BROOKLYN CELTICS - 1926-1927

On December 3, 1926, the Brooklyn Arcadians franchise was terminated and all players were released. The franchise was awarded to the Original Celtics who assumed the 0-5 record of the Arcadians. The Celtics posted a 13-3 record during the remainder of the first-half of the ABL season.

Both the Arcadians and the Celtics played home games at Arcadia Hall in Brooklyn – Seating capacity – 2,000

 

BROOKLYN CELTICS  ABL 13-8  19-2 JOHNNY WHITTY
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Davey Banks F 24 5:08 150 None 36 76 94 246 6.8
Nat Holman F-G 30 5:11 160 Savage 34 82 135 299 8.8
Joe Lapchick C 26 6:05 175 None 32 35 131 201 6.3
Dutch Dehnert G-C 28 6:00 185 None 37 46 78 170 4.6
Pete Barry G-F 30 5:10 170 None 35 59 59 177 5.1
Johnny Beckman F 31 5:09 160 None                        to Baltimore 16 37 42 116 7.3
Chris Leonard F-G-C 36 6:03 190 Manhattan’12 17 11 11 33 1.9
3-0         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Davey Banks F 24 5:08 150 None 3 4 5 13 4.3
Nat Holman F-G 30 5:11 160 Savage 3 8 12 28 9.3
Joe Lapchick C 26 6:05 175 None 3 3 13 19 6.3
Dutch Dehnert G-C 28 6:00 185 None 3 2 9 13 4.3
Pete Barry G-F 30 5:10 170 None 3 6 5 17 5.7
Chris Leonard F-G-C 36 6:03 190 Manhattan’12 1 0 0 0 0.0
BROOKLYN ARCADIANS 0-5 GARRY SCHMEELK
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Dick Smyth F 32 6:00 165 None                    to Washington 5 5 9 19 3.8
Garry Schmeelk F 35 6:00 220 St.John’s(NY)’12                           to Chicago 5 9 6 24 4.8
Joe Wallace C 25 6:04 200 Dickinson                        to Baltimore 5 7 17 31 6.2
Buddy Bushman G 27 6:00 170 None                        to Baltimore 5 4 19 27 5.4
Walter Jamieson G 22 5:08 155 None                        to Baltimore 5 5 3 13 2.6
Willie McWalters F 6:00 4 2 4 8 2.0
Willie McDonald F 24 None 2 0 1 1 0.5
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