1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 34-38
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 8-4 Lost finals
Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 1-0
Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 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 Roster
1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Results

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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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob PettitF-C71249114776136845290010371330001811755
Ed MacauleyC-F722582987414479359004402020002061187
Jack ColemanF-C72214577531616112300645159000235755
Chuck ShareC7216735352353932690064279000269739
Jack McMahonG72234472523922514200222367000213620
Slater MartinG53197564021123818600246230000165608
Cliff HaganF-G679713711341451000024786000165368
Med ParkG-F6611303241181461080020094000137344
Irv BemorasF-G6298338512410370001274600076318
Willie NaullsF-C19438211776041001672200057195
Norm StewartF537154620052000910
John BarberF5198263006000047

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob PettitF-C7135.141.577.
Ed MacauleyC-F7235.941.974.
Jack ColemanF-C7229.840.876.
Chuck ShareC7223.243.968.
Jack McMahonG7232.633.
Slater MartinG5337.333.
Cliff HaganF-G6714.536.
Med ParkG-F6617.136.474.
Irv BemorasF-G6215.932.
Willie NaullsF-C1923.136.568.
Norm StewartF57.426.733.
John BarberF53.825.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob PettitF-C1043023798133102001682500033298
Cliff HaganF-G10319143626346001122800047170
Slater MartinG1043915555745600424900039166
Ed MacauleyC-F1029710944745400622200039142
Jack McMahonG1037513752362000385700048124
Jack ColemanF-C103131133634200088330003292
Chuck ShareC1016872315030006360003992
Med ParkG-F10183491422160033120001844
Irv BemorasF-G3208333006100049
Alex HannumF-C262000000000020

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob PettitF-C1043.041.476.
Cliff HaganF-G1031.943.473.
Slater MartinG1043.935.575.
Ed MacauleyC-F1029.740.473.
Jack McMahonG1037.538.
Jack ColemanF-C1031.331.958.
Chuck ShareC1016.843.
Med ParkG-F1018.328.672.
Irv BemorasF-G36.737.5100.
Alex HannumF-C23.