1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-29
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 6-5 Lost finals
Division Finals - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 3-1
Finals - Lost to Syracuse Nationals 4-3
Coach: Charley Eckman (43-29)
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Attendance: 96,641, Avg. 3,717 in 26 home dates
1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons Roster
1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons Results

The Fort Wayne Pistons 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 Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-5.

The Pistons scored 6,652 points and allowed 6,480. Larry Foust scored a team-best 1,189 points for Fort Wayne, and George Yardley contributed 15 or more per game also. Larry Foust accounted for 700 rebounds. Andy Phillip dished out 491 assists for the squad.

Charley Eckman coached the team. The 1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons lost in the finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry FoustC-F70692264818398513393007001180002641189
George YardleyF-G60492150869363416310005941260002051036
Mel HutchinsF-C7267286090334125718200665247000232864
Max ZaslofskyG-F7047186282126935224700191203000130785
Frank BrianG7127138162323725521700127142000133691
Andy PhillipG-F6450233254520230821300290491000166617
Dick RosenthalF-G6719140652319718113000300153000179524
Don MeinekeF-C68010263661361701190024664000153391
Paul WaltherG-F68882016156885400155131000115166
Jim FritscheF-C16215148161613003240002845

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry FoustC-F706932.348.776.
George YardleyF-G604935.841.874.
Mel HutchinsF-C726739.737.870.
Max ZaslofskyG-F704726.632.870.
Frank BrianG712719.538.
Andy PhillipG-F645036.437.
Dick RosenthalF-G671921.037.771.
Don MeinekeF-C68015.
Paul WaltherG-F68812.134.861.
Jim FritscheF-C1629.433.381.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George YardleyF-G1142014357796000993600037174
Larry FoustC-F11331152607352001072600043172
Mel HutchinsF-C1141714460563800893100047158
Frank BrianG1126912048383100222700026127
Andy PhillipG-F11445933040340060780003794
Dick RosenthalF-G11209842739280048260003982
Bob HoubregsC-F11213632437290062190003177
Don MeinekeF-C1116240182523004890002259
Max ZaslofskyG-F11129441820160016180002052
Paul WaltherG-F109522121811002080002035

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George YardleyF-G1138.239.975.
Larry FoustC-F1130.139.571.
Mel HutchinsF-C1137.941.767.
Frank BrianG1124.540.
Andy PhillipG-F1140.532.385.
Dick RosenthalF-G1119.
Bob HoubregsC-F1119.438.
Don MeinekeF-C1114.745.
Max ZaslofskyG-F1111.740.980.
Paul WaltherG-F109.554.561.