PLAYER PROFILE

JOHN MAHNKEN

STATISTICS & HISTORY

John Mahnken was named to the New Jersy all-state basketball team three times in a row during his time at Memorial High School in Wehawken High School. Mahnken was named to the  1943 All-American team after his only year at  Georgetown University, before entering the U.S. Army Air Corp for service during World War II. Mahnken had solid seven year pro basketball career. Mahnken was a favorite of legendary coach, Red Auerbach,  who coached him in both Washington and later in Boston.

 

JOHN MAHNKEN Height: 6:08 Weight: 220 College: Georgetown’43
John Emanuel Mahnken Born: Jun 16, 1922       Died:  Dec 14, 2000 Hometown: West New York, NJ
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1942-43 Georgetown (DC) College
1943-46 U.S. Army Air Corp. Military Service
1944-45 Dayton Acmes Indep 13 77 32 186 14.3
1945-46 Rochester NBL 16 50 23 39 .590 123 7.7
1946-47 Washington BAA 60 223 111 163 .681 60 557 9.3
1947-48 Washington BAA 49 135 54 89 .614 31 324 6.6
1948-49 BaltimoreIndianapolisFt.Wayne BAA 57 215 104 167 .623 121 534 9.4
1949-50 Ft.WayneTri-CitiesBoston NBA 62 132 77 115 .670 108 341 5.5
1950-51 BostonIndianapolis NBA 58 111 45 70 .643 77 267 4.6
1951-52 Boston NBA 60 78 26 43 .605 63 182 3.0
1952-53 Boston NBA 69 76 39 56 .696 75 191 2.8
Major League Totals 430 1016 479 741 .646 2511 5.8
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1944-45 Dayton Acmes WBT 4 23 10 17 .588 56 14.0
1945-46 Rochester NBL 7 19 8 9 .889 46 6.6
1946-47 Washington BAA 6 23 16 19 .842 1 62 10.3
1950-51 Indianapolis NBA 3 2 0 0 .000 9 4 1.3
1951-52 Boston NBA 3 2 3 6 .500 3 7 2.3
1952-53 Boston NBA 6 0 5 5 1.000 6 5 0.8
Major League Totals 29 69 42 56 .750 180 6.2

 

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