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1946-47 BAA Season Summary

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League Champion: Philadelphia Warriors

PPG Leader: Joe Fulks (23.2)
APG Leader: Ernie Calverley (3.4)
WS Leader: Bob Feerick (18.6)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Washington Capitols* 49 11 .817 73.8 63.9 8.99
Philadelphia Warriors* 35 25 .583 14.0 68.6 65.2 3.16
New York Knicks* 33 27 .550 16.0 64.7 64.0 0.58
Providence Steam Rollers 28 32 .467 21.0 72.5 74.2 -1.54
Boston Celtics 22 38 .367 27.0 60.1 65.0 -4.45
Toronto Huskies 22 38 .367 27.0 66.6 71.0 -4.02
Western Division              
Chicago Stags* 39 22 .639 77.0 73.3 3.34
St. Louis Bombers* 38 23 .623 1.0 66.6 64.1 2.34
Cleveland Rebels* 30 30 .500 8.5 70.9 71.8 -0.86
Detroit Falcons 20 40 .333 18.5 63.3 65.3 -1.83
Pittsburgh Ironmen 15 45 .250 23.5 61.2 67.6 -5.81

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-1): Philadelphia Warriors over Chicago Stags
 
Semifinals (4-2): Chicago Stags over Washington Capitols
Semifinals (2-0): Philadelphia Warriors over New York Knicks
 
Quarterfinals (2-1): New York Knicks over Cleveland Rebels
Quarterfinals (2-1): Philadelphia Warriors over St. Louis Bombers

Team Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Chicago Stags* 61 1879 6309 .298 1879 6309 .298 939 1550 .606 436 1473 4697 77.0
2 Washington Capitols* 60 1723 5794 .297 1723 5794 .297 982 1391 .706 378 1144 4428 73.8
3 Providence Steam Rollers 60 1629 5582 .292 1629 5582 .292 1092 1666 .655 481 1215 4350 72.5
4 Cleveland Rebels* 60 1674 5699 .294 1674 5699 .294 903 1428 .632 494 1246 4251 70.9
5 Philadelphia Warriors* 60 1510 5384 .280 1510 5384 .280 1098 1596 .688 343 1082 4118 68.6
6 St. Louis Bombers* 61 1601 5877 .272 1601 5877 .272 862 1400 .616 292 1234 4064 66.6
7 Toronto Huskies 60 1515 5672 .267 1515 5672 .267 966 1552 .622 463 1271 3996 66.6
8 New York Knicks* 60 1465 5255 .279 1465 5255 .279 951 1438 .661 457 1218 3881 64.7
9 Detroit Falcons 60 1437 5843 .246 1437 5843 .246 923 1494 .618 482 1351 3797 63.3
10 Pittsburgh Ironmen 60 1345 4961 .271 1345 4961 .271 984 1507 .653 272 1360 3674 61.2
11 Boston Celtics 60 1397 5133 .272 1397 5133 .272 811 1375 .590 470 1202 3605 60.1
League Average 60 1561 5592 .279 1561 5592 .279 956 1491 .641 415 1254 4078 67.8

Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Washington Capitols* 60 3836 63.9
2 New York Knicks* 60 3842 64.0
3 St. Louis Bombers* 61 3911 64.1
4 Boston Celtics 60 3898 65.0
5 Philadelphia Warriors* 60 3909 65.2
6 Detroit Falcons 60 3917 65.3
7 Pittsburgh Ironmen 60 4057 67.6
8 Toronto Huskies 60 4262 71.0
9 Cleveland Rebels* 60 4308 71.8
10 Chicago Stags* 61 4473 73.3
11 Providence Steam Rollers 60 4450 74.2
League Average 60 4078 67.8

Miscellaneous Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team Age PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Washington Capitols* 53 7 9.87 -0.91 8.99 .240 .297 .169 Uline Arena
2 Chicago Stags* 41 20 3.67 -0.30 3.34 .246 .298 .149 Chicago Stadium
3 Philadelphia Warriors* 40 20 3.48 -0.33 3.16 .296 .280 .204 Philadelphia Arena
4 St. Louis Bombers* 39 22 2.51 -0.19 2.34 .238 .272 .147 St. Louis Arena
5 New York Knicks* 32 28 0.65 -0.07 0.58 .274 .279 .181 Madison Square Garden (III)
6 Cleveland Rebels* 27 33 -0.95 0.08 -0.86 .251 .294 .158 Cleveland Arena
7 Providence Steam Rollers 25 35 -1.67 0.15 -1.54 .298 .292 .196 Rhode Island Auditorium
8 Detroit Falcons 24 36 -2.00 0.17 -1.83 .256 .246 .158 Detroit Olympia
9 Toronto Huskies 17 43 -4.43 0.39 -4.02 .274 .267 .170 Maple Leaf Gardens
10 Boston Celtics 15 45 -4.88 0.44 -4.45 .268 .272 .158 Boston Garden
11 Pittsburgh Ironmen 12 48 -6.38 0.57 -5.81 .304 .271 .198 Duquesne Gardens
League Average 30 31 0.00 0.00 0.00 .267 .279 .171

Field Goals

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 475
2. Bob Feerick-WSC 364
3. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 336
4. Stan Miasek-DTF 331
5. Ed Sadowski-TOT 329

Field Goal Attempts

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 1557
2. Stan Miasek-DTF 1154
3. Ernie Calverley-PRO 1102
4. John Logan-STB 1043
5. Dino Martin-PRO 1022

Free Throws

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 439
2. Leo Mogus-TOT 235
3. Stan Miasek-DTF 233
4. Coulby Gunther-PIT 226
5. Ed Sadowski-TOT 219

Free Throw Attempts

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 601
2. Stan Miasek-DTF 385
3. Chick Halbert-CHS 356
4. Coulby Gunther-PIT 351
5. Earl Shannon-PRO 348

Assists

1. Ernie Calverley-PRO 202
2. Kenny Sailors-CLR 134
3. Ossie Schectman-NYK 109
4. Howie Dallmar-PHW 104
5. Stan Miasek-DTF 93
  Mickey Rottner-CHS 93

Personal Fouls

1. Stan Miasek-DTF 208
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 199
3. Hank Beenders-PRO 196
4. Ed Sadowski-TOT 194
5. Ernie Calverley-PRO 191

Points

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 1389
2. Bob Feerick-WSC 926
3. Stan Miasek-DTF 895
4. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 877
  Ed Sadowski-TOT 877

Field Goal Pct

1. Bob Feerick-WSC .401
2. Ed Sadowski-TOT .369
3. Earl Shannon-PRO .339
4. Coulby Gunther-PIT .336
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .329

Free Throw Pct

1. Fred Scolari-WSC .811
2. Tony Kappen-TOT .795
3. Stan Stutz-NYK .782
4. Bob Feerick-WSC .761
5. John Logan-STB .748

Points Per Game

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 23.1
2. Bob Feerick-WSC 16.8
3. Ed Sadowski-TOT 16.5
4. Stan Miasek-DTF 14.9
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 14.4

Assists Per Game

1. Ernie Calverley-PRO 3.4
2. Kenny Sailors-CLR 2.3
3. Ossie Schectman-NYK 2.0
4. Howie Dallmar-PHW 1.7
5. Mickey Rottner-CHS 1.7

True Shooting Pct

1. Bob Feerick-WSC .453
2. Ed Sadowski-TOT .423
3. Coulby Gunther-PIT .403
4. Harry Zeller-PIT .394
5. Earl Shannon-PRO .393

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Bob Feerick-WSC .401
2. Ed Sadowski-TOT .369
3. Earl Shannon-PRO .339
4. Coulby Gunther-PIT .336
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .329

Offensive Win Shares

1. Bob Feerick-WSC 14.1
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 13.0
3. Ed Sadowski-TOT 10.8
4. Coulby Gunther-PIT 8.9
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 7.6

Defensive Win Shares

1. Stan Miasek-DTF 5.7
2. John Logan-STB 5.3
3. Bones McKinney-WSC 4.9
4. John Mahnken-WSC 4.8
5. Fred Scolari-WSC 4.6

Win Shares

1. Bob Feerick-WSC 18.6
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 16.3
3. Ed Sadowski-TOT 11.8
4. Stan Miasek-DTF 10.3
5. Johnny Norlander-WSC 9.7