PLAYER PROFILE

CURLY ARMSTRONG

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Paul “Curly” Armstrong was a star athlete at Central High School in Fort Wayne , Indiana. He played basketball for the University of Indiana for three seasons. In his junior year, Indiana won the NCAA championship. Armstrong spent his entire eight year professional basketball career with the Fort Wayne Pistons. Armstrong was a starter every year except his final season when he was injured. He was a first-team NBL selection in 1943. During Armstrong’s years with the team, the Pistons won three league championships and three World Pro Tournament titles.

 

CURLY ARMSTRONG Height: 5:11 Weight: 170 College: Indiana’41
Paul Carlyle Armstrong Born: Nov 1, 1918 Died: Jun 6, 1983 Hometown: Fort Wayne, In.
Brother of Scott Armstrong REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1941-42 Fort Wayne NBL 24 69 60 198 8.3
1942-43 Fort Wayne NBL 23 67 49 72 .681 183 8.0
1943-45 Military Service
1945-46 Fort Wayne NBL 6 3 1 7 1.2
1946-47 Fort Wayne NBL 44 127 134 195 .687 388 8.8
1947-48 Fort Wayne NBL 53 148 139 206 .675 435 8.2
1948-49 Fort Wayne BAA 52 131 118 169 .698 105 380 7.3
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 63 144 241 241 1.000 176 529 8.4
1950-51 Fort Wayne NBA 38 72 58 90 .644 77 202 5.3
Major League Totals 303 761 800 2322 7.7
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1941-42 Fort Wayne NBL 6 25 21 71 11.8
1941-42 Fort Wayne WBT 1 0 2 2 1.000 2 2.0
1942-43 Fort Wayne NBL 6 20 19 59 9.8
1942-43 Fort Wayne WBT 4 15 8 12 .667 38 9.5
1945-46 Fort Wayne NBL 3 5 1 2 .500 11 3.7
1945-46 Fort Wayne WBT 4 1 1 2 .500 3 0.8
1946-47 Fort Wayne NBL 8 24 23 31 .742 71 8.9
1946-47 Fort Wayne WBT 3 13 5 10 .500 31 10.3
1947-48 Fort Wayne NBL 4 13 11 16 .688 37 9.3
1947-48 Fort Wayne WBT 1 2 4 5 .800 8 8.0
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 3 4 1 4 .250 6 9 3.0
1950-51 Fort Wayne NBA 3 7 1 1 1.000 5 15 5.0
Major League Totals 46 129 97 355 7.7
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