Al Cervi

Alfred Nicholas Cervi , "Al, Digger"
Born: February 12, 1917
Buffalo, NY USA
Deceased: November 9, 2009
Position: G-F
High School: East
College: none
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Career: 1937-38-1952-53
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1985.
Coaching Career
Minor League Statistics

Al Cervi averaged 10.1 points, 0.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in his 389-game career with the Syracuse Nationals, Buffalo Bisons and Rochester Royals. He began playing during the 1937-38 season and last took the court during the 1952-53 campaign. Cervi was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1985.


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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1937-38Buffalo Bisons90019060000000044
1945-46Rochester Royals280011210876000000021300
1946-47Rochester Royals44002282361760000000127632
1947-48Rochester Royals49002342421870000000118655
1948-49Syracuse Nationals57002043822870000000170695
1949-50Syracuse Nationals560431143346287000264000223573
1950-51Syracuse Nationals53034613223719400152208000180458
1951-52Syracuse Nationals55850280992482190087148000176417
1952-53Syracuse Nationals3830171311008100222800090143
Totals38911511128120200189915130026164800011053917


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1937-38Buffalo Bisons90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.9
1945-46Rochester Royals280.070.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.810.7
1946-47Rochester Royals440.074.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.914.4
1947-48Rochester Royals490.077.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.413.4
1948-49Syracuse Nationals570.075.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.012.2
1949-50Syracuse Nationals560.033.282.90.00.00.04.70.00.00.04.010.2
1950-51Syracuse Nationals530.038.281.90.00.02.93.90.00.00.03.48.6
1951-52Syracuse Nationals5515.535.488.30.00.01.62.70.00.00.03.27.6
1952-53Syracuse Nationals387.943.781.00.00.00.60.70.00.00.02.43.8
Averages3893.0106.679.70.00.00.71.70.00.00.02.810.1

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1945-46Rochester Royals7002330240000000070
1946-47Rochester Royals110049685000000000148
1947-48Rochester Royals6001819140000000050
1948-49Syracuse Nationals6001230220000000046
1949-50Syracuse Nationals11068234638000520003684
1950-51Syracuse Nationals70561750440033380003178
1951-52Syracuse Nationals78830723220010150002336
1952-53Syracuse Nationals22853151200010001218
Totals57116159152002812260043106000102530

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1945-46Rochester Royals70.080.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.0
1946-47Rochester Royals110.073.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.5
1947-48Rochester Royals60.073.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.3
1948-49Syracuse Nationals60.073.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.7
1949-50Syracuse Nationals110.033.882.60.00.00.04.70.00.00.03.37.6
1950-51Syracuse Nationals70.030.488.00.00.04.75.40.00.00.04.411.1
1951-52Syracuse Nationals712.623.395.70.00.01.42.10.00.00.03.35.1
1952-53Syracuse Nationals214.060.080.00.00.00.00.50.00.00.06.09.0
Averages3892.095.680.40.00.00.81.90.00.00.01.89.3

Awards

1949 - NBA All-NBA Second Team