Chicago Stags Regular Season Rosters

1948-1949 Chicago Stags Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Mike Bloom F 6-6 190 1 Temple 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jim Browne C 6-10 235 0 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jack Eskridge FC 6-5 200 0 Kansas 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Chuck Gilmur FC 6-4 225 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 0 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Whitey Kachan G 6-2 175 0 DePaul 1948 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Carl Meinhold G 6-2 185 1 Long Island 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Stan Miasek F 6-5 210 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ed Mikan FC 6-8 229 0 DePaul 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bill Miller GF 6-3 190 0 North Carolina 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Andy Phillip GF 6-2 195 1 Illinois 1947 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States
Bill Roberts FC 6-8 210 0 Wyoming 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Kenny Rollins G 6-0 168 0 Kentucky 1948 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Odie Spears GF 6-5 205 0 Western Kentucky 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
Gene Vance GF 6-3 195 1 Illinois 1947 Rnd 4 Pick 8 United States
Max Zaslofsky SG 6-2 170 2 St. John's 1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1948-1949 Chicago Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Zaslofsky A. Phillip G. Vance O. Spears S. Miasek
Rotation   K. Rollins   E. Mikan  
Rotation       C. Gilmur  
Rotation       J. Graboski  
Lim PT   C. Meinhold M. Bloom    

1948-1949 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Rochester Royals45-15-
2Minneapolis Lakers44-161
3Chicago Stags38-227
4St. Louis Bombers29-3116
5Fort Wayne Pistons22-3823
6Indianapolis Jets18-4227

1948-1949 Chicago Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Max Zaslofsky All-NBA First Team (1949)

1948-1949 Chicago Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS AST
Max Zaslofsky 58 20.6 2.6
Andy Phillip 60 12.0 5.3
Ed Mikan 60 9.9 1.0
Gene Vance 56 10.3 3.0
Odie Spears 57 9.3 1.7
Stan Miasek 58 7.8 1.0
Kenny Rollins 59 6.2 2.8
Chuck Gilmur 56 5.1 2.2
Joe Graboski 45 2.8 0.4
Mike Bloom 21 3.4 0.8
Whitey Kachan 33 2.0 0.8
Carl Meinhold 15 2.7 0.6
Bill Miller 14 1.0 0.6
Jim Browne 4 0.8 0.0
Bill Roberts 2 1.0 0.0
Jack Eskridge 3 0.0 0.0

1948-1949 Chicago Stags Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Ed Mikan was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Chicago Stags. Ed Mikan signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Stags on September 1, 1948.

Andy Phillip was selected as the #7 pick in the 5 Round of the 1947 NBA Draft by the Chicago Stags. Andy Phillip signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Stags on September 1, 1947.

Odie Spears was selected as the #5 pick in the 4 Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Chicago Stags. Odie Spears signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Stags on September 1, 1948.

Gene Vance was selected as the #8 pick in the 4 Round of the 1947 NBA Draft by the Chicago Stags. Gene Vance signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Stags on September 1, 1947.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Kenny Rollins, the #8 pick in the 3 Round of the 1948 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Chicago Stags from the Fort Wayne Pistons on August 1, 1948. Kenny Rollins signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Stags on September 1, 1948.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mike Bloom signed a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Stags on January 28, 1949.

Chuck Gilmur with the on September 1, 1947.

Joe Graboski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Stags on September 1, 1948.

Carl Meinhold signed a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Stags on February 4, 1949.

Max Zaslofsky as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 1, 1946. Max Zaslofsky signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Stags on July 1, 1946.