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1962-63 Syracuse Nationals Roster and Stats

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Record: 48-32, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Hannum (48-32)

PTS/G: 121.6 (1st of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.8 (8th of 9)
SRS: 3.40 (2nd of 9) ▪ Pace: 123.3 (2nd of 9)
Off Rtg: 98.4 (2nd of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.3 (4th of 9)
Expected W-L: 49-31 (2nd of 9)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1963 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-3) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
24 Al Bianchi SG 6-3 185 March 26, 1932 6 Bowling Green State University
23 Len Chappell PF 6-8 240 January 31, 1941 R Wake Forest University
21 Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 July 2, 1931 7 Niagara University
20 Dave Gambee SF 6-6 215 April 16, 1937 4 Oregon State University
15 Hal Greer SG 6-2 175 June 26, 1936 4 Marshall University
10 Red Kerr C 6-9 230 July 17, 1932 8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
14 Porter Meriwether PG 6-2 180 March 16, 1940 R Tennessee State University
5 Paul Neumann PG 6-1 175 January 30, 1938 1 Stanford University
12 Joe Roberts PF 6-6 214 May 18, 1936 2 Ohio State University
4 Dolph Schayes PF 6-7 195 May 19, 1928 13 New York University
22 Lee Shaffer SF 6-7 220 February 23, 1939 1 University of North Carolina
25 Chet Walker SF 6-6 212 February 22, 1940 R Bradley University
14 Ben Warley PF 6-5 200 September 4, 1936 R Tennessee State 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 80 3690 8290 .445 3690 8290 .445 2350 3005 .782 5516 1742 2277 9730
Team/G 46.1 103.6 .445 46.1 103.6 .445 29.4 37.6 .782 69.0 21.8 28.5 121.6
Lg Rank 3 3 4 3 3 4 1 1 1 3 6 9 1
Year/Year -0.4% -6.6% +0.027 -0.4% -6.6% +0.027 4.6% 4.3% +0.002 -4.3% -2.7% -2.9% 0.7%
Opponent 80 9427
Opponent/G 117.8
Lg Rank 8
Year/Year -0.5%

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 49 31 3.79 -0.39 3.40 98.4 95.3 123.3 .362 .445 .283 Onondaga War Memorial
Lg Rank 2 2 2 6 2 2 4 2 4 4 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 Hal Greer 26 80 2631 600 1293 .464 600 1293 .464 362 434 .834 457 275 286 1562
2 Red Kerr 30 80 2561 507 1069 .474 507 1069 .474 241 320 .753 1039 214 208 1255
3 Lee Shaffer 23 80 2392 597 1393 .429 597 1393 .429 294 375 .784 524 97 249 1488
4 Larry Costello 31 78 2066 285 660 .432 285 660 .432 288 327 .881 237 334 263 858
5 Chet Walker 22 78 1992 352 751 .469 352 751 .469 253 362 .699 561 83 220 957
6 Paul Neumann 25 80 1581 237 503 .471 237 503 .471 181 222 .815 200 227 221 655
7 Dolph Schayes 34 66 1438 223 575 .388 223 575 .388 181 206 .879 375 175 177 627
8 Len Chappell 22 80 1241 281 604 .465 281 604 .465 148 238 .622 461 56 171 710
9 Dave Gambee 25 60 1234 235 537 .438 235 537 .438 199 238 .836 289 48 190 669
10 Al Bianchi 30 61 1159 202 476 .424 202 476 .424 120 164 .732 134 170 165 524
11 Joe Roberts 26 33 466 73 196 .372 73 196 .372 35 51 .686 155 16 66 181
12 Porter Meriwether 22 31 268 48 122 .393 48 122 .393 23 33 .697 29 43 19 119
13 Ben Warley 26 26 206 50 111 .450 50 111 .450 25 35 .714 86 4 42 125

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 26 80 32.9 7.5 16.2 .464 7.5 16.2 .464 4.5 5.4 .834 5.7 3.4 3.6 19.5
2 Red Kerr 30 80 32.0 6.3 13.4 .474 6.3 13.4 .474 3.0 4.0 .753 13.0 2.7 2.6 15.7
3 Lee Shaffer 23 80 29.9 7.5 17.4 .429 7.5 17.4 .429 3.7 4.7 .784 6.6 1.2 3.1 18.6
4 Larry Costello 31 78 26.5 3.7 8.5 .432 3.7 8.5 .432 3.7 4.2 .881 3.0 4.3 3.4 11.0
5 Chet Walker 22 78 25.5 4.5 9.6 .469 4.5 9.6 .469 3.2 4.6 .699 7.2 1.1 2.8 12.3
6 Dolph Schayes 34 66 21.8 3.4 8.7 .388 3.4 8.7 .388 2.7 3.1 .879 5.7 2.7 2.7 9.5
7 Dave Gambee 25 60 20.6 3.9 9.0 .438 3.9 9.0 .438 3.3 4.0 .836 4.8 0.8 3.2 11.2
8 Paul Neumann 25 80 19.8 3.0 6.3 .471 3.0 6.3 .471 2.3 2.8 .815 2.5 2.8 2.8 8.2
9 Al Bianchi 30 61 19.0 3.3 7.8 .424 3.3 7.8 .424 2.0 2.7 .732 2.2 2.8 2.7 8.6
10 Len Chappell 22 80 15.5 3.5 7.6 .465 3.5 7.6 .465 1.9 3.0 .622 5.8 0.7 2.1 8.9
11 Joe Roberts 26 33 14.1 2.2 5.9 .372 2.2 5.9 .372 1.1 1.5 .686 4.7 0.5 2.0 5.5
12 Porter Meriwether 22 31 8.6 1.5 3.9 .393 1.5 3.9 .393 0.7 1.1 .697 0.9 1.4 0.6 3.8
13 Ben Warley 26 26 7.9 1.9 4.3 .450 1.9 4.3 .450 1.0 1.3 .714 3.3 0.2 1.6 4.8

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 Hal Greer 26 80 2631 8.2 17.7 .464 8.2 17.7 .464 5.0 5.9 .834 6.3 3.8 3.9 21.4
2 Red Kerr 30 80 2561 7.1 15.0 .474 7.1 15.0 .474 3.4 4.5 .753 14.6 3.0 2.9 17.6
3 Lee Shaffer 23 80 2392 9.0 21.0 .429 9.0 21.0 .429 4.4 5.6 .784 7.9 1.5 3.7 22.4
4 Larry Costello 31 78 2066 5.0 11.5 .432 5.0 11.5 .432 5.0 5.7 .881 4.1 5.8 4.6 15.0
5 Chet Walker 22 78 1992 6.4 13.6 .469 6.4 13.6 .469 4.6 6.5 .699 10.1 1.5 4.0 17.3
6 Paul Neumann 25 80 1581 5.4 11.5 .471 5.4 11.5 .471 4.1 5.1 .815 4.6 5.2 5.0 14.9
7 Dolph Schayes 34 66 1438 5.6 14.4 .388 5.6 14.4 .388 4.5 5.2 .879 9.4 4.4 4.4 15.7
8 Len Chappell 22 80 1241 8.2 17.5 .465 8.2 17.5 .465 4.3 6.9 .622 13.4 1.6 5.0 20.6
9 Dave Gambee 25 60 1234 6.9 15.7 .438 6.9 15.7 .438 5.8 6.9 .836 8.4 1.4 5.5 19.5
10 Al Bianchi 30 61 1159 6.3 14.8 .424 6.3 14.8 .424 3.7 5.1 .732 4.2 5.3 5.1 16.3
11 Joe Roberts 26 33 466 5.6 15.1 .372 5.6 15.1 .372 2.7 3.9 .686 12.0 1.2 5.1 14.0
12 Porter Meriwether 22 31 268 6.4 16.4 .393 6.4 16.4 .393 3.1 4.4 .697 3.9 5.8 2.6 16.0
13 Ben Warley 26 26 206 8.7 19.4 .450 8.7 19.4 .450 4.4 6.1 .714 15.0 0.7 7.3 21.8

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 Hal Greer 26 80 2631 .464 17.7 .464 .834
2 Red Kerr 30 80 2561 .474 15.0 .474 .753
3 Lee Shaffer 23 80 2392 .429 21.0 .429 .784
4 Larry Costello 31 78 2066 .432 11.5 .432 .881
5 Chet Walker 22 78 1992 .469 13.6 .469 .699
6 Paul Neumann 25 80 1581 .471 11.5 .471 .815
7 Dolph Schayes 34 66 1438 .388 14.4 .388 .879
8 Len Chappell 22 80 1241 .465 17.5 .465 .622
9 Dave Gambee 25 60 1234 .438 15.7 .438 .836
10 Al Bianchi 30 61 1159 .424 14.8 .424 .732
11 Joe Roberts 26 33 466 .372 15.1 .372 .686
12 Porter Meriwether 22 31 268 .393 16.4 .393 .697
13 Ben Warley 26 26 206 .450 19.4 .450 .714

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 Hal Greer 26 80 2631 17.3 .526 .464 .336 5.7 2.5 8.2 .149
2 Red Kerr 30 80 2561 18.6 .519 .474 .299 4.1 3.6 7.7 .144
3 Lee Shaffer 23 80 2392 15.3 .478 .429 .269 1.8 2.1 3.8 .077
4 Larry Costello 31 78 2066 13.8 .534 .432 .495 3.6 2.1 5.7 .132
5 Chet Walker 22 78 1992 14.8 .526 .469 .482 3.3 2.0 5.3 .129
6 Paul Neumann 25 80 1581 13.4 .545 .471 .441 3.0 1.5 4.6 .139
7 Dolph Schayes 34 66 1438 14.2 .471 .388 .358 0.7 1.7 2.4 .081
8 Len Chappell 22 80 1241 17.2 .501 .465 .394 1.7 1.5 3.2 .123
9 Dave Gambee 25 60 1234 14.6 .521 .438 .443 2.2 1.1 3.3 .129
10 Al Bianchi 30 61 1159 12.5 .478 .424 .345 0.8 1.1 1.9 .079
11 Joe Roberts 26 33 466 10.1 .414 .372 .260 -0.5 0.5 0.0 .004
12 Porter Meriwether 22 31 268 12.4 .436 .393 .270 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .030
13 Ben Warley 26 26 206 16.8 .494 .450 .315 0.2 0.3 0.5 .117

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 Hal Greer 26 5 214 44 87 .506 44 87 .506 29 35 .829 27 21 21 117
2 Red Kerr 30 5 187 26 60 .433 26 60 .433 16 21 .762 75 9 12 68
3 Lee Shaffer 23 5 173 56 117 .479 56 117 .479 24 30 .800 23 6 19 136
4 Larry Costello 31 5 134 16 37 .432 16 37 .432 19 23 .826 4 23 27 51
5 Chet Walker 22 5 130 27 53 .509 27 53 .509 22 30 .733 47 9 8 76
6 Dolph Schayes 34 5 108 20 44 .455 20 44 .455 11 12 .917 28 7 17 51
7 Al Bianchi 30 5 77 15 34 .441 15 34 .441 4 7 .571 8 2 17 34
8 Dave Gambee 25 5 75 10 34 .294 10 34 .294 12 13 .923 16 0 14 32
9 Paul Neumann 25 4 65 8 18 .444 8 18 .444 0 1 .000 14 9 11 16
10 Len Chappell 22 4 53 4 21 .190 4 21 .190 13 16 .813 18 3 7 21
11 Ben Warley 26 2 9 0 4 .000 0 4 .000 2 4 .500 3 0 2 2

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 Hal Greer 26 5 42.8 8.8 17.4 .506 8.8 17.4 .506 5.8 7.0 .829 5.4 4.2 4.2 23.4
2 Red Kerr 30 5 37.4 5.2 12.0 .433 5.2 12.0 .433 3.2 4.2 .762 15.0 1.8 2.4 13.6
3 Lee Shaffer 23 5 34.6 11.2 23.4 .479 11.2 23.4 .479 4.8 6.0 .800 4.6 1.2 3.8 27.2
4 Larry Costello 31 5 26.8 3.2 7.4 .432 3.2 7.4 .432 3.8 4.6 .826 0.8 4.6 5.4 10.2
5 Chet Walker 22 5 26.0 5.4 10.6 .509 5.4 10.6 .509 4.4 6.0 .733 9.4 1.8 1.6 15.2
6 Dolph Schayes 34 5 21.6 4.0 8.8 .455 4.0 8.8 .455 2.2 2.4 .917 5.6 1.4 3.4 10.2
7 Paul Neumann 25 4 16.3 2.0 4.5 .444 2.0 4.5 .444 0.0 0.3 .000 3.5 2.3 2.8 4.0
8 Al Bianchi 30 5 15.4 3.0 6.8 .441 3.0 6.8 .441 0.8 1.4 .571 1.6 0.4 3.4 6.8
9 Dave Gambee 25 5 15.0 2.0 6.8 .294 2.0 6.8 .294 2.4 2.6 .923 3.2 0.0 2.8 6.4
10 Len Chappell 22 4 13.3 1.0 5.3 .190 1.0 5.3 .190 3.3 4.0 .813 4.5 0.8 1.8 5.3
11 Ben Warley 26 2 4.5 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 1.0 2.0 .500 1.5 0.0 1.0 1.0

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 Hal Greer 26 5 214 7.4 14.6 .506 7.4 14.6 .506 4.9 5.9 .829 4.5 3.5 3.5 19.7
2 Red Kerr 30 5 187 5.0 11.6 .433 5.0 11.6 .433 3.1 4.0 .762 14.4 1.7 2.3 13.1
3 Lee Shaffer 23 5 173 11.7 24.3 .479 11.7 24.3 .479 5.0 6.2 .800 4.8 1.2 4.0 28.3
4 Larry Costello 31 5 134 4.3 9.9 .432 4.3 9.9 .432 5.1 6.2 .826 1.1 6.2 7.3 13.7
5 Chet Walker 22 5 130 7.5 14.7 .509 7.5 14.7 .509 6.1 8.3 .733 13.0 2.5 2.2 21.0
6 Dolph Schayes 34 5 108 6.7 14.7 .455 6.7 14.7 .455 3.7 4.0 .917 9.3 2.3 5.7 17.0
7 Al Bianchi 30 5 77 7.0 15.9 .441 7.0 15.9 .441 1.9 3.3 .571 3.7 0.9 7.9 15.9
8 Dave Gambee 25 5 75 4.8 16.3 .294 4.8 16.3 .294 5.8 6.2 .923 7.7 0.0 6.7 15.4
9 Paul Neumann 25 4 65 4.4 10.0 .444 4.4 10.0 .444 0.0 0.6 .000 7.8 5.0 6.1 8.9
10 Len Chappell 22 4 53 2.7 14.3 .190 2.7 14.3 .190 8.8 10.9 .813 12.2 2.0 4.8 14.3
11 Ben Warley 26 2 9 0.0 16.0 .000 0.0 16.0 .000 8.0 16.0 .500 12.0 0.0 8.0 8.0

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 Hal Greer 26 5 214 .506 14.6 .506 .829
2 Red Kerr 30 5 187 .433 11.6 .433 .762
3 Lee Shaffer 23 5 173 .479 24.3 .479 .800
4 Larry Costello 31 5 134 .432 9.9 .432 .826
5 Chet Walker 22 5 130 .509 14.7 .509 .733
6 Dolph Schayes 34 5 108 .455 14.7 .455 .917
7 Al Bianchi 30 5 77 .441 15.9 .441 .571
8 Dave Gambee 25 5 75 .294 16.3 .294 .923
9 Paul Neumann 25 4 65 .444 10.0 .444 .000
10 Len Chappell 22 4 53 .190 14.3 .190 .813
11 Ben Warley 26 2 9 .000 16.0 .000 .500

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 Hal Greer 26 5 214 16.8 .571 .506 .402 13.7 0.6 0.0 0.6 .144
2 Red Kerr 30 5 187 14.6 .491 .433 .350 6.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 .045
3 Lee Shaffer 23 5 173 19.1 .522 .479 .256 5.8 0.4 0.0 0.4 .122
4 Larry Costello 31 5 134 10.6 .541 .432 .622 21.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 .088
5 Chet Walker 22 5 130 21.6 .574 .509 .566 9.7 0.4 0.0 0.4 .159
6 Dolph Schayes 34 5 108 14.1 .517 .455 .273 8.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 .078
7 Al Bianchi 30 5 77 7.0 .458 .441 .206 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 .005
8 Dave Gambee 25 5 75 6.7 .403 .294 .382 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.065
9 Paul Neumann 25 4 65 8.7 .434 .444 .056 17.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 .002
10 Len Chappell 22 4 53 9.7 .374 .190 .762 6.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.092
11 Ben Warley 26 2 9 -5.6 .174 .000 1.000 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.431