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1951-52 NBA Standings

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League Champion: Minneapolis Lakers

PPG Leader: Paul Arizin (25.4)
RPG Leader: George Mikan (13.5)
APG Leader: Andy Phillip (8.2)
WS Leader: Paul Arizin (16.0)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Syracuse Nationals* 40 26 .606 86.7 82.2 3.94
Boston Celtics* 39 27 .591 1.0 91.3 87.2 3.61
New York Knicks* 37 29 .561 3.0 85.0 84.2 0.68
Philadelphia Warriors* 33 33 .500 7.0 86.5 87.8 -1.07
Baltimore Bullets 20 46 .303 20.0 81.5 89.0 -6.59
Western Division              
Rochester Royals* 41 25 .621 86.2 82.8 2.92
Minneapolis Lakers* 40 26 .606 1.0 85.6 79.5 5.28
Indianapolis Olympians* 34 32 .515 7.0 82.9 82.8 0.08
Fort Wayne Pistons* 29 37 .439 12.0 78.0 80.1 -1.82
Milwaukee Hawks 17 49 .258 24.0 73.2 81.2 -7.04

Expanded Standings

Place Division All-Star Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road Neutral E W Pre Post ≤3 ≥10 Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
1 Rochester Royals 41-25 28-5 12-18 1-2 19-11 22-14 30-17 11-8 8-7 19-11 9-4 11-4 7-7 9-5 5-5
2 Minneapolis Lakers 40-26 21-5 13-20 6-1 16-14 24-12 31-18 9-8 4-12 28-6 9-3 7-7 13-5 6-8 5-3
3 Syracuse Nationals 40-26 26-7 12-18 2-1 21-15 19-11 32-15 8-11 5-9 18-4 10-3 7-8 12-2 6-8 5-5
4 Boston Celtics 39-27 22-7 10-19 7-1 22-14 17-13 26-20 13-7 6-9 21-10 9-4 8-6 6-7 9-6 7-4
5 New York Knicks 37-29 21-4 12-22 4-3 23-13 14-16 26-24 11-5 12-9 11-11 6-8 8-7 8-7 9-4 6-3
6 Indianapolis Olympians 34-32 25-6 4-24 5-2 16-14 18-18 25-24 9-8 3-4 13-16 6-7 9-4 7-11 9-6 3-4
7 Philadelphia Warriors 33-33 24-7 6-25 3-1 14-22 19-11 21-27 12-6 12-3 12-16 5-9 7-6 7-7 10-7 4-4
8 Fort Wayne Pistons 29-37 22-11 6-24 1-2 12-18 17-19 22-28 7-9 6-6 12-19 3-10 7-9 9-6 6-8 4-4
9 Baltimore Bullets 20-46 17-15 2-22 1-9 10-26 10-20 15-33 5-13 7-4 6-28 5-7 6-11 1-10 5-12 3-6
10 Milwaukee Hawks 17-49 8-13 3-22 6-14 8-22 9-27 14-36 3-13 8-8 6-25 3-10 4-12 3-11 5-10 2-6

Team vs. Team

Rk Team BLB BOS FTW INO MLH MNL NYK PHW ROC SYR
1 Baltimore Bullets 1-8 2-4 2-4 4-2 0-6 2-7 4-5 2-4 3-6
2 Boston Celtics 8-1 3-3 3-3 5-1 3-3 4-5 6-3 3-3 4-5
3 Fort Wayne Pistons 4-2 3-3 5-4 4-5 5-4 3-3 2-4 3-6 0-6
4 Indianapolis Olympians 4-2 3-3 4-5 7-2 4-5 3-3 2-4 3-6 4-2
5 Milwaukee Hawks 2-4 1-5 5-4 2-7 1-8 2-4 1-5 1-8 2-4
6 Minneapolis Lakers 6-0 3-3 4-5 5-4 8-1 4-2 2-4 7-2 1-5
7 New York Knicks 7-2 5-4 3-3 3-3 4-2 2-4 6-3 2-4 5-4
8 Philadelphia Warriors 5-4 3-6 4-2 4-2 5-1 4-2 3-6 2-4 3-6
9 Rochester Royals 4-2 3-3 6-3 6-3 8-1 2-7 4-2 4-2 4-2
10 Syracuse Nationals 6-3 5-4 6-0 2-4 4-2 5-1 4-5 6-3 2-4