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1945-46 NBL Season Summary

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League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Eastern Division           
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons* 26 8 .765 58.7 51.0
Rochester Royals* 24 10 .706 2.0 56.8 50.9
Youngstown Bears 13 20 .394 12.5 46.0 50.5
Cleveland Allmen Transfers 4 29 .121 21.5 45.9 56.2
Western Division           
Sheboygan Redskins* 21 13 .618 51.0 48.2
Oshkosh All-Stars* 19 15 .559 2.0 53.4 49.2
Chicago American Gears 17 17 .500 4.0 48.4 51.5
Indianapolis Kautskys 10 22 .313 10.0 46.4 49.8

Playoffs

Team & Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Record Team Opponent
Rk Team G W L W/L% FG FT FTA PTS PPG FG FT FTA PTS PPG
1 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons* 34 26 8 .765 765 467 1997 58.7 1733 51.0
2 Rochester Royals* 34 24 10 .706 732 467 1931 56.8 1729 50.9
3 Sheboygan Redskins* 34 21 13 .618 656 423 1735 51.0 1639 48.2
4 Oshkosh All-Stars* 34 19 15 .559 667 481 1815 53.4 1672 49.2
5 Chicago American Gears 34 17 17 .500 610 426 1646 48.4 1751 51.5
6 Youngstown Bears 33 13 20 .394 551 416 1518 46.0 1667 50.5
7 Indianapolis Kautskys 32 10 22 .313 595 294 1484 46.4 1593 49.8
8 Cleveland Allmen Transfers 33 4 29 .121 565 384 1514 45.9 1856 56.2
League Average 34 17 17 .500 643 420 1705 50.9 1705 50.9

League Leaders

Games

1. Charley Shipp-FWZ 34
  George Glamack-RCR 34
  Leroy Edwards-OAS 34
  Buddy Jeannette-FWZ 34
  Dick Triptow-CAG 34
  Robert McDermott-FWZ 34
  Gerard Bush-FWZ 34
  Red Holzman-RCR 34
  Mike Novak-SHR 34
  Bob Carpenter-OAS 34
  Chick Reiser-FWZ 34
  Ed Sadowski-FWZ 34
  Clint Wager-OAS 34
14. Michael Bytzura-CAT 33
  Robert Holm-SHR 33
  George Ratkovicz-CAG 33
  Edward Dancker-SHR 33
  Gene Englund-OAS 33
  Jake Pelkington-FWZ 33
  Stan Patrick-CAG 33
  Thomas Wukovits-CAT 33
22. Otto Graham-RCR 32
  Press Maravich-YNB 32
  Edward Riska-OAS 32
  Al Lucas-SHR 32
  Fred Rehm-OAS 32

Field Goals

1. Bob Carpenter-OAS 186
2. Robert McDermott-FWZ 184
3. Edward Dancker-SHR 162
4. George Glamack-RCR 151
5. Red Holzman-RCR 143
6. Stan Patrick-CAG 123
7. Ed Sadowski-FWZ 122
8. Leroy Edwards-OAS 120
9. Moe Becker-YNB 115
10. Al Cervi-RCR 112
11. Mike Novak-SHR 111
12. Robert Calihan-CAG 109
13. Jerome Steiner-INK 106
14. Frankie Baumholtz-YNB 99
  Buddy Jeannette-FWZ 99
16. Jake Pelkington-FWZ 94
17. Chick Reiser-FWZ 90
18. Bob Davies-RCR 86
19. Elwood Norris-INK 83
20. Herm Fuetsch-CAT 82
21. Bob Feerick-OAS 81
22. George Ratkovicz-CAG 80
23. Gene Englund-OAS 78
  Michael Bytzura-CAT 78
25. Arnie Risen-INK 77

Free Throws

1. Leroy Edwards-OAS 119
2. George Glamack-RCR 115
3. Buddy Jeannette-FWZ 105
4. Bob Carpenter-OAS 101
5. Robert McDermott-FWZ 90
6. Mike Novak-SHR 88
7. Dick Triptow-CAG 85
8. Ed Sadowski-FWZ 82
9. Thomas Wukovits-CAT 79
10. Red Holzman-RCR 77
11. Jake Pelkington-FWZ 76
  Frankie Baumholtz-YNB 76
  Al Cervi-RCR 76
14. Pierre Hartman-YNB 71
15. Bob Davies-RCR 70
16. Edward Dancker-SHR 69
17. Stan Patrick-CAG 66
  Dick Schulz-SHR 66
  George Ratkovicz-CAG 66
  Leo Mogus-YNB 66
21. Arnie Risen-INK 65
22. Gene Englund-OAS 64
23. Herm Fuetsch-CAT 61
24. Rudolph Debnar-YNB 60
25. Jerome Steiner-INK 58

Points

1. Bob Carpenter-OAS 473
2. Robert McDermott-FWZ 458
3. George Glamack-RCR 417
4. Edward Dancker-SHR 393
5. Red Holzman-RCR 363
6. Leroy Edwards-OAS 359
7. Ed Sadowski-FWZ 326
8. Stan Patrick-CAG 312
9. Mike Novak-SHR 310
10. Buddy Jeannette-FWZ 303
11. Al Cervi-RCR 300
12. Frankie Baumholtz-YNB 274
13. Jerome Steiner-INK 270
  Moe Becker-YNB 270
  Robert Calihan-CAG 270
16. Jake Pelkington-FWZ 264
17. Bob Davies-RCR 242
18. Chick Reiser-FWZ 233
19. Thomas Wukovits-CAT 231
20. George Ratkovicz-CAG 226
21. Herm Fuetsch-CAT 225
22. Dick Triptow-CAG 221
23. Gene Englund-OAS 220
24. Arnie Risen-INK 219
25. Bob Feerick-OAS 198

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Robert McDermott
Rookie of the Year: Red Holzman

All-NBL Teams

1st Team
Bob Carpenter
Edward Dancker
George Glamack
Red Holzman
Buddy Jeannette
Robert McDermott
2nd Team
Frankie Baumholtz
Robert Calihan
Al Cervi
Leroy Edwards
Mike Novak
Jerome Steiner