1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 32-36
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 1-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Rochester Royals 2-1
Coach: Murray Mendenhall (32-36)
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Attendance: 107,019, Avg. 3,148 in 34 home dates
1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons Statistics
1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons Results

The Fort Wayne Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1950-51 season with a record of 32 wins and 36 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Pistons scored 5,722 points and gave up 5,849. Fred Schaus scored a team-best 1,028 points for Fort Wayne, and Larry Foust contributed 13 or more per game, too. Larry Foust accounted for 681 rebounds. Fred Schaus dished out 184 assists for the squad.

Murray Mendenhall coached the team. The 1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Curly ArmstrongG-FNovember 1, 19185'11"170Indiana
Art BurrisFApril 7, 19246'5"220Tennessee
Bob CarpenterF-CNovember 6, 19176'5"200East Texas State
Larry FoustC-FJune 24, 19286'9"215LaSallePainesville, OH USA
John HargisG-FAugust 20, 19206'0"180TexasNacogdoches, TX USA
Bob HarrisF-CMarch 16, 19276'7"185Oklahoma A&MLinden, TN USA
Ralph JohnsonGDecember 6, 19215'11"170Huntington
Jack KerrisF-CJanuary 30, 19256'6"215Loyola (IL)
Duane KluehGJanuary 6, 19266'3"175Indiana StateBottineau, ND USA
Dick MehenF-C-GMay 20, 19226'5"195TennesseeWheeling, WV USA
Ken MurrayG-FApril 20, 19286'2"190St. BonaventureWest Orange, NJ USA
John OldhamGJune 22, 19236'3"175Western KentuckyBeaver Dam, KY USA
Don OttenCApril 18, 19216'10"240Bowling GreenBellefontaine, OH USA
Jim RiffeyFDecember 14, 19236'4"200Tulane
Fred SchausFJune 30, 19256'4"205West VirginiaNewark, OH USA