New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1949-1950 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Ed Bartels GF 6-5 195 0 NC State 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Vince Boryla SF 6-5 210 0 Denver 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Carl Braun SG 6-5 180 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Harry Donovan G 6-2 180 0 Muhlenberg College 1949 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Harry Gallatin FC 6-6 210 1 Truman State 1947 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
Gene James G 6-4 180 1 Marshall 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Lee Knorek F 6-7 216 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ray Lumpp G 6-1 178 1 NYU 1948 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Dick McGuire G 6-0 180 0 St. John's 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Paul Noel GF 6-4 185 2 Kentucky 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tex Ritter G 6-2 185 1 Eastern Kentucky 1948 Rnd 7 Pick 4 United States
Connie Simmons F 6-8 222 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Butch Van Breda Kolff G 6-3 185 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ernie Vandeweghe G 6-3 195 0 Colgate 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 8 Canada

1949-1950 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. McGuire T. Ritter C. Braun V. Boryla H. Gallatin
Rotation   R. Lumpp C. Simmons    
Rotation   E. Vandeweghe P. Noel    
Rotation   H. Donovan      
Rotation   G. James      
Lim PT   B. Van Breda Kolff      

1949-1950 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Syracuse Nationals51-13-
2New York Knicks40-2813
3Washington Capitols32-3621
4San Francisco Warriors26-4227
5Baltimore Bullets (BAA)25-4328
6Boston Celtics22-4631

1949-1950 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS AST
Carl Braun 67 15.4 3.7
Harry Gallatin 68 11.8 0.8
Connie Simmons 60 11.3 1.7
Vince Boryla 59 10.4 1.6
Dick McGuire 68 8.6 5.7
Ernie Vandeweghe 42 10.0 1.9
Tex Ritter 62 5.2 0.8
Ray Lumpp 58 4.6 1.6
Harry Donovan 45 5.6 0.8
Paul Noel 65 3.8 1.0
Butch Van Breda Kolff 56 3.7 1.4
Gene James 29 1.8 0.7
Ed Bartels 2 2.0 0.0

1949-1950 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Harry Donovan was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Harry Donovan signed a contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1949.

Harry Gallatin was selected as the #10 pick in the 4 Round of the 1947 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA). Harry Gallatin signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1948.

Dick McGuire was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Dick McGuire signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1949.

Tex Ritter was selected as the #4 pick in the 7 Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Tex Ritter signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1948.

Ernie Vandeweghe was selected as the #8 pick in the 3 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Ernie Vandeweghe signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1949.

Acquired via Trade

Ray Lumpp was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Indianapolis Jets on January 26, 1949.

Connie Simmons was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1949.

Butch Van Breda Kolff with the on September 1, 1949.

Acquired via Free Agency

Vince Boryla signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1949.

Carl Braun with the on September 1, 1949.

Gene James signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1948.

Paul Noel signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1947.

1949-1950 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ned Irish President, General Manager 1946-1947 N/A