Born January 24, 1924 Red Dehnert played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1947-1947. Robert Edward "Red" Dehnert was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Providence Steamrollers for 10 games during the 1946–47 BAA season. He is the nephew of Hall of Fame player Dutch Dehnert. Dehnert served as the Pottsville Packers' player-coach in 1948–49.