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Don Ford



Position: Forward
Full Name: Donald J. Ford
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Born: December 31, 1952 in Santa Barbara, California
Height: 6-9
Weight: 215
High School: Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California
College: University of California, Santa Barbara
Drafted: 6th Round, 2nd Pick - LA Lakers, 1975
Jersey#: 35

Played for the Lakers from 1975 to 1980


Ford signed with the Lakers in 1975 after passing up his senior year at UC Santa Barbara. He lasted four and a half years with the Lakers, before being sent to Cleveland midway through the 1979-80 season for Butch Lee. The deal also involved swapping first round picks in 1982, giving the Lakers the pick that ended up being the first overall pick. With that pick the Lakers selected James Worthy.



Regular Season Stats


YEAR TEAM G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB RPG AST PF STL TO BLK PTS PPG
1976 LAL 76 1838 311 710 .438 104 139 .748 0 0 - 333 4.4 111 186 50 0 14 726 9.6
1977 LAL 82 1782 262 570 .460 73 102 .716 0 0 - 353 4.3 133 170 60 0 21 597 7.3
1978 LAL 79 1945 272 576 .472 68 90 .756 0 0 - 353 4.5 142 210 68 88 46 612 7.7
1979 LAL 79 1540 228 450 .507 72 89 .809 0 0 - 268 3.4 101 177 51 93 25 528 6.7
1980 CLE 21 419 65 144 .451 22 25 .880 1 2 .500 87 4.1 29 45 11 21 6 153 7.3
1980 TOT 73 999 131 274 .478 45 53 .849 1 3 .333 185 2.5 65 131 22 51 21 308 4.2
1980 LAL 52 580 66 130 .508 23 28 .821 0 1 - 98 1.9 36 86 11 30 15 155 3.0
1981 CLE 64 996 100 224 .446 22 24 .917 0 3 - 164 2.6 84 100 15 49 12 222 3.5
1982 CLE 21 201 9 24 .375 5 6 .833 0 1 - 35 1.7 11 30 8 15 0 23 1.1
CAREER 474 9301 1313 2828 .464 389 503 .773 1 7 .143 1691 3.6 647 1004 274 296 139 3016 6.4


Playoff Stats


YEAR TEAM G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB RPG AST PF STL TO BLK PTS PPG
1977 LAL 11 333 42 98 .429 27 36 .750 0 0 - 58 5.3 37 28 0 0 0 111 10.1
1978 LAL 1 10 0 3 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 5 5.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
CAREER 12 343 42 101 .416 27 36 .750 0 0 - 63 5.3 37 30 1 0 0 111 9.3