Indianapolis Olympians Regular Season Rosters

1951-1952 Indianapolis Olympians Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Cliff Barker G 6-2 185 2 Kentucky 1949 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
Leo Barnhorst SF 6-4 190 2 Notre Dame 1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dillard Crocker GF 6-4 205 2 Western Michigan 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 2 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Holland GF 6-4 185 2 Kentucky 1948 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Wah Wah Jones GF 6-4 225 2 Kentucky 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Bob Lavoy F 6-7 185 1 Western Kentucky 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Don Lofgran F 6-5 200 1 San Francisco 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Ralph O'Brien G 5-9 160 0 Butler 1950 Rnd 6 Pick 9 United States
Bill Tosheff G 6-1 170 0 Indiana 1951 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
Paul Walther G 6-2 160 2 Tennessee 1949 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States

1951-1952 Indianapolis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Tosheff P. Walther L. Barnhorst B. Lavoy J. Graboski
Rotation   R. O'Brien D. Lofgran    
Lim PT   C. Barker W. Jones    
Lim PT     J. Holland    

1951-1952 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Rochester Royals41-25-
2Minneapolis Lakers40-261
3Indianapolis Olympians34-327
4Fort Wayne Pistons29-3712
5Milwaukee Hawks17-4924

1951-1952 Indianapolis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Leo Barnhorst Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1952)
Paul Walther Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1952)

1951-1952 Indianapolis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Joe Graboski 66 37.0 13.7 9.9 2.0
Leo Barnhorst 66 35.5 12.4 6.5 3.9
Paul Walther 55 34.6 12.2 4.5 2.5
Bob Lavoy 63 29.0 10.3 7.6 1.7
Bill Tosheff 65 31.6 9.4 3.3 3.4
Ralph O'Brien 64 24.6 9.0 1.9 1.9
Don Lofgran 63 19.9 7.2 4.1 0.8
Wah Wah Jones 58 22.8 7.4 4.9 2.6
Joe Holland 55 13.4 4.1 3.0 0.9
Cliff Barker 44 11.2 2.9 1.8 1.6
Dillard Crocker 6 3.8 1.5 0.5 0.0

1951-1952 Indianapolis Olympians Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Bob Lavoy was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Indianapolis Olympians. Bob Lavoy signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1950.

Ralph O'Brien was selected as the #9 pick in the 6 Round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Indianapolis Olympians. Ralph O'Brien signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1951.

Bill Tosheff was selected as the #3 pick in the 4 Round of the 1951 NBA Draft by the Indianapolis Olympians. Bill Tosheff signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1951.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Cliff Barker, the #8 pick in the 5 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indianapolis Olympians from the Washington Capitols on June 1, 1949. Cliff Barker signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1949.

Draft Rights to Joe Holland, the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1948 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indianapolis Olympians from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on June 1, 1949. Joe Holland signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1949.

Draft Rights to Wah Wah Jones, the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1949 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indianapolis Olympians from the Washington Capitols on June 1, 1949. Wah Wah Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1949.

Acquired via Trade

Don Lofgran was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Olympians from the Syracuse Nationals on February 12, 1951.

Paul Walther was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Olympians from the Minneapolis Lakers on December 21, 1949.

Acquired via Free Agency

Leo Barnhorst signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indianapolis Olympians on October 22, 1950.

Joe Graboski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indianapolis Olympians on September 1, 1951.