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
Totals83319235829036900030052350004547174200022779730


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hal GreerG-F8032.946.483.40.00.05.73.40.00.00.03.619.5
Lee ShafferF8029.942.978.40.00.06.61.20.00.00.03.118.6
Johnny KerrC-F8032.047.475.30.00.013.02.70.00.00.02.615.7
Chet WalkerF-G7825.546.969.90.00.07.21.10.00.00.02.812.3
Larry CostelloG7826.543.288.10.00.03.04.30.00.00.03.411.0
Len ChappellF-C8015.546.562.20.00.05.80.70.00.00.02.18.9
Dave GambeeF6020.643.883.60.00.04.80.80.00.00.03.211.2
Paul NeumannG8019.847.181.50.00.02.52.80.00.00.02.88.2
Dolph SchayesF-C6621.838.887.90.00.05.72.70.00.00.02.79.5
Al BianchiG6119.042.473.20.00.02.22.80.00.00.02.78.6
Joe RobertsF3314.137.268.60.00.04.70.50.00.00.02.05.5
Ben WarleyF-G267.945.071.40.00.03.30.20.00.00.01.64.8
Porter MeriwetherG318.639.369.70.00.00.91.40.00.00.00.63.8
Averages83323.144.578.20.00.05.52.10.00.00.02.711.7

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
Totals501225509226001921520026389000155604

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Lee ShafferF534.647.980.00.00.04.61.20.00.00.03.827.2
Hal GreerG-F542.850.682.90.00.05.44.20.00.00.04.223.4
Chet WalkerF-G526.050.973.30.00.09.41.80.00.00.01.615.2
Johnny KerrC-F537.443.376.20.00.015.01.80.00.00.02.413.6
Dolph SchayesF-C521.645.591.70.00.05.61.40.00.00.03.410.2
Larry CostelloG526.843.282.60.00.00.84.60.00.00.05.410.2
Al BianchiG515.444.157.10.00.01.60.40.00.00.03.46.8
Dave GambeeF515.029.492.30.00.03.20.00.00.00.02.86.4
Len ChappellF-C413.319.081.30.00.04.50.80.00.00.01.85.3
Paul NeumannG416.344.40.00.00.03.52.30.00.00.02.84.0
Ben WarleyF-G24.50.050.00.00.01.50.00.00.00.01.01.0
Averages83324.544.479.20.00.05.31.80.00.00.03.112.1


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