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]

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

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