Hank Lefkowitz

Henry A. Lefkowitz (August 31, 1923 – April 21, 2007) was a professional basketball player. He played for the Cleveland Rebels of the Basketball Association of America (now known as the National Basketball Association).[1]

Hank Lefkowitz
Personal information
Born(1923-08-31)August 31, 1923
DiedApril 21, 2007(2007-04-21) (aged 83)
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolCleveland Heights
(Cleveland Heights, Ohio)
CollegeCase Western Reserve
Playing career1946–1947
Career history
1946–1947Cleveland Rebels
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

High school careerEdit

Hank played high school basketball for Cleveland Heights High School, where he led the 1941 team to a Lake Erie League championship and earned All Lake Erie League honors.[2]

College careerEdit

Hank played college basketball at Western Reserve University (now known as Case Western Reserve University) where he was twice named co-captain and was named to the first All-Mid-American Conference team in 1946.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Hank played in 24 games for the Cleveland Rebels during the 1946–47 BAA season.[4]

BAA career statisticsEdit

  GP Games played
 FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage
 APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Cleveland 24 .193 .538 .2 2.1
Career 24 .193 .538 .2 2.1


Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Cleveland 2 .222 1.000 .0 4.5
Career 2 .222 1.000 .0 4.5


  1. ^ "Hank Lefkowitz". Basketball-Reference.com.
  2. ^ "Henry Lefkowitz". Cleveland Jewish News.
  3. ^ "Lefkowitz, Hank : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum". Jewsinsports.org. 1923-08-31. Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
  4. ^ "Pete Lalich Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". Archived from the original on 2012-09-25.

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