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1956 NBA Playoffs Leaders

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League Champion: Philadelphia Warriors

1956 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Paul Arizin (289)
TRB: Neil Johnston (143)
AST: George King (60)
WS: Paul Arizin (2.2)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 409
2. George Yardley*-FTW 406
3. Jack George-PHW 405
4. Neil Johnston*-PHW 397
5. Mel Hutchins-FTW 377
6. Tom Gola*-PHW 360
7. Jack Coleman-STL 331
8. George King-SYR 317
9. Joe Graboski-PHW 313
10. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 310

Field Goals

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 103
2. George Yardley*-FTW 77
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 69
4. Joe Graboski-PHW 53
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 52
6. Larry Foust-FTW 49
7. Bob Pettit*-STL 47
8. Jack George-PHW 46
9. Jack Coleman-STL 44
10. Corky Devlin-FTW 41

Field Goal Attempts

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 229
2. George Yardley*-FTW 183
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 169
4. Joe Graboski-PHW 154
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 142
6. Larry Foust-FTW 130
7. Bob Pettit*-STL 128
8. Jack George-PHW 118
9. Jack Coleman-STL 112
  Mel Hutchins-FTW 112

Free Throws

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 83
2. George Yardley*-FTW 76
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 73
4. Larry Foust-FTW 70
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 65
6. Bob Pettit*-STL 59
7. Al Ferrari-STL 54
8. Tom Gola*-PHW 47
9. Jack George-PHW 44
10. George King-SYR 38

Free Throw Attempts

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 99
2. George Yardley*-FTW 98
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 92
4. Larry Foust-FTW 89
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 83
6. Bob Pettit*-STL 70
  Al Ferrari-STL 70
8. Tom Gola*-PHW 60
9. Jack George-PHW 59
10. Chuck Share-STL 48
  George King-SYR 48

Total Rebounds

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 143
2. George Yardley*-FTW 139
3. Larry Foust-FTW 127
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 111
5. Tom Gola*-PHW 101
6. Joe Graboski-PHW 94
7. Mel Hutchins-FTW 88
8. Paul Arizin*-PHW 84
  Bob Pettit*-STL 84
10. Jack Coleman-STL 79

Assists

1. George King-SYR 60
2. Tom Gola*-PHW 58
3. Jack George-PHW 52
4. Neil Johnston*-PHW 51
5. Chuck Noble-FTW 41
6. Andy Phillip*-FTW 35
7. Jack Coleman-STL 32
8. Paul Arizin*-PHW 29
  Bob Harrison-STL 29
10. Dick Farley-SYR 28

Personal Fouls

1. Tom Gola*-PHW 47
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 41
  Chuck Share-STL 41
4. Larry Foust-FTW 38
5. Joe Graboski-PHW 37
  Jack George-PHW 37
  Earl Lloyd-SYR 37
  Red Rocha-SYR 37
9. Alex Hannum-STL 36
10. Odie Spears-FTW 33

Points

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 289
2. George Yardley*-FTW 230
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 203
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 177
5. Larry Foust-FTW 168
6. Bob Pettit*-STL 153
7. Jack George-PHW 136
8. Joe Graboski-PHW 132
9. Tom Gola*-PHW 123
10. Al Ferrari-STL 118

Field Goal Pct

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS .500
2. Chuck Share-STL .493
3. Red Kerr-SYR .480
4. Dick Farley-SYR .472
5. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .462
6. Paul Arizin*-PHW .450
7. Ernie Beck-PHW .431
8. George Yardley*-FTW .421
9. Neil Johnston*-PHW .408
10. Corky Devlin-FTW .406

Free Throw Pct

1. Chuck Noble-FTW .941
  Dick Garmaker-MNL .941
  Bill Sharman*-BOS .941
4. Earl Lloyd-SYR .929
5. Bob Cousy*-BOS .920
6. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .900
7. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .879
8. Dick Schnittker-MNL .850
9. Red Rocha-SYR .846
10. Bob Pettit*-STL .843

Minutes Per Game

1. Jack Coleman-STL 41.4
2. Paul Arizin*-PHW 40.9
3. George Yardley*-FTW 40.6
4. Jack George-PHW 40.5
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 39.7
6. George King-SYR 39.6
7. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 38.8
8. Mel Hutchins-FTW 37.7
9. Tom Gola*-PHW 36.0
10. Bob Pettit*-STL 34.2

Points Per Game

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 28.9
2. George Yardley*-FTW 23.0
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 22.1
4. Neil Johnston*-PHW 20.3
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 19.1
6. Larry Foust-FTW 16.8
7. Al Ferrari-STL 14.8
8. George King-SYR 14.5
9. Jack Coleman-STL 13.8
10. Jack George-PHW 13.6

Rebounds Per Game

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 14.3
2. George Yardley*-FTW 13.9
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 13.9
4. Larry Foust-FTW 12.7
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 10.5
6. Tom Gola*-PHW 10.1
7. Jack Coleman-STL 9.9
8. Joe Graboski-PHW 9.4
9. Chuck Share-STL 9.1
10. Mel Hutchins-FTW 8.8

Assists Per Game

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 8.7
2. George King-SYR 7.5
3. Tom Gola*-PHW 5.8
4. Jack George-PHW 5.2
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 5.1
6. Chuck Noble-FTW 4.1
7. Jack Coleman-STL 4.0
8. Bob Harrison-STL 3.6
9. Andy Phillip*-FTW 3.5
  Dick Farley-SYR 3.5

Player Efficiency Rating

1. George Yardley*-FTW 25.4
2. Larry Foust-FTW 25.2
3. Paul Arizin*-PHW 24.2
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 22.5
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 22.0
6. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 21.7
7. Bob Pettit*-STL 21.5
8. Chuck Share-STL 18.0
9. Dick Farley-SYR 16.8
10. Tom Gola*-PHW 16.2

True Shooting Pct

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS .590
2. Chuck Share-STL .547
3. Clyde Lovellette*-MNL .537
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW .530
5. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .529
6. Al Ferrari-STL .509
7. George Yardley*-FTW .509
8. Dick Farley-SYR .508
9. Larry Foust-FTW .497
10. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .496

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS .500
2. Chuck Share-STL .493
3. Red Kerr-SYR .481
4. Dick Farley-SYR .472
5. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .462
6. Paul Arizin*-PHW .450
7. Ernie Beck-PHW .431
8. George Yardley*-FTW .421
9. Neil Johnston*-PHW .408
10. Corky Devlin-FTW .406

Assist Pct

1. Andy Phillip*-FTW 32.3
2. Dick Farley-SYR 30.3
3. George King-SYR 30.3
4. Chuck Noble-FTW 27.7
5. Tom Gola*-PHW 24.2
6. Neil Johnston*-PHW 21.5
7. Bob Harrison-STL 21.0
8. Frankie Brian-FTW 19.6
9. Jack George-PHW 19.5
10. Jack Coleman-STL 18.8

Offensive Win Shares

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 1.7
2. George Yardley*-FTW 1.3
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 0.8
4. Larry Foust-FTW 0.8
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 0.8
6. Chuck Share-STL 0.7
7. Bob Cousy*-BOS 0.7
8. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 0.7
9. Al Ferrari-STL 0.7
10. Bob Pettit*-STL 0.6

Defensive Win Shares

1. George Yardley*-FTW 0.8
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 0.8
3. Larry Foust-FTW 0.6
4. Tom Gola*-PHW 0.6
5. Mel Hutchins-FTW 0.6
6. Paul Arizin*-PHW 0.5
7. Joe Graboski-PHW 0.5
8. Jack George-PHW 0.5
9. Chuck Noble-FTW 0.4
10. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 0.4

Win Shares

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW 2.2
2. George Yardley*-FTW 2.1
3. Neil Johnston*-PHW 1.6
4. Larry Foust-FTW 1.5
5. Bob Houbregs*-FTW 1.1
6. Tom Gola*-PHW 1.0
7. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 1.0
8. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1.0
9. Jack George-PHW 1.0
10. Chuck Share-STL 0.8

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Paul Arizin*-PHW .262
2. George Yardley*-FTW .244
3. Larry Foust-FTW .243
4. Bob Houbregs*-FTW .239
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW .191
6. Chuck Share-STL .158
7. Dick Farley-SYR .155
8. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .154
9. Tom Gola*-PHW .139
10. Ernie Beck-PHW .132