1952-53 Baltimore Bullets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 16-54
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 0-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to New York Knicks 2-0
Coach: Chick Reiser (0-3)
Coach: Clair Bee (16-51)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1952-53 Baltimore Bullets Statistics
1952-53 Baltimore Bullets Results

The Baltimore Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 16 wins and 54 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Bullets scored 5,911 points and allowed 6,360, most in the circuit. Don Barksdale scored a team-best 899 points for Baltimore, and Eddie Miller contributed 609 rebounds. Paul Hoffman dished out 237 assists for the squad.

Chick Reiser and Clair Bee coached the team. The 1952-53 Baltimore Bullets lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jim BaechtoldF-GDecember 9, 19276'4"205Eastern KentuckyMcKeesport, PA USA
Don BarksdaleF-CMarch 31, 19236'6"200UCLAOakland, CA USA
Dick BuntGJuly 13, 19306'0"170NYUNew York, NY USA
Blaine DenningGSeptember 19, 19306'2"175Lawrence TechFulton, KY USA
Don HenriksenF-COctober 10, 19296'7"225California
Paul HoffmanG-FApril 12, 19226'2"195PurdueJasper, IN USA
George KaftanFFebruary 22, 19286'3"190Holy CrossNew York, NY USA
Jack KerrisF-CJanuary 30, 19256'6"215Loyola (IL)
Ray LumppGJuly 11, 19236'1"178NYUBrooklyn, NY USA
George McLeodFJanuary 3, 19316'5"200TCU(ht) Houston, TX USA
Eddie MillerC-FJune 18, 19316'8"225SyracuseNew Rochelle, NY USA
Jim MooneyFJuly 8, 19306'5"215Villanova
Ralph O'BrienGApril 8, 19285'9"160ButlerHenshaw, KY USA
Kevin O'SheaGJuly 10, 19256'2"175Notre DameSan Francisco, CA USA
Bob PriddyFMarch 24, 19306'3"190New Mexico A&M