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1955-56 Syracuse Nationals Roster and Stats

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

PTS/G: 96.9 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 96.9 (2nd of 8)
SRS: 0.17 (4th of 8) ▪ Pace: 108.5 (5th of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.0 (6th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 88.0 (2nd of 8)
Expected W-L: 36-36 (4th of 8)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1956 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-3) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Third Place Tiebreaker (0-1) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
8 Ed Conlin SF 6-5 200 September 2, 1933 R Fordham University
12 Dick Farley SG 6-4 190 April 13, 1932 1 Indiana University
15 Billy Kenville PG 6-2 187 December 1, 1930 2 St. Bonaventure University
10 Red Kerr C 6-9 230 July 17, 1932 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3 George King PG 6-0 175 August 16, 1928 4 University of Charleston
11 Earl Lloyd SF 6-5 200 April 3, 1928 4 West Virginia State University
16 Red Rocha C 6-9 185 September 18, 1923 7 Oregon State University
4 Dolph Schayes PF 6-7 195 May 19, 1928 6 New York University
5 Paul Seymour SG 6-1 180 January 30, 1928 7 University of Toledo
17 Jim Tucker PF 6-7 185 December 11, 1932 1 Duquesne University

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 72 2466 6661 .370 2466 6661 .370 2044 2703 .756 4060 1710 1783 6976
Team/G 34.3 92.5 .370 34.3 92.5 .370 28.4 37.5 .756 56.4 23.8 24.8 96.9
Lg Rank 7 3 7 7 3 7 5 6 4 7 6 1 5
Year/Year 4.5% 5.0% -0.002 4.5% 5.0% -0.002 11.3% 10.3% +0.006 3.2% -3.8% 7.5% 6.4%
Opponent 72 6975
Opponent/G 96.9
Lg Rank 2
Year/Year 8.0%

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 36 36 0.01 0.16 0.17 88.0 88.0 108.5 .406 .370 .307 Onondaga War Memorial
Lg Rank 4 4 4 3 4 6 2 5 5 8 6

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 Dolph Schayes 27 72 2517 465 1202 .387 465 1202 .387 542 632 .858 891 200 251 1472
2 George King 27 72 2343 284 763 .372 284 763 .372 176 275 .640 250 410 150 744
3 Red Kerr 23 72 2114 377 935 .403 377 935 .403 207 316 .655 607 84 168 961
4 Red Rocha 32 72 1883 250 692 .361 250 692 .361 220 281 .783 416 131 244 720
5 Earl Lloyd 27 72 1837 213 636 .335 213 636 .335 186 241 .772 492 116 267 612
6 Paul Seymour 28 57 1826 227 670 .339 227 670 .339 188 233 .807 152 276 130 642
7 Dick Farley 23 72 1429 168 451 .373 168 451 .373 143 207 .691 165 151 154 479
8 Ed Conlin 22 66 1423 211 574 .368 211 574 .368 121 178 .680 326 145 121 543
9 Billy Kenville 25 72 1278 170 448 .379 170 448 .379 195 257 .759 215 159 132 535
10 Jim Tucker 23 70 895 101 290 .348 101 290 .348 66 83 .795 232 38 166 268

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 Dolph Schayes 27 72 35.0 6.5 16.7 .387 6.5 16.7 .387 7.5 8.8 .858 12.4 2.8 3.5 20.4
2 George King 27 72 32.5 3.9 10.6 .372 3.9 10.6 .372 2.4 3.8 .640 3.5 5.7 2.1 10.3
3 Paul Seymour 28 57 32.0 4.0 11.8 .339 4.0 11.8 .339 3.3 4.1 .807 2.7 4.8 2.3 11.3
4 Red Kerr 23 72 29.4 5.2 13.0 .403 5.2 13.0 .403 2.9 4.4 .655 8.4 1.2 2.3 13.3
5 Red Rocha 32 72 26.2 3.5 9.6 .361 3.5 9.6 .361 3.1 3.9 .783 5.8 1.8 3.4 10.0
6 Earl Lloyd 27 72 25.5 3.0 8.8 .335 3.0 8.8 .335 2.6 3.3 .772 6.8 1.6 3.7 8.5
7 Ed Conlin 22 66 21.6 3.2 8.7 .368 3.2 8.7 .368 1.8 2.7 .680 4.9 2.2 1.8 8.2
8 Dick Farley 23 72 19.8 2.3 6.3 .373 2.3 6.3 .373 2.0 2.9 .691 2.3 2.1 2.1 6.7
9 Billy Kenville 25 72 17.8 2.4 6.2 .379 2.4 6.2 .379 2.7 3.6 .759 3.0 2.2 1.8 7.4
10 Jim Tucker 23 70 12.8 1.4 4.1 .348 1.4 4.1 .348 0.9 1.2 .795 3.3 0.5 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 Dolph Schayes 27 72 2517 6.7 17.2 .387 6.7 17.2 .387 7.8 9.0 .858 12.7 2.9 3.6 21.1
2 George King 27 72 2343 4.4 11.7 .372 4.4 11.7 .372 2.7 4.2 .640 3.8 6.3 2.3 11.4
3 Red Kerr 23 72 2114 6.4 15.9 .403 6.4 15.9 .403 3.5 5.4 .655 10.3 1.4 2.9 16.4
4 Red Rocha 32 72 1883 4.8 13.2 .361 4.8 13.2 .361 4.2 5.4 .783 8.0 2.5 4.7 13.8
5 Earl Lloyd 27 72 1837 4.2 12.5 .335 4.2 12.5 .335 3.6 4.7 .772 9.6 2.3 5.2 12.0
6 Paul Seymour 28 57 1826 4.5 13.2 .339 4.5 13.2 .339 3.7 4.6 .807 3.0 5.4 2.6 12.7
7 Dick Farley 23 72 1429 4.2 11.4 .373 4.2 11.4 .373 3.6 5.2 .691 4.2 3.8 3.9 12.1
8 Ed Conlin 22 66 1423 5.3 14.5 .368 5.3 14.5 .368 3.1 4.5 .680 8.2 3.7 3.1 13.7
9 Billy Kenville 25 72 1278 4.8 12.6 .379 4.8 12.6 .379 5.5 7.2 .759 6.1 4.5 3.7 15.1
10 Jim Tucker 23 70 895 4.1 11.7 .348 4.1 11.7 .348 2.7 3.3 .795 9.3 1.5 6.7 10.8

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 Dolph Schayes 27 72 2517 .387 17.2 .387 .858
2 George King 27 72 2343 .372 11.7 .372 .640
3 Red Kerr 23 72 2114 .403 15.9 .403 .655
4 Red Rocha 32 72 1883 .361 13.2 .361 .783
5 Earl Lloyd 27 72 1837 .335 12.5 .335 .772
6 Paul Seymour 28 57 1826 .339 13.2 .339 .807
7 Dick Farley 23 72 1429 .373 11.4 .373 .691
8 Ed Conlin 22 66 1423 .368 14.5 .368 .680
9 Billy Kenville 25 72 1278 .379 12.6 .379 .759
10 Jim Tucker 23 70 895 .348 11.7 .348 .795

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 Dolph Schayes 27 72 2517 23.7 .497 .387 .526 6.9 4.9 11.8 .225
2 George King 27 72 2343 13.1 .421 .372 .360 0.5 3.3 3.8 .078
3 Red Kerr 23 72 2114 15.7 .447 .403 .338 1.4 3.3 4.6 .105
4 Red Rocha 32 72 1883 12.4 .441 .361 .406 1.0 2.7 3.6 .092
5 Earl Lloyd 27 72 1837 10.8 .412 .335 .379 -0.5 2.9 2.4 .062
6 Paul Seymour 28 57 1826 12.1 .416 .339 .348 0.0 2.2 2.3 .059
7 Dick Farley 23 72 1429 10.8 .442 .373 .459 0.8 1.7 2.5 .083
8 Ed Conlin 22 66 1423 13.8 .416 .368 .310 -0.2 2.2 2.0 .068
9 Billy Kenville 25 72 1278 16.0 .477 .379 .574 2.1 1.8 3.9 .148
10 Jim Tucker 23 70 895 8.3 .410 .348 .286 -0.3 1.3 1.0 .053

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 George King 27 8 317 39 108 .361 39 108 .361 38 48 .792 47 60 16 116
2 Dolph Schayes 27 8 310 52 142 .366 52 142 .366 73 83 .880 111 27 27 177
3 Red Kerr 23 8 213 37 77 .481 37 77 .481 15 33 .455 68 10 23 89
4 Ed Conlin 22 8 197 31 85 .365 31 85 .365 22 38 .579 47 9 14 84
5 Red Rocha 32 8 189 23 68 .338 23 68 .338 22 26 .846 52 15 37 68
6 Earl Lloyd 27 8 172 26 81 .321 26 81 .321 13 14 .929 43 7 37 65
7 Dick Farley 23 8 169 34 72 .472 34 72 .472 19 31 .613 21 28 31 87
8 Paul Seymour 28 7 153 16 55 .291 16 55 .291 15 20 .750 11 18 11 47
9 Billy Kenville 25 8 128 16 45 .356 16 45 .356 16 23 .696 17 14 21 48
10 Jim Tucker 23 6 72 13 34 .382 13 34 .382 6 8 .750 25 2 15 32

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 George King 27 8 39.6 4.9 13.5 .361 4.9 13.5 .361 4.8 6.0 .792 5.9 7.5 2.0 14.5
2 Dolph Schayes 27 8 38.8 6.5 17.8 .366 6.5 17.8 .366 9.1 10.4 .880 13.9 3.4 3.4 22.1
3 Red Kerr 23 8 26.6 4.6 9.6 .481 4.6 9.6 .481 1.9 4.1 .455 8.5 1.3 2.9 11.1
4 Ed Conlin 22 8 24.6 3.9 10.6 .365 3.9 10.6 .365 2.8 4.8 .579 5.9 1.1 1.8 10.5
5 Red Rocha 32 8 23.6 2.9 8.5 .338 2.9 8.5 .338 2.8 3.3 .846 6.5 1.9 4.6 8.5
6 Paul Seymour 28 7 21.9 2.3 7.9 .291 2.3 7.9 .291 2.1 2.9 .750 1.6 2.6 1.6 6.7
7 Earl Lloyd 27 8 21.5 3.3 10.1 .321 3.3 10.1 .321 1.6 1.8 .929 5.4 0.9 4.6 8.1
8 Dick Farley 23 8 21.1 4.3 9.0 .472 4.3 9.0 .472 2.4 3.9 .613 2.6 3.5 3.9 10.9
9 Billy Kenville 25 8 16.0 2.0 5.6 .356 2.0 5.6 .356 2.0 2.9 .696 2.1 1.8 2.6 6.0
10 Jim Tucker 23 6 12.0 2.2 5.7 .382 2.2 5.7 .382 1.0 1.3 .750 4.2 0.3 2.5 5.3

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 George King 27 8 317 4.4 12.3 .361 4.4 12.3 .361 4.3 5.5 .792 5.3 6.8 1.8 13.2
2 Dolph Schayes 27 8 310 6.0 16.5 .366 6.0 16.5 .366 8.5 9.6 .880 12.9 3.1 3.1 20.6
3 Red Kerr 23 8 213 6.3 13.0 .481 6.3 13.0 .481 2.5 5.6 .455 11.5 1.7 3.9 15.0
4 Ed Conlin 22 8 197 5.7 15.5 .365 5.7 15.5 .365 4.0 6.9 .579 8.6 1.6 2.6 15.4
5 Red Rocha 32 8 189 4.4 13.0 .338 4.4 13.0 .338 4.2 5.0 .846 9.9 2.9 7.0 13.0
6 Earl Lloyd 27 8 172 5.4 17.0 .321 5.4 17.0 .321 2.7 2.9 .929 9.0 1.5 7.7 13.6
7 Dick Farley 23 8 169 7.2 15.3 .472 7.2 15.3 .472 4.0 6.6 .613 4.5 6.0 6.6 18.5
8 Paul Seymour 28 7 153 3.8 12.9 .291 3.8 12.9 .291 3.5 4.7 .750 2.6 4.2 2.6 11.1
9 Billy Kenville 25 8 128 4.5 12.7 .356 4.5 12.7 .356 4.5 6.5 .696 4.8 3.9 5.9 13.5
10 Jim Tucker 23 6 72 6.5 17.0 .382 6.5 17.0 .382 3.0 4.0 .750 12.5 1.0 7.5 16.0

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 George King 27 8 317 .361 12.3 .361 .792
2 Dolph Schayes 27 8 310 .366 16.5 .366 .880
3 Red Kerr 23 8 213 .481 13.0 .481 .455
4 Ed Conlin 22 8 197 .365 15.5 .365 .579
5 Red Rocha 32 8 189 .338 13.0 .338 .846
6 Earl Lloyd 27 8 172 .321 17.0 .321 .929
7 Dick Farley 23 8 169 .472 15.3 .472 .613
8 Paul Seymour 28 7 153 .291 12.9 .291 .750
9 Billy Kenville 25 8 128 .356 12.7 .356 .696
10 Jim Tucker 23 6 72 .382 17.0 .382 .750

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 George King 27 8 317 15.9 .449 .361 .444 30.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 .073
2 Dolph Schayes 27 8 310 22.5 .496 .366 .585 15.0 0.8 0.2 1.0 .154
3 Red Kerr 23 8 213 15.5 .486 .481 .429 8.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 .101
4 Ed Conlin 22 8 197 12.1 .413 .365 .447 7.7 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .005
5 Red Rocha 32 8 189 10.8 .428 .338 .382 12.7 0.0 0.1 0.1 .036
6 Earl Lloyd 27 8 172 6.5 .373 .321 .173 6.8 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.053
7 Dick Farley 23 8 169 16.8 .508 .472 .431 30.3 0.5 0.1 0.5 .155
8 Paul Seymour 28 7 153 7.5 .368 .291 .364 18.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.039
9 Billy Kenville 25 8 128 9.9 .435 .356 .511 17.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 .042
10 Jim Tucker 23 6 72 11.7 .426 .382 .235 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 .027