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1954-55 Rochester Royals Roster and Stats

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Record: 29-43, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Les Harrison (29-43)

PTS/G: 90.8 (7th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 92.4 (4th of 8)
SRS: -1.43 (7th of 8) ▪ Pace: 99.5 (8th of 8)
Off Rtg: 90.7 (3rd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.3 (7th of 8)
Expected W-L: 32-40 (7th of 8)

Arena: Edgerton Park Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1955 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
18 Cal Christensen SF 6-5 210 July 8, 1927 4 University of Toledo
10 Jack Coleman PF 6-7 195 May 23, 1924 5 University of Louisville
11 Bob Davies PG 6-1 175 January 15, 1920 6 Seton Hall University
12 Don Henriksen PF 6-7 225 October 10, 1929 1 University of California
16 Tom Marshall SF 6-4 215 January 6, 1931 R Western Kentucky University
03 Jack McMahon PG 6-1 185 December 3, 1928 2 St. John's University
17 Boris Nachamkin F 6-6 210 December 6, 1933 R New York University
14 Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 October 9, 1924 6 Ohio State University
15 Odie Spears SF 6-5 205 June 26, 1925 5 Western Kentucky University
20 Art Spoelstra C 6-9 220 September 11, 1932 R Western Kentucky University
09 Bobby Wanzer SG 6-0 170 June 4, 1921 6 Seton Hall 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 72 2399 6020 .399 2399 6020 .399 1737 2420 .718 3904 1695 1865 6535
Team/G 33.3 83.6 .399 33.3 83.6 .399 24.1 33.6 .718 54.2 23.5 25.9 90.8
Lg Rank 3 7 2 3 7 2 8 8 7 5 6 6 7
Year/Year 19.4% 10.4% +0.030 19.4% 10.4% +0.030 0.9% -3.9% +0.034 11.7% 16.6% -2.0% 13.8%
Opponent 72 6652
Opponent/G 92.4
Lg Rank 4
Year/Year 19.5%

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 40 -1.63 0.19 -1.43 90.7 92.3 99.5 .402 .399 .289 Edgerton Park Arena
Lg Rank 7 7 7 2 7 3 7 8 6 2 8

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 Jack Coleman 30 72 2482 400 866 .462 400 866 .462 .462 124 183 .678 729 232 201 924
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 72 2376 324 820 .395 324 820 .395 .395 294 374 .786 374 247 163 942
3 Arnie Risen 30 69 1970 259 699 .371 259 699 .371 .371 279 375 .744 703 112 253 797
4 Odie Spears 29 71 1888 226 585 .386 226 585 .386 .386 220 271 .812 299 148 252 672
5 Bob Davies 35 72 1870 326 785 .415 326 785 .415 .415 220 293 .751 205 355 220 872
6 Jack McMahon 26 72 1807 251 721 .348 251 721 .348 .348 143 225 .636 211 246 179 645
7 Tom Marshall 24 72 1337 223 505 .442 223 505 .442 .442 131 194 .675 256 111 99 577
8 Don Henriksen 25 56 1235 111 315 .352 111 315 .352 .352 86 130 .662 435 79 148 308
9 Cal Christensen 27 71 1204 114 305 .374 114 305 .374 .374 124 206 .602 388 104 174 352
10 Art Spoelstra 22 70 1127 159 399 .398 159 399 .398 .398 108 156 .692 285 58 170 426
11 Boris Nachamkin 21 6 59 6 20 .300 6 20 .300 .300 8 13 .615 19 3 6 20

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 Jack Coleman 30 72 34.5 5.6 12.0 .462 5.6 12.0 .462 1.7 2.5 .678 10.1 3.2 2.8 12.8
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 72 33.0 4.5 11.4 .395 4.5 11.4 .395 4.1 5.2 .786 5.2 3.4 2.3 13.1
3 Arnie Risen 30 69 28.6 3.8 10.1 .371 3.8 10.1 .371 4.0 5.4 .744 10.2 1.6 3.7 11.6
4 Odie Spears 29 71 26.6 3.2 8.2 .386 3.2 8.2 .386 3.1 3.8 .812 4.2 2.1 3.5 9.5
5 Bob Davies 35 72 26.0 4.5 10.9 .415 4.5 10.9 .415 3.1 4.1 .751 2.8 4.9 3.1 12.1
6 Jack McMahon 26 72 25.1 3.5 10.0 .348 3.5 10.0 .348 2.0 3.1 .636 2.9 3.4 2.5 9.0
7 Don Henriksen 25 56 22.1 2.0 5.6 .352 2.0 5.6 .352 1.5 2.3 .662 7.8 1.4 2.6 5.5
8 Tom Marshall 24 72 18.6 3.1 7.0 .442 3.1 7.0 .442 1.8 2.7 .675 3.6 1.5 1.4 8.0
9 Cal Christensen 27 71 17.0 1.6 4.3 .374 1.6 4.3 .374 1.7 2.9 .602 5.5 1.5 2.5 5.0
10 Art Spoelstra 22 70 16.1 2.3 5.7 .398 2.3 5.7 .398 1.5 2.2 .692 4.1 0.8 2.4 6.1
11 Boris Nachamkin 21 6 9.8 1.0 3.3 .300 1.0 3.3 .300 1.3 2.2 .615 3.2 0.5 1.0 3.3

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 Jack Coleman 30 72 2482 5.8 12.6 .462 5.8 12.6 .462 1.8 2.7 .678 10.6 3.4 2.9 13.4
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 72 2376 4.9 12.4 .395 4.9 12.4 .395 4.5 5.7 .786 5.7 3.7 2.5 14.3
3 Arnie Risen 30 69 1970 4.7 12.8 .371 4.7 12.8 .371 5.1 6.9 .744 12.8 2.0 4.6 14.6
4 Odie Spears 29 71 1888 4.3 11.2 .386 4.3 11.2 .386 4.2 5.2 .812 5.7 2.8 4.8 12.8
5 Bob Davies 35 72 1870 6.3 15.1 .415 6.3 15.1 .415 4.2 5.6 .751 3.9 6.8 4.2 16.8
6 Jack McMahon 26 72 1807 5.0 14.4 .348 5.0 14.4 .348 2.8 4.5 .636 4.2 4.9 3.6 12.9
7 Tom Marshall 24 72 1337 6.0 13.6 .442 6.0 13.6 .442 3.5 5.2 .675 6.9 3.0 2.7 15.5
8 Don Henriksen 25 56 1235 3.2 9.2 .352 3.2 9.2 .352 2.5 3.8 .662 12.7 2.3 4.3 9.0
9 Cal Christensen 27 71 1204 3.4 9.1 .374 3.4 9.1 .374 3.7 6.2 .602 11.6 3.1 5.2 10.5
10 Art Spoelstra 22 70 1127 5.1 12.7 .398 5.1 12.7 .398 3.4 5.0 .692 9.1 1.9 5.4 13.6
11 Boris Nachamkin 21 6 59 3.7 12.2 .300 3.7 12.2 .300 4.9 7.9 .615 11.6 1.8 3.7 12.2

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 Jack Coleman 30 72 2482 .462 .462 .678
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 72 2376 .395 .395 .786
3 Arnie Risen 30 69 1970 .371 .371 .744
4 Odie Spears 29 71 1888 .386 .386 .812
5 Bob Davies 35 72 1870 .415 .415 .751
6 Jack McMahon 26 72 1807 .348 .348 .636
7 Tom Marshall 24 72 1337 .442 .442 .675
8 Don Henriksen 25 56 1235 .352 .352 .662
9 Cal Christensen 27 71 1204 .374 .374 .602
10 Art Spoelstra 22 70 1127 .398 .398 .692
11 Boris Nachamkin 21 6 59 .300 .300 .615

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 Jack Coleman 30 72 2482 18.2 .488 .211 4.3 1.9 6.2 .121
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 72 2376 16.0 .478 .456 4.0 1.4 5.4 .109
3 Arnie Risen 30 69 1970 17.0 .461 .536 2.3 1.6 3.9 .095
4 Odie Spears 29 71 1888 12.4 .477 .463 2.8 1.0 3.8 .096
5 Bob Davies 35 72 1870 18.5 .477 .373 4.0 1.2 5.2 .132
6 Jack McMahon 26 72 1807 11.1 .393 .312 -1.2 1.0 -0.2 -0.006
7 Tom Marshall 24 72 1337 17.0 .489 .384 2.7 0.8 3.5 .125
8 Don Henriksen 25 56 1235 12.5 .414 .413 -0.1 1.0 0.9 .034
9 Cal Christensen 27 71 1204 13.7 .445 .675 0.8 1.0 1.7 .069
10 Art Spoelstra 22 70 1127 12.9 .455 .391 1.0 0.7 1.7 .074
11 Boris Nachamkin 21 6 59 12.2 .389 .650 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.010

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 Jack McMahon 26 3 109 17 42 .405 17 42 .405 .405 18 28 .643 17 15 7 52
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 3 100 16 35 .457 16 35 .457 .457 22 24 .917 21 8 8 54
3 Jack Coleman 30 3 91 11 36 .306 11 36 .306 .306 2 9 .222 28 8 11 24
4 Odie Spears 29 3 90 12 45 .267 12 45 .267 .267 11 16 .688 14 10 14 35
5 Arnie Risen 30 3 77 17 38 .447 17 38 .447 .447 14 19 .737 37 5 13 48
6 Bob Davies 35 3 75 11 33 .333 11 33 .333 .333 3 4 .750 6 9 11 25
7 Don Henriksen 25 3 70 3 12 .250 3 12 .250 .250 7 10 .700 16 3 5 13
8 Tom Marshall 24 3 50 3 20 .150 3 20 .150 .150 3 5 .600 17 2 1 9
9 Cal Christensen 27 3 30 2 8 .250 2 8 .250 .250 3 6 .500 6 0 1 7
10 Art Spoelstra 22 3 28 7 14 .500 7 14 .500 .500 1 1 1.000 9 0 11 15

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 Jack McMahon 26 3 36.3 5.7 14.0 .405 5.7 14.0 .405 6.0 9.3 .643 5.7 5.0 2.3 17.3
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 3 33.3 5.3 11.7 .457 5.3 11.7 .457 7.3 8.0 .917 7.0 2.7 2.7 18.0
3 Jack Coleman 30 3 30.3 3.7 12.0 .306 3.7 12.0 .306 0.7 3.0 .222 9.3 2.7 3.7 8.0
4 Odie Spears 29 3 30.0 4.0 15.0 .267 4.0 15.0 .267 3.7 5.3 .688 4.7 3.3 4.7 11.7
5 Arnie Risen 30 3 25.7 5.7 12.7 .447 5.7 12.7 .447 4.7 6.3 .737 12.3 1.7 4.3 16.0
6 Bob Davies 35 3 25.0 3.7 11.0 .333 3.7 11.0 .333 1.0 1.3 .750 2.0 3.0 3.7 8.3
7 Don Henriksen 25 3 23.3 1.0 4.0 .250 1.0 4.0 .250 2.3 3.3 .700 5.3 1.0 1.7 4.3
8 Tom Marshall 24 3 16.7 1.0 6.7 .150 1.0 6.7 .150 1.0 1.7 .600 5.7 0.7 0.3 3.0
9 Cal Christensen 27 3 10.0 0.7 2.7 .250 0.7 2.7 .250 1.0 2.0 .500 2.0 0.0 0.3 2.3
10 Art Spoelstra 22 3 9.3 2.3 4.7 .500 2.3 4.7 .500 0.3 0.3 1.000 3.0 0.0 3.7 5.0

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 Jack McMahon 26 3 109 5.6 13.9 .405 5.6 13.9 .405 5.9 9.2 .643 5.6 5.0 2.3 17.2
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 3 100 5.8 12.6 .457 5.8 12.6 .457 7.9 8.6 .917 7.6 2.9 2.9 19.4
3 Jack Coleman 30 3 91 4.4 14.2 .306 4.4 14.2 .306 0.8 3.6 .222 11.1 3.2 4.4 9.5
4 Odie Spears 29 3 90 4.8 18.0 .267 4.8 18.0 .267 4.4 6.4 .688 5.6 4.0 5.6 14.0
5 Arnie Risen 30 3 77 7.9 17.8 .447 7.9 17.8 .447 6.5 8.9 .737 17.3 2.3 6.1 22.4
6 Bob Davies 35 3 75 5.3 15.8 .333 5.3 15.8 .333 1.4 1.9 .750 2.9 4.3 5.3 12.0
7 Don Henriksen 25 3 70 1.5 6.2 .250 1.5 6.2 .250 3.6 5.1 .700 8.2 1.5 2.6 6.7
8 Tom Marshall 24 3 50 2.2 14.4 .150 2.2 14.4 .150 2.2 3.6 .600 12.2 1.4 0.7 6.5
9 Cal Christensen 27 3 30 2.4 9.6 .250 2.4 9.6 .250 3.6 7.2 .500 7.2 0.0 1.2 8.4
10 Art Spoelstra 22 3 28 9.0 18.0 .500 9.0 18.0 .500 1.3 1.3 1.000 11.6 0.0 14.1 19.3

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 Jack McMahon 26 3 109 .405 .405 .643
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 3 100 .457 .457 .917
3 Jack Coleman 30 3 91 .306 .306 .222
4 Odie Spears 29 3 90 .267 .267 .688
5 Arnie Risen 30 3 77 .447 .447 .737
6 Bob Davies 35 3 75 .333 .333 .750
7 Don Henriksen 25 3 70 .250 .250 .700
8 Tom Marshall 24 3 50 .150 .150 .600
9 Cal Christensen 27 3 30 .250 .250 .500
10 Art Spoelstra 22 3 28 .500 .500 1.000

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 Jack McMahon 26 3 109 19.6 .479 .667 25.9 0.2 0.2 0.4 .186
2 Bobby Wanzer 33 3 100 24.6 .593 .686 15.2 0.5 0.2 0.7 .330
3 Jack Coleman 30 3 91 7.7 .300 .250 15.5 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.053
4 Odie Spears 29 3 90 7.2 .336 .356 20.1 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.068
5 Arnie Risen 30 3 77 27.8 .518 .500 13.9 0.3 0.2 0.5 .316
6 Bob Davies 35 3 75 6.9 .360 .121 22.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.016
7 Don Henriksen 25 3 70 8.4 .396 .833 6.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 .067
8 Tom Marshall 24 3 50 3.6 .203 .250 6.4 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.198
9 Cal Christensen 27 3 30 5.4 .329 .750 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.043
10 Art Spoelstra 22 3 28 13.4 .519 .071 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 .230