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Syracuse Nationals

1953-54 Syracuse Nationals Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-30
Finished 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 9-4
Lost finals

Division Finals - Defeated Boston Celtics 2-0

Finals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 4-3

Coach: Al Cervi (42-30)

1953-54 Syracuse Nationals Roster
1953-54 Syracuse Nationals Game-by-Game Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1953-54 season with a record of 42 wins and 30 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 9-4. Al Cervi coached the team. The 1953-54 Syracuse Nationals lost in the finals.


Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C722655973370590488008702140002321228
Paul SeymourG-F71272783831636829900291364000187931
George KingG72237074428041025700268272000179817
Earl LloydF-C72220666624920915600529115000303654
Wally OsterkornF-C70216458620336120900487151000209615
Bill GaborG-F6112115512041941390096162000183547
Billy KenvilleG-F72140538814918213600247122000138434
Jim NealC67899369117132780025724000139312
Bato GovedaricaG23258792537250018240004475
Al MasinoG16101461837230016150002459
Dick KnostmanC54710311700176000913
Ed EarleF2122142002000004
Mike NovakC-F5247021002200091
Totals608016079525919350025371820003100147100016565690

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C7236.9.380.000.8270.00.012.13.00.00.00.03.217.1
Paul SeymourG-F7138.4.377.000.8130.00.04.15.10.00.00.02.613.1
George KingG7232.9.376.000.6270.00.03.73.80.00.00.02.511.3
Earl LloydF-C7230.6.374.000.7460.00.07.31.60.00.00.04.29.1
Bill GaborG-F6119.9.370.000.7170.00.01.62.70.00.00.03.09.0
Wally OsterkornF-C7030.9.346.000.5790.00.07.02.20.00.00.03.08.8
Billy KenvilleG-F7219.5.384.000.7470.00.03.41.70.00.00.01.96.0
Jim NealC6713.4.317.000.5910.00.03.80.40.00.00.02.14.7
Al MasinoG166.3.391.000.6220.00.01.00.90.00.00.01.53.7
Bato GovedaricaG2311.2.317.000.6760.00.00.81.00.00.00.01.93.3
Dick KnostmanC59.4.300.000.6360.00.03.41.20.00.00.01.82.6
Ed EarleF26.0.500.000.5000.00.01.00.00.00.00.00.02.0
Mike NovakC-F54.8.000.000.5000.00.00.40.40.00.00.01.80.2
Totals608026.4.368.000.7170.00.043.120.40.00.00.023.079.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C133741406410880001362400040208
Paul SeymourG-F1355914359947600346000039194
Wally OsterkornF-C13542122459050001253700040140
Bob LavoyF-C133589537554400852000050118
Billy KenvilleG-F133747436624400482500046116
George KingG10286622563380022210003088
Bill GaborG-F10196832440280028190003676
Earl LloydF-C10260732526170057200003467
Jim NealC111003513135002720001431
Al MasinoG139620715700670002321
Totals1190314584733500566389005682350003521059

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C1328.8.457.000.7410.00.010.51.80.00.00.03.116.0
Paul SeymourG-F1343.0.413.000.8090.00.02.64.60.00.00.03.014.9
Wally OsterkornF-C1341.7.369.000.5560.00.09.62.80.00.00.03.110.8
Bob LavoyF-C1327.5.390.000.8000.00.06.51.50.00.00.03.89.1
Billy KenvilleG-F1328.8.487.000.7100.00.03.71.90.00.00.03.58.9
George KingG1028.6.403.000.6030.00.02.22.10.00.00.03.08.8
Bill GaborG-F1019.6.289.000.7000.00.02.81.90.00.00.03.67.6
Earl LloydF-C1026.0.343.000.6540.00.05.72.00.00.00.03.46.7
Jim NealC119.1.371.000.3850.00.02.50.20.00.00.01.32.8
Al MasinoG137.4.350.000.4670.00.00.50.50.00.00.01.81.6
Totals119026.4.396.000.6870.00.043.718.10.00.00.027.181.5