1949-50 Indianapolis Olympians Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-25
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-3 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Sheboygan Red Skins 2-1
Division Finals - Lost to Anderson Packers 2-1
Coach: Cliff Barker (39-25)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
1949-50 Indianapolis Olympians Statistics
1949-50 Indianapolis Olympians Results

The Indianapolis Olympians of the National Basketball Association ended the 1949-50 season with a record of 39 wins and 25 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-3.

The Olympians scored 5,493 points and yielded 5,256. Alex Groza netted a team-best 1,496 points for Indianapolis, and Ralph Beard contributed 14 or more per game, too. Ralph Beard dished out 233 assists for the squad.

Cliff Barker coached the team. The 1949-50 Indianapolis Olympians lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Cliff BarkerGJanuary 15, 19216'2"185KentuckyYorktown, IN USA
Ralph BeardGDecember 2, 19275'10"175KentuckyHardinsburg, KY USA
Bob EvansGMay 31, 19256'2"175ButlerIndianapolis, IN USA
Alex GrozaCOctober 7, 19266'7"218KentuckyMartins Ferry, OH USA
Bruce HaleG-FAugust 30, 19186'1"170Santa ClaraMedford, OR USA
Marshall HawkinsFAugust 3, 19246'3"205TennesseeHuntington, WV USA
Joe HollandFSeptember 26, 19256'4"185Kentucky
Wah Wah JonesFJuly 14, 19266'4"205KentuckyHarlan, KY USA
Mal McMullenF-CAugust 23, 19276'5"205Xavier (OH)Fostoria, OH USA
Jack ParkinsonGMarch 4, 19246'0"174KentuckyYorktown, IN USA
Carl ShaefferF-GOctober 25, 19246'3"185AlabamaDelphi, IN USA
Floyd VolkerF-CJune 21, 19216'4"205WyomingCasper, WY USA
Paul WaltherG-FMarch 23, 19276'2"160TennesseeCovington, KY USA