Lee Shaffer

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Lee Shaffer
Personal information
Born (1939-02-23) February 23, 1939 (age 79)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Baldwin (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
College North Carolina (1957–1960)
NBA draft 1960 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Playing career 1961–1964
Position Small forward
Number 22
Career history
19611964 Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,291 (16.8 ppg)
Rebounds 1,240 (6.3 rpg)
Assists 232 (1.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Lee Philip Shaffer II (born February 23, 1939) is an American former professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward born in Chicago, Shaffer starred at the University of North Carolina, where he was the ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year in 1960. He then played three seasons (1961–1964) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers franchise. An NBA All-Star in 1963, Shaffer held career averages of 16.8 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game.

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1961–62 Syracuse 75 27.8 .436 .771 6.8 1.3 16.9
1962–63 Syracuse 80 29.9 .429 .784 6.6 1.2 18.6
1963–64 Philadelphia 41 24.7 .370 .767 5.0 .9 13.1
Career 196 28.0 .420 .776 6.3 1.2 16.8

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1962 Syracuse 5 34.8 .354 .774 11.0 1.4 18.8
1963 Syracuse 5 34.6 .479 .800 4.6 1.2 27.2
1964 Philadelphia 3 13.3 .364 .500 1.3 .7 5.7
Career 13 29.8 .416 .778 6.3 1.2 19.0

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