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1955 NBA Playoffs Summary


League Champion: Syracuse Nationals

1955 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Dolph Schayes (209)
TRB: Dolph Schayes (141)
AST: Andy Phillip (78)
WS: Dolph Schayes (1.8)

League Playoffs

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

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 7 1705 272 625 .435 272 625 .435 193 240 .804 398 202 211 737 105.3
2 New York Knicks 3 720 103 262 .393 103 262 .393 106 137 .774 177 76 72 312 104.0
3 Syracuse Nationals 11 2665 356 981 .363 356 981 .363 357 482 .741 611 282 294 1069 97.2
4 Minneapolis Lakers 7 1730 220 632 .348 220 632 .348 224 295 .759 411 103 197 664 94.9
5 Rochester Royals 3 720 99 283 .350 99 283 .350 84 122 .689 171 60 82 282 94.0
6 Fort Wayne Pistons 11 2690 354 905 .391 354 905 .391 322 425 .758 581 278 322 1030 93.6
League Average 7 1705 234 615 .381 234 615 .381 214 284 .756 392 167 196 682 97.5

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 Fort Wayne Pistons 11 2690 1007 91.5
2 Syracuse Nationals 11 2665 1044 94.9
3 Minneapolis Lakers 7 1730 672 96.0
4 Rochester Royals 3 720 293 97.7
5 Boston Celtics 7 1705 745 106.4
6 New York Knicks 3 720 333 111.0
League Average 7 1705 682 97.5

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 Syracuse Nationals 11 7 4 .636 6.4 4.6 .491 .363 .364
2 Fort Wayne Pistons 11 6 5 .545 6.4 4.6 .470 .391 .356
3 Boston Celtics 7 3 4 .429 3.2 3.8 .384 .435 .309
4 Minneapolis Lakers 7 3 4 .429 3.2 3.8 .467 .348 .354
5 New York Knicks 3 1 2 .333 0.9 2.1 .523 .393 .405
6 Rochester Royals 3 1 2 .333 1.1 1.9 .431 .350 .297
League Average 7.0 3.5 3.5 .500 3.5 3.5 .461 .381 .349

Playoff Leaders