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Philadelphia Warriors

1955-56 Philadelphia Warriors Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-27
Finished 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 7-3
Won NBA championship

Division Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 3-2

Finals - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 4-1

Coach: George Senesky (45-27)

1955-56 Statistics
1955-56 Game-by-Game Results

The Philadelphia Warriors of the National Basketball Association ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 45 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 7-3. George Senesky coached the team. The 1955-56 Philadelphia Warriors won the NBA championship.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Paul ArizinF-GApril 9, 19286'2"190Villanova
Ernie BeckG-FDecember 11, 19316'4"190Pennsylvania
Walt DavisC-FJanuary 5, 19316'8"205Texas A&M
George DempseyGJuly 19, 19296'2"190King's (DE)
Jack GeorgeGNovember 13, 19286'2"190LaSalle
Tom GolaG-FJanuary 13, 19336'6"205LaSalle
Joe GraboskiF-CJanuary 15, 19306'7"195none
Larry HennessyGMay 20, 19296'3"185Villanova
Neil JohnstonCFebruary 4, 19296'8"210Ohio State
Jackie MooreFSeptember 24, 19326'5"180LaSalle
Bob SchaferGMarch 29, 19336'3"195Villanova