1946–47 Rochester Royals season

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1946–47 Sacramento Kings season
Head coach Lester Harrison
Arena Edgerton Park Arena
Results
Record 31–13 (.705)
Place Division: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish

Won NBL Eastern Division Opening Round (3-1) over Syracuse Nationals
Won NBL Western Division Semifinals (2-1) over Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons

Lost NBL NBL Championship (1-3) to Chicago American Gears

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Radio WHAM
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The 1946–47 Rochester Royals season was the franchise's second season in the National Basketball League (NBL). The team finished with the best record in the league.

1946-47 NBL standings[edit]

Eastern standings[edit]

Team W L W/L% GB Points scored
er game
Points allowed
per game
Rochester Royals 31 13 .705 62.9 56.5
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons 25 19 .568 6.0 58.3 55.6
Toledo Jeeps 21 23 .477 10.0 57.7 56.8
Syracuse Nationals 21 23 .477 10.0 55.8 55.5
Tri-Cities Blackhawks 19 25 .432 12.0 49.1 51.8
Youngstown Bears 12 32 .273 19.0 53.5 60.1

Western Division[edit]

Team W L W/L% GB Points scored
er game
Points allowed
per game
Oshkosh All-Stars 28 16 .636 58.0 55.3
Indianapolis Kautskys 27 17 .614 1.0 56.9 53.1
Chicago American Gears 26 18 .591 2.0 58.4 54.3
Sheboygan Redskins 26 18 .591 2.0 54.5 53.2
Anderson Duffey Packers 24 20 .545 4.0 59.7 58.4
Detroit Gems 4 40 .091 24.0 48.6 63.0[1]

Team statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Rank Player Position Games played Field goals Free throws made Free throws attempted Points per game
1 Al Cervi G-F 44 5.2 4.0 5.4 14.4
2 Red Holzman G 44 5.2 1.7 3.2 12.0
3 Bob Davies G-F 32 5.2 4.1 5.2 14.4
4 George Glamack C-F 44 3.2 2.0 3.1 8.5
5 Andrew Levane F-G 39 3.4 1.3 2.2 8.1
6 Arnie Johnson F-C 32 2.1 2.1 3.1 6.4
7 William King C-F 41 1.3 1.5 2.4 4.0
8 Al Negratti F-C 33 0.5 0.4 0.7 1.3
9 Bill Coven F-C 13 0.8 0.3 0.6 1.8
10 Jack Garfinkel G 10 0.5 0.3 0.6 1.3
11 Leon Gauchat G 6 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.7
12 Jim Cominsky G 5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.8
13 Jim Quinlan F 3 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.3
14 Frank Beaty F 6 0.0 0.2 0.7 0.2

Playoffs[edit]

Rank Player Position Games played Field goals Free throws made Free throws attempted Points per game
1 Bob Davies G-F 11 4.9 3.9 5.7 13.7
2 Al Cervi G-F 11 4.5 4.5 6.2 13.5
3 Red Holzman G 11 3.8 2.0 2.6 9.6
4 George Glamack C-F 10 3.5 2.8 3.3 9.8
5 Andrew Levane F-G 11 3.4 1.6 2.5 8.4
6 William King C-F 11 2.7 2.8 3.9 8.3
7 Al Negratti F-C 11 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.9
8 Frank Beaty F 2 0.5 0.0 1.0 1.0
9 Leon Gauchat G 2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Bill Coven F-C 5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0[2]

Rewards and Honors[edit]

  • 1st Team: Al Cervi, Bob Davies
  • 2nd Team: Red Holzman
  • League MVP: Bob Davies[3]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]