1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 34-38
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 8-4 Lost finals
Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 1-0
Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 1-0
Division Finals - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 3-0
Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-3
Coach: Red Holzman (14-19)
Coach: Slater Martin (5-3)
Coach: Alex Hannum (15-16)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Attendance: 217,300, Avg. 7,010 in 31 home dates
1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Statistics
1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Roster

The St. Louis Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 34 wins and 38 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-4.

The Hawks scored 7,091 points and conceded 7,097. Bob Pettit tossed in a team-leading 1,755 points for St. Louis, and Ed Macauley averaged 16 or more per game, too. Bob Pettit contributed 1,037 boards. Jack McMahon dished out 367 assists for the squad.

Red Holzman, Slater Martin and Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1956-57 St. Louis Hawks lost in the finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 7091
Regular Season Points Against: 7097

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 27, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 75 at St. Louis Hawks 97 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 3, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 75 at St. Louis Hawks 73 L 1-1 0-0 1-1 at Buffalo, NY
November 4, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 78 at Syracuse Nationals 76 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
November 7, 1956 New York Knicks 101 at St. Louis Hawks 107 W 2-1 1-0 3-1
November 10, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 79 at St. Louis Hawks 86 W 3-1 1-0 4-1
November 11, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 81 at Fort Wayne Pistons 96 L 3-1 1-1 4-2
November 13, 1956 Rochester Royals 105 at St. Louis Hawks 118 W 4-1 1-1 5-2
November 17, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 87 at St. Louis Hawks 92 W 5-1 1-1 6-2
November 18, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 69 at New York Knicks 102 L 5-1 1-2 6-3
November 20, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 81 at St. Louis Hawks 104 W 6-1 1-2 7-3
November 21, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 76 at Rochester Royals 85 L 6-1 1-3 7-4
November 24, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 104 at St. Louis Hawks 102 L 6-2 1-3 7-5 OT
November 25, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 95 at Minneapolis Lakers 94 W 6-2 2-3 8-5
November 27, 1956 Boston Celtics 102 at St. Louis Hawks 90 L 6-3 2-3 8-6
December 1, 1956 Philadelphia Warriors 107 at St. Louis Hawks 95 L 6-4 2-3 8-7
December 4, 1956 Boston Celtics 108 at St. Louis Hawks 107 L 6-5 2-3 8-8 at New York, NY
December 6, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at St. Louis Hawks 96 L 6-6 2-3 8-9 at Philadelphia, PA
December 7, 1956 New York Knicks 107 at St. Louis Hawks 101 L 6-7 2-3 8-10
December 8, 1956 New York Knicks 109 at St. Louis Hawks 104 L 6-8 2-3 8-11 at Milwaukee, WI
December 11, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 137 at New York Knicks 128 W 6-8 3-3 9-11
December 12, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Philadelphia Warriors 115 L 6-8 3-4 9-12
December 15, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Boston Celtics 102 L 6-8 3-5 9-13
December 16, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 91 at Syracuse Nationals 101 L 6-8 3-6 9-14
December 18, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 95 at Fort Wayne Pistons 84 W 6-8 4-6 10-14 at New York, NY
December 22, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 93 at Boston Celtics 95 L 6-8 4-7 10-15
December 25, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 107 at New York Knicks 105 W 6-8 5-7 11-15 OT
December 27, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 95 at St. Louis Hawks 102 W 7-8 5-7 12-15
December 29, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 95 at Minneapolis Lakers 92 W 7-8 6-7 13-15
December 30, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 93 at St. Louis Hawks 100 W 8-8 6-7 14-15
January 1, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 101 at Rochester Royals 102 L 8-8 6-8 14-16 OT
January 3, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 82 at St. Louis Hawks 81 L 8-9 6-8 14-17 at New York, NY
January 4, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 92 at Philadelphia Warriors 96 L 8-9 6-9 14-18
January 6, 1957 Rochester Royals 93 at St. Louis Hawks 86 L 8-10 6-9 14-19
January 10, 1957 New York Knicks 89 at St. Louis Hawks 84 L 8-11 6-9 14-20 OT at Philadelphia, PA
January 12, 1957 Boston Celtics 98 at St. Louis Hawks 100 W 9-11 6-9 15-20
January 13, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 89 at Fort Wayne Pistons 91 L 9-11 6-10 15-21
January 16, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 108 at Rochester Royals 106 W 9-11 7-10 16-21 OT
January 17, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 106 at Fort Wayne Pistons 82 W 9-11 8-10 17-21 at Philadelphia, PA
January 18, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 117 at Boston Celtics 126 L 9-11 8-11 17-22
January 19, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 104 at Syracuse Nationals 96 W 9-11 9-11 18-22
January 20, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 102 at St. Louis Hawks 104 W 10-11 9-11 19-22 OT
January 22, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 87 at Fort Wayne Pistons 97 L 10-11 9-12 19-23
January 23, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 101 at Fort Wayne Pistons 78 W 10-11 10-12 20-23 at Charlotte, NC
January 24, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 96 at Philadelphia Warriors 107 L 10-11 10-13 20-24
January 25, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 100 at Rochester Royals 99 W 10-11 11-13 21-24 at Boston, MA
January 27, 1957 Rochester Royals 83 at St. Louis Hawks 107 W 11-11 11-13 22-24
January 29, 1957 Fort Wayne Pistons 91 at St. Louis Hawks 85 L 11-12 11-13 22-25
February 2, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 106 at Minneapolis Lakers 97 W 11-12 12-13 23-25
February 3, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 85 at St. Louis Hawks 102 W 12-12 12-13 24-25
February 5, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 101 at St. Louis Hawks 87 L 12-13 12-13 24-26
February 6, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 100 at Rochester Royals 103 L 12-13 12-14 24-27
February 7, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 110 at Syracuse Nationals 112 L 12-13 12-15 24-28
February 8, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 90 at Philadelphia Warriors 93 L 12-13 12-16 24-29
February 10, 1957 Rochester Royals 93 at St. Louis Hawks 117 W 13-13 12-16 25-29
February 11, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 101 at St. Louis Hawks 107 W 14-13 12-16 26-29 at Houston, TX
February 12, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 110 at St. Louis Hawks 105 L 14-14 12-16 26-30 at Kansas City, KS
February 15, 1957 Boston Celtics 123 at St. Louis Hawks 116 L 14-15 12-16 26-31 2OT
February 17, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 118 at Minneapolis Lakers 115 W 14-15 13-16 27-31 OT
February 19, 1957 Fort Wayne Pistons 83 at St. Louis Hawks 96 W 15-15 13-16 28-31
February 21, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 112 at Boston Celtics 125 L 15-15 13-17 28-32
February 23, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 86 at Rochester Royals 101 L 15-15 13-18 28-33
February 24, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 112 at St. Louis Hawks 113 W 16-15 13-18 29-33
February 25, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 110 at Minneapolis Lakers 94 W 16-15 14-18 30-33 at Ft Wayne, IN
February 26, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 76 at New York Knicks 107 L 16-15 14-19 30-34
February 27, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 108 at St. Louis Hawks 93 L 16-16 14-19 30-35 at Rochester, NY
March 2, 1957 New York Knicks 97 at St. Louis Hawks 94 L 16-17 14-19 30-36
March 3, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 112 at Fort Wayne Pistons 102 W 16-17 15-19 31-36
March 5, 1957 Boston Celtics 102 at St. Louis Hawks 104 W 17-17 15-19 32-36
March 8, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 100 at Rochester Royals 92 W 17-17 16-19 33-36 at Ft Wayne, IN
March 9, 1957 Fort Wayne Pistons 96 at St. Louis Hawks 97 W 18-17 16-19 34-36
March 10, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 104 at Minneapolis Lakers 117 L 18-17 16-20 34-37
March 13, 1957 Rochester Royals 104 at St. Louis Hawks 99 L 18-18 16-20 34-38 at Milwaukee, WI
March 14, 1957 Fort Wayne Pistons 103 at St. Louis Hawks 115 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
March 16, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 111 at St. Louis Hawks 114 W 2-0 0-0 2-0 OT
March 21, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 109 at St. Louis Hawks 118 W 3-0 0-0 3-0
March 24, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 104 at St. Louis Hawks 106 W 4-0 0-0 4-0
March 25, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 143 at Minneapolis Lakers 135 W 4-0 1-0 5-0 2OT
March 30, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 125 at Boston Celtics 123 W 4-0 2-0 6-0 2OT
March 31, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Boston Celtics 119 L 4-0 2-1 6-1
April 6, 1957 Boston Celtics 98 at St. Louis Hawks 100 W 5-0 2-1 7-1
April 7, 1957 Boston Celtics 123 at St. Louis Hawks 118 L 5-1 2-1 7-2
April 9, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 109 at Boston Celtics 124 L 5-1 2-2 7-3
April 11, 1957 Boston Celtics 94 at St. Louis Hawks 96 W 6-1 2-2 8-3
April 13, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 123 at Boston Celtics 125 L 6-1 2-3 8-4 2OT