PLAYER PROFILE

LEO GOTTLIEB

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Leo Gottlieb was a New York City prep star at De Witt Clinton High School . In 1937, Gottlieb, along with future professionl player, Ralph Raplowictz, led DeWitt Clinton to the PSAL championship. Gottlieb began his pro career in 1939 with the famed Philadelphia SPHAS. Gottlien served in the army durin Woeld War II, but managed to play some game in the American Basketball League wile on furlough. By the 1945-46 season, Gottlieb was among the top ten scorers in the ABL.  Gottlieb played for the New York Knicks in the inagural season of the Basketball Association of America  (a forerunner to NBA). Gottlieb later served as a scout for the team.

 

LEO GOTTLIEB Height: 5:11 Weight: 180 College: None
Born: Nov 28, 1920 Died: Aug, 1972 Hometown: Bronx, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Philadelphia ABL 4 2 0 4 1.0
1939-40 Syracuse NYSL 2 7 2 16 8.0
1940-41 PhiladelphiaNew York ABL 18 22 5 49 2.7
1941-45 Military Sevice
1941-42 New York ABL 1 0 0 0 0.0
1941-42 Saratoga NYSL 2 8 3 19 9.5
1941-42 Hartford CSL 5 22 13 57 11.4
1942-45 U.S. Army Military Service
1943-44 New York ABL 6 24 4 52 8.7
1945-46 New York ABL 34 157 52 366 10.8
1945-46 Hartford NEBL 4 46 4 96 24.0
1945-46 Troy Celtics Indep
1946-47 New York BAA 57 149 36 55 .655 24 334 5.9
1947-48 New York BAA 27 59 13 21 .619 12 131 4.9
1948-49 Torrington ECL 0 ####
1951-52 Saratoga-Schenectady ABL 2 3 0 6 3.0
Major League Totals 147 413 110 936 6.4
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Philadelphia ABL 4 0 0 0 0.0
1941-42 Hartford CSL 6 25 15 65 10.8
1945-46 New York ABL 1 4 1 9 9.0
1945-46 Indianapolis Kautskys WBT 1 7 1 2 .500 15 15.0
1946-47 New York BAA 4 10 4 6 .667 1 24 6.0
Major League Totals 10 21 6 48 4.8

 

 

 

 

 

LEO GOTTLIEB Height: 5:11 Weight: 180 College: None
Born: Nov 28, 1920 Died: Aug, 1972 Hometown: Bronx, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Philadelphia ABL 4 2 0 4 1.0
1939-40 Syracuse NYSL 2 7 2 16 8.0
1940-41 PhiladelphiaNew York ABL 18 22 5 49 2.7
1941-42 New York ABL 1 0 0 0 0.0
1941-42 Saratoga NYSL 2 8 3 19 9.5
1941-42 Hartford CSL 5 22 13 57 11.4 #
1943-44 New York ABL 6 24 4 52 8.7
1945-46 New York ABL 34 157 52 366 10.8
1945-46 Hartford NEBL 4 46 4 96 24.0
1946-47 New York BAA 57 149 36 55 .655 24 334 5.9
1947-48 New York BAA 27 59 13 21 .619 12 131 4.9
1948-49 Torrington ECL 0 #DIV/0!
1951-52 Saratoga-Schenectady ABL 2 3 0 6 3.0
Major League Totals 147 413 110 936 6.4
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Philadelphia ABL 4 0 0 0 0.0
1941-42 Hartford CSL 6 25 15 65 10.8
1945-46 New York ABL 1 4 1 9 9.0
1945-46 Indianapolis WBT 1 7 1 2 .500 15 15.0
1946-47 New York BAA 4 10 4 6 .667 24 6.0
Major League Totals 10 21 6 48 4.8
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