1948-49 Washington Capitols Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-22
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: Red Auerbach (38-22)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1948-49 Washington Capitols Statistics
1948-49 Washington Capitols Results

The Washington Capitols of the National Basketball Association ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 38 wins and 22 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-5. Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1948-49 Washington Capitols lost in the finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bob FeerickF-GJanuary 2, 19206'3"190Santa ClaraSan Francisco, CA USA
Kleggie HermsenC-FMarch 12, 19236'8"225MinnesotaHill City, MN USA
Sonny HertzbergGJuly 29, 19225'10"175CCNYBrooklyn, NY USA
Leo KatkaveckGApril 17, 19236'0"185North Carolina StateManchester, CT USA
Horace McKinneyF-CJanuary 1, 19196'6"185North CarolinaLowlands, NC USA
Jack NicholsC-FApril 9, 19266'7"222Washington
Johnny NorlanderFMarch 5, 19216'3"180HamlineVirginia, MN USA
Dick O'KeefeG-FSeptember 29, 19236'2"170Santa Clara
Dick SchulzF-GJanuary 3, 19176'2"192Wisconsin (freshman)(ht) Racine, WI USA
Fred ScolariGMarch 1, 19225'10"175San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA USA
Jack ToomayC-FAugust 9, 19226'6"215College of PacificOntario, CA USA
Matt ZunicG-FDecember 19, 19196'3"195George WashingtonRenton, PA USA