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1947-48 BAA Season Summary

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League Champion: Baltimore Bullets

PPG Leader: Joe Fulks (22.1)
APG Leader: Ernie Calverley (2.5)
WS Leader: Bob Feerick (10.5)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Philadelphia Warriors* 27 21 .563 73.4 72.1 0.69
New York Knicks* 26 22 .542 1.0 74.5 71.4 2.30
Boston Celtics* 20 28 .417 7.0 68.8 72.7 -3.75
Providence Steam Rollers 6 42 .125 21.0 69.1 80.7 -10.31
Western Division              
St. Louis Bombers* 29 19 .604 71.5 69.5 2.13
Baltimore Bullets* 28 20 .583 1.0 74.4 70.5 3.70
Chicago Stags* 28 20 .583 1.0 75.8 73.2 2.66
Washington Capitols* 28 20 .583 1.0 73.7 71.1 2.57

League Playoffs

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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
 
Quarterfinals (2-1): Baltimore Bullets over New York Knicks
Quarterfinals (2-1): Chicago Stags over Boston Celtics
 
Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0): Baltimore Bullets over Chicago Stags
Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0): Chicago Stags over Washington Capitols

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* 48 1390 4683 .297 1390 4683 .297 860 1305 .659 432 1138 3640 75.8
2 New York Knicks* 48 1355 4724 .287 1355 4724 .287 868 1291 .672 376 1076 3578 74.5
3 Baltimore Bullets* 48 1288 4283 .301 1288 4283 .301 994 1443 .689 320 1080 3570 74.4
4 Washington Capitols* 48 1336 4785 .279 1336 4785 .279 865 1203 .719 305 1084 3537 73.7
5 Philadelphia Warriors* 48 1279 4875 .262 1279 4875 .262 963 1349 .714 335 934 3521 73.4
6 St. Louis Bombers* 48 1297 4551 .285 1297 4551 .285 838 1244 .674 218 1050 3432 71.5
7 Providence Steam Rollers 48 1268 4630 .274 1268 4630 .274 782 1275 .613 347 1105 3318 69.1
8 Boston Celtics* 48 1241 4323 .287 1241 4323 .287 821 1246 .659 364 1065 3303 68.8
League Average 48 1307 4607 .284 1307 4607 .284 874 1295 .675 337 1067 3487 72.7

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 St. Louis Bombers* 48 3335 69.5
2 Baltimore Bullets* 48 3385 70.5
3 Washington Capitols* 48 3415 71.1
4 New York Knicks* 48 3427 71.4
5 Philadelphia Warriors* 48 3460 72.1
6 Boston Celtics* 48 3491 72.7
7 Chicago Stags* 48 3513 73.2
8 Providence Steam Rollers 48 3873 80.7
League Average 48 3487 72.7

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 Baltimore Bullets* 33 15 3.85 -0.16 3.70 .337 .301 .232 Baltimore Coliseum
2 Chicago Stags* 30 18 2.65 0.02 2.66 .279 .297 .184 Chicago Stadium
3 Washington Capitols* 30 18 2.54 0.03 2.57 .251 .279 .181 Uline Arena
4 New York Knicks* 31 17 3.15 -0.85 2.30 .273 .287 .184 Madison Square Garden (III)
5 St. Louis Bombers* 29 19 2.02 0.11 2.13 .273 .285 .184 St. Louis Arena
6 Philadelphia Warriors* 27 21 1.27 -0.58 0.69 .277 .262 .198 Philadelphia Arena
7 Boston Celtics* 15 33 -3.92 0.16 -3.75 .288 .287 .190 Boston Garden
8 Providence Steam Rollers 5 43 -11.56 1.26 -10.31 .275 .274 .169 Rhode Island Auditorium
League Average 25 23 0.00 0.00 0.00 .281 .284 .190

Field Goals

1. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 373
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 326
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS 308
4. Bob Feerick-WSC 293
5. Carl Braun-NYK 276

Field Goal Attempts

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 1258
2. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 1156
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS 953
4. Stan Miasek-CHS 867
5. Bob Feerick-WSC 861

Free Throws

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 297
2. Ed Sadowski-BOS 294
3. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 261
4. John Logan-STB 202
5. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 191

Free Throw Attempts

1. Ed Sadowski-BOS 422
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 390
3. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 333
4. Stan Miasek-CHS 310
5. John Logan-STB 272

Assists

1. Howie Dallmar-PHW 120
2. Ernie Calverley-PRO 119
3. Jim Seminoff-CHS 89
4. Chuck Gilmur-CHS 77
5. Ed Sadowski-BOS 74
  Andy Phillip*-CHS 74

Personal Fouls

1. Chuck Gilmur-CHS 231
2. Red Rocha-STB 209
3. Gene Vance-CHS 193
4. Stan Miasek-CHS 192
5. Ed Sadowski-BOS 182

Points

1. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 1007
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 949
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS 910
4. Bob Feerick-WSC 775
5. Stan Miasek-CHS 716

Field Goal Pct

1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .349
2. Bob Feerick-WSC .340
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS .323
  Carl Braun-NYK .323
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .323

Free Throw Pct

1. Bob Feerick-WSC .787
2. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .784
3. Joe Fulks*-PHW .761
4. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .758
5. Howie Dallmar-PHW .744

Points Per Game

1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 22.1
2. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 21.0
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS 19.4
4. Bob Feerick-WSC 16.1
5. Stan Miasek-CHS 14.9

Assists Per Game

1. Ernie Calverley-PRO 2.5
2. Howie Dallmar-PHW 2.5
3. Andy Phillip*-CHS 2.3
4. Jim Seminoff-CHS 1.9
5. Chuck Gilmur-CHS 1.6

True Shooting Pct

1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .454
2. Paul Hoffman-BLB .407
3. Bob Feerick-WSC .401
4. Ed Sadowski-BOS .400
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .387

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .349
2. Bob Feerick-WSC .340
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS .323
  Carl Braun-NYK .323
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .323

Offensive Win Shares

1. Ed Sadowski-BOS 8.9
2. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 7.7
3. Bob Feerick-WSC 7.5
4. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 7.0
5. John Logan-STB 5.3

Defensive Win Shares

1. Howie Dallmar-PHW 4.6
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 3.8
3. Fred Scolari-WSC 3.1
4. Red Rocha-STB 3.1
5. Bob Feerick-WSC 3.0

Win Shares

1. Bob Feerick-WSC 10.5
2. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 9.4
3. Ed Sadowski-BOS 9.3
4. John Logan-STB 8.3
5. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 8.2