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1956 Philadelphia Warriors


Player		Pos	HT	WT	Birth Date	Age	Pre-Draft Team	YOS	Draft Status
Paul Arizin	GF	6-4	190	Apr 9, 1928	28	Villanova	4	1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 3, Philadelphia Warriors
Bob Armstrong	F	6-8	220	Jun 17, 1933	23	Michigan State	0	1955 Rnd 6, Pick 2, Rochester Royals
Ernie Beck	GF	6-4	190	Dec 11, 1931	25	Pennsylvania	2	1953 Territorial Pick, Philadelphia Warriors
Larry Costello	PG	6-1	186	Jul 2, 1931	25	Niagara		1	1954 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Philadelphia Warriors
Walt Davis	FC	6-8	205	Jan 5, 1931	26	Texas A&M	3	1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 4, Philadelphia Warriors
George Dempsey	PG	6-2	190	Jul 19, 1929	27	King's College 	2	1951 NBA Draft, Rnd 7, Pick 9, Philadelphia Warriors
Jack George	G	6-2	190	Nov 13, 1928	28	La Salle	3	1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 13, Pick 1, Philadelphia Warriors
Joe Graboski	FC	6-7	195	Jan 15, 1930	27	 		7	1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Lew Hitch	FC	6-8	200	Jul 16, 1929	27	Kansas State	5	1951 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 10, Minneapolis Lakers
Neil Johnston	C	6-8	210	Feb 4, 1929	28	Ohio State	5	1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Hal Lear	G	5-11	163	Jan 31, 1935	22	Temple		0	1956 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Philadelphia Warriors
Jackie Moore	F	6-5	190	Sep 24, 1932	24	La Salle	2	1954 NBA Draft, Undrafted

Philadelphia Warriors 1955-1956 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
1 Nov 5, 1955 Warriors @ Boston Celtics L 87 - 98 lost 1 0 - 1
2 Nov 9, 1955 Warriors vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 117 - 106 won 1 1 - 1
3 Nov 10, 1955 Warriors Rochester Royals W 89 - 84 won 2 2 - 1
4 Nov 12, 1955 Warriors Minneapolis Lakers W 100 - 89 won 3 3 - 1
5 Nov 17, 1955 Warriors vs. Boston Celtics W 106 - 92 won 4 4 - 1
6 Nov 19, 1955 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 102 - 94 won 5 5 - 1
7 Nov 23, 1955 Warriors Syracuse Nationals W 104 - 101 won 6 6 - 1
8 Nov 24, 1955 Warriors vs. New York Knicks W 118 - 97 won 7 7 - 1
9 Nov 26, 1955 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 87 - 82 won 8 8 - 1
10 Nov 27, 1955 Warriors @ Minneapolis Lakers L 94 - 99 lost 1 8 - 2
11 Nov 29, 1955 Warriors @ St. Louis Hawks L 95 - 108 lost 2 8 - 3
12 Dec 1, 1955 Warriors vs. St. Louis Hawks W 115 - 98 won 1 9 - 3
13 Dec 3, 1955 Warriors @ New York Knicks W 109 - 102 won 2 10 - 3
14 Dec 4, 1955 Warriors @ Rochester Royals L 84 - 107 lost 1 10 - 4
15 Dec 6, 1955 Warriors Minneapolis Lakers W 116 - 103 won 1 11 - 4
16 Dec 9, 1955 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 101 - 92 won 2 12 - 4
17 Dec 11, 1955 Warriors @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 91 - 96 lost 1 12 - 5
18 Dec 13, 1955 Warriors Boston Celtics W 109 - 108 won 1 13 - 5
19 Dec 15, 1955 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 80 - 73 won 2 14 - 5
20 Dec 18, 1955 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals L 79 - 99 lost 1 14 - 6
21 Dec 21, 1955 Warriors @ Rochester Royals W 96 - 92 won 1 15 - 6
22 Dec 26, 1955 Warriors vs. New York Knicks L 97 - 108 lost 1 15 - 7
23 Dec 27, 1955 Warriors @ New York Knicks L 79 - 80 lost 2 15 - 8
24 Dec 29, 1955 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 112 - 83 won 1 16 - 8
25 Jan 1, 1956 Warriors @ Boston Celtics L 113 - 121 lost 1 16 - 9
26 Jan 2, 1956 Warriors Rochester Royals W 130 - 100 won 1 17 - 9
27 Jan 3, 1956 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 102 - 82 won 2 18 - 9
28 Jan 4, 1956 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals W 88 - 87 won 3 19 - 9
29 Jan 5, 1956 Warriors Fort Wayne Pistons L 81 - 92 lost 1 19 - 10
30 Jan 6, 1956 Warriors vs. New York Knicks W 104 - 97 won 1 20 - 10
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
31 Jan 8, 1956 Warriors @ New York Knicks W 95 - 83 won 2 21 - 10
32 Jan 10, 1956 Warriors vs. St. Louis Hawks W 109 - 107 OT won 3 22 - 10
33 Jan 11, 1956 Warriors @ Rochester Royals W 97 - 94 won 4 23 - 10
34 Jan 12, 1956 Warriors vs. Rochester Royals W 123 - 94 won 5 24 - 10
35 Jan 14, 1956 Warriors vs. Boston Celtics L 103 - 104 lost 1 24 - 11
36 Jan 15, 1956 Warriors @ St. Louis Hawks W 108 - 96 won 1 25 - 11
37 Jan 18, 1956 Warriors Minneapolis Lakers L 94 - 105 lost 1 25 - 12
38 Jan 21, 1956 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons L 91 - 92 lost 2 25 - 13
39 Jan 22, 1956 Warriors @ Boston Celtics W 129 - 115 won 1 26 - 13
40 Jan 23, 1956 Warriors Boston Celtics W 120 - 104 won 2 27 - 13
41 Jan 25, 1956 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 112 - 100 won 3 28 - 13
42 Jan 26, 1956 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals L 89 - 100 lost 1 28 - 14
43 Jan 28, 1956 Warriors @ Minneapolis Lakers W 108 - 85 won 1 29 - 14
44 Jan 29, 1956 Warriors @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 85 - 99 lost 1 29 - 15
45 Jan 31, 1956 Warriors @ New York Knicks L 95 - 105 lost 2 29 - 16
46 Feb 1, 1956 Warriors vs. New York Knicks L 104 - 105 lost 3 29 - 17
47 Feb 2, 1956 Warriors New York Knicks W 88 - 87 won 1 30 - 17
48 Feb 3, 1956 Warriors vs. Rochester Royals L 96 - 105 lost 1 30 - 18
49 Feb 5, 1956 Warriors @ St. Louis Hawks L 93 - 105 lost 2 30 - 19
50 Feb 7, 1956 Warriors Syracuse Nationals W 128 - 95 won 1 31 - 19
51 Feb 9, 1956 Warriors vs. St. Louis Hawks W 108 - 97 won 2 32 - 19
52 Feb 11, 1956 Warriors @ Minneapolis Lakers W 117 - 102 won 3 33 - 19
53 Feb 12, 1956 Warriors @ St. Louis Hawks W 87 - 79 won 4 34 - 19
54 Feb 14, 1956 Warriors Fort Wayne Pistons W 105 - 94 won 5 35 - 19
55 Feb 15, 1956 Warriors Fort Wayne Pistons W 101 - 78 won 6 36 - 19
56 Feb 17, 1956 Warriors vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 134 - 111 won 7 37 - 19
57 Feb 18, 1956 Warriors Boston Celtics W 115 - 101 won 8 38 - 19
58 Feb 19, 1956 Warriors @ Boston Celtics L 118 - 120 lost 1 38 - 20
59 Feb 22, 1956 Warriors vs. New York Knicks L 108 - 117 lost 2 38 - 21
60 Feb 24, 1956 Warriors vs. Boston Celtics W 135 - 129 won 1 39 - 21
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
61 Feb 26, 1956 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals W 87 - 85 won 2 40 - 21
62 Feb 29, 1956 Warriors vs. Rochester Royals W 86 - 81 won 3 41 - 21
63 Mar 1, 1956 Warriors vs. Minneapolis Lakers L 100 - 102 lost 1 41 - 22
64 Mar 3, 1956 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 102 - 96 won 1 42 - 22
65 Mar 4, 1956 Warriors @ Boston Celtics L 114 - 128 lost 1 42 - 23
66 Mar 6, 1956 Warriors St. Louis Hawks L 97 - 102 lost 2 42 - 24
67 Mar 7, 1956 Warriors New York Knicks W 108 - 87 won 1 43 - 24
68 Mar 8, 1956 Warriors vs. Boston Celtics W 142 - 120 won 2 44 - 24
69 Mar 10, 1956 Warriors @ Rochester Royals L 96 - 111 lost 1 44 - 25
70 Mar 11, 1956 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals L 88 - 99 lost 2 44 - 26
71 Mar 13, 1956 Warriors vs. St. Louis Hawks W 116 - 113 won 1 45 - 26
72 Mar 14, 1956 Warriors @ New York Knicks L 108 - 115 lost 1 45 - 27

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Division Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 23, 1956 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 109 - 87 Warriors lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 25, 1956 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals L 118 - 122 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Mar 27, 1956 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 119 - 96 Warriors lead
2-1
won 1
4 Mar 28, 1956 Warriors @ Syracuse Nationals L 104 - 108 series tied
2-2
lost 1
5 Mar 29, 1956 Warriors vs. Syracuse Nationals W 109 - 104 Warriors win
3-2
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 31, 1956 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 98 - 94 Warriors lead
1-0
won 2
2 Apr 1, 1956 Warriors @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 83 - 84 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Apr 3, 1956 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 100 - 96 Warriors lead
2-1
won 1
4 Apr 5, 1956 Warriors @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 107 - 105 Warriors lead
3-1
won 2
5 Apr 7, 1956 Warriors vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 99 - 88 Warriors win
4-1
won 3


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