San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1952-1953 San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Nelson Bobb G 6-0 170 3 Temple 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
Danny Finn G 6-1 185 0 St. John's 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jerry Fleishman G 6-2 190 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Fulks SF 6-5 190 6 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jack George G 6-2 190 0 La Salle 1953 Rnd 13 Pick 1 United States
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 3 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Neil Johnston C 6-8 210 1 Ohio State 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Frank Kudelka GF 6-2 193 3 Saint Mary's 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Don Lofgran F 6-5 200 2 San Francisco 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Jack McCloskey G 6-2 190 0 Pennsylvania 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ed Mikan FC 6-8 229 4 DePaul 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bill Mlkvy GF 6-4 190 0 Temple 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Jim Mooney F 6-5 215 0 Villanova 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Claude Overton G 6-2 195 0 East Central 1950 Rnd 5 Pick 5 United States
Andy Phillip GF 6-2 195 5 Illinois 1947 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States
Ralph Polson F 6-7 200 0 Whitworth University 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Moe Radovich G 6-0 160 0 Wyoming 1952 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
George Senesky G 6-2 179 6 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Paul Walther G 6-2 160 3 Tennessee 1949 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
Mark Workman FC 6-9 215 0 West Virginia 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States

1952-1953 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Finn G. Senesky J. Fulks J. Mooney N. Johnston
Rotation   N. Bobb D. Lofgran    
Rotation   C. Overton B. Mlkvy    
Lim PT   J. Fleishman R. Polson M. Workman  

1952-1953 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New York Knicks47-23-
2Syracuse Nationals47-240.5
3Boston Celtics46-251.5
4Baltimore Bullets (BAA)15-5532
5San Francisco Warriors12-5734.5

1952-1953 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Neil Johnston All-NBA First Team (1953)
Neil Johnston Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1953)

1952-1953 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Neil Johnston 70 45.2 22.3 13.9 2.8
Joe Fulks 70 29.8 11.9 5.5 2.0
Andy Phillip 70 38.4 10.3 5.2 5.7
Don Lofgran 64 27.9 7.4 5.3 1.7
George Senesky 69 33.9 6.0 3.7 3.8
Danny Finn 31 32.7 11.9 5.6 4.7
Nelson Bobb 55 23.4 6.2 2.9 3.5
Mark Workman 60 16.7 5.3 3.1 0.6
Jerry Fleishman 33 26.7 9.0 4.6 3.3
Ralph Polson 46 16.8 3.9 4.4 0.5
Bill Mlkvy 31 19.6 5.8 3.3 2.0
Jim Mooney 18 29.4 7.5 3.9 1.9
Ed Mikan 19 18.8 5.5 6.3 1.2
Frank Kudelka 20 17.0 4.2 2.2 2.0
Claude Overton 15 12.1 3.9 1.7 1.0
Moe Radovich 4 8.2 3.5 0.2 2.0
Jack McCloskey 1 16.0 6.0 3.0 1.0

1952-1953 San Francisco Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Nelson Bobb was selected as the #6 pick in the 3 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Nelson Bobb signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1949.

Bill Mlkvy was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Bill Mlkvy signed a contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1952.

Acquired via Trade

Don Lofgran was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the Indianapolis Olympians on September 11, 1952.

Ralph Polson was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the New York Knicks on December 11, 1952.

George Senesky was acquired in a trade by the from the Indianapolis Olympians on September 11, 1952.

Mark Workman was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the Milwaukee Hawks on November 19, 1952.

Acquired via Free Agency

Danny Finn signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1952.

Joe Fulks as a free agent with the on February 1, 1953.

Neil Johnston signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1951.

Jim Mooney signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on February 1, 1953.

Claude Overton signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1952.