1951-52 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-26
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Philadelphia Warriors 2-1
Division Finals - Lost to New York Knicks 3-1
Coach: Al Cervi (40-26)
Location: Syracuse, New York
1951-52 Syracuse Nationals Statistics
1951-52 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1951-52 season with a record of 40 wins and 26 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Nationals scored 5,721 points and conceded 5,427. Dolph Schayes scored a team-best 868 points for Syracuse and contributed 773 rebounds. George King dished out 244 assists for the squad.

Al Cervi coached the team. The 1951-52 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gerry CalabreseGFebruary 4, 19256'1"175St. John's (NY)
Al CerviG-FFebruary 12, 19175'11"170noneBuffalo, NY USA
Bill GaborG-FMay 13, 19225'11"170Syracuse
Noble JorgensenCMay 18, 19256'9"228Iowa
George KingGAugust 16, 19286'0"175Morris-HarveyCharleston, WV USA
Wally OsterkornF-CJuly 6, 19286'4"205IllinoisChicago, IL USA
George RatkoviczC-FNovember 13, 19226'6"220noneChicago, IL USA
Red RochaC-FSeptember 18, 19236'8"185Oregon StateHilo, HI USA
Don SavageF-GApril 9, 19286'3"190LeMoyne (NY)
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYUNew York, NY USA
Paul SeymourG-FJanuary 30, 19286'1"180ToledoToledo, OH USA