PLAYER PROFILE

MATT GUOKAS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Matt Guokas had a steady, if unspectacular ten year pro basketball career. He was a member of the first Basketball Association of America (the current NBA) championship team in 1947. Later that year, his career ended when he lost his right leg in an automobile accident. For 18 years, starting in the late 1940’s, Guokas was the sports director at WPEN-AM. From 1953 through 1985, he broadcasted Philadelphia Eagles football games. Guokas’ brother, Al Guokas, was an NBA player as was his son, Matt Guokas, Jr.

 

MATT GUOKAS Height: 6:03 Weight: 195 College: St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38
Mattew G. Guokas Born:  Nov 11, 1915       Died: Dec 9, 1993 Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1937-38 Brooklyn ABL 4 6 11 23 5.8
1938-39 BrooklynWilkes Barre ABL 17 13 8 34 2.0
1938-39 Pottstown TCL 25 64 56 184 7.4
1939-40 Pottstown TCL 24 63 48 174 7.3
1940-41 Reading TCL 17 39 29 107 6.3
1941-42 Trenton ABL 11 16 7 39 3.5
1941-42 Reading TCL 8 25 14 64 8.0
1942-43 Trenton ABL 13 27 16 70 5.4
1943-44 Trenton ABL 26 76 47 199 7.7
1943-44 Brooklyn Jewels Indep
1944-45 Trenton ABL 30 63 68 194 6.5
1945-46 Military Service
1945-46 Newark (NY) CO2 Indep
1946-47 Philadelphia BAA 47 28 26 47 .553 82 1.7
Major League Totals 148 229 183 641 4.3
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 Pottstown TCL 5 13 7 33 6.6
1940-41 Reading TCL 4 15 5 35 8.8
1942-43 Trenton ABL 7 20 13 53 7.6
1944-45 Trenton ABL 3 2 5 9 3.0
1944-45 Newark WBT 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0
1946-47 Philadelphia BAA 8 1 2 5 .400 4 0.5
Major League Totals 19 23 20 66 3.5

 

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