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1950-51 Indianapolis Olympians Roster and Stats

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Record: 31-37, Finished 4th in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cliff Barker (24-32), Wally Jones (7-5)

PTS/G: 81.7 (10th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 84.1 (4th of 11)
SRS: -2.00 (9th of 11) ▪ Pace: 96.4 (7th of 11)
Off Rtg: 83.6 (8th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 86.0 (6th of 11)
Expected W-L: 27-41 (9th of 11)

Arena: Hinkle Fieldhouse ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-1) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (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
10 Cliff Barker SG 6-2 185 January 15, 1921 1 University of Kentucky
20 Leo Barnhorst SF 6-4 190 May 11, 1924 1 University of Notre Dame
12 Ralph Beard G 5-10 175 December 2, 1927 1 University of Kentucky
9 Leon Blevins G 6-2 160 June 25, 1926 R University of Arizona
15 Alex Groza C 6-7 218 October 7, 1926 1 University of Kentucky
7 Bruce Hale G-F 6-1 170 August 30, 1918 2 Santa Clara University
14 Joe Holland SF 6-4 185 September 26, 1925 1 University of Kentucky
17 Wah Wah Jones PF 6-4 225 July 14, 1926 1 University of Kentucky
8 Bob Lavoy PF 6-7 185 June 29, 1926 R Western Kentucky University
18 Don Lofgran F-C 6-5 200 November 18, 1928 R University of San Francisco
19 John Mahnken C 6-8 220 June 16, 1922 4 Georgetown University
16 Mal McMullen F-C 6-5 210 August 23, 1927 1 Xavier University
19 Chuck Mrazovich F 6-5 185 February 26, 1924 R Eastern Kentucky University
18 Carl Shaeffer F-G 6-3 185 October 25, 1924 1 University of Alabama
5 Paul Walther SG 6-2 160 March 23, 1927 1 University of Tennessee

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 68 2096 5779 .363 2096 5779 .363 1363 1902 .717 2779 1455 1569 5555
Team/G 30.8 85.0 .363 30.8 85.0 .363 20.0 28.0 .717 40.9 21.4 23.1 81.7
Lg Rank 1 3 5 1 3 5 10 10 10 10 5 3 9
Year/Year -0.5% 3.0% -0.012 -0.5% 3.0% -0.012 -16.1% -16.5% +0.004 2.0% -11.9% -4.8%
Opponent 68 5716
Opponent/G 84.1
Lg Rank 8
Year/Year 2.4%

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 27 41 -2.37 0.37 -2.00 83.6 86.0 96.4 .329 .363 .236 Hinkle Fieldhouse
Lg Rank 8 10 9 2 9 8 6 7 11 5 11

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 Paul Walther 23 63 213 634 .336 213 634 .336 145 209 .694 226 225 201 571
2 Leo Barnhorst 26 68 232 671 .346 232 671 .346 82 119 .689 296 218 197 546
3 Ralph Beard 23 66 409 1110 .368 409 1110 .368 293 378 .775 251 318 96 1111
4 Leon Blevins 24 2 1 4 .250 1 4 .250 0 1 .000 2 1 3 2
5 Alex Groza 24 66 492 1046 .470 492 1046 .470 445 566 .786 709 156 237 1429
6 Bruce Hale 32 26 40 135 .296 40 135 .296 14 23 .609 49 42 30 94
7 Joe Holland 25 67 196 594 .330 196 594 .330 78 137 .569 344 150 228 470
8 Wah Wah Jones 24 22 93 237 .392 93 237 .392 61 77 .792 125 85 74 247
9 Bob Lavoy 24 63 221 619 .357 221 619 .357 84 133 .632 310 76 190 526
10 John Mahnken 28 12 9 53 .170 9 53 .170 10 16 .625 35 10 12 28
11 Mal McMullen 23 51 78 277 .282 78 277 .282 48 82 .585 128 33 109 204
12 Chuck Mrazovich 26 25 28 80 .350 28 80 .350 29 48 .604 40 13 52 85
13 Carl Shaeffer 26 10 6 22 .273 6 22 .273 3 3 1.000 10 6 15 15
14 Cliff Barker 30 56 51 202 .252 51 202 .252 50 77 .649 100 115 98 152
15 Don Lofgran 22 14 27 95 .284 21 34 .618 7 29 75

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 Paul Walther 23 63 3.4 10.1 .336 3.4 10.1 .336 2.3 3.3 .694 3.6 3.6 3.2 9.1
2 Leo Barnhorst 26 68 3.4 9.9 .346 3.4 9.9 .346 1.2 1.8 .689 4.4 3.2 2.9 8.0
3 Ralph Beard 23 66 6.2 16.8 .368 6.2 16.8 .368 4.4 5.7 .775 3.8 4.8 1.5 16.8
4 Leon Blevins 24 2 0.5 2.0 .250 0.5 2.0 .250 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 0.5 1.5 1.0
5 Alex Groza 24 66 7.5 15.8 .470 7.5 15.8 .470 6.7 8.6 .786 10.7 2.4 3.6 21.7
6 Bruce Hale 32 26 1.5 5.2 .296 1.5 5.2 .296 0.5 0.9 .609 1.9 1.6 1.2 3.6
7 Joe Holland 25 67 2.9 8.9 .330 2.9 8.9 .330 1.2 2.0 .569 5.1 2.2 3.4 7.0
8 Wah Wah Jones 24 22 4.2 10.8 .392 4.2 10.8 .392 2.8 3.5 .792 5.7 3.9 3.4 11.2
9 Bob Lavoy 24 63 3.5 9.8 .357 3.5 9.8 .357 1.3 2.1 .632 4.9 1.2 3.0 8.3
10 John Mahnken 28 12 0.8 4.4 .170 0.8 4.4 .170 0.8 1.3 .625 2.9 0.8 1.0 2.3
11 Mal McMullen 23 51 1.5 5.4 .282 1.5 5.4 .282 0.9 1.6 .585 2.5 0.6 2.1 4.0
12 Chuck Mrazovich 26 25 1.1 3.2 .350 1.1 3.2 .350 1.2 1.9 .604 1.6 0.5 2.1 3.4
13 Carl Shaeffer 26 10 0.6 2.2 .273 0.6 2.2 .273 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.0 0.6 1.5 1.5
14 Cliff Barker 30 56 0.9 3.6 .252 0.9 3.6 .252 0.9 1.4 .649 1.8 2.1 1.8 2.7
15 Don Lofgran 22 14 1.9 6.8 .284 1.5 2.4 .618 0.5 2.1 5.4

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 Paul Walther 23 63 .336 .336 .694
2 Leo Barnhorst 26 68 .346 .346 .689
3 Ralph Beard 23 66 .368 .368 .775
4 Leon Blevins 24 2 .250 .250 .000
5 Alex Groza 24 66 .470 .470 .786
6 Bruce Hale 32 26 .296 .296 .609
7 Joe Holland 25 67 .330 .330 .569
8 Wah Wah Jones 24 22 .392 .392 .792
9 Bob Lavoy 24 63 .357 .357 .632
10 John Mahnken 28 12 .170 .170 .625
11 Mal McMullen 23 51 .282 .282 .585
12 Chuck Mrazovich 26 25 .350 .350 .604
13 Carl Shaeffer 26 10 .273 .273 1.000
14 Cliff Barker 30 56 .252 .252 .649
15 Don Lofgran 22 14 .284 .618

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 Paul Walther 23 63 .393 .336 .330 0.3 1.7 2.0
2 Leo Barnhorst 26 68 .377 .346 .177 -0.7 1.9 1.3
3 Ralph Beard 23 66 .435 .368 .341 4.1 2.3 6.5
4 Leon Blevins 24 2 .225 .250 .250 -0.1 0.0 0.0
5 Alex Groza 24 66 .552 .470 .541 14.7 3.3 18.0
6 Bruce Hale 32 26 .324 .296 .170 -0.7 0.3 -0.4
7 Joe Holland 25 67 .359 .330 .231 -1.6 1.8 0.2
8 Wah Wah Jones 24 22 .456 .392 .325 1.4 0.8 2.1
9 Bob Lavoy 24 63 .388 .357 .215 -0.6 1.6 1.0
10 John Mahnken 28 12 .233 .170 .302 -0.7 0.2 -0.5
11 Mal McMullen 23 51 .326 .282 .296 -1.7 0.7 -1.0
12 Chuck Mrazovich 26 25 .420 .350 .600 0.2 0.2 0.4
13 Carl Shaeffer 26 10 .322 .273 .136 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
14 Cliff Barker 30 56 .322 .252 .381 -0.9 0.7 -0.2
15 Don Lofgran 22 14 .341 .284

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 Paul Walther 23 3 3 7 .429 3 7 .429 11 15 .733 5 9 6 17
2 Cliff Barker 30 3 4 19 .211 4 19 .211 0 3 .000 15 10 10 8
3 Ralph Beard 23 3 27 61 .443 27 61 .443 12 17 .706 12 13 6 66
4 Bruce Hale 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Alex Groza 24 3 36 73 .493 36 73 .493 25 33 .758 42 2 14 97
6 Joe Holland 25 3 17 36 .472 17 36 .472 1 4 .250 12 11 10 35
7 Bob Lavoy 24 3 0 7 .000 0 7 .000 3 5 .600 6 4 6 3
8 Don Lofgran 22 1 2 6 .333 2 6 .333 1 1 1.000 1 0 3 5
9 John Mahnken 28 3 2 15 .133 2 15 .133 0 0 11 9 11 4
10 Leo Barnhorst 26 3 13 35 .371 13 35 .371 8 10 .800 9 12 7 34

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 Paul Walther 23 3 1.0 2.3 .429 1.0 2.3 .429 3.7 5.0 .733 1.7 3.0 2.0 5.7
2 Cliff Barker 30 3 1.3 6.3 .211 1.3 6.3 .211 0.0 1.0 .000 5.0 3.3 3.3 2.7
3 Ralph Beard 23 3 9.0 20.3 .443 9.0 20.3 .443 4.0 5.7 .706 4.0 4.3 2.0 22.0
4 Bruce Hale 32 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Alex Groza 24 3 12.0 24.3 .493 12.0 24.3 .493 8.3 11.0 .758 14.0 0.7 4.7 32.3
6 Joe Holland 25 3 5.7 12.0 .472 5.7 12.0 .472 0.3 1.3 .250 4.0 3.7 3.3 11.7
7 Bob Lavoy 24 3 0.0 2.3 .000 0.0 2.3 .000 1.0 1.7 .600 2.0 1.3 2.0 1.0
8 Don Lofgran 22 1 2.0 6.0 .333 2.0 6.0 .333 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 0.0 3.0 5.0
9 John Mahnken 28 3 0.7 5.0 .133 0.7 5.0 .133 0.0 0.0 3.7 3.0 3.7 1.3
10 Leo Barnhorst 26 3 4.3 11.7 .371 4.3 11.7 .371 2.7 3.3 .800 3.0 4.0 2.3 11.3

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 Paul Walther 23 3 .429 .429 .733
2 Cliff Barker 30 3 .211 .211 .000
3 Ralph Beard 23 3 .443 .443 .706
4 Bruce Hale 32 1
5 Alex Groza 24 3 .493 .493 .758
6 Joe Holland 25 3 .472 .472 .250
7 Bob Lavoy 24 3 .000 .000 .600
8 Don Lofgran 22 1 .333 .333 1.000
9 John Mahnken 28 3 .133 .133
10 Leo Barnhorst 26 3 .371 .371 .800

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 Paul Walther 23 3 .625 .429 2.143 0.2 0.0 0.3
2 Cliff Barker 30 3 .197 .211 .158 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
3 Ralph Beard 23 3 .482 .443 .279 0.3 0.1 0.4
4 Bruce Hale 32 1 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Alex Groza 24 3 .554 .493 .452 0.8 0.2 1.0
6 Joe Holland 25 3 .463 .472 .111 0.1 0.1 0.2
7 Bob Lavoy 24 3 .163 .000 .714 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
8 Don Lofgran 22 1 .388 .333 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0
9 John Mahnken 28 3 .133 .133 .000 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
10 Leo Barnhorst 26 3 .431 .371 .286 0.1 0.1 0.1