1949 BAA Draft

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  • Name: Ed Macauley
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-8 (2.03m)
  • Weight: 190 (86kg)
  • College Team: St. Louis Billikens
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Birthdate: 3/22/1928 - 11/8/2011
  • Drafted: Selected by the St. Louis Bombers in the first round (Territorial Pick) of 1949 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1945-46 St. Louis

23

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.3

1946-47 St. Louis

28

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.8

1947-48 St. Louis

27

40.7

65.4

N/A

13.6

1948-49 St. Louis

26

52.4

75.8

N/A

15.5

DIV I Totals

101

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.6

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1943-44 St. John's

17

N/A

N/A

N/A

6.2

1944-45 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Navy Service

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Navy Service

1946-47 St. John's

22

N/A

N/A

N/A

7.6

1947-48 St. John's

22

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.4

1948-49 St. John's

24

N/A

N/A

N/A

12.8

DIV I Totals

85

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.5

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  • Name: Vern Mikkelsen
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-7 (2.00m)
  • Weight: 230 (104kg)
  • College Team: Hamline Pipers
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Fresno, California
  • Birthdate: 10/21/1928 - 11/21/2013
  • Drafted: Selected by the Mineapolis Lakers in the first round (Territorial Pick) of 1949 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1945-46 Hamline

17

N/A

N/A

N/A

7.2

1946-47 Hamline

28

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.1

1947-48 Hamline

31

N/A

N/A

N/A

16.7

1948-49 Hamline

30

N/A

N/A

N/A

17.3

DIV I Totals

111

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.3

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 Modesto JC.

Stats Not Available

1945-46 Modesto JC.

Stats Not Available

1946-47 St. Mary's

Stats Not Available

1947-48 Denver (AAU)*

7

N/A

N/A

N/A

8.4

1948-49 Wyoming

35

N/A

N/A

N/A

8.6

DIV I Totals†

35

N/A

N/A

N/A

8.6

†Totals are from the National AAU Basketball Tournament and the Olympic Trial series. Regular season AAU stats not available.
†Career Totals listed are based on Livingstone's Wyoming season.

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Draft Note: On 1/23/1949 George Kaftan signed a professional contract with Boston Celtics of the Basketball Association of American. Per signing the agreement to secure George Kaftan during the 1948-1949 BAA season. The Boston Celtics agreed to waive either its territorial draft pick or its regular draft turn in the current year's draft.

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1945-46 Holy Cross

15

N/A

N/A

N/A

15.8

1946-47 Holy Cross

28

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.1

1947-48 Holy Cross

30

N/A

N/A

N/A

15.6

1948-49 Holy Cross

14

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.6

1948-49 Boston (BAA)

21

36.8

62.6

2.9

14.5

Pro Totals

21

36.8

62.6

2.9

14.5

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  • Name: Howie Shannon
  • Position: Guard
  • Height: 6-2 (1.88m)
  • Weight: 175 (879g)
  • Pro Team: Providence Steamrollers
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas
  • Birthdate: 6/10/1923 - 8/16/1995
  • Drafted: Selected by the Providence Steamrollers in the first round (1st pick overall) of 1949 BAA Draft..
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Draft Note: On 6/29/1948 Howard Shannon signed a professional contract with Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of American. Per signing the agreement to secure Howard Shanonn before the 1948-1949 BAA season. The Providence Steamrollers agreed to waive either its territorial draft pick or its regular draft turn in next year's draft.

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1940-41 North Texas Agricultural C.C.

Stats Not Available

1941-42 North Texas Agricultural C.C.

Stats Not Available

1942-43 North Texas

Stats Not Available

1943-44 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Army Service

1944-45 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Army Service

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Army Service

1946-47 Continental Airlines (AAU)

Stats Not Available

1947-48 Kansas State

28

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.9

1948-49 Providence (BAA)

55

36.4

80.4

2.3

13.4

Pro Totals

55

36.4

80.4

2.3

13.4

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1945-46 Kentucky

30

N/A

51.8

N/A

9.3

1946-47 Kentucky

37

N/A

67.8

N/A

10.6

1947-48 Kentucky

38

N/A

59.1

N/A

12.5

1948-49 Kentucky

34

N/A

71.3

N/A

10.9

DIV I Totals

139

N/A

62.4

N/A

10.9

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  • Name: Alex Groza
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-7 (2.00m)
  • Weight: 220 (100kg)
  • College Team: Kentucky Wildcats
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio
  • Birthdate: 10/7/1926 - 1/21/1995
  • Drafted: Selected by the Indianapolis Jets in the first round (2nd pick overall) of 1949 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 Kentucky

10

N/A

71.9

N/A

16.5

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Army Service

1946-47 Kentucky

37

N/A

63.1

N/A

10.6

1947-48 Kentucky

39

N/A

62.9

N/A

12.5

1948-49 Kentucky

34

N/A

72.6

N/A

20.5

DIV I Totals

120

N/A

67.8

N/A

14.5

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  • Name: Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-4 (1.93m)
  • Weight: 205 (93kg)
  • College Team: Kentucky Wildcats
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Harlan, Kentucky
  • Birthdate: 7/14/1926 - 7/27/2014
  • Drafted: Selected by the Washington Capitals in the first round (8th pick overall) of 1949 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1945-46 Kentucky

30

N/A

64.5

N/A

9.7

1946-47 Kentucky

33

N/A

55.1

N/A

6.6

1947-48 Kentucky

36

N/A

67.0

N/A

9.3

1948-49 Kentucky

32

N/A

65.3

N/A

9.6

DIV I Totals

131

N/A

63.1

N/A

8.8

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  • Name: Bob Harris
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-7 (2.00m)
  • Weight: 218 (99kg)
  • College Team: Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Linden, Tennessee
  • Birthdate: 3/16/1927 - 4/10/1977
  • Drafted: Selected by the Fort Wayne Pistons in the first round (3rd pick overall) of 1949 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 Murray St.

19

N/A

N/A

N/A

4.3

1945-46 Oklahioma A&M

Did Not Play Transfer Student

1946-47 Oklahoma A&M

29

N/A

N/A

N/A

5.8

1947-48 Oklahoma A&M

30

N/A

N/A

N/A

8.4

1948-49 Oklahoma A&M

28

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.7

DIV I Totals

106

N/A

N/A

N/A

7.8

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  • Name: Vern Garnder
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-5 (1.96m)
  • Weight: 200 (91kg)
  • College Team: Utah Redskins
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Afton, Wyoming
  • Birthdate: 5/14/1925 - 8/26/1987
  • Drafted: Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors in the first round (5th pick overall) of 1949 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1945-46 Utah

Stats Not Available

1946-47 Utah

21

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.8

1947-48 Utah

19

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.8

1948-49 Utah

32

N/A

64.4

N/A

15.3

DIV I Totals

72

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.7

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1942-43 Seton Hall

13

N/A

N/A

N/A

6.7

1943-44 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Air Force Service

1944-45 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Air Force Service

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Air Force Service

1946-47 Seton Hall

26

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.6

1947-48 Seton Hall

22

N/A

44.4

N/A

13.8

1948-49 Seton Hall

24

N/A

37.5

N/A

13.3

DIV I Totals

85

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.9