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1954 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Minneapolis Lakers

1954 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: George Mikan (252)
TRB: George Mikan (171)
AST: Slater Martin (60) & Paul Seymour (60)
WS: George Mikan (3.5)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Minneapolis Lakers over Syracuse Nationals (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (2-0): Syracuse Nationals over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (2-1): Minneapolis Lakers over Rochester Royals (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Round Robin: Syracuse Nationals (4-0)
Boston Celtics (2-2)
New York Knicks (0-4)
Western Round Robin: Minneapolis Lakers (3-0)
Rochester Royals (2-1)
Fort Wayne Pistons (0-4)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Boston Celtics 6 1465 167 441 .379 167 441 .379 188 253 .743 312 134 231 522 87.0
2 Syracuse Nationals 13 3145 335 847 .396 335 847 .396 389 566 .687 591 235 352 1059 81.5
3 Minneapolis Lakers 13 3120 371 927 .400 371 927 .400 302 418 .722 648 203 371 1044 80.3
4 Rochester Royals 6 1440 162 408 .397 162 408 .397 157 217 .724 278 108 157 481 80.2
5 New York Knicks 4 960 92 250 .368 92 250 .368 132 179 .737 200 64 149 316 79.0
6 Fort Wayne Pistons 4 960 109 306 .356 109 306 .356 86 115 .748 165 67 107 304 76.0
League Average 8 1848 206 530 .389 206 530 .389 209 291 .717 366 135 228 621 81.0

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Minneapolis Lakers 13 3120 963 74.1
2 Syracuse Nationals 13 3145 1040 80.0
3 Rochester Royals 6 1440 499 83.2
4 Fort Wayne Pistons 4 960 339 84.8
5 New York Knicks 4 960 350 87.5
6 Boston Celtics 6 1465 535 89.2
League Average 8 1848 621 81.0

Miscellaneous Stats

Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Minneapolis Lakers 13 9 4 .692 9.8 3.2 .451 .400 .326
2 Syracuse Nationals 13 9 4 .692 7.3 5.7 .668 .396 .459
3 Rochester Royals 6 3 3 .500 2.2 3.8 .532 .397 .385
4 Boston Celtics 6 2 4 .333 2.5 3.5 .574 .379 .426
5 Fort Wayne Pistons 4 0 4 .000 0.7 3.3 .376 .356 .281
6 New York Knicks 4 0 4 .000 0.8 3.2 .716 .368 .528
League Average 7.7 3.8 3.8 .500 3.9 3.8 .550 .389 .394

Playoff Leaders