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1947-48 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 20-28, Finished 3rd in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Russell (20-28)

PTS/G: 68.8 (8th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 72.7 (6th of 8)
SRS: -3.75 (7th of 8)
Expected W-L: 15-33 (7th of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1948 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Quarterfinals (1-2) versus Chicago Stags

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
10 Mike Bloom F-C 6-6 190 January 14, 1915 R Temple University
11 Chuck Connors F-C 6-5 190 April 10, 1921 1 Seton Hall University
14 Bulbs Ehlers F-G 6-3 198 March 10, 1923 R Purdue University
15-21 Jack Garfinkel G 6-0 190 June 13, 1918 1 St. John's University
5 Cecil Hankins G 6-1 175 January 6, 1922 1 Oklahoma State University
17 Jack Hewson F-C 6-6 195 September 7, 1924 R Temple University
3 Charlie Hoefer G 5-9 158 July 12, 1917 1 Queens College
17 John Janisch F-G 6-3 200 March 15, 1920 1 Valparaiso University
4 Saul Mariaschin G 5-11 165 September 1, 1924 R Harvard University
6 George Munroe G 5-11 170 January 5, 1922 1 Dartmouth College
10-11 Stan Noszka G 6-1 185 September 9, 1920 1 Duquesne University
7-9 Mel Riebe G-F 5-11 180 July 12, 1916 1 College of Wooster
22 Ed Sadowski C 6-5 240 July 11, 1917 1 Seton Hall University
10 Connie Simmons C-F 6-8 222 March 15, 1925 1
12 Art Spector F 6-4 200 October 17, 1920 1 Villanova University
13 Gene Stump F-G 6-2 185 November 13, 1923 R DePaul University

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 48 1241 4323 .287 1241 4323 .287 821 1246 .659 364 1065 3303
Team/G 25.9 90.1 .287 25.9 90.1 .287 17.1 26.0 .659 7.6 22.2 68.8
Lg Rank 8 7 3 8 7 3 7 6 7 3 3 8
Year/Year 11.0% 5.3% +0.015 11.0% 5.3% +0.015 26.5% 13.3% +0.069 -3.2% 10.8% 14.5%
Opponent 48 3491
Opponent/G 72.7
Lg Rank 6
Year/Year 11.9%

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 15 33 -3.92 0.16 -3.75 .288 .287 .190 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 7 7 7 2 7 2 3 3

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Gene Stump 24 43 59 247 .239 59 247 .239 .239 24 38 .632 18 66 142
2 Chuck Connors 26 4 5 13 .385 5 13 .385 .385 2 3 .667 1 5 12
3 Bulbs Ehlers 24 40 104 417 .249 104 417 .249 .249 78 144 .542 44 92 286
4 Jack Garfinkel 29 43 114 380 .300 114 380 .300 .300 35 46 .761 59 78 263
5 Cecil Hankins 26 25 23 116 .198 23 116 .198 .198 24 35 .686 8 28 70
6 Jack Hewson 23 24 22 89 .247 22 89 .247 .247 21 30 .700 1 39 65
7 Charlie Hoefer 30 7 3 19 .158 3 19 .158 .158 4 8 .500 3 17 10
8 John Janisch 27 3 1 7 .143 1 7 .143 .143 1 2 .500 0 3 3
9 Saul Mariaschin 23 43 125 463 .270 125 463 .270 .270 83 117 .709 60 121 333
10 George Munroe 26 21 27 91 .297 27 91 .297 .297 17 26 .654 3 20 71
11 Stan Noszka 27 22 27 97 .278 27 97 .278 .278 24 35 .686 4 52 78
12 Mel Riebe 31 48 202 653 .309 202 653 .309 .309 85 137 .620 41 137 489
13 Ed Sadowski 30 47 308 953 .323 308 953 .323 .323 294 422 .697 74 182 910
14 Connie Simmons 22 32 108 366 .295 108 366 .295 .295 32 54 .593 17 82 248
15 Art Spector 27 48 67 243 .276 67 243 .276 .276 60 92 .652 17 106 194
16 Mike Bloom 33 14 46 169 .272 46 169 .272 .272 37 57 .649 14 37 129

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 Gene Stump 24 43 1.4 5.7 .239 1.4 5.7 .239 0.6 0.9 .632 0.4 1.5 3.3
2 Chuck Connors 26 4 1.3 3.3 .385 1.3 3.3 .385 0.5 0.8 .667 0.3 1.3 3.0
3 Bulbs Ehlers 24 40 2.6 10.4 .249 2.6 10.4 .249 2.0 3.6 .542 1.1 2.3 7.2
4 Jack Garfinkel 29 43 2.7 8.8 .300 2.7 8.8 .300 0.8 1.1 .761 1.4 1.8 6.1
5 Cecil Hankins 26 25 0.9 4.6 .198 0.9 4.6 .198 1.0 1.4 .686 0.3 1.1 2.8
6 Jack Hewson 23 24 0.9 3.7 .247 0.9 3.7 .247 0.9 1.3 .700 0.0 1.6 2.7
7 Charlie Hoefer 30 7 0.4 2.7 .158 0.4 2.7 .158 0.6 1.1 .500 0.4 2.4 1.4
8 John Janisch 27 3 0.3 2.3 .143 0.3 2.3 .143 0.3 0.7 .500 0.0 1.0 1.0
9 Saul Mariaschin 23 43 2.9 10.8 .270 2.9 10.8 .270 1.9 2.7 .709 1.4 2.8 7.7
10 George Munroe 26 21 1.3 4.3 .297 1.3 4.3 .297 0.8 1.2 .654 0.1 1.0 3.4
11 Stan Noszka 27 22 1.2 4.4 .278 1.2 4.4 .278 1.1 1.6 .686 0.2 2.4 3.5
12 Mel Riebe 31 48 4.2 13.6 .309 4.2 13.6 .309 1.8 2.9 .620 0.9 2.9 10.2
13 Ed Sadowski 30 47 6.6 20.3 .323 6.6 20.3 .323 6.3 9.0 .697 1.6 3.9 19.4
14 Connie Simmons 22 32 3.4 11.4 .295 3.4 11.4 .295 1.0 1.7 .593 0.5 2.6 7.8
15 Art Spector 27 48 1.4 5.1 .276 1.4 5.1 .276 1.3 1.9 .652 0.4 2.2 4.0
16 Mike Bloom 33 14 3.3 12.1 .272 3.3 12.1 .272 2.6 4.1 .649 1.0 2.6 9.2

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 Gene Stump 24 43 .239 .239 .632
2 Chuck Connors 26 4 .385 .385 .667
3 Bulbs Ehlers 24 40 .249 .249 .542
4 Jack Garfinkel 29 43 .300 .300 .761
5 Cecil Hankins 26 25 .198 .198 .686
6 Jack Hewson 23 24 .247 .247 .700
7 Charlie Hoefer 30 7 .158 .158 .500
8 John Janisch 27 3 .143 .143 .500
9 Saul Mariaschin 23 43 .270 .270 .709
10 George Munroe 26 21 .297 .297 .654
11 Stan Noszka 27 22 .278 .278 .686
12 Mel Riebe 31 48 .309 .309 .620
13 Ed Sadowski 30 47 .323 .323 .697
14 Connie Simmons 22 32 .295 .295 .593
15 Art Spector 27 48 .276 .276 .652
16 Mike Bloom 33 14 .272 .272 .649

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 ORtg DRtg
1 Gene Stump 24 43 .239 .239 .632
2 Chuck Connors 26 4 .385 .385 .667
3 Bulbs Ehlers 24 40 .249 .249 .542
4 Jack Garfinkel 29 43 .300 .300 .761
5 Cecil Hankins 26 25 .198 .198 .686
6 Jack Hewson 23 24 .247 .247 .700
7 Charlie Hoefer 30 7 .158 .158 .500
8 John Janisch 27 3 .143 .143 .500
9 Saul Mariaschin 23 43 .270 .270 .709
10 George Munroe 26 21 .297 .297 .654
11 Stan Noszka 27 22 .278 .278 .686
12 Mel Riebe 31 48 .309 .309 .620
13 Ed Sadowski 30 47 .323 .323 .697
14 Connie Simmons 22 32 .295 .295 .593
15 Art Spector 27 48 .276 .276 .652
16 Mike Bloom 33 14 .272 .272 .649

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Gene Stump 24 43 .269 .154 -0.9 0.1 -0.8
2 Chuck Connors 26 4 .419 .231 0.1 0.0 0.1
3 Bulbs Ehlers 24 40 .298 .345 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
4 Jack Garfinkel 29 43 .329 .121 0.9 0.2 1.1
5 Cecil Hankins 26 25 .266 .302 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
6 Jack Hewson 23 24 .318 .337 0.0 0.1 0.1
7 Charlie Hoefer 30 7 .222 .421 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
8 John Janisch 27 3 .190 .286 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
9 Saul Mariaschin 23 43 .324 .253 0.8 0.3 1.1
10 George Munroe 26 21 .347 .286 0.3 0.0 0.3
11 Stan Noszka 27 22 .347 .361 0.3 0.1 0.4
12 Mel Riebe 31 48 .343 .210 1.9 0.3 2.2
13 Ed Sadowski 30 47 .400 .443 8.9 0.5 9.3
14 Connie Simmons 22 32 .318 .148 0.2 0.2 0.3
15 Art Spector 27 48 .342 .379 0.8 0.2 1.0
16 Mike Bloom 33 14 .332 .337 0.4 0.1 0.5

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Gene Stump 24 3 1 3 .333 1 3 .333 .333 0 0 0 2 2
2 Art Spector 27 3 2 9 .222 2 9 .222 .222 2 4 .500 0 9 6
3 Ed Sadowski 30 3 19 55 .345 19 55 .345 .345 23 38 .605 6 17 61
4 Mel Riebe 31 3 14 43 .326 14 43 .326 .326 14 20 .700 3 10 42
5 Stan Noszka 27 3 10 30 .333 10 30 .333 .333 5 8 .625 2 11 25
6 George Munroe 26 3 1 5 .200 1 5 .200 .200 2 2 1.000 1 2 4
7 Saul Mariaschin 23 3 10 42 .238 10 42 .238 .238 9 14 .643 1 12 29
8 Jack Garfinkel 29 3 7 23 .304 7 23 .304 .304 8 10 .800 7 15 22
9 Mike Bloom 33 3 11 42 .262 11 42 .262 .262 14 19 .737 2 10 36

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 Gene Stump 24 3 0.3 1.0 .333 0.3 1.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7
2 Art Spector 27 3 0.7 3.0 .222 0.7 3.0 .222 0.7 1.3 .500 0.0 3.0 2.0
3 Ed Sadowski 30 3 6.3 18.3 .345 6.3 18.3 .345 7.7 12.7 .605 2.0 5.7 20.3
4 Mel Riebe 31 3 4.7 14.3 .326 4.7 14.3 .326 4.7 6.7 .700 1.0 3.3 14.0
5 Stan Noszka 27 3 3.3 10.0 .333 3.3 10.0 .333 1.7 2.7 .625 0.7 3.7 8.3
6 George Munroe 26 3 0.3 1.7 .200 0.3 1.7 .200 0.7 0.7 1.000 0.3 0.7 1.3
7 Saul Mariaschin 23 3 3.3 14.0 .238 3.3 14.0 .238 3.0 4.7 .643 0.3 4.0 9.7
8 Jack Garfinkel 29 3 2.3 7.7 .304 2.3 7.7 .304 2.7 3.3 .800 2.3 5.0 7.3
9 Mike Bloom 33 3 3.7 14.0 .262 3.7 14.0 .262 4.7 6.3 .737 0.7 3.3 12.0

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 Gene Stump 24 3 .333 .333
2 Art Spector 27 3 .222 .222 .500
3 Ed Sadowski 30 3 .345 .345 .605
4 Mel Riebe 31 3 .326 .326 .700
5 Stan Noszka 27 3 .333 .333 .625
6 George Munroe 26 3 .200 .200 1.000
7 Saul Mariaschin 23 3 .238 .238 .643
8 Jack Garfinkel 29 3 .304 .304 .800
9 Mike Bloom 33 3 .262 .262 .737

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 ORtg DRtg
1 Gene Stump 24 3 .333 .333
2 Art Spector 27 3 .222 .222 .500
3 Ed Sadowski 30 3 .345 .345 .605
4 Mel Riebe 31 3 .326 .326 .700
5 Stan Noszka 27 3 .333 .333 .625
6 George Munroe 26 3 .200 .200 1.000
7 Saul Mariaschin 23 3 .238 .238 .643
8 Jack Garfinkel 29 3 .304 .304 .800
9 Mike Bloom 33 3 .262 .262 .737

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Gene Stump 24 3 .333 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 Art Spector 27 3 .279 .444 0.0 0.0 -0.1
3 Ed Sadowski 30 3 .425 .691 0.6 -0.1 0.5
4 Mel Riebe 31 3 .405 .465 0.4 -0.1 0.3
5 Stan Noszka 27 3 .373 .267 0.2 -0.1 0.1
6 George Munroe 26 3 .340 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Saul Mariaschin 23 3 .301 .333 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
8 Jack Garfinkel 29 3 .401 .435 0.2 -0.1 0.1
9 Mike Bloom 33 3 .357 .452 0.2 -0.1 0.1