1956-57 Rochester Royals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 31-41
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Western Division
Coach: Bobby Wanzer (31-41)
Location: Rochester, New York
Attendance: 122,502, Avg. 3,952 in 31 home dates
1956-57 Rochester Royals Statistics
1956-57 Rochester Royals Results

The Rochester Royals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 31 wins and 41 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Western Division.

The Royals yielded 6,886 points, fewest in the league. Rochester netted 6,728 points, worst in the circuit. Jack Twyman tossed in a team-leading 1,174 points for the team, while Maurice Stokes scored 15 or more per game also. Maurice Stokes accounted for 1,256 boards. Maurice Stokes dished out 331 assists for the squad.

Bobby Wanzer coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bob BurrowC-FJune 29, 19346'7"215KentuckyMalvern, AR USA
Ed FlemingG-FJuly 25, 19336'3"189Niagara
Si GreenG-FAugust 20, 19336'2"185DuquesneNew York, NY USA
Tom MarshallF-GJanuary 6, 19316'4"215Western KentuckyColdwater, TN USA
Johnny McCarthyGApril 25, 19346'1"185CanisiusBuffalo, NY USA
Dave PiontekF-CAugust 27, 19346'5"230Xavier (OH)Pittsburgh, PA USA
Richie ReganGNovember 30, 19306'2"180Seton HallNewark, NJ USA
Dick RickettsF-CDecember 4, 19336'7"215DuquesnePottstown, PA USA
Art SpoelstraCSeptember 11, 19326'9"220Western KentuckyGrand Rapids, MI USA
Maurice StokesF-CJune 17, 19336'7"232St. Francis (PA)Pittsburgh, PA USA
Jack TwymanF-GMay 11, 19346'6"210CincinnatiPittsburgh, PA USA
Bobby WanzerGJune 4, 19216'0"170Seton HallBrooklyn, NY USA