PLAYER PROFILE

PAUL NOWAK

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Paul Nowak was a basketball star at Central High School in South Bend, Indiana. He went to college at Notre Dame were he played for future Hall of Fame coach George Keogan. Nowak was was a three-time (1936, 1937, 1938) All-American for the Irish. Nowak found immediate success in professional basketball. In his first two seasons (1939 and 1940),  he was the starting center for the National Basketball League champion Akron Firestone Non-Skids.

 

PAUL NOWAK Height: 6:06 Weight: 205 College: Notre Dame’38
Paul Thomas Nowak Born: Mar 15, 1914 Died: Dec 27, 1982 Hometown: South Bend, Ind.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1938-39 Akron Firestone NBL 15 33 14 80 5.3
1939-40 Akron Firestone NBL 26 45 34 87 .391 124 4.8
1940-41 Akron Firestone NBL 18 13 19 45 2.5
1941-42 Toledo NBL 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1941-42 East Liverpool Fleetwings Indep
1941-42 Rochester Seagrams Indep
1942-43 Rochester Seagrams Indep
1943-44 Philadelphia ABL 13 18 9 45 3.5
1943-46 Military Service
Major League Totals 73 109 76 294 4.0
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1939-40 Akron Firestone NBL 8 13 8 34 4.3
1940-41 Akron Firestone NBL 2 1 5 7 3.5
Major League Totals 10 14 13 41 4.1
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