San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1953-1954 San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Ernie Beck GF 6-4 190 0 Pennsylvania 1953 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Walt Davis FC 6-8 205 0 Texas A&M 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Danny Finn G 6-1 185 1 St. John's 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Fulks SF 6-5 190 7 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 4 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Norm Grekin GF 6-5 180 0 La Salle 1953 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Neil Johnston C 6-8 210 2 Ohio State 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Don Lofgran F 6-5 200 3 San Francisco 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
James Phelan G 6-1 175 0 La Salle 1951 Rnd 8 Pick 8 United States
George Senesky G 6-2 179 7 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Paul Walther G 6-2 160 4 Tennessee 1949 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
Zeke Zawoluk FC 6-7 216 1 St. John's 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States

1953-1954 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Walther J. George E. Beck J. Graboski N. Johnston
Rotation   D. Finn J. Fulks Z. Zawoluk  
Rotation   G. Senesky   W. Davis  
Rotation   J. Phelan      
Lim PT     N. Grekin    
Lim PT     D. Lofgran    

1953-1954 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New York Knicks44-28-
2Boston Celtics42-302
3Syracuse Nationals42-302
4San Francisco Warriors29-4315
5Baltimore Bullets (BAA)16-5628

1953-1954 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Neil Johnston All-NBA First Team (1954)
Neil Johnston Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1954)

1953-1954 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Neil Johnston 72 45.8 24.4 11.1 2.8
Joe Graboski 71 38.9 13.3 9.4 2.3
Jack George 71 37.3 9.5 5.4 4.4
Zeke Zawoluk 71 25.3 8.3 4.6 1.4
Danny Finn 68 23.0 6.9 3.2 3.9
Paul Walther 64 32.3 6.6 4.0 3.4
Walt Davis 68 23.1 5.9 6.4 0.9
Joe Fulks 61 8.2 2.5 1.7 0.5
Ernie Beck 15 28.1 7.5 3.3 2.3
George Senesky 58 13.3 1.9 1.1 1.4
James Phelan 4 8.2 0.8 1.2 0.5
Norm Grekin 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1953-1954 San Francisco Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Walt Davis was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Walt Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1953.

Jack George was selected as the #1 pick in the 13 Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Jack George signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1953.

Norm Grekin was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Norm Grekin signed a contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1953.

James Phelan was selected as the #8 pick in the 8 Round of the 1951 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. James Phelan signed a contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1953.

George Senesky with the on September 1, 1948.

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 September 1, 1953.

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

Zeke Zawoluk signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1953.