Dick Schulz

Richard A. Schulz (January 3, 1917 – June 26, 1998) was an American professional basketball player.

Dick Schulz
Dick Schulz.jpeg
Personal information
Born(1917-01-03)January 3, 1917
Racine, Wisconsin
DiedJune 28, 1998(1998-06-28) (aged 81)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High schoolWashington Park
(Racine, Wisconsin)
Playing career1942–1950
PositionForward / Guard
Number14, 18, 21, 22, 4
Career history
1942–1946Sheboygan Red Skins
1946Cleveland Rebels
1946–1947Toronto Huskies
1947–1948Baltimore Bullets
19481949Washington Capitols
1949–1950Tri-Cities Blackhawks
1950Sheboygan Red Skins
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Schulz attended Washington Park High School in Racine, Wisconsin.[1] He attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison during the 1936–37 season but did not play on the varsity basketball team.[2]

A 6'2" forward/guard, Schulz played four seasons (1946–1950) in the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Cleveland Rebels, Toronto Huskies, Baltimore Bullets, Washington Capitols, Tri-Cities Blackhawks, and Sheboygan Red Skins. He averaged 5.6 points per game in his BAA/NBA career and won a BAA championship with Baltimore in 1948.

BAA/NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
 †  Won an NBA championship

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Cleveland 16 .244 .645 1.1 6.6
1946–47 Toronto 41 .234 .692 1.0 6.2
1947–48 Baltimore 48 .284 .731 .6 8.0
1948–49 Washington 50 .234 .714 1.1 3.9
1949–50 Washington 13 .267 .679 .8 3.3
1949–50 Tri-Cities 8 .289 .714 1.0 5.1
1949–50 Sheboygan 29 .311 .803 1.7 4.3
Career 205 .259 .719 1.0 5.6

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1948 Baltimore 11 .193 .745 .6 7.5
1949 Washington 11 .230 .571 2.5 4.9
1950 Sheboygan 3 .111 1.000 .7 4.0
Career 25 .203 .708 1.4 5.9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sports". Racine Journal Times. March 26, 1954. p. 11. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  2. ^ "Dick Schulz". Pro Basketball Encyclopedia. Retrieved October 16, 2020.

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