PLAYER PROFILE

ACE GRUENIG

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Robert “Ace” Gruenig was a ten-time AAU All-American. He led three Denver teams to the National AAU championships (1937, 1939, 1942). In 1948, at the age of 35, Gruenig made his professional debut in the National Basketball League and led the the Denver Nuggets in scoring with 11 points a game.  In 1963, Gruenig was elected to Basketball Hall of Fame.

 

ACE GRUENIG Height: 6:08 Weight: 230 College: Northwestern (Frosh)
Robert F. Gruenig Born:  Dec 3, 1913 Died:  Aug 11, , 1958 Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Member Basketball Hall of Fame REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League  GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1932-33 Chicago Rosenberg-Arvey AAU
1933-34 Chicago Fast Freighters AAU
1934-35 Denver Piggly Wiggly AAU
1935-36 Denver Safeways AAU
1936-37 Denver Safeways AAU
1937-38 Denver Safeways AAU
1938-39 Denver Nuggets AAU
1939-40 Denver Nuggets AAU
1940-41 Denver AAU
1941-42 Denver American Legion AAU
1942-43 Denver American Legion AAU
1943-44 Denver Ambrose Jellymakers AAU
1944-45 Denver Ambrose Jellymakers AAU
1945-46 Denver Ambrose Jellymakers AAU
1946-47 Denver Nuggets AAU
1947-48 Denver Murphy-Mahoney AAU
1948-49 Denver NBL 49 194 170 260 .654 558 11.4
Major League Totals 49 194 170 260 .654 558 11.4

 

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