Irwin P. "Irv" Rothenberg (December 31, 1921 – July 18, 2009) was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Cleveland Rebels, Washington Capitols, Baltimore Bullets, St. Louis Bombers, and New York Knicks of the Basketball Association of America (now known as the National Basketball Association). Rothenberg also played in the American Basketball League for the Philadelphia Sphas, New York Gothams, and Paterson Crescents.
|Born||December 31, 1921|
Bronx, New York
|Died||July 18, 2009(aged 87)|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|BAA draft||1947 / Round: -- / Pick: --|
|Selected by the Washington Capitols|
|Number||6, 18, 35, 3|
|1945–1946||New York Gothams|
|1948||St. Louis Bombers|
|1948–1949||New York Knicks|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
American Basketball League careerEdit
For the 1944-45 season, Irv played for the Philadelphia Sphas where they won the league title.
For the 1945-46 season, Irv played for the New York Gothams.
For the 1949–50 and 1950-51 seasons, Irv played for the Paterson Crescents.
Basketball Association of America careerEdit
BAA career statisticsEdit
|GP||Games played||FG%||Field-goal percentage|
|FT%||Free-throw percentage||APG||Assists per game|
|PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "Known Deceased Basketball Individuals".
- "Pete Lalich". Basketball-Reference.com.
- "Rothenberg, Irv : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum". Jewsinsports.org. 1944-03-10. Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2015-12-17.
- "Irv Rothenberg Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". Archived from the original on 2012-06-07.
- "NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Games". Basketball-Reference.com.
- Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
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