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The 1948–49 BAA season was the Stags' 3rd season in the NBA/BAA.[1]

1948–49 Chicago Stags season
Head coachHarold Olsen (28–21)
Philip Brownstein (10–1)
ArenaChicago Stadium
Results
Record38–22 (.633)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finishWest Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0-2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
RadioWGN
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Contents

DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 5 Ed Mikan F/C   United States DePaul
Hook Dillon F   United States North Carolina
Whitey Kachan G   United States DePaul
Mickey Marty   United States Loras
Ed Mills   United States Wisconsin
Don Reagan   United States Murray State
Joe Shafer   United States Wheaton
Odie Spears G   United States Western Kentucky
Fred Weber   United States Siena

RosterEdit

1948–49 Chicago Stags roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F/C Error in Template:Nts: Fractions are not supported Bloom, Mike 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1915-01-14 Temple
C 18 Browne, Jim 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1930-01-01 Tilden HS (IL)
F/C Eskridge, Jack 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1924-01-21 Kansas
F/C 17 Gilmur, Chuck 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1918-11-22 Washington
F/C 15 Graboski, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1930-01-15 Tuley HS (IL)
G 4 Kachan, Whitey 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1925-09-15 DePaul
G/F 6 Meinhold, Carl 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1926-03-29 Long Island
F/C 7 Miasek, Stan 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1924-08-08
C 18 Mikan, Ed 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1925-10-20 DePaul
F 6 Miller, Bill 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1924-11-24 North Carolina
G/F 19 Phillip, Andy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1922-03-07 Illinois
C 11 Roberts, Bill 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1925-03-13 Wyoming
PG 16 Rollins, Kenny 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 168 lb (76 kg) 1923-09-14 Kentucky
SF 20 Spears, Odie 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1925-06-26 Western Kentucky
G/F 12 Vance, Gene 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1923-02-25 Illinois
SG 10 Zaslofsky, Max 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1925-12-07 St. John's
Head coach

Philip Brownstein


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Roster

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1948–49 BAA records
Team BAL BOS CHI FWP IND MIN NYK PHI PRO ROC STL WAS
Baltimore 4–2 1–4 4–1 5–0 1–4 2–4 4–2 2–4 1–4 2–3 3–3
Boston 2–4 0–5 4–1 3–2 2–3 3–3 3–3 3–3 1–4 3–2 1–5
Chicago 4–1 5–0 4–2 5–1 2–4 3–2 2–3 5–0 2–4 3–3 3–2
Fort Wayne 1–4 1–4 2–4 3–3 2–4 1–4 5–0 4–1 0–6 1–4 2–3
Indianapolis 0–5 2–3 1-5 3–3 0–6 1–4 1–4 4–1 1–5 3–3 2–3
Minneapolis 4–1 3–2 4–2 4–2 6–0 4–1 4–1 5–0 4–2 4–2 2–3
New York 4–2 3–3 2–3 4–1 4–1 1–4 2–4 5–1 1–4 3–2 2–3
Philadelphia 2–4 3–3 3–2 0–5 4–1 1–4 4–2 6–0 0–5 3–2 2–4
Providence 4–2 3–3 0–5 1–4 1–4 0–5 1–5 0–6 2–3 0–5 0–6
Rochester 4–1 4–1 4–2 6–0 5–1 2–4 4–1 5–0 3–2 6–0 2–3
St. Louis 3–2 2–3 3–3 4–1 3–3 2–4 2–3 2–3 5–0 0–6 2–3
Washington 3–3 5–1 2–3 3–2 3–2 3–2 3–2 4–2 6–0 3–2 3–2

Game logEdit

# Date Opponent Score High points Record
1 November 6 Baltimore 82–69 Max Zaslofsky (24) 1–0
2 November 13 Indianapolis 79–72 Max Zaslofsky (20) 2–0
3 November 19 Minneapolis 81–85 Max Zaslofsky (22) 2–1
4 November 21 @ Fort Wayne 70–69 Max Zaslofsky (15) 3–1
5 November 27 @ Rochester 103–105 (2OT) Max Zaslofsky (21) 3–2
6 November 30 Philadelphia 74–68 Andy Phillip (19) 4–2
7 December 1 @ St. Louis 61–72 Max Zaslofsky (15) 4–3
8 December 4 Minneapolis 104–100 (OT) Max Zaslofsky (29) 5–3
9 December 5 @ Fort Wayne 88–79 Kenny Rollins (22) 6–3
10 December 10 Fort Wayne 78–70 Max Zaslofsky (22) 7–3
11 December 13 vs Baltimore 75–70 Andy Phillip (19) 8–3
12 December 14 Rochester 78–85 Max Zaslofsky (20) 8–4
13 December 17 @ Indianapolis 71–67 Max Zaslofsky (21) 9–4
14 December 19 @ Minneapolis 84–94 Max Zaslofsky (35) 9–5
15 December 23 @ Baltimore 89–96 Max Zaslofsky (25) 9–6
16 December 25 @ New York 70–64 Andy Phillip (18) 10–6
17 December 26 Boston 84–73 Max Zaslofsky (22) 11–6
18 December 28 @ Boston 76–74 Max Zaslofsky (22) 12–6
19 December 30 @ Providence 101–89 Max Zaslofsky (24) 13–6
20 January 1 @ Washington 90–92 Andy Phillip (23) 13–7
21 January 2 New York 81–79 Max Zaslofsky (21) 14–7
22 January 4 @ Providence 115–104 Max Zaslofsky (21) 15–7
23 January 6 @ Providence 89–78 Odie Spears (18) 16–7
24 January 8 @ Rochester 91–88 Ed Mikan (21) 17–7
25 January 9 Rochester 75–90 Max Zaslofsky (22) 17–8
26 January 12 @ St. Louis 75–66 Odie Spears (26) 18–8
27 January 14 @ Indianapolis 88–61 Max Zaslofsky (27) 19–8
28 January 15 vs Boston 94–86 Kenny Rollins (21) 20–8
29 January 16 Washington 92–70 Max Zaslofsky (25) 21–8
30 January 19 Fort Wayne 96–104 (2OT) Max Zaslofsky (24) 21–9
31 January 20 @ Philadelphia 72–92 Max Zaslofsky (24) 21–10
32 January 21 @ Boston 86–76 Max Zaslofsky (24) 22–10
33 January 25 Philadelphia 77–86 Max Zaslofsky (21) 22–11
34 January 26 @ Minneapolis 49–84 Stan Miasek (11) 22–12
35 January 28 St. Louis 83–65 Max Zaslofsky (26) 23–12
36 January 29 vs Indianapolis 87–81 (OT) Ed Mikan (23) 24–12
37 February 2 Baltimore 77–67 Max Zaslofsky (23) 25–12
38 February 5 @ Providence 91–75 Max Zaslofsky (24) 26–12
39 February 6 @ New York 87–75 Max Zaslofsky (26) 27–12
40 February 8 St. Louis 73–75 Max Zaslofsky (24) 27–13
41 February 11 Minneapolis 105–97 Stan Miasek (28) 28–13
42 February 12 @ Rochester 73–87 Max Zaslofsky (19) 28–14
43 February 15 Fort Wayne 83–69 Max Zaslofsky (17) 29–14
44 February 16 @ Minneapolis 71–90 Mikan, Phillip (14) 29–15
45 February 19 @ St. Louis 59–63 Andy Phillip (14) 29–16
46 February 20 Indianapolis 95–72 Andy Phillip (22) 30–16
47 February 23 @ Philadelphia 102–85 Gene Vance (22) 31–16
48 February 24 @ Baltimore 87–68 Max Zaslofsky (14) 32–16
49 February 26 @ Washington 103–90 Max Zaslofsky (35) 33–16
50 February 28 Washington 57–67 Max Zaslofsky (20) 33–17
51 March 1 @ Indianapolis 69–79 Ed Mikan (20) 33–18
52 March 2 @ New York 79–81 Max Zaslofsky (32) 33–19
53 March 3 @ Philadelphia 75–90 Max Zaslofsky (24) 33–20
54 March 5 @ Washington 106–95 Max Zaslofsky (23) 34–20
55 March 8 Providence 110–82 Max Zaslofsky (25) 35–20
56 March 12 New York 80–85 Max Zaslofsky (19) 35–21
57 March 13 @ Fort Wayne 78–81 Stan Miasek (12) 35–22
58 March 16 vs Boston 107–82 Max Zaslofsky (29) 36–22
59 March 17 St. Louis 85–79 Max Zaslofsky (33) 37–22
60 March 20 Rochester 98–61 Odie Spears (24) 38–22

PlayoffsEdit

West Division SemifinalsEdit

(2) Minneapolis Lakers vs. (3) Chicago Stags: Lakers win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 84, Chicago 77
  • Game 2 @ Chicago: Minneapolis 101, Chicago 85

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Lakers and Stags.

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit