1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons Statistics

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 22-38
Finishing 5th in the BAA's Western Division
Coach: Carl Bennett (0-6)
Coach: Curly Armstrong (22-32)
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons Roster
1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons Results

The Fort Wayne Pistons of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 22 wins and 38 losses, finishing fifth in the BAA's Western Division.

Fort Wayne racked up 4,457 points, worst in the circuit and allowed 4,651. Bob Tough scored a team-best 466 points for the Pistons, and Jack Smiley dished out 138 assists for the squad.

Carl Bennett and Curly Armstrong coached the team.

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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
Bob ToughG-F53066118313810000099000101466
Jack SmileyF-G590571141164112000138000202394
Curly ArmstrongG-F520428131169118000105000152380
Richie NiemieraG-F55033111516513200096000115362
John MahnkenC3705141361197900082000143351
Leo KlierF-G4704921251379700056000124347
Dick TriptowG-F55041711614110200096000107334
Bruce HaleG-F3403481091361020008700072320
Bill HenryC3203009620312500055000110317
Bob KinneyC-F370271861438200051000135254
Ward WilliamsF530257611249300082000158215
Leo MogusF-C2001765974550002700066173
Blackie ToweryF-C2202165673520003500079164
Charlie BlackF-C1701454662380002500064130
Jake PelkingtonC-F1401043375580003200054124
Walt KirkG-F14061223325000120002469
Ralph HamiltonG-F1006616131000030001042
Roy PughC-F408441000100039
Dillard CrockerF-G204164000000036

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob ToughG-F530.027.772.
Jack SmileyF-G590.024.768.
Curly ArmstrongG-F520.030.669.
Richie NiemieraG-F550.034.780.
John MahnkenC370.026.566.
Leo KlierF-G470.025.470.
Dick TriptowG-F550.027.872.
Bruce HaleG-F340.031.375.
Bill HenryC320.
Bob KinneyC-F370.031.757.
Ward WilliamsF530.023.775.
Leo MogusF-C200.033.574.
Blackie ToweryF-C220.025.971.
Charlie BlackF-C170.031.761.
Jake PelkingtonC-F140.031.777.
Walt KirkG-F140.
Ralph HamiltonG-F100.
Roy PughC-F40.
Dillard CrockerF-G20.