1947–48 Chicago Stags season

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1947–48 Chicago Stags season
Head coach Harold Olsen
Arena Chicago Stadium
Results
Record 28–20 (.583)
Place Division: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish Lost BAA Semifinals

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Radio WGN
< 1946–47 1948–49 >

The 1947–48 BAA season was the Stags' second season in the Basketball Association of America (later known as the NBA).[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 8 Paul Huston F  United States Ohio State
Ralph Bishop  United States Washington
Jimmy Darden G  United States Denver
Hank Decker  United States West Texas A&M
Andy Phillip G/F  United States Illinois
Jim Pollard F/C  United States Stanford
Ben Schadler F  United States Northwestern
Don Smith G/F  United States Minnesota
Jack Stone  United States Kansas State
Gene Vance G/F  United States Illinois

Roster[edit]

1947–48 Chicago Stags roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F/C 17 Gilmur, Chuck 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1922-08-13 Washington
F 3 Huston, Paul 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1925-06-02 Ohio State
F/C 23 Miasek, Stan 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1924-08-08
G/F 19 Phillip, Andy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1922-03-07 Illinois
G 15 Rock, Gene 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 155 lb (70 kg) 1921-11-04 USC
G 6 Rottner, Mickey 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1919-03-23 Loyola
F 14 Schadler, Ben 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1924-03-09 Northwestern
G/F 18 Seminoff, Jim 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1922-09-01 USC
G/F 12 Vance, Gene 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1923-02-25 Illinois
SG 10 Zaslofsky, Max 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1925-12-07 St. John's
Head coach

Harold Olsen


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]

1947–48 BAA records
Team BAL BOS CHI NYK PHI PRO STL WAS
Baltimore 5–1 5–3 5–1 2–4 6–0 3–5 2–6
Boston 1–5 3–3 1–7 4–4 6–2 2–4 3–3
Chicago 3–5 3–3 6–0 4–2 4–2 3–5 5–3
New York 1–5 7–1 0–6 4–4 7–1 4–2 3–3
Philadelphia 4–2 4–4 2-4 1–7 8–0 3–3 2–4
Providence 0–6 2–6 2–4 1–7 0–8 0–6 1–5
St. Louis 5–3 4–2 5–3 2–4 3–3 6–0 4–4
Washington 6–2 3–3 3–5 3–3 4–2 5–1 4–4

Game log[edit]

# Date Opponent Score High points Record
1 November 13 St. Louis 80–70 Andy Phillip (15) 1–0
2 November 15 Baltimore 63–67 Stan Miasek (17) 1–1
3 November 19 @ New York 81–63 Max Zaslofsky (26) 2–1
4 November 20 Washington 81–77 Andy Phillip (20) 3–1
5 November 22 @ Baltimore 72–75 Stan Miasek (27) 3–2
6 November 28 Philadelphia 75–71 Max Zaslofsky (20) 4–2
7 December 3 Washington 81–73 Stan Miasek (25) 5–2
8 December 6 Baltimore 73–65 Stan Miasek (24) 6–2
9 December 12 St. Louis 75–85 Max Zaslofsky (20) 6–3
10 December 18 Washington 64–70 Gene Vance (15) 6–4
11 December 21 Baltimore 93–83 Max Zaslofsky (24) 7–4
12 December 23 @ Boston 83–75 Max Zaslofsky (24) 8–4
13 December 25 @ Baltimore 70–87 Max Zaslofsky (16) 8–5
14 December 27 @ New York 79–70 Max Zaslofsky (24) 9–5
15 December 30 @ Providence 85–73 Max Zaslofsky (34) 10–5
16 January 3 @ Providence 79–76 Max Zaslofsky (20) 11–5
17 January 7 @ New York 79–74 Stan Miasek (25) 12–5
18 January 8 @ Baltimore 75–78 Stan Miasek (17) 12–6
19 January 9 @ Philadelphia 77–60 Max Zaslofsky (35) 13–6
20 January 11 New York 99–86 Max Zaslofsky (31) 14–6
21 January 14 @ Washington 67–75 Stan Miasek (21) 14–7
22 January 16 @ Boston 61–75 Max Zaslofsky (20) 14–8
23 January 18 Boston 72–48 Max Zaslofsky (20) 15–8
24 January 22 Providence 50–56 Max Zaslofsky (17) 15–9
25 January 27 Baltimore 78–74 Max Zaslofsky (28) 16–9
26 January 29 @ St. Louis 60–62 Stan Miasek (19) 16–10
27 January 31 @ Washington 48–54 Max Zaslofsky (17) 16–11
28 February 1 Philadelphia 78–85 Max Zaslofsky (17) 16–12
29 February 5 @ St. Louis 77–71 Phillip, Zaslofsky (19) 17–12
30 February 8 Philadelphia 80–74 (2OT) Max Zaslofsky (26) 18–12
31 February 11 St. Louis 78–80 Andy Phillip (30) 18–13
32 February 12 @ St. Louis 80–74 Max Zaslofsky (27) 19–13
33 February 15 Providence 79–85 Max Zaslofsky (24) 19–14
34 February 19 New York 82–74 Max Zaslofsky (26) 20–14
35 February 21 @ Providence 92–73 Seminoff, Zaslofsky (22) 21–14
36 February 22 @ Boston 97–77 Max Zaslofsky (21) 22–14
37 February 25 @ Washington 73–66 Stan Miasek (21) 23–14
38 February 26 @ Philadelphia 80–89 Andy Phillip (25) 23–15
39 February 27 Boston 69–83 Max Zaslofsky (23) 23–16
40 February 29 Washington 76–75 (OT) Max Zaslofsky (28) 24–16
41 March 7 Providence 89–81 Max Zaslofsky (40) 25–16
42 March 9 @ Philadelphia 93–79 Gilmur, Seminoff (21) 26–16
43 March 10 @ Washington 71–54 Max Zaslofsky (28) 27–16
44 March 11 @ Baltimore 83–86 Max Zaslofsky (25) 27–17
45 March 13 New York 58–51 Max Zaslofsky (22) 28–17
46 March 18 Boston 72–77 Max Zaslofsky (19) 28–18
47 March 20 @ St. Louis 63–75 Max Zaslofsky (21) 28–19
48 March 21 St. Louis 70–82 Max Zaslofsky (24) 28–20

Playoffs[edit]

Western Division tiebreaker[edit]

Chicago Stags vs. Washington Capitols: Stags win series 1-0

  • Game 1 @ Chicago (March 23): Chicago 74, Washington 70

Chicago Stags vs. Baltimore Bullets: Bullets win series 1-0

  • Game 1 @ Chicago (March 25): Baltimore 75, Chicago 72

First Round[edit]

(E3) Boston Celtics vs. (W3) Chicago Stags: Stags win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston (March 28): Chicago 79, Boston 72
  • Game 2 @ Boston (March 31): Boston 81, Chicago 77
  • Game 3 @ Boston (April 2): Chicago 81, Boston 74

Semifinals[edit]

(W2) Baltimore Bullets vs. (W3) Chicago Stags: Bullets win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Chicago (April 7): Baltimore 73, Chicago 67
  • Game 2 @ Baltimore (April 8): Baltimore 89, Chicago 72

Transactions[edit]

Sales[edit]

Player Date sold New team
Kenny Sailors[2] November, 1947 Philadelphia Warriors

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "1947–48 Philadelphia Warriors Transactions". Basketball Reference. Retrieved October 8, 2017.