Rochester Royals Playoff Rosters

1951-1952 Rochester Royals Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Jack Coleman PF 6-7 195 May 23, 1924 27 Louisville 2 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 1, Providence Steamrollers
Bob Davies PG 6-1 175 Jan 15, 1920 32 Seton Hall 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Alex Hannum FC 6-7 210 Jul 19, 1923 28 USC 2 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 2, Indianapolis Jets
Red Holzman PG 5-10 175 Aug 10, 1920 31 City College of New York 3 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Arnie Johnson SF 6-5 236 May 16, 1920 31 Bemidji State 3 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Paul Noel GF 6-4 185 Aug 17, 1924 27 Kentucky 4 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Ray Ragelis GF 6-4 205 Dec 10, 1928 23 Northwestern 0 1951 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 8, Rochester Royals
Sam Ranzino PG 6-1 185 Jun 21, 1927 24 NC State 0 1951 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 8, Rochester Royals
Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 Oct 9, 1924 27 Ohio State 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Odie Spears GF 6-5 205 Jun 26, 1925 26 Western Kentucky 2 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 5, Chicago Stags
Bobby Wanzer PG 6-0 170 Jun 4, 1921 30 Seton Hall 3 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 10, Rochester Royals

1951-1952 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Syracuse Nationals #4 San Francisco Warriors SYR in 3
Second Round #2 Boston Celtics #3 New York Knicks NYK in 3
Second Round W1 Rochester Royals W4 Fort Wayne Pistons ROR in 2
Second Round W2 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Indianapolis Olympians MIN in 2
Conference Finals #1 Syracuse Nationals #3 New York Knicks NYK in 4
Conference Finals W1 Rochester Royals W2 Minneapolis Lakers MIN in 4
NBA Finals W2 Minneapolis Lakers #3 New York Knicks MIN in 7

1951-1952 Rochester Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Davies 6 38.8 19.8 2.2 4.7
Bobby Wanzer 6 41.5 18.8 6.3 3.2
Arnie Risen 6 38.2 15.7 12.5 1.5
Jack Coleman 6 41.2 9.8 12.2 5.8
Alex Hannum 6 24.3 6.7 4.3 1.3
Arnie Johnson 6 27.7 6.5 5.2 4.0
Odie Spears 6 20.5 4.8 3.5 1.5
Red Holzman 6 10.8 1.2 1.0 0.3
Ray Ragelis 3 2.3 0.0 0.3 0.3

1951-1952 Rochester Royals Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Rochester Leaders Fort Wayne Leaders
Mar 18, 1952
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 95-78 Edgerton Park Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 26. Bobby Wanzer
PTS: 17. Larry Foust
Mar 20, 1952
@
Fort Wayne
W, 86-92 North Side High School Gym
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 29. Bob Davies
PTS: 17. Jack Kerris

1951-1952 Rochester Royals Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Rochester Leaders Minneapolis Leaders
Mar 29, 1952
v.
Minneapolis
W, 88-78 Edgerton Park Arena
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 26. Bob Davies
PTS: 47. George Mikan
Mar 30, 1952
v.
Minneapolis
L, 78-83 Edgerton Park Arena
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 24. Arnie Risen
PTS: 19. V. Mikkelsen
Apr 5, 1952
@
Minneapolis
L, 77-67 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 16. A. Johnson
PTS: 22. Jim Pollard
Apr 6, 1952
@
Minneapolis
L, 82-80 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 21. Bob Davies
PTS: 18. Pep Saul