1955-1956 Syracuse Nationals

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1955-56 Syracuse Nationals

What was the record of the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals?

The Syracuse Nationals finished the regular season with a 35-37 record. They went 23-8 at home and 12-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Syracuse Nationals went 40-41. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Division Finals to the Philadelphia Warriors.

What division did the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals play in?

The 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1955-56.

What was the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals record by month?

The 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals had their best month in February, when they went 11-7 and had a 61.1% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 6-11 and had a 35.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '55 6-6 50% +11
December '55 8-8 50% +13
January '56 6-11 35.3% -16
February '56 11-7 61.1% +27
March '56 4-5 44.4% -34

Did the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Syracuse Nationals made the Playoffs in 1956. They won their first series against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Division Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Philadelphia Warriors in the Eastern Division Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals?

The Syracuse Nationals finished the regular season with a point differential of +1. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Nationals could have been expected to have about 36.0 wins, or a 36-36 record in the regular season.

How did the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals went 6-13.

How did the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals went 3-4 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1955-56 Syracuse Nationals?

The longest losing streak that the Syracuse Nationals had during the 1955-56 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1955-56 Syracuse Nationals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Nov 5, 1955 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 114 - 113 OT
Sun, Nov 6, 1955 @ Rochester Royals Loss 80 - 83
Sat, Nov 12, 1955 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 91 - 81
Sun, Nov 13, 1955 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 79 - 93
Thu, Nov 17, 1955 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 105 - 91
Sat, Nov 19, 1955 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 94 - 102
Sun, Nov 20, 1955 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 84 - 80
Wed, Nov 23, 1955 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 101 - 104
Thu, Nov 24, 1955 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 103
Sat, Nov 26, 1955 @ New York Knicks Loss 99 - 100
Sun, Nov 27, 1955 vs New York Knicks Win 85 - 74
Tue, Nov 29, 1955 @ Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 105
Sat, Dec 3, 1955 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 114 - 103
Sun, Dec 4, 1955 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 102 - 96
Tue, Dec 6, 1955 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 88 - 90
Thu, Dec 8, 1955 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 94 - 105
Fri, Dec 9, 1955 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 92 - 101
Sun, Dec 11, 1955 vs Boston Celtics Win 101 - 89
Thu, Dec 15, 1955 vs Minneapolis Lakers Loss 133 - 135 OT3
Sat, Dec 17, 1955 @ Boston Celtics Win 110 - 104
Sun, Dec 18, 1955 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 99 - 79
Tue, Dec 20, 1955 @ New York Knicks Win 98 - 91
Sun, Dec 25, 1955 vs Rochester Royals Win 111 - 96
Mon, Dec 26, 1955 @ Rochester Royals Loss 91 - 93
Tue, Dec 27, 1955 @ Rochester Royals Loss 80 - 91
Thu, Dec 29, 1955 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 83 - 112
Fri, Dec 30, 1955 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 110
Sat, Dec 31, 1955 vs New York Knicks Win 101 - 92
Sun, Jan 1, 1956 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 85 - 80
Mon, Jan 2, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 84 - 82
Wed, Jan 4, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 87 - 88
Sat, Jan 7, 1956 vs Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 105 OT
Sun, Jan 8, 1956 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 91 - 99
Tue, Jan 10, 1956 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 79 - 90
Thu, Jan 12, 1956 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 93 - 78
Fri, Jan 13, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 119
Sat, Jan 14, 1956 @ Rochester Royals Loss 93 - 102
Sun, Jan 15, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 99 - 88
Thu, Jan 19, 1956 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 122 - 100
Sat, Jan 21, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 100
Sun, Jan 22, 1956 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 105 - 109
Wed, Jan 25, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 100 - 112
Thu, Jan 26, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 100 - 89
Sat, Jan 28, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 85 - 93
Sun, Jan 29, 1956 vs New York Knicks Loss 95 - 99 OT
Wed, Feb 1, 1956 @ Rochester Royals Loss 77 - 83
Thu, Feb 2, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 97 - 89
Sat, Feb 4, 1956 @ New York Knicks Win 103 - 94
Sun, Feb 5, 1956 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 90 - 85
Mon, Feb 6, 1956 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 98 - 99
Tue, Feb 7, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 95 - 128
Thu, Feb 9, 1956 vs Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 98
Fri, Feb 10, 1956 @ New York Knicks Win 94 - 88
Sun, Feb 12, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 101 - 74
Fri, Feb 17, 1956 @ New York Knicks Win 91 - 86
Sat, Feb 18, 1956 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 85 - 84
Sun, Feb 19, 1956 vs New York Knicks Win 118 - 98
Tue, Feb 21, 1956 @ New York Knicks Win 108 - 107
Thu, Feb 23, 1956 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 94 - 92
Fri, Feb 24, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 103 - 116
Sun, Feb 26, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 85 - 87
Mon, Feb 27, 1956 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 98 - 95 OT
Wed, Feb 29, 1956 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 94 - 98
Thu, Mar 1, 1956 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 100
Sat, Mar 3, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 96 - 102
Sun, Mar 4, 1956 vs New York Knicks Loss 111 - 118
Wed, Mar 7, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 111
Thu, Mar 8, 1956 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 92 - 88
Sat, Mar 10, 1956 @ New York Knicks Loss 84 - 104
Sun, Mar 11, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 99 - 88
Mon, Mar 12, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 97 - 92
Wed, Mar 14, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 122
Playoff Tiebreaker
Thu, Mar 15, 1956 vs New York Knicks Win 82 - 77
Playoffs
Eastern Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 1)
Sat, Mar 17, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 110
Mon, Mar 19, 1956 vs Boston Celtics Win 101 - 98
Wed, Mar 21, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Win 102 - 97
Eastern Division Finals (Lost 2 - 3)
Fri, Mar 23, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 87 - 109
Sun, Mar 25, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 122 - 118
Tue, Mar 27, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 96 - 119
Wed, Mar 28, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 108 - 104
Thu, Mar 29, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 104 - 109

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