1949-50 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 51-13
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 6-5 Lost finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Philadelphia Warriors 2-0
Division Finals - Defeated New York Knicks 2-1
Finals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 4-2
Coach: Al Cervi (51-13)
Location: Syracuse, New York
1949-50 Syracuse Nationals Statistics
1949-50 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1949-50 season with a record of 51 wins and 13 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-5.

The Nationals conceded 4,908 points, the lowest total in the circuit. Syracuse poured in 5,429 points. Dolph Schayes scored a team-best 1,072 points for the team, while Al Cervi dished out 264 assists for the squad.

Al Cervi coached the team. The 1949-50 Syracuse Nationals lost in the finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Al CerviG-FFebruary 12, 19175'11"170noneBuffalo, NY USA
Leroy CholletFMarch 5, 19246'2"190CanisiusNew Orleans, LA USA
Ray CorleyGJanuary 14, 19286'0"180Georgetown
Bill GaborG-FMay 13, 19225'11"170Syracuse
Alex HannumF-CJuly 19, 19236'6"210USCLos Angeles, CA USA
Andrew LevaneF-GApril 11, 19206'2"190St. John's (NY)Brooklyn, NY USA
Johnny MacknowskiG-FJanuary 7, 19236'0"180Seton Hall
Ed PetersonCJune 27, 19246'9"220Cornell
George RatkoviczC-FNovember 13, 19226'6"220noneChicago, IL USA
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYUNew York, NY USA
Paul SeymourG-FJanuary 30, 19286'1"180ToledoToledo, OH USA