1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks Roster

National Basketball League (NBL)
Team Record: 36-28
Finishing 2nd in the NBL's West Division
Lost conference finals
Location: Moline, Illinois
1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks Statistics
1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks Results

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks of the National Basketball League ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 36 wins and 28 losses, finishing second in the NBL's West Division.

Tri-Cities tossed in 4,165 points and allowed 3,991. Don Otten netted a team-high 899 points for the Blackhawks, and Whitey Von Nieda scored 10 or more per game also. The 1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks lost in the conference finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Joe CamicF-C6'4"195Duquesne
Dee GibsonF-GAugust 25, 19235'11"175Western KentuckyCleveland, TN
Hoot GibsonF-CDecember 5, 19216'5"198CreightonDes Moines, IA
Luther HarrisF-G6'3"195Wood River, IL USA
Billy HassettGOctober 21, 19215'10"180Notre Dame
Earl HawkinsFSeptember 23, 19206'4"225AuburnDora, AL
Edmund LewinskiF-C-GSeptember 10, 19186'4"210Chicago
Robert LowtherF-C6'5"190Louisiana StateAlexandria, LA USA
Bobby McDermottGJanuary 7, 19145'11"180noneWhitestone, NY USA
Don OttenCApril 18, 19216'10"240Bowling GreenBellefontaine, OH USA
George RatkoviczC-FNovember 13, 19226'6"220noneChicago, IL USA
Don RayF-CJuly 8, 19216'5"190Western KentuckyMt. Juliet, TN USA
Whitey Von NiedaG-FJune 19, 19226'1"170Penn StateEphrata, PA USA
Murray WierGDecember 12, 19265'9"155IowaGrand View, IA USA