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Calvin Leon Natt (born January 8, 1957) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'6" (1.98 m) forward, Natt played at Northeast Louisiana University under coach Lenny Fant. After college, he played 11 NBA seasons (19791990), spending time with the New Jersey Nets, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs, and Indiana Pacers. He represented the Nuggets in the 1985 NBA All-Star Game, and retired with 10,291 career points. He is the older brother of former NBA player Kenny Natt.[1] Natt's nickname was "Pit Bull".[2]

Calvin Natt
Personal information
Born (1957-01-08) January 8, 1957 (age 62)
Monroe, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolBastrop (Bastrop, Louisiana)
CollegeLouisiana–Monroe (1975–1979)
NBA draft1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
Selected by the New Jersey Nets
Playing career1979–1990
PositionSmall forward
Number43, 33, 7, 42
Career history
1979–1980New Jersey Nets
19801984Portland Trail Blazers
19841989Denver Nuggets
1989San Antonio Spurs
1989–1990Indiana Pacers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points10,291 (17.2 ppg)
Rebounds4,070 (6.8 rpg)
Assists1,306 (2.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Calvin Natt later became an ordained minister. He owns a funeral home in Denver, Colorado.[1]

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NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1979–80 New Jersey 53 38.6 .479 .200 .711 9.7 2.1 1.5 .4 19.7
1979–80 Portland 25 32.4 .480 .500 .770 7.1 2.3 1.0 .5 20.4
1980–81 Portland 74 28.5 .497 .500 .707 5.8 2.1 1.0 .2 13.4
1981–82 Portland 75 71 34.7 .576 .250 .750 8.2 2.0 .8 .5 17.7
1982–83 Portland 80 80 36.0 .543 .150 .792 7.5 2.1 .8 .4 20.4
1983–84 Portland 79 74 33.4 .583 .118 .797 6.0 2.3 .9 .3 16.2
1984–85 Denver 78 76 34.1 .546 .000 .793 7.8 3.1 1.0 .4 23.3
1985–86 Denver 69 62 29.1 .504 .333 .801 6.3 2.4 .8 .2 17.7
1986–87 Denver 1 1 20.0 .400 1.000 5.0 2.0 1.0 .0 10.0
1987–88 Denver 27 7 19.7 .490 .000 .740 3.6 1.7 .5 .1 9.6
1988–89 Denver 14 0 12.0 .440 .000 .710 3.3 .5 .4 .1 4.7
1988–89 San Antonio 10 0 18.5 .379 .729 3.2 1.1 .2 .2 8.5
1989–90 Indiana 14 0 11.7 .645 .773 2.5 .6 .1 .0 4.1
Career 599 371 31.4 .528 .219 .768 6.8 2.2 .9 .3 17.2
All-Star 1 0 11.0 .333 .500 3.0 1.0 3.0

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1980 Portland 3 41.7 .438 .000 .600 8.0 .7 .7 .3 16.0
1981 Portland 3 31.7 .452 .500 6.7 .3 .3 .3 10.7
1983 Portland 7 39.1 .490 .500 .646 9.1 1.6 1.1 .1 18.9
1984 Portland 5 39.0 .514 .000 .694 7.6 1.8 1.2 .2 19.8
1985 Denver 15 15 33.9 .550 .809 6.6 3.8 .5 .3 22.3
1986 Denver 10 6 29.3 .465 .500 .780 7.9 2.8 .2 .3 17.9
1990 Indiana 2 0 7.0 .333 1.0 .5 .0 .0 1.0
Career 45 21 33.4 .503 .222 .736 7.2 2.4 .6 .3 18.4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b An exciting time for Natt[permanent dead link] by Marq Mitcham – June 5, 2007
  2. ^ Graham, Pat (December 26, 2008). "Calvin Natt assists grieving parents with funerals". USA Today. Retrieved October 2, 2013.

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