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Fort Wayne Pistons

1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-29
Finished 1st in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 6-5
Lost finals

Division Finals - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 3-1

Finals - Lost to Syracuse Nationals 4-3

Coach: Charles Eckman (43-29)

1954-55 Statistics
1954-55 Game-by-Game Results

The Fort Wayne Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1954-55 season with a record of 43 wins and 29 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 6-5. Charles Eckman coached the team. The 1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons lost in the finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Frank BrianGMay 1, 19236'1"180Louisiana State
Larry FoustC-FJune 24, 19286'9"215LaSalle
Jim FritscheF-CDecember 10, 19316'8"210Hamline
Bob HoubregsC-FMarch 12, 19326'7"210Washington
Mel HutchinsF-CNovember 22, 19286'6"200Brigham Young
Don MeinekeF-COctober 30, 19306'7"208Dayton
Andy PhillipG-FMarch 7, 19226'2"195Illinois
Al RogesG-FOctober 25, 19306'4"195LIU
Dick RosenthalF-GJanuary 20, 19306'5"205Notre Dame
Paul WaltherG-FMarch 23, 19276'2"160Tennessee
George YardleyF-GNovember 3, 19286'5"190Stanford
Max ZaslofskyG-FDecember 7, 19256'2"170St. John's (NY)