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1952-53 Baltimore Bullets Roster and Stats

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Record: 16-54, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Chick Reiser (0-3), Clair Bee (16-51)

PTS/G: 84.4 (6th of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 90.9 (10th of 10)
SRS: -5.80 (9th of 10) ▪ Pace: 95.2 (1st of 10)
Off Rtg: 86.8 (7th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 93.4 (10th of 10)
Expected W-L: 18-52 (9th of 10)

Arena: Baltimore Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1953 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
18 Jim Baechtold SF 6-4 205 December 9, 1927 R Eastern Kentucky University
17 Don Barksdale PF 6-6 200 March 31, 1923 1 University of California, Los Angeles
Don Boven F-G 6-4 210 March 6, 1925 2 Western Michigan University
9 Dick Bunt PG 6-0 170 July 13, 1930 R New York University
Blaine Denning G 6-2 175 September 19, 1930 R Lawrence Technological University
16 Don Henriksen C 6-7 225 October 10, 1929 R University of California
11 Paul Hoffman SG 6-2 195 April 12, 1925 3 Purdue University
9 George Kaftan SF 6-3 190 February 22, 1928 4 College of the Holy Cross
12 Jack Kerris PF 6-6 215 January 30, 1925 3 Loyola University of Chicago
Frank Kudelka G-F 6-2 193 June 25, 1925 3 Saint Mary's College of California
8 Ray Lumpp PG 6-1 178 July 11, 1923 4 New York University
10 George McLeod F 6-5 200 January 3, 1931 R Texas Christian University
Stan Miasek C-F 6-5 210 August 8, 1924 5
15 Eddie Miller C 6-8 225 June 18, 1931 R Syracuse University
Dave Minor G-F 6-2 185 February 24, 1922 1 University of California, Los Angeles
20 Ralph O'Brien PG 5-9 160 April 8, 1928 1 Butler University
7 Kevin O'Shea SG 6-2 175 July 10, 1925 2 University of Notre Dame
9-10 Bob Priddy F 6-3 190 March 24, 1930 R New Mexico State University
George Ratkovicz PF 6-6 220 November 13, 1922 3
Fred Scolari PG 5-10 180 March 1, 1922 6 University of San Francisco

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 70 2083 5615 .371 2083 5615 .371 1745 2542 .686 3727 1514 2141 5911
Team/G 29.8 80.2 .371 29.8 80.2 .371 24.9 36.3 .686 53.2 21.6 30.6 84.4
Lg Rank 3 1 5 3 1 5 6 5 8 4 4 9 6
Year/Year 4.4% -3.7% +0.028 4.4% -3.7% +0.028 1.9% 8.4% -0.043 -7.0% 0.7% 17.4% 3.6%
Opponent 70 6360
Opponent/G 90.9
Lg Rank 10
Year/Year 2.1%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 18 52 -6.41 0.61 -5.80 86.8 93.4 95.2 .453 .371 .311 Baltimore Coliseum
Lg Rank 9 9 9 2 9 7 10 1 6 5 7

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Don Barksdale 29 65 2298 321 829 .387 321 829 .387 257 401 .641 597 166 273 899
2 Don Henriksen 23 68 2263 199 475 .419 199 475 .419 176 281 .626 506 129 242 574
3 Paul Hoffman 27 69 1955 240 656 .366 240 656 .366 224 342 .655 317 237 282 704
4 Jim Baechtold 25 64 1893 242 621 .390 242 621 .390 177 240 .738 219 154 203 661
5 Eddie Miller 21 60 1858 258 725 .356 258 725 .356 178 270 .659 609 109 224 694
6 Fred Scolari 30 46 1618 216 647 .334 216 647 .334 220 259 .849 162 196 158 652
7 Ray Lumpp 29 49 1323 180 476 .378 180 476 .378 141 194 .727 119 153 161 501
8 Stan Miasek 28 25 835 98 242 .405 98 242 .405 87 126 .690 199 72 104 283
9 Kevin O'Shea 27 46 643 71 189 .376 71 189 .376 48 81 .593 76 87 82 190
10 Jack Kerris 28 17 442 34 77 .442 34 77 .442 27 41 .659 88 48 48 95
11 George Kaftan 24 23 380 45 142 .317 45 142 .317 44 67 .657 75 31 59 134
12 Don Boven 27 23 329 30 97 .309 30 97 .309 46 59 .780 61 23 68 106
13 Dave Minor 30 19 301 34 95 .358 34 95 .358 20 26 .769 41 23 35 88
14 Frank Kudelka 27 16 227 28 84 .333 28 84 .333 23 36 .639 43 29 49 79
15 George Ratkovicz 30 10 197 16 43 .372 16 43 .372 19 37 .514 52 18 33 51
16 Ralph O'Brien 24 14 182 27 72 .375 27 72 .375 18 22 .818 20 17 30 72
17 Bob Priddy 22 16 149 14 38 .368 14 38 .368 8 14 .571 36 7 36 36
18 Dick Bunt 22 12 125 17 52 .327 17 52 .327 17 23 .739 15 7 22 51
19 George McLeod 22 10 85 2 16 .125 2 16 .125 8 15 .533 21 4 16 12
20 Blaine Denning 22 1 9 2 5 .400 2 5 .400 1 1 1.000 4 0 3 5

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Don Barksdale 29 65 35.4 4.9 12.8 .387 4.9 12.8 .387 4.0 6.2 .641 9.2 2.6 4.2 13.8
2 Fred Scolari 30 46 35.2 4.7 14.1 .334 4.7 14.1 .334 4.8 5.6 .849 3.5 4.3 3.4 14.2
3 Stan Miasek 28 25 33.4 3.9 9.7 .405 3.9 9.7 .405 3.5 5.0 .690 8.0 2.9 4.2 11.3
4 Don Henriksen 23 68 33.3 2.9 7.0 .419 2.9 7.0 .419 2.6 4.1 .626 7.4 1.9 3.6 8.4
5 Eddie Miller 21 60 31.0 4.3 12.1 .356 4.3 12.1 .356 3.0 4.5 .659 10.2 1.8 3.7 11.6
6 Jim Baechtold 25 64 29.6 3.8 9.7 .390 3.8 9.7 .390 2.8 3.8 .738 3.4 2.4 3.2 10.3
7 Paul Hoffman 27 69 28.3 3.5 9.5 .366 3.5 9.5 .366 3.2 5.0 .655 4.6 3.4 4.1 10.2
8 Ray Lumpp 29 49 27.0 3.7 9.7 .378 3.7 9.7 .378 2.9 4.0 .727 2.4 3.1 3.3 10.2
9 Jack Kerris 28 17 26.0 2.0 4.5 .442 2.0 4.5 .442 1.6 2.4 .659 5.2 2.8 2.8 5.6
10 George Ratkovicz 30 10 19.7 1.6 4.3 .372 1.6 4.3 .372 1.9 3.7 .514 5.2 1.8 3.3 5.1
11 George Kaftan 24 23 16.5 2.0 6.2 .317 2.0 6.2 .317 1.9 2.9 .657 3.3 1.3 2.6 5.8
12 Dave Minor 30 19 15.8 1.8 5.0 .358 1.8 5.0 .358 1.1 1.4 .769 2.2 1.2 1.8 4.6
13 Don Boven 27 23 14.3 1.3 4.2 .309 1.3 4.2 .309 2.0 2.6 .780 2.7 1.0 3.0 4.6
14 Frank Kudelka 27 16 14.2 1.8 5.3 .333 1.8 5.3 .333 1.4 2.3 .639 2.7 1.8 3.1 4.9
15 Kevin O'Shea 27 46 14.0 1.5 4.1 .376 1.5 4.1 .376 1.0 1.8 .593 1.7 1.9 1.8 4.1
16 Ralph O'Brien 24 14 13.0 1.9 5.1 .375 1.9 5.1 .375 1.3 1.6 .818 1.4 1.2 2.1 5.1
17 Dick Bunt 22 12 10.4 1.4 4.3 .327 1.4 4.3 .327 1.4 1.9 .739 1.3 0.6 1.8 4.3
18 Bob Priddy 22 16 9.3 0.9 2.4 .368 0.9 2.4 .368 0.5 0.9 .571 2.3 0.4 2.3 2.3
19 Blaine Denning 22 1 9.0 2.0 5.0 .400 2.0 5.0 .400 1.0 1.0 1.000 4.0 0.0 3.0 5.0
20 George McLeod 22 10 8.5 0.2 1.6 .125 0.2 1.6 .125 0.8 1.5 .533 2.1 0.4 1.6 1.2

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Don Barksdale 29 65 2298 5.0 13.0 .387 5.0 13.0 .387 4.0 6.3 .641 9.4 2.6 4.3 14.1
2 Don Henriksen 23 68 2263 3.2 7.6 .419 3.2 7.6 .419 2.8 4.5 .626 8.0 2.1 3.8 9.1
3 Paul Hoffman 27 69 1955 4.4 12.1 .366 4.4 12.1 .366 4.1 6.3 .655 5.8 4.4 5.2 13.0
4 Jim Baechtold 25 64 1893 4.6 11.8 .390 4.6 11.8 .390 3.4 4.6 .738 4.2 2.9 3.9 12.6
5 Eddie Miller 21 60 1858 5.0 14.0 .356 5.0 14.0 .356 3.4 5.2 .659 11.8 2.1 4.3 13.4
6 Fred Scolari 30 46 1618 4.8 14.4 .334 4.8 14.4 .334 4.9 5.8 .849 3.6 4.4 3.5 14.5
7 Ray Lumpp 29 49 1323 4.9 13.0 .378 4.9 13.0 .378 3.8 5.3 .727 3.2 4.2 4.4 13.6
8 Stan Miasek 28 25 835 4.2 10.4 .405 4.2 10.4 .405 3.8 5.4 .690 8.6 3.1 4.5 12.2
9 Kevin O'Shea 27 46 643 4.0 10.6 .376 4.0 10.6 .376 2.7 4.5 .593 4.3 4.9 4.6 10.6
10 Jack Kerris 28 17 442 2.8 6.3 .442 2.8 6.3 .442 2.2 3.3 .659 7.2 3.9 3.9 7.7
11 George Kaftan 24 23 380 4.3 13.5 .317 4.3 13.5 .317 4.2 6.3 .657 7.1 2.9 5.6 12.7
12 Don Boven 27 23 329 3.3 10.6 .309 3.3 10.6 .309 5.0 6.5 .780 6.7 2.5 7.4 11.6
13 Dave Minor 30 19 301 4.1 11.4 .358 4.1 11.4 .358 2.4 3.1 .769 4.9 2.8 4.2 10.5
14 Frank Kudelka 27 16 227 4.4 13.3 .333 4.4 13.3 .333 3.6 5.7 .639 6.8 4.6 7.8 12.5
15 George Ratkovicz 30 10 197 2.9 7.9 .372 2.9 7.9 .372 3.5 6.8 .514 9.5 3.3 6.0 9.3
16 Ralph O'Brien 24 14 182 5.3 14.2 .375 5.3 14.2 .375 3.6 4.4 .818 4.0 3.4 5.9 14.2
17 Bob Priddy 22 16 149 3.4 9.2 .368 3.4 9.2 .368 1.9 3.4 .571 8.7 1.7 8.7 8.7
18 Dick Bunt 22 12 125 4.9 15.0 .327 4.9 15.0 .327 4.9 6.6 .739 4.3 2.0 6.3 14.7
19 George McLeod 22 10 85 0.8 6.8 .125 0.8 6.8 .125 3.4 6.4 .533 8.9 1.7 6.8 5.1
20 Blaine Denning 22 1 9 8.0 20.0 .400 8.0 20.0 .400 4.0 4.0 1.000 16.0 0.0 12.0 20.0

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Don Barksdale 29 65 2298 16.7 .447 .387 .484 2.5 0.6 3.1 .065
2 Don Henriksen 23 68 2263 12.9 .479 .419 .592 2.9 0.5 3.5 .074
3 Paul Hoffman 27 69 1955 14.5 .436 .366 .521 1.8 0.5 2.2 .055
4 Jim Baechtold 25 64 1893 12.9 .455 .390 .386 2.3 0.4 2.6 .067
5 Eddie Miller 21 60 1858 15.9 .411 .356 .372 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .011
6 Fred Scolari 30 46 1618 14.6 .428 .334 .400 1.1 0.3 1.5 .044
7 Ray Lumpp 29 49 1323 13.7 .446 .378 .408 1.5 0.3 1.8 .065
8 Stan Miasek 28 25 835 16.4 .476 .405 .521 1.4 0.2 1.6 .094
9 Kevin O'Shea 27 46 643 12.3 .423 .376 .429 0.3 0.1 0.5 .035
10 Jack Kerris 28 17 442 13.8 .500 .442 .532 0.7 0.1 0.8 .087
11 George Kaftan 24 23 380 11.3 .391 .317 .472 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.018
12 Don Boven 27 23 329 10.6 .431 .309 .608 0.2 0.1 0.3 .039
13 Dave Minor 30 19 301 10.2 .413 .358 .274 0.0 0.1 0.1 .013
14 Frank Kudelka 27 16 227 11.8 .396 .333 .429 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.002
15 George Ratkovicz 30 10 197 12.8 .430 .372 .860 0.1 0.1 0.2 .040
16 Ralph O'Brien 24 14 182 12.6 .441 .375 .306 0.2 0.0 0.2 .055
17 Bob Priddy 22 16 149 7.8 .408 .368 .368 0.0 0.0 0.0 .006
18 Dick Bunt 22 12 125 9.8 .410 .327 .442 0.0 0.0 0.0 .003
19 George McLeod 22 10 85 2.9 .265 .125 .938 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.115
20 Blaine Denning 22 1 9 18.9 .460 .400 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 .095

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Don Henriksen 23 2 94 10 15 .667 10 15 .667 5 9 .556 24 8 11 25
2 Eddie Miller 21 2 93 13 34 .382 13 34 .382 7 16 .438 36 5 9 33
3 Jim Baechtold 25 2 86 16 30 .533 16 30 .533 6 11 .545 8 11 9 38
4 Paul Hoffman 27 2 81 5 28 .179 5 28 .179 7 12 .583 7 11 10 17
5 Ray Lumpp 29 2 75 7 33 .212 7 33 .212 7 10 .700 8 5 8 21
6 Jack Kerris 28 2 31 2 10 .200 2 10 .200 3 3 1.000 2 0 4 7
7 Ralph O'Brien 24 1 18 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 2 2 1.000 1 0 2 2
8 Bob Priddy 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 Dick Bunt 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Don Henriksen 23 2 47.0 5.0 7.5 .667 5.0 7.5 .667 2.5 4.5 .556 12.0 4.0 5.5 12.5
2 Eddie Miller 21 2 46.5 6.5 17.0 .382 6.5 17.0 .382 3.5 8.0 .438 18.0 2.5 4.5 16.5
3 Jim Baechtold 25 2 43.0 8.0 15.0 .533 8.0 15.0 .533 3.0 5.5 .545 4.0 5.5 4.5 19.0
4 Paul Hoffman 27 2 40.5 2.5 14.0 .179 2.5 14.0 .179 3.5 6.0 .583 3.5 5.5 5.0 8.5
5 Ray Lumpp 29 2 37.5 3.5 16.5 .212 3.5 16.5 .212 3.5 5.0 .700 4.0 2.5 4.0 10.5
6 Ralph O'Brien 24 1 18.0 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 2.0 2.0 1.000 1.0 0.0 2.0 2.0
7 Jack Kerris 28 2 15.5 1.0 5.0 .200 1.0 5.0 .200 1.5 1.5 1.000 1.0 0.0 2.0 3.5
8 Bob Priddy 22 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
9 Dick Bunt 22 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Don Henriksen 23 2 94 3.8 5.7 .667 3.8 5.7 .667 1.9 3.4 .556 9.2 3.1 4.2 9.6
2 Eddie Miller 21 2 93 5.0 13.2 .382 5.0 13.2 .382 2.7 6.2 .438 13.9 1.9 3.5 12.8
3 Jim Baechtold 25 2 86 6.7 12.6 .533 6.7 12.6 .533 2.5 4.6 .545 3.3 4.6 3.8 15.9
4 Paul Hoffman 27 2 81 2.2 12.4 .179 2.2 12.4 .179 3.1 5.3 .583 3.1 4.9 4.4 7.6
5 Ray Lumpp 29 2 75 3.4 15.8 .212 3.4 15.8 .212 3.4 4.8 .700 3.8 2.4 3.8 10.1
6 Jack Kerris 28 2 31 2.3 11.6 .200 2.3 11.6 .200 3.5 3.5 1.000 2.3 0.0 4.6 8.1
7 Ralph O'Brien 24 1 18 0.0 4.0 .000 0.0 4.0 .000 4.0 4.0 1.000 2.0 0.0 4.0 4.0
8 Bob Priddy 22 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 36.0 0.0
9 Dick Bunt 22 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Don Henriksen 23 2 94 20.7 .659 .667 .600 19.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 .220
2 Eddie Miller 21 2 93 18.9 .402 .382 .471 13.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .003
3 Jim Baechtold 25 2 86 22.7 .545 .533 .367 34.9 0.3 0.0 0.4 .218
4 Paul Hoffman 27 2 81 2.8 .255 .179 .429 27.7 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.220
5 Ray Lumpp 29 2 75 2.1 .281 .212 .303 14.5 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.246
6 Jack Kerris 28 2 31 -0.6 .309 .200 .300 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.151
7 Ralph O'Brien 24 1 18 0.3 .347 .000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.033
8 Bob Priddy 22 1 1 -24.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .007
9 Dick Bunt 22 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .007