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Neil Johnston

Basketball

Philadelphia Warriors

Played 8 NBA seasons as a C for the Philadelphia Warriors (1951-59)

Became one of the NBA most prolific scorers with a devastating sweeping hook shot

Career statistics of 19.4 PPG, 11.3 RPG, .444 FG%, .768 FT%

6 time NBA All Star (1953-58)

6 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Points

3 times led the NBA in Points (1952-55)

6 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in PPG

3 times led the NBA in PPG (1952-55)

6 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in FG

2 times led the NBA in FG (1952-54)

6 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in FG%

3 times led the NBA in FG% (1952-53, 1955-57)

6 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in FT

3 times led the NBA in FT (1952-55)

2 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in FT%

5 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Rebounds

1 time led the NBA in Rebounds (1954-55)

5 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Rebounds Per Game

1 time led the NBA in Rebounds Per Game (1954-55)

3 times led the Warriors in Points (1952-55)

3 times led the Warriors in Points Per Game (1952-55)

2 times led the Warriors in Field Goals (1952-54)

6 times led the Warriors in Field Goal % (1951-55, 1956-58)

5 times led the Warriors in Free Throws (1952-56, 1957-58)

6 times led the Warriors in Rebounds (1952-58)

6 times led the Warriors in Rebounds Per Game (1952-58)

Current rank on the Warriors Career Leaders

  • 8th in PTS [10,023]
  • 9th in FG [3303]
  • 3rd in FT [3417]
  • 6th in REB [5856]
  • 4th in RPG [11.3]

Recorded 39 rebounds vs. Syracuse, the 24th most in NBA history (12/4/54)

4 time 1st Team All-NBA selection (1952-56)

1 time 2nd Team All-NBA selection (1956-57)

Coached the Warriors for the first two seasons of Wilt Chamberlain’s career (1959-61)

Current rank on the NBA Career Leaders

  • 21st in RPG [11.3]

Member of the NBA Champion Philadelphia Warriors (1956)

Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1990)

 

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