PLAYER PROFILE

PAULIE ADAMO

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Paulie Adamo finished among the top-ten scorers six times in his twelve-year pro career. After an outstanding scholastic career in Hoboken, New Jersey, Adamo went on to star at Panzer College in New Jersey. In 1928, Adamo signed to play with the Trenton team in the American Basketball League. He spent the next two seasons in the minors before he returned to the majors in the abbreviated 1931-32 Metropolitan Basketball League season. In 1932-33, Adamo was the top point scorer in the MBL. In 1933, Adamo joined Hoboken in the American Basketball League, but the franchise quickly crumbled and Adamo signed with the Jersey Reds. For the next three seasons, Adamo,  was consistently among the league’s top scorers, but the Reds had mediocre teams. Joined by Moe Spahn for the 1936-37 season, Adamo led Jersey on a serious run for the ABL championship before they were stopped in the seventh game of the finals in an overtime loss in to the Philadelphia Sphas. The Reds rebounded in 1937-38 won the ABL title. In 1938-39, Adamo was named player-coach of the Reds, but the team struggled on the court and at the box office before folding in January of 1940.

 

PAULIE ADAMO Height: 5:11 Weight: 160 College: Panzer(NJ)
Paul Ferdinand Adamo Born:  Jan 11, 1907 Died: Feb 29, 1972 Hometown: Hoboken, NJ
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1928-29 Hoboken Saints Indep
1928-29 Trenton ABL 9 8 8 24 2.7
1929-30 Wilmington EL 13 25 39 89 6.8
1930-31 Wilmington TSL 19 36 39 111 5.8
1930-31 Hoboken Saints Indep
1931-32 Wilmington EBL 27 67 97 231 8.6
1931-32 Union CityHoboken MBL 9 21 23 65 7.2
1932-33 Wilmington EBL 6 8 13 29 4.8
1932-33 Hoboken MBL 34 112 57 281 8.3
1933-34 Hoboken/CamdenUnion City ABL 37 93 87 273 7.4
1934-35 Jersey ABL 39 89 95 273 7.0
1935-36 Jersey ABL 37 55 70 180 4.9
1936-37 Jersey ABL 36 83 88 254 7.1
1937-38 Jersey ABL 39 68 87 223 5.7
1937-38 Pittston NYPA 9 22 31 75 8.3
1938-39 Jersey ABL 33 33 37 103 3.1
1939-40 Jersey ABL 16 21 22 64 4.0
1940-41 Voluntarily Retired
1941-42 Pittsfield NYSL 3 0 1 1 0.3
1942-43 Original Celtics Indep
Major League Totals 322 658 684 2000 6.2
Minor League Totals 44 83 110 276 6.3
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1930-31 Wilmington TSL 5 7 20 34 6.8
1936-37 Jersey ABL 7 13 13 39 5.6
1937-38 Jersey ABL 6 3 9 15 2.5
1938-39 Jersey ABL 6 6 9 21 3.5
Major League Totals 19 22 31 75 3.9
Minor League Totals 5 7 20 34 6.8
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