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1947-48 St. Louis Bombers Roster and Stats

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Record: 29-19, Finished 1st in BAA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ken Loeffler (29-19)

PTS/G: 71.5 (6th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 69.5 (1st of 8)
SRS: 2.13 (5th of 8)
Expected W-L: 29-19 (5th of 8)

Arena: St. Louis Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1948 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Semifinals (3-4) versus Philadelphia Warriors

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
9 John Abramovic F 6-3 195 February 9, 1919 1 Salem International University
5 Bob Doll F-C 6-5 195 August 10, 1919 1 University of Colorado
3 Wyndol Gray G-F 6-1 175 March 20, 1922 1 Harvard University
6 Grady Lewis F-C 6-7 215 March 25, 1917 1 University of Oklahoma
7 John Logan G 6-2 175 January 1, 1921 1 Indiana University
14 Don Martin C-F 6-7 210 February 7, 1920 1 Central Missouri State University
11 Ariel Maughan F 6-4 190 April 26, 1923 1 Utah State University
9 Buddy O'Grady G 5-11 160 January 19, 1920 1 Georgetown University
8 Don Putman G 6-1 170 November 13, 1922 1 University of Denver
4 Red Rocha C 6-9 185 September 18, 1923 R Oregon State University
6 Irv Rothenberg C 6-7 215 December 31, 1921 1 Long Island University
12 Giff Roux F-C 6-5 195 June 28, 1923 1 University of Kansas
2-10 Belus Smawley SG 6-1 195 March 20, 1918 1 Appalachian State 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 1297 4551 .285 1297 4551 .285 838 1244 .674 218 1050 3432
Team/G 27.0 94.8 .285 27.0 94.8 .285 17.5 25.9 .674 4.5 21.9 71.5
Lg Rank 4 6 5 4 6 5 6 7 4 8 2 6
Year/Year 3.0% -1.6% +0.013 3.0% -1.6% +0.013 23.5% 12.9% +0.058 -5.1% 8.1% 7.3%
Opponent 48 3335
Opponent/G 69.5
Lg Rank 1
Year/Year 8.4%

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 29 19 2.02 0.11 2.13 .273 .285 .184 St. Louis Arena
Lg Rank 5 5 5 3 5 6 5 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 Belus Smawley 29 48 212 688 .308 212 688 .308 111 150 .740 18 88 535
2 Bob Doll 28 42 174 658 .264 174 658 .264 98 148 .662 26 107 446
3 Wyndol Gray 25 11 6 36 .167 6 36 .167 1 3 .333 3 16 13
4 Grady Lewis 30 24 59 238 .248 59 238 .248 48 72 .667 13 85 166
5 John Logan 27 48 221 734 .301 221 734 .301 202 272 .743 62 141 644
6 Don Martin 27 39 35 150 .233 35 150 .233 15 33 .455 2 61 85
7 Ariel Maughan 24 28 54 165 .327 54 165 .327 21 37 .568 4 53 129
8 Buddy O'Grady 28 44 67 257 .261 67 257 .261 36 54 .667 9 61 170
9 Don Putman 25 42 105 399 .263 105 399 .263 57 84 .679 25 95 267
10 Red Rocha 24 48 232 740 .314 232 740 .314 147 213 .690 39 209 611
11 Irv Rothenberg 26 24 63 218 .289 63 218 .289 60 106 .566 4 69 186
12 Giff Roux 24 46 68 258 .264 68 258 .264 40 68 .588 12 60 176
13 John Abramovic 28 4 1 10 .100 1 10 .100 2 4 .500 1 5 4

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 Belus Smawley 29 48 4.4 14.3 .308 4.4 14.3 .308 2.3 3.1 .740 0.4 1.8 11.1
2 Bob Doll 28 42 4.1 15.7 .264 4.1 15.7 .264 2.3 3.5 .662 0.6 2.5 10.6
3 Wyndol Gray 25 11 0.5 3.3 .167 0.5 3.3 .167 0.1 0.3 .333 0.3 1.5 1.2
4 Grady Lewis 30 24 2.5 9.9 .248 2.5 9.9 .248 2.0 3.0 .667 0.5 3.5 6.9
5 John Logan 27 48 4.6 15.3 .301 4.6 15.3 .301 4.2 5.7 .743 1.3 2.9 13.4
6 Don Martin 27 39 0.9 3.8 .233 0.9 3.8 .233 0.4 0.8 .455 0.1 1.6 2.2
7 Ariel Maughan 24 28 1.9 5.9 .327 1.9 5.9 .327 0.8 1.3 .568 0.1 1.9 4.6
8 Buddy O'Grady 28 44 1.5 5.8 .261 1.5 5.8 .261 0.8 1.2 .667 0.2 1.4 3.9
9 Don Putman 25 42 2.5 9.5 .263 2.5 9.5 .263 1.4 2.0 .679 0.6 2.3 6.4
10 Red Rocha 24 48 4.8 15.4 .314 4.8 15.4 .314 3.1 4.4 .690 0.8 4.4 12.7
11 Irv Rothenberg 26 24 2.6 9.1 .289 2.6 9.1 .289 2.5 4.4 .566 0.2 2.9 7.8
12 Giff Roux 24 46 1.5 5.6 .264 1.5 5.6 .264 0.9 1.5 .588 0.3 1.3 3.8
13 John Abramovic 28 4 0.3 2.5 .100 0.3 2.5 .100 0.5 1.0 .500 0.3 1.3 1.0

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 Belus Smawley 29 48 .308 .308 .740
2 Bob Doll 28 42 .264 .264 .662
3 Wyndol Gray 25 11 .167 .167 .333
4 Grady Lewis 30 24 .248 .248 .667
5 John Logan 27 48 .301 .301 .743
6 Don Martin 27 39 .233 .233 .455
7 Ariel Maughan 24 28 .327 .327 .568
8 Buddy O'Grady 28 44 .261 .261 .667
9 Don Putman 25 42 .263 .263 .679
10 Red Rocha 24 48 .314 .314 .690
11 Irv Rothenberg 26 24 .289 .289 .566
12 Giff Roux 24 46 .264 .264 .588
13 John Abramovic 28 4 .100 .100 .500

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 Belus Smawley 29 48 .308 .308 .740
2 Bob Doll 28 42 .264 .264 .662
3 Wyndol Gray 25 11 .167 .167 .333
4 Grady Lewis 30 24 .248 .248 .667
5 John Logan 27 48 .301 .301 .743
6 Don Martin 27 39 .233 .233 .455
7 Ariel Maughan 24 28 .327 .327 .568
8 Buddy O'Grady 28 44 .261 .261 .667
9 Don Putman 25 42 .263 .263 .679
10 Red Rocha 24 48 .314 .314 .690
11 Irv Rothenberg 26 24 .289 .289 .566
12 Giff Roux 24 46 .264 .264 .588
13 John Abramovic 28 4 .100 .100 .500

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 Belus Smawley 29 48 .355 .308 .218 2.9 1.7 4.5
2 Bob Doll 28 42 .308 .264 .225 -0.1 1.9 1.8
3 Wyndol Gray 25 11 .174 .167 .083 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
4 Grady Lewis 30 24 .308 .248 .303 0.0 1.1 1.1
5 John Logan 27 48 .377 .301 .371 5.3 3.0 8.3
6 Don Martin 27 39 .258 .233 .220 -0.8 0.7 -0.1
7 Ariel Maughan 24 28 .356 .327 .224 0.7 0.6 1.3
8 Buddy O'Grady 28 44 .303 .261 .210 -0.2 0.9 0.7
9 Don Putman 25 42 .306 .263 .211 -0.1 1.6 1.5
10 Red Rocha 24 48 .366 .314 .288 4.2 3.1 7.2
11 Irv Rothenberg 26 24 .351 .289 .486 0.9 0.8 1.7
12 Giff Roux 24 46 .306 .264 .264 -0.1 0.9 0.8
13 John Abramovic 28 4 .170 .100 .400 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

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 Belus Smawley 29 6 26 86 .302 26 86 .302 14 18 .778 2 15 66
2 John Logan 27 5 17 55 .309 17 55 .309 22 28 .786 8 19 56
3 Don Martin 27 5 5 20 .250 5 20 .250 1 1 1.000 1 6 11
4 Ariel Maughan 24 7 32 122 .262 32 122 .262 16 23 .696 1 22 80
5 Buddy O'Grady 28 7 11 33 .333 11 33 .333 3 3 1.000 0 5 25
6 Don Putman 25 7 8 44 .182 8 44 .182 7 12 .583 5 15 23
7 Giff Roux 24 5 2 24 .083 2 24 .083 3 7 .429 0 3 7
8 Irv Rothenberg 26 5 5 34 .147 5 34 .147 4 7 .571 0 9 14
9 Red Rocha 24 7 29 118 .246 29 118 .246 22 30 .733 6 30 80
10 Bob Doll 28 7 18 91 .198 18 91 .198 14 26 .538 5 18 50

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 Belus Smawley 29 6 4.3 14.3 .302 4.3 14.3 .302 2.3 3.0 .778 0.3 2.5 11.0
2 John Logan 27 5 3.4 11.0 .309 3.4 11.0 .309 4.4 5.6 .786 1.6 3.8 11.2
3 Don Martin 27 5 1.0 4.0 .250 1.0 4.0 .250 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.2 1.2 2.2
4 Ariel Maughan 24 7 4.6 17.4 .262 4.6 17.4 .262 2.3 3.3 .696 0.1 3.1 11.4
5 Buddy O'Grady 28 7 1.6 4.7 .333 1.6 4.7 .333 0.4 0.4 1.000 0.0 0.7 3.6
6 Don Putman 25 7 1.1 6.3 .182 1.1 6.3 .182 1.0 1.7 .583 0.7 2.1 3.3
7 Giff Roux 24 5 0.4 4.8 .083 0.4 4.8 .083 0.6 1.4 .429 0.0 0.6 1.4
8 Irv Rothenberg 26 5 1.0 6.8 .147 1.0 6.8 .147 0.8 1.4 .571 0.0 1.8 2.8
9 Red Rocha 24 7 4.1 16.9 .246 4.1 16.9 .246 3.1 4.3 .733 0.9 4.3 11.4
10 Bob Doll 28 7 2.6 13.0 .198 2.6 13.0 .198 2.0 3.7 .538 0.7 2.6 7.1

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 Belus Smawley 29 6 .302 .302 .778
2 John Logan 27 5 .309 .309 .786
3 Don Martin 27 5 .250 .250 1.000
4 Ariel Maughan 24 7 .262 .262 .696
5 Buddy O'Grady 28 7 .333 .333 1.000
6 Don Putman 25 7 .182 .182 .583
7 Giff Roux 24 5 .083 .083 .429
8 Irv Rothenberg 26 5 .147 .147 .571
9 Red Rocha 24 7 .246 .246 .733
10 Bob Doll 28 7 .198 .198 .538

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 Belus Smawley 29 6 .302 .302 .778
2 John Logan 27 5 .309 .309 .786
3 Don Martin 27 5 .250 .250 1.000
4 Ariel Maughan 24 7 .262 .262 .696
5 Buddy O'Grady 28 7 .333 .333 1.000
6 Don Putman 25 7 .182 .182 .583
7 Giff Roux 24 5 .083 .083 .429
8 Irv Rothenberg 26 5 .147 .147 .571
9 Red Rocha 24 7 .246 .246 .733
10 Bob Doll 28 7 .198 .198 .538

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 Belus Smawley 29 6 .351 .302 .209 0.3 0.1 0.4
2 John Logan 27 5 .416 .309 .509 0.7 0.2 0.9
3 Don Martin 27 5 .269 .250 .050 -0.1 0.0 0.0
4 Ariel Maughan 24 7 .303 .262 .189 -0.2 0.2 0.0
5 Buddy O'Grady 28 7 .364 .333 .091 0.1 0.0 0.2
6 Don Putman 25 7 .233 .182 .273 -0.4 0.1 -0.2
7 Giff Roux 24 5 .129 .083 .292 -0.5 0.0 -0.5
8 Irv Rothenberg 26 5 .189 .147 .206 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
9 Red Rocha 24 7 .305 .246 .254 -0.1 0.2 0.1
10 Bob Doll 28 7 .244 .198 .286 -0.7 0.2 -0.5