Monday, June 26, 2017

1949-50 Waterloo Hawks (NBA)

1949-50 WATERLOO HAWKS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Western Division
Finished: 19-43 .306, 5th place


  • Head Coaches: 
Charley Shipp (January 7, 1914 - October 14, 1963) 8-27 - Also played (See below)
Jack Smiley  (December 22, 1922 - July 30, 2000) 11-16 - Also played (See below)


PLAYERS: 
Don Boven
  • Harry Boykoff (July 24, 1922 - February 20, 2001)
Biography

  • Paul Cloyd (June 13, 1920 - December 28, 2005)
Biography

  • Elmer Gainer (November 22, 1918 - September 29, 1970)
Biography

  • Hoot Gibson (December 5, 1921 - February 1, 1958)
Biography

  • Dale Hamilton (August 16, 1919 - August 12, 1994)
Biography

  • Leo Kubiak (b. December 25, 1927)
Biography

  • Dick Mehen (May 20, 1922 - December 14, 1986)
Biography

Ken Menke
Al Miksis
Gene Ollrich
Johnny Orr
  • Stan Patrick (May 5, 1922 - January 1, 2000)
Biography

Johnny Payak
Jack Phelan
John Pritchard
Wayne See


  • Charley Shipp (December 3, 1913 - March 21, 1988)
Biography

  • Jack Smiley (December 22, 1922 - July 30, 2000)
Biography

  • Gene Stump (b. November 13, 1923)
Biography

  • Bob Tough (August 28, 1920 - April 7, 1999)
Biography

1949-50 Washington Capitols (NBA)

1949-50 WASHINGTON CAPITOLS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Eastern Division
Finished: 32-36 .471, 3rd place

Division Semifinals - Lost to New York, 2-0

  • Head Coach:  Bob Feerick (January 2, 1920 - June 8, 1976) Also played. See below.

PLAYERS:  

Hooks Dillon
  • Bob Feerick (January 2, 1920 - June 8, 1976)
Biography

  • Chuck Gilmur (August 13, 1922 - January 13, 2011)
Biography

  • Chick Halbert (February 27, 1919 - March 4, 2013)
Biography

  • Leo Katkaveck (April 17, 1923 - May 6, 2006)
Biography

  • John Mandic (October 3, 1919 - June 22, 2003)
Biography

  • Bones McKinney (January 1, 1919 - May 16, 1997)
Biography

  • Jack Nichols (April 9, 1926 - December 24, 1992)
Biography

  • Johnny Norlander (March 5, 1921 - March 6, 2002)
Biography

  • Dick O'Keefe (September 29, 1923 - December 17, 2006)
Biography

  • Don Otten (April 18, 1921 -September 18, 1985)
Biography

  • Chick Reiser (December 17, 1914 - July 29, 1996)
Biography

  • Dick Schulz (January 3, 1917 - June 26, 1998)
Biography

  • Fred Scolari (March 1, 1922 - October 17, 2002)
Biography

1949-50 Tri-Cities Blakchawks (NBA)

1949-50 TRI-CITIES BLACKHAWKS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Western Division
Finished: 29-35 .453, 3rd place

Division Semifinals - Lost to Anderson, 2-1

  • Head Coaches:
Roger Potter (October 5, 1907 - June 8, 1982) 1-6
Red Auerbach (September 20, 1917 - October 20, 2006)

PLAYERS: 
  • Gene Berce (b. November 22, 1926)
Biography

  • John Chaney (February 29, 1920 - August 9, 2004)
Biography

Dike Eddleman
  • Gene Englund (October 21, 1917 - November 5, 1995)
Biography

  • Dee Gibson (August 25, 1923 - April 8, 2003)
Biography

  • Billy Hassett (October 21, 1921 - November 18, 1992)
Biography

  • Bill Henry (December 27, 1924 - January 9, 1985)
Biography

Jack Kerris
  • Walt Kirk (September 3, 1924 - December 12, 2012)
Biography

  • John Mahnken (June 16, 1922 - December 14, 2000)
Biography

Jack Nichols
  • George Nostrand (January 25, 1924 - November 8, 1991)
Biography

  • Don Otten (April 18, 1921 -September 18, 1985)
Biography
Mac Otten
Red Owens
Warren Perkins

  • Don Ray (July 8, 1921 - November 23, 1998)
Biography

  • Dick Schulz (January 3, 1917 - June 26, 1998)
Biography

  • Mike Todorovich (June 11, 1923 - June 24, 2000)
Biography

  • Gene Vance (February 25, 1923 - February 16, 2012)
Biography

  • Whitey Von Nieda (b. June 19, 1922)
Biography

  • Murray Wier (December 12, 1926 - April 6, 2016)
Biography

1949-50 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)

1949-50 SYRACUSE NATIONALS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Eastern Division
Finished: 51-13 .797, 1st place

Division Semifinals - Defeated Philadelphia, 2-0
Semi-finals - Lost to Anderson, 3-1

  • Head Coach: Al Cervi (February 12, 1917 - November 9, 2009)  also played, see below

PLAYERS: 
  • Al Cervi (February 12, 1917 - November 9, 2009)
Biography


Leroy Chollet
Ray Corley

  • Billy Gabor (b. May 13, 1922)
Biography

  • Alex Hannum (July 19, 1923 - January 18, 2002)
Biography

  • Fuzzy Levane (April 11, 1920 - April 30, 2012)
Biography

  • Whitey Macknowsky (b. January 7, 1923)
Biography

  • Ed Peterson (June 27, 1924 - March 20, 1984)
Biography

  • George Ratkovicz (November 13, 1922 - November 10, 2007)
Biography


  • Dolph Schayes (May 19, 1928 - December 10, 2015)
Biography

  • Paul Seymour (January 30, 1928 - May 5, 1998)
Biography

1949-50 Sheboygan Redskins (NBA)

1949-50 SHEBOYGAN REDSKINS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Western Division
Finished: 22-40 .355, 4th place

Division Semifinals - Lost to Indianapolis, 2-1

  • Head Coach: Ken Suesens (October 23, 1916 - May 29, 1992)

PLAYERS: 

  • Bob Brannum (May 28, 1925 - February 5, 2005)
Biography

Jack Burmaster
  • John Chaney (February 29, 1920 - August 9, 2004)
Biography

  • Bobby Cook (April 1, 1923 - October 11, 2004)
Biography

  • Don Grate (August 27, 1923 - November 22, 2014)
Biography

  • Noble Jorgensen (May 18, 1925 - November 2, 1982)
Biography

  • Walt Lautenbach (November 17, 1922 - September 9, 1997)
Biography

Matt Mazza
  • Max Morris (March 14, 1925 - January 8, 1998)
Biography

  • Stan Patrick (May 5, 1922 - January 1, 2000)
Biography

Jack Phelan
  • Milt Schoon (February 25, 1922 - January 25, 2015)
Biography

  • Dick Schulz (January 3, 1917 - June 26, 1998)
Biography

  • Glen Selbo (March 29, 1926 - May 29, 1995)
Biography

  • Chips Sobek (February 10, 1920 - April 9, 1990)
Biography

  • Danny Wagner (August 1, 1922 - December 27, 1997)
Biography

Bob Wood

1949-50 St. Louis Bombers (NBA)

1949-50 ST. LOUIS BOMBERS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Central Division
Finished: 26-42 .382, 5th place

Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia, 4-3



  • Head Coach: Grady Lewis (March 25, 1917 - March 11, 2009)

PLAYERS: 

  • Johnny Logan (January 1, 1921 - September 2, 1977)
Biography


Ed Macauley
  • Ariel Maughan (February 23, 1923 - August 4, 1997)
Biography

  • Mike McCarron (March 2, 1922 - October 2, 1991)
Biography

  • Dermie O'Connell (April 13, 1928 - October 5, 1988)
Biography

Johnny Orr
Mac Otten



  • Easy Parham (December 27, 1921 - October 4, 1982)
Biography

  • Don Putman (November 13, 1922 - June 26, 2006)
Biography

  • Bill Roberts (March 13, 1925 - January 23, 2016)
Biography

  • Red Rocha (September 18, 1923 - February 13, 2010)
Biography

  • Belus Smawley (March 20, 1918 - April 24, 2003)
Biography

  • Mike Todorovich (June 11, 1923 - June 24, 2000)
Biography

  • D.C. Wilcutt (March 25, 1923 - October 19, 2015)
Biography

1949-50 Rochester Royals (NBA)

1949-50 ROCHESTER ROYALS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Central Division
Finished: 51-17 .750, 1st place

Division Tiebreaker - Lost to Minneapolis, 1-0
Division Semifinals - Lost to Fort Wayne, 2-0


  • Head Coach: Les Harrison (August 20, 1904 - December 23, 1997) 

PLAYERS:  

  • Price Brookfield (May 11, 1920 - April 17, 2006)
Biography

  • Bill Calhoun (b. November 4, 1927)
Biography
Jack Coleman
  • Fran Curran (July 9, 1922 - September 18, 2004)
Biography

  • Bob Davies (January 15, 1920 - April 22, 1990)
Biography

  • Andy Duncan (April 17, 1922 - April 12, 2006)
Biography


  • Red Holzman (August 10, 1920 - November 13, 1998)
Biography

  • Arnie Johnson (May 16, 1920 - June 6, 2000)
Biography

  • Ed Mikan (October 20, 1925 - October 22, 1999)
Biography

  • Mike Novak (April 23, 1915 - August 15, 1978)
Biography

  • Arnie Risen (October 9, 1924 - August 4, 2012)
Biography
Pep Saul
  • Bobby Wanzer (June 4, 1921 - January 23, 2016)
Biography