1946-47 Cleveland Rebels Roster

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 30-30
Finishing 3rd in the BAA's Western Division
Postseason: 1-2 Lost first round
Quarterfinals - Lost to New York Knicks 2-1
Coach: Roy Clifford (13-10)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1946-47 Cleveland Rebels Statistics
1946-47 Cleveland Rebels Results

The Cleveland Rebels of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1946-47 season with a record of 30 wins and 30 losses, finishing third in the BAA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Rebels scored 4,251 points and conceded 4,308. Ed Sadowski tossed in a team-leading 686 points for Cleveland, while Frankie Baumholtz and Mel Riebe contributed 11 or more per game, too. Kenny Sailors dished out 134 assists for the squad.

Roy Clifford coached the team. The 1946-47 Cleveland Rebels lost in the first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Frankie BaumholtzGOctober 7, 19185'10"170OhioMidvale, OH USA
Leon BrownFOctober 12, 19196'3"190Wyoming
Ken CorleyCMay 10, 19206'4"210Central State CollegeMcCloud, OK
Ned EndressF-G-CMarch 2, 19186'2"200AkronAkron, OH USA
Bob FaughtFSeptember 2, 19216'4"180Notre Dame
Kleggie HermsenC-FMarch 12, 19236'8"225MinnesotaHill City, MN USA
Pete LalichFJune 23, 19206'2"190OhioLorain, OH USA
Hank LefkowitzFAugust 31, 19236'2"190Western Reserve
Leo MogusF-CApril 13, 19216'4"190Youngstown StateYoungstown, OH USA
George NostrandC-FJanuary 25, 19246'8"195WyomingUniondale, NY USA
Mel RiebeG-FJuly 12, 19165'11"180none
Irv RothenbergCDecember 31, 19216'7"215LIUThe Bronx, NY USA
Ed SadowskiCJuly 11, 19156'5"240Seton HallBloomfield, NJ USA
Kenny SailorsGJanuary 14, 19225'10"175WyomingHillsdale, WY USA
Ben ScharnusFDecember 11, 19176'2"173Seton Hall
Dick SchulzF-GJanuary 3, 19176'2"192Wisconsin (freshman)(ht) Racine, WI USA
Nick ShabackGSeptember 10, 19185'11"180none
Ray WertisGJuly 30, 19235'11"175St. John's (NY)