1961-62 Syracuse Nationals Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 41-39
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 2-3 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia Warriors 3-2
Coach: Alex Hannum (41-39)
Location: Syracuse, New York
Attendance: 112,486, Avg. 4,017 in 28 home dates
1961-62 Syracuse Nationals Roster
1961-62 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1961-62 season with a record of 41 wins and 39 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Nationals netted 9,658 points and surrendered 9,473. Hal Greer scored a team-best 1,619 points for Syracuse, and Johnny Kerr contributed 1,176 rebounds. Larry Costello dished out 359 assists for the squad.

Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division semifinals.

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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
Hal GreerG-F7127051442644404331005243130002521619
Dave GambeeF8023011126477470384006311140002751338
Johnny KerrC-F80276812205413022220011762430002721304
Lee ShafferF752083118051431023900511990002661267
Larry CostelloG63185472631029524700245359000220867
Al BianchiG80192584733622115400281263000232826
Dolph SchayesF-C56148075126831928600439120000167822
Joe RobertsF8016426192431941290053850000230615
Paul NeumannG77126540117217213300194176000203477
Swede HalbrookC64908422152151960039933000179400
Joe GraboskiF-C23323133483822001052000045118
Chuck OsborneF4218143009100035
Totals75319275887537060028802246005052179100023449658


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hal GreerG-F7138.144.781.90.00.07.44.40.00.00.03.522.8
Dave GambeeF8028.842.481.70.00.07.91.40.00.00.03.416.7
Johnny KerrC-F8034.644.373.50.00.014.73.00.00.00.03.416.3
Lee ShafferF7527.843.677.10.00.06.81.30.00.00.03.516.9
Larry CostelloG6329.442.783.70.00.03.95.70.00.00.03.513.8
Al BianchiG8024.139.769.70.00.03.53.30.00.00.02.910.3
Dolph SchayesF-C5626.435.789.70.00.07.82.10.00.00.03.014.7
Joe RobertsF8020.539.366.50.00.06.70.60.00.00.02.97.7
Paul NeumannG7716.442.977.30.00.02.52.30.00.00.02.66.2
Swede HalbrookC6414.236.063.60.00.06.20.50.00.00.02.86.3
Joe GraboskiF-C2314.036.157.90.00.04.60.90.00.00.02.05.1
Chuck OsborneF45.312.575.00.00.02.30.30.00.00.00.81.3
Averages75325.641.878.00.00.06.72.40.00.00.03.112.8

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Lee ShafferF517499353124005570001794
Johnny KerrC-F519310941860080100001588
Larry CostelloG5167512233290016280002173
Al BianchiG5184692720170026180001771
Dolph SchayesF-C5956624139003550002157
Dave GambeeF517054172522004540002256
Paul NeumannG51242912640017140001328
Joe RobertsF464228141000280000926
Joe GraboskiF-C4247111004000033
Hal GreerG-F150000000000010
Totals441200506187001511220030686000139496

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Lee ShafferF534.835.477.40.00.011.01.40.00.00.03.418.8
Johnny KerrC-F538.637.675.00.00.016.02.00.00.00.03.017.6
Larry CostelloG533.443.187.90.00.03.25.60.00.00.04.214.6
Al BianchiG536.839.185.00.00.05.23.60.00.00.03.414.2
Dolph SchayesF-C519.036.469.20.00.07.01.00.00.00.04.211.4
Dave GambeeF534.031.588.00.00.09.00.80.00.00.04.411.2
Paul NeumannG524.841.466.70.00.03.42.80.00.00.02.65.6
Joe RobertsF416.036.471.40.00.07.00.00.00.00.02.36.5
Joe GraboskiF-C46.014.3100.00.00.01.00.00.00.00.00.80.8
Hal GreerG-F15.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.01.00.0
Averages75327.337.080.80.00.07.02.00.00.00.03.211.3


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