1951 NBA Final: The Royals beat the Knicks after a tough final

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1951 Decade 50 NBA New York Knicks Rochester Royals

In the 1951 NBA we had to wait until game seven of the final series, when the Rochester Royals beat the New York Knicks by (79-75) to meet the champion of the second edition of the NBA

Rochester Royals
*Davies – 17.0p, 5.3a, 3.3r
*Wanzer – 12.4p, 5.9r, 3.6a
*Johnson – 12.4p, 8.6r, 3.1a
*Coleman – 8.9p, 13.1r, 6.3a
*Risen – 21.7p, 14.3r, 2.7a
Holzman – 4.7p, 1.6r, 1.0a
Calhoun – 2.4p, 2.0r
McNamee – 2.0p, 1.7r
Saul – 0.8p. (5)
Noel – 2.0p, 1.8r. (4)

New York Knicks
*Boryla – 13.4p, 4.1r, 3.3a
*Zaslofsky – 19.0p, 3.4r, 3.4a
*Simmons – 12.1p, 7.0r, 1.9a
*Clifton – 7.9p, 9.7r, 3.6a
*Gallatin – 10.9p, 10.0r, 1.3a
Vandeweghe – 6.7p, 4.6r, 2.7a
McGuire – 4.1p, 3.9r, 3.7a
Lumpp – 3.8p, 1.3a, 1.0r. (6)
Lavelli – 1.3p. (3)
Kaftan – 0.0p. (4)

To get to the final they beat…
Rochester Royals – Fort Wayne Pistons (2-1); Minneapolis Lakers (3-1)
New York Knicks – Boston Celtics (2-0); Syracuse Royals (3-2)