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Nate Archibald
Nate Archibald
Personal information
Born Nathaniel Archibald
September 2, 1948 (1948-09-02) (age 72)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 150 lbs (68 kg)
Career information
High school DeWitt Clinton
(The Bronx, New York)
College Arizona Western CC (1966–1967)
UTEP (1967–1970)
NBA Draft 1970 / Round: 2 / Pick: 19th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career 1970–1984 (14 years)
Position Point Guard
Career history
1970–1976 Cincinnati Royals / Kansas City Kings
1976–1977 New York Nets
1977–1978 Buffalo Braves
1978–1983 Boston Celtics
1983–1984 Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA champion (1981)
  • 6× NBA All-Star (1973, 1975, 1976, 1980–1982)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (1981)
  • 3× All-NBA First Team (1973, 1975, 1976)
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1972, 1981)
  • NBA scoring champion (1973)
  • NBA assists leader (1973)
  • NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • No. 1 retired by Sacramento Kings
  • First-team All-WAC (1970)
  • No. 14 retired by UTEP
Career NBA statistics

Points 16,481 (18.8 ppg)
Rebounds 6,476 (7.4 apg)
Assists 2,046 (2.3 rpg)

Nathaniel "Tiny" Archibald (born September 2, 1948) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was most notably with the Cincinnati Royals, Kansas City - Omaha Kings and Boston Celtics. He is the only player in NBA history to lead the league in scoring and assists in the same season. In 1991 he was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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