Chick Reiser

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Chick Reiser
Personal information
Born (1914-12-17)December 17, 1914
Died July 29, 1996(1996-07-29) (aged 81)
Destin, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school Stuyvesant
(New York City, New York)
College NYU
Playing career 1938–1950
Position Guard / Forward
Number 27, 3, 29
Career history
As player:
1938–1939 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
1939–1940 Troy Celtics (ABL)
1940–1941 Brooklyn Celtics (ABL)
1941–1942 Wilmington Blue Bombers (ABL)
1942–1943 Brooklyn Indians (ABL)
1943–1947 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBL)
19471949 Baltimore Bullets
1949–1950 Washington Capitols
As coach:
19511952 Baltimore Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Career BAA and NBA statistics
Points 1,773 (10.4 ppg)
Assists 346 (2.0 apg)
Stats at

Joseph Francis "Chick" Reiser (December 17, 1914 – July 29, 1996[1]) was an American professional basketball player and coach.

A 5'11" guard/forward from New York University, Reiser played professional basketball in three leagues (the NBL, BAA, and NBA) from 1943 to 1950. He was a member of the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons, the Baltimore Bullets, and the Washington Capitols.[2][3]

From 1951 to 1952, Reiser served as coach of the Baltimore Bullets, compiling an 8-22 record.[4]


  1. Known deceased basketball individuals. Association for Professional Basketball Research.
  2. Sports Statistics Database
  3. BAA and NBA career statistics at
  4. Coaching record at