Purvis Short

Small forward/Shooting guard | Retired

Purvis Short
  • Height: 2.01 m / 6 ft 7 in
  • Weight: 95 kg / 209 lbs
  • Age: 62   Birth date:
  • Birth place: Hattiesburg (Mississippi)
  • Full name: Purvis Short
  • Nationality: United States
  • College: Jackson State
  • Draft: 1978 / Pick: 5

NBA career

  • Seasons: 12
  • Playoffs*: 3
  • NBA Finals*: 0
  • NBA titles*: 0
(*) Only if playoffs played

Regular season per game

MPPTSRBASFG3PFT
Career29.217.34.32.5472882

Playoffs per game

MPPTSRBASFG3PFT
Career20.110.42.81.642088

Purvis Short NBA awards and honors

Purvis Short NBA career full stats

Career regular season average stats per game

YEARTEAMGPGSMINFG3PFTREBASTSTLTOBLKPFPTSEFF
1978-79GSW75--22.747.9--67.14.61.30.71.50.23.110.610.2
1979-80GSW62--26.450.30.081.25.12.01.02.00.13.017.015.5
1980-81GSW79--29.247.517.682.04.93.21.01.80.23.116.115.4
1981-82GSW76823.448.821.480.13.52.80.91.60.12.914.413.2
1982-83GSW675735.848.726.782.85.33.41.42.90.23.621.418.8
1983-84GSW797637.347.330.679.35.53.11.32.90.13.222.818.8
1984-85GSW787739.546.031.381.75.13.01.53.10.33.328.021.1
1985-86GSW646337.948.230.686.55.13.71.42.90.33.625.521.8
1986-87GSW341527.947.923.585.64.02.51.32.00.23.018.316.0
1987-88HOU811124.148.123.885.82.72.00.71.50.22.414.311.7
1988-89HOU651617.841.327.386.52.81.60.71.10.21.87.47.1
1989-90NJN822427.045.528.683.53.01.80.81.50.22.513.110.7
Total84234729.247.428.282.44.32.51.02.00.22.917.314.9

Career regular totals per season

YEARTEAMGPGSMINFG3PFTREBASTSTLTOBLKPFPTSEFF
1978-79GSW75--1703369/771--/--57/85347975411112233795764
1979-80GSW62--1636461/9160/6134/1653161236312291861056959
1980-81GSW79--2309549/11573/17168/205391249781431924412691218
1981-82GSW7681782456/9356/28177/221266209651221022010951000
1982-83GSW67572397589/12094/15255/308354228941941424214371260
1983-84GSW79762945714/150922/72353/4454382461032281125218031486
1984-85GSW78773081819/178047/150501/6133982341162412725521861647
1985-86GSW64632427633/131315/49351/406329237921842222916321393
1986-87GSW3415950240/5014/17137/1601378645687103621544
1987-88HOU81111949474/9865/21206/24022216258118141971159951
1988-89HOU65161157198/4809/3377/89179107447013116482461
1989-90NJN82242213432/95010/35198/23724814566119202021072875
Total842347245495934/12507125/4432614/317436252123878172017824791460712558
GP.- Games played GS.- Games started MIN.- Minutes played FG.- Field goals 3P.- Three pointers FT.- Free throws REB.- Rebounds AST.- Assists STL.- Steals TO.- Turnovers BLK.- Blocks PF.- Personal fouls PTS.- Points EFF.- Efficiency=PTS+REB+BLK+AST+STL-TO-(FGA-FGM)-(FTA-FTM)

Career playoff average stats per game

YEARTEAMGPGSMINFG3PFTREBASTSTLTOBLKPFPTSEFF
1986-87GSW10025.346.30.088.93.32.71.22.10.23.414.612.9
1987-88HOU4017.826.90.0100.02.30.30.31.00.02.05.52.5
1988-89HOU409.338.10.060.02.30.30.00.30.01.84.83.3
Total18020.142.40.087.82.81.60.71.40.12.710.48.4

Career playoff totals per season

YEARTEAMGPGSMINFG3PFTREBASTSTLTOBLKPFPTSEFF
1986-87GSW10025357/1230/232/3633271221234146129
1987-88HOU40717/260/18/89114082210
1988-89HOU40378/210/23/59101071913
Total18036172/1700/543/4951291326249187152
GP.- Games played GS.- Games started MIN.- Minutes played FG.- Field goals 3P.- Three pointers FT.- Free throws REB.- Rebounds AST.- Assists STL.- Steals TO.- Turnovers BLK.- Blocks PF.- Personal fouls PTS.- Points EFF.- Efficiency=PTS+REB+BLK+AST+STL-TO-(FGA-FGM)-(FTA-FTM)