1946–47 Philadelphia Warriors season

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1946–47 Philadelphia Warriors season
NBA Champions
Head coach Edward Gottlieb
Arena Philadelphia Arena
Results
Record 35–25 (.583)
Place Division: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish BAA Champions

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1946–47 BAA season was the Warriors' 1st season in the BAA (which later became the NBA).[1]

Roster[edit]

Philadelphia Warriors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 12 Dallmar, Howie 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) May 24, 1922 Stanford
G 6 Fleishman, Jerry 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) February 14, 1922 New York
F 10 Fulks, Joe 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) October 26, 1921 Murray State
F 14 Guokas, Matt 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) November 11, 1915 Saint Joseph's
C 18 Hillhouse, Art 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) June 12, 1916 LIU Brooklyn
G/F 9 Kaplowitz, Ralph 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) May 18, 1919 New York
F 9 Murphy, John 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) September 13, 1924
G 5 Musi, Angelo 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 145 lb (66 kg) July 25, 1918 Temple
G 15 Rosenberg, Petey 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) April 7, 1918 Saint Joseph's
G 7 Rullo, Jerry 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) June 23, 1923 Temple
G 8 Senesky, George 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 179 lb (81 kg) April 4, 1922 Saint Joseph's
F 4 Sheffield, Fred 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) November 5, 1923 Utah
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1946-47 BAA Records
Team BOS CHI CLE DET NYK PHI PIT PRO STL TOR WAS
Boston 0–6 2–4 3–3 4–2 1–5 5–1 1–5 1–5 4–2 1–5
Chicago 6–0 5–1 3–3 3–3 5–1 6–0 3–3 3–4 4–2 1–5
Cleveland 4–2 1–5 4–2 4–2 3–3 4–2 2–4 1–5 6–0 1–5
Detroit 3–3 3–3 2–4 1–5 2–4 3–3 2–4 0–6 3–3 1–5
New York 2–4 3–3 2-4 5–1 2–4 6–0 4–2 4–2 3–3 2–4
Philadelphia 5–1 1–5 3–3 4–2 4–2 5–1 4–2 3–3 5–1 1–5
Pittsburgh 1–5 0–6 2–4 3–3 0–6 1–5 3–3 1–5 3–3 1–5
Providence 5–1 3–3 4–2 4–2 2–4 2–4 3–3 2–4 3–3 0–6
St. Louis 5–1 4–3 5–1 6–0 2–4 3–3 5–1 4–2 2–4 2–4
Toronto 2–4 2–4 0–6 3–3 3–3 1–5 3–3 3–3 4–2 1–5
Washington 5–1 5–1 5–1 5–1 4–2 5–1 5–1 6–0 4–2 5–1

Game log[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Record
1 November 7 Pittsburgh 81–75 1–0
2 November 14 Washington 68–65 2–0
3 November 19 St. Louis 63–66 2–1
4 November 21 Chicago 63–65 2–2
5 November 26 Boston 66–54 3–2
6 November 28 Detroit 55–68 3–3
7 November 30 @ New York 60–64 (OT) 3–4
8 December 3 Providence 76–68 4–4
9 December 5 New York 62–51 5–4
10 December 7 @ St. Louis 57–47 6–4
11 December 8 @ Cleveland 66–72 6–5
12 December 10 @ Toronto 85–73 7–5
13 December 12 Washington 49–64 7–6
14 December 14 @ Boston 65–77 7–7
15 December 17 Detroit 57–49 8–7
16 December 19 Cleveland 58–44 9–7
17 December 21 @ Washington 56–68 9–8
18 December 26 Pittsburgh 53–46 10–8
19 December 27 @ Boston 63–60 11–8
20 December 29 @ St. Louis 68–75 11–9
21 December 30 @ Pittsburgh 62–60 12–9
22 January 2 Providence 84–72 13–9
23 January 4 @ Providence 74–78 13–10
24 January 8 @ Pittsburgh 63–67 13–11
25 January 9 Toronto 74–55 14–11
26 January 11 @ Detroit 56–58 14–12
27 January 12 @ Chicago 72–75 14–13
28 January 14 @ Toronto 104–74 15–13
29 January 16 Chicago 78–84 15–14
30 January 21 Boston 59–43 16–14
31 January 22 @ Washington 55–57 16–15
32 January 23 Cleveland 83–78 17–15
33 January 25 @ Detroit 61–55 18–15
34 January 26 @ Chicago 57–63 18–16
35 January 30 New York 65–58 19–16
36 February 1 @ New York 71–63 20–16
37 February 3 @ Boston 61–55 21–16
38 February 4 Providence 75–68 22–16
39 February 6 Toronto 79–61 23–16
40 February 8 @ Providence 58–67 23–17
41 February 11 St. Louis 75–59 24–17
42 February 13 Cleveland 61–48 25–17
43 February 15 @ Washington 60–70 25–18
44 February 16 @ Cleveland 71–75 25–19
45 February 20 Pittsburgh 78–66 26–19
46 February 23 @ St. Louis 66–71 26–20
47 February 24 @ Pittsburgh 69–67 27–20
48 February 26 St. Louis 75–65 28–20
49 February 28 @ Toronto 69–77 28–21
50 March 2 @ Cleveland 69–72 28–22
51 March 3 Toronto 76–66 29–22
52 March 6 New York 59–61 29–23
53 March 11 Washington 77–80 29–24
54 March 13 Boston 81–57 30–24
55 March 14 @ Chicago 67–70 30–25
56 March 16 @ Detroit 67–61 31–25
57 March 20 Detroit 77–75 32–25
58 March 22 @ Providence 103–82 33–25
59 March 27 Chicago 80–73 34–25
60 March 30 @ New York 76–72 35–25

Playoffs[edit]

First Round[edit]

(E2) Philadelphia Warriors vs. (W2) St. Louis Bombers: Warriors win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 73, St. Louis 68
  • Game 2 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 73, Philadelphia 51
  • Game 3 @ St. Louis: Philadelphia 75, St. Louis 59

BAA Semifinals[edit]

(E2) Philadelphia Warriors vs. (E3) New York Knicks: Warriors win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 82, New York 70
  • Game 2 @ New York: Philadelphia 72, New York 53

BAA Finals[edit]

Philadelphia Warriors vs. Chicago Stags: Warriors win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 84, Chicago 71
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 85, Chicago 74
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Philadelphia 75, Chicago 72
  • Game 4 @ Chicago: Chicago 74, Philadelphia 73
  • Game 5 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 83, Chicago 80

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]