Washington Capitols Playoff Rosters

1948-1949 Washington Capitols Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Bob Feerick GF 6-3 190 Jan 2, 1920 29 Santa Clara 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Kleggie Hermsen FC 6-9 225 Mar 12, 1923 26   2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Sonny Hertzberg PG 5-10 180 Jul 29, 1922 26   2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Leo Katkaveck PG 6-0 185 Apr 17, 1923 25 NC State 0 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 5, Pick 12, Washington Capitols
Bones McKinney FC 6-6 185 Jan 1, 1919 30 North Carolina 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Jack Nichols SF 6-7 222 Apr 9, 1926 22 Washington 0 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 12, Washington Capitols
Johnny Norlander GF 6-3 175 Mar 5, 1921 28 Hamline 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Dick O'Keefe PG 6-2 185 Sep 29, 1923 25 Santa Clara 1 1947 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 9, Washington Capitols
Dick Schulz PG 6-2 192 Jan 3, 1917 32 Wisconsin 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Fred Scolari PG 5-10 180 Mar 1, 1922 27 San Francisco 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Matt Zunic GF 6-3 195 Dec 19, 1919 29 George Washington 0 1947 NBA Draft, Rnd 5, Pick 8, Washington Capitols

1948-1949 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Washington Capitols #4 San Francisco Warriors WAS in 2
Second Round #2 New York Knicks #3 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) NYK in 3
Second Round W1 Rochester Royals W4 St. Louis Bombers ROR in 2
Second Round W2 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Chicago Stags MIN in 2
Conference Finals #1 Washington Capitols #2 New York Knicks WAS in 3
Conference Finals W1 Rochester Royals W2 Minneapolis Lakers MIN in 2
NBA Finals W2 Minneapolis Lakers #1 Washington Capitols MIN in 6

1948-1949 Washington Playoff Stats

Player GP PTS AST
Jack Nichols 11 14.4 2.5
Kleggie Hermsen 11 12.3 1.1
Bones McKinney 10 12.8 0.9
Sonny Hertzberg 11 10.7 2.5
Fred Scolari 9 9.1 1.8
Johnny Norlander 11 6.4 0.6
Dick O'Keefe 11 5.2 1.0
Dick Schulz 11 4.9 2.5
Matt Zunic 9 2.9 0.7
Leo Katkaveck 9 2.2 1.1
Bob Feerick 1 2.0 1.0

1948-1949 Washington Capitols Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Washington Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
Mar 23, 1949
@
Philadelphia
W, 70-92 Philadelphia Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 20. K. Hermsen
PTS: 13. J. Bornheimer
Mar 24, 1949
v.
Philadelphia
W, 80-78 Washington Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 21. B. McKinney
PTS: 22. C. Crossin

1948-1949 Washington Capitols Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Washington Leaders New York Leaders
Mar 29, 1949
v.
New York
W, 77-71 Washington Coliseum
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 16. J. Norlander
PTS: 17. H. Gallatin
Mar 31, 1949
@
New York
L, 86-84 Madison Square Garden
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 25. Jack Nichols
PTS: 30. Carl Braun
Apr 2, 1949
v.
New York
W, 84-76 Washington Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. S. Hertzberg
PTS: 15. H. Gallatin

1948-1949 Washington Capitols NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Washington Leaders Minneapolis Leaders
Apr 4, 1949
@
Minneapolis
L, 88-84 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
0-1 N/A N/A
Apr 6, 1949
@
Minneapolis
L, 76-62 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
0-2 N/A N/A
Apr 8, 1949
v.
Minneapolis
L, 74-94 Washington Coliseum
NBA Finals
0-3 N/A N/A
Apr 9, 1949
v.
Minneapolis
W, 83-71 Washington Coliseum
NBA Finals
1-3 N/A N/A
Apr 11, 1949
v.
Minneapolis
W, 74-65 Washington Coliseum
NBA Finals
2-3 N/A N/A
Apr 13, 1949
@
Minneapolis
L, 77-56 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
2-4 N/A N/A