1948-49 Providence Steamrollers Season
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1948%E2%80%9349 Providence Steamrollers Season
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers season
Head coachKen Loeffler
ArenaRhode Island Auditorium
Results
Record12–48 (.200)
PlaceDivision: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com

The 1948-49 BAA season was the Steamrollers' third and final season in the NBA/BAA.[1] The team would fold after finishing last in the league for a second consecutive season, at 12-48.

Draft

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 1 Andy Tonkovich G  United States Marshall
- - Al Bennett -  United States Oklahoma State
- - Jack Coleman F/C  United States Louisville
- - Ed Faber -  United States Trinity
- - Verl Heap -  United States Arizona State
- - Otto Snellbacher -  United States Kansas
- - Brady Walker F/C  United States BYU

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

# Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
1 x-Washington Capitols 38 22 .633 -
2 x-New York Knicks 32 28 .533 6
3 x-Baltimore Bullets 29 31 .483 9
4 x-Philadelphia Warriors 28 32 .467 10
5 Boston Celtics 25 35 .417 13
6 Providence Steamrollers 12 48 .200 26


Record vs. opponents

1948-49 BAA records
Team BAL BOS CHI FWP IND MIN NYK PHI PRO ROC STL WAS
Baltimore -- 4-2 1-4 4-1 5-0 1-4 2-4 4-2 2-4 1-4 2-3 3-3
Boston 2-4 -- 0-5 4-1 3-2 2-3 3-3 3-3 3-3 1-4 3-2 1-5
Chicago 4-1 5-0 -- 4-2 5-1 2-4 3-2 2-3 5-0 2-4 3-3 3-2
Fort Wayne 1-4 1-4 2-4 -- 3-3 2-4 1-4 5-0 4-1 0-6 1-4 2-3
Indianapolis 0-5 2-3 1-5 3-3 -- 0-6 1-4 1-4 4-1 1-5 3-3 2-3
Minneapolis 4-1 3-2 4-2 4-2 6-0 -- 4-1 4-1 5-0 4-2 4-2 2-3
New York 4-2 3-3 2-3 4-1 4-1 1-4 -- 2-4 5-1 1-4 3-2 2-3
Philadelphia 2-4 3-3 3-2 0-5 4-1 1-4 4-2 -- 6-0 0-5 3-2 2-4
Providence 4-2 3-3 0-5 1-4 1-4 0-5 1-5 0-6 -- 2-3 0-5 0-6
Rochester 4-1 4-1 4-2 6-0 5-1 2-4 4-1 5-0 3-2 -- 6-0 2-3
St. Louis 3-2 2-3 3-3 4-1 3-3 2-4 2-3 2-3 5-0 0-6 -- 2-3
Washington 3-3 5-1 2-3 3-2 3-2 3-2 3-2 4-2 6-0 3-2 3-2 --

Game log

# Date Opponent Score High points Record
1 November 4 Washington 95-99 (3OT) Pugh, Sailors (17) 0-1
2 November 6 Philadelphia 56-69 Carl Meinhold (10) 0-2
3 November 9 @ Philadelphia 84-92 Ken Sailors (16) 0-3
4 November 11 Fort Wayne 90-87 Ken Sailors (26) 1-3
5 November 13 Minneapolis 67-90 Ken Sailors (25) 1-4
6 November 18 Rochester 74-103 Howie Shannon (11) 1-5
7 November 20 Indianapolis 107-110 Ken Sailors (24) 1-6
8 November 24 @ Minneapolis 89-117 Ken Sailors (17) 1-7
9 November 25 @ St. Louis 82-84 Howie Shannon (19) 1-8
10 November 27 Baltimore 71-91 Howie Shannon (17) 1-9
11 November 30 New York 61-88 Ernie Calverley (14) 1-10
12 December 1 @ Washington 63-75 Ezersky, Nostrand (13) 1-11
13 December 2 Washington 61-66 Ken Sailors (24) 1-12
14 December 4 Boston 63-70 Howie Shannon (18) 1-13
15 December 7 @ Rochester 90-89 Ken Sailors (20) 2-13
16 December 8 @ New York 74-83 (OT) Howie Shannon (21) 2-14
17 December 9 New York 63-74 Howie Shannon (15) 2-15
18 December 16 Fort Wayne 61-76 Calverley, Sailors, H. Shannon (14) 2-16
19 December 18 Philadelphia 90-94 Brady Walker (20) 2-17
20 December 22 @ Washington 77-102 Brady Walker (17) 2-18
21 December 23 St. Louis 99-109 Ken Sailors (27) 2-19
22 December 25 Baltimore 83-88 Howie Shannon (16) 2-20
23 December 29 @ Baltimore 98-88 Otto Schnellbacher (18) 3-20
24 December 30 Chicago 89-101 Brady Walker (16) 3-21
25 December 31 @ Boston 67-69 Ken Sailors (19) 3-22
26 January 1 Indianapolis 77-78 Howie Shannon (15) 3-23
27 January 4 Chicago 104-115 Ken Sailors (27) 3-24
28 January 6 Chicago 78-89 Howie Shannon (25) 3-25
29 January 8 Boston 87-69 Brady Walker (19) 4-25
30 January 11 @ Indianapolis 67-90 Carl Meinhold (13) 4-26
31 January 12 @ Minneapolis 64-98 Carl Meinhold (11) 4-27
32 January 15 @ St. Louis 76-79 George Nostrand (16) 4-28
33 January 16 @ Fort Wayne 56-76 Ken Sailors (10) 4-29
34 January 18 @ Philadelphia 74-86 Chick Halbert (19) 4-30
35 January 20 Washington 81-88 Chick Halbert (22) 4-31
36 January 22 Baltimore 89-86 Ken Sailors (24) 5-31
37 January 25 @ Boston 69-54 Howie Shannon (14) 6-31
38 January 26 @ New York 77-89 Ken Sailors (26) 6-32
39 January 27 @ Baltimore 95-89 Chick Halbert (24) 7-32
40 January 29 Boston 91-85 (OT) Ernie Calverley (21) 8-32
41 February 1 @ Philadelphia 86-93 Ken Sailors (23) 8-33
42 February 3 Rochester 88-80 Ernie Calverley (22) 9-33
43 February 5 Chicago 75-91 Ken Sailors (25) 9-34
44 February 8 @ Rochester 65-97 Mel Riebe (15) 9-35
45 February 11 @ Boston 77-94 Ken Sailors (25) 9-36
46 February 12 Indianapolis 91-78 Howie Shannon (27) 10-36
47 February 17 @ Baltimore 102-100 Ken Sailors (37) 11-36
48 February 19 Minneapolis 80-94 Ken Sailors (20) 11-37
49 February 23 @ Washington 88-100 Ken Sailors (24) 11-38
50 February 24 New York 89-84 Les Pugh (22) 12-38
51 February 26 St. Louis 90-93 Halbert, Pugh (19) 12-39
52 March 3 @ New York 65-86 Ken Sailors (16) 12-40
53 March 5 @ Rochester 64-81 Chick Halbert (19) 12-41
54 March 6 @ Minneapolis 59-68 Brady Walker (16) 12-42
55 March 8 @ Chicago 82-110 Les Pugh (16) 12-43
56 March 9 @ Fort Wayne 80-84 Ken Sailors (17) 12-44
57 March 12 Philadelphia 70-92 Les Pugh (23) 12-45
58 March 15 @ Indianapolis 84-90 Les Pugh (20) 12-46
59 March 16 @ St. Louis 59-81 Les Pugh (12) 12-47
60 March 17 vs Fort Wayne 72-74 Ernie Calverley (17) 12-48

Awards and records

References


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