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Washington Capitols

1946-47 Washington Capitols Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-11
Finished 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 2-4
Lost semi-finals

Semifinals - Lost to Chicago Stags 4-2

Coach: Red Auerbach (49-11)

1946-47 Statistics
1946-47 Game-by-Game Results

The Washington Capitols of the National Basketball Association ended the 1946-47 season with a record of 49 wins and 11 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-4. Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1946-47 Washington Capitols lost in the semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Bob FeerickF-GJanuary 2, 19206'3"190Santa Clara
Bob GanttF-CJune 22, 19226'4"205Duke
Gene GilletteF6'2"205St. Mary's (CA)
Ben GoldfadenFSeptember 6, 19136'1"185George Washington
Ken KellerGJuly 30, 19256'1"180St. John's (NY)
Al LujackFOctober 5, 19206'3"220Georgetown
John MahnkenCJune 16, 19226'8"220Georgetown
Horace McKinneyF-CJanuary 1, 19196'6"185North Carolina
Al NegrattiF-CJune 12, 19216'3"200Seton Hall
Johnny NorlanderFMarch 5, 19216'3"180Hamline
Buddy O'GradyGJanuary 19, 19205'11"160Georgetown
Marty PassagliaGApril 22, 19196'0"170Santa Clara
Fred ScolariGMarch 1, 19225'10"175San Francisco
Irv TorgoffFMarch 6, 19176'1"192LIU