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1955–56 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 5, 1955 – March 14, 1956
March 15–29, 1956 (Playoffs)
March 31–April 7, 1956 (Finals)
Number of games 72
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) NBC
Draft
Top draft pick Dick Ricketts
Picked by Milwaukee Hawks
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]

Coaching changes
Offseason
Team 1954–55 coach 1955–56 coach
Philadelphia Warriors Edward Gottlieb George Senesky
Rochester Royals Les Harrison Bobby Wanzer
In-season
Team Outgoing coach Incoming coach
New York Knicks Joe Lapchick Vince Boryla

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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