1956-57 NBA Season

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1956-57 NBA Season Summary

Who won the 1956-57 NBA Title?

The 1956-57 NBA Finals winner was the Boston Celtics, who defeated the St. Louis Hawks in 7 games. The final game was on on Apr 13, 1957, in which the Celtics won 125-123 at home.

When was the 1956-57 NBA Finals?

The 1956-57 NBA Finals started on Mar 30, 1957 and ended on Apr 13, 1957, lasting the full 7 games.

Which NBA team had the best regular season record in 1956-57?

The Boston Celtics had the best regular season record in the 1956-57 NBA season at 44-28.

Which NBA team had the best point differential in the 1956-57 regular season?

The Boston Celtics had the best point differential in the 1956-57 regular season at +386 points.

Which NBA team had the worst point differential in the 1956-57 regular season?

The Fort Wayne Pistons had the worst point differential in the 1956-57 regular season at -166 points.

Which NBA team had the most points per game in the 1956-57 regular season?

The Boston Celtics had the most points per game in the 1956-57 regular season at 105.5 PPG.

Which NBA team allowed the fewest points per game in the 1956-57 regular season?

The Rochester Royals allowed the fewest points per game in the 1956-57 regular season at 95.6 points allowed per game.

1956-57 NBA Standings

Team Record Streak Point Diff Playoff Result
1 Boston Celtics 44-28 W1 +386 Won Finals
2 Syracuse Nationals 38-34 L1 -102 Lost Conf Finals
3 Philadelphia Warriors 37-35 L3 +114 Lost Conf Semi
4 New York Knicks 36-36 L1 -10
5 St. Louis Hawks 34-38 L2 -6 Lost Finals
Minneapolis Lakers 34-38 W7 -58 Lost Conf Finals
Fort Wayne Pistons 34-38 W2 -166 Lost Conf Semi
8 Rochester Royals 31-41 W1 -158

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