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1951 NBA Champion Rochester Royals


No.	Player	Pos	Ht	Wt	Birth Date	Exp	College
19	Bill Calhoun	SG	6-3	180	November 4, 1927	2	City College of San Francisco
10	Jack Coleman	PF	6-7	195	May 23, 1924		1	University of Louisville
11	Bob Davies	PG	6-1	175	January 15, 1920	2	Seton Hall University
16	Red Holzman	PG	5-10	175	August 10, 1920		2	City College of New York
12	Arnie Johnson	SF	6-5	236	May 16, 1920		2	Bemidji State University
20	Joe McNamee	SF	6-6	210	September 24, 1926	R	University of San Francisco
18	Ed Mikan	C	6-8	230	October 20, 1925	2	DePaul University
07-15	Paul Noel	F	6-4	185	August 17, 1924		3	University of Kentucky
14	Arnie Risen	C	6-9	200	October 9, 1924		2	Ohio State University
03	Pep Saul	SG	6-2	185	February 16, 1924	1	Seton Hall University
09	Bobby Wanzer	G	6-0	170	June 4, 1921		2	Seton Hall University




Rochester Royals 1950-1951 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
1 Oct 31, 1950 Royals vs. Washington Capitols W 78 - 70 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 4, 1950 Royals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 95 - 71 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 11, 1950 Royals vs. Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 86 - 77 won 3 3 - 0
4 Nov 12, 1950 Royals @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 79 - 82 OT lost 1 3 - 1
5 Nov 15, 1950 Royals @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 85 - 89 lost 2 3 - 2
6 Nov 18, 1950 Royals vs. Minneapolis Lakers L 77 - 86 2OT lost 3 3 - 3
7 Nov 19, 1950 Royals @ Minneapolis Lakers L 77 - 90 lost 4 3 - 4
8 Nov 21, 1950 Royals @ Indianapolis Olympians L 79 - 91 lost 5 3 - 5
9 Nov 23, 1950 Royals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 71 - 89 lost 6 3 - 6
10 Nov 25, 1950 Royals vs. Boston Celtics W 90 - 82 won 1 4 - 6
11 Nov 28, 1950 Royals vs. Washington Capitols W 87 - 71 won 2 5 - 6
12 Nov 29, 1950 Royals @ Washington Capitols W 72 - 71 won 3 6 - 6
13 Nov 30, 1950 Royals @ New York Knicks L 74 - 79 lost 1 6 - 7
14 Dec 2, 1950 Royals vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 94 - 72 won 1 7 - 7
15 Dec 3, 1950 Royals @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 79 - 80 lost 1 7 - 8
16 Dec 6, 1950 Royals @ Baltimore Bullets W 74 - 70 won 1 8 - 8
17 Dec 7, 1950 Royals @ Syracuse Nationals W 76 - 69 won 2 9 - 8
18 Dec 10, 1950 Royals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 99 - 84 won 3 10 - 8
19 Dec 12, 1950 Royals vs. Baltimore Bullets W 102 - 87 won 4 11 - 8
20 Dec 13, 1950 Royals @ Minneapolis Lakers W 82 - 72 won 5 12 - 8
21 Dec 16, 1950 Royals vs. Syracuse Nationals L 75 - 79 OT lost 1 12 - 9
22 Dec 17, 1950 Royals @ Boston Celtics L 75 - 88 lost 2 12 - 10
23 Dec 20, 1950 Royals @ Washington Capitols W 94 - 76 won 1 13 - 10
24 Dec 23, 1950 Royals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 77 - 65 won 2 14 - 10
25 Dec 25, 1950 Royals vs. Boston Celtics W 90 - 77 won 3 15 - 10
26 Dec 27, 1950 Royals @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 74 - 68 won 4 16 - 10
27 Dec 28, 1950 Royals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 75 - 67 won 5 17 - 10
28 Dec 30, 1950 Royals vs. Washington Capitols W 91 - 77 won 6 18 - 10
29 Jan 1, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks W 91 - 88 OT won 7 19 - 10
30 Jan 6, 1951 Royals vs. Indianapolis Olympians L 73 - 75 6OT lost 1 19 - 11
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
31 Jan 7, 1951 Royals @ Minneapolis Lakers L 57 - 69 lost 2 19 - 12
32 Jan 9, 1951 Royals @ Indianapolis Olympians W 77 - 59 won 1 20 - 12
33 Jan 10, 1951 Royals @ Baltimore Bullets W 80 - 78 OT won 2 21 - 12
34 Jan 11, 1951 Royals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 79 - 82 lost 1 21 - 13
35 Jan 13, 1951 Royals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 99 - 78 won 1 22 - 13
36 Jan 14, 1951 Royals @ Syracuse Nationals L 63 - 92 lost 1 22 - 14
37 Jan 16, 1951 Royals vs. Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 97 - 89 won 1 23 - 14
38 Jan 18, 1951 Royals @ Syracuse Nationals W 96 - 87 won 2 24 - 14
39 Jan 20, 1951 Royals vs. Philadelphia Warriors L 87 - 101 lost 1 24 - 15
40 Jan 21, 1951 Royals @ New York Knicks L 83 - 88 OT lost 2 24 - 16
41 Jan 23, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks W 102 - 92 4OT won 1 25 - 16
42 Jan 27, 1951 Royals vs. Syracuse Nationals W 85 - 83 won 2 26 - 16
43 Jan 28, 1951 Royals @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 88 - 93 lost 1 26 - 17
44 Jan 30, 1951 Royals vs. Baltimore Bullets W 95 - 90 won 1 27 - 17
45 Jan 31, 1951 Royals @ Indianapolis Olympians L 63 - 68 lost 1 27 - 18
46 Feb 3, 1951 Royals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 65 - 61 won 1 28 - 18
47 Feb 4, 1951 Royals @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 81 - 84 lost 1 28 - 19
48 Feb 6, 1951 Royals @ Indianapolis Olympians L 76 - 78 lost 2 28 - 20
49 Feb 8, 1951 Royals @ Minneapolis Lakers L 58 - 69 lost 3 28 - 21
50 Feb 10, 1951 Royals vs. Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 98 - 90 won 1 29 - 21
51 Feb 11, 1951 Royals @ Boston Celtics L 77 - 93 lost 1 29 - 22
52 Feb 14, 1951 Royals @ New York Knicks L 65 - 81 lost 2 29 - 23
53 Feb 17, 1951 Royals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 87 - 82 won 1 30 - 23
54 Feb 18, 1951 Royals @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 83 - 89 lost 1 30 - 24
55 Feb 20, 1951 Royals vs. Baltimore Bullets W 105 - 89 won 1 31 - 24
56 Feb 22, 1951 Royals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 90 - 98 lost 1 31 - 25
57 Feb 24, 1951 Royals vs. Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 99 - 89 won 1 32 - 25
58 Feb 25, 1951 Royals @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 82 - 78 won 2 33 - 25
59 Feb 27, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks W 100 - 90 won 3 34 - 25
60 Mar 3, 1951 Royals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 - 79 won 4 35 - 25
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
61 Mar 6, 1951 Royals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 90 - 79 won 5 36 - 25
62 Mar 7, 1951 Royals vs. Syracuse Nationals W 107 - 86 won 6 37 - 25
63 Mar 9, 1951 Royals @ Indianapolis Olympians W 91 - 84 won 7 38 - 25
64 Mar 11, 1951 Royals vs. Indianapolis Olympians L 88 - 95 lost 1 38 - 26
65 Mar 13, 1951 Royals @ Boston Celtics W 111 - 107 2OT won 1 39 - 26
66 Mar 15, 1951 Royals @ Baltimore Bullets L 87 - 93 lost 1 39 - 27
67 Mar 17, 1951 Royals vs. Boston Celtics W 114 - 89 won 1 40 - 27
68 Mar 18, 1951 Royals vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 91 - 79 won 2 41 - 27

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Semifinals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 20, 1951 Royals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 110 - 81 Royals lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 22, 1951 Royals @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 78 - 83 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Mar 24, 1951 Royals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 97 - 78 Royals win
2-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 29, 1951 Royals @ Minneapolis Lakers L 73 - 76 Lakers lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Mar 31, 1951 Royals @ Minneapolis Lakers W 70 - 66 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 1, 1951 Royals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 83 - 70 Royals lead
2-1
won 2
4 Apr 3, 1951 Royals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 80 - 75 Royals win
3-1
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Apr 7, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks W 92 - 65 Royals lead
1-0
won 4
2 Apr 8, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks W 99 - 84 Royals lead
2-0
won 5
3 Apr 11, 1951 Royals @ New York Knicks W 78 - 71 Royals lead
3-0
won 6
4 Apr 13, 1951 Royals @ New York Knicks L 73 - 79 Royals lead
3-1
lost 1
5 Apr 15, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks L 89 - 92 Royals lead
3-2
lost 2
6 Apr 18, 1951 Royals @ New York Knicks L 73 - 80 series tied
3-3
lost 3
7 Apr 21, 1951 Royals vs. New York Knicks W 79 - 75 Royals win
4-3
won 1


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