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1956-57 Philadelphia Warriors Roster and Stats

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Record: 37-35, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: George Senesky (37-35)

PTS/G: 100.4 (4th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.8 (4th of 8)
SRS: 1.55 (2nd of 8) ▪ Pace: 108.0 (7th of 8)
Off Rtg: 92.4 (1st of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.9 (7th of 8)
Expected W-L: 40-32 (2nd of 8)

Arena: Philadelphia Civic Center ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
11 Paul Arizin SF 6-4 190 April 9, 1928 4 Villanova University
19 Bob Armstrong C-F 6-8 220 June 17, 1933 R Michigan State University
7 Ernie Beck SG 6-4 190 December 11, 1931 2 University of Pennsylvania
18 Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 July 2, 1931 1 Niagara University
12 Walt Davis PF 6-8 205 January 5, 1931 3 Texas A&M University
5 George Dempsey PG 6-2 190 July 19, 1929 2 King's College
17 Jack George SG 6-2 190 November 13, 1928 3 La Salle University
9 Joe Graboski PF 6-7 195 January 15, 1930 7
14 Lew Hitch PF 6-8 200 July 16, 1929 5 Kansas State University
6 Neil Johnston C 6-8 210 February 4, 1929 5 Ohio State University
16 Hal Lear G 6-0 163 January 31, 1935 R Temple University
4-14 Jackie Moore SF 6-5 180 September 24, 1932 2 La Salle University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 72 2584 6533 .396 2584 6533 .396 2062 2658 .776 4305 1467 1732 7230 100.4
Lg Rank 2 8 1 4 4 2 6 1 7 4 4
Opponent 72 7116 98.8
Lg Rank 4 4

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 40 32 1.58 -0.03 1.55 92.4 90.9 108.0 .407 .396 .316 Philadelphia Civic Center
Lg Rank 2 2 2 5 2 1 7 7 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 Paul Arizin 28 71 2767 613 1451 .422 613 1451 .422 591 713 .829 561 150 274 1817
2 Neil Johnston 27 69 2531 520 1163 .447 520 1163 .447 535 648 .826 855 203 231 1575
3 Joe Graboski 27 72 2501 390 1118 .349 390 1118 .349 252 322 .783 614 140 244 1032
4 Jack George 28 67 2229 253 750 .337 253 750 .337 200 293 .683 318 307 165 706
5 Larry Costello 25 72 2111 186 497 .374 186 497 .374 175 222 .788 323 236 182 547
6 Ernie Beck 25 72 1743 195 508 .384 195 508 .384 111 157 .707 312 190 155 501
7 Walt Davis 26 65 1250 178 437 .407 178 437 .407 74 106 .698 306 52 235 430
8 George Dempsey 27 71 1147 134 302 .444 134 302 .444 55 102 .539 251 136 107 323
9 Lew Hitch 27 38 577 57 151 .377 57 151 .377 26 37 .703 134 25 48 140
10 Jackie Moore 24 57 400 43 106 .406 43 106 .406 37 46 .804 116 21 75 123
11 Bob Armstrong 23 19 110 11 37 .297 11 37 .297 6 12 .500 39 3 13 28
12 Hal Lear 22 3 14 2 6 .333 2 6 .333 0 0 1 1 3 4

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 28 71 39.0 8.6 20.4 .422 8.6 20.4 .422 8.3 10.0 .829 7.9 2.1 3.9 25.6
2 Neil Johnston 27 69 36.7 7.5 16.9 .447 7.5 16.9 .447 7.8 9.4 .826 12.4 2.9 3.3 22.8
3 Joe Graboski 27 72 34.7 5.4 15.5 .349 5.4 15.5 .349 3.5 4.5 .783 8.5 1.9 3.4 14.3
4 Jack George 28 67 33.3 3.8 11.2 .337 3.8 11.2 .337 3.0 4.4 .683 4.7 4.6 2.5 10.5
5 Larry Costello 25 72 29.3 2.6 6.9 .374 2.6 6.9 .374 2.4 3.1 .788 4.5 3.3 2.5 7.6
6 Ernie Beck 25 72 24.2 2.7 7.1 .384 2.7 7.1 .384 1.5 2.2 .707 4.3 2.6 2.2 7.0
7 Walt Davis 26 65 19.2 2.7 6.7 .407 2.7 6.7 .407 1.1 1.6 .698 4.7 0.8 3.6 6.6
8 George Dempsey 27 71 16.2 1.9 4.3 .444 1.9 4.3 .444 0.8 1.4 .539 3.5 1.9 1.5 4.5
9 Lew Hitch 27 38 15.2 1.5 4.0 .377 1.5 4.0 .377 0.7 1.0 .703 3.5 0.7 1.3 3.7
10 Jackie Moore 24 57 7.0 0.8 1.9 .406 0.8 1.9 .406 0.6 0.8 .804 2.0 0.4 1.3 2.2
11 Bob Armstrong 23 19 5.8 0.6 1.9 .297 0.6 1.9 .297 0.3 0.6 .500 2.1 0.2 0.7 1.5
12 Hal Lear 22 3 4.7 0.7 2.0 .333 0.7 2.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.3

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 28 71 2767 8.0 18.9 .422 8.0 18.9 .422 7.7 9.3 .829 7.3 2.0 3.6 23.6
2 Neil Johnston 27 69 2531 7.4 16.5 .447 7.4 16.5 .447 7.6 9.2 .826 12.2 2.9 3.3 22.4
3 Joe Graboski 27 72 2501 5.6 16.1 .349 5.6 16.1 .349 3.6 4.6 .783 8.8 2.0 3.5 14.9
4 Jack George 28 67 2229 4.1 12.1 .337 4.1 12.1 .337 3.2 4.7 .683 5.1 5.0 2.7 11.4
5 Larry Costello 25 72 2111 3.2 8.5 .374 3.2 8.5 .374 3.0 3.8 .788 5.5 4.0 3.1 9.3
6 Ernie Beck 25 72 1743 4.0 10.5 .384 4.0 10.5 .384 2.3 3.2 .707 6.4 3.9 3.2 10.3
7 Walt Davis 26 65 1250 5.1 12.6 .407 5.1 12.6 .407 2.1 3.1 .698 8.8 1.5 6.8 12.4
8 George Dempsey 27 71 1147 4.2 9.5 .444 4.2 9.5 .444 1.7 3.2 .539 7.9 4.3 3.4 10.1
9 Lew Hitch 27 38 577 3.6 9.4 .377 3.6 9.4 .377 1.6 2.3 .703 8.4 1.6 3.0 8.7
10 Jackie Moore 24 57 400 3.9 9.5 .406 3.9 9.5 .406 3.3 4.1 .804 10.4 1.9 6.8 11.1
11 Bob Armstrong 23 19 110 3.6 12.1 .297 3.6 12.1 .297 2.0 3.9 .500 12.8 1.0 4.3 9.2
12 Hal Lear 22 3 14 5.1 15.4 .333 5.1 15.4 .333 0.0 0.0 2.6 2.6 7.7 10.3

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 28 71 2767 22.2 .515 .422 .491 10.7 1.6 12.3 .213
2 Neil Johnston 27 69 2531 26.6 .544 .447 .557 11.6 2.1 13.7 .259
3 Joe Graboski 27 72 2501 12.6 .410 .349 .288 -0.5 1.6 1.1 .021
4 Jack George 28 67 2229 11.7 .402 .337 .391 -0.2 1.4 1.2 .026
5 Larry Costello 25 72 2111 11.3 .460 .374 .447 2.1 1.3 3.4 .077
6 Ernie Beck 25 72 1743 11.7 .434 .384 .309 1.0 1.1 2.1 .057
7 Walt Davis 26 65 1250 9.8 .445 .407 .243 0.8 0.8 1.6 .060
8 George Dempsey 27 71 1147 13.4 .466 .444 .338 1.3 0.8 2.1 .089
9 Lew Hitch 27 38 577 9.3 .418 .377 .245 0.0 0.3 0.4 .031
10 Jackie Moore 24 57 400 11.6 .487 .406 .434 0.6 0.3 0.9 .103
11 Bob Armstrong 23 19 110 7.8 .331 .297 .324 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.063
12 Hal Lear 22 3 14 1.0 .333 .333 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.085

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 Joe Graboski 27 2 91 13 40 .325 13 40 .325 9 11 .818 22 4 7 35
2 Ernie Beck 25 2 89 14 38 .368 14 38 .368 3 3 1.000 10 5 4 31
3 Neil Johnston 27 2 84 17 53 .321 17 53 .321 4 6 .667 35 9 9 38
4 George Dempsey 27 2 74 9 21 .429 9 21 .429 7 16 .438 15 12 5 25
5 Jack George 28 2 63 7 15 .467 7 15 .467 4 6 .667 7 6 5 18
6 Walt Davis 26 2 37 4 13 .308 4 13 .308 4 4 1.000 14 1 8 12
7 Paul Arizin 28 2 22 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 3 5 .600 8 1 3 9
8 Larry Costello 25 2 16 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 0 1 .000 5 2 3 6
9 Lew Hitch 27 2 3 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 2 2 1.000 2 0 0 2
10 Jackie Moore 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Joe Graboski 27 2 45.5 6.5 20.0 .325 6.5 20.0 .325 4.5 5.5 .818 11.0 2.0 3.5 17.5
2 Ernie Beck 25 2 44.5 7.0 19.0 .368 7.0 19.0 .368 1.5 1.5 1.000 5.0 2.5 2.0 15.5
3 Neil Johnston 27 2 42.0 8.5 26.5 .321 8.5 26.5 .321 2.0 3.0 .667 17.5 4.5 4.5 19.0
4 George Dempsey 27 2 37.0 4.5 10.5 .429 4.5 10.5 .429 3.5 8.0 .438 7.5 6.0 2.5 12.5
5 Jack George 28 2 31.5 3.5 7.5 .467 3.5 7.5 .467 2.0 3.0 .667 3.5 3.0 2.5 9.0
6 Walt Davis 26 2 18.5 2.0 6.5 .308 2.0 6.5 .308 2.0 2.0 1.000 7.0 0.5 4.0 6.0
7 Paul Arizin 28 2 11.0 1.5 4.0 .375 1.5 4.0 .375 1.5 2.5 .600 4.0 0.5 1.5 4.5
8 Larry Costello 25 2 8.0 1.5 4.0 .375 1.5 4.0 .375 0.0 0.5 .000 2.5 1.0 1.5 3.0
9 Lew Hitch 27 2 1.5 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
10 Jackie Moore 24 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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 Joe Graboski 27 2 91 5.1 15.8 .325 5.1 15.8 .325 3.6 4.4 .818 8.7 1.6 2.8 13.8
2 Ernie Beck 25 2 89 5.7 15.4 .368 5.7 15.4 .368 1.2 1.2 1.000 4.0 2.0 1.6 12.5
3 Neil Johnston 27 2 84 7.3 22.7 .321 7.3 22.7 .321 1.7 2.6 .667 15.0 3.9 3.9 16.3
4 George Dempsey 27 2 74 4.4 10.2 .429 4.4 10.2 .429 3.4 7.8 .438 7.3 5.8 2.4 12.2
5 Jack George 28 2 63 4.0 8.6 .467 4.0 8.6 .467 2.3 3.4 .667 4.0 3.4 2.9 10.3
6 Walt Davis 26 2 37 3.9 12.6 .308 3.9 12.6 .308 3.9 3.9 1.000 13.6 1.0 7.8 11.7
7 Paul Arizin 28 2 22 4.9 13.1 .375 4.9 13.1 .375 4.9 8.2 .600 13.1 1.6 4.9 14.7
8 Larry Costello 25 2 16 6.8 18.0 .375 6.8 18.0 .375 0.0 2.3 .000 11.3 4.5 6.8 13.5
9 Lew Hitch 27 2 3 0.0 12.0 .000 0.0 12.0 .000 24.0 24.0 1.000 24.0 0.0 0.0 24.0
10 Jackie Moore 24 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 Joe Graboski 27 2 91 12.9 .390 .325 .275 7.5 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .018
2 Ernie Beck 25 2 89 10.4 .394 .368 .079 9.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 .014
3 Neil Johnston 27 2 84 16.7 .341 .321 .113 20.3 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.060
4 George Dempsey 27 2 74 18.0 .446 .429 .762 26.7 0.1 0.1 0.2 .128
5 Jack George 28 2 63 13.4 .510 .467 .400 15.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 .143
6 Walt Davis 26 2 37 11.8 .407 .308 .308 4.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 .058
7 Paul Arizin 28 2 22 17.3 .441 .375 .625 7.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 .112
8 Larry Costello 25 2 16 12.7 .355 .375 .125 23.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.012
9 Lew Hitch 27 2 3 39.5 .532 .000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .348
10 Jackie Moore 24 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .015