1948-49 Providence Steamrollers Statistics

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 12-48
Finishing 6th in the BAA's Eastern Division
Coach: Ken Loeffler (12-48)
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers Roster
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers Results

The Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 12 wins and 48 losses, finishing sixth in the BAA's Eastern Division.

The Steamrollers racked up 4,707 points and yielded 5,255, most in the league. Kenny Sailors netted a team-high 899 points for Providence, and Howie Shannon scored 13 or more per game, too. Ernie Calverley dished out 251 assists for the squad.

Ken Loeffler 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
Kenny SailorsG570906309367281000209000239899
Howie ShannonG-F550802292189152000125000154736
Ernie CalverleyG590696218160121000251000183557
Brady WalkerF-C5905562021558700068000100491
Les PughC-F60055616816712500059000168461
George NostrandC-F330384121149820005600090324
Chick HalbertC2703091031571020005200078308
Carl MeinholdG-F3502708583520003800048222
Bob BrownF2001113747340001400067108
Otto SchnellbacherF-G2301183454340001900048102
Earl ShannonG-F2701163254380004000031102
Buddy O'GradyG170117332515000250002181
Bob HubbardC-F340135253422000180003972
Mel RiebeG-F100882617900090001361
Johnny EzerskyF-G11073162521000110001353
Giff RouxF-C2607418271400090001850
Andy TonkovichG170711996000100001244
Lee RobbinsF1602591711000120002429
Fred PaineF3019351000100037
Ben ScharnusF101010000000000

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kenny SailorsG570.
Howie ShannonG-F550.036.480.
Ernie CalverleyG590.031.375.
Brady WalkerF-C590.036.356.
Les PughC-F600.
George NostrandC-F330.031.555.
Chick HalbertC270.033.365.
Carl MeinholdG-F350.031.562.
Bob BrownF200.033.372.
Otto SchnellbacherF-G230.028.863.
Earl ShannonG-F270.027.670.
Buddy O'GradyG170.
Bob HubbardC-F340.018.564.
Mel RiebeG-F100.029.552.
Johnny EzerskyF-G110.021.984.
Giff RouxF-C260.024.351.
Andy TonkovichG170.026.866.
Lee RobbinsF160.
Fred PaineF30.015.820.
Ben ScharnusF10.