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21Charlie Ward
NBA.com Player File
Position: Guard
Born: 10/12/70
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190 lbs.
College - Florida State '94

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Notched his 1,000th career assist, totaling 18 points and a game-high 13 assists, in a 115-113 overtime win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on 2/25/99
Recorded 10 points, career-highs of 9 rebounds and 5 steals, and 5 assists in an 82-74 victory over the New Jersey Nets on 2/23/99
Led the Knicks in 1997-98 in assists (5.7 apg, 17th in the NBA) and steals (1.76 spg, 12th)
Established career-bests in 1997-98 in scoring (7.8 ppg), field-goal percentage (.455), free-throw percentage (.805), three-pointers made (81) and attempted (215), three-point percentage (.377), assists and steals
Notched a career-high 17 assists, adding 13 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals, against the Chicago Bulls on 4/18/98
Posted a career-high 19 points (4-6 3FG), a game-high 11 assists and 6 rebounds against the Portland Trail Blazers on 3/19/98
Finished fourth in the AT&T Shootout during the 1998 NBA All-Star Weekend in New York
Played in more games (79) and more minutes (1,763), and recorded more points (409) and assists (326), in 1996-97 than he totaled in his first two pro seasons combined
Made his first NBA three-pointer against the Denver Nuggets on 3/12/95
Has appeared in 26 career NBA Playoff games, averaging 4.5 ppg, 4.5 apg and 2.8 rpg

PERSONAL
Hosted a youth basketball camp in the summer of 1998
Charlie and his wife Tonja were married on 8/26/95
Won the Heisman Trophy as the nation's top collegiate football player after leading the Florida State Seminoles to the 1993 national title
Earned a degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Florida State
Did not play baseball in college, but was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1993 free agent draft and by the New York Yankees in 1994
An avid tennis buff, he participated in the Arthur Ashe AIDS Tennis Challenge prior to the the 1994 U.S. Open

1 9 9 9 - 2 0 0 0   S E A S O N   H I G H S - C A R E E R   H I G H S
  1999-2000 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
Points 12@ Pistons, 11/5/99 19vs. Blazers, 3/19/98
Field Goals Made 42 Times 8vs. Timberwolves, 2/25/99
Field Goals Attempted 13@ Cavs, 11/6/99 18vs. Timberwolves, 2/25/99
Three point Field Goals Made 3@ Cavs, 11/6/99 45 Times
Three point Field Goals Attempted 72 Times 9@ Heat, 1/28/98
Free Throws Made 2@ Pistons, 11/5/99 8vs. Nets, 12/30/96
Free Throws Attempted 23 Times 82 Times
Offensive Rebounds 13 Times 3@ Blazers, 2/26/97
Defensive Rebounds 42 Times 9vs. Nets, 2/23/99
Total Rebounds 5@ Cavs, 11/6/99 9vs. Nets, 2/23/99
Assists 10@ Cavs, 11/6/99 17@ Bulls, 4/18/98
Steals 22 Times 57 Times
Blocks 12 Times 4vs. Celtics, 11/4/97
Minutes Played 35@ Cavs, 11/6/99 452 Times

C A R E E R   A V E R A G E S REBOUNDS
YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG PPG
94-95 Ny 10 0 4.4 .211 .100 .700 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.20 0.00 1.6
95-96 Ny 62 1 12.7 .399 .333 .685 0.5 1.2 1.6 2.1 0.87 0.10 3.9
96-97 Ny 79 21 22.3 .395 .312 .760 0.6 2.2 2.8 4.1 1.05 0.19 5.2
97-98 Ny 82 82 28.3 .455 .377 .805 0.4 3.0 3.3 5.7 1.76 0.45 7.8
98-99 Ny 50 50 31.1 .404 .356 .705 0.5 3.0 3.4 5.4 2.06 0.16 7.6
99-00 Ny 6 6 30.3 .291 .313 .667 0.5 2.7 3.2 6.5 1.33 0.33 7.7
Career 289 160 23.0 .412 .343 .749 0.5 2.3 2.7 4.3 1.36 0.24 6.0
Playoff 46 30 22.4 .386 .316 .657 0.4 1.9 2.3 4.2 1.72 0.11 4.6

C A R E E R   T O T A L S REBOUNDS
YEAR TEAM G GS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT AST STL BLK PTS
94-95 Ny 10 0 44 4-19 1-10 7-10 1 5 6 4 2 0 16
95-96 Ny 62 1 787 87-218 33-99 37-54 29 73 102 132 54 6 244
96-97 Ny 79 21 1763 133-337 48-154 95-125 45 175 220 326 83 15 409
97-98 Ny 82 82 2317 235-516 81-215 91-113 32 242 274 466 144 37 642
98-99 Ny 50 50 1556 135-334 53-149 55-78 23 149 172 271 103 8 378
99-00 Ny 6 6 182 16-55 10-32 4-6 3 16 19 39 8 2 46
Career 289 160 6649 610-1479 226-659 289-386 133 660 793 1238 394 68 1735
Playoff 46 30 1029 78-202 31-98 23-35 20 88 108 191 79 5 210

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