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1955-56 Philadelphia Warriors Roster and Stats

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Record: 45-27, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: George Senesky (45-27)

PTS/G: 103.1 (2nd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.8 (5th of 8)
SRS: 3.82 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 108.5 (4th of 8)
Off Rtg: 94.6 (1st of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.7 (5th of 8)
Expected W-L: 46-26 (1st of 8)

Arena: Philadelphia Civic Center ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1956 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (1-4) versus Fort Wayne Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-3) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
11 Paul Arizin SF 6-4 190 April 9, 1928 3 Villanova University
7 Ernie Beck SG 6-4 190 December 11, 1931 1 University of Pennsylvania
12 Walt Davis PF 6-8 205 January 5, 1931 2 Texas A&M University
5 George Dempsey PG 6-2 190 July 19, 1929 1 King's College
17 Jack George PG 6-2 190 November 13, 1928 2 La Salle University
15 Tom Gola SG 6-6 205 January 13, 1933 R La Salle University
9 Joe Graboski PF 6-7 195 January 15, 1930 6
4 Larry Hennessy SG 6-3 185 May 20, 1929 R Villanova University
6 Neil Johnston C 6-8 210 February 4, 1929 4 Ohio State University
14 Jackie Moore SF 6-5 180 September 24, 1932 1 La Salle University
7-25 Bob Schafer SG 6-3 195 R Villanova University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 72 2641 6437 .410 2641 6437 .410 2142 2829 .757 4362 1886 1872 7424
Team/G 36.7 89.4 .410 36.7 89.4 .410 29.8 39.3 .757 60.6 26.2 26.0 103.1
Lg Rank 2 6 1 2 6 1 2 2 3 5 1 3 2
Year/Year 10.4% 3.3% +0.027 10.4% 3.3% +0.027 11.1% 7.8% +0.023 2.9% 8.1% 9.1% 10.6%
Opponent 72 7117
Opponent/G 98.8
Lg Rank 5
Year/Year 5.7%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 46 26 4.26 -0.45 3.82 94.6 90.7 108.5 .439 .410 .333 Philadelphia Civic Center
Lg Rank 1 1 1 8 1 1 5 4 3 1 2

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jack George 27 72 2840 352 940 .374 352 940 .374 296 391 .757 313 457 202 1000
2 Paul Arizin 27 72 2724 617 1378 .448 617 1378 .448 507 626 .810 539 189 282 1741
3 Neil Johnston 26 70 2594 499 1092 .457 499 1092 .457 549 685 .801 872 225 251 1547
4 Joe Graboski 26 72 2375 397 1075 .369 397 1075 .369 240 340 .706 642 190 272 1034
5 Tom Gola 23 68 2346 244 592 .412 244 592 .412 244 333 .733 616 404 272 732
6 George Dempsey 26 72 1444 126 265 .475 126 265 .475 88 139 .633 264 205 146 340
7 Walt Davis 25 70 1097 123 333 .369 123 333 .369 77 112 .688 276 56 230 323
8 Ernie Beck 24 67 1007 136 351 .387 136 351 .387 76 106 .717 196 79 86 348
9 Larry Hennessy 26 53 444 85 247 .344 85 247 .344 26 32 .813 49 46 37 196
10 Jackie Moore 23 54 402 50 129 .388 50 129 .388 32 53 .604 117 26 80 132
11 Bob Schafer 12 82 12 35 .343 12 35 .343 7 12 .583 13 9 14 31

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jack George 27 72 39.4 4.9 13.1 .374 4.9 13.1 .374 4.1 5.4 .757 4.3 6.3 2.8 13.9
2 Paul Arizin 27 72 37.8 8.6 19.1 .448 8.6 19.1 .448 7.0 8.7 .810 7.5 2.6 3.9 24.2
3 Neil Johnston 26 70 37.1 7.1 15.6 .457 7.1 15.6 .457 7.8 9.8 .801 12.5 3.2 3.6 22.1
4 Tom Gola 23 68 34.5 3.6 8.7 .412 3.6 8.7 .412 3.6 4.9 .733 9.1 5.9 4.0 10.8
5 Joe Graboski 26 72 33.0 5.5 14.9 .369 5.5 14.9 .369 3.3 4.7 .706 8.9 2.6 3.8 14.4
6 George Dempsey 26 72 20.1 1.8 3.7 .475 1.8 3.7 .475 1.2 1.9 .633 3.7 2.8 2.0 4.7
7 Walt Davis 25 70 15.7 1.8 4.8 .369 1.8 4.8 .369 1.1 1.6 .688 3.9 0.8 3.3 4.6
8 Ernie Beck 24 67 15.0 2.0 5.2 .387 2.0 5.2 .387 1.1 1.6 .717 2.9 1.2 1.3 5.2
9 Larry Hennessy 26 53 8.4 1.6 4.7 .344 1.6 4.7 .344 0.5 0.6 .813 0.9 0.9 0.7 3.7
10 Jackie Moore 23 54 7.4 0.9 2.4 .388 0.9 2.4 .388 0.6 1.0 .604 2.2 0.5 1.5 2.4
11 Bob Schafer 12 6.8 1.0 2.9 .343 1.0 2.9 .343 0.6 1.0 .583 1.1 0.8 1.2 2.6

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jack George 27 72 2840 4.5 11.9 .374 4.5 11.9 .374 3.8 5.0 .757 4.0 5.8 2.6 12.7
2 Paul Arizin 27 72 2724 8.2 18.2 .448 8.2 18.2 .448 6.7 8.3 .810 7.1 2.5 3.7 23.0
3 Neil Johnston 26 70 2594 6.9 15.2 .457 6.9 15.2 .457 7.6 9.5 .801 12.1 3.1 3.5 21.5
4 Joe Graboski 26 72 2375 6.0 16.3 .369 6.0 16.3 .369 3.6 5.2 .706 9.7 2.9 4.1 15.7
5 Tom Gola 23 68 2346 3.7 9.1 .412 3.7 9.1 .412 3.7 5.1 .733 9.5 6.2 4.2 11.2
6 George Dempsey 26 72 1444 3.1 6.6 .475 3.1 6.6 .475 2.2 3.5 .633 6.6 5.1 3.6 8.5
7 Walt Davis 25 70 1097 4.0 10.9 .369 4.0 10.9 .369 2.5 3.7 .688 9.1 1.8 7.5 10.6
8 Ernie Beck 24 67 1007 4.9 12.5 .387 4.9 12.5 .387 2.7 3.8 .717 7.0 2.8 3.1 12.4
9 Larry Hennessy 26 53 444 6.9 20.0 .344 6.9 20.0 .344 2.1 2.6 .813 4.0 3.7 3.0 15.9
10 Jackie Moore 23 54 402 4.5 11.6 .388 4.5 11.6 .388 2.9 4.7 .604 10.5 2.3 7.2 11.8
11 Bob Schafer 12 82 5.3 15.4 .343 5.3 15.4 .343 3.1 5.3 .583 5.7 4.0 6.1 13.6

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jack George 27 72 2840 .374 .374 .757
2 Paul Arizin 27 72 2724 .448 .448 .810
3 Neil Johnston 26 70 2594 .457 .457 .801
4 Joe Graboski 26 72 2375 .369 .369 .706
5 Tom Gola 23 68 2346 .412 .412 .733
6 George Dempsey 26 72 1444 .475 .475 .633
7 Walt Davis 25 70 1097 .369 .369 .688
8 Ernie Beck 24 67 1007 .387 .387 .717
9 Larry Hennessy 26 53 444 .344 .344 .813
10 Jackie Moore 23 54 402 .388 .388 .604
11 Bob Schafer 12 82 .343 .343 .583

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Jack George 27 72 2840 13.6 .450 .374 .416 2.5 2.1 4.6 .077
2 Paul Arizin 27 72 2724 21.3 .526 .448 .454 10.2 2.0 12.2 .214
3 Neil Johnston 26 70 2594 25.1 .555 .457 .627 11.2 2.7 13.9 .258
4 Joe Graboski 26 72 2375 13.8 .422 .369 .316 -0.2 2.1 2.0 .040
5 Tom Gola 23 68 2346 16.7 .496 .412 .563 4.0 2.5 6.5 .132
6 George Dempsey 26 72 1444 12.8 .521 .475 .525 2.3 1.2 3.5 .117
7 Walt Davis 25 70 1097 7.7 .422 .369 .336 0.0 0.9 0.8 .036
8 Ernie Beck 24 67 1007 11.7 .438 .387 .302 0.4 0.8 1.1 .053
9 Larry Hennessy 26 53 444 9.5 .375 .344 .130 -0.8 0.3 -0.5 -0.054
10 Jackie Moore 23 54 402 10.2 .433 .388 .411 0.1 0.4 0.5 .054
11 Bob Schafer 12 82 8.4 .385 .343 .343 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.017

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Arizin 27 10 409 103 229 .450 103 229 .450 83 99 .838 84 29 31 289
2 Jack George 27 10 405 46 118 .390 46 118 .390 44 59 .746 47 52 37 136
3 Neil Johnston 26 10 397 69 169 .408 69 169 .408 65 92 .707 143 51 41 203
4 Tom Gola 23 10 360 38 107 .355 38 107 .355 47 60 .783 101 58 47 123
5 Joe Graboski 26 10 313 53 154 .344 53 154 .344 26 35 .743 94 27 37 132
6 Ernie Beck 24 10 250 31 72 .431 31 72 .431 22 31 .710 51 22 32 84
7 George Dempsey 26 10 134 12 30 .400 12 30 .400 14 20 .700 25 13 11 38
8 Walt Davis 25 10 69 10 22 .455 10 22 .455 3 6 .500 28 3 21 23
9 Jackie Moore 23 8 52 8 20 .400 8 20 .400 2 6 .333 17 2 14 18
10 Larry Hennessy 26 3 11 0 9 .000 0 9 .000 0 0 1 2 1 0

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Arizin 27 10 40.9 10.3 22.9 .450 10.3 22.9 .450 8.3 9.9 .838 8.4 2.9 3.1 28.9
2 Jack George 27 10 40.5 4.6 11.8 .390 4.6 11.8 .390 4.4 5.9 .746 4.7 5.2 3.7 13.6
3 Neil Johnston 26 10 39.7 6.9 16.9 .408 6.9 16.9 .408 6.5 9.2 .707 14.3 5.1 4.1 20.3
4 Tom Gola 23 10 36.0 3.8 10.7 .355 3.8 10.7 .355 4.7 6.0 .783 10.1 5.8 4.7 12.3
5 Joe Graboski 26 10 31.3 5.3 15.4 .344 5.3 15.4 .344 2.6 3.5 .743 9.4 2.7 3.7 13.2
6 Ernie Beck 24 10 25.0 3.1 7.2 .431 3.1 7.2 .431 2.2 3.1 .710 5.1 2.2 3.2 8.4
7 George Dempsey 26 10 13.4 1.2 3.0 .400 1.2 3.0 .400 1.4 2.0 .700 2.5 1.3 1.1 3.8
8 Walt Davis 25 10 6.9 1.0 2.2 .455 1.0 2.2 .455 0.3 0.6 .500 2.8 0.3 2.1 2.3
9 Jackie Moore 23 8 6.5 1.0 2.5 .400 1.0 2.5 .400 0.3 0.8 .333 2.1 0.3 1.8 2.3
10 Larry Hennessy 26 3 3.7 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.0

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Arizin 27 10 409 9.1 20.2 .450 9.1 20.2 .450 7.3 8.7 .838 7.4 2.6 2.7 25.4
2 Jack George 27 10 405 4.1 10.5 .390 4.1 10.5 .390 3.9 5.2 .746 4.2 4.6 3.3 12.1
3 Neil Johnston 26 10 397 6.3 15.3 .408 6.3 15.3 .408 5.9 8.3 .707 13.0 4.6 3.7 18.4
4 Tom Gola 23 10 360 3.8 10.7 .355 3.8 10.7 .355 4.7 6.0 .783 10.1 5.8 4.7 12.3
5 Joe Graboski 26 10 313 6.1 17.7 .344 6.1 17.7 .344 3.0 4.0 .743 10.8 3.1 4.3 15.2
6 Ernie Beck 24 10 250 4.5 10.4 .431 4.5 10.4 .431 3.2 4.5 .710 7.3 3.2 4.6 12.1
7 George Dempsey 26 10 134 3.2 8.1 .400 3.2 8.1 .400 3.8 5.4 .700 6.7 3.5 3.0 10.2
8 Walt Davis 25 10 69 5.2 11.5 .455 5.2 11.5 .455 1.6 3.1 .500 14.6 1.6 11.0 12.0
9 Jackie Moore 23 8 52 5.5 13.8 .400 5.5 13.8 .400 1.4 4.2 .333 11.8 1.4 9.7 12.5
10 Larry Hennessy 26 3 11 0.0 29.5 .000 0.0 29.5 .000 0.0 0.0 3.3 6.5 3.3 0.0

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Arizin 27 10 409 .450 .450 .838
2 Jack George 27 10 405 .390 .390 .746
3 Neil Johnston 26 10 397 .408 .408 .707
4 Tom Gola 23 10 360 .355 .355 .783
5 Joe Graboski 26 10 313 .344 .344 .743
6 Ernie Beck 24 10 250 .431 .431 .710
7 George Dempsey 26 10 134 .400 .400 .700
8 Walt Davis 25 10 69 .455 .455 .500
9 Jackie Moore 23 8 52 .400 .400 .333
10 Larry Hennessy 26 3 11 .000 .000

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Paul Arizin 27 10 409 24.2 .530 .450 .432 13.7 1.7 0.5 2.2 .262
2 Jack George 27 10 405 12.5 .472 .390 .500 19.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 .115
3 Neil Johnston 26 10 397 22.0 .485 .408 .544 21.5 0.8 0.8 1.6 .191
4 Tom Gola 23 10 360 16.2 .461 .355 .561 24.2 0.4 0.6 1.0 .139
5 Joe Graboski 26 10 313 12.9 .390 .344 .227 14.3 -0.4 0.5 0.1 .022
6 Ernie Beck 24 10 250 12.6 .490 .431 .431 13.6 0.4 0.3 0.7 .132
7 George Dempsey 26 10 134 12.3 .490 .400 .667 14.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 .123
8 Walt Davis 25 10 69 10.6 .467 .455 .273 6.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 .126
9 Jackie Moore 23 8 52 7.3 .398 .400 .300 6.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 .034
10 Larry Hennessy 26 3 11 -23.9 .000 .000 .000 23.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.937