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1948 United States Men's Olympic Basketball

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Record: 8-0, 1st in Final Standings (Gold Medal)

PS/G: 65.5 (1st of 23) ▪ PA/G: 32.0 (1st of 23)

SRS: 40.61 (1st of 23) ▪ SOS: 7.11 (5th of 23)

Roster

Player Ht Wt Age Birth Date
Cliff Barker 6-2 185 27 January 15, 1921
Don Barksdale 6-6 201 25 March 31, 1923
Ralph Beard 5-10 174 20 December 2, 1927
Lew Beck 6-0 165 26 April 19, 1922
Vince Boryla 6-5 209 21 March 11, 1927
Gordon Carpenter 6-7 220 28 September 24, 1919
Alex Groza 6-7 220 21 October 7, 1926
Wally Jones 6-4 225 22 July 14, 1926
Bob Kurland 7-0 220 23 December 23, 1924
Ray Lumpp 6-1 179 25 July 11, 1923
R. C. Pitts 6-5 201 29 June 23, 1919
Jesse Renick 6-2 185 30 September 29, 1917
Jack Robinson 6-0 181 21 April 26, 1927
Kenny Rollins 6-0 174 24 September 14, 1923

Totals & Per Game

Totals Per Game
Rk Player G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV
1 Alex Groza 7 78 11.1
2 Bob Kurland 7 65 9.3
3 Don Barksdale 7 54 7.7
4 Wally Jones 6 44 7.3
5 Jesse Renick 7 39 5.6
6 Gordon Carpenter 6 35 5.8
7 Ray Lumpp 5 35 7.0
8 Lew Beck 7 33 4.7
9 R. C. Pitts 5 31 6.2
10 Vince Boryla 6 28 4.7
11 Ralph Beard 7 26 3.7
12 Kenny Rollins 7 24 3.4
13 Cliff Barker 6 19 3.2
14 Jack Robinson 5 13 2.6

Schedule & Results

G Date Round Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Jul 31, 1948 Box Score Group C Switzerland W 86 21 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Aug 2, 1948 Box Score Group C Czechoslovakia W 53 28 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Aug 3, 1948 Box Score Group C Argentina W 59 57 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Aug 4, 1948 Box Score Group C Egypt W 66 28 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, Aug 6, 1948 Box Score Group C Peru W 61 33 5 0 W 5
6 Mon, Aug 9, 1948 Box Score Quarter-Finals Uruguay W 63 28 6 0 W 6
7 Thu, Aug 12, 1948 Box Score Semi-Finals Mexico W 71 40 7 0 W 7
8 Fri, Aug 13, 1948 Box Score Final Round France W 65 21 8 0 W 8 Gold Medal Game