Indianapolis Olympians Opening Day Rosters

1952-1953 Indianapolis Olympians Opening Day Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Leo Barnhorst SF 6-4 190 May 11, 1924 28 Notre Dame 3 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 2, Indianapolis Olympians
1950 Chicago Stags Dispersal Draft, Indianapolis Olympians
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 Jan 15, 1930 22   3 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Don Hanrahan SF 6-7 190 Feb 6, 1929 23 Loyola (IL) 0 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Bob Lavoy SF 6-7 185 Jun 29, 1926 26 Western Kentucky 2 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 9, Indianapolis Olympians
Bob Naber GF 6-3 185 Sep 3, 1929 23 Louisville 0 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Ralph O'Brien PG 5-9 160 Apr 8, 1928 24 Butler 1 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 6, Pick 9, Indianapolis Olympians
Mel Payton GF 6-4 185 Jul 16, 1926 26 Tulane 1 1951 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 9, Philadelphia Warriors
Gene Rhodes PG 6-1 170 Sep 2, 1927 25 Western Kentucky 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 5, Indianapolis Olympians
Bill Tosheff PG 6-1 170 Jun 2, 1926 26 Indiana 1 1951 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 3, Indianapolis Olympians
Paul Walther PG 6-2 160 Mar 23, 1927 25 Tennessee 3 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 9, Minneapolis Lakers
Zeke Zawoluk FC 6-7 216 Oct 13, 1930 22 St. John's 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 5, Indianapolis Olympians

Boston 83, Indianapolis 68

October 31, 1952

Regular Season

Attendance: N/A

Officials: N/A

Team Rebounds: Boston (0) Indianapolis (0)

Technicals: Boston (0) Indianapolis (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
BOS (1-0) 14 18 25 26 83
IND (0-1) 14 15 21 18 68

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
BOS 26 323.7 265.2
IND 26 265.2 323.7

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos FGM-A FTM-A FIC Ast PF PTS
- Bob Brannum Played PF 3-0 5-6 8.8 0 0 11
- Chuck Cooper Played SG 1-0 3-3 3.9 0 0 5
- Bob Cousy Played PG 6-0 10-11 17.9 0 0 22
- Bob Donham Played PG 2-0 1-4 3.5 0 0 5
- Bob A. Harris Played SF 5-0 3-5 11.1 0 0 13
- Kleggie Hermsen Played PF 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0 0
- Ed Macauley Played PF 6-0 5-5 15.1 0 0 17
- John Mahnken Played C 0-0 1-1 0.6 0 0 1
- Kenny Rollins Played PG 3-0 0-0 6.0 0 0 6
- Bill Sharman Played PG 1-0 1-1 2.6 0 0 3
  Team                
        27-0 29-36 69.5 0 0 83
        0% 80.6%        

Indianapolis Olympians

# Player Status Pos FGM-A FTM-A FIC Ast PF PTS
- Leo Barnhorst Played SF 1-0 2-3 2.9 0 0 4
- Joe Graboski Played PF 4-0 7-10 11.2 0 0 15
- Don Hanrahan Played SF 2-0 1-1 4.6 0 0 5
- Bob Lavoy Played SF 7-0 6-8 17.0 0 0 20
- Bob Naber Played SG 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0 0
- Ralph O'Brien Played PG 1-0 1-1 2.6 0 0 3
- Mel Payton Played SG 2-0 0-0 4.0 0 0 4
- Gene Rhodes Played PG 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0 0
- Bill Tosheff Played PG 2-0 2-4 4.5 0 0 6
- Paul Walther Played PG 5-0 1-1 10.6 0 0 11
  Team                
        24-0 20-28 57.5 0 0 68
        0% 71.4%