1954-55 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-29
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 7-4 Won NBA championship
Division Finals - Defeated Boston Celtics 3-1
Finals - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 4-3
Coach: Al Cervi (43-29)
Location: Syracuse, New York
1954-55 Syracuse Nationals Statistics
1954-55 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1954-55 season with a record of 43 wins and 29 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-4.

The Nationals racked up 6,557 points and conceded 6,457. Dolph Schayes scored a team-best 1,333 points for Syracuse and contributed 887 rebounds. Paul Seymour dished out 483 assists for the squad.

Al Cervi coached the team. The 1954-55 Syracuse Nationals won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dick FarleyG-FApril 13, 19326'4"190Indiana
Bill GaborG-FMay 13, 19225'11"170Syracuse
Billy KenvilleG-FDecember 1, 19306'2"187St. BonaventureElmhurst, NY USA
Johnny KerrC-FAugust 17, 19326'9"230IllinoisChicago, IL USA
George KingGAugust 16, 19286'0"175Morris-HarveyCharleston, WV USA
Earl LloydF-CApril 3, 19286'5"200West Virginia StateAlexandria, VA USA
Wally OsterkornF-CJuly 6, 19286'4"205IllinoisChicago, IL USA
Red RochaC-FSeptember 18, 19236'8"185Oregon StateHilo, HI USA
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYUNew York, NY USA
Paul SeymourG-FJanuary 30, 19286'1"180ToledoToledo, OH USA
Connie SimmonsC-FMarch 15, 19256'8"222noneNewark, NJ USA
Jim TuckerFDecember 11, 19326'7"185DuquesneParis, KY USA