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Providence Steamrollers

1948-49 Providence Steamrollers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 12-48
Finished 6th in the NBA's Eastern Division

Coach: Ken Loeffler (12-48)

1948-49 Statistics
1948-49 Game-by-Game Results

The Providence Steamrollers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 12 wins and 48 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Eastern Division. Ken Loeffler coached the team.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Bob BrownFNovember 12, 19236'4"205Miami (OH)
Ernie CalverleyGJanuary 30, 19245'10"145Rhode Island
Johnny EzerskyF-G6'3"175none
Chick HalbertCFebruary 27, 19196'9"225West Texas State
Bob HubbardC-FDecember 27, 19226'6"215Springfield
Carl MeinholdG-FMarch 29, 19266'2"185LIU
George NostrandC-FJanuary 25, 19246'8"195Wyoming
Buddy O'GradyGJanuary 19, 19205'11"160Georgetown
Fred PaineFDecember 7, 19256'5"210Westminister (PA)
Les PughC-FSeptember 18, 19236'7"190Ohio State
Mel RiebeG-FJuly 12, 19165'11"180none
Lee RobbinsFFebruary 11, 19226'3"175Colorado
Giff RouxF-CJune 28, 19236'5"195Kansas
Kenny SailorsGJanuary 14, 19225'10"175Wyoming
Ben ScharnusFDecember 11, 19176'2"173Seton Hall
Otto SchnellbacherF-GApril 15, 19236'2"183Kansas
Earl ShannonG-FNovember 23, 19215'11"170Rhode Island
Howie ShannonG-FJune 10, 19236'1"175Kansas State
Andy TonkovichGNovember 1, 19226'1"185Marshall
Brady WalkerF-CMarch 15, 19216'6"205Brigham Young