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1949-50 Tri-Cities Blackhawks Roster and Stats

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Record: 29-35, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Roger Potter (1-6), Red Auerbach (28-29)

PTS/G: 83.0 (5th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 83.6 (14th of 17)
SRS: -1.43 (10th of 17)
Expected W-L: 30-34 (9th of 17)

Arena: Wharton Field House ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1950 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Anderson Packers  (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
Gene Berce G-F 5-11 175 November 22, 1926 R Marquette University
13 John Chaney F-C 6-3 185 February 29, 1920 R Louisiana State University
11 Dike Eddleman SF 6-3 189 December 27, 1922 R University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12 Gene Englund F-C 6-5 205 October 21, 1917 R University of Wisconsin
18 Dee Gibson F-G 5-11 175 August 25, 1923 R Western Kentucky University
8 Billy Hassett G 5-11 180 October 21, 1921 R University of Notre Dame
20 Bill Henry C 6-9 215 December 27, 1924 1 Rice University
12 Jack Kerris PF 6-6 215 January 30, 1925 R Loyola University of Chicago
4 Walt Kirk PG 6-3 173 September 3, 1924 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12 John Mahnken C 6-8 220 June 16, 1922 3 Georgetown University
15 Jack Nichols PF 6-7 222 April 9, 1926 1 University of Washington
9 George Nostrand C-F 6-8 195 January 25, 1924 3 University of Wyoming
15 Don Otten C 6-10 240 April 18, 1921 R Bowling Green State University
20 Mac Otten F-C 6-7 220 December 16, 1925 R Bowling Green State University
Red Owens SG 6-3 185 September 2, 1925 R Baylor University
7 Warren Perkins G-F 6-3 190 February 2, 1924 R Tulane University
96 Don Ray F-C 6-5 190 July 8, 1921 R Western Kentucky University
Dick Schulz F-G 6-2 192 January 3, 1917 3 University of Wisconsin
21 Mike Todorovich F-C 6-5 220 June 11, 1923 R University of Wyoming
8 Gene Vance G-F 6-3 195 February 25, 1923 2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
6 Whitey Von Nieda G-F 6-1 170 June 19, 1922 R Pennsylvania State University
17 Murray Wier G 5-9 155 December 12, 1926 R University of Iowa

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 64 1818 5515 .330 1818 5515 .330 1677 2308 .727 1330 2057 5313
Team/G 28.4 86.2 .330 28.4 86.2 .330 26.2 36.1 .727 20.8 32.1 83.0
Lg Rank 10 8 13 10 8 13 5 7 6 8 16 10
Opponent 64 5351
Opponent/G 83.6
Lg Rank 13

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 30 34 -0.59 -0.83 -1.43 .418 .330 .304 Wharton Field House
Lg Rank 10 9 9 14 10 6 13 5

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 Murray Wier 23 56 157 480 .327 157 480 .327 115 166 .693 107 141 429
2 John Mahnken 27 36 85 319 .266 85 319 .266 53 76 .697 64 149 223
3 Walt Kirk 25 32 66 236 .280 66 236 .280 98 133 .737 60 92 230
4 Jack Kerris 25 4 8 26 .308 8 26 .308 10 12 .833 8 13 26
5 Bill Henry 25 19 24 69 .348 24 69 .348 34 51 .667 9 23 82
6 Billy Hassett 28 18 46 157 .293 46 157 .293 69 94 .734 68 54 161
7 Dee Gibson 26 44 77 245 .314 77 245 .314 127 177 .718 126 113 281
8 Gene Englund 32 22 49 126 .389 49 126 .389 66 86 .767 24 70 164
9 Dike Eddleman 27 64 332 906 .366 332 906 .366 162 260 .623 142 254 826
10 John Chaney 29 6 10 37 .270 10 37 .270 8 12 .667 15 13 28
11 Jack Nichols 23 18 82 219 .374 82 219 .374 72 90 .800 61 61 236
12 George Nostrand 26 1 5 10 .500 5 10 .500 2 5 .400 1 1 12
13 Whitey Von Nieda 27 26 40 116 .345 40 116 .345 29 46 .630 36 48 109
14 Gene Vance 26 35 110 325 .338 110 325 .338 86 120 .717 121 145 306
15 Mike Todorovich 26 51 232 736 .315 232 736 .315 231 314 .736 188 183 695
16 Dick Schulz 33 8 13 45 .289 13 45 .289 15 21 .714 8 12 41
17 Don Ray 28 61 130 403 .323 130 403 .323 104 149 .698 60 147 364
18 Warren Perkins 25 60 128 422 .303 128 422 .303 115 195 .590 114 260 371
19 Red Owens 24 26 42 137 .307 42 137 .307 40 59 .678 32 65 124
20 Don Otten 28 46 165 451 .366 165 451 .366 226 315 .717 73 180 556
21 Mac Otten 24 12 12 34 .353 12 34 .353 15 22 .682 11 27 39
22 Gene Berce 23 3 5 16 .313 5 16 .313 0 5 .000 2 6 10

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 Murray Wier 23 56 2.8 8.6 .327 2.8 8.6 .327 2.1 3.0 .693 1.9 2.5 7.7
2 John Mahnken 27 36 2.4 8.9 .266 2.4 8.9 .266 1.5 2.1 .697 1.8 4.1 6.2
3 Walt Kirk 25 32 2.1 7.4 .280 2.1 7.4 .280 3.1 4.2 .737 1.9 2.9 7.2
4 Jack Kerris 25 4 2.0 6.5 .308 2.0 6.5 .308 2.5 3.0 .833 2.0 3.3 6.5
5 Bill Henry 25 19 1.3 3.6 .348 1.3 3.6 .348 1.8 2.7 .667 0.5 1.2 4.3
6 Billy Hassett 28 18 2.6 8.7 .293 2.6 8.7 .293 3.8 5.2 .734 3.8 3.0 8.9
7 Dee Gibson 26 44 1.8 5.6 .314 1.8 5.6 .314 2.9 4.0 .718 2.9 2.6 6.4
8 Gene Englund 32 22 2.2 5.7 .389 2.2 5.7 .389 3.0 3.9 .767 1.1 3.2 7.5
9 Dike Eddleman 27 64 5.2 14.2 .366 5.2 14.2 .366 2.5 4.1 .623 2.2 4.0 12.9
10 John Chaney 29 6 1.7 6.2 .270 1.7 6.2 .270 1.3 2.0 .667 2.5 2.2 4.7
11 Jack Nichols 23 18 4.6 12.2 .374 4.6 12.2 .374 4.0 5.0 .800 3.4 3.4 13.1
12 George Nostrand 26 1 5.0 10.0 .500 5.0 10.0 .500 2.0 5.0 .400 1.0 1.0 12.0
13 Whitey Von Nieda 27 26 1.5 4.5 .345 1.5 4.5 .345 1.1 1.8 .630 1.4 1.8 4.2
14 Gene Vance 26 35 3.1 9.3 .338 3.1 9.3 .338 2.5 3.4 .717 3.5 4.1 8.7
15 Mike Todorovich 26 51 4.5 14.4 .315 4.5 14.4 .315 4.5 6.2 .736 3.7 3.6 13.6
16 Dick Schulz 33 8 1.6 5.6 .289 1.6 5.6 .289 1.9 2.6 .714 1.0 1.5 5.1
17 Don Ray 28 61 2.1 6.6 .323 2.1 6.6 .323 1.7 2.4 .698 1.0 2.4 6.0
18 Warren Perkins 25 60 2.1 7.0 .303 2.1 7.0 .303 1.9 3.3 .590 1.9 4.3 6.2
19 Red Owens 24 26 1.6 5.3 .307 1.6 5.3 .307 1.5 2.3 .678 1.2 2.5 4.8
20 Don Otten 28 46 3.6 9.8 .366 3.6 9.8 .366 4.9 6.8 .717 1.6 3.9 12.1
21 Mac Otten 24 12 1.0 2.8 .353 1.0 2.8 .353 1.3 1.8 .682 0.9 2.3 3.3
22 Gene Berce 23 3 1.7 5.3 .313 1.7 5.3 .313 0.0 1.7 .000 0.7 2.0 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 Murray Wier 23 56 .327 .327 .693
2 John Mahnken 27 36 .266 .266 .697
3 Walt Kirk 25 32 .280 .280 .737
4 Jack Kerris 25 4 .308 .308 .833
5 Bill Henry 25 19 .348 .348 .667
6 Billy Hassett 28 18 .293 .293 .734
7 Dee Gibson 26 44 .314 .314 .718
8 Gene Englund 32 22 .389 .389 .767
9 Dike Eddleman 27 64 .366 .366 .623
10 John Chaney 29 6 .270 .270 .667
11 Jack Nichols 23 18 .374 .374 .800
12 George Nostrand 26 1 .500 .500 .400
13 Whitey Von Nieda 27 26 .345 .345 .630
14 Gene Vance 26 35 .338 .338 .717
15 Mike Todorovich 26 51 .315 .315 .736
16 Dick Schulz 33 8 .289 .289 .714
17 Don Ray 28 61 .323 .323 .698
18 Warren Perkins 25 60 .303 .303 .590
19 Red Owens 24 26 .307 .307 .678
20 Don Otten 28 46 .366 .366 .717
21 Mac Otten 24 12 .353 .353 .682
22 Gene Berce 23 3 .313 .313 .000

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 Murray Wier 23 56 .327 .327 .693
2 John Mahnken 27 36 .266 .266 .697
3 Walt Kirk 25 32 .280 .280 .737
4 Jack Kerris 25 4 .308 .308 .833
5 Bill Henry 25 19 .348 .348 .667
6 Billy Hassett 28 18 .293 .293 .734
7 Dee Gibson 26 44 .314 .314 .718
8 Gene Englund 32 22 .389 .389 .767
9 Dike Eddleman 27 64 .366 .366 .623
10 John Chaney 29 6 .270 .270 .667
11 Jack Nichols 23 18 .374 .374 .800
12 George Nostrand 26 1 .500 .500 .400
13 Whitey Von Nieda 27 26 .345 .345 .630
14 Gene Vance 26 35 .338 .338 .717
15 Mike Todorovich 26 51 .315 .315 .736
16 Dick Schulz 33 8 .289 .289 .714
17 Don Ray 28 61 .323 .323 .698
18 Warren Perkins 25 60 .303 .303 .590
19 Red Owens 24 26 .307 .307 .678
20 Don Otten 28 46 .366 .366 .717
21 Mac Otten 24 12 .353 .353 .682
22 Gene Berce 23 3 .313 .313 .000

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 Murray Wier 23 56 .388 .327 .346 0.4 1.2 1.6
2 John Mahnken 27 36 .316 .266 .238 -1.6 1.0 -0.6
3 Walt Kirk 25 32 .390 .280 .564 0.3 0.7 1.1
4 Jack Kerris 25 4 .416 .308 .462 0.1 0.1 0.2
5 Bill Henry 25 19 .448 .348 .739 0.4 0.2 0.6
6 Billy Hassett 28 18 .406 .293 .599 0.6 0.5 1.1
7 Dee Gibson 26 44 .435 .314 .722 1.7 1.0 2.7
8 Gene Englund 32 22 .500 .389 .683 1.5 0.4 1.9
9 Dike Eddleman 27 64 .405 .366 .287 1.6 2.1 3.7
10 John Chaney 29 6 .331 .270 .324 -0.1 0.1 0.0
11 Jack Nichols 23 18 .456 .374 .411 1.5 0.6 2.1
12 George Nostrand 26 1 .492 .500 .500 0.1 0.0 0.1
13 Whitey Von Nieda 27 26 .400 .345 .397 0.3 0.4 0.6
14 Gene Vance 26 35 .405 .338 .369 1.0 1.2 2.2
15 Mike Todorovich 26 51 .398 .315 .427 1.4 1.8 3.3
16 Dick Schulz 33 8 .378 .289 .467 0.0 0.1 0.1
17 Don Ray 28 61 .388 .323 .370 0.2 1.1 1.3
18 Warren Perkins 25 60 .365 .303 .462 -0.4 1.7 1.3
19 Red Owens 24 26 .380 .307 .431 0.0 0.5 0.5
20 Don Otten 28 46 .472 .366 .698 4.0 1.3 5.2
21 Mac Otten 24 12 .446 .353 .647 0.2 0.2 0.4
22 Gene Berce 23 3 .275 .313 .313 -0.1 0.0 -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 Mike Todorovich 26 3 6 31 .194 6 31 .194 19 24 .792 8 14 31
2 Gene Englund 32 2 1 5 .200 1 5 .200 9 11 .818 1 6 11
3 Dee Gibson 26 3 4 11 .364 4 11 .364 3 5 .600 2 11 11
4 Bill Henry 25 3 2 17 .118 2 17 .118 5 9 .556 5 14 9
5 Walt Kirk 25 3 2 7 .286 2 7 .286 1 6 .167 1 8 5
6 Jack Nichols 23 3 18 60 .300 18 60 .300 23 31 .742 11 11 59
7 Warren Perkins 25 2 1 1 1.000 1 1 1.000 0 0 0 2 2
8 Don Ray 28 3 4 13 .308 4 13 .308 10 11 .909 0 7 18
9 Murray Wier 23 3 3 9 .333 3 9 .333 4 8 .500 0 4 10
10 Gene Vance 26 3 7 31 .226 7 31 .226 5 10 .500 9 17 19
11 Dike Eddleman 27 3 17 45 .378 17 45 .378 15 25 .600 7 17 49

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 Mike Todorovich 26 3 2.0 10.3 .194 2.0 10.3 .194 6.3 8.0 .792 2.7 4.7 10.3
2 Gene Englund 32 2 0.5 2.5 .200 0.5 2.5 .200 4.5 5.5 .818 0.5 3.0 5.5
3 Dee Gibson 26 3 1.3 3.7 .364 1.3 3.7 .364 1.0 1.7 .600 0.7 3.7 3.7
4 Bill Henry 25 3 0.7 5.7 .118 0.7 5.7 .118 1.7 3.0 .556 1.7 4.7 3.0
5 Walt Kirk 25 3 0.7 2.3 .286 0.7 2.3 .286 0.3 2.0 .167 0.3 2.7 1.7
6 Jack Nichols 23 3 6.0 20.0 .300 6.0 20.0 .300 7.7 10.3 .742 3.7 3.7 19.7
7 Warren Perkins 25 2 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
8 Don Ray 28 3 1.3 4.3 .308 1.3 4.3 .308 3.3 3.7 .909 0.0 2.3 6.0
9 Murray Wier 23 3 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 3.0 .333 1.3 2.7 .500 0.0 1.3 3.3
10 Gene Vance 26 3 2.3 10.3 .226 2.3 10.3 .226 1.7 3.3 .500 3.0 5.7 6.3
11 Dike Eddleman 27 3 5.7 15.0 .378 5.7 15.0 .378 5.0 8.3 .600 2.3 5.7 16.3

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 Mike Todorovich 26 3 .194 .194 .792
2 Gene Englund 32 2 .200 .200 .818
3 Dee Gibson 26 3 .364 .364 .600
4 Bill Henry 25 3 .118 .118 .556
5 Walt Kirk 25 3 .286 .286 .167
6 Jack Nichols 23 3 .300 .300 .742
7 Warren Perkins 25 2 1.000 1.000
8 Don Ray 28 3 .308 .308 .909
9 Murray Wier 23 3 .333 .333 .500
10 Gene Vance 26 3 .226 .226 .500
11 Dike Eddleman 27 3 .378 .378 .600

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 Mike Todorovich 26 3 .194 .194 .792
2 Gene Englund 32 2 .200 .200 .818
3 Dee Gibson 26 3 .364 .364 .600
4 Bill Henry 25 3 .118 .118 .556
5 Walt Kirk 25 3 .286 .286 .167
6 Jack Nichols 23 3 .300 .300 .742
7 Warren Perkins 25 2 1.000 1.000
8 Don Ray 28 3 .308 .308 .909
9 Murray Wier 23 3 .333 .333 .500
10 Gene Vance 26 3 .226 .226 .500
11 Dike Eddleman 27 3 .378 .378 .600

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 Mike Todorovich 26 3 .373 .194 .774 0.0 0.1 0.0
2 Gene Englund 32 2 .559 .200 2.200 0.1 0.0 0.1
3 Dee Gibson 26 3 .417 .364 .455 0.0 0.0 0.1
4 Bill Henry 25 3 .215 .118 .529 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
5 Walt Kirk 25 3 .259 .286 .857 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
6 Jack Nichols 23 3 .401 .300 .517 0.0 0.1 0.1
7 Warren Perkins 25 2 1.000 1.000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
8 Don Ray 28 3 .504 .308 .846 0.1 0.0 0.2
9 Murray Wier 23 3 .399 .333 .889 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Gene Vance 26 3 .268 .226 .323 -0.3 0.1 -0.3
11 Dike Eddleman 27 3 .438 .378 .556 0.2 0.1 0.2