Rochester Royals Regular Season Rosters

1948-1949 Rochester Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Bill Calhoun GF 6-3 180 0 City College of San Francisco 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Fran Curran G 6-0 175 0 Notre Dame 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bob Davies G 6-1 175 0 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Andy Duncan GF 6-6 195 1 William & Mary 1947 Rnd 6 Pick 4 United States
Bob Fitzgerald GF 6-5 190 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Red Holzman G 5-10 175 0 City College of New York 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Arnie Johnson F 6-5 236 0 Bemidji State 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Andrew Levane G 6-2 190 0 St. John's 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Lionel Malamed G 5-9 150 0 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Mike Novak C 6-9 219 0 Loyola (IL) 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 0 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bobby Wanzer G 6-0 170 0 Seton Hall 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States

1948-1949 Rochester Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Holzman B. Wanzer B. Davies B. Calhoun A. Risen
Rotation   F. Curran A. Johnson   M. Novak
Rotation     A. Duncan    
Rotation     B. Fitzgerald    
Lim PT   A. Levane      

1948-1949 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Rochester Royals45-15-
2Minneapolis Lakers44-161
3Chicago Stags38-227
4St. Louis Bombers29-3116
5Fort Wayne Pistons22-3823
6Indianapolis Jets18-4227

1948-1949 Rochester Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bob Davies All-NBA First Team (1949)
Arnie Risen All-NBA Second Team (1949)

1948-1949 Rochester Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS AST
Arnie Risen 60 16.6 1.7
Bob Davies 60 15.1 5.3
Bobby Wanzer 60 10.2 3.1
Red Holzman 60 9.1 2.5
Arnie Johnson 60 8.5 1.3
Andy Duncan 55 7.4 0.9
Bill Calhoun 56 6.6 2.2
Mike Novak 60 5.3 1.9
Fran Curran 57 3.6 1.4
Andrew Levane 36 3.4 1.1
Lionel Malamed 9 3.3 0.7
Bob Fitzgerald 18 1.1 0.7

1948-1949 Rochester Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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 Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Andy Duncan, the #4 pick in the 6 Round of the 1947 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Rochester Royals from the New York Knicks on August 1, 1948. Andy Duncan signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Acquired via Free Agency

Bill Calhoun signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Fran Curran signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Bob Davies as a free agent with the on September 1, 1948.

Bob Fitzgerald signed a contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on January 15, 1949.

Red Holzman signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Arnie Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Andrew Levane signed a contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Mike Novak signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1948.

Arnie Risen as a free agent with the on September 1, 1948.