PLAYER PROFILE

JOHNNY ISAACS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Johnny Isaacs led Textile High School in Manhattan to the the New York Public School Athletic League Championship during his senior year.  Nicknamed “Wonder Boy”, Isaacs moved  directly into pro basketball after graduating from  high school. After one year with the Harlem Giants, Isaacs signed  with the New York Rens where he would play during the prime years of his career.  Isaacs was a member of Rens when they won the prestigious  World BasketBall Tournament in 1939 and with the Washington Bears when they won the same tournament in 1943.  Isaacs was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

 

JOHNNY ISAACS Height: 6:02 Weight: 190 College: None
John W. Isaacs Born:    Sep 15, 1915     Died:   Jan 26, 2009 Hometown: New York, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1935-36 New York Harlem Giants Indep.
1936-37 New York Rens Indep.
1937-38 New York Rens Indep.
1938-39 New York Rens Indep.
1939-40 New York Rens Indep.
1940-41 New York Rens Indep.
1941-42 New York Rens Indep.
1941-42 Philadelphia Toppers Indep.
1941-42 Washington Bears Indep. 19 48 31 127 6.7
1942-43 New York Rens Indep.
1942-43 Washington Bears Indep. 23 67 21 155 6.7
1942-43 Long island Grumans Indep.
1943-44 Washington Bears Indep. 29 75 17 167 5.8
1943-44 Harlem Globetrotters Indep.
1944-45 Washington Bears Indep. 21 74 7 155 7.4
1944-45 Long island Grumans Indep.
1945-46 Washington Bears Indep. 34 126 31 283 8.3
1946-47 Washington Bears Indep. 18 44 21 109 6.1
1946-47 Hazelton EBL 6 11 7 29 4.8
1946-47 Orange NYNJ 4 8 5 21 5.3
1947-48 Utica NYSL 26 234 9.0
1948-49 Dayton NBL 8 18 22 34 .647 58 7.3
1948-49 Brooklyn ABL 7 31 21 31 .677 83 11.9
1948-49 Utica/Harlem NYSL 21 181 8.6
1950-51 Saratoga ABL 2 0 1 1 0.5
1952-53 Hazelton-Saratoga ABL 8 13 12 38 4.8
Major League Totals 8 18 22 34 .647 58 7.3
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 New York Rens WBT 3 3 2 8 .250 8 2.7
1939-40 New York Rens WBT 1 5 0 1 .000 10 10.0
1941-42 New York Rens WBT 2 4 1 1 1.000 9 4.5
1942-43 Washington Bears WBT 3 7 1 5 .200 15 5.0
1943-44 Harlem Globetrotters WBT 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1944-45 Long Island Hellcats WBT 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0
1945-46 Hazelton PSL 6 11 9 31 5.2
1946-47 Hazelton EBL 2 8 3 19 9.5
1946-47 Orange NYNJ 1 1 1 3 3.0
1947-48 Utica NYSL 2 23 11.5
Major League Totals 11 19 5 43 3.9
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