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1956-57 NBA Stats: Per Game

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Bob Cousy (20.6/4.8/7.5)
Rookie of the Year: Tom Heinsohn (16.2/9.8/1.6)

PPG Leader: Paul Arizin (25.6)
RPG Leader: Bill Russell (19.6)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (7.5)
WS Leader: Neil Johnston (13.7)

Per Game

Rk Player Pos Age Tm G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Forest Able G 24 SYR 1 1.0 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
2 Paul Arizin* SF 28 PHW 71 39.0 8.6 20.4 .422 8.6 20.4 .422 8.3 10.0 .829 7.9 2.1 3.9 25.6
3 Bob Armstrong C-F 23 PHW 19 5.8 0.6 1.9 .297 0.6 1.9 .297 0.3 0.6 .500 2.1 0.2 0.7 1.5
4 Jim Baechtold SF 29 NYK 45 10.3 1.7 4.4 .381 1.7 4.4 .381 1.5 2.0 .750 1.8 0.7 0.9 4.8
5 John Barber F 29 STL 5 3.8 0.4 1.6 .250 0.4 1.6 .250 0.6 1.2 .500 1.2 0.0 0.8 1.4
6 Ernie Beck SG 25 PHW 72 24.2 2.7 7.1 .384 2.7 7.1 .384 1.5 2.2 .707 4.3 2.6 2.2 7.0
7 Irv Bemoras SF 26 STL 62 15.9 2.0 6.2 .322 2.0 6.2 .322 1.1 1.7 .680 2.0 0.7 1.2 5.1
8 Gary Bergen C 24 NYK 6 6.7 0.5 1.8 .273 0.5 1.8 .273 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.3 0.2 0.7 1.3
9 Al Bianchi PG 24 SYR 68 23.2 2.9 8.3 .351 2.9 8.3 .351 2.4 3.5 .690 3.3 1.6 2.9 8.3
10 Carl Braun PG 29 NYK 72 32.6 5.3 13.8 .381 5.3 13.8 .381 3.4 4.2 .809 3.6 3.6 2.7 13.9
11 Bob Burrow C 22 ROC 67 15.3 2.0 5.5 .374 2.0 5.5 .374 1.9 3.1 .616 4.4 0.6 2.5 6.0
12 Nathaniel Clifton PF 34 NYK 71 31.4 4.3 11.5 .377 4.3 11.5 .377 2.1 3.1 .673 7.8 2.3 3.4 10.7
13 Jack Coleman PF 32 STL 72 29.8 4.4 10.8 .408 4.4 10.8 .408 1.7 2.2 .764 9.0 2.2 3.3 10.5
14 Ed Conlin SG 23 SYR 71 31.7 4.7 12.6 .374 4.7 12.6 .374 4.0 5.2 .769 6.1 2.9 2.4 13.4
15 Larry Costello PG 25 PHW 72 29.3 2.6 6.9 .374 2.6 6.9 .374 2.4 3.1 .788 4.5 3.3 2.5 7.6
16 Bob Cousy* PG 28 BOS 64 36.9 7.5 19.8 .378 7.5 19.8 .378 5.7 6.9 .821 4.8 7.5 2.1 20.6
17 Walt Davis PF 26 PHW 65 19.2 2.7 6.7 .407 2.7 6.7 .407 1.1 1.6 .698 4.7 0.8 3.6 6.6
18 George Dempsey PG 27 PHW 71 16.2 1.9 4.3 .444 1.9 4.3 .444 0.8 1.4 .539 3.5 1.9 1.5 4.5
19 Corky Devlin SG 25 FTW 71 17.5 2.7 7.1 .378 2.7 7.1 .378 1.4 2.0 .678 2.1 2.0 1.6 6.7
20 Walter Dukes C 26 MNL 71 26.3 3.2 8.8 .364 3.2 8.8 .364 3.7 5.4 .689 11.2 0.8 3.8 10.1
Rk Player Pos Age Tm G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
21 Ray Felix C 26 NYK 72 22.5 4.1 9.8 .416 4.1 9.8 .416 3.8 5.2 .747 8.2 0.5 3.9 12.0
22 Ed Fleming SG 23 ROC 51 18.2 2.1 7.1 .299 2.1 7.1 .299 2.7 3.7 .728 3.6 1.6 1.8 7.0
23 Larry Foust C 28 FTW 61 25.1 4.0 10.1 .394 4.0 10.1 .394 4.5 6.2 .718 9.1 1.2 3.6 12.4
24 Harry Gallatin* PF 29 NYK 72 27.0 4.6 11.3 .406 4.6 11.3 .406 5.8 7.2 .800 10.1 1.2 2.8 15.0
25 Dick Garmaker SG 24 MNL 72 33.4 5.6 14.1 .400 5.6 14.1 .400 5.1 6.0 .839 4.7 2.6 2.8 16.3
26 Jack George SG 28 PHW 67 33.3 3.8 11.2 .337 3.8 11.2 .337 3.0 4.4 .683 4.7 4.6 2.5 10.5
27 Joe Graboski PF 27 PHW 72 34.7 5.4 15.5 .349 5.4 15.5 .349 3.5 4.5 .783 8.5 1.9 3.4 14.3
28 Si Green SG 23 ROC 13 32.5 3.8 11.0 .350 3.8 11.0 .350 3.8 5.3 .710 5.2 3.6 2.8 11.5
29 Richie Guerin* SG 24 NYK 72 24.9 3.6 9.7 .368 3.6 9.7 .368 2.5 4.1 .620 4.6 2.5 2.6 9.7
30 Cliff Hagan* SF 25 STL 67 14.5 2.0 5.5 .361 2.0 5.5 .361 1.5 2.2 .690 3.7 1.3 2.5 5.5
31 Alex Hannum F-C 33 TOT 59 10.9 1.3 3.8 .345 1.3 3.8 .345 0.6 0.9 .661 2.7 0.5 2.3 3.2
32 Bob Harrison G 29 TOT 66 27.4 3.7 9.5 .386 3.7 9.5 .386 1.4 2.0 .715 2.4 2.4 3.3 8.8
33 Tom Heinsohn* PF 22 BOS 72 29.9 6.2 15.6 .397 6.2 15.6 .397 3.8 4.8 .790 9.8 1.6 4.2 16.2
34 Dick Hemric PF 23 BOS 67 15.7 1.6 4.7 .344 1.6 4.7 .344 2.2 3.1 .695 4.5 0.6 1.5 5.4
35 Larry Hennessy SG 27 SYR 21 17.8 2.7 8.3 .320 2.7 8.3 .320 1.1 1.5 .719 2.1 1.3 1.3 6.4
36 Lew Hitch PF 27 TOT 68 16.7 1.6 4.4 .375 1.6 4.4 .375 0.9 1.3 .716 3.7 0.6 1.5 4.2
36 Lew Hitch PF 27 ROC 30 18.5 1.8 4.8 .372 1.8 4.8 .372 1.2 1.7 .725 4.0 0.5 1.8 4.8
36 Lew Hitch PF 27 PHW 38 15.2 1.5 4.0 .377 1.5 4.0 .377 0.7 1.0 .703 3.5 0.7 1.3 3.7
37 Joe Holup SF 22 SYR 71 18.1 2.3 6.9 .329 2.3 6.9 .329 2.9 3.6 .806 3.9 1.2 2.5 7.4
38 Bob Hopkins C 22 SYR 62 12.3 2.1 5.5 .379 2.1 5.5 .379 1.5 2.0 .746 3.8 0.4 1.7 5.7
39 Bob Houbregs* C 24 FTW 60 26.5 4.2 9.8 .432 4.2 9.8 .432 2.8 3.9 .714 6.7 1.9 2.0 11.2
40 Mel Hutchins PF 28 FTW 72 36.8 5.1 13.2 .387 5.1 13.2 .387 2.1 2.9 .738 7.9 2.9 2.5 12.4
Rk Player Pos Age Tm G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
41 Neil Johnston* C 27 PHW 69 36.7 7.5 16.9 .447 7.5 16.9 .447 7.8 9.4 .826 12.4 2.9 3.3 22.8
42 Phil Jordon C-F 23 NYK 9 10.1 2.0 5.4 .367 2.0 5.4 .367 0.9 1.3 .667 3.8 0.2 1.7 4.9
43 Ed Kalafat SF 24 MNL 65 24.9 2.7 7.8 .351 2.7 7.8 .351 3.0 4.6 .661 6.5 1.6 3.7 8.5
44 Billy Kenville SG 26 FTW 71 24.0 2.9 8.6 .336 2.9 8.6 .336 2.5 3.1 .798 4.6 2.4 2.4 8.2
45 Red Kerr C 24 SYR 72 30.4 4.6 11.5 .403 4.6 11.5 .403 3.1 4.3 .719 11.2 1.3 2.6 12.4
46 Hal Lear G 22 PHW 3 4.7 0.7 2.0 .333 0.7 2.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.3
47 Slick Leonard PG 24 MNL 72 27.0 4.2 12.0 .349 4.2 12.0 .349 2.6 3.3 .772 3.1 2.3 1.9 11.0
48 Earl Lloyd SF 28 SYR 72 27.3 3.6 9.5 .373 3.6 9.5 .373 1.9 2.5 .749 6.0 1.6 3.9 9.0
49 Jim Loscutoff SF 26 BOS 70 31.7 4.4 12.7 .345 4.4 12.7 .345 1.9 2.7 .706 10.4 1.3 3.5 10.6
50 Clyde Lovellette* C 27 MNL 69 36.1 8.3 19.5 .426 8.3 19.5 .426 4.1 5.8 .717 13.5 2.0 3.6 20.8
51 Ed Macauley* PF 28 STL 72 35.9 5.8 13.7 .419 5.8 13.7 .419 5.0 6.7 .749 6.1 2.8 2.9 16.5
52 Tom Marshall SF 26 ROC 40 11.5 1.4 4.1 .344 1.4 4.1 .344 1.2 1.5 .810 2.1 0.8 0.8 4.0
53 Slater Martin* PG 31 TOT 66 36.4 3.7 11.2 .332 3.7 11.2 .332 3.5 4.4 .790 4.4 4.1 2.9 10.9
53 Slater Martin* PG 31 NYK 13 32.8 2.5 7.4 .344 2.5 7.4 .344 3.4 4.1 .830 3.2 3.0 2.2 8.5
53 Slater Martin* PG 31 STL 53 37.3 4.0 12.1 .330 4.0 12.1 .330 3.5 4.5 .782 4.6 4.3 3.1 11.5
54 Johnny McCarthy PG 22 ROC 72 21.7 2.4 6.4 .376 2.4 6.4 .376 1.8 2.7 .674 2.8 1.5 1.8 6.6
55 Dick McGuire* PG 31 NYK 72 16.5 1.9 5.1 .383 1.9 5.1 .383 1.5 2.3 .644 2.0 3.1 1.4 5.3
56 Jack McMahon SG 28 STL 72 32.6 3.3 10.1 .330 3.3 10.1 .330 2.0 3.1 .631 3.1 5.1 3.0 8.6
57 Chuck Mencel PG 23 MNL 72 25.7 3.4 9.6 .353 3.4 9.6 .353 2.5 3.3 .746 3.3 2.8 1.3 9.2
58 Vern Mikkelsen* PF 28 MNL 72 30.5 4.5 11.9 .377 4.5 11.9 .377 4.8 5.9 .807 8.8 1.7 4.3 13.7
59 Jackie Moore SF 24 PHW 57 7.0 0.8 1.9 .406 0.8 1.9 .406 0.6 0.8 .804 2.0 0.4 1.3 2.2
60 Willie Naulls PF 22 TOT 71 25.0 4.1 11.5 .357 4.1 11.5 .357 1.9 2.7 .677 8.7 1.2 2.6 10.1
60 Willie Naulls F-C 22 STL 19 23.1 4.1 11.1 .365 4.1 11.1 .365 2.2 3.2 .683 8.8 1.2 3.0 10.3
60 Willie Naulls PF 22 NYK 52 25.8 4.2 11.7 .355 4.2 11.7 .355 1.8 2.6 .674 8.7 1.2 2.5 10.1
Rk Player Pos Age Tm G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
61 Jack Nichols PF 30 BOS 61 22.5 3.2 8.8 .363 3.2 8.8 .363 1.8 2.2 .794 6.1 1.4 3.0 8.2
62 Chuck Noble SG 25 FTW 54 23.3 3.7 10.3 .360 3.7 10.3 .360 1.4 1.9 .745 2.5 3.3 3.0 8.8
63 Togo Palazzi SF 24 TOT 63 16.1 3.3 9.1 .368 3.3 9.1 .368 2.2 2.8 .777 4.2 0.8 1.9 8.8
63 Togo Palazzi SF 24 BOS 21 11.1 2.0 5.6 .347 2.0 5.6 .347 1.1 1.5 .719 3.6 0.4 1.1 5.0
63 Togo Palazzi SF 24 SYR 42 18.6 4.0 10.8 .373 4.0 10.8 .373 2.7 3.4 .790 4.5 1.0 2.2 10.7
64 Med Park SG 23 STL 66 17.1 1.8 4.9 .364 1.8 4.9 .364 1.6 2.2 .740 3.0 1.4 2.1 5.2
65 Jim Paxson SF 24 MNL 71 17.9 1.9 6.8 .285 1.9 6.8 .285 2.4 3.3 .720 3.7 1.2 2.3 6.3
66 Bob Pettit* C 24 STL 71 35.1 8.6 20.8 .415 8.6 20.8 .415 7.5 9.6 .773 14.6 1.9 2.5 24.7
67 Andy Phillip* PG 34 BOS 67 22.0 1.6 4.1 .379 1.6 4.1 .379 1.3 2.0 .642 2.7 2.5 1.8 4.4
68 Dave Piontek SF 22 ROC 71 24.8 3.6 9.0 .403 3.6 9.0 .403 1.7 2.6 .667 4.9 1.5 2.0 9.0
69 Frank Ramsey* SG 25 BOS 35 23.1 3.9 10.0 .393 3.9 10.0 .393 4.1 5.2 .791 5.1 1.9 3.2 11.9
70 Jim Ray G 23 SYR 4 10.8 0.5 2.8 .182 0.5 2.8 .182 0.8 1.3 .600 1.3 0.8 1.0 1.8
71 Richie Regan PG 26 ROC 71 29.6 3.6 11.0 .329 3.6 11.0 .329 2.6 3.3 .774 2.9 3.1 2.5 9.8
72 Dick Ricketts C 23 ROC 72 29.4 4.2 12.1 .344 4.2 12.1 .344 2.9 4.1 .694 6.1 1.8 4.3 11.2
73 Arnie Risen* C 32 BOS 43 21.7 2.8 7.1 .388 2.8 7.1 .388 2.5 3.6 .679 6.7 1.2 3.8 8.0
74 Red Rocha C 33 FTW 72 16.0 1.9 5.4 .349 1.9 5.4 .349 1.5 2.0 .757 3.8 1.1 2.3 5.3
75 Dick Rosenthal SF 27 FTW 18 10.4 1.2 4.4 .266 1.2 4.4 .266 0.5 0.9 .529 2.9 0.9 1.2 2.8
76 Bill Russell* C 22 BOS 48 35.3 5.8 13.5 .427 5.8 13.5 .427 3.2 6.4 .492 19.6 1.8 3.0 14.7
77 Don Savage F-G 28 SYR 5 11.0 1.2 3.8 .316 1.2 3.8 .316 1.2 1.4 .857 1.4 0.4 1.4 3.6
78 Bob Schafer SG SYR 11 15.2 1.7 6.0 .288 1.7 6.0 .288 1.0 1.2 .846 1.0 1.4 1.5 4.5
79 Dolph Schayes* PF 28 SYR 72 39.6 6.9 18.2 .379 6.9 18.2 .379 8.7 9.6 .904 14.0 3.2 3.0 22.5
80 Dick Schnittker SF 28 MNL 70 14.2 1.6 5.0 .322 1.6 5.0 .322 2.3 2.8 .829 2.6 0.7 2.1 5.5
Rk Player Pos Age Tm G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
81 Kenny Sears SF 23 NYK 72 34.9 4.8 11.4 .418 4.8 11.4 .418 5.3 6.7 .790 8.5 1.4 3.1 14.8
82 Paul Seymour PG 29 SYR 65 19.0 2.2 6.8 .324 2.2 6.8 .324 1.6 1.9 .821 2.0 3.0 1.4 6.0
83 Chuck Share C 29 STL 72 23.2 3.3 7.4 .439 3.3 7.4 .439 3.7 5.5 .684 8.9 1.1 3.7 10.3
84 Bill Sharman* SG 30 BOS 67 35.9 7.7 18.5 .416 7.7 18.5 .416 5.7 6.3 .905 4.3 3.5 2.8 21.1
85 Ron Shavlik F 23 NYK 7 10.3 0.6 3.1 .182 0.6 3.1 .182 0.3 0.7 .400 3.1 0.0 1.7 1.4
86 Gene Shue PG 25 FTW 72 34.3 3.8 9.9 .385 3.8 9.9 .385 3.3 4.4 .763 5.8 3.3 1.9 10.9
87 Whitey Skoog SG 30 MNL 23 28.5 3.4 9.6 .355 3.4 9.6 .355 1.9 2.0 .936 3.1 3.3 2.8 8.7
88 Ron Sobie SG 22 NYK 71 19.4 2.3 6.2 .376 2.3 6.2 .376 2.1 2.8 .764 4.6 1.8 2.2 6.8
89 Odie Spears G 31 TOT 11 10.7 1.1 3.5 .316 1.1 3.5 .316 1.7 2.0 .864 1.4 0.6 2.2 3.9
90 Art Spoelstra C 24 ROC 69 17.0 3.1 8.1 .388 3.1 8.1 .388 1.3 1.7 .733 3.2 0.8 2.4 7.6
91 Norm Stewart F 22 STL 5 7.4 0.8 3.0 .267 0.8 3.0 .267 0.4 1.2 .333 1.0 0.4 1.8 2.0
92 Maurice Stokes* PF 23 ROC 72 38.3 6.0 17.3 .347 6.0 17.3 .347 3.6 5.3 .665 17.4 4.6 4.0 15.6
93 Bill Thieben PF 21 FTW 58 10.9 1.6 4.4 .352 1.6 4.4 .352 1.0 1.5 .655 3.6 0.3 1.3 4.1
94 Lou Tsioropoulos SF 26 BOS 52 12.9 1.5 4.9 .309 1.5 4.9 .309 1.3 1.7 .775 4.0 0.6 2.6 4.4
95 Jim Tucker PF 24 SYR 9 13.2 1.9 4.9 .386 1.9 4.9 .386 0.0 0.1 .000 2.2 0.2 2.9 3.8
96 Jack Twyman* SG 22 ROC 72 32.5 6.2 14.2 .439 6.2 14.2 .439 3.8 5.0 .760 4.9 1.7 3.5 16.3
97 Bobby Wanzer* SG 35 ROC 21 7.6 1.1 2.3 .469 1.1 2.3 .469 1.7 2.2 .783 1.2 0.4 1.0 3.9
98 Bob Williams F 25 MNL 4 5.0 0.3 1.0 .250 0.3 1.0 .250 0.5 0.8 .667 1.3 0.0 0.5 1.0
99 George Yardley* SF 28 FTW 72 37.4 7.3 17.7 .410 7.3 17.7 .410 7.0 8.9 .787 10.5 2.0 3.2 21.5