1948-49 Washington Capitols Statistics

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 Roster
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 Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob FeerickF-G580708248298256000188000171752
Horace McKinneyF-C570801263279197000114000216723
Kleggie HermsenC-F60079424831121200099000257708
Fred ScolariG480633196183146000100000150538
Johnny NorlanderF60045416417111600086000124444
Sonny HertzbergG600541154164134000114000140442
Jack NicholsC-F3403921531269200056000118398
Matt ZunicG-F560323981097700050000182273
Leo KatkaveckG53025384715300068000110221
Dick SchulzF-G50027865916500053000107195
Dick O'KeefeG-F50027470995100043000119191
Jack ToomayC-F13021812900010001625
Totals599054721751001914140800097200017104910


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob FeerickF-G580.035.085.90.00.00.03.20.00.00.02.913.0
Horace McKinneyF-C570.032.870.60.00.00.02.00.00.00.03.812.7
Kleggie HermsenC-F600.031.268.20.00.00.01.70.00.00.04.311.8
Fred ScolariG480.031.079.80.00.00.02.10.00.00.03.111.2
Johnny NorlanderF600.036.167.80.00.00.01.40.00.00.02.17.4
Sonny HertzbergG600.028.581.70.00.00.01.90.00.00.02.37.4
Jack NicholsC-F340.039.073.00.00.00.01.60.00.00.03.511.7
Matt ZunicG-F560.030.370.60.00.00.00.90.00.00.03.34.9
Leo KatkaveckG530.033.274.60.00.00.01.30.00.00.02.14.2
Dick SchulzF-G500.023.471.40.00.00.01.10.00.00.02.13.9
Dick O'KeefeG-F500.025.551.50.00.00.00.90.00.00.02.43.8
Jack ToomayC-F130.038.175.00.00.00.00.10.00.00.01.21.9
Averages5990.032.073.60.00.00.01.60.00.00.02.98.2

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Jack NicholsC-F1101526251340002700044158
Kleggie HermsenC-F1101494083550001200053135
Horace McKinneyF-C100127455238000900036128
Sonny HertzbergG1101123947400002700033118
Fred ScolariG90100274028000160002482
Johnny NorlanderF1107325262000070002770
Dick O'KeefeG-F11060222013000110003757
Dick SchulzF-G11074173520000270003654
Matt ZunicG-F90397191200060002626
Leo KatkaveckG9029786000100001320
Bob FeerickF-G100022000100012
Totals104091529100383268000153000330850

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Jack NicholsC-F110.040.866.70.00.00.02.50.00.00.04.014.4
Kleggie HermsenC-F110.026.866.30.00.00.01.10.00.00.04.812.3
Horace McKinneyF-C100.035.473.10.00.00.00.90.00.00.03.612.8
Sonny HertzbergG110.034.885.10.00.00.02.50.00.00.03.010.7
Fred ScolariG90.027.070.00.00.00.01.80.00.00.02.79.1
Johnny NorlanderF110.034.276.90.00.00.00.60.00.00.02.56.4
Dick O'KeefeG-F110.036.765.00.00.00.01.00.00.00.03.45.2
Dick SchulzF-G110.023.057.10.00.00.02.50.00.00.03.34.9
Matt ZunicG-F90.017.963.20.00.00.00.70.00.00.02.92.9
Leo KatkaveckG90.024.175.00.00.00.01.10.00.00.01.42.2
Bob FeerickF-G10.0100.00.00.00.01.00.00.00.01.02.0
Averages5990.031.870.00.00.00.01.50.00.00.03.28.2