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1961-62 Syracuse Nationals Roster and Stats

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Record: 41-39, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Hannum (41-39)

PTS/G: 120.7 (4th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 118.4 (4th of 9)
SRS: 2.24 (3rd of 9) ▪ Pace: 128.8 (3rd of 9)
Off Rtg: 93.4 (5th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.6 (2nd of 9)
Expected W-L: 45-35 (3rd of 9)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1962 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-3) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
24 Al Bianchi PG 6-3 185 March 26, 1932 5 Bowling Green State University
21 Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 July 2, 1931 6 Niagara University
20 Dave Gambee SF 6-6 215 April 16, 1937 3 Oregon State University
23 Joe Graboski PF 6-7 195 January 15, 1930 12
15 Hal Greer SG 6-2 175 June 26, 1936 3 Marshall University
11 Swede Halbrook C 7-3 235 January 30, 1933 1 Oregon State University
10 Red Kerr C 6-9 230 July 17, 1932 7 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5 Paul Neumann PG 6-1 175 January 30, 1938 R Stanford University
23 Chuck Osborne PF 6-6 210 January 21, 1939 R Western Kentucky University
12 Joe Roberts PF 6-6 214 May 18, 1936 1 Ohio State University
4 Dolph Schayes PF 6-7 195 May 19, 1928 12 New York University
22 Lee Shaffer SF 6-7 220 February 23, 1939 R University of North Carolina

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 80 3706 8875 .418 3706 8875 .418 2246 2880 .780 5764 1791 2344 9658
Team/G 46.3 110.9 .418 46.3 110.9 .418 28.1 36.0 .780 72.1 22.4 29.3 120.7
Lg Rank 4 3 7 4 3 7 3 7 1 4 7 9 4
Year/Year 0.2% 0.2% -0.000 0.2% 0.2% -0.000 -2.6% -3.5% +0.007 -0.6% -1.0% 1.5% -0.5%
Opponent 80 9473
Opponent/G 118.4
Lg Rank 4
Year/Year -0.7%

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 45 35 2.31 -0.07 2.24 93.4 91.6 128.8 .325 .418 .253 Onondaga War Memorial
Lg Rank 3 3 3 5 3 5 2 3 7 7 5

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Red Kerr 29 80 2768 541 1220 .443 541 1220 .443 .443 222 302 .735 1176 243 272 1304
2 Hal Greer 25 71 2705 644 1442 .447 644 1442 .447 .447 331 404 .819 524 313 252 1619
3 Dave Gambee 24 80 2301 477 1126 .424 477 1126 .424 .424 384 470 .817 631 114 275 1338
4 Lee Shaffer 22 75 2083 514 1180 .436 514 1180 .436 .436 239 310 .771 511 99 266 1267
5 Al Bianchi 29 80 1925 336 847 .397 336 847 .397 .397 154 221 .697 281 263 232 826
6 Larry Costello 30 63 1854 310 726 .427 310 726 .427 .427 247 295 .837 245 359 220 867
7 Joe Roberts 25 80 1642 243 619 .393 243 619 .393 .393 129 194 .665 538 50 230 615
8 Dolph Schayes 33 56 1480 268 751 .357 268 751 .357 .357 286 319 .897 439 120 167 822
9 Paul Neumann 24 77 1265 172 401 .429 172 401 .429 .429 133 172 .773 194 176 203 477
10 Swede Halbrook 29 64 908 152 422 .360 152 422 .360 .360 96 151 .636 399 33 179 400
11 Chuck Osborne 23 4 21 1 8 .125 1 8 .125 .125 3 4 .750 9 1 3 5
12 Joe Graboski 32 23 323 48 133 .361 .361 22 38 .579 105 20 45 118

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 Hal Greer 25 71 38.1 9.1 20.3 .447 9.1 20.3 .447 4.7 5.7 .819 7.4 4.4 3.5 22.8
2 Red Kerr 29 80 34.6 6.8 15.3 .443 6.8 15.3 .443 2.8 3.8 .735 14.7 3.0 3.4 16.3
3 Larry Costello 30 63 29.4 4.9 11.5 .427 4.9 11.5 .427 3.9 4.7 .837 3.9 5.7 3.5 13.8
4 Dave Gambee 24 80 28.8 6.0 14.1 .424 6.0 14.1 .424 4.8 5.9 .817 7.9 1.4 3.4 16.7
5 Lee Shaffer 22 75 27.8 6.9 15.7 .436 6.9 15.7 .436 3.2 4.1 .771 6.8 1.3 3.5 16.9
6 Dolph Schayes 33 56 26.4 4.8 13.4 .357 4.8 13.4 .357 5.1 5.7 .897 7.8 2.1 3.0 14.7
7 Al Bianchi 29 80 24.1 4.2 10.6 .397 4.2 10.6 .397 1.9 2.8 .697 3.5 3.3 2.9 10.3
8 Joe Roberts 25 80 20.5 3.0 7.7 .393 3.0 7.7 .393 1.6 2.4 .665 6.7 0.6 2.9 7.7
9 Paul Neumann 24 77 16.4 2.2 5.2 .429 2.2 5.2 .429 1.7 2.2 .773 2.5 2.3 2.6 6.2
10 Swede Halbrook 29 64 14.2 2.4 6.6 .360 2.4 6.6 .360 1.5 2.4 .636 6.2 0.5 2.8 6.3
11 Chuck Osborne 23 4 5.3 0.3 2.0 .125 0.3 2.0 .125 0.8 1.0 .750 2.3 0.3 0.8 1.3
12 Joe Graboski 32 23 14.0 2.1 5.8 .361 1.0 1.7 .579 4.6 0.9 2.0 5.1

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 Red Kerr 29 80 2768 7.0 15.9 .443 7.0 15.9 .443 2.9 3.9 .735 15.3 3.2 3.5 17.0
2 Hal Greer 25 71 2705 8.6 19.2 .447 8.6 19.2 .447 4.4 5.4 .819 7.0 4.2 3.4 21.5
3 Dave Gambee 24 80 2301 7.5 17.6 .424 7.5 17.6 .424 6.0 7.4 .817 9.9 1.8 4.3 20.9
4 Lee Shaffer 22 75 2083 8.9 20.4 .436 8.9 20.4 .436 4.1 5.4 .771 8.8 1.7 4.6 21.9
5 Al Bianchi 29 80 1925 6.3 15.8 .397 6.3 15.8 .397 2.9 4.1 .697 5.3 4.9 4.3 15.4
6 Larry Costello 30 63 1854 6.0 14.1 .427 6.0 14.1 .427 4.8 5.7 .837 4.8 7.0 4.3 16.8
7 Joe Roberts 25 80 1642 5.3 13.6 .393 5.3 13.6 .393 2.8 4.3 .665 11.8 1.1 5.0 13.5
8 Dolph Schayes 33 56 1480 6.5 18.3 .357 6.5 18.3 .357 7.0 7.8 .897 10.7 2.9 4.1 20.0
9 Paul Neumann 24 77 1265 4.9 11.4 .429 4.9 11.4 .429 3.8 4.9 .773 5.5 5.0 5.8 13.6
10 Swede Halbrook 29 64 908 6.0 16.7 .360 6.0 16.7 .360 3.8 6.0 .636 15.8 1.3 7.1 15.9
11 Chuck Osborne 23 4 21 1.7 13.7 .125 1.7 13.7 .125 5.1 6.9 .750 15.4 1.7 5.1 8.6
12 Joe Graboski 32 23 323 5.3 14.8 .361 2.5 4.2 .579 11.7 2.2 5.0 13.2

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Red Kerr 29 80 2768 .443 .443 .735
2 Hal Greer 25 71 2705 .447 .447 .819
3 Dave Gambee 24 80 2301 .424 .424 .817
4 Lee Shaffer 22 75 2083 .436 .436 .771
5 Al Bianchi 29 80 1925 .397 .397 .697
6 Larry Costello 30 63 1854 .427 .427 .837
7 Joe Roberts 25 80 1642 .393 .393 .665
8 Dolph Schayes 33 56 1480 .357 .357 .897
9 Paul Neumann 24 77 1265 .429 .429 .773
10 Swede Halbrook 29 64 908 .360 .360 .636
11 Chuck Osborne 23 4 21 .125 .125 .750
12 Joe Graboski 32 23 323 .361 .579

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Red Kerr 29 80 2768 17.4 .482 .248 2.9 4.9 7.8 .136
2 Hal Greer 25 71 2705 17.5 .500 .280 5.0 3.5 8.5 .151
3 Dave Gambee 24 80 2301 16.3 .502 .417 4.1 2.9 7.0 .145
4 Lee Shaffer 22 75 2083 15.4 .481 .263 2.6 2.4 5.0 .115
5 Al Bianchi 29 80 1925 11.4 .437 .261 0.0 2.4 2.4 .059
6 Larry Costello 30 63 1854 15.6 .507 .406 3.3 2.6 5.9 .153
7 Joe Roberts 25 80 1642 10.3 .437 .313 -0.2 2.2 1.9 .056
8 Dolph Schayes 33 56 1480 15.8 .461 .425 0.9 2.1 3.1 .099
9 Paul Neumann 24 77 1265 11.6 .500 .429 1.6 1.6 3.2 .123
10 Swede Halbrook 29 64 908 11.6 .409 .358 -0.9 1.5 0.6 .033
11 Chuck Osborne 23 4 21 4.7 .256 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.134
12 Joe Graboski 32 23 323 .394

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Red Kerr 29 5 193 41 109 .376 41 109 .376 .376 6 8 .750 80 10 15 88
2 Al Bianchi 29 5 184 27 69 .391 27 69 .391 .391 17 20 .850 26 18 17 71
3 Lee Shaffer 22 5 174 35 99 .354 35 99 .354 .354 24 31 .774 55 7 17 94
4 Dave Gambee 24 5 170 17 54 .315 17 54 .315 .315 22 25 .880 45 4 22 56
5 Larry Costello 30 5 167 22 51 .431 22 51 .431 .431 29 33 .879 16 28 21 73
6 Paul Neumann 24 5 124 12 29 .414 12 29 .414 .414 4 6 .667 17 14 13 28
7 Dolph Schayes 33 5 95 24 66 .364 24 66 .364 .364 9 13 .692 35 5 21 57
8 Joe Roberts 25 4 64 8 22 .364 8 22 .364 .364 10 14 .714 28 0 9 26
9 Joe Graboski 32 4 24 1 7 .143 1 7 .143 .143 1 1 1.000 4 0 3 3
10 Hal Greer 25 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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 Red Kerr 29 5 38.6 8.2 21.8 .376 8.2 21.8 .376 1.2 1.6 .750 16.0 2.0 3.0 17.6
2 Al Bianchi 29 5 36.8 5.4 13.8 .391 5.4 13.8 .391 3.4 4.0 .850 5.2 3.6 3.4 14.2
3 Lee Shaffer 22 5 34.8 7.0 19.8 .354 7.0 19.8 .354 4.8 6.2 .774 11.0 1.4 3.4 18.8
4 Dave Gambee 24 5 34.0 3.4 10.8 .315 3.4 10.8 .315 4.4 5.0 .880 9.0 0.8 4.4 11.2
5 Larry Costello 30 5 33.4 4.4 10.2 .431 4.4 10.2 .431 5.8 6.6 .879 3.2 5.6 4.2 14.6
6 Paul Neumann 24 5 24.8 2.4 5.8 .414 2.4 5.8 .414 0.8 1.2 .667 3.4 2.8 2.6 5.6
7 Dolph Schayes 33 5 19.0 4.8 13.2 .364 4.8 13.2 .364 1.8 2.6 .692 7.0 1.0 4.2 11.4
8 Joe Roberts 25 4 16.0 2.0 5.5 .364 2.0 5.5 .364 2.5 3.5 .714 7.0 0.0 2.3 6.5
9 Joe Graboski 32 4 6.0 0.3 1.8 .143 0.3 1.8 .143 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.8
10 Hal Greer 25 1 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

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 Red Kerr 29 5 193 7.6 20.3 .376 7.6 20.3 .376 1.1 1.5 .750 14.9 1.9 2.8 16.4
2 Al Bianchi 29 5 184 5.3 13.5 .391 5.3 13.5 .391 3.3 3.9 .850 5.1 3.5 3.3 13.9
3 Lee Shaffer 22 5 174 7.2 20.5 .354 7.2 20.5 .354 5.0 6.4 .774 11.4 1.4 3.5 19.4
4 Dave Gambee 24 5 170 3.6 11.4 .315 3.6 11.4 .315 4.7 5.3 .880 9.5 0.8 4.7 11.9
5 Larry Costello 30 5 167 4.7 11.0 .431 4.7 11.0 .431 6.3 7.1 .879 3.4 6.0 4.5 15.7
6 Paul Neumann 24 5 124 3.5 8.4 .414 3.5 8.4 .414 1.2 1.7 .667 4.9 4.1 3.8 8.1
7 Dolph Schayes 33 5 95 9.1 25.0 .364 9.1 25.0 .364 3.4 4.9 .692 13.3 1.9 8.0 21.6
8 Joe Roberts 25 4 64 4.5 12.4 .364 4.5 12.4 .364 5.6 7.9 .714 15.8 0.0 5.1 14.6
9 Joe Graboski 32 4 24 1.5 10.5 .143 1.5 10.5 .143 1.5 1.5 1.000 6.0 0.0 4.5 4.5
10 Hal Greer 25 1 5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 0.0

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Red Kerr 29 5 193 .376 .376 .750
2 Al Bianchi 29 5 184 .391 .391 .850
3 Lee Shaffer 22 5 174 .354 .354 .774
4 Dave Gambee 24 5 170 .315 .315 .880
5 Larry Costello 30 5 167 .431 .431 .879
6 Paul Neumann 24 5 124 .414 .414 .667
7 Dolph Schayes 33 5 95 .364 .364 .692
8 Joe Roberts 25 4 64 .364 .364 .714
9 Joe Graboski 32 4 24 .143 .143 1.000
10 Hal Greer 25 1 5

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Red Kerr 29 5 193 15.9 .391 .073 9.1 -0.3 0.3 0.0 .008
2 Al Bianchi 29 5 184 12.8 .456 .290 15.5 0.1 0.2 0.3 .090
3 Lee Shaffer 22 5 174 15.9 .417 .313 7.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .033
4 Dave Gambee 24 5 170 10.2 .431 .463 3.5 0.0 0.2 0.2 .053
5 Larry Costello 30 5 167 17.6 .557 .647 25.9 0.5 0.2 0.8 .222
6 Paul Neumann 24 5 124 9.1 .442 .207 16.5 0.0 0.2 0.2 .075
7 Dolph Schayes 33 5 95 14.6 .397 .197 10.0 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.007
8 Joe Roberts 25 4 64 15.3 .462 .636 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 .106
9 Joe Graboski 32 4 24 -2.3 .202 .143 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.173
10 Hal Greer 25 1 5 -4.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .017