Ed Sadowski (basketball)
Edward Anthony Sadowski (July 11, 1917–September 18, 1990) was an American professional basketball player.
Born in Akron, Ohio, Sadowski starred at Seton Hall University during the late 1930s and early 1940s. A 6'5" center, he led Seton Hall to its only undefeated season in 1939-1940. Sadowski later played professionally in the National Basketball League, the Basketball Association of America, and the National Basketball Association (which was formed after a merger between the first two leagues in this list).
As a member of the Boston Celtics in 1947-48, Sadowski ranked third in the BAA in points per game (19.4) and was named to the All-BAA first team, made him the first ever Boston Celtics player to named All-BAA/NBA Team. After retiring from basketball in 1950, he worked for the Cities Service Oil Company. He died of cancer at his home in Wall, New Jersey in 1990.
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