Irwin P. "Irv" Rothenberg (December 31, 1921 – July 18, 2009[1]) was a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Rebels, Washington Capitols, Baltimore Bullets, St. Louis Bombers, and New York Knicks of the Basketball Association of America (now known as the National Basketball Association).[2] Irv also played in the American Basketball League for the Philadelphia Sphas, New York Gothams, and Paterson Crescents.[3]

College career

Irv played college basketball at Long Island University where his team qualified for the 1942 NIT.[3]

Professional career

American Basketball League career

For the 1944-45 season, Irv played for the Philadelphia Sphas where they won the league title.[3]

For the 1945-46 season, Irv played for the New York Gothams.[3]

For the 1949-50 and 1950-51 seasons, Irv played for the Paterson Crescents.[3]

Basketball Association of America career

For the 1946–47 BAA season, Irv played for the Cleveland Rebels.[4]

For the 1947–48 BAA season, Irv played for the Washington Capitols, Baltimore Bullets, and St. Louis Bombers.[4] That season, he led the BAA in games played [5]

For the 1948–49 BAA season, Irv played for the New York Knicks.[4]

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