1951-52 Rochester Royals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 41-25
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-3 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 2-0
Division Finals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 3-1
Coach: Les Harrison (41-25)
Location: Rochester, New York
1951-52 Rochester Royals Statistics
1951-52 Rochester Royals Results

The Rochester Royals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1951-52 season with a record of 41 wins and 25 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-3.

The Royals poured in 5,689 points and conceded 5,468. Bob Davies tossed in a team-leading 1,052 points for Rochester, while Arnie Risen and Bobby Wanzer scored 14 or more per game as well. Arnie Risen contributed 841 boards. Bob Davies dished out 390 assists for the squad.

Les Harrison coached the team. The 1951-52 Rochester Royals lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jack ColemanF-CMay 23, 19246'7"195LouisvilleBurgin, KY USA
Bob DaviesG-FJanuary 15, 19206'1"175Seton HallHarrisburg, PA USA
Alex HannumF-CJuly 19, 19236'6"210USCLos Angeles, CA USA
Red HolzmanGAugust 10, 19205'10"175CCNYBrooklyn, NY USA
Arnie JohnsonF-CMay 17, 19206'5"236Bemidji StateGonvick, MN USA
Joe McNameeF-C-GSeptember 24, 19266'6"210San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA USA
Paul NoelFAugust 17, 19246'4"185KentuckyMidway, KY USA
Ray RagelisFDecember 10, 19286'4"205Northwestern
Sam RanzinoGJune 23, 19286'1"185North Carolina StateGary, IN USA
Arnie RisenC-FOctober 9, 19246'9"200Ohio StateWilliamstown, KY USA
Odie SpearsGJune 26, 19256'4"205Western KentuckyScottsville, KY USA
Bobby WanzerGJune 4, 19216'0"170Seton HallBrooklyn, NY USA