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Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton
Born: October 13, 1922 City: England, Arkansas Height: 6' 6" Position: Center/Forward University: Xavier (LA)
Died: August 31, 1990        
Team League Year Num Gms FG% FT% Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
New York Knicks NBA 50-51 19 65 32 53 491 162 562 7.6 2.5 8.6
New York Knicks NBA 51-52 8 62 34 66 731 209 658 11.8 3.4 10.6
New York Knicks NBA 52-53 8 70 34 58 761 231 744 10.9 3.3 10.6
New York Knicks NBA 53-54 8 72 37 63 528 176 688 7.3 2.4 9.6
New York Knicks NBA 54-55 8 72 39 68 612 198 944 8.5 2.8 13.1
New York Knicks NBA 55-56 8 64 39 71 386 151 561 .60 2.4 8.8
New York Knicks NBA 56-57 8 71 37 67 557 164 762 7.8 2.3 10.7
Detroit Pistons NBA 57-58 24 68 36 62 403 76 525 5.9 1.1 7.7
Chicago Majors ABL 61-62 34 61 39 78 425 138 524 7.0 2.3 8.6
                         
                         
                         
                         
                       
Xavier University (Louisiana)
     
     
Harlem Globetrotters (Exhibition)
     
   
New York Knicks 1950-51 Home (NBA)
     

Nat Clifton (19), George Ratkovicz (6)
Syracuse Nationals at New York Knicks

Nat Clifton (19), George Ratkovicz (6)
Syracuse Nationals at New York Knicks

Dolph Schayes (4), George Ratkovitz (6), Nat Clifton (19), Max Zaslofsky (5), Belus Smawley (14)
Syracuse Nationals at New York Knicks
   
New York Knicks 1950-51 Road (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1951-52 Home (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1951-52 Road (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1952-53 Home (NBA)
     
 
New York Knicks 1952-53 Road (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1953-54 Home (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1953-54 Road (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1954-55 Home (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1954-55 Road (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1955-56 Home (NBA)
     
     
New York Knicks 1955-56 Road (NBA)
     
     
Detroit Pistons 1956-57 Home (NBA)
     
   
Detroit Pistons 1956-57 Road (NBA)
     
     
Chicago Majors 1961-62 Home (ABL)
     
   
Back: GM Phil Brownstein, Sweetwater Clifton, Coach Andy Phillips Hank Whitney, John Wessels, ?
Sitting: Leroy Gibson, Kelly Coleman, Owner Abe Saperstein, Herschell Turner, Jackie Fitzpatrick
Kneeling: Mel Davis, Bob Wilkinson, Tony Jackson
Thanks Keith Olbermann
Chicago Majors 1961-62 Road (ABL)