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1956-57 Fort Wayne Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 34-38, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles Eckman (34-38)

PTS/G: 96.4 (7th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.7 (3rd of 8)
SRS: -2.17 (8th of 8) ▪ Pace: 107.7 (8th of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.8 (4th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.0 (8th of 8)
Expected W-L: 30-42 (8th of 8)

Arena: War Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)
Lost NBA Western Division Tiebreaker (0-1) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 27, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 85 88 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Oct 28, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 94 88 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Nov 3, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 81 116 1 2 L 1
4 Sun, Nov 4, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks L 83 96 1 3 L 2
5 Sat, Nov 10, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 79 86 1 4 L 3
6 Sun, Nov 11, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 96 81 2 4 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 15, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics W 98 95 3 4 W 2
8 Sat, Nov 17, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 87 92 3 5 L 1
9 Sun, Nov 18, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 111 107 4 5 W 1
10 Wed, Nov 21, 1956 Box Score N New York Knicks W OT 104 103 5 5 W 2 at Boston, MA
11 Thu, Nov 22, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W OT 104 102 6 5 W 3
12 Sat, Nov 24, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 88 98 6 6 L 1
13 Sun, Nov 25, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 112 88 7 6 W 1
14 Tue, Nov 27, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 98 105 7 7 L 1
15 Thu, Nov 29, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 92 87 8 7 W 1
16 Fri, Nov 30, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 102 104 8 8 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
17 Sat, Dec 1, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 93 108 8 9 L 2
18 Tue, Dec 4, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L OT 96 97 8 10 L 3 at Albany, NY
19 Thu, Dec 6, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 104 92 9 10 W 1
20 Fri, Dec 7, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 105 97 10 10 W 2 at St. Louis, MO
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Dec 9, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals L OT 100 101 10 11 L 1
22 Tue, Dec 11, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 97 113 10 12 L 2 at New York, NY
23 Sun, Dec 16, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks W 84 80 11 12 W 1
24 Tue, Dec 18, 1956 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 84 95 11 13 L 1 at New York, NY
25 Sun, Dec 23, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics W 95 87 12 13 W 1
26 Tue, Dec 25, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 89 100 12 14 L 1 at Rochester, NY
27 Wed, Dec 26, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 99 93 13 14 W 1 at Boston, MA
28 Thu, Dec 27, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 120 93 14 14 W 2
29 Sat, Dec 29, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 88 95 14 15 L 1
30 Sun, Dec 30, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 104 99 15 15 W 1
31 Thu, Jan 3, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 104 102 16 15 W 2
32 Sat, Jan 5, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W 109 96 17 15 W 3
33 Sun, Jan 6, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 92 118 17 16 L 1
34 Tue, Jan 8, 1957 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 87 86 18 16 W 1 at Winnipeg, Canada
35 Thu, Jan 10, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics L 81 98 18 17 L 1
36 Sat, Jan 12, 1957 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 87 105 18 18 L 2 at St. Louis, MO
37 Sun, Jan 13, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 91 89 19 18 W 1
38 Thu, Jan 17, 1957 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 82 106 19 19 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
39 Sat, Jan 19, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 102 19 20 L 2
40 Sun, Jan 20, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 98 101 19 21 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 22, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 97 87 20 21 W 1
42 Wed, Jan 23, 1957 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 78 101 20 22 L 1 at Charlotte, NC
43 Sat, Jan 26, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 101 98 21 22 W 1
44 Sun, Jan 27, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W OT 103 102 22 22 W 2
45 Tue, Jan 29, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 91 85 23 22 W 3
46 Thu, Jan 31, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 111 107 24 22 W 4
47 Fri, Feb 1, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 80 96 24 23 L 1 at Cincinnati, OH
48 Sat, Feb 2, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 79 93 24 24 L 2
49 Sun, Feb 3, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 95 104 24 25 L 3
50 Mon, Feb 4, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 103 91 25 25 W 1
51 Wed, Feb 6, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 93 108 25 26 L 1
52 Sat, Feb 9, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 92 99 25 27 L 2
53 Sun, Feb 10, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 113 100 26 27 W 1
54 Wed, Feb 13, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 89 99 26 28 L 1
55 Thu, Feb 14, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 112 106 27 28 W 1
56 Sat, Feb 16, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 87 84 28 28 W 2
57 Sun, Feb 17, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 104 85 29 28 W 3
58 Tue, Feb 19, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 83 96 29 29 L 1
59 Thu, Feb 21, 1957 Box Score N New York Knicks W 120 114 30 29 W 1 at Boston, MA
60 Fri, Feb 22, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 110 105 31 29 W 2 at Philadelphia, PA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 23, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 94 102 31 30 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 24, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 115 123 31 31 L 2
63 Mon, Feb 25, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 108 102 32 31 W 1
64 Wed, Feb 27, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 76 90 32 32 L 1
65 Thu, Feb 28, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 112 123 32 33 L 2
66 Sun, Mar 3, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 102 112 32 34 L 3
67 Tue, Mar 5, 1957 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 80 114 32 35 L 4 at New York, NY
68 Thu, Mar 7, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 100 114 32 36 L 5
69 Fri, Mar 8, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 97 101 32 37 L 6
70 Sat, Mar 9, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 96 97 32 38 L 7
71 Sun, Mar 10, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 100 96 33 38 W 1
72 Wed, Mar 13, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 114 81 34 38 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Mar 14, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 103 115 0 1 L 1 Tiebreaker
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
2 Sun, Mar 17, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 127 131 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Mar 19, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 108 110 0 3 L 3