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1956-57 Syracuse Nationals Roster and Stats

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Record: 38-34, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Cervi (4-8), Paul Seymour (34-26)

PTS/G: 99.7 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 101.1 (7th of 8)
SRS: -1.02 (6th of 8) ▪ Pace: 112.3 (3rd of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.3 (7th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.5 (5th of 8)
Expected W-L: 32-40 (6th of 8)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-0) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
6 Forest Able G 6-3 180 July 27, 1932 R Western Kentucky University
16 Al Bianchi PG 6-3 185 March 26, 1932 R Bowling Green State University
8 Ed Conlin SG 6-5 200 September 2, 1933 1 Fordham University
3 Bob Harrison SG 6-1 190 August 12, 1927 7 University of Michigan
15 Larry Hennessy SG 6-3 185 May 20, 1929 1 Villanova University
12 Joe Holup SF 6-6 215 February 26, 1934 R George Washington University
9 Bob Hopkins C 6-8 205 November 3, 1934 R Grambling State University
10 Red Kerr C 6-9 230 July 17, 1932 2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11 Earl Lloyd SF 6-5 200 April 3, 1928 5 West Virginia State University
6 Togo Palazzi SF 6-4 205 August 8, 1932 2 College of the Holy Cross
3 Jim Ray G 6-1 180 January 12, 1934 R University of Toledo
15 Don Savage F-G 6-3 205 April 9, 1928 1 LeMoyne College
3 Bob Schafer SG 6-3 195 1 Villanova University
4 Dolph Schayes PF 6-7 195 May 19, 1928 7 New York University
5 Paul Seymour PG 6-1 180 January 30, 1928 8 University of Toledo
17 Jim Tucker PF 6-7 185 December 11, 1932 2 Duquesne University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 72 2550 6915 .369 2550 6915 .369 2075 2613 .794 4350 1282 1809 7175 99.7
Lg Rank 6 3 8 3 6 1 5 7 6 5 5
Opponent 72 7277 101.1
Lg Rank 7 7

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 32 40 -1.42 0.39 -1.02 88.3 89.5 112.3 .378 .369 .300 Onondaga War Memorial
Lg Rank 6 6 6 1 6 7 5 3 6 8 4

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 28 72 2851 496 1308 .379 496 1308 .379 625 691 .904 1008 229 219 1617
2 Ed Conlin 23 71 2250 335 896 .374 335 896 .374 283 368 .769 430 205 170 953
3 Red Kerr 24 72 2191 333 827 .403 333 827 .403 225 313 .719 807 90 190 891
4 Earl Lloyd 28 72 1965 256 687 .373 256 687 .373 134 179 .749 435 114 282 646
5 Al Bianchi 24 68 1577 199 567 .351 199 567 .351 165 239 .690 227 106 198 563
6 Joe Holup 22 71 1284 160 487 .329 160 487 .329 204 253 .806 279 84 177 524
7 Paul Seymour 29 65 1235 143 442 .324 143 442 .324 101 123 .821 130 193 91 387
8 Togo Palazzi 24 42 780 169 453 .373 169 453 .373 113 143 .790 187 41 94 451
9 Bob Hopkins 22 62 764 130 343 .379 130 343 .379 94 126 .746 233 22 106 354
10 Larry Hennessy 27 21 373 56 175 .320 56 175 .320 23 32 .719 45 27 28 135
11 Bob Schafer 11 167 19 66 .288 19 66 .288 11 13 .846 11 15 16 49
12 Jim Tucker 24 9 119 17 44 .386 17 44 .386 0 1 .000 20 2 26 34
13 Don Savage 28 5 55 6 19 .316 6 19 .316 6 7 .857 7 2 7 18
14 Jim Ray 23 4 43 2 11 .182 2 11 .182 3 5 .600 5 3 4 7
15 Forest Able 24 1 1 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 1 1 1 0
16 Bob Harrison 29

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 28 72 39.6 6.9 18.2 .379 6.9 18.2 .379 8.7 9.6 .904 14.0 3.2 3.0 22.5
2 Ed Conlin 23 71 31.7 4.7 12.6 .374 4.7 12.6 .374 4.0 5.2 .769 6.1 2.9 2.4 13.4
3 Red Kerr 24 72 30.4 4.6 11.5 .403 4.6 11.5 .403 3.1 4.3 .719 11.2 1.3 2.6 12.4
4 Earl Lloyd 28 72 27.3 3.6 9.5 .373 3.6 9.5 .373 1.9 2.5 .749 6.0 1.6 3.9 9.0
5 Al Bianchi 24 68 23.2 2.9 8.3 .351 2.9 8.3 .351 2.4 3.5 .690 3.3 1.6 2.9 8.3
6 Paul Seymour 29 65 19.0 2.2 6.8 .324 2.2 6.8 .324 1.6 1.9 .821 2.0 3.0 1.4 6.0
7 Togo Palazzi 24 42 18.6 4.0 10.8 .373 4.0 10.8 .373 2.7 3.4 .790 4.5 1.0 2.2 10.7
8 Joe Holup 22 71 18.1 2.3 6.9 .329 2.3 6.9 .329 2.9 3.6 .806 3.9 1.2 2.5 7.4
9 Larry Hennessy 27 21 17.8 2.7 8.3 .320 2.7 8.3 .320 1.1 1.5 .719 2.1 1.3 1.3 6.4
10 Bob Schafer 11 15.2 1.7 6.0 .288 1.7 6.0 .288 1.0 1.2 .846 1.0 1.4 1.5 4.5
11 Jim Tucker 24 9 13.2 1.9 4.9 .386 1.9 4.9 .386 0.0 0.1 .000 2.2 0.2 2.9 3.8
12 Bob Hopkins 22 62 12.3 2.1 5.5 .379 2.1 5.5 .379 1.5 2.0 .746 3.8 0.4 1.7 5.7
13 Don Savage 28 5 11.0 1.2 3.8 .316 1.2 3.8 .316 1.2 1.4 .857 1.4 0.4 1.4 3.6
14 Jim Ray 23 4 10.8 0.5 2.8 .182 0.5 2.8 .182 0.8 1.3 .600 1.3 0.8 1.0 1.8
15 Forest Able 24 1 1.0 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
16 Bob Harrison 29

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 28 72 2851 6.3 16.5 .379 6.3 16.5 .379 7.9 8.7 .904 12.7 2.9 2.8 20.4
2 Ed Conlin 23 71 2250 5.4 14.3 .374 5.4 14.3 .374 4.5 5.9 .769 6.9 3.3 2.7 15.2
3 Red Kerr 24 72 2191 5.5 13.6 .403 5.5 13.6 .403 3.7 5.1 .719 13.3 1.5 3.1 14.6
4 Earl Lloyd 28 72 1965 4.7 12.6 .373 4.7 12.6 .373 2.5 3.3 .749 8.0 2.1 5.2 11.8
5 Al Bianchi 24 68 1577 4.5 12.9 .351 4.5 12.9 .351 3.8 5.5 .690 5.2 2.4 4.5 12.9
6 Joe Holup 22 71 1284 4.5 13.7 .329 4.5 13.7 .329 5.7 7.1 .806 7.8 2.4 5.0 14.7
7 Paul Seymour 29 65 1235 4.2 12.9 .324 4.2 12.9 .324 2.9 3.6 .821 3.8 5.6 2.7 11.3
8 Togo Palazzi 24 42 780 7.8 20.9 .373 7.8 20.9 .373 5.2 6.6 .790 8.6 1.9 4.3 20.8
9 Bob Hopkins 22 62 764 6.1 16.2 .379 6.1 16.2 .379 4.4 5.9 .746 11.0 1.0 5.0 16.7
10 Larry Hennessy 27 21 373 5.4 16.9 .320 5.4 16.9 .320 2.2 3.1 .719 4.3 2.6 2.7 13.0
11 Bob Schafer 11 167 4.1 14.2 .288 4.1 14.2 .288 2.4 2.8 .846 2.4 3.2 3.4 10.6
12 Jim Tucker 24 9 119 5.1 13.3 .386 5.1 13.3 .386 0.0 0.3 .000 6.1 0.6 7.9 10.3
13 Don Savage 28 5 55 3.9 12.4 .316 3.9 12.4 .316 3.9 4.6 .857 4.6 1.3 4.6 11.8
14 Jim Ray 23 4 43 1.7 9.2 .182 1.7 9.2 .182 2.5 4.2 .600 4.2 2.5 3.3 5.9
15 Forest Able 24 1 1 0.0 72.0 .000 0.0 72.0 .000 0.0 0.0 36.0 36.0 36.0 0.0
16 Bob Harrison 29

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 28 72 2851 24.4 .502 .379 .528 8.8 3.7 12.5 .211
2 Ed Conlin 23 71 2250 15.4 .450 .374 .411 2.5 2.2 4.7 .101
3 Red Kerr 24 72 2191 17.3 .462 .403 .378 2.7 2.7 5.4 .117
4 Earl Lloyd 28 72 1965 10.1 .422 .373 .261 0.4 1.8 2.2 .054
5 Al Bianchi 24 68 1577 9.6 .419 .351 .422 0.2 1.3 1.5 .046
6 Joe Holup 22 71 1284 12.7 .438 .329 .520 0.9 1.2 2.1 .080
7 Paul Seymour 29 65 1235 11.3 .390 .324 .278 -0.4 1.2 0.8 .033
8 Togo Palazzi 24 42 780 16.9 .437 .373 .316 0.6 0.8 1.4 .086
9 Bob Hopkins 22 62 764 14.8 .444 .379 .367 0.6 0.8 1.4 .090
10 Larry Hennessy 27 21 373 7.8 .357 .320 .183 -0.7 0.3 -0.4 -0.049
11 Bob Schafer 11 167 5.2 .342 .288 .197 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.055
12 Jim Tucker 24 9 119 3.5 .383 .386 .023 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.009
13 Don Savage 28 5 55 7.2 .408 .316 .368 0.0 0.0 0.0 .022
14 Jim Ray 23 4 43 1.8 .265 .182 .455 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.094
15 Forest Able 24 1 1 -41.1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 -2.062
16 Bob Harrison 29

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 Dolph Schayes 28 5 215 29 95 .305 29 95 .305 49 55 .891 90 14 18 107
2 Ed Conlin 23 5 164 28 71 .394 28 71 .394 21 27 .778 17 15 11 77
3 Red Kerr 24 5 162 28 65 .431 28 65 .431 20 29 .690 69 6 7 76
4 Bob Harrison 29 5 133 12 45 .267 12 45 .267 8 9 .889 13 15 21 32
5 Paul Seymour 29 5 98 8 37 .216 8 37 .216 5 6 .833 10 8 11 21
6 Al Bianchi 24 5 97 12 38 .316 12 38 .316 8 12 .667 15 8 16 32
7 Joe Holup 22 5 88 6 28 .214 6 28 .214 8 12 .667 20 1 3 20
8 Togo Palazzi 24 5 87 19 49 .388 19 49 .388 7 9 .778 18 5 11 45
9 Earl Lloyd 28 5 83 12 30 .400 12 30 .400 7 11 .636 21 5 18 31
10 Bob Hopkins 22 5 73 9 25 .360 9 25 .360 10 15 .667 19 2 4 28

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 Dolph Schayes 28 5 43.0 5.8 19.0 .305 5.8 19.0 .305 9.8 11.0 .891 18.0 2.8 3.6 21.4
2 Ed Conlin 23 5 32.8 5.6 14.2 .394 5.6 14.2 .394 4.2 5.4 .778 3.4 3.0 2.2 15.4
3 Red Kerr 24 5 32.4 5.6 13.0 .431 5.6 13.0 .431 4.0 5.8 .690 13.8 1.2 1.4 15.2
4 Bob Harrison 29 5 26.6 2.4 9.0 .267 2.4 9.0 .267 1.6 1.8 .889 2.6 3.0 4.2 6.4
5 Paul Seymour 29 5 19.6 1.6 7.4 .216 1.6 7.4 .216 1.0 1.2 .833 2.0 1.6 2.2 4.2
6 Al Bianchi 24 5 19.4 2.4 7.6 .316 2.4 7.6 .316 1.6 2.4 .667 3.0 1.6 3.2 6.4
7 Joe Holup 22 5 17.6 1.2 5.6 .214 1.2 5.6 .214 1.6 2.4 .667 4.0 0.2 0.6 4.0
8 Togo Palazzi 24 5 17.4 3.8 9.8 .388 3.8 9.8 .388 1.4 1.8 .778 3.6 1.0 2.2 9.0
9 Earl Lloyd 28 5 16.6 2.4 6.0 .400 2.4 6.0 .400 1.4 2.2 .636 4.2 1.0 3.6 6.2
10 Bob Hopkins 22 5 14.6 1.8 5.0 .360 1.8 5.0 .360 2.0 3.0 .667 3.8 0.4 0.8 5.6

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 Dolph Schayes 28 5 215 4.9 15.9 .305 4.9 15.9 .305 8.2 9.2 .891 15.1 2.3 3.0 17.9
2 Ed Conlin 23 5 164 6.1 15.6 .394 6.1 15.6 .394 4.6 5.9 .778 3.7 3.3 2.4 16.9
3 Red Kerr 24 5 162 6.2 14.4 .431 6.2 14.4 .431 4.4 6.4 .690 15.3 1.3 1.6 16.9
4 Bob Harrison 29 5 133 3.2 12.2 .267 3.2 12.2 .267 2.2 2.4 .889 3.5 4.1 5.7 8.7
5 Paul Seymour 29 5 98 2.9 13.6 .216 2.9 13.6 .216 1.8 2.2 .833 3.7 2.9 4.0 7.7
6 Al Bianchi 24 5 97 4.5 14.1 .316 4.5 14.1 .316 3.0 4.5 .667 5.6 3.0 5.9 11.9
7 Joe Holup 22 5 88 2.5 11.5 .214 2.5 11.5 .214 3.3 4.9 .667 8.2 0.4 1.2 8.2
8 Togo Palazzi 24 5 87 7.9 20.3 .388 7.9 20.3 .388 2.9 3.7 .778 7.4 2.1 4.6 18.6
9 Earl Lloyd 28 5 83 5.2 13.0 .400 5.2 13.0 .400 3.0 4.8 .636 9.1 2.2 7.8 13.4
10 Bob Hopkins 22 5 73 4.4 12.3 .360 4.4 12.3 .360 4.9 7.4 .667 9.4 1.0 2.0 13.8

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 Dolph Schayes 28 5 215 23.6 .449 .305 .579 12.0 0.3 0.4 0.8 .170
2 Ed Conlin 23 5 164 17.2 .465 .394 .380 18.0 0.3 0.2 0.5 .149
3 Red Kerr 24 5 162 24.5 .489 .431 .446 7.3 0.4 0.3 0.7 .208
4 Bob Harrison 29 5 133 5.0 .327 .267 .200 19.1 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.021
5 Paul Seymour 29 5 98 1.6 .265 .216 .162 13.7 -0.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.121
6 Al Bianchi 24 5 97 8.1 .370 .316 .316 14.8 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .013
7 Joe Holup 22 5 88 5.8 .300 .214 .429 1.9 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.075
8 Togo Palazzi 24 5 87 16.1 .425 .388 .184 12.5 0.0 0.1 0.2 .090
9 Earl Lloyd 28 5 83 12.5 .445 .400 .367 11.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 .120
10 Bob Hopkins 22 5 73 15.6 .443 .360 .600 4.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 .108