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1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 43-29, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles Eckman (43-29)

PTS/G: 92.4 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 90.0 (2nd of 8)
SRS: 2.01 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 100.7 (6th of 8)
Off Rtg: 91.2 (2nd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 88.9 (3rd of 8)
Expected W-L: 43-29 (1st of 8)

Arena: War Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1955 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-3) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (3-1) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 30, 1954 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks W 91 72 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Oct 31, 1954 Box Score Boston Celtics W 90 86 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Nov 6, 1954 Box Score New York Knicks W 90 83 3 0 W 3
4 Sun, Nov 7, 1954 Box Score Rochester Royals W 109 84 4 0 W 4
5 Thu, Nov 11, 1954 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 86 88 4 1 L 1
6 Sat, Nov 13, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 103 98 5 1 W 1
7 Sun, Nov 14, 1954 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 93 91 6 1 W 2
8 Thu, Nov 18, 1954 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 82 91 6 2 L 1
9 Sat, Nov 20, 1954 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 82 99 6 3 L 2
10 Sun, Nov 21, 1954 Box Score Rochester Royals W 89 78 7 3 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 24, 1954 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 87 91 7 4 L 1 at Hershey, PA
12 Sat, Nov 27, 1954 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 97 81 8 4 W 1
13 Sun, Nov 28, 1954 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 96 81 9 4 W 2
14 Tue, Nov 30, 1954 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 92 90 10 4 W 3 at New York, NY
15 Wed, Dec 1, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W OT 101 96 11 4 W 4
16 Thu, Dec 2, 1954 Box Score Boston Celtics W 116 98 12 4 W 5
17 Sat, Dec 4, 1954 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 90 88 13 4 W 6
18 Sun, Dec 5, 1954 Box Score Rochester Royals L 96 97 13 5 L 1
19 Tue, Dec 7, 1954 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 101 85 14 5 W 1 at Cleveland, OH
20 Wed, Dec 8, 1954 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 92 68 15 5 W 2 at Toledo, OH
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Dec 12, 1954 Box Score Boston Celtics W 100 99 16 5 W 3
22 Wed, Dec 15, 1954 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 90 99 16 6 L 1 at Buffalo, NY
23 Sat, Dec 18, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 87 86 17 6 W 1
24 Sun, Dec 19, 1954 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 87 82 18 6 W 2
25 Thu, Dec 23, 1954 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 92 82 19 6 W 3
26 Sat, Dec 25, 1954 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 73 80 19 7 L 1
27 Sun, Dec 26, 1954 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 109 96 20 7 W 1
28 Thu, Dec 30, 1954 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 93 76 21 7 W 2 at Minot, ND
29 Fri, Dec 31, 1954 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 91 103 21 8 L 1
30 Sun, Jan 2, 1955 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 89 66 22 8 W 1
31 Tue, Jan 4, 1955 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 93 92 23 8 W 2 at Elkhart, IN
32 Wed, Jan 5, 1955 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks L 92 97 23 9 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
33 Thu, Jan 6, 1955 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 90 83 24 9 W 1 at New York, NY
34 Sun, Jan 9, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 89 86 25 9 W 2
35 Tue, Jan 11, 1955 Box Score Boston Celtics L 110 119 25 10 L 1
36 Thu, Jan 13, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 83 100 25 11 L 2
37 Fri, Jan 14, 1955 Box Score N New York Knicks L 83 97 25 12 L 3 at Boston, MA
38 Sat, Jan 15, 1955 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 87 106 25 13 L 4
39 Sun, Jan 16, 1955 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 89 78 26 13 W 1
40 Wed, Jan 19, 1955 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 105 84 27 13 W 2 at Amherst, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 22, 1955 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks W 85 83 28 13 W 3
42 Sun, Jan 23, 1955 Box Score Rochester Royals W 105 84 29 13 W 4
43 Tue, Jan 25, 1955 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 69 66 30 13 W 5 at Buffalo, NY
44 Wed, Jan 26, 1955 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 90 99 30 14 L 1
45 Thu, Jan 27, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 79 94 30 15 L 2
46 Sat, Jan 29, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 91 100 30 16 L 3
47 Sun, Jan 30, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 99 92 31 16 W 1
48 Mon, Jan 31, 1955 Box Score N New York Knicks L 84 91 31 17 L 1 at Milwaukee, WI
49 Wed, Feb 2, 1955 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 74 84 31 18 L 2
50 Thu, Feb 3, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 104 85 32 18 W 1
51 Sat, Feb 5, 1955 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 96 88 33 18 W 2
52 Sun, Feb 6, 1955 Box Score Rochester Royals W 92 75 34 18 W 3
53 Thu, Feb 10, 1955 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 105 97 35 18 W 4
54 Fri, Feb 11, 1955 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 83 91 35 19 L 1 at Richmond, VA
55 Sat, Feb 12, 1955 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 82 88 35 20 L 2
56 Sun, Feb 13, 1955 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 90 78 36 20 W 1
57 Mon, Feb 14, 1955 Box Score N New York Knicks L 88 92 36 21 L 1 at Miami Beach, FL
58 Thu, Feb 17, 1955 Box Score N New York Knicks L 86 93 36 22 L 2 at Miami Beach, FL
59 Sat, Feb 19, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 92 98 36 23 L 3
60 Sun, Feb 20, 1955 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 96 87 37 23 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Feb 23, 1955 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 120 97 38 23 W 2 at St. Louis, MO
62 Thu, Feb 24, 1955 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 95 85 39 23 W 3 at Minneapolis, MN
63 Sat, Feb 26, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 90 89 40 23 W 4
64 Sun, Feb 27, 1955 Box Score New York Knicks L 83 95 40 24 L 1
65 Mon, Feb 28, 1955 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 90 88 41 24 W 1 at Saint Paul, MN
66 Tue, Mar 1, 1955 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 118 98 42 24 W 2 at New York, NY
67 Wed, Mar 2, 1955 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 90 103 42 25 L 1 at Elkhart, IN
68 Thu, Mar 3, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 81 83 42 26 L 2
69 Sun, Mar 6, 1955 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 104 108 42 27 L 3
70 Mon, Mar 7, 1955 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 91 110 42 28 L 4
71 Thu, Mar 10, 1955 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W OT 93 91 43 28 W 1 at Columbus, IN
72 Sat, Mar 12, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 92 112 43 29 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Mar 20, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 96 79 1 0 W 1 at Elkhart, IN
2 Tue, Mar 22, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W OT 98 97 2 0 W 2 at Indianapolis, IN
3 Wed, Mar 23, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L OT 91 99 2 1 L 1
4 Sun, Mar 27, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 105 96 3 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Thu, Mar 31, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 82 86 3 2 L 1
6 Sat, Apr 2, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 84 87 3 3 L 2
7 Sun, Apr 3, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 96 89 4 3 W 1 at Indianapolis, IN
8 Tue, Apr 5, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 109 102 5 3 W 2 at Indianapolis, IN
9 Thu, Apr 7, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 74 71 6 3 W 3 at Indianapolis, IN
10 Sat, Apr 9, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 104 109 6 4 L 1
11 Sun, Apr 10, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 91 92 6 5 L 2