Ariel Maughan

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Ariel Maughan
ArielStLouis.jpeg
Ace Maughan, St. Louis Bombers
Personal information
Born(1923-04-26)April 26, 1923
Salt Lake City, Utah
DiedAugust 4, 1997(1997-08-04) (aged 74)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High schoolSouth Cache (Hyrum, Utah)
CollegeUtah State
Playing career1946–1951
PositionForward
Number99, 15, 11, 12
Career history
1946–1947Detroit Falcons
1947Providence Steam Rollers
19471950St. Louis Bombers
1950–1951Washington Capitols
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Ariel Leishman Maughan (April 26, 1923 – August 4, 1997) was an American professional basketball player. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Maughan attended Utah State University and started his professional career in the Basketball Association of America in 1946, his career lasted five seasons and he played for four teams. Most of his points came from under the basket, although he received the nickname "Ace" for his shooting ability. He was also well known for being able to leap high enough to drop in the basketball with his hands above the rim. Maughan ended his career with 2,046 points in 259 games (7.9 ppg). Ariel Maughan died on August 4, 1997 at the age of 74.

Ariel Maughan's great great grandfather was Peter Maughan.

BAA/NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  PPG  Points per game
 Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1946–47 Detroit 59 .241 .737 1.0 9.0
1947–48 Providence 14 .242 .688 .1 3.9
1947–48 St. Louis 28 .327 .568 .1 4.6
1948–49 St. Louis 55 .317 .646 1.8 10.8
1949–50 St. Louis 68 .279 .766 1.5 7.0
1950–51 Washington 35 .312 .797 4.0 1.4 7.3
Career 259 .280 .712 4.0 1.2 7.9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1948 St. Louis 7 .262 .696 .1 11.4
1949 St. Louis 2 .000 .667 1.5 1.0
Career 9 .250 .692 .4 9.1

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