1954–55 Rochester Royals season

The 1954–1955 NBA season was the Royals seventh season in the NBA.[1]

1954–55 Rochester Royals season
Head coachLes Harrison
ArenaEdgerton Park Arena
Results
Record29–43 (.403)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finishWest Division Semifinals
(eliminated 1–2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
RadioWROC
< 1953–54 1955–56 >

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Fort Wayne Pistons 43 29 .597 21–6 9–14 13–9 28–8
x-Minneapolis Lakers 40 32 .556 3 18–6 10–14 12–12 18–18
x-Rochester Royals 29 43 .403 14 17–11 4–19 8–13 14–22
Milwaukee Hawks 26 46 .361 17 6–11 9–16 11–19 14–22
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

PlayoffsEdit

West Division SemifinalsEdit

(2) Minneapolis Lakers vs. (3) Rochester Royals: Lakers win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 82, Rochester 78
  • Game 2 @ Rochester: Rochester 94, Minneapolis 92
  • Game 3 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 119, Rochester 110

Player statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

SeasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Cal Christensen
Jack Coleman
Bob Davies
Don Henriksen
Tom Marshall
Jack McMahon
Boris Nachamkin
Arnie Risen
Odie Spears
Art Spoelstra
Bobby Wanzer

PlayoffsEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Cal Christensen
Jack Coleman
Bob Davies
Don Henriksen
Tom Marshall
Jack McMahon
Arnie Risen
Odie Spears
Art Spoelstra
Bobby Wanzer

ReferencesEdit