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1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 32-36, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Murray Mendenhall (32-36)

PTS/G: 84.1 (7th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 86.0 (9th of 11)
SRS: -1.81 (7th of 11) ▪ Pace: 102.4 (2nd of 11)
Off Rtg: 82.0 (10th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 83.8 (3rd of 11)
Expected W-L: 29-39 (7th of 11)

Arena: North Side High School Gym ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Nov 1, 1950 Box Score Boston Celtics W 107 84 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Nov 2, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 77 92 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Nov 4, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 71 95 1 2 L 2
4 Sun, Nov 5, 1950 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 68 63 2 2 W 1
5 Wed, Nov 8, 1950 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 87 79 3 2 W 2
6 Thu, Nov 9, 1950 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 72 87 3 3 L 1
7 Sat, Nov 11, 1950 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 77 85 3 4 L 2
8 Sun, Nov 12, 1950 Box Score Washington Capitols W 87 73 4 4 W 1
9 Wed, Nov 15, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals W 89 85 5 4 W 2
10 Sat, Nov 18, 1950 Box Score @ Washington Capitols L 75 118 5 5 L 1
11 Sun, Nov 19, 1950 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 84 80 6 5 W 1
12 Wed, Nov 22, 1950 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 19 18 7 5 W 2
13 Thu, Nov 23, 1950 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 73 63 8 5 W 3
14 Sat, Nov 25, 1950 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 71 85 8 6 L 1
15 Sun, Nov 26, 1950 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 79 70 9 6 W 1
16 Tue, Nov 28, 1950 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 66 90 9 7 L 1
17 Sun, Dec 3, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals W 80 79 10 7 W 1
18 Wed, Dec 6, 1950 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 92 73 11 7 W 2
19 Thu, Dec 7, 1950 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 77 76 12 7 W 3
20 Sun, Dec 10, 1950 Box Score Washington Capitols W 97 81 13 7 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Dec 12, 1950 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 81 87 13 8 L 1
22 Thu, Dec 14, 1950 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 82 94 13 9 L 2
23 Sat, Dec 16, 1950 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 77 86 13 10 L 3
24 Sun, Dec 17, 1950 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 99 103 13 11 L 4
25 Tue, Dec 19, 1950 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 93 92 14 11 W 1
26 Thu, Dec 21, 1950 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 97 72 15 11 W 2
27 Sat, Dec 23, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 65 77 15 12 L 1
28 Mon, Dec 25, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 69 81 15 13 L 2
29 Wed, Dec 27, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals L 68 74 15 14 L 3
30 Sun, Dec 31, 1950 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 100 110 15 15 L 4
31 Mon, Jan 1, 1951 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 83 70 16 15 W 1
32 Wed, Jan 3, 1951 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 64 86 16 16 L 1
33 Thu, Jan 4, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians L 83 94 16 17 L 2
34 Sat, Jan 6, 1951 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 91 76 17 17 W 1
35 Sun, Jan 7, 1951 Box Score New York Knicks L 76 79 17 18 L 1
36 Mon, Jan 8, 1951 Box Score N New York Knicks L OT 70 75 17 19 L 2 at Chicago, IL
37 Thu, Jan 11, 1951 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 84 76 18 19 W 1
38 Fri, Jan 12, 1951 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 89 81 19 19 W 2
39 Sat, Jan 13, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 78 99 19 20 L 1
40 Sun, Jan 14, 1951 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 94 85 20 20 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 20, 1951 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 70 89 20 21 L 1 at Milwaukee, WI
42 Sun, Jan 21, 1951 Box Score Boston Celtics L OT 106 112 20 22 L 2
43 Thu, Jan 25, 1951 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 99 20 23 L 3
44 Sat, Jan 27, 1951 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 91 97 20 24 L 4
45 Sun, Jan 28, 1951 Box Score Rochester Royals W 93 88 21 24 W 1
46 Wed, Jan 31, 1951 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 91 84 22 24 W 2
47 Thu, Feb 1, 1951 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 102 109 22 25 L 1
48 Sun, Feb 4, 1951 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 95 108 22 26 L 2
49 Wed, Feb 7, 1951 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 96 86 23 26 W 1
50 Sat, Feb 10, 1951 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 62 73 23 27 L 1
51 Sun, Feb 11, 1951 Box Score New York Knicks W 120 96 24 27 W 1
52 Tue, Feb 13, 1951 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 78 80 24 28 L 1
53 Wed, Feb 14, 1951 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 77 75 25 28 W 1
54 Sat, Feb 17, 1951 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 91 112 25 29 L 1
55 Sun, Feb 18, 1951 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 75 70 26 29 W 1
56 Sat, Feb 24, 1951 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 78 95 26 30 L 1
57 Sun, Feb 25, 1951 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 102 92 27 30 W 1
58 Wed, Feb 28, 1951 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 77 73 28 30 W 2
59 Thu, Mar 1, 1951 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 86 108 28 31 L 1
60 Sat, Mar 3, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 79 89 28 32 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 4, 1951 Box Score New York Knicks W 105 98 29 32 W 1
62 Tue, Mar 6, 1951 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks L 86 88 29 33 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 7, 1951 Box Score Boston Celtics L 95 99 29 34 L 2
64 Sun, Mar 11, 1951 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 102 87 30 34 W 1
65 Wed, Mar 14, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 115 109 31 34 W 2
66 Thu, Mar 15, 1951 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 78 88 31 35 L 1
67 Fri, Mar 16, 1951 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 88 90 31 36 L 2
68 Sun, Mar 18, 1951 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 95 82 32 36 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 20, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 81 110 0 1 L 1
2 Thu, Mar 22, 1951 Box Score Rochester Royals W 83 78 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Mar 24, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 78 97 1 2 L 1