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1952-53 Syracuse Nationals Roster and Stats

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Record: 47-24, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Cervi (47-24)

PTS/G: 85.6 (3rd of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 81.3 (6th of 10)
SRS: 3.62 (3rd of 10) ▪ Pace: 92.8 (7th of 10)
Off Rtg: 90.6 (2nd of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 86.0 (4th of 10)
Expected W-L: 48-23 (3rd of 10)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1953 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
15 Jim Brasco G 6-1 170 February 3, 1931 R New York University
Bill Calhoun F-G 6-3 180 November 4, 1927 4 City College of San Francisco
15 Al Cervi PG 5-11 170 February 12, 1917 3
7 Bill Gabor SG 5-11 170 May 13, 1922 3 Syracuse University
6 Noble Jorgensen C 6-9 228 May 18, 1925 4 University of Iowa
3 George King PG 6-0 175 August 16, 1928 1 University of Charleston
11 Earl Lloyd SF 6-5 200 April 3, 1928 1 West Virginia State University
14 Bob Lochmueller SF 6-5 185 June 5, 1927 R University of Louisville
8 Wally Osterkorn SF 6-5 215 July 6, 1928 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
16 Red Rocha C 6-9 185 September 18, 1923 5 Oregon State University
4 Dolph Schayes PF 6-7 195 May 19, 1928 3 New York University
5 Paul Seymour SG 6-1 180 January 30, 1928 4 University of Toledo

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 71 1942 5329 .364 1942 5329 .364 2197 2950 .745 3472 1459 2132 6081
Team/G 27.4 75.1 .364 27.4 75.1 .364 30.9 41.5 .745 48.9 20.5 30.0 85.6
Lg Rank 7 7 6 7 7 6 1 1 1 7 6 8 2
Year/Year -4.7% -4.9% +0.001 -4.7% -4.9% +0.001 5.7% 5.9% -0.002 -10.4% -1.2% 0.6% -1.2%
Opponent 71 5775
Opponent/G 81.3
Lg Rank 6
Year/Year -1.1%

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 48 23 4.31 -0.70 3.62 90.6 86.0 92.8 .554 .364 .412 Onondaga War Memorial
Lg Rank 3 3 3 9 3 2 4 7 1 6 1

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 Seymour 25 67 2684 306 798 .383 306 798 .383 340 416 .817 246 294 210 952
2 Dolph Schayes 24 71 2668 375 1002 .374 375 1002 .374 512 619 .827 920 227 271 1262
3 George King 24 71 2519 255 635 .402 255 635 .402 284 442 .643 281 364 244 794
4 Red Rocha 29 69 2454 268 690 .388 268 690 .388 234 310 .755 510 137 257 770
5 Earl Lloyd 24 64 1806 156 453 .344 156 453 .344 160 231 .693 444 64 241 472
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 70 1355 145 436 .333 145 436 .333 146 199 .734 236 76 247 436
7 Bill Gabor 30 69 1337 215 614 .350 215 614 .350 217 284 .764 104 134 262 647
8 Wally Osterkorn 24 49 1016 85 262 .324 85 262 .324 106 168 .631 217 61 129 276
9 Bob Lochmueller 25 62 802 79 245 .322 79 245 .322 74 122 .607 162 47 143 232
10 Al Cervi 35 38 301 31 71 .437 31 71 .437 81 100 .810 22 28 90 143
11 Bill Calhoun 25 13 239 16 55 .291 16 55 .291 32 45 .711 27 15 20 64
12 Jim Brasco 21 10 111 11 48 .229 11 48 .229 11 14 .786 15 12 18 33

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 Seymour 25 67 40.1 4.6 11.9 .383 4.6 11.9 .383 5.1 6.2 .817 3.7 4.4 3.1 14.2
2 Dolph Schayes 24 71 37.6 5.3 14.1 .374 5.3 14.1 .374 7.2 8.7 .827 13.0 3.2 3.8 17.8
3 Red Rocha 29 69 35.6 3.9 10.0 .388 3.9 10.0 .388 3.4 4.5 .755 7.4 2.0 3.7 11.2
4 George King 24 71 35.5 3.6 8.9 .402 3.6 8.9 .402 4.0 6.2 .643 4.0 5.1 3.4 11.2
5 Earl Lloyd 24 64 28.2 2.4 7.1 .344 2.4 7.1 .344 2.5 3.6 .693 6.9 1.0 3.8 7.4
6 Wally Osterkorn 24 49 20.7 1.7 5.3 .324 1.7 5.3 .324 2.2 3.4 .631 4.4 1.2 2.6 5.6
7 Noble Jorgensen 27 70 19.4 2.1 6.2 .333 2.1 6.2 .333 2.1 2.8 .734 3.4 1.1 3.5 6.2
8 Bill Gabor 30 69 19.4 3.1 8.9 .350 3.1 8.9 .350 3.1 4.1 .764 1.5 1.9 3.8 9.4
9 Bill Calhoun 25 13 18.4 1.2 4.2 .291 1.2 4.2 .291 2.5 3.5 .711 2.1 1.2 1.5 4.9
10 Bob Lochmueller 25 62 12.9 1.3 4.0 .322 1.3 4.0 .322 1.2 2.0 .607 2.6 0.8 2.3 3.7
11 Jim Brasco 21 10 11.1 1.1 4.8 .229 1.1 4.8 .229 1.1 1.4 .786 1.5 1.2 1.8 3.3
12 Al Cervi 35 38 7.9 0.8 1.9 .437 0.8 1.9 .437 2.1 2.6 .810 0.6 0.7 2.4 3.8

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 Seymour 25 67 2684 4.1 10.7 .383 4.1 10.7 .383 4.6 5.6 .817 3.3 3.9 2.8 12.8
2 Dolph Schayes 24 71 2668 5.1 13.5 .374 5.1 13.5 .374 6.9 8.4 .827 12.4 3.1 3.7 17.0
3 George King 24 71 2519 3.6 9.1 .402 3.6 9.1 .402 4.1 6.3 .643 4.0 5.2 3.5 11.3
4 Red Rocha 29 69 2454 3.9 10.1 .388 3.9 10.1 .388 3.4 4.5 .755 7.5 2.0 3.8 11.3
5 Earl Lloyd 24 64 1806 3.1 9.0 .344 3.1 9.0 .344 3.2 4.6 .693 8.9 1.3 4.8 9.4
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 70 1355 3.9 11.6 .333 3.9 11.6 .333 3.9 5.3 .734 6.3 2.0 6.6 11.6
7 Bill Gabor 30 69 1337 5.8 16.5 .350 5.8 16.5 .350 5.8 7.6 .764 2.8 3.6 7.1 17.4
8 Wally Osterkorn 24 49 1016 3.0 9.3 .324 3.0 9.3 .324 3.8 6.0 .631 7.7 2.2 4.6 9.8
9 Bob Lochmueller 25 62 802 3.5 11.0 .322 3.5 11.0 .322 3.3 5.5 .607 7.3 2.1 6.4 10.4
10 Al Cervi 35 38 301 3.7 8.5 .437 3.7 8.5 .437 9.7 12.0 .810 2.6 3.3 10.8 17.1
11 Bill Calhoun 25 13 239 2.4 8.3 .291 2.4 8.3 .291 4.8 6.8 .711 4.1 2.3 3.0 9.6
12 Jim Brasco 21 10 111 3.6 15.6 .229 3.6 15.6 .229 3.6 4.5 .786 4.9 3.9 5.8 10.7

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 Seymour 25 67 2684 .383 .383 .817
2 Dolph Schayes 24 71 2668 .374 .374 .827
3 George King 24 71 2519 .402 .402 .643
4 Red Rocha 29 69 2454 .388 .388 .755
5 Earl Lloyd 24 64 1806 .344 .344 .693
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 70 1355 .333 .333 .734
7 Bill Gabor 30 69 1337 .350 .350 .764
8 Wally Osterkorn 24 49 1016 .324 .324 .631
9 Bob Lochmueller 25 62 802 .322 .322 .607
10 Al Cervi 35 38 301 .437 .437 .810
11 Bill Calhoun 25 13 239 .291 .291 .711
12 Jim Brasco 21 10 111 .229 .229 .786

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 Seymour 25 67 2684 16.0 .485 .383 .521 5.8 2.9 8.7 .155
2 Dolph Schayes 24 71 2668 25.4 .495 .374 .618 8.0 5.1 13.1 .236
3 George King 24 71 2519 16.2 .479 .402 .696 4.9 3.2 8.1 .155
4 Red Rocha 29 69 2454 14.4 .466 .388 .449 3.3 3.2 6.5 .126
5 Earl Lloyd 24 64 1806 11.2 .426 .344 .510 0.5 2.5 2.9 .078
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 70 1355 10.0 .416 .333 .456 0.2 1.6 1.8 .062
7 Bill Gabor 30 69 1337 13.8 .438 .350 .463 1.5 1.3 2.8 .101
8 Wally Osterkorn 24 49 1016 11.2 .411 .324 .641 0.0 1.4 1.4 .065
9 Bob Lochmueller 25 62 802 9.0 .388 .322 .498 -0.5 1.0 0.5 .031
10 Al Cervi 35 38 301 18.3 .622 .437 1.408 1.8 0.3 2.1 .339
11 Bill Calhoun 25 13 239 10.1 .428 .291 .818 0.1 0.2 0.3 .070
12 Jim Brasco 21 10 111 5.1 .305 .229 .292 -0.4 0.1 -0.3 -0.119

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 Seymour 25 2 112 9 24 .375 9 24 .375 18 19 .947 10 8 11 36
2 Red Rocha 29 2 107 10 26 .385 10 26 .385 11 14 .786 17 7 11 31
3 Earl Lloyd 24 2 73 4 17 .235 4 17 .235 7 10 .700 9 5 10 15
4 George King 24 2 67 6 13 .462 6 13 .462 10 12 .833 5 9 12 22
5 Dolph Schayes 24 2 58 4 16 .250 4 16 .250 10 13 .769 17 1 7 18
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 2 44 5 9 .556 5 9 .556 4 6 .667 10 3 11 14
7 Wally Osterkorn 24 2 42 4 9 .444 4 9 .444 1 3 .333 4 2 11 9
8 Bill Gabor 30 2 28 5 12 .417 5 12 .417 8 13 .615 3 2 12 18
9 Al Cervi 35 2 28 3 5 .600 3 5 .600 12 15 .800 0 1 12 18
10 Bob Lochmueller 25 2 21 2 10 .200 2 10 .200 1 4 .250 5 2 12 5

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 Seymour 25 2 56.0 4.5 12.0 .375 4.5 12.0 .375 9.0 9.5 .947 5.0 4.0 5.5 18.0
2 Red Rocha 29 2 53.5 5.0 13.0 .385 5.0 13.0 .385 5.5 7.0 .786 8.5 3.5 5.5 15.5
3 Earl Lloyd 24 2 36.5 2.0 8.5 .235 2.0 8.5 .235 3.5 5.0 .700 4.5 2.5 5.0 7.5
4 George King 24 2 33.5 3.0 6.5 .462 3.0 6.5 .462 5.0 6.0 .833 2.5 4.5 6.0 11.0
5 Dolph Schayes 24 2 29.0 2.0 8.0 .250 2.0 8.0 .250 5.0 6.5 .769 8.5 0.5 3.5 9.0
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 2 22.0 2.5 4.5 .556 2.5 4.5 .556 2.0 3.0 .667 5.0 1.5 5.5 7.0
7 Wally Osterkorn 24 2 21.0 2.0 4.5 .444 2.0 4.5 .444 0.5 1.5 .333 2.0 1.0 5.5 4.5
8 Bill Gabor 30 2 14.0 2.5 6.0 .417 2.5 6.0 .417 4.0 6.5 .615 1.5 1.0 6.0 9.0
9 Al Cervi 35 2 14.0 1.5 2.5 .600 1.5 2.5 .600 6.0 7.5 .800 0.0 0.5 6.0 9.0
10 Bob Lochmueller 25 2 10.5 1.0 5.0 .200 1.0 5.0 .200 0.5 2.0 .250 2.5 1.0 6.0 2.5

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 Seymour 25 2 112 2.9 7.7 .375 2.9 7.7 .375 5.8 6.1 .947 3.2 2.6 3.5 11.6
2 Red Rocha 29 2 107 3.4 8.7 .385 3.4 8.7 .385 3.7 4.7 .786 5.7 2.4 3.7 10.4
3 Earl Lloyd 24 2 73 2.0 8.4 .235 2.0 8.4 .235 3.5 4.9 .700 4.4 2.5 4.9 7.4
4 George King 24 2 67 3.2 7.0 .462 3.2 7.0 .462 5.4 6.4 .833 2.7 4.8 6.4 11.8
5 Dolph Schayes 24 2 58 2.5 9.9 .250 2.5 9.9 .250 6.2 8.1 .769 10.6 0.6 4.3 11.2
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 2 44 4.1 7.4 .556 4.1 7.4 .556 3.3 4.9 .667 8.2 2.5 9.0 11.5
7 Wally Osterkorn 24 2 42 3.4 7.7 .444 3.4 7.7 .444 0.9 2.6 .333 3.4 1.7 9.4 7.7
8 Bill Gabor 30 2 28 6.4 15.4 .417 6.4 15.4 .417 10.3 16.7 .615 3.9 2.6 15.4 23.1
9 Al Cervi 35 2 28 3.9 6.4 .600 3.9 6.4 .600 15.4 19.3 .800 0.0 1.3 15.4 23.1
10 Bob Lochmueller 25 2 21 3.4 17.1 .200 3.4 17.1 .200 1.7 6.9 .250 8.6 3.4 20.6 8.6

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 Seymour 25 2 112 .375 .375 .947
2 Red Rocha 29 2 107 .385 .385 .786
3 Earl Lloyd 24 2 73 .235 .235 .700
4 George King 24 2 67 .462 .462 .833
5 Dolph Schayes 24 2 58 .250 .250 .769
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 2 44 .556 .556 .667
7 Wally Osterkorn 24 2 42 .444 .444 .333
8 Bill Gabor 30 2 28 .417 .417 .615
9 Al Cervi 35 2 28 .600 .600 .800
10 Bob Lochmueller 25 2 21 .200 .200 .250

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 Seymour 25 2 112 13.0 .556 .375 .792 19.4 0.3 -0.1 0.2 .098
2 Red Rocha 29 2 107 11.7 .482 .385 .538 18.4 0.1 -0.1 0.1 .023
3 Earl Lloyd 24 2 73 4.8 .350 .235 .588 17.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.091
4 George King 24 2 67 14.5 .602 .462 .923 37.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 .131
5 Dolph Schayes 24 2 58 11.1 .414 .250 .813 4.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.056
6 Noble Jorgensen 27 2 44 13.8 .601 .556 .667 20.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 .105
7 Wally Osterkorn 24 2 42 3.2 .436 .444 .333 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.016
8 Bill Gabor 30 2 28 14.1 .508 .417 1.083 26.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 .137
9 Al Cervi 35 2 28 19.3 .776 .600 3.000 10.5 0.3 0.0 0.3 .443
10 Bob Lochmueller 25 2 21 -9.1 .213 .200 .400 27.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.407