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1954-55 NBA Standings

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League Champion: Syracuse Nationals

Rookie of the Year: Bob Pettit (20.4/13.8/3.2)

PPG Leader: Neil Johnston (22.7)
RPG Leader: Neil Johnston (15.1)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (7.8)
WS Leader: Neil Johnston (15.4)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W-L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Syracuse Nationals* 43 29 .597 91.1 89.7 1.23
New York Knicks* 38 34 .528 5.0 92.7 92.6 0.11
Boston Celtics* 36 36 .500 7.0 101.5 101.5 -0.03
Philadelphia Warriors 33 39 .458 10.0 93.2 93.5 -0.19
Baltimore Bullets (1)
Western Division              
Fort Wayne Pistons* 43 29 .597 92.4 90.0 2.01
Minneapolis Lakers* 40 32 .556 3.0 95.6 94.5 0.96
Rochester Royals* 29 43 .403 14.0 90.8 92.4 -1.43
Milwaukee Hawks 26 46 .361 17.0 87.4 90.4 -2.66

(1) The Baltimore Bullets disbanded on November 27, 1954 with a 3-11 record. The official records for the 1954-55 season do not include the Bullets' games and team statistics, nor do they include the statistics of opposing players and teams in games played against the Bullets.

Expanded Standings

Place Division All-Star Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road Neutral E W Pre Post ≤3 ≥10 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
1 Fort Wayne Pistons 43-29 21-6 9-14 13-9 15-21 28-8 26-13 17-16 12-3 21-11 2-0 8-4 11-4 10-9 10-7 2-5
2 Syracuse Nationals 43-29 25-7 10-17 8-5 21-15 22-14 21-17 22-12 14-9 14-12 0-1 9-3 8-9 8-8 12-5 6-3
3 Minneapolis Lakers 40-32 18-6 10-14 12-12 22-14 18-18 20-19 20-13 12-13 14-8 1-1 4-3 10-7 10-10 10-8 5-3
4 New York Knicks 38-34 17-9 8-17 13-8 15-21 23-13 19-19 19-15 12-12 10-9 1-0 5-6 8-8 9-9 9-8 6-3
5 Boston Celtics 36-36 21-5 4-22 11-9 19-17 17-19 21-16 15-20 7-6 14-15 0-2 5-5 9-7 11-7 7-9 4-6
6 Philadelphia Warriors 33-39 14-5 6-20 13-14 17-19 16-20 15-20 18-19 8-14 9-10 4-3 7-10 7-12 12-8 3-6
7 Rochester Royals 29-43 17-11 4-19 8-13 15-21 14-22 15-21 14-22 13-16 7-12 1-0 3-7 6-8 11-9 5-15 3-4
8 Milwaukee Hawks 26-46 6-11 9-16 11-19 14-22 12-24 13-25 13-21 7-12 10-22 0-1 2-9 4-10 10-12 6-11 4-3
9 Baltimore Bullets 0-0

Team vs. Team

Rk Team BOS FTW MLH MNL NYK PHW ROC SYR
1 Boston Celtics 4-5 6-3 3-6 6-6 7-5 4-5 6-6
2 Fort Wayne Pistons 5-4 11-1 9-3 2-7 6-3 8-4 2-7
3 Milwaukee Hawks 3-6 1-11 5-7 3-6 4-5 6-6 4-5
4 Minneapolis Lakers 6-3 3-9 7-5 4-5 6-3 8-4 6-3
5 New York Knicks 6-6 7-2 6-3 5-4 5-7 5-4 4-8
6 Philadelphia Warriors 5-7 3-6 5-4 3-6 7-5 5-4 5-7
7 Rochester Royals 5-4 4-8 6-6 4-8 4-5 4-5 2-7
8 Syracuse Nationals 6-6 7-2 5-4 3-6 8-4 7-5 7-2