1954–55 Philadelphia Warriors season

The 1954–55 NBA season was the Warriors' 9th season in the NBA.[1]

1954–55 Philadelphia Warriors season
Head coachEdward Gottlieb
ArenaPhiladelphia Civic Center
Results
Record33–39 (.458)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWFIL-TV
RadioWCAU
< 1953–54 1955–56 >

OffseasonEdit

RosterEdit

Roster listing
Philadelphia Warriors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 11   Arizin, Paul 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Villanova
G 5   Costello, Larry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Niagara
F/C 12   Davis, Walt 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Texas A&M
G 19   Dempsey, George 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) King's College
G 7   Finn, Danny 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) St. John's
G 17   George, Jack 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) La Salle
F/C 9   Graboski, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Tuley HS (IL)
G 14   Hoffman, Paul 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Purdue
C 6   Johnston, Neil 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Ohio State
G 7   Kearns, Mike 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Princeton
F 14   Moore, Jackie 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) La Salle
G 4   Murray, Ken 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) St. Bonaventure
F 15   Zawoluk, Zeke 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) St. John's
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Syracuse Nationals 43 29 .597 25–7 10–17 8–5 21–15
x-New York Knicks 38 34 .528 5 17–9 8–17 13–8 15–21
x-Boston Celtics 36 36 .500 7 21–5 4–22 11–9 19–17
Philadelphia Warriors 33 39 .458 10 14–5 6–20 13–14 17–19
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1954-55 NBA Records
Team BOS FWP MIL MIN NYK PHI ROC SYR
Boston 4–5 6–3 3–6 6–6 7–5 4–5 6–6
Fort Wayne 5–4 11–1 9–3 2–7 6–3 8–4 2–7
Milwaukee 3–6 1–11 5–7 3–6 4–5 6–6 4–5
Minneapolis 6–3 3–9 7–5 4–5 6–3 8–4 6–3
New York 6–6 7–2 6–3 5–4 5–7 5–4 4–8
Philadelphia 5–7 3–6 5–4 3–6 7–5 5–4 5–7
Rochester 5–4 4–8 6–6 4–8 4–5 4–5 2–7
Syracuse 6–6 7–2 5–4 3–6 8–4 7–5 7–2

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit