1948-49 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball League (NBL)
Team Record: 40-23
Finishing 2nd in the NBL's East Division
Lost conference finals
Location: Syracuse, New York
1948-49 Syracuse Nationals Statistics
1948-49 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball League ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 40 wins and 23 losses, finishing second in the NBL's East Division.

The Nationals poured in 4,189 points and conceded 4,017. Dolph Schayes scored a team-best 809 points for Syracuse, and Al Cervi contributed 11 or more per game as well. The 1948-49 Syracuse Nationals lost in the conference finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Robert CalihanF-G-CAugust 2, 19186'3"200DetroitPerry, IA USA
Al CerviG-FFebruary 12, 19175'11"170noneBuffalo, NY USA
John ChaneyF-C-GFebruary 29, 19206'3"185Louisiana State
Bill GaborG-FMay 13, 19225'11"170Syracuse
James HomerF-C-G6'5"220AlabamaColumbus, GA USA
Johnny MacknowskiG-FJanuary 7, 19236'0"180Seton Hall
Henry O'KeeffeF6'3"195Canisius(ht) Malverne, NY USA
Ed PetersonCJune 27, 19246'9"220Cornell
Jerry RizzoGApril 21, 19195'7"150FordhamAstoria, NY USA
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYUNew York, NY USA
Paul SeymourG-FJanuary 30, 19286'1"180ToledoToledo, OH USA
Paul YesawichF6'2"190Niagara