Bobby Wanzer

Robert Francis Wanzer , "Bobby, Hooks"
Born: June 4, 1921
Brooklyn, NY USA
Position: G
High School: Benjamin Franklin
College: Seton Hall, Seton Hall/Colgate
Drafted: 1948, Round 1 Pick 10, #10 Overall
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Career: 1947-1956
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.
Coaching Career

Bobby Wanzer averaged 11.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in his 608-game career with the Rochester Royals. He began playing during the 1947 season and last took the court during the 1956 campaign. Wanzer was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.

Rochester Royals
Rochester Royals

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1947-48Rochester Royals40000556957000000038167
1948-49Rochester Royals6000533202254209000186000132613
1949-50Rochester Royals6700614254351283000214000102791
1950-51Rochester Royals680062825227323200232181000129736
1951-52Rochester Royals6602498772328417377003332620002011033
1952-53Rochester Royals7002577866318473384003512520002061020
1953-54Rochester Royals720253883532242831400392254000171958
1954-55Rochester Royals7261237682032437429400374247000163942
1955-56Rochester Royals720198065124536025900272225000151749
1956-57Rochester Royals21015949234636002590002082

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1947-48Rochester Royals4000.
1948-49Rochester Royals6000.037.982.
1949-50Rochester Royals6700.041.480.
1950-51Rochester Royals6800.
1951-52Rochester Royals66037.842.590.
1952-53Rochester Royals70036.836.781.
1953-54Rochester Royals72035.338.673.
1954-55Rochester Royals726133.039.578.
1955-56Rochester Royals72027.537.671.
1956-57Rochester Royals2107.646.978.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1947-48Rochester Royals11002128240000000066
1948-49Rochester Royals40411317120009000938
1949-50Rochester Royals2017813110004000727
1950-51Rochester Royals14012157676100715900045175
1951-52Rochester Royals62497733494700381900023113
1952-53Rochester Royals311637142723002190001351
1953-54Rochester Royals6245743044360035260001896
1954-55Rochester Royals31003516242200218000854

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1947-48Rochester Royals110.
1948-49Rochester Royals40.031.770.
1949-50Rochester Royals20.
1950-51Rochester Royals140.
1951-52Rochester Royals641.542.995.
1952-53Rochester Royals338.737.885.
1953-54Rochester Royals640.840.581.
1954-55Rochester Royals333.345.791.


1951 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1952 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1953 - NBA All-NBA Second Team


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