Full Name: Oscar Palmer Robertson
Born: 11/24/38 in Charlotte, Tenn.
High School: Crispus Attucks (Ind.)
College: Cincinnati
Drafted: Cincinnati Royals, 1960
Transactions: Traded to Milwaukee Bucks, 4/21/70
Height: 6-5; Weight: 220 lbs.
Nickname: Big O
Honors: Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1980); NBA champion (1971); NBA MVP (1964); Nine-time All-NBA First Team (1961-69); All NBA Second Team (1970, '71); Rookie of the Year (1961); 12-time NBA All-Star (1961-72); All-Star MVP (1961, '64, '69); One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Olympic gold medalist (1960).
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NBA Regular Season
(* led league; ** tied for league lead)
Year
Team
G
Min.
FGM
FGA
Pct.
FTM
FTA
Pct.
Reb.
Ast.
PF
D
Pts.
RPG
APG
PPG
60-61
Cincinnati
71
3012
756
1600
.473
653
794
.822
716
*690
219
3
2165
10.1
*9.7
30.5
61-62
Cincinnati
79
3503
866
1810
.478
700
872
.803
985
*899
258
1
2432
12.5
*11.4
30.8
62-63
Cincinnati
80
3521
825
1593
.518
614
758
.810
835
758
293
1
2264
10.4
9.5
28.3
63-64
Cincinnati
79
3559
840
1740
.483
*800
938
*.853
783
*868
280
3
2480
9.9
*11.0
31.4
64-65
Cincinnati
75
3421
807
1681
.480
*665
793
.839
674
*861
205
2
2279
9.0
*11.5
30.4
65-66
Cincinnati
76
3493
818
1723
.475
742
881
.842
586
*847
227
1
2378
7.7
*11.1
31.3
66-67
Cincinnati
79
3468
838
1699
.493
736
843
.873
486
845
226
2
2412
6.2
*10.7
30.5
67-68
Cincinnati
65
2765
660
1321
.500
*576
660
*.873
391
633
199
2
1896
6.0
*9.7
*29.2
68-69
Cincinnati
79
3461
656
1351
.486
*643
767
.838
502
*772
231
2
1955
6.4
*9.8
24.7
69-70
Cincinnati
69
2865
647
1267
.511
454
561
.809
422
558
175
1
1748
6.1
8.1
25.3
70-71
Milwaukee
81
3194
592
1193
.496
385
453
.850
462
668
203
0
1569
5.7
8.2
19.4
71-72
Milwaukee
64
2390
419
887
.472
276
330
.836
323
491
116
0
1114
5.0
7.7
17.4
72-73
Milwaukee
73
2737
446
983
.454
238
281
.847
360
551
167
0
1130
4.9
7.5
15.5
Year
Team
G
Min.
FGM
FGA
Pct.
FTM
FTA
Pct.
Off.
Def.
Tot.
Ast.
St.
Blk.
TO
Pts.
RPG
APG
PPG
73-74
Mil.
70
2477
338
772
.438
212
254
.835
71
208
279
446
77
4.0
...
888
4
6.4
12.7
Totals
1040
43866
9508
19620
.485
7694
9185
.838
...
...
7804
9887
77
4.0
...
26710
7.5
9.5
25.7
Three-point field goals: 1974-75, 0-9 (.000). 1975-76, 2-9 (.222)

NBA Playoffs
Year
Team
G
Min.
FGM
FGA
Pct.
FTM
FTA
Pct.
Reb.
Ast.
PF
D
Pts.
RPG
APG
PPG
61-62
Cincinnati
4
185
42
81
.519
31
39
.795
44
44
18
1
115
11.0
11.0
28.8
62-63
Cincinnati
12
570
124
264
.470
133
154
.864
156
108
41
0
381
13.0
9.0
31.8
63-64
Cincinnati
10
471
92
202
.455
109
127
.858
89
84
30
0
293
8.9
8.4
29.3
64-65
Cincinnati
4
195
38
89
.427
36
39
.923
19
48
14
0
112
4.8
12.0
28.0
65-66
Cincinnati
5
224
49
120
.408
61
68
.897
38
39
20
1
159
7.6
7.8
31.8
66-67
Cincinnati
4
183
33
64
.516
33
37
.892
16
45
9
0
99
4.0
11.3
24.8
70-71
Milwaukee
14
520
102
210
.486
52
69
.754
70
124
39
0
256
5.0
8.9
18.3
71-72
Milwaukee
11
380
57
140
.407
30
36
.833
64
83
29
0
144
5.8
7.5
13.1
72-73
Milwaukee
6
256
48
96
.500
31
34
.912
28
45
21
1
127
4.7
7.5
21.2
Year
Team
G
Min.
FGM
FGA
Pct.
FTM
FTA
Pct.
Off.
Def.
Tot.
Ast.
St.
Blk.
TO
Pts.
RPG
APG
PPG
73-74
Mil.
16
689
90
200
.450
44
52
.846
15
39
54
149
15
4.0
...
224.0
3.4
9.3
14
Totals
86
3673
675
1466
.460
560
655
.855
...
...
578
769
15
4.0
...
1910.0
6.7
8.9
22.2

NBA All-Star Games
Year
Team
Min.
FGM
FGA
Pct.
FTM
FTA
Pct.
Reb.
Ast.
PF
D
Pts.
1961
Cincinnati
34
8
13
.615
7
9
.778
9
14
5
0
23
1962
Cincinnati
37
9
20
.450
8
14
.571
7
13
3
0
26
1963
Cincinnati
37
9
15
.600
3
4
.750
3
6
5
0
21
1964
Cincinnati
42
10
23
.435
6
10
.600
14
8
4
0
26
1965
Cincinnati
40
8
18
.444
12
13
.923
6
8
5
0
28
1966
Cincinnati
25
6
12
.500
5
6
.833
10
8
0
0
17
1967
Cincinnati
34
9
20
.450
8
10
.800
2
5
4
0
26
1968
Cincinnati
22
7
9
.778
4
7
.571
1
5
2
0
18
1969
Cincinnati
32
8
16
.500
8
8
1.000
6
5
3
0
24
1970
Cincinnati
29
9
11
.818
3
4
.750
6
4
3
0
21
1971
Milwaukee
24
2
6
.333
1
3
.333
2
2
3
0
5
1972
Milwaukee
24
3
9
.333
5
10
.500
3
3
4
0
11
Totals
380
88
172
.512
70
98
.714
69
81
41
0
246

University of Cincinnati
Year
Team
G
Min.
FGM
FGA
Pct.
FTM
FTA
Pct.
Reb.
Ast.
Pts.
RPG
APG
PPG
56-57
Cincinnati
13
...
151
...
...
127
178
.713
...
...
429
...
...
33.0
57-58
Cincinnati
28
1085
352
617
.571
280
355
.789
425
...
984
15.2
...
35.1
58-59
Cincinnati
30
1172
331
650
.509
316
398
.794
489
206
978
16.3
6.9
32.6
59-60
Cincinnati
30
1155
369
701
.526
273
361
.756
424
219
1011
14.1
7.3
33.7
Varsity totals
88
3412
1052
1968
.535
869
1114
.780
1338
...
2973
15.2
...
33.8