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1955-56 NBA Leaders

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League Champion: Philadelphia Warriors

Most Valuable Player: Bob Pettit (25.7/16.2/2.6)
Rookie of the Year: Maurice Stokes (16.8/16.3/4.9)

PPG Leader: Bob Pettit (25.7)
RPG Leader: Maurice Stokes (16.3)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (8.9)
WS Leader: Neil Johnston (13.9)

Minutes Played

1. Jack George-PHW 2840
2. Slater Martin*-MNL 2838
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 2794
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 2767
5. Jack Coleman-TOT 2738
6. Paul Arizin*-PHW 2724
7. Bill Sharman*-BOS 2698
8. Neil Johnston*-PHW 2594
9. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 2518
10. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 2517
11. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 2378
12. Joe Graboski-PHW 2375
13. Ed Macauley*-BOS 2354
14. George Yardley*-FTW 2353
15. Tom Gola*-PHW 2346
16. George King-SYR 2343
17. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 2323
18. Carl Braun-NYK 2316
19. Whitey Skoog-MNL 2311
20. Mel Hutchins-FTW 2240

Field Goals

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 646
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW 617
3. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 594
4. Bill Sharman*-BOS 538
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 499
6. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 465
7. Bob Cousy*-BOS 440
8. George Yardley*-FTW 434
9. Ed Macauley*-BOS 420
10. Jack Twyman*-ROC 417
11. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 403
12. Joe Graboski-PHW 397
13. Carl Braun-NYK 396
14. Jack Coleman-TOT 390
15. Red Kerr-SYR 377
16. Larry Foust-FTW 367
17. Jack George-PHW 352
18. Whitey Skoog-MNL 340
19. Jack Nichols-BOS 330
20. Mel Hutchins-FTW 325

Field Goal Attempts

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 1507
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW 1378
3. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 1370
4. Bill Sharman*-BOS 1229
5. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1223
6. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 1202
7. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 1137
8. Neil Johnston*-PHW 1092
9. Joe Graboski-PHW 1075
10. George Yardley*-FTW 1067
11. Carl Braun-NYK 1064
12. Ed Macauley*-BOS 995
13. Jack Twyman*-ROC 987
14. Jack Coleman-TOT 946
15. Jack George-PHW 940
16. Red Kerr-SYR 935
17. Slater Martin*-MNL 863
18. Whitey Skoog-MNL 854
19. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 834
20. Ed Fleming-ROC 824

Free Throws

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 557
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 549
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 542
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW 507
5. Bob Cousy*-BOS 476
6. Larry Foust-FTW 432
7. Ed Macauley*-BOS 400
8. George Yardley*-FTW 365
9. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 358
  Bill Sharman*-BOS 358
11. Chuck Share-STL 346
12. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 338
13. Ray Felix-NYK 331
14. Slater Martin*-MNL 329
15. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 328
16. Carl Braun-NYK 320
17. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 319
18. Dick Schnittker-MNL 304
19. Jack George-PHW 296
20. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 283

Free Throw Attempts

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 757
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 685
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 632
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW 626
5. Bob Cousy*-BOS 564
6. Larry Foust-FTW 555
7. Ed Macauley*-BOS 504
8. Chuck Share-STL 498
9. George Yardley*-FTW 492
10. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 469
  Ray Felix-NYK 469
12. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 455
13. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 447
14. Bill Sharman*-BOS 413
15. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 408
16. Slater Martin*-MNL 395
17. Jack George-PHW 391
18. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 383
19. Carl Braun-NYK 382
20. Ed Fleming-ROC 372

Total Rebounds

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 1164
2. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 1094
3. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 992
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 891
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 872
6. Chuck Share-STL 774
7. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 740
8. Jack Coleman-TOT 688
9. George Yardley*-FTW 686
10. Larry Foust-FTW 648
11. Joe Graboski-PHW 642
12. Jack Nichols-BOS 625
13. Ray Felix-NYK 623
14. Jim Loscutoff-BOS 622
15. Tom Gola*-PHW 616
  Kenny Sears-NYK 616
17. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 608
18. Red Kerr-SYR 607
19. Arnie Risen*-BOS 553
20. Paul Arizin*-PHW 539

Assists

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 642
2. Jack George-PHW 457
3. Slater Martin*-MNL 445
4. George King-SYR 410
  Andy Phillip*-FTW 410
6. Tom Gola*-PHW 404
7. Dick McGuire*-NYK 362
8. Bill Sharman*-BOS 339
9. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 328
10. Carl Braun-NYK 298
11. Jack Coleman-TOT 294
12. Chuck Noble-FTW 282
13. Bob Harrison-STL 277
14. Paul Seymour-SYR 276
15. Whitey Skoog-MNL 255
16. Neil Johnston*-PHW 225
  Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 225
18. Jack McMahon-TOT 222
  Richie Regan-ROC 222
20. Ed Macauley*-BOS 211

Personal Fouls

1. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 319
2. Chuck Share-STL 318
3. Arnie Risen*-BOS 300
4. Ray Felix-NYK 293
5. Dick Ricketts-TOT 287
6. Paul Arizin*-PHW 282
7. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 276
8. Tom Gola*-PHW 272
  Joe Graboski-PHW 272
10. Alex Hannum-STL 271
11. Earl Lloyd-SYR 267
12. Larry Foust-FTW 263
13. Dick Schnittker-MNL 253
  Chuck Noble-FTW 253
15. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 251
  Neil Johnston*-PHW 251
17. Art Spoelstra-ROC 248
18. Bob Harrison-STL 246
19. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 245
20. Red Rocha-SYR 244

Points

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 1849
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW 1741
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 1547
4. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 1526
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 1472
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 1434
7. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1356
8. Ed Macauley*-BOS 1240
9. George Yardley*-FTW 1233
10. Larry Foust-FTW 1166
11. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 1125
12. Carl Braun-NYK 1112
13. Jack Twyman*-ROC 1038
14. Joe Graboski-PHW 1034
15. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 1002
16. Jack George-PHW 1000
17. Chuck Share-STL 976
18. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 962
19. Red Kerr-SYR 961
20. Jack Coleman-TOT 957

Field Goal Pct

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW .457
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW .448
3. Larry Foust-FTW .447
4. Kenny Sears-NYK .438
5. Bill Sharman*-BOS .438
6. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL .434
7. Chuck Share-STL .430
8. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .430
9. Bob Pettit*-STL .429
10. Mel Hutchins-FTW .425
11. Jack Twyman*-ROC .422
12. Ed Macauley*-BOS .422
13. Ray Felix-NYK .415
14. Jack Nichols-BOS .413
15. Jack Coleman-TOT .412
16. Tom Gola*-PHW .412
17. George Yardley*-FTW .407
18. Red Kerr-SYR .403
19. Whitey Skoog-MNL .398
20. Dick Schnittker-MNL .393

Free Throw Pct

1. Bill Sharman*-BOS .867
2. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .858
3. Dick Schnittker-MNL .856
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS .844
5. Carl Braun-NYK .838
6. Slater Martin*-MNL .833
7. Paul Arizin*-PHW .810
8. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .804
9. Neil Johnston*-PHW .801
10. Jim Baechtold-NYK .801
11. Kenny Sears-NYK .796
12. Ed Macauley*-BOS .794
13. Jack Nichols-BOS .790
14. Harry Gallatin*-NYK .787
15. Red Rocha-SYR .783
16. Larry Foust-FTW .778
17. Billy Kenville-SYR .759
18. Jack George-PHW .757
19. Ed Fleming-ROC .745
20. George Yardley*-FTW .742

Minutes Per Game

1. Jack George-PHW 39.4
2. Slater Martin*-MNL 39.4
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 38.8
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 38.4
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW 37.8
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 37.5
7. Neil Johnston*-PHW 37.1
8. Jack Coleman-TOT 36.5
9. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 35.5
10. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 35.0
11. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 34.7
12. Tom Gola*-PHW 34.5
13. Mel Hutchins-FTW 33.9
14. Ed Macauley*-BOS 33.2
15. George Yardley*-FTW 33.1
16. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 33.0
17. Joe Graboski-PHW 33.0
18. Jack Nichols-BOS 32.7
19. George King-SYR 32.5
20. Carl Braun-NYK 32.2

Points Per Game

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 25.7
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW 24.2
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 22.1
4. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 21.5
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 20.4
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 19.9
7. Bob Cousy*-BOS 18.8
8. Ed Macauley*-BOS 17.5
9. George Yardley*-FTW 17.4
10. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 16.8
11. Larry Foust-FTW 16.2
12. Carl Braun-NYK 15.4
13. Jack Twyman*-ROC 14.4
14. Joe Graboski-PHW 14.4
15. Jack Nichols-BOS 14.3
16. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 13.9
17. Jack George-PHW 13.9
18. Chuck Share-STL 13.6
19. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 13.4
20. Red Kerr-SYR 13.3

Rebounds Per Game

1. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 16.3
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 16.2
3. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 14.0
4. Neil Johnston*-PHW 12.5
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 12.4
6. Chuck Share-STL 10.8
7. Jack Nichols-BOS 10.4
8. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 10.3
9. George Yardley*-FTW 9.7
10. Jack Coleman-TOT 9.2
11. Tom Gola*-PHW 9.1
12. Larry Foust-FTW 9.0
13. Joe Graboski-PHW 8.9
14. Kenny Sears-NYK 8.8
15. Jim Loscutoff-BOS 8.8
16. Ray Felix-NYK 8.7
17. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 8.4
18. Red Kerr-SYR 8.4
19. Arnie Risen*-BOS 8.1
20. Mel Hutchins-FTW 7.5

Assists Per Game

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 8.9
2. Jack George-PHW 6.3
3. Slater Martin*-MNL 6.2
4. Tom Gola*-PHW 5.9
5. Andy Phillip*-FTW 5.9
6. Dick McGuire*-NYK 5.8
7. George King-SYR 5.7
8. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 4.9
9. Paul Seymour-SYR 4.8
10. Bill Sharman*-BOS 4.7
11. Carl Braun-NYK 4.1
12. Jack Coleman-TOT 3.9
13. Chuck Noble-FTW 3.9
14. Bob Harrison-STL 3.8
15. Whitey Skoog-MNL 3.5
16. Neil Johnston*-PHW 3.2
17. Jack McMahon-TOT 3.2
18. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 3.1
19. Richie Regan-ROC 3.1
20. Dick Ricketts-TOT 3.0

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 27.3
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 25.1
3. Larry Foust-FTW 23.8
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 23.7
5. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 23.5
6. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 22.1
7. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 22.0
8. Paul Arizin*-PHW 21.3
9. Chuck Share-STL 20.6
10. Bob Cousy*-BOS 20.2
11. George Yardley*-FTW 20.0
12. Ray Felix-NYK 18.6
13. Ed Macauley*-BOS 18.3
14. Kenny Sears-NYK 17.8
15. Bill Sharman*-BOS 17.7
16. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 17.5
17. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 16.8
18. Tom Gola*-PHW 16.7
19. Jack Nichols-BOS 16.5
20. Ed Fleming-ROC 16.4

True Shooting Pct

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW .555
2. Larry Foust-FTW .547
3. Paul Arizin*-PHW .526
4. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .522
5. Kenny Sears-NYK .515
6. Chuck Share-STL .512
7. Ed Macauley*-BOS .509
8. Bill Sharman*-BOS .508
9. Ray Felix-NYK .506
10. Dick Schnittker-MNL .505
11. Bob Pettit*-STL .502
12. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .497
13. Tom Gola*-PHW .496
14. Walter Dukes-NYK .491
15. Harry Gallatin*-NYK .484
16. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL .484
17. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .481
18. George Yardley*-FTW .480
19. Dick Hemric-BOS .480
20. Billy Kenville-SYR .477

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW .457
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW .448
3. Larry Foust-FTW .447
4. Kenny Sears-NYK .438
5. Bill Sharman*-BOS .438
6. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL .434
7. Chuck Share-STL .430
8. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .430
9. Bob Pettit*-STL .429
10. Mel Hutchins-FTW .425
11. Jack Twyman*-ROC .422
12. Ed Macauley*-BOS .422
13. Ray Felix-NYK .415
14. Jack Nichols-BOS .413
15. Jack Coleman-TOT .412
16. Tom Gola*-PHW .412
17. George Yardley*-FTW .407
18. Red Kerr-SYR .403
19. Whitey Skoog-MNL .398
20. Dick Schnittker-MNL .393

Offensive Win Shares

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 11.2
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW 10.2
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 8.9
4. Larry Foust-FTW 8.6
5. Bill Sharman*-BOS 7.2
6. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 6.9
7. Ed Macauley*-BOS 6.2
8. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 5.6
9. Chuck Share-STL 5.4
10. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 4.9
11. Kenny Sears-NYK 4.8
12. George Yardley*-FTW 4.6
13. Ray Felix-NYK 4.3
14. Bob Cousy*-BOS 4.3
15. Dick Schnittker-MNL 4.2
16. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 4.0
17. Tom Gola*-PHW 4.0
18. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 3.6
19. Slater Martin*-MNL 2.9
20. Jack Twyman*-ROC 2.8

Defensive Win Shares

1. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 5.9
2. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 4.9
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 4.8
4. Jack Coleman-TOT 4.1
5. George King-SYR 3.3
6. Chuck Share-STL 3.3
7. Red Kerr-SYR 3.3
8. Ed Fleming-ROC 3.2
9. Jack Twyman*-ROC 3.1
10. Dick Ricketts-TOT 3.0
11. Earl Lloyd-SYR 2.9
12. George Yardley*-FTW 2.8
13. Neil Johnston*-PHW 2.7
14. Red Rocha-SYR 2.7
15. Bob Cousy*-BOS 2.6
16. Larry Foust-FTW 2.6
17. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 2.5
18. Tom Gola*-PHW 2.5
19. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 2.5
20. Art Spoelstra-ROC 2.5

Win Shares

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 13.9
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 13.8
3. Paul Arizin*-PHW 12.2
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 11.8
5. Larry Foust-FTW 11.1
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 8.8
7. Chuck Share-STL 8.6
8. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL 8.1
9. Ed Macauley*-BOS 7.8
10. George Yardley*-FTW 7.5
11. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 6.9
12. Bob Cousy*-BOS 6.8
13. Tom Gola*-PHW 6.5
14. Jack Coleman-TOT 6.4
15. Kenny Sears-NYK 6.2
16. Maurice Stokes*-ROC 6.0
17. Jack Twyman*-ROC 5.9
18. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 5.6
19. Ray Felix-NYK 5.5
20. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 5.4

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Larry Foust-FTW .264
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW .258
3. Bob Pettit*-STL .236
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .225
5. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .214
6. Paul Arizin*-PHW .214
7. Chuck Share-STL .210
8. Ed Macauley*-BOS .159
9. Bill Sharman*-BOS .157
10. Ray Felix-NYK .155
11. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL .155
12. George Yardley*-FTW .152
13. Kenny Sears-NYK .144
14. Tom Gola*-PHW .132
15. Dick Schnittker-MNL .132
16. Jack Twyman*-ROC .129
17. Maurice Stokes*-ROC .125
18. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .123
19. Bob Cousy*-BOS .119
20. Ed Fleming-ROC .118