1948 BAA Draft

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Draft Note: Before the start of the 1947-48 basketball season Bobby Wanzer signed a professional contract with Rochester Royals of the National Basketball League. Per signing the agreement to secure Bobby Wanzer during the 1947-1948 NBL season. The Rochester Royals 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

1941-42 Seton Hall FR.

Freshman Stats Not Available

1942-43 Seton Hall

Stats Not Available

1943-44 Colgate

Entered V-12 program

1944-45 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Marine Service

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Marine Service

1946-47 Seton Hall

23

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.6

1947-48 Seton Hall

Did Not Play Amateur Eligibility Ineligible

1947-48 Rochester (NBL)

40

N/A

82.6

N/A

4.2

NBL Totals

40

N/A

82.6

N/A

4.2

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  • Name: Chuck Hanger
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-4 (1.93m)
  • Weight: 195 (88kg)
  • College Team: California Bears
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Alameda, California
  • Birthdate: 2/23/1924 - 7/23/1995
  • Drafted: Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in the first round (9th pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1941-42 California FR,

Freshman Stats Not Available

1942-43 California

12

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.1

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 California

31

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.1

1947-48 California

29

N/A

53.7

N/A

14.5

Totals

72

N/A

N/A

N/A

12.0

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1942-43 Columbia

18

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.9

1943-44 Columbia

19

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.4

1944-45 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Navy Service

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Navy Service

1946-47 Columbia

20

N/A

N/A

N/A

15.8

1947-48 Columbia

24

N/A

70.9

N/A

15.9

Totals

81

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.4

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  • Name: Andy Tonkovich
  • Position: Guard
  • Height: 6-1 (1.85m)
  • Weight: 180 (84kg)
  • College Team: Marshall Thundering Herd
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Birthdate: 11/1/1922 - 9/2/2006
  • Drafted: Selected by the Providence Steamrollers in the first round (1st pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 Marshall

26

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.5

1945-46 Marshall

34

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.5

1946-47 Marshall

37

N/A

N/A

N/A

11.0

1947-48 Marshall

33

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.0

Totals

130

N/A

N/A

N/A

12.1

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1941-42 Western Kentucky FR.

Freshman Stats Not Available

1942-43 Western Kentucky

27

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.5

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 Western Kentucky

29

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.1

1947-48 Western Kentucky

30

N/A

70.6

N/A

12.2

Totals

86

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.7

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1943-44 DePaul

5

N/A

N/A

N/A

3.2

1944-45 DePaul

17

N/A

N/A

N/A

0.5

1945-46 DePaul

18

N/A

N/A

N/A

1.8

1946-47 DePaul

25

N/A

N/A

N/A

15.7

1947-48 DePaul

30

N/A

72.5

N/A

15.4

Totals

95

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.6

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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1941-42 Indiana FR,

Freshman Stats Not Available

1942-43 Indiana

20

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.5

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 Indiana

20

N/A

N/A

N/A

7.7

1947-48 Indiana

19

N/A

73.0

N/A

8.2

Totals

59

N/A

N/A

N/A

8.8

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  • Name: George Kok
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-11 (2.11m)
  • Weight: N/A
  • College Team: Arkansas Razerbacks
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Birthdate: 3/18/1922 - 10/13/2013
  • Drafted: Selected by the Indianapolis Jets in the first round (2nd pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 Arkansas

24

N/A

N/A

N/A

18.7

1945-46 Arkansas

22

N/A

N/A

N/A

17.6

1944-47 Arkansas

24

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.1

1947-48 Arkansas

23

N/A

67.5

N/A

20.4

Totals

93

N/A

N/A

N/A

17.7

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  • Name: Bob Gale
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-5 (2.11m)
  • Weight: N/A
  • College Team: Cornell Big Red
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Queens, New York
  • Birthdate: 4/22/1925 - 5/29/1975
  • Drafted: Selected by the St. Louis Bombers in the first round (7th pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1942-43 Cornell

Stats Not Available

1943-44 Cornell

17

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.4

1944-45 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Navy Service

1945-46 U.S. Armed Forces

Did Not Play Navy Service

1946-47 Cornell

24

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.4

1947-48 Cornell

23

N/A

65.0

N/A

16.7

Totals

64

N/A

N/A

N/A

15.2

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  • Name: George Hauptfuhrer
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-3 (1.90m)
  • Weight: N/A
  • College Team: Harvard Crimson
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Abinton Township, Pennsylvania
  • Birthdate: 8/1/1926 - 8/2/2013
  • Drafted: Selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round (3rd pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 Louisville

19

N/A

N/A

N/A

16.2

1945-46 Louisville

30

N/A

N/A

N/A

12.9

1946-47 Harvard

24

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.3

1947-48 Harvard

23

N/A

N/A

N/A

17.1

Totals

96

N/A

N/A

N/A

14.7

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  • Name: Dolph Schayes
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-8 (2.03m)
  • Weight: 220 (100kg)
  • College Team: NYU Violets
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: New York, New York
  • Birthdate: 5/19/1928 - 12/10/2015
  • Drafted: Selected by the New York Knicks in the first round (4th pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1944-45 New York

11

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.5

1945-46 New York

22

N/A

N/A

N/A

6.8

1946-47 New York

21

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.3

1947-48 New York

26

N/A

N/A

N/A

13.7

Totals

80

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.2

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  • Name: Jack Nichols
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-7 (2.00m)
  • Weight: 222 (101kg)
  • College Team: Washington Huskies
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Wenatchee, Washington
  • Birthdate: 4/9/1926 - 12/24/1992
  • Drafted: Selected by the Washington Capitals in the first round (12th pick overall) of 1948 BAA Draft.
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Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

APG

PPG

1943-44 Washington

32

N/A

N/A

N/A

4.8

1944-45 Southern California

22

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.5

1945-46 Southern California

23

N/A

N/A

N/A

9.0

1946-47 Washington

24

N/A

N/A

N/A

12.6

1947-48 Washington

34

N/A

73.0

N/A

14.9

Totals

135

N/A

N/A

N/A

10.2