Herm Schaefer

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Herm Schaefer
Personal information
Born (1918-12-20)December 20, 1918
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Died March 21, 1980(1980-03-21) (aged 61)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Central (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
College Indiana (1938–1941)
Playing career 1941–1950
Position Guard / Forward
Number 32, 7, 24, 10
Career history
As player:
1941–1943
1945–1946
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons
1946–1947 Indianapolis Kautskys
1947–1950 Minneapolis Lakers
As coach:
19511953 Indianapolis Olympians
Career highlights and awards

Herman Henry Schaefer (December 20, 1918 – March 21, 1980) was an American professional basketball player and coach.

A 6'0" guard/forward from Indiana University, Schaefer played in the National Basketball League and National Basketball Association from 1941 to 1950 as a member of the Fort Wayne Pistons, Indianapolis Kautskys, and Minneapolis Lakers.[1] Schaefer later served as coach of the Indianapolis Olympians.

BAA/NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Denotes season in which Schaefer won a BAA/NBA championship

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1948–49 Minneapolis 58 .374 .817 3.2 10.4
1949–50 Minneapolis 65 .389 .851 3.1 5.1
Career 123 .379 .828 3.2 7.6

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1949 Minneapolis 10 .462 .875 3.1 12.4
1950 Minneapolis 12 .381 .864 1.3 4.3
Career 22 .438 .870 2.1 8.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Official NBA Encyclopedia. 2000. page 733.

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