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1957 NBA Playoffs Summary


League Champion: Boston Celtics

1957 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Bob Pettit (298)
TRB: Bill Russell (244)
AST: Bob Cousy (93)
WS: Bob Pettit (1.7)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over St. Louis Hawks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (3-0): Boston Celtics over Syracuse Nationals (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (3-0): St. Louis Hawks over Minneapolis Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0): Syracuse Nationals over Philadelphia Warriors (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (2-0): Minneapolis Lakers over Fort Wayne Pistons (Series Stats)
 
Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0): St. Louis Hawks over Fort Wayne Pistons (Series Stats)
Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0): St. Louis Hawks over Minneapolis Lakers (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 Minneapolis Lakers 5 1250 214 547 .391 214 547 .391 161 216 .745 334 114 147 589 117.8
2 Fort Wayne Pistons 2 480 91 209 .435 91 209 .435 53 72 .736 113 52 51 235 117.5
3 St. Louis Hawks 10 2550 395 1025 .385 395 1025 .385 347 489 .710 673 233 301 1137 113.7
4 Boston Celtics 10 2500 408 1106 .369 408 1106 .369 301 421 .715 729 229 303 1117 111.7
5 Syracuse Nationals 5 1200 163 483 .337 163 483 .337 143 185 .773 311 79 120 469 93.8
6 Philadelphia Warriors 2 480 70 197 .355 70 197 .355 36 54 .667 133 40 44 176 88.0
League Average 6 1410 224 595 .376 224 595 .376 174 240 .724 382 125 161 621 109.5

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 Philadelphia Warriors 2 480 194 97.0
2 Syracuse Nationals 5 1200 487 97.4
3 Boston Celtics 10 2500 1045 104.5
4 St. Louis Hawks 10 2550 1154 115.4
5 Minneapolis Lakers 5 1250 602 120.4
6 Fort Wayne Pistons 2 480 241 120.5
League Average 6 1410 621 109.5

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 Boston Celtics 10 7 3 .700 7.2 2.8 .381 .369 .272
2 St. Louis Hawks 10 6 4 .600 4.5 5.5 .477 .385 .339
3 Minneapolis Lakers 5 2 3 .400 2.1 2.9 .395 .391 .294
4 Syracuse Nationals 5 2 3 .400 1.9 3.1 .383 .337 .296
5 Fort Wayne Pistons 2 0 2 .000 0.8 1.2 .344 .435 .254
6 Philadelphia Warriors 2 0 2 .000 0.4 1.6 .274 .355 .183
League Average 5.7 2.8 2.8 .500 2.9 2.8 .403 .376 .292

Playoff Leaders