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1955-56 St. Louis Hawks Schedule and Results

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Record: 33-39, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (33-39)

PTS/G: 96.6 (6th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.0 (3rd of 8)
SRS: -1.42 (7th of 8) ▪ Pace: 109.4 (3rd of 8)
Off Rtg: 87.6 (7th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 88.9 (3rd of 8)
Expected W-L: 32-40 (7th of 8)

Arena: Kiel Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1956 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (2-3) versus Fort Wayne Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)
Lost NBA Western Division Second Place Tiebreaker (0-1) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Nov 5, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 101 89 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 12, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 81 91 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Nov 15, 1955 Box Score New York Knicks W 121 95 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Nov 19, 1955 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 104 91 3 1 W 2
5 Sun, Nov 20, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 80 84 3 2 L 1
6 Wed, Nov 23, 1955 Box Score Rochester Royals W OT 90 88 4 2 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 24, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 99 107 4 3 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 26, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 104 95 5 3 W 1
9 Sun, Nov 27, 1955 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L OT 106 114 5 4 L 1
10 Tue, Nov 29, 1955 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 108 95 6 4 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 30, 1955 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 99 97 7 4 W 2 at Rochester, NY
12 Thu, Dec 1, 1955 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 98 115 7 5 L 1
13 Fri, Dec 2, 1955 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 81 94 7 6 L 2
14 Sat, Dec 3, 1955 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 89 78 8 6 W 1
15 Tue, Dec 6, 1955 Box Score Boston Celtics L 99 122 8 7 L 1
16 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 Box Score New York Knicks L 80 99 8 8 L 2
17 Sun, Dec 11, 1955 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 91 93 8 9 L 3
18 Wed, Dec 14, 1955 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 109 117 8 10 L 4 at Johnstown, PA
19 Fri, Dec 16, 1955 Box Score N Rochester Royals W OT 100 97 9 10 W 1 at Milwaukee, WI
20 Sun, Dec 18, 1955 Box Score Rochester Royals W 86 85 10 10 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Mon, Dec 26, 1955 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons L 67 83 10 11 L 1 at Rochester, NY
22 Tue, Dec 27, 1955 Box Score Boston Celtics L 102 105 10 12 L 2
23 Wed, Dec 28, 1955 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 111 90 11 12 W 1
24 Thu, Dec 29, 1955 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 71 74 11 13 L 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
25 Fri, Dec 30, 1955 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons L 89 90 11 14 L 2 at Lansing, MI
26 Sun, Jan 1, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 68 85 11 15 L 3
27 Mon, Jan 2, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 82 84 11 16 L 4
28 Wed, Jan 4, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 76 94 11 17 L 5 at St. Paul, MN
29 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 97 108 11 18 L 6
30 Sun, Jan 8, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 96 91 12 18 W 1
31 Tue, Jan 10, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L OT 107 109 12 19 L 1
32 Thu, Jan 12, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 78 93 12 20 L 2
33 Fri, Jan 13, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 90 98 12 21 L 3 at Boston, MA
34 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 2OT 104 101 13 21 W 1
35 Sun, Jan 15, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 96 108 13 22 L 1
36 Tue, Jan 17, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 86 97 13 23 L 2 at Kansas City, MO
37 Thu, Jan 19, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons L 83 90 13 24 L 3 at New Orleans, LA
38 Fri, Jan 20, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 133 13 25 L 4
39 Sat, Jan 21, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 90 97 13 26 L 5 at Saratoga Springs, NY
40 Sun, Jan 22, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 109 105 14 26 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 25, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W 114 106 15 26 W 2
42 Sat, Jan 28, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 93 85 16 26 W 3
43 Sun, Jan 29, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 114 107 17 26 W 4
44 Tue, Jan 31, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics W 114 91 18 26 W 5
45 Thu, Feb 2, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 98 90 19 26 W 6
46 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 98 94 20 26 W 7 at Elkhart, IN
47 Sun, Feb 5, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 105 93 21 26 W 8
48 Wed, Feb 8, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 111 110 22 26 W 9 at Rochester, NY
49 Thu, Feb 9, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 97 108 22 27 L 1
50 Fri, Feb 10, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 124 22 28 L 2
51 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 107 22 29 L 3
52 Sun, Feb 12, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 79 87 22 30 L 4
53 Tue, Feb 14, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks L 99 103 22 31 L 5
54 Sun, Feb 19, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 83 89 22 32 L 6
55 Mon, Feb 20, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 84 82 23 32 W 1 at Kansas City, KS
56 Tue, Feb 21, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics W 101 97 24 32 W 2
57 Wed, Feb 22, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 109 110 24 33 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
58 Fri, Feb 24, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 116 103 25 33 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
59 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 99 89 26 33 W 2
60 Sun, Feb 26, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks W 103 85 27 33 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Mon, Feb 27, 1956 Box Score N New York Knicks L 109 113 27 34 L 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
62 Thu, Mar 1, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals L 94 95 27 35 L 2
63 Sat, Mar 3, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 92 86 28 35 W 1
64 Sun, Mar 4, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 84 113 28 36 L 1
65 Tue, Mar 6, 1956 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 102 97 29 36 W 1 at New York, NY
66 Wed, Mar 7, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 96 89 30 36 W 2
67 Thu, Mar 8, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 88 92 30 37 L 1
68 Fri, Mar 9, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 103 102 31 37 W 1
69 Sat, Mar 10, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 105 97 32 37 W 2
70 Sun, Mar 11, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 127 121 33 37 W 3
71 Mon, Mar 12, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 92 97 33 38 L 1 at New Haven, CT
72 Tue, Mar 13, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 113 116 33 39 L 2 at Lincoln HS in Phila., PA

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Mar 16, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 97 103 0 1 L 1 Tiebreaker
2 Sat, Mar 17, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 116 115 1 1 W 1
3 Mon, Mar 19, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 75 133 1 2 L 1
4 Wed, Mar 21, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 116 115 2 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Thu, Mar 22, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 86 85 3 2 W 2
6 Sat, Mar 24, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 84 74 4 2 W 3
7 Sun, Mar 25, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 84 107 4 3 L 1
8 Tue, Mar 27, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 84 93 4 4 L 2
9 Thu, Mar 29, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 97 102 4 5 L 3