PLAYER PROFILE

JOHN EZERSKY

STATISTICS & HISTORY

John Ezersky was a star  baseball  and basketball player at Power Memorial High School in New York City. After three years in the army during World War II.  In 1946, he signed with the New York Gothams of the American Basketball League and led the team in scoring. During the following  season, after a two month  stint with the Tri-City Blackhawks in the National basketball League, Ezersky signed with  Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of America where  he averaged 10.1 points in 25 games. The next two seasons, Ezersky split time between the Baltimore Bullets and the Boston Celtics. Ezersky rejoined the ABL in 1950 , where he averaged 16 points per game over the next two seasons, but never received a call-back to the NBA. After retiring from pro basketball, Ezersky drove a cab for almost fifty years, first in in New York City and later in San Francisco.

 

JOHN EZERSKY Height: 6:03 Weight: 175 College: None
John J0seph Ezersky Born:  Mar 21, 1922  Died: Feb 20 2012 Hometown: New York, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1942-45 Military Service
1945-46 New York ABL 2 4 0 8 4.0
1945-46 Long Island Bombers Indep
1945-46 New York Laurels Indep
1946-47 Brooklyn ABL 34 147 100 394 11.6
1947-48 Brooklyn ABL 9 50 49 76 .645 149 16.6
1947-48 Tri-Cities NBL 5 9 5 8 .625 23 4.6
1947-48 Providence BAA 25 95 63 104 .606 16 253 10.1
1947-48 Twin Cities NYSL 6 92 15.3
1948-49 ProvidenceBostonBaltimore BAA 56 128 109 160 .681 67 365 6.5
1949-50 Hartford ABL 6 33 28 39 .718 3 94 15.7
1949-50 BaltimoreBoston NBA 54 143 127 183 .694 86 413 7.6
1950-51 Wilkes-Barre ABL 39 242 234 352 .665 68 718 18.4
1951-52 Wilkes-Barre-Scranton ABL 30 133 118 384 12.8
Major League Totals 142 379 304 1062 7.5
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1945-46 New York ABL 1 3 3 9 9.0
1946-47 Brooklyn ABL 3 23 10 56 18.7
1951-52 Scranton ABL 10 33 24 90 9.0
Major League Totals 1 3 3 9 9.0
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