Rochester Royals Regular Season Rosters

1951-1952 Rochester Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jack Coleman PF 6-7 195 2 Louisville 1948 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Bob Davies G 6-1 175 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Alex Hannum FC 6-7 210 2 USC 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Red Holzman G 5-10 175 3 City College of New York 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Arnie Johnson F 6-5 236 3 Bemidji State 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe McNamee F 6-6 210 1 San Francisco 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Paul Noel GF 6-4 185 4 Kentucky 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ray Ragelis GF 6-4 205 0 Northwestern 1951 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Sam Ranzino G 6-1 185 0 NC State 1951 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Odie Spears GF 6-5 205 2 Western Kentucky 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
Bobby Wanzer G 6-0 170 3 Seton Hall 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States

1951-1952 Rochester Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Wanzer B. Davies A. Johnson J. Coleman A. Risen
Rotation   R. Holzman O. Spears    
Lim PT   S. Ranzino R. Ragelis A. Hannum  
Lim PT     P. Noel    

1951-1952 Western Division Standings

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

1951-1952 Rochester Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bob Davies All-NBA First Team (1952)
Bobby Wanzer All-NBA Second Team (1952)
Bobby Wanzer Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1952)
Bob Davies Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1952)
Arnie Risen Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1952)

1951-1952 Rochester Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Davies 65 36.8 16.2 2.9 6.0
Bobby Wanzer 66 37.8 15.7 5.0 4.0
Arnie Risen 66 36.3 15.6 12.7 2.3
Jack Coleman 66 39.5 11.2 10.5 3.2
Arnie Johnson 66 32.7 10.0 6.1 2.8
Odie Spears 66 25.3 8.6 4.6 2.5
Red Holzman 65 16.4 4.1 1.6 1.8
Joe McNamee 58 12.0 2.9 2.4 0.7
Sam Ranzino 39 6.0 2.2 1.0 0.6
Ray Ragelis 51 6.6 1.3 1.5 0.6
Paul Noel 8 4.0 0.8 0.5 0.4

1951-1952 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.

Ray Ragelis was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1951 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Ray Ragelis signed a contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1951.

Sam Ranzino was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1951 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Sam Ranzino signed a contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1951.

Arnie Risen with the on September 1, 1948.

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

Bob Davies was acquired in a trade by the from the New York Knicks on August 10, 1950.

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

Paul Noel was acquired in a trade by the Rochester Royals from the New York Knicks on August 10, 1950.

Acquired via Free Agency

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.

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