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Rochester Royals

1952-53 Rochester Royals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-26
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 1-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Fort Wayne Pistons 2-1

Coach: Les Harrison (44-26)

1952-53 Statistics
1952-53 Game-by-Game Results

The Rochester Royals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 44 wins and 26 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-2. Les Harrison coached the team. The 1952-53 Rochester Royals lost in the division semi-finals.

PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Cal ChristensenF-CJune 6, 19276'5"210Toledo
Jack ColemanF-CMay 23, 19246'7"195Louisville
Bob DaviesG-FJanuary 15, 19206'1"175Seton Hall
Alex HannumF-CJuly 19, 19236'6"210USC
Red HolzmanGAugust 10, 19205'10"175CCNY
Arnie JohnsonF-CMay 17, 19206'5"236Bemidji State
Jack McMahonGDecember 3, 19286'1"185St. John's (NY)
Arnie RisenC-FOctober 9, 19246'9"200Ohio State
Odie SpearsGJune 26, 19256'4"205Western Kentucky
Bobby WanzerGJune 4, 19216'0"170Seton Hall