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1948 BAA Season Summary

Final Standings

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Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*).

Eastern Division

 Team                          W   L    Pct     GB 
+---------------------------+---+---+------+------+
 Philadelphia Warriors*       27  21   .562      -
 New York Knickerbockers*     26  22   .541    1.0
 Boston Celtics*              20  28   .416    7.0
 Providence Steam Rollers      6  42   .125   21.0

Western Division

 Team                          W   L    Pct     GB 
+---------------------------+---+---+------+------+
 St. Louis Bombers*           29  19   .604      -
 Baltimore Bullets*           28  20   .583    1.0
 Chicago Stags*               28  20   .583    1.0
 Washington Capitols*         28  20   .583    1.0

Playoffs

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NBA Finals (4-2):Baltimore Bullets over Philadelphia Warriors
Semifinals (2-0):Baltimore Bullets over Chicago Stags
Semifinals (4-3):Philadelphia Warriors over St. Louis Bombers
1st Rd (2-1):Chicago Stags over Boston Celtics
1st Rd (2-1):Baltimore Bullets over New York Knickerbockers
West Div Tie (1-0):Baltimore Bullets over Washington Capitols
West Div Tie (1-0):Chicago Stags over Washington Capitols

Team Statistics

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Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*).

 Team                           MP   FG  FGA  3P  3PA   FT  FTA  ORB  TRB  AST STL BLK   TO   PF   PTS   PPG
+---------------------------+-----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+
 Chicago Stags*                  . 1390 4683   .    .  860 1305    .    .  432   .   .    . 1138  3640  75.8
 New York Knickerbockers*        . 1355 4724   .    .  868 1291    .    .  376   .   .    . 1076  3578  74.5
 Baltimore Bullets*              . 1288 4283   .    .  994 1443    .    .  320   .   .    . 1080  3570  74.4
 Washington Capitols*            . 1336 4785   .    .  865 1203    .    .  305   .   .    . 1084  3537  73.7
 Philadelphia Warriors*          . 1279 4875   .    .  963 1349    .    .  335   .   .    .  934  3521  73.4
 St. Louis Bombers*              . 1297 4551   .    .  838 1244    .    .  218   .   .    . 1050  3432  71.5
 Providence Steam Rollers        . 1268 4630   .    .  782 1275    .    .  347   .   .    . 1105  3318  69.1
 Boston Celtics*                 . 1241 4323   .    .  821 1246    .    .  364   .   .    . 1065  3303  68.8
+---------------------------+-----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+
 BAA Average                     . 1307 4607   .    .  874 1295    .    .  337   .   .    . 1067  3487  72.7
+---------------------------+-----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+

Opponent Statistics

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Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*).

 Team                           MP   FG  FGA  3P  3PA   FT  FTA  ORB  TRB  AST STL BLK   TO   PF   PTS   PPG
+---------------------------+-----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+
 St. Louis Bombers*              .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3335  69.5
 Baltimore Bullets*              .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3385  70.5
 Washington Capitols*            .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3415  71.1
 New York Knickerbockers*        .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3427  71.4
 Philadelphia Warriors*          .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3460  72.1
 Boston Celtics*                 .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3491  72.7
 Chicago Stags*                  .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3513  73.2
 Providence Steam Rollers        .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3873  80.7
+---------------------------+-----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+
 BAA Average                     .    .    .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .   .   .    .    .  3487  72.7
+---------------------------+-----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+

League Leaderboards

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Requirements to qualify for rate statistics

Field Goals

Max Zaslofsky 373
Joe Fulks 326
Ed Sadowski 308
Bob Feerick 293
Carl Braun 276
Stan Miasek 263
Red Rocha 232
Fred Scolari 229
Ernie Calverley 226
Bud Palmer 224

Field Goal Attempts

Joe Fulks1258
Max Zaslofsky1156
Ed Sadowski 953
Stan Miasek 867
Bob Feerick 861
Carl Braun 854
Ernie Calverley 835
Howie Dallmar 781
Fred Scolari 780
Kleggie Hermsen 765

Field Goal %

Bob Feerick.340
Ed Sadowski.323
Carl Braun.323
Max Zaslofsky.323
Chick Reiser.322
Bud Palmer.315
Red Rocha.314
Mel Riebe.309
Belus Smawley.308
Stan Miasek.303

Free Throws

Joe Fulks 297
Ed Sadowski 294
Max Zaslofsky 261
John Logan 202
Buddy Jeannette 191
Stan Miasek 190
Bob Feerick 189
Bud Palmer 174
Mike Bloom 160
Howie Dallmar 157

Free Throw Attempts

Ed Sadowski 422
Joe Fulks 390
Max Zaslofsky 333
Stan Miasek 310
John Logan 272
Buddy Jeannette 252
Bob Feerick 240
George Nostrand 239
Bud Palmer 234
Mike Bloom 229

Free Throw %

Bob Feerick.788
Max Zaslofsky.784
Joe Fulks.762
Buddy Jeannette.758
Howie Dallmar.744
Bud Palmer.744
John Logan.743
Johnny Norlander.742
Chick Reiser.741
Fred Scolari.732

Assists

Howie Dallmar 120
Ernie Calverley 119
Jim Seminoff 89
Chuck Gilmur 77
Andy Phillip 74
Ed Sadowski 74
Buddy Jeannette 70
John Logan 62
Carl Braun 61
Saul Mariaschin 60

Assists Per Game

Ernie Calverley 2.5
Howie Dallmar 2.5
Jim Seminoff 1.9
Chuck Gilmur 1.6
Ed Sadowski 1.6
Buddy Jeannette 1.5
Saul Mariaschin 1.4
Jack Garfinkel 1.4
Kenny Sailors 1.3
Carl Braun 1.3

Personal Fouls

Chuck Gilmur 231
Red Rocha 209
Gene Vance 193
Stan Miasek 192
Ed Sadowski 182
Bones McKinney 176
Chick Reiser 175
Lee Knorek 171
Ernie Calverley 168
Joe Fulks 162
Kenny Sailors 162

Points

Max Zaslofsky1007
Joe Fulks 949
Ed Sadowski 910
Bob Feerick 775
Stan Miasek 716
Carl Braun 671
John Logan 644
Bud Palmer 622
Red Rocha 611
Fred Scolari 589

Points Per Game

Joe Fulks22.1
Max Zaslofsky21.0
Ed Sadowski19.4
Bob Feerick16.1
Stan Miasek14.9
Carl Braun14.3
John Logan13.4
Bud Palmer13.0
Red Rocha12.7
Fred Scolari12.5

Approximate Value

Bob Feerick 3
Buddy Jeannette 3
Ed Sadowski 3
John Logan 2
Bud Palmer 2
Chick Reiser 2
Max Zaslofsky 2
Carl Braun 1
Howie Dallmar 1
Jack Garfinkel 1
Chuck Gilmur 1
Paul Hoffman 1
Ray Kuka 1
Stan Miasek 1
Johnny Norlander 1
Andy Phillip 1
Mel Riebe 1
Red Rocha 1
Kenny Sailors 1
Dick Schulz 1
Fred Scolari 1
Jim Seminoff 1
Belus Smawley 1
Jack Toomay 1
Butch Van Breda Kolff 1

All-BAA Teams

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First Team

Howie Dallmar
Bob Feerick
Joe Fulks
Ed Sadowski
Max Zaslofsky

Second Team

Carl Braun
Buddy Jeannette
John Logan
Stan Miasek
Fred Scolari

Daily Results and Standings

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November 1947

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December 1947

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January 1948

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February 1948

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March 1948

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