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1955-56 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1956-57  1955-56 1954-55

Champ: Philadelphia Warriors
MVP: Bob Pettit
Rookie of the Year: Maurice Stokes

Eastern
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Philadelphia Warriors 45 27 .625 0 7424 7114 21 7 11 17 .0 .0 .0
Boston Celtics 39 33 .542 6 7632 7582 20 7 12 15 .0 .0 .0
New York Knicks 35 37 .486 10 7212 7243 14 14 15 14 .0 .0 .0
Syracuse Nationals 35 37 .486 10 6976 6977 23 8 9 19 .0 .0 .0
Western
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons 37 35 .514 0 6794 6746 19 8 10 17 .0 .0 .0
Minneapolis Lakers 33 39 .458 4 7148 7214 13 12 6 21 .0 .0 .0
St. Louis Hawks 33 39 .458 4 6953 7056 16 10 10 17 .0 .0 .0
Rochester Royals 31 41 .431 6 6900 7106 15 14 7 21 .0 .0 .0

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
BOS 0.0 106.0 7632 2745 6913 .397 2142 2785 .769 0 0 .000 0 4583 63.7 1834 25.5 0 0 0 1874 0.0
PH1 0.0 103.1 7424 2641 6437 .410 2142 2829 .757 0 0 .000 0 4362 60.6 1886 26.2 0 0 0 1872 0.0
NYK 0.0 100.2 7212 2508 6395 .392 2196 2913 .754 0 0 .000 0 4562 63.4 1610 22.4 0 0 0 1923 0.0
MIE 0.0 99.3 7148 2541 6543 .388 2066 2627 .786 0 0 .000 0 4133 57.4 1689 23.5 0 0 0 1978 0.0
SYR 0.0 96.9 6976 2466 6661 .370 2044 2703 .756 0 0 .000 0 4060 56.4 1710 23.8 0 0 0 1783 0.0
STL 0.0 96.6 6953 2506 6628 .378 1941 2761 .703 0 0 .000 0 4493 62.4 1748 24.3 0 0 0 1971 0.0
ROC 0.0 95.8 6900 2551 6890 .370 1798 2567 .700 0 0 .000 0 4449 61.8 1747 24.3 0 0 0 1990 0.0
FTW 0.0 94.4 6794 2396 6174 .388 2002 2729 .734 0 0 .000 0 3974 55.2 1752 24.3 0 0 0 1789 0.0

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
FTW 0.0 93.7 6746 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
SYR 0.0 96.9 6977 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
STL 0.0 98.0 7056 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
ROC 0.0 98.7 7106 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
PH1 0.0 98.8 7114 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
MIE 0.0 100.2 7214 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
NYK 0.0 100.6 7243 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
BOS 0.0 105.3 7582 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Jack George - PH12840
2.Slater Martin - MIE2838
3.Bob Pettit - STL2794
4.Bob Cousy - BOS2767
5.Jack Coleman - STL2738
6.Paul Arizin - PH12724
7.Bill Sharman - BOS2698
8.Neil Johnston - PH12594
9.Clyde Lovellette - MIE2518
10.Dolph Schayes - SYR2517
Total Points
1.Bob Pettit - STL1849
2.Paul Arizin - PH11741
3.Neil Johnston - PH11547
4.Clyde Lovellette - MIE1526
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR1472
6.Bill Sharman - BOS1434
7.Bob Cousy - BOS1356
8.Ed Macauley - BOS1240
9.George Yardley - FTW1233
10.Larry Foust - FTW1166
Points per Game
1.Bob Pettit - STL25.7
2.Paul Arizin - PH124.2
3.Neil Johnston - PH122.1
4.Clyde Lovellette - MIE21.5
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR20.4
6.Bill Sharman - BOS19.9
7.Bob Cousy - BOS18.8
8.Ed Macauley - BOS17.5
9.George Yardley - FTW17.4
10.Maurice Stokes - ROC16.8
Field Goals
1.Bob Pettit - STL646
2.Paul Arizin - PH1617
3.Clyde Lovellette - MIE594
4.Bill Sharman - BOS538
5.Neil Johnston - PH1499
6.Dolph Schayes - SYR465
7.Bob Cousy - BOS440
8.George Yardley - FTW434
9.Ed Macauley - BOS420
10.Jack Twyman - ROC417
Field Goal Attempts
1.Bob Pettit - STL1507
2.Paul Arizin - PH11378
3.Clyde Lovellette - MIE1370
4.Bill Sharman - BOS1229
5.Bob Cousy - BOS1223
6.Dolph Schayes - SYR1202
7.Maurice Stokes - ROC1137
8.Neil Johnston - PH11092
9.Joe Graboski - PH11075
10.George Yardley - FTW1067
Field Goal Percentage
1.Neil Johnston - PH10.457
2.Paul Arizin - PH10.448
3.Larry Foust - FTW0.447
4.Ken Sears - NYK0.438
Bill Sharman - BOS0.438
6.Clyde Lovellette - MIE0.434
7.Bob Houbregs - FTW0.430
Charlie Share - STL0.430
9.Bob Pettit - STL0.429
10.Mel Hutchins - FTW0.425
Free Throws
1.Bob Pettit - STL557
2.Neil Johnston - PH1549
3.Dolph Schayes - SYR542
4.Paul Arizin - PH1507
5.Bob Cousy - BOS476
6.Larry Foust - FTW432
7.Ed Macauley - BOS400
8.George Yardley - FTW365
9.Harry Gallatin - NYK358
Bill Sharman - BOS358
Free Throw Attempts
1.Bob Pettit - STL757
2.Neil Johnston - PH1685
3.Dolph Schayes - SYR632
4.Paul Arizin - PH1626
5.Bob Cousy - BOS564
6.Larry Foust - FTW555
7.Ed Macauley - BOS504
8.Charlie Share - STL498
9.George Yardley - FTW492
10.Ray Felix - NYK469
Clyde Lovellette - MIE469
Free Throw Percentage
1.Bill Sharman - BOS0.867
2.Dolph Schayes - SYR0.858
3.Dick Schnittker - MIE0.856
4.Bob Cousy - BOS0.844
5.Carl Braun - NYK0.838
6.Slater Martin - MIE0.833
7.Paul Arizin - PH10.810
8.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE0.804
9.Jim Baechtold - NYK0.801
Neil Johnston - PH10.801
Total Rebounds
1.Bob Pettit - STL1164
2.Maurice Stokes - ROC1094
3.Clyde Lovellette - MIE992
4.Dolph Schayes - SYR891
5.Neil Johnston - PH1872
6.Charlie Share - STL774
7.Harry Gallatin - NYK740
8.Jack Coleman - STL688
9.George Yardley - FTW686
10.Larry Foust - FTW648
Rebounds per Game
1.Maurice Stokes - ROC16.3
2.Bob Pettit - STL16.2
3.Clyde Lovellette - MIE14.0
4.Neil Johnston - PH112.5
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR12.4
6.Charlie Share - STL10.8
7.Jack Nichols - BOS10.4
8.Harry Gallatin - NYK10.3
9.George Yardley - FTW9.7
10.Jack Coleman - STL9.2
Assists
1.Bob Cousy - BOS642
2.Jack George - PH1457
3.Slater Martin - MIE445
4.George King - SYR410
Andy Phillip - FTW410
6.Tom Gola - PH1404
7.Dick Mcguire - NYK362
8.Bill Sharman - BOS339
9.Maurice Stokes - ROC328
10.Carl Braun - NYK298
Assists per Game
1.Bob Cousy - BOS8.9
2.Jack George - PH16.3
3.Slater Martin - MIE6.2
4.Tom Gola - PH15.9
Andy Phillip - FTW5.9
6.Dick Mcguire - NYK5.8
7.George King - SYR5.7
8.Maurice Stokes - ROC4.9
9.Paul Seymour - SYR4.8
10.Bill Sharman - BOS4.7
Personal Fouls
1.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE319
2.Charlie Share - STL318
3.Arnie Risen - BOS300
4.Ray Felix - NYK293
5.Dick Ricketts - ROC287
6.Paul Arizin - PH1282
7.Maurice Stokes - ROC276
8.Tom Gola - PH1272
Joe Graboski - PH1272
10.Alex Hannum - STL271

All-Stars
EastWest
Paul Arizin
Carl Braun
Bob Cousy
Harry Gallatin
Jack George
Neil Johnston
John Kerr
Ed Macauley
Dick McGuire
Dolph Schayes
Bill Sharman
Larry Foust
Bob Harrison
Mel Hutchins
Clyde Lovellette
Slater Martin
Vern Mikkelsen
Bob Pettit
Maurice Stokes
Bob Wanzer
George Yardley

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Paul Arizin - PH1
Bob Cousy - BOS
Neil Johnston - PH1
Bob Pettit - STL
Bill Sharman - BOS

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