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Ranking The Last 15 NBA MVP Seasons
Ranking The Last 15 NBA MVP Seasons
Published: 2017/07/28
Channel: Black9ne
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Cup Final Newsreel longer version, 1955 56 Season Mcfc Man City
Published: 2016/09/10
Channel: Manchester Is Blue
Oscar Robertson 30pts, 7reb, 7a (1955 IHSAA Championship - Full Highlights)
Oscar Robertson 30pts, 7reb, 7a (1955 IHSAA Championship - Full Highlights)
Published: 2015/12/16
Channel: Wilt Chamberlain Archive
NBA Most Valuable Player Award
NBA Most Valuable Player Award
Published: 2014/08/27
Channel: Audiopedia
Sports Director Niko Tamurian interviews Jim Tucker, member of the 1955 Syracuse Nationals
Sports Director Niko Tamurian interviews Jim Tucker, member of the 1955 Syracuse Nationals
Published: 2015/04/10
Channel: CNYCentral
1955-56 USF Basketball Wins Record 60 Consecutive Games, Two NCAA Titles
1955-56 USF Basketball Wins Record 60 Consecutive Games, Two NCAA Titles
Published: 2012/08/08
Channel: USFDonsAthletics
NBA Rookie of the Year Each Season (1952-2017)
NBA Rookie of the Year Each Season (1952-2017)
Published: 2017/07/08
Channel: InsaneHoops Old
1955 Gator Bowl - Vanderbilt 25, Auburn 13 (12/31/1955)
1955 Gator Bowl - Vanderbilt 25, Auburn 13 (12/31/1955)
Published: 2011/12/07
Channel: Vanderbilt Athletics
1955 Notre Dame vs. Navy
1955 Notre Dame vs. Navy
Published: 2016/11/04
Channel: nutty.archives
51 - George King secures Nats’ NBA title
51 - George King secures Nats’ NBA title
Published: 2016/06/26
Channel: paderox
1955 NCAA centers Bill Russell (29pts 16reb 2a 3blk) vs 7ft3 Wade Halbrook (18pts 18reb 2blk 3stl)
1955 NCAA centers Bill Russell (29pts 16reb 2a 3blk) vs 7ft3 Wade Halbrook (18pts 18reb 2blk 3stl)
Published: 2013/11/01
Channel: Wilt Chamberlain Archive
IHSAA State Basketball Finals 1956 Lafayette Vs Crispus Attucks
IHSAA State Basketball Finals 1956 Lafayette Vs Crispus Attucks
Published: 2013/02/13
Channel: Macacus Monasticus
1954 NBA Finals Minneapolis Lakers vs Syracuse Nationals Game 1
1954 NBA Finals Minneapolis Lakers vs Syracuse Nationals Game 1
Published: 2017/06/27
Channel: Ser Nur
West High Pt 1 1955 Bball Documentary
West High Pt 1 1955 Bball Documentary
Published: 2009/07/02
Channel: 12bass
Syracuse Nationals 1955
Syracuse Nationals 1955
Published: 2009/11/12
Channel: meej33
Pan American Wins the 1963 NAIA National Championship
Pan American Wins the 1963 NAIA National Championship
Published: 2013/03/16
Channel: GoUTRGV
NBA Most Valuable Player Award - WikiVidi Documentary
NBA Most Valuable Player Award - WikiVidi Documentary
Published: 2017/06/15
Channel: WikiVidi Documentaries
West High Pt 4 1955 Bball Documentary
West High Pt 4 1955 Bball Documentary
Published: 2009/07/02
Channel: 12bass
West High Pt 5 1955 Bball Documentary
West High Pt 5 1955 Bball Documentary
Published: 2009/07/02
Channel: 12bass
Al Horford Posterizes Kristaps Porzingis  Knicks vs Celtics  NBA Season  2016   2017
Al Horford Posterizes Kristaps Porzingis Knicks vs Celtics NBA Season 2016 2017
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: NBA BEST PLAYER
Oscar Robertson 39 points, 7 reb, 6a (1956 IHSAA Championship - Full Highlights)
Oscar Robertson 39 points, 7 reb, 6a (1956 IHSAA Championship - Full Highlights)
Published: 2015/12/14
Channel: Wilt Chamberlain Archive
Bill Russell - Basketball - National Championship (Double Triple Double)
Bill Russell - Basketball - National Championship (Double Triple Double)
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: CubProd
Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson's 1961-1962 Season
Published: 2012/04/06
Channel: MICHAEL SOWELL
Bill Sharman Highlights - In Memoriam
Bill Sharman Highlights - In Memoriam
Published: 2013/10/26
Channel: NBA
Basketballography: Frank Ramsey
Basketballography: Frank Ramsey
Published: 2016/12/31
Channel: ginoongkamote
THE LEGEND - Willis Reed  MIX by MISIEK
THE LEGEND - Willis Reed MIX by MISIEK
Published: 2008/09/17
Channel: TheKingMisiek
Top 10 Most Successful Teams In UEFA Champions League History
Top 10 Most Successful Teams In UEFA Champions League History
Published: 2017/06/03
Channel: James Davis
03/26/56 The San Francisco Dons beat the Iowa Hawkeyes in the NCAA final
03/26/56 The San Francisco Dons beat the Iowa Hawkeyes in the NCAA final
Published: 2016/11/03
Channel: nutty.archives
NBA-Profile of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors
NBA-Profile of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors
Published: 2017/06/13
Channel: MNO
LS 1955 Chevy HOT HUES
LS 1955 Chevy HOT HUES
Published: 2016/05/23
Channel: Madcapball
NBA LIVE 06 1964-65 Lakers vs 1964-65 Celtics
NBA LIVE 06 1964-65 Lakers vs 1964-65 Celtics
Published: 2016/06/18
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
250 Greatest NBA Players of All-Time (225-201)
250 Greatest NBA Players of All-Time (225-201)
Published: 2012/09/23
Channel: tyronius1
250 Greatest NBA Players of All-Time (#40-31)
250 Greatest NBA Players of All-Time (#40-31)
Published: 2013/02/16
Channel: tyronius1
NCAA 1955 San Francisco Dons @ Oregon State
NCAA 1955 San Francisco Dons @ Oregon State
Published: 2013/08/11
Channel: Macacus Monasticus
1956 WS Gm5: Don Larsen tosses a perfect game
1956 WS Gm5: Don Larsen tosses a perfect game
Published: 2014/11/17
Channel: MLB
Crispus Attucks Crazy Song
Crispus Attucks Crazy Song
Published: 2015/02/26
Channel: 19nine
NBA LIVE 06 1966-67 76ers vs 1968-69 Bullets
NBA LIVE 06 1966-67 76ers vs 1968-69 Bullets
Published: 2017/09/05
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
Greatest NHL Teams of All Time
Greatest NHL Teams of All Time
Published: 2016/08/20
Channel: The Hockey Guy
Miami Heat on Practicing in War Memorial Gym
Miami Heat on Practicing in War Memorial Gym
Published: 2012/01/10
Channel: USFDonsAthletics
Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
Published: 2014/08/06
Channel: Audiopedia
TWEEDIA DAY Warriors Media Day EXCLUSIVE Behind the Scenes!
TWEEDIA DAY Warriors Media Day EXCLUSIVE Behind the Scenes!
Published: 2010/10/01
Channel: Shaun Tai
NBA LIVE 06 1994-95 Bulls vs 1994-95 Celtics
NBA LIVE 06 1994-95 Bulls vs 1994-95 Celtics
Published: 2016/08/28
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
Le360 ma • بوتفليقة يستدعي الزاكي لتدريب المنتخب الجزائري
Le360 ma • بوتفليقة يستدعي الزاكي لتدريب المنتخب الجزائري
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: LEARN EVERYDAY NEW THING
NBA LIVE 06 2015-16 Cavaliers vs 2013-14 Spurs
NBA LIVE 06 2015-16 Cavaliers vs 2013-14 Spurs
Published: 2016/08/24
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
03/06/56 The Boxton Red Sox at spring training in Sarasota, Fla.
03/06/56 The Boxton Red Sox at spring training in Sarasota, Fla.
Published: 2016/11/03
Channel: nutty.archives
MLBeers Historical Showdown Episode 3, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates v 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers
MLBeers Historical Showdown Episode 3, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates v 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers
Published: 2017/04/20
Channel: MLBeers Podcast
NBA LIVE 06 1992-93 Suns vs 1991-92 Blazers
NBA LIVE 06 1992-93 Suns vs 1991-92 Blazers
Published: 2016/11/05
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
NBA LIVE 06 2003-04 Rockets vs 2003-04 Timberwolves
NBA LIVE 06 2003-04 Rockets vs 2003-04 Timberwolves
Published: 2017/03/30
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
NBA LIVE 06 1977-78 76ers vs 1979-80 Clippers
NBA LIVE 06 1977-78 76ers vs 1979-80 Clippers
Published: 2017/09/05
Channel: Alexis Mendoza
10/10/56 Dodgers defeat Yankees 1-0 in 10 innings
10/10/56 Dodgers defeat Yankees 1-0 in 10 innings
Published: 2016/11/03
Channel: nutty.archives
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1955–56 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of games 72
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) NBC
Regular season
Season MVP Bob Pettit (St. Louis)
Top scorer Bob Pettit (St. Louis)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Philadelphia Warriors
  Eastern runners-up Syracuse Nationals
Western champions Fort Wayne Pistons
  Western runners-up St. Louis Hawks
Finals
Champions Philadelphia Warriors
  Runners-up Fort Wayne Pistons
NBA seasons

The 1955–56 NBA season was the tenth season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Philadelphia Warriors winning the NBA Championship, beating the Fort Wayne Pistons 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Notable occurrences[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Eastern Division[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Philadelphia Warriors 45 27 .625 - 21-7 11-17 13-3 22-14
x-Boston Celtics 39 33 .542 6 20-7 12-15 7-11 18-18
x-Syracuse Nationals 35 37 .486 10 23-8 9–19 3-10 15-21
New York Knicks 35 37 .486 10 13-15 16-13 6-9 17-19
  • Syracuse finished ahead of New York by defeating them in a tiebreaker match.


Western Division[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Fort Wayne Pistons 37 35 .514 - 19-7 10-17 8-11 19-17
x-Minneapolis Lakers 33 39 .458 4 14-12 6-21 13-6 19-17
x-St. Louis Hawks 33 39 .458 4 15-11 11-17 7-11 18-18
Rochester Royals 31 41 .431 6 15-14 6-21 10-6 16-20
  • Minneapolis finished ahead of St. Louis by defeating them in a tiebreaker match.


x – clinched playoff spot

Statistics leaders[edit]

Category Player Team Stat
Points Bob Pettit St. Louis Hawks 1,849
Rebounds Bob Pettit St. Louis Hawks 1,164
Assists Bob Cousy Boston Celtics 642
FG% Neil Johnston Philadelphia Warriors .457
FT% Bill Sharman Boston Celtics .867

Note: Prior to the 1969–70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.

NBA awards[edit]

References[edit]

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