1950–51 Baltimore Bullets season

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1950–51 Baltimore Bullets season
Head coach Buddy Jeannette (14–23)
Walt Budko (10–19)
Arena Baltimore Coliseum
Results
Record 24–42 (.364)
Place Division: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1950–51 NBA season was the Bullets' 4th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 2 Don Rehfeldt F  United States Wisconsin
2 13 John Pilch F  United States Wyoming
3 25 Dick Dickey G  United States NC State
5 49 Norm Mager F  United States CCNY

Roster[edit]

Baltimore Bullets 1950–51 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
PF 12 United States Budko, Walt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Columbia
G/F 5 United States Byrnes, Tommy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Seton Hall
G/F United States Carlson, Don 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Minnesota
G United States Corley, Ray 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Georgetown
G 4 United States Dolhon, Joe 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) NYU
C 13 United States Halbert, Chick 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) West Texas State
G 8 United States Hassett, Billy 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Notre Dame
G/F 11 United States Hoffman, Paul 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Purdue
F 5 United States James, Gene 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Marshall
F 33 United States Mager, Norm 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) CCNY
PF 7 United States Mehen, Dick 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Tennessee
SG 9 United States Murray, Ken 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) St. Bonaventure
G United States O'Keefe, Tommy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Georgetown
C 13 United States Otten, Don 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Bowling Green
SF United States Rehfeldt, Don 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Wisconsin
C 6 United States Rocha, Red 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oregon State
G 4 United States Sailors, Ken 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Wyoming
SG 8 United States Smawley, Belus 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Appalachian State
PF 7 United States Walker, Brady 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Brigham Young
Head coach

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

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Philadelphia Warriors 40 26 .606 28–4 11–21 1–1 22–14
x-Boston Celtics 39 30 .565 1 25–5 10–23 4–2 21–19
x-New York Knicks 36 30 .545 4 22–5 10–25 4–0 21–15
x-Syracuse Nationals 32 34 .485 8 23–10 9–24 19–17
Baltimore Bullets 24 42 .364 16 20–12 4–24 0–6 12–24
Washington Capitols 10 25 .286 30 7–12 3–12 0–1 6–12


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1950–51 NBA records
Team BAL BOS FWP IND MIN NYK PHI ROC SYR TCB WAS
Baltimore 3–6 4–2 2–4 2–4 2–5 3–6 1–5 3–5 3–3 1–2
Boston 6–3 5–1 4–1 3–3 4–4 4–4 2–4 2–5 4–2 4–3
Fort Wayne 2–4 1–5 5–3 5–3 2–4 3–3 3–5 3–3 5–5 3–1
Indianapolis 4–2 1–4 3–5 3–7 5–1 1–5 5–4 3–3 4–4 2–2
Minneapolis 4–2 3–3 3–5 7–3 3–3 4–2 4–4 4–2 10–0 2–0
New York 5–2 4–4 4–2 1–5 3–3 5–3 3–3 5–5 4–2 2–1
Philadelphia 6–3 4–4 3–3 5–1 2–4 3–5 4–2 6–2 4–2 3–0
Rochester 5–3 5–2 3–3 3–3 2–4 5–5 2–6 4–2 5–3 5–0
Syracuse 5–3 5–2 3–3 3–3 2–4 5–5 2–6 2–4 3–3 2–0
Tri-Cities 3–3 2–4 5–5 4–4 0–10 2–4 2–4 3–5 3–3 1–1
Washington 2–1 3–4 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–2 0–3 0–5 0–2 1–1

Game log[edit]

1950–51 Game log
# Date Opponent Score High points Record
1 November 1 Minneapolis 81–71 Paul Hoffman (15) 1–0
2 November 4 Indianapolis 102–86 Dick Mehen (20) 2–0
3 November 7 vs Boston 64–83 Ken Murray (22) 2–1
4 November 8 at Washington 81–86 Don Rehfeldt (23) 2–2
5 November 11 Fort Wayne 85–77 Mehen, Murray (16) 3–2
6 November 12 at Syracuse 57–83 Ken Murray (16) 3–3
7 November 14 at Philadelphia 72–84 Dick Mehen (18) 3–4
8 November 15 Philadelphia 80–72 Ken Murray (19) 4–4
9 November 16 at Boston 73–82 Ken Murray (22) 4–5
10 November 18 Boston 76–80 Dick Mehen (15) 4–6
11 November 19 at Fort Wayne 80–84 Red Rocha (14) 4–7
12 November 21 vs Tri-Cities 65–76 Walt Budko (13) 4–8
13 November 22 New York 73–87 Red Rocha (21) 4–9
14 November 25 at Indianapolis 81–92 Ken Murray (25) 4–10
15 November 26 at Minneapolis 71–85 Ken Murray (20) 4–11
16 November 28 at Tri-Cities 73–65 Walt Budko (20) 5–11
17 December 2 Syracuse 96–99 (OT) Red Rocha (21) 5–12
18 December 3 at Boston 85–97 Brady Walker (17) 5–13
19 December 6 Rochester 70–74 Rocha, Sailors (14) 5–14
20 December 9 Philadelphia 76–75 Walt Budko (21) 6–14
21 December 10 at Syracuse 86–76 Red Rocha (18) 7–14
22 December 12 at Rochester 87–102 Red Rocha (21) 7–15
23 December 13 Tri-Cities 83–55 Ken Murray (22) 8–15
24 December 16 Boston 119–88 Belus Smawley (28) 9–15
25 December 20 Minneapolis 91–84 Belus Smawley (18) 10–15
26 December 25 at Tri-Cities 72–87 Ken Murray (18) 10–16
27 December 27 at Minneapolis 63–81 Red Rocha (11) 10–17
28 December 30 Syracuse 80–90 (OT) Ken Murray (21) 10–18
29 January 1 Washington 83–71 Hoffman, Murray, Rocha (15) 11–18
30 January 3 at Washington 82–92 Walt Budko (14) 11–19
31 January 4 at Philadelphia 69–92 Brady Walker (14) 11–20
32 January 6 Philadelphia 64–57 Walt Budko (18) 12–20
33 January 7 at Syracuse 65–73 Walt Budko (16) 12–21
34 January 10 Rochester 78–80 (OT) Ken Murray (23) 12–22
35 January 13 at New York 79–92 Belus Smawley (23) 12–23
36 January 14 New York 93–91 (2OT) Belus Smawley (30) 13–23
37 January 17 Tri-Cities 81–70 Red Rocha (17) 14–23
38 January 20 Indianapolis 102–63 Red Rocha (20) 15–23
39 January 23 vs Minneapolis 79–89 Ken Murray (15) 15–24
40 January 24 Syracuse 87–82 Ken Murray (19) 16–24
41 January 27 Fort Wayne 97–91 Red Rocha (26) 17–24
42 January 30 at Rochester 90–95 Belus Smawley (19) 17–25
43 January 31 at New York 77–89 Red Rocha (14) 17–26
44 February 3 New York 72–83 Ken Murray (22) 17–27
45 February 4 at Fort Wayne 108–95 Paul Hoffman (20) 18–27
46 February 6 vs New York 82–91 Ken Murray (19) 18–28
47 February 7 Syracuse 102–82 Murray, Smawley (20) 19–28
48 February 8 at Philadelphia 75–86 Red Rocha (21) 19–29
49 February 10 Boston 81–76 Sailors, Smawley (22) 20–29
50 February 11 at Syracuse 72–80 Red Rocha (17) 20–30
51 February 14 at Minneapolis 71–99 Paul Hoffman (14) 20–31
52 February 15 vs Indianapolis 60–69 Red Rocha (15) 20–32
53 February 17 Fort Wayne 112–91 Hoffman, Smawley (19) 21–32
54 February 20 at Rochester 89–105 Belus Smawley (21) 21–33
55 February 21 Philadelphia 81–83 Belus Smawley (18) 21–34
56 February 22 vs Boston 69–72 Hoffman, Rocha (14) 21–35
57 February 24 Boston 84–75 Red Rocha (17) 22–35
58 February 25 at Fort Wayne 92–102 Don Rehfeldt (16) 22–36
59 February 27 at Indianapolis 74–96 Don Rehfeldt (21) 22–37
60 February 28 at Tri-Cities 85–100 Ken Sailors (20) 22–38
61 March 3 Boston 87–95 Ken Sailors (19) 22–39
62 March 7 Philadelphia 84–95 Belus Smawley (15) 22–40
63 March 8 at Philadelphia 90–94 (2OT) Belus Smawley (23) 22–41
64 March 11 New York 112–89 Belus Smawley (23) 23–41
65 March 15 Rochester 93–87 Brady Walker (19) 24–41
66 March 17 Indianapolis 91–92 Belus Smawley (21) 24–42

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