Rochester Royals Regular Season Rosters

1953-1954 Rochester Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Cal Christensen F 6-5 210 3 Toledo 1950 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
Jack Coleman PF 6-7 195 4 Louisville 1948 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Bob Davies G 6-1 175 5 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Alex Hannum FC 6-7 210 4 USC 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Al Masino G 5-10 174 1 Canisius 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jack McMahon G 6-1 185 1 St. John's 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Frank Reddout F 6-5 195 0 Syracuse 1953 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 5 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Odie Spears GF 6-5 205 4 Western Kentucky 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
Norm Swanson F 6-6 210 0 Detroit-Mercy 1953 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Bobby Wanzer G 6-0 170 5 Seton Hall 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States

1953-1954 Rochester Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Wanzer B. Davies J. McMahon J. Coleman A. Risen
Rotation     C. Christensen A. Hannum  
Rotation     O. Spears    
Rotation     N. Swanson    
Lim PT     F. Reddout    

1953-1954 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Minneapolis Lakers46-26-
2Rochester Royals44-282
3Fort Wayne Pistons40-326
4Milwaukee Hawks21-5125

1953-1954 Rochester Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bobby Wanzer All-NBA Second Team (1954)
Bob Davies Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1954)
Bobby Wanzer Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1954)
Arnie Risen Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1954)

1953-1954 Rochester Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bobby Wanzer 72 35.2 13.3 5.4 3.5
Arnie Risen 72 33.1 13.2 10.1 1.7
Bob Davies 72 29.7 12.3 2.7 4.5
Jack McMahon 71 26.6 10.0 3.0 3.4
Jack Coleman 71 33.5 9.7 8.3 2.2
Odie Spears 72 22.7 7.7 4.3 1.5
Alex Hannum 72 23.7 6.3 4.9 1.5
Cal Christensen 70 23.6 5.9 5.6 1.5
Norm Swanson 63 9.7 1.6 1.7 0.5
Al Masino 11 4.5 2.1 0.6 0.6
Frank Reddout 7 2.6 1.9 1.3 0.0

1953-1954 Rochester Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jack Coleman was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Jack Coleman signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1949.

Jack McMahon was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Jack McMahon signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1952.

Frank Reddout was selected as the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Frank Reddout signed a contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1953.

Arnie Risen with the on September 1, 1948.

Norm Swanson was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Norm Swanson signed a contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1953.

Bobby Wanzer was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Bobby Wanzer signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Acquired via Trade

Cal Christensen was acquired in a trade by the Rochester Royals from the Milwaukee Hawks on August 8, 1952.

Bob Davies was acquired in a trade by the from the Milwaukee Hawks on November 23, 1953.

Alex Hannum was acquired in a trade by the Rochester Royals from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on January 18, 1952.

Acquired via Free Agency

Odie Spears signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 23, 1951.