Purvis Short
The Houston Rocket Career of

Purvis Short



Position: Forward/Guard
DOB: Tuesday, July 2, 1957
Height: 6-7
Weight: 220 pounds
College: Jackson State, 1978
Jersey Worn: #10


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Percentages and Per Game Numbers
Season G MPG FG% FT% 3P% Fouls DQ REB APG SPG BPG TO PPG
1987-88 81 24.06 48.07 85.83 23.81 197 0 2.74 2.00 0.72 0.17 1.46 14.31
1988-89 65 17.80 41.25 86.52 27.27 116 1 2.75 1.65 0.68 0.20 1.08 7.42
Averages: 73 21.27 45.84 86.02 25.93 157 0.50 2.75 1.84 0.70 0.18 1.29 11.24

Total Numbers
Season G MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3M 3A RB-O RB-D RB AST STL BLK TO PTS
1987-88 81 1,949 474 986 206 240 5 21 71 151 222 162 58 14 118 1159
1988-89 65 1,157 198 480 77 89 9 33 65 114 179 107 44 13 70 482
Total: 146 3,106 672 1,466 283 329 14 54 136 265 401 269 102 27 188 1,641


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