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1948 BAA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Baltimore Bullets

1948 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Joe Fulks (282)
AST: Howie Dallmar (37)
WS: Connie Simmons (2.5)

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

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 New York Knicks 3 85 253 .336 85 253 .336 67 101 .663 16 93 237 79.0
2 Baltimore Bullets 11 280 974 .287 280 974 .287 286 391 .731 66 315 846 76.9
3 Boston Celtics 3 75 252 .298 75 252 .298 77 115 .670 22 88 227 75.7
4 Chicago Stags 5 128 460 .278 128 460 .278 120 176 .682 31 149 376 75.2
5 Philadelphia Warriors 13 325 1275 .255 325 1275 .255 282 400 .705 91 293 932 71.7
6 St. Louis Bombers 7 153 627 .244 153 627 .244 106 155 .684 28 142 412 58.9
League Average 7 174 640 .272 174 640 .272 156 223 .701 42 180 505 72.1

Opponent Stats

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 Philadelphia Warriors 13 858 66.0
2 St. Louis Bombers 7 489 69.9
3 Baltimore Bullets 11 819 74.5
4 Chicago Stags 5 389 77.8
5 Boston Celtics 3 237 79.0
6 New York Knicks 3 238 79.3
League Average 7 505 72.1

Miscellaneous Stats

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W-L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Baltimore Bullets 11 8 3 .727 6.7 4.3 .401 .287 .294
2 Philadelphia Warriors 13 6 7 .462 9.9 3.1 .314 .255 .221
3 St. Louis Bombers 7 3 4 .429 0.6 6.4 .247 .244 .169
4 Chicago Stags 5 2 3 .400 1.9 3.1 .383 .278 .261
5 Boston Celtics 3 1 2 .333 1.1 1.9 .456 .298 .306
6 New York Knicks 3 1 2 .333 1.5 1.5 .399 .336 .265
League Average 7.0 3.5 3.5 .500 3.5 3.5 .348 .272 .244

Playoff Leaders

Field Goals
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 92
2. Connie Simmons-BLB 65
3. George Senesky-PHW 50
4. Chick Halbert-PHW 49
5. Paul Hoffman-BLB 44
Field Goal Attempts
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 380
2. Chick Halbert-PHW 185
3. Howie Dallmar-PHW 178
4. Connie Simmons-BLB 175
5. George Senesky-PHW 159
Free Throws
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 98
2. Connie Simmons-BLB 58
3. Chick Halbert-PHW 51
4. Kleggie Hermsen-BLB 45
5. Paul Hoffman-BLB 41
Free Throw Attempts
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 121
2. Chick Halbert-PHW 84
3. Connie Simmons-BLB 78
4. Kleggie Hermsen-BLB 63
5. Paul Hoffman-BLB 62
Assists
1. Howie Dallmar-PHW 37
2. Kleggie Hermsen-BLB 12
  Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 12
4. Connie Simmons-BLB 11
  Angelo Musi-PHW 11
Personal Fouls
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 55
  Howie Dallmar-PHW 55
3. Grady Lewis-BLB 49
4. Chick Reiser-BLB 46
5. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 45
  Chick Halbert-PHW 45
  Kleggie Hermsen-BLB 45
Points
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 282
2. Connie Simmons-BLB 188
3. Chick Halbert-PHW 149
4. Paul Hoffman-BLB 129
  George Senesky-PHW 129
Field Goal Pct
1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .492
2. Connie Simmons-BLB .371
3. Stan Miasek-CHS .368
4. Ralph Kaplowitz-PHW .344
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .341
Free Throw Pct
1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .881
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW .810
3. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .787
4. John Logan-STB .786
5. Chuck Gilmur-CHS .783
Points Per Game
1. Joe Fulks*-PHW 21.7
2. Connie Simmons-BLB 17.1
3. Paul Hoffman-BLB 11.7
4. Chick Halbert-PHW 11.5
5. Kleggie Hermsen-BLB 11.0
Assists Per Game
1. Howie Dallmar-PHW 2.8
True Shooting Pct
1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .610
2. Connie Simmons-BLB .449
3. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .446
4. Ed Sadowski-BOS .425
5. John Logan-STB .416
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB .492
2. Connie Simmons-BLB .371
3. Stan Miasek-CHS .368
4. Ralph Kaplowitz-PHW .344
5. Max Zaslofsky-CHS .341
Offensive Win Shares
1. Connie Simmons-BLB 2.3
2. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 2.0
3. Max Zaslofsky-CHS 1.1
4. Paul Hoffman-BLB 0.9
5. Ralph Kaplowitz-PHW 0.9
Defensive Win Shares
1. Howie Dallmar-PHW 2.2
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 1.7
3. Chick Halbert-PHW 1.2
4. George Senesky-PHW 1.1
5. Angelo Musi-PHW 1.0
Win Shares
1. Connie Simmons-BLB 2.5
2. Buddy Jeannette*-BLB 2.1
3. Joe Fulks*-PHW 1.9
4. George Senesky-PHW 1.8
5. Ralph Kaplowitz-PHW 1.6