Monday, April 25, 2016

1947-48 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)

1947-48 TRI-CITIES BLACKHAWKS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Western Division
Finished: 30-30 .500, 2nd place

First Round of the playoffs - Defeated Indianapolis, 3-1
Western Division Championship - Lost to Minneapolis, 2-0


  • Head Coach: 
Nat Hickey (January 30, 1902 - September 16, 1979)  8-12
Bobby McDermott (January 7, 1914 - October 14, 1963) 22-18- Also played (See below)

PLAYERS: 
  • Paul Anthony (January 23, 1924 - May 21, 1993)
Biography

  • Wally Borrevik (November 14, 1921 - December 9, 1988)
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  • Joe Camic (November 28, 1922 - April 3, 2011)
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  • Johnny Ezersky (March 21, 1922 - February 20, 2012)
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  • Dick Furey (March 8, 1925 - June 8, 1998)
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  • Bob Gerber (August 1, 1916 - February 13, 2002)
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  • Al Grenert (July 8, 1919 - August 9, 2002)
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  • Luther Harris (August 27, 1923 - February 3, 1986)
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  • Billy Hassett (October 21, 1921 - November 18, 1992)
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  • Nat Hickey (January 30, 1902 - September 16, 1979)
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  • Bob Hubbard (December 27, 1922 - August 27, 2011)
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  • Roy Hurley (August 12, 1922 - October 14, 1993)
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  • Jimmy Joyce (October 23, 1924 - October 24, 2006)
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  • Ed Lewinski (September 10, 1918 - April 15, 1962)
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  • Bobby McDermott (January 7, 1914 - October 14, 1963)
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  • Don Otten (April 18, 1921 -September 18, 1985)
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  • Howie Rader (March 29, 1921 - February 2, 1991)
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  • Ray Ramsey (July 18, 1921 - August 25, 2009)
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  • Bob Skarda (November 28, 1925 - February 15, 1994)
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  • Mel Thurston (January 16, 1919 - October 8, 1997)
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  • Dick Triptow (November 3, 1922 - February 20, 2015)
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  • Whitey Von Nieda (b. June 19, 1922)
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