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1953-54 Fort Wayne Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 40-32, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Birch (40-32)

PTS/G: 77.7 (8th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 76.1 (2nd of 9)
SRS: 1.44 (5th of 9) ▪ Pace: 86.9 (8th of 9)
Off Rtg: 89.0 (3rd of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 87.2 (4th of 9)
Expected W-L: 41-31 (5th of 9)

Arena: War Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1954 Playoffs:
Eliminated in Western Division Round Robin

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Nov 1, 1953 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 77 67 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Nov 5, 1953 Box Score Boston Celtics W 83 79 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Nov 7, 1953 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 76 91 2 1 L 1
4 Sun, Nov 8, 1953 Box Score New York Knicks L 70 75 2 2 L 2
5 Tue, Nov 10, 1953 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 78 62 3 2 W 1 at Milwaukee, WI
6 Thu, Nov 12, 1953 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 78 74 4 2 W 2
7 Sat, Nov 14, 1953 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 58 63 4 3 L 1
8 Sun, Nov 15, 1953 Box Score Rochester Royals W 68 65 5 3 W 1
9 Tue, Nov 17, 1953 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 66 83 5 4 L 1 at Buffalo, NY
10 Thu, Nov 19, 1953 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 76 79 5 5 L 2
11 Sat, Nov 21, 1953 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 68 90 5 6 L 3
12 Sun, Nov 22, 1953 Box Score Rochester Royals W 83 82 6 6 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 25, 1953 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks L 58 64 6 7 L 1
14 Thu, Nov 26, 1953 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 78 64 7 7 W 1
15 Sat, Nov 28, 1953 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 92 81 8 7 W 2
16 Sun, Nov 29, 1953 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 83 69 9 7 W 3
17 Tue, Dec 1, 1953 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 69 92 9 8 L 1
18 Thu, Dec 3, 1953 Box Score Boston Celtics W 76 70 10 8 W 1
19 Sat, Dec 5, 1953 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 92 73 11 8 W 2
20 Sun, Dec 6, 1953 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 78 77 12 8 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 9, 1953 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 83 59 13 8 W 4 at Philadelphia, PA
22 Sun, Dec 13, 1953 Box Score New York Knicks L 68 69 13 9 L 1
23 Tue, Dec 15, 1953 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 75 82 13 10 L 2 at New York, NY
24 Wed, Dec 16, 1953 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 74 91 13 11 L 3
25 Sat, Dec 19, 1953 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks W 69 63 14 11 W 1
26 Fri, Dec 25, 1953 Box Score Boston Celtics W 108 79 15 11 W 2
27 Sat, Dec 26, 1953 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 71 77 15 12 L 1
28 Sun, Dec 27, 1953 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 75 79 15 13 L 2
29 Wed, Dec 30, 1953 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 97 80 16 13 W 1
30 Thu, Dec 31, 1953 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 83 56 17 13 W 2 at Indianapolis, IN
31 Sat, Jan 2, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L OT 76 77 17 14 L 1
32 Sun, Jan 3, 1954 Box Score New York Knicks L 72 74 17 15 L 2
33 Tue, Jan 5, 1954 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 60 72 17 16 L 3
34 Wed, Jan 6, 1954 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 90 78 18 16 W 1
35 Thu, Jan 7, 1954 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 67 79 18 17 L 1
36 Sun, Jan 10, 1954 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 81 73 19 17 W 1
37 Tue, Jan 12, 1954 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 97 66 20 17 W 2 at Miami, FL
38 Thu, Jan 14, 1954 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 81 74 21 17 W 3 at Miami, FL
39 Sat, Jan 16, 1954 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 82 88 21 18 L 1
40 Sun, Jan 17, 1954 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 86 83 22 18 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 19, 1954 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 67 73 22 19 L 1 at Milwaukee, WI
42 Sat, Jan 23, 1954 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 72 75 22 20 L 2
43 Sun, Jan 24, 1954 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 79 70 23 20 W 1
44 Wed, Jan 27, 1954 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 77 68 24 20 W 2 at Minneapolis, MN
45 Thu, Jan 28, 1954 Box Score Boston Celtics W 80 68 25 20 W 3
46 Sat, Jan 30, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 70 95 25 21 L 1
47 Sun, Jan 31, 1954 Box Score Rochester Royals W 83 69 26 21 W 1
48 Fri, Feb 5, 1954 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 70 89 26 22 L 1 at Milwaukee, WI
49 Sat, Feb 6, 1954 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L OT 87 93 26 23 L 2
50 Sun, Feb 7, 1954 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 90 83 27 23 W 1
51 Wed, Feb 10, 1954 Box Score N New York Knicks L 69 73 27 24 L 1 at Boston, MA
52 Sat, Feb 13, 1954 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 79 73 28 24 W 1
53 Sun, Feb 14, 1954 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 94 76 29 24 W 2
54 Tue, Feb 16, 1954 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks W 69 65 30 24 W 3
55 Thu, Feb 18, 1954 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 77 91 30 25 L 1
56 Sat, Feb 20, 1954 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 87 85 31 25 W 1
57 Sun, Feb 21, 1954 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks L 62 64 31 26 L 1
58 Mon, Feb 22, 1954 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 95 82 32 26 W 1 at Troy, OH
59 Thu, Feb 25, 1954 Box Score N New York Knicks W 82 62 33 26 W 2 at Miami Beach, FL
60 Sat, Feb 27, 1954 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 79 72 34 26 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 28, 1954 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 94 77 35 26 W 4
62 Mon, Mar 1, 1954 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks W 72 71 36 26 W 5
63 Tue, Mar 2, 1954 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 64 71 36 27 L 1 at New York, NY
64 Thu, Mar 4, 1954 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 63 86 36 28 L 2
65 Fri, Mar 5, 1954 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 76 70 37 28 W 1 at Birmingham, AL
66 Sat, Mar 6, 1954 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 76 71 38 28 W 2
67 Sun, Mar 7, 1954 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 80 86 38 29 L 1
68 Tue, Mar 9, 1954 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 73 75 38 30 L 2 at Miami Beach, FL
69 Wed, Mar 10, 1954 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 88 70 39 30 W 1 at Miami Beach, FL
70 Thu, Mar 11, 1954 Box Score Rochester Royals L 80 95 39 31 L 1
71 Sat, Mar 13, 1954 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 66 93 39 32 L 2
72 Sun, Mar 14, 1954 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 91 86 40 32 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 16, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 75 82 0 1 L 1 Round Robin
2 Thu, Mar 18, 1954 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 85 90 0 2 L 2 Round Robin
3 Sat, Mar 20, 1954 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 73 78 0 3 L 3 Round Robin
4 Sun, Mar 21, 1954 Box Score Rochester Royals L 71 89 0 4 L 4 Round Robin