Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Regular Season Rosters

1950-1951 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Ed Bartels GF 6-5 195 1 NC State 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Harry Boykoff C 6-10 225 1 St. John's 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Walt Budko GF 6-5 220 2 Columbia 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Tommy Byrnes GF 6-3 175 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Don Carlson G 6-0 170 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ray Corley G 6-0 180 1 Georgetown 1949 Rnd 5 Pick 1 United States
Joe Dolhon G 6-0 175 1 NYU 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Chick Halbert PF 6-9 225 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Billy Hassett G 5-11 185 1 Notre Dame 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Paul Hoffman GF 6-2 195 2 Purdue 1947 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
Gene James G 6-4 180 2 Marshall 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Norm Mager GF 6-5 185 0 City College of New York 1950 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
Dick Mehen PF 6-5 195 1 Tennessee 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ken Murray SG 6-2 190 0 St. Bonaventure 1950 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
Tommy O'Keefe G 6-2 185 0 Georgetown 1950 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
Don Otten C 6-10 240 1 Bowling Green 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Don Rehfeldt F 6-7 210 0 Wisconsin 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Red Rocha FC 6-9 185 3 Oregon State 1947 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Kenny Sailors PG 5-10 175 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Belus Smawley G 6-1 180 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Brady Walker GF 6-6 205 2 Brigham Young 1948 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States

1950-1951 Baltimore Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Hassett P. Hoffman W. Budko D. Rehfeldt R. Rocha
Lim PT K. Sailors T. O'Keefe B. Walker    
Lim PT   B. Smawley E. Bartels    
Lim PT   G. James      

1950-1951 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Francisco Warriors39-27-
2Boston Celtics39-301.5
3New York Knicks36-303
4Syracuse Nationals32-347
5Baltimore Bullets (BAA)24-4215
6Washington Capitols11-2412.5

1950-1951 Baltimore Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Red Rocha Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1951)

1950-1951 Baltimore Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS REB AST
Red Rocha 64 13.1 8.0 2.3
Belus Smawley 44 13.8 3.0 2.8
Walt Budko 64 7.8 7.1 2.1
Kenny Sailors 50 9.5 2.3 2.8
Don Rehfeldt 59 7.3 4.3 1.2
Brady Walker 49 7.5 6.6 2.1
Paul Hoffman 41 8.8 4.9 2.7
Gene James 42 4.7 3.3 1.6
Dick Mehen 16 9.4 4.8 3.4
Billy Hassett 31 4.3 1.1 1.5
Norm Mager 24 5.2 2.0 1.0
Tommy Byrnes 16 5.6 1.7 1.3
Joe Dolhon 13 3.9 1.4 1.5
Ray Corley 16 3.0 2.1 1.4
Don Carlson 9 4.7 1.7 2.1
Tommy O'Keefe 3 3.7 1.0 2.7
Don Otten 2 5.5 1.5 1.5

1950-1951 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Walt Budko was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA). Walt Budko signed a multi-year contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1948.

Don Rehfeldt was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA). Don Rehfeldt signed a multi-year contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1950.

Acquired via Trade

Tommy O'Keefe was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Washington Capitols on November 15, 1950.

Kenny Sailors was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Boston Celtics on December 1, 1950.

Belus Smawley was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Syracuse Nationals on December 11, 1950.

Brady Walker was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Boston Celtics on December 1, 1950.

Acquired via Free Agency

Billy Hassett signed a contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1950.

Paul Hoffman signed a contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1947. Paul Hoffman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1949.

1950-1951 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Buddy Jeannette General Manager 1950-1951 Head Coach (Washington Wizards, 1947 to 1951)