1962-63 Syracuse Nationals Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-32
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 2-3 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Cincinnati Royals 3-2
Coach: Alex Hannum (48-32)
Location: Syracuse, New York
Attendance: 161,593, Avg. 5,771 in 28 home dates
1962-63 Syracuse Nationals Roster
1962-63 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1962-63 season with a record of 48 wins and 32 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Nationals scored 9,730 points, best in the league. Syracuse conceded 9,427 points. Hal Greer scored a team-best 1,562 points for the team, and Johnny Kerr contributed 1,039 rebounds. Larry Costello dished out 334 assists for the squad.

Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1962-63 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-F8026311293600434362004572750002861562
Lee ShafferF802392139359737529400524970002491488
Johnny KerrC-F80256110695073202410010392140002081255
Chet WalkerF-G7819927513523622530056183000220957
Larry CostelloG78206666028532728800237334000263858
Len ChappellF-C8012416042812381480046156000171710
Dave GambeeF6012345372352381990028948000190669
Paul NeumannG80158150323722218100200227000221655
Dolph SchayesF-C66143857522320618100375175000177627
Al BianchiG61115947620216412000134170000165524
Joe RobertsF33466196735135001551600066181
Ben WarleyF-G262061115035250086400042125
Porter MeriwetherG3126812248332300294300019119

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hal GreerG-F8032.946.483.
Lee ShafferF8029.942.978.
Johnny KerrC-F8032.047.475.
Chet WalkerF-G7825.546.969.
Larry CostelloG7826.543.
Len ChappellF-C8015.546.562.
Dave GambeeF6020.643.883.
Paul NeumannG8019.847.
Dolph SchayesF-C6621.838.887.
Al BianchiG6119.042.473.
Joe RobertsF3314.
Ben WarleyF-G267.945.
Porter MeriwetherG318.639.369.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Lee ShafferF51731175630240023600019136
Hal GreerG-F52148744352900272100021117
Chet WalkerF-G51305327302200479000876
Johnny KerrC-F518760262116007590001268
Dolph SchayesF-C510844201211002870001751
Larry CostelloG513437162319004230002751
Al BianchiG57734157400820001734
Dave GambeeF57534101312001600001432
Len ChappellF-C453214161300183000721
Paul NeumannG46518810001490001116
Ben WarleyF-G294042003000022

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Lee ShafferF534.647.980.
Hal GreerG-F542.850.682.
Chet WalkerF-G526.050.973.
Johnny KerrC-F537.443.376.
Dolph SchayesF-C521.645.591.
Larry CostelloG526.843.
Al BianchiG515.444.
Dave GambeeF515.029.492.
Len ChappellF-C413.319.
Paul NeumannG416.344.
Ben WarleyF-G24.