1948–49 St. Louis Bombers (NBA) season

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1948–49 St. Louis Bombers (NBA) season
Head coach Grady Lewis
Arena St. Louis Arena
Record 29–31 (.483)
Place Division: 4th (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0-2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1948–49 NBA season was the Bombers' 3rd season in the NBA/BAA.[1]


Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1948 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]


West Division Semifinals[edit]

(1) Rochester Royals vs. (4) St. Louis Bombers: Royals win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Rochester: Rochester 93, St. Louis 64
  • Game 2 @ St. Louis: Rochester 66, St. Louis 64

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Royals and Bombers.

Player statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Awards and records[edit]