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1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Schedule and Results

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Record: 34-38, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (14-19), Slater Martin (5-3), Alex Hannum (15-16)

PTS/G: 98.5 (6th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.6 (2nd of 8)
SRS: -0.26 (4th of 8) ▪ Pace: 108.3 (6th of 8)
Off Rtg: 89.0 (3rd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.1 (3rd of 8)
Expected W-L: 36-36 (3rd of 8)

Arena: Kiel Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (3-0) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0) versus Fort Wayne Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 27, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 97 75 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 3, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 73 75 1 1 L 1 at Buffalo, NY
3 Sun, Nov 4, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 78 76 2 1 W 1
4 Wed, Nov 7, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks W 107 101 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Nov 10, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 86 79 4 1 W 3
6 Sun, Nov 11, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 81 96 4 2 L 1
7 Tue, Nov 13, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W 118 105 5 2 W 1
8 Sat, Nov 17, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 92 87 6 2 W 2
9 Sun, Nov 18, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 69 102 6 3 L 1
10 Tue, Nov 20, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 104 81 7 3 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 21, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 76 85 7 4 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 24, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L OT 102 104 7 5 L 2
13 Sun, Nov 25, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 95 94 8 5 W 1
14 Tue, Nov 27, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics L 90 102 8 6 L 1
15 Sat, Dec 1, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 95 107 8 7 L 2
16 Tue, Dec 4, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 107 108 8 8 L 3 at New York, NY
17 Thu, Dec 6, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 96 103 8 9 L 4 at Philadelphia, PA
18 Fri, Dec 7, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks L 101 107 8 10 L 5
19 Sat, Dec 8, 1956 Box Score N New York Knicks L 104 109 8 11 L 6 at Milwaukee, WI
20 Tue, Dec 11, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 137 128 9 11 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 12, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 99 115 9 12 L 1
22 Sat, Dec 15, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 99 102 9 13 L 2
23 Sun, Dec 16, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 91 101 9 14 L 3
24 Tue, Dec 18, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 95 84 10 14 W 1 at New York, NY
25 Sat, Dec 22, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 93 95 10 15 L 1
26 Tue, Dec 25, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks W OT 107 105 11 15 W 1
27 Thu, Dec 27, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 102 95 12 15 W 2
28 Sat, Dec 29, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 95 92 13 15 W 3
29 Sun, Dec 30, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 100 93 14 15 W 4
30 Tue, Jan 1, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L OT 101 102 14 16 L 1
31 Thu, Jan 3, 1957 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 81 82 14 17 L 2 at New York, NY
32 Fri, Jan 4, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 92 96 14 18 L 3
33 Sun, Jan 6, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals L 86 93 14 19 L 4
34 Thu, Jan 10, 1957 Box Score N New York Knicks L OT 84 89 14 20 L 5 at Philadelphia, PA
35 Sat, Jan 12, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 100 98 15 20 W 1
36 Sun, Jan 13, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 89 91 15 21 L 1
37 Wed, Jan 16, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W OT 108 106 16 21 W 1
38 Thu, Jan 17, 1957 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 106 82 17 21 W 2 at Philadelphia, PA
39 Fri, Jan 18, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 117 126 17 22 L 1
40 Sat, Jan 19, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 104 96 18 22 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 20, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W OT 104 102 19 22 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 22, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 87 97 19 23 L 1
43 Wed, Jan 23, 1957 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 101 78 20 23 W 1 at Charlotte, NC
44 Thu, Jan 24, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 96 107 20 24 L 1
45 Fri, Jan 25, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 100 99 21 24 W 1 at Boston, MA
46 Sun, Jan 27, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 107 83 22 24 W 2
47 Tue, Jan 29, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 85 91 22 25 L 1
48 Sat, Feb 2, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 106 97 23 25 W 1
49 Sun, Feb 3, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 102 85 24 25 W 2
50 Tue, Feb 5, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 87 101 24 26 L 1
51 Wed, Feb 6, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 100 103 24 27 L 2
52 Thu, Feb 7, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 110 112 24 28 L 3
53 Fri, Feb 8, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 90 93 24 29 L 4
54 Sun, Feb 10, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 117 93 25 29 W 1
55 Mon, Feb 11, 1957 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 107 101 26 29 W 2 at Houston, TX
56 Tue, Feb 12, 1957 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 105 110 26 30 L 1 at Kansas City, KS
57 Fri, Feb 15, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics L 2OT 116 123 26 31 L 2
58 Sun, Feb 17, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W OT 118 115 27 31 W 1
59 Tue, Feb 19, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 96 83 28 31 W 2
60 Thu, Feb 21, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 125 28 32 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 23, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 86 101 28 33 L 2
62 Sun, Feb 24, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 113 112 29 33 W 1
63 Mon, Feb 25, 1957 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 110 94 30 33 W 2 at Fort Wayne, IN
64 Tue, Feb 26, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 76 107 30 34 L 1
65 Wed, Feb 27, 1957 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 93 108 30 35 L 2 at Rochester, NY
66 Sat, Mar 2, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks L 94 97 30 36 L 3
67 Sun, Mar 3, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 112 102 31 36 W 1
68 Tue, Mar 5, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 102 32 36 W 2
69 Fri, Mar 8, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 100 92 33 36 W 3 at Fort Wayne, IN
70 Sat, Mar 9, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 97 96 34 36 W 4
71 Sun, Mar 10, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 104 117 34 37 L 1
72 Wed, Mar 13, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 99 104 34 38 L 2 at Milwaukee, WI

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Mar 14, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 115 103 1 0 W 1 Tiebreaker
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
2 Sat, Mar 16, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W OT 114 111 2 0 W 2 Tiebreaker
3 Thu, Mar 21, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 118 109 3 0 W 3
4 Sun, Mar 24, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 106 104 4 0 W 4
5 Mon, Mar 25, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 2OT 143 135 5 0 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Sat, Mar 30, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 2OT 125 123 6 0 W 6
7 Sun, Mar 31, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 99 119 6 1 L 1
8 Sat, Apr 6, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 100 98 7 1 W 1
9 Sun, Apr 7, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics L 118 123 7 2 L 1
10 Tue, Apr 9, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 109 124 7 3 L 2
11 Thu, Apr 11, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 96 94 8 3 W 1
12 Sat, Apr 13, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 2OT 123 125 8 4 L 1