Zaza Pachulia

#27 C / Golden St. Warriors / EXP: 14YRS Height: 6-11 Weight: 275 lb Age: 33 College: No College

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22%
Start
15%
C Rank
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Player Outlook

Zaza Pachulia took a pay cut and accepted a reduced role to join the Warriors on a one-year deal last summer, effectively replacing starting center Andrew Bogut, who was traded to Pachulia's former Mavericks squad. Though not as adept as Bogut as a facilitator or shot blocker, Pachulia excelled at pounding the glass. He averaged 5.9 rebounds per game -- including 2.0 per game on the offensive end -- in just 18.1 minutes per game. While his scoring naturally took a hit as a result of frequently sharing the floor with four All-Stars, Pachulia managed to pick his spots effectively on the offensive end, shooting 53.4 percent from the field, nearly seven points above his career rate. After Pachulia's decision to sacrifice personal production for the team's greater good netted him his first championship ring, he elected to re-sign with Golden State in the offseason while receiving only a slight raise, locking him back into a starting role for 2017-18. However, with the Warriors also retaining JaVale McGee -- who provided a more athletic, rim-protecting change of pace at center -- and Draymond Green still around to man the position when coach Steve Kerr rolls out smaller lineups, Pachulia could once again be held to under 20 minutes per game, which would significantly limit his Fantasy appeal.

Player News
  • Pachulia agreed to stay with the Warriors on Friday, accepting a one-year, $3.5 million deal, Sam Amick of USA Today reports. Last season, the veteran turned down more lucrative offers to sign with the Warriors on a one-year deal, and he may have done the same again. It seems unlikely that he'll see much of a role change, so his fantasy value should remain relatively unchanged. He averaged 6.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists across 18.1 minutes per game last season.

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  • Zaza Pachulia: Set to become free agent
    By RotoWire Staff

    Pachulia will be an unrestricted free agent once the free agency period begins Saturday morning. No real news here, though it's worth noting that the Warriors may have to pay up if they hope to keep Pachulia around. While the 33-year-old was mostly a role player for the defending champions, he reportedly turned down much more lucrative offers to sign a one-year deal with Golden State last summer. Whether or not he'll be willing to accept a lower figure again remains to be seen.

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  • Warriors' Zaza Pachulia: Efficient in Game 1 win
    By RotoWire Staff

    Pachulia (heel) compiled eight points (4-5 FG), six rebounds and two steals over 14 minutes during Thursday's 113-91 win over the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA finals. Pachulia was good to go as expected for the series-opening tilt, although he didn't need to log many minutes in what turned out to be a comfortable victory. The veteran center had missed the last two games of the conference finals versus the Spurs, but he figures to see minutes in the teens at a minimum during the series against the Cavs.

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  • Pachulia has been given the green light to participate in Thursday's Game 1 against the Cavaliers, Connor Letourneau of the San Fransisco Chronicle reports. There wasn't much doubt that Pachulia would play during Game 1 after a nine-day layoff between rounds gave his bruised heel ample time to recover. He is expected to get the start at center.

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  • Warriors' Zaza Pachulia: Says he will play in Finals
    By RotoWire Staff

    Pachulia (heel) says he will be 'fine' to play in the NBA Finals given the nine-day layoff, Ramona Shelburne of ESPN reports. With the NBA Finals starting on June 1, the big man will have plenty of time to rest and let his bruised heel recover. While the news is coming from Pachulia himself rather than the medical staff, it seems reasonable to believe his word given the timetable. He should be expected to play and start at center for the Warriors during Game 1.

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Last 7 Games

DATEOppResultMinPTSTRBASTBKSTTOFPTS
4/12
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4/10
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4/08
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W 123-101 22 2 9 3 0 0 1 16
4/05
W 120-111 18 4 3 2 1 0 3 9
4/04
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4/02
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W 139-115 14 8 5 1 0 1 1 15
3/31
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W 107-98 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 3

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Career Stats

Season G FG FGP 3PT 3PTP FT FTP PTS PPG FPTS
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 70 164 53.4 0 0 98 77.8 426 6.09 1105
2015 76 219 46.6 0 0.0 212 76.8 650 8.55 1591
2014 73 240 45.4 0 0.0 126 78.8 606 8.30 1430
2013 53 149 42.7 0 0.0 110 84.6 408 7.70 980
2012 52 114 47.3 0 0.0 78 75.7 306 5.88 777
2011 58 169 49.9 0 0.0 117 74.1 455 7.84 1073
2010 79 107 46.1 0 0.0 135 75.4 349 4.42 785
2009 78 120 48.8 0 0.0 93 65.0 333 4.27 720
2008 77 159 49.7 0 0.0 163 70.9 481 6.25 1001
2007 62 107 43.7 0 0.0 108 70.6 322 5.19 610
2006 72 291 47.4 0 0.0 293 78.6 875 12.15 1538
2005 78 307 45.1 0 0.0 297 73.5 911 11.68 1730
2004 74 160 45.2 0 0.0 138 74.6 458 6.19 964
2003 59 68 38.9 0 0.0 58 64.4 194 3.29 393
3 Year Avg 73 208 47.8 0 0.0 145 77.5 561 7.68 1375
Career 961 2374 46.5 0 0.0 2026 74.8 6774 7.05

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