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1946-47 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 33-27, Finished 3rd in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Neil Cohalan (33-27)

PTS/G: 64.7 (8th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 64.0 (2nd of 11)
SRS: 0.58 (5th of 11)
Expected W-L: 32-28 (5th of 11)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (III) ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1947 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Semifinals (0-2) versus Philadelphia Warriors
Won BAA Quarterfinals (1-2) versus Cleveland Rebels

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
12-15 Aud Brindley F 6-4 175 December 31, 1923 R Dartmouth College
14 Tommy Byrnes F-G 6-3 175 February 19, 1923 R Seton Hall University
3 Bob Cluggish C 6-10 235 September 18, 1917 R University of Kentucky
10 Bob Fitzgerald F-C 6-5 190 March 14, 1923 R Fordham University
4 Frido Frey F 6-2 195 October 26, 1921 R Long Island University
9 Leo Gottlieb G 5-11 180 November 28, 1920 R
8 Sonny Hertzberg G 5-10 175 July 29, 1922 R City College of New York
5 Ralph Kaplowitz G-F 6-2 170 May 18, 1919 R New York University
5-19 Lee Knorek C 6-7 215 July 15, 1921 R University of Detroit Mercy
5 Frank Mangiapane G 5-10 195 August 5, 1925 R New York University
4 Nat Militzok F 6-3 195 May 3, 1923 R Cornell University
10 Bob Mullens G 6-1 175 November 1, 1922 R Fordham University
11-15 Dick Murphy G 6-1 175 March 10, 1921 R Manhattan College
12 John Murphy F 6-2 175 September 13, 1924 R
16 Bud Palmer F-C 6-4 180 September 14, 1921 R Princeton University
12 Hank Rosenstein F 6-4 185 June 16, 1920 R City College of New York
6 Ossie Schectman G 6-0 175 March 30, 1919 R Long Island University
7 Stan Stutz G-F 5-10 170 April 14, 1920 R University of Rhode Island
11-17 Butch Van Breda Kolff G-F 6-3 185 October 28, 1922 R New York University
11 Jake Weber C 6-6 225 March 18, 1918 R Purdue 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 60 1465 5255 .279 1465 5255 .279 951 1438 .661 457 1218 3881
Team/G 24.4 87.6 .279 24.4 87.6 .279 15.9 24.0 .661 7.6 20.3 64.7
Lg Rank 8 9 6 8 9 6 6 7 3 6 5 8
Opponent 60 3842
Opponent/G 64.0
Lg Rank 2

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 32 28 0.65 -0.07 0.58 .274 .279 .181 Madison Square Garden (III)
Lg Rank 5 5 5 7 5 4 6 4

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 Jake Weber 28 11 7 24 .292 7 24 .292 6 8 .750 1 20 20
2 Lee Knorek 25 22 62 219 .283 62 219 .283 47 72 .653 21 64 171
3 Ralph Kaplowitz 27 27 71 274 .259 71 274 .259 52 71 .732 25 57 194
4 Sonny Hertzberg 24 59 201 695 .289 201 695 .289 113 149 .758 37 109 515
5 Leo Gottlieb 26 57 149 494 .302 149 494 .302 36 55 .655 24 71 334
6 Frido Frey 25 23 28 97 .289 28 97 .289 32 56 .571 14 37 88
7 Bob Fitzgerald 23 29 23 121 .190 23 121 .190 36 60 .600 9 67 82
8 Bob Cluggish 29 54 93 356 .261 93 356 .261 52 91 .571 22 113 238
9 Tommy Byrnes 23 60 175 583 .300 175 583 .300 103 160 .644 35 90 453
10 Frank Mangiapane 21 6 2 13 .154 2 13 .154 1 3 .333 0 6 5
11 Nat Militzok 23 36 52 214 .243 52 214 .243 40 73 .548 28 91 144
12 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 16 7 34 .206 7 34 .206 11 17 .647 6 10 25
13 Stan Stutz 26 60 172 641 .268 172 641 .268 133 170 .782 49 127 477
14 Ossie Schectman 27 54 162 588 .276 162 588 .276 111 179 .620 109 115 435
15 Hank Rosenstein 26 31 38 145 .262 38 145 .262 57 95 .600 19 71 133
16 Bud Palmer 25 42 160 521 .307 160 521 .307 81 121 .669 34 110 401
17 John Murphy 22 9 8 25 .320 8 25 .320 8 12 .667 0 3 24
18 Dick Murphy 25 24 14 58 .241 14 58 .241 4 5 .800 5 9 32
19 Bob Mullens 24 26 27 104 .260 27 104 .260 22 34 .647 18 32 76
20 Aud Brindley 23 12 14 49 .286 14 49 .286 6 7 .857 1 16 34

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 Jake Weber 28 11 0.6 2.2 .292 0.6 2.2 .292 0.5 0.7 .750 0.1 1.8 1.8
2 Lee Knorek 25 22 2.8 10.0 .283 2.8 10.0 .283 2.1 3.3 .653 1.0 2.9 7.8
3 Ralph Kaplowitz 27 27 2.6 10.1 .259 2.6 10.1 .259 1.9 2.6 .732 0.9 2.1 7.2
4 Sonny Hertzberg 24 59 3.4 11.8 .289 3.4 11.8 .289 1.9 2.5 .758 0.6 1.8 8.7
5 Leo Gottlieb 26 57 2.6 8.7 .302 2.6 8.7 .302 0.6 1.0 .655 0.4 1.2 5.9
6 Frido Frey 25 23 1.2 4.2 .289 1.2 4.2 .289 1.4 2.4 .571 0.6 1.6 3.8
7 Bob Fitzgerald 23 29 0.8 4.2 .190 0.8 4.2 .190 1.2 2.1 .600 0.3 2.3 2.8
8 Bob Cluggish 29 54 1.7 6.6 .261 1.7 6.6 .261 1.0 1.7 .571 0.4 2.1 4.4
9 Tommy Byrnes 23 60 2.9 9.7 .300 2.9 9.7 .300 1.7 2.7 .644 0.6 1.5 7.6
10 Frank Mangiapane 21 6 0.3 2.2 .154 0.3 2.2 .154 0.2 0.5 .333 0.0 1.0 0.8
11 Nat Militzok 23 36 1.4 5.9 .243 1.4 5.9 .243 1.1 2.0 .548 0.8 2.5 4.0
12 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 16 0.4 2.1 .206 0.4 2.1 .206 0.7 1.1 .647 0.4 0.6 1.6
13 Stan Stutz 26 60 2.9 10.7 .268 2.9 10.7 .268 2.2 2.8 .782 0.8 2.1 8.0
14 Ossie Schectman 27 54 3.0 10.9 .276 3.0 10.9 .276 2.1 3.3 .620 2.0 2.1 8.1
15 Hank Rosenstein 26 31 1.2 4.7 .262 1.2 4.7 .262 1.8 3.1 .600 0.6 2.3 4.3
16 Bud Palmer 25 42 3.8 12.4 .307 3.8 12.4 .307 1.9 2.9 .669 0.8 2.6 9.5
17 John Murphy 22 9 0.9 2.8 .320 0.9 2.8 .320 0.9 1.3 .667 0.0 0.3 2.7
18 Dick Murphy 25 24 0.6 2.4 .241 0.6 2.4 .241 0.2 0.2 .800 0.2 0.4 1.3
19 Bob Mullens 24 26 1.0 4.0 .260 1.0 4.0 .260 0.8 1.3 .647 0.7 1.2 2.9
20 Aud Brindley 23 12 1.2 4.1 .286 1.2 4.1 .286 0.5 0.6 .857 0.1 1.3 2.8

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 Jake Weber 28 11 .292 .292 .750
2 Lee Knorek 25 22 .283 .283 .653
3 Ralph Kaplowitz 27 27 .259 .259 .732
4 Sonny Hertzberg 24 59 .289 .289 .758
5 Leo Gottlieb 26 57 .302 .302 .655
6 Frido Frey 25 23 .289 .289 .571
7 Bob Fitzgerald 23 29 .190 .190 .600
8 Bob Cluggish 29 54 .261 .261 .571
9 Tommy Byrnes 23 60 .300 .300 .644
10 Frank Mangiapane 21 6 .154 .154 .333
11 Nat Militzok 23 36 .243 .243 .548
12 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 16 .206 .206 .647
13 Stan Stutz 26 60 .268 .268 .782
14 Ossie Schectman 27 54 .276 .276 .620
15 Hank Rosenstein 26 31 .262 .262 .600
16 Bud Palmer 25 42 .307 .307 .669
17 John Murphy 22 9 .320 .320 .667
18 Dick Murphy 25 24 .241 .241 .800
19 Bob Mullens 24 26 .260 .260 .647
20 Aud Brindley 23 12 .286 .286 .857

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
1 Jake Weber 28 11 .292 .292 .750
2 Lee Knorek 25 22 .283 .283 .653
3 Ralph Kaplowitz 27 27 .259 .259 .732
4 Sonny Hertzberg 24 59 .289 .289 .758
5 Leo Gottlieb 26 57 .302 .302 .655
6 Frido Frey 25 23 .289 .289 .571
7 Bob Fitzgerald 23 29 .190 .190 .600
8 Bob Cluggish 29 54 .261 .261 .571
9 Tommy Byrnes 23 60 .300 .300 .644
10 Frank Mangiapane 21 6 .154 .154 .333
11 Nat Militzok 23 36 .243 .243 .548
12 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 16 .206 .206 .647
13 Stan Stutz 26 60 .268 .268 .782
14 Ossie Schectman 27 54 .276 .276 .620
15 Hank Rosenstein 26 31 .262 .262 .600
16 Bud Palmer 25 42 .307 .307 .669
17 John Murphy 22 9 .320 .320 .667
18 Dick Murphy 25 24 .241 .241 .800
19 Bob Mullens 24 26 .260 .260 .647
20 Aud Brindley 23 12 .286 .286 .857

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 Jake Weber 28 11 .363 .292 .333 0.2 0.1 0.3
2 Lee Knorek 25 22 .341 .283 .329 1.0 0.7 1.7
3 Ralph Kaplowitz 27 27 .318 .259 .259 0.5 0.8 1.3
4 Sonny Hertzberg 24 59 .339 .289 .214 2.6 1.5 4.0
5 Leo Gottlieb 26 57 .322 .302 .111 0.9 1.0 1.9
6 Frido Frey 25 23 .362 .289 .577 0.8 0.4 1.2
7 Bob Fitzgerald 23 29 .278 .190 .496 -0.3 0.6 0.3
8 Bob Cluggish 29 54 .300 .261 .256 -0.1 1.1 1.1
9 Tommy Byrnes 23 60 .347 .300 .274 2.8 1.3 4.0
10 Frank Mangiapane 21 6 .175 .154 .231 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
11 Nat Militzok 23 36 .293 .243 .341 -0.1 0.9 0.9
12 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 16 .301 .206 .500 0.0 0.1 0.2
13 Stan Stutz 26 60 .333 .268 .265 2.2 1.6 3.9
14 Ossie Schectman 27 54 .326 .276 .304 2.2 2.0 4.3
15 Hank Rosenstein 26 31 .356 .262 .655 1.1 0.7 1.8
16 Bud Palmer 25 42 .349 .307 .232 2.6 1.3 3.9
17 John Murphy 22 9 .396 .320 .480 0.3 0.0 0.3
18 Dick Murphy 25 24 .266 .241 .086 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
19 Bob Mullens 24 26 .319 .260 .327 0.3 0.4 0.7
20 Aud Brindley 23 12 .326 .286 .143 0.1 0.1 0.2

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 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 5 7 32 .219 7 32 .219 7 13 .538 4 5 21
2 Tommy Byrnes 23 5 11 46 .239 11 46 .239 2 11 .182 0 2 24
3 Bob Cluggish 29 5 4 27 .148 4 27 .148 0 2 .000 0 12 8
4 Bob Fitzgerald 23 5 1 9 .111 1 9 .111 3 4 .750 1 3 5
5 Frido Frey 25 5 3 19 .158 3 19 .158 4 11 .364 7 11 10
6 Leo Gottlieb 26 4 10 39 .256 10 39 .256 4 6 .667 1 6 24
7 Sonny Hertzberg 24 5 15 69 .217 15 69 .217 6 8 .750 5 14 36
8 Lee Knorek 25 5 21 58 .362 21 58 .362 11 19 .579 8 22 53
9 Bud Palmer 25 5 33 94 .351 33 94 .351 12 20 .600 4 8 78
10 Stan Stutz 26 5 28 101 .277 28 101 .277 28 32 .875 7 13 84
11 Aud Brindley 23 3 3 6 .500 3 6 .500 4 6 .667 0 4 10

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 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 5 1.4 6.4 .219 1.4 6.4 .219 1.4 2.6 .538 0.8 1.0 4.2
2 Tommy Byrnes 23 5 2.2 9.2 .239 2.2 9.2 .239 0.4 2.2 .182 0.0 0.4 4.8
3 Bob Cluggish 29 5 0.8 5.4 .148 0.8 5.4 .148 0.0 0.4 .000 0.0 2.4 1.6
4 Bob Fitzgerald 23 5 0.2 1.8 .111 0.2 1.8 .111 0.6 0.8 .750 0.2 0.6 1.0
5 Frido Frey 25 5 0.6 3.8 .158 0.6 3.8 .158 0.8 2.2 .364 1.4 2.2 2.0
6 Leo Gottlieb 26 4 2.5 9.8 .256 2.5 9.8 .256 1.0 1.5 .667 0.3 1.5 6.0
7 Sonny Hertzberg 24 5 3.0 13.8 .217 3.0 13.8 .217 1.2 1.6 .750 1.0 2.8 7.2
8 Lee Knorek 25 5 4.2 11.6 .362 4.2 11.6 .362 2.2 3.8 .579 1.6 4.4 10.6
9 Bud Palmer 25 5 6.6 18.8 .351 6.6 18.8 .351 2.4 4.0 .600 0.8 1.6 15.6
10 Stan Stutz 26 5 5.6 20.2 .277 5.6 20.2 .277 5.6 6.4 .875 1.4 2.6 16.8
11 Aud Brindley 23 3 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 1.3 2.0 .667 0.0 1.3 3.3

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 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 5 .219 .219 .538
2 Tommy Byrnes 23 5 .239 .239 .182
3 Bob Cluggish 29 5 .148 .148 .000
4 Bob Fitzgerald 23 5 .111 .111 .750
5 Frido Frey 25 5 .158 .158 .364
6 Leo Gottlieb 26 4 .256 .256 .667
7 Sonny Hertzberg 24 5 .217 .217 .750
8 Lee Knorek 25 5 .362 .362 .579
9 Bud Palmer 25 5 .351 .351 .600
10 Stan Stutz 26 5 .277 .277 .875
11 Aud Brindley 23 3 .500 .500 .667

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
1 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 5 .219 .219 .538
2 Tommy Byrnes 23 5 .239 .239 .182
3 Bob Cluggish 29 5 .148 .148 .000
4 Bob Fitzgerald 23 5 .111 .111 .750
5 Frido Frey 25 5 .158 .158 .364
6 Leo Gottlieb 26 4 .256 .256 .667
7 Sonny Hertzberg 24 5 .217 .217 .750
8 Lee Knorek 25 5 .362 .362 .579
9 Bud Palmer 25 5 .351 .351 .600
10 Stan Stutz 26 5 .277 .277 .875
11 Aud Brindley 23 3 .500 .500 .667

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 Butch Van Breda Kolff 24 5 .278 .219 .406 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 Tommy Byrnes 23 5 .236 .239 .239 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
3 Bob Cluggish 29 5 .143 .148 .074 -0.4 0.0 -0.3
4 Bob Fitzgerald 23 5 .232 .111 .444 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Frido Frey 25 5 .210 .158 .579 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
6 Leo Gottlieb 26 4 .288 .256 .154 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Sonny Hertzberg 24 5 .248 .217 .116 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
8 Lee Knorek 25 5 .399 .362 .328 0.6 0.1 0.7
9 Bud Palmer 25 5 .379 .351 .213 0.7 0.0 0.8
10 Stan Stutz 26 5 .365 .277 .317 0.7 0.1 0.8
11 Aud Brindley 23 3 .579 .500 1.000 0.2 0.0 0.2