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1952-53 Rochester Royals Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Les Harrison (44-26)

PTS/G: 86.3 (2nd of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 83.5 (7th of 10)
SRS: 2.62 (4th of 10) ▪ Pace: 94.1 (4th of 10)
Off Rtg: 89.8 (5th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 86.9 (5th of 10)
Expected W-L: 43-27 (4th of 10)

Arena: Edgerton Park Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1953 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-1) versus Fort Wayne Pistons  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Nov 1, 1952 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 94 82 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Nov 6, 1952 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 84 64 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Nov 7, 1952 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 65 63 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Nov 8, 1952 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 4OT 99 96 4 0 W 4
5 Sun, Nov 9, 1952 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks L 75 78 4 1 L 1
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1952 Box Score New York Knicks W 104 94 5 1 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 13, 1952 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 97 79 6 1 W 2 at New York, NY
8 Sat, Nov 15, 1952 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 97 89 7 1 W 3
9 Sun, Nov 16, 1952 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 87 96 7 2 L 1
10 Sat, Nov 22, 1952 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 69 65 8 2 W 1
11 Sun, Nov 23, 1952 Box Score Boston Celtics L 100 102 8 3 L 1
12 Tue, Nov 25, 1952 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 106 89 9 3 W 1
13 Thu, Nov 27, 1952 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 79 86 9 4 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 29, 1952 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 83 71 10 4 W 1
15 Sun, Nov 30, 1952 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks W 91 88 11 4 W 2
16 Tue, Dec 2, 1952 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 76 85 11 5 L 1
17 Sat, Dec 6, 1952 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 82 79 12 5 W 1
18 Sun, Dec 7, 1952 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 94 92 13 5 W 2
19 Tue, Dec 9, 1952 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 77 75 14 5 W 3
20 Wed, Dec 10, 1952 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W OT 99 97 15 5 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Dec 11, 1952 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 86 98 15 6 L 1
22 Sat, Dec 13, 1952 Box Score New York Knicks L OT 97 99 15 7 L 2
23 Sun, Dec 14, 1952 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 77 95 15 8 L 3
24 Tue, Dec 16, 1952 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 84 71 16 8 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 20, 1952 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 92 89 17 8 W 2
26 Sun, Dec 21, 1952 Box Score N Indianapolis Olympians W 83 65 18 8 W 3 at New York, NY
27 Thu, Dec 25, 1952 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 93 78 19 8 W 4
28 Sat, Dec 27, 1952 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 94 73 20 8 W 5
29 Tue, Dec 30, 1952 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 106 93 21 8 W 6
30 Wed, Dec 31, 1952 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W 82 74 22 8 W 7 at Fort Wayne, IN
31 Thu, Jan 1, 1953 Box Score Boston Celtics L OT 81 83 22 9 L 1
32 Sat, Jan 3, 1953 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 106 101 23 9 W 1
33 Sun, Jan 4, 1953 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L OT 80 83 23 10 L 1
34 Tue, Jan 6, 1953 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 85 69 24 10 W 1 at Milwaukee, WI
35 Thu, Jan 8, 1953 Box Score N Boston Celtics L OT 85 88 24 11 L 1 at New York, NY
36 Sat, Jan 10, 1953 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 89 81 25 11 W 1
37 Sun, Jan 11, 1953 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks L 2OT 79 83 25 12 L 1
38 Thu, Jan 15, 1953 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 85 109 25 13 L 2
39 Sat, Jan 17, 1953 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 109 101 26 13 W 1
40 Sun, Jan 18, 1953 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 87 90 26 14 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 20, 1953 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 59 70 26 15 L 2
42 Wed, Jan 21, 1953 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 89 82 27 15 W 1
43 Sat, Jan 24, 1953 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 82 107 27 16 L 1
44 Tue, Jan 27, 1953 Box Score New York Knicks L 72 74 27 17 L 2
45 Fri, Jan 30, 1953 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W OT 70 68 28 17 W 1 at Milwaukee, WI
46 Sat, Jan 31, 1953 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 103 83 29 17 W 2
47 Sun, Feb 1, 1953 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 109 86 30 17 W 3
48 Mon, Feb 2, 1953 Box Score N Milwaukee Hawks W OT 80 78 31 17 W 4 at Buffalo, NY
49 Tue, Feb 3, 1953 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 109 82 32 17 W 5
50 Thu, Feb 5, 1953 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L OT 79 83 32 18 L 1
51 Sat, Feb 7, 1953 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 87 72 33 18 W 1
52 Sun, Feb 8, 1953 Box Score @ Milwaukee Hawks L OT 82 85 33 19 L 1
53 Tue, Feb 10, 1953 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 101 85 34 19 W 1
54 Sat, Feb 14, 1953 Box Score Milwaukee Hawks W 81 72 35 19 W 2
55 Sun, Feb 15, 1953 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 84 72 36 19 W 3
56 Tue, Feb 17, 1953 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 78 88 36 20 L 1
57 Thu, Feb 19, 1953 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 87 107 36 21 L 2
58 Sat, Feb 21, 1953 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 84 73 37 21 W 1
59 Tue, Feb 24, 1953 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 80 91 37 22 L 1
60 Wed, Feb 25, 1953 Box Score N New York Knicks W OT 79 71 38 22 W 1 at Boston, MA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 28, 1953 Box Score Boston Celtics W 92 85 39 22 W 2
62 Tue, Mar 3, 1953 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 88 109 39 23 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 4, 1953 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 81 77 40 23 W 1
64 Thu, Mar 5, 1953 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 69 78 40 24 L 1
65 Sat, Mar 7, 1953 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 84 82 41 24 W 1
66 Sun, Mar 8, 1953 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 71 69 42 24 W 2
67 Tue, Mar 10, 1953 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 61 59 43 24 W 3
68 Thu, Mar 12, 1953 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 77 89 43 25 L 1
69 Sat, Mar 14, 1953 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians L 82 90 43 26 L 2
70 Sun, Mar 15, 1953 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 105 87 44 26 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Mar 20, 1953 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 77 84 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Mar 22, 1953 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 83 71 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Mar 24, 1953 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 65 67 1 2 L 1