PLAYER PROFILE

PAUL SEYMOUR

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Paul Seymour grew up in Toledo, Ohio, and played for the University of Toledo for one season, and then joined the Toledo Jeeps of the National Basketball League in 1946. The following year, after playing briefly for the Baltimore  in the Basketball Association of America, he joined the Syracuse Nationals, and he played for them until 1958, averaging 8.6 points a game for his professional career. Seymour, a 6-foot-2-inch guard known for his intensity, averaged 14.6 points a game and 6.7 assists for the Syracuse team that won the 1955 N.B.A. title. He served as coach of the Nationals from 1956 to 1960 and coached the St. Louis Hawks to a Western Division title in 1961. He also coached the Baltimore Bullets for one season (1965-66) and then was hired to coach the Detroit Pistons for the final 60 games of the 1968-69 season. He compiled an overall N.B.A. coaching record of 271-243.

PAUL SEYMOUR Height: 5:11 Weight: 180 College: Toledo’46
Paul Norman Seymour Born: Jan 30, 1928 Died: May 5, 1998 Hometown: Toledo, Oh.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1946-47 Toledo NBL 33 41 17 30 .567 99 3.0
1947-48 New Orleans PBLA 8 43 27 33 .818 113 14.1
1947-48 Baltimore BAA 22 27 22 37 .595 76 3.5
1947-48 Syracuse NBL 30 79 47 64 .734 205 6.8
1948-49 Syracuse NBL 63 120 70 106 .660 310 4.9
1949-50 Syracuse NBA 62 175 126 176 .716 476 7.7
1950-51 Syracuse NBA 51 125 117 159 .736 367 7.2
1951-52 Syracuse NBA 66 206 186 245 .759 598 9.1
1952-53 Syracuse NBA 67 306 340 416 .817 952 14.2
1953-54 Syracuse NBA 71 316 299 368 .813 931 13.1
1954-55 Syracuse NBA 72 375 300 370 .811 1050 14.6
1955-56 Syracuse NBA 57 227 188 233 .807 642 11.3
1956-57 Syracuse NBA 65 143 101 123 .821 387 6.0
1957-58 Syracuse NBA 64 107 53 63 .841 267 4.2
1958-59 Syracuse NBA 21 32 26 29 .897 90 4.3
1959-60 Syracuse NBA 4 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Major League Totals 756 ### 1919 ### .783 6563 8.7
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1946-47 Toledo NBL 5 2 6 10 .600 10 2.0
1946-47 Toledo WBT 4 3 0 0 .000 6 1.5
1947-48 Syracuse NBL 3 12 5 7 .714 29 9.7
1948-49 Syracuse NBL 6 21 9 10 .900 51 8.5
1949-50 Syracuse NBA 11 27 24 28 .857 78 7.1
1950-51 Syracuse NBA 7 10 14 21 .667 34 4.9
1951-52 Syracuse NBA 7 25 35 43 .814 85 12.1
1952-53 Syracuse NBA 2 9 18 19 .947 36 18.0
1953-54 Syracuse NBA 13 59 76 94 .809 194 14.9
1954-55 Syracuse NBA 11 46 45 50 .900 137 12.5
1955-56 Syracuse NBA 7 16 15 20 .750 47 6.7
1956-57 Syracuse NBA 5 8 5 6 .833 21 4.2
1957-58 Syracuse NBA 3 8 2 3 .667 18 6.0
Major League Totals 84 246 254 311 .817 746 8.9
This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.