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St. Louis Hawks

1955-56 St. Louis Hawks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 4-5
Lost division finals

Division Tiebreaker - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 1-0

Division Semifinals - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 2-1

Division Finals - Lost to Fort Wayne Pistons 3-2

Coach: Red Holzman (33-39)

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

The St. Louis Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 33 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 4-5. Red Holzman coached the team. The 1955-56 St. Louis Hawks lost in the division finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Jack ColemanF-CMay 23, 19246'7"195Louisville
Chuck CooperFSeptember 29, 19266'5"205Duquesne
Al FerrariG-FJuly 6, 19336'4"190Michigan State
Alex HannumF-CJuly 19, 19236'6"210USC
Chris HarrisGAugust 11, 19336'3"190Dayton
Bob HarrisonGAugust 12, 19276'1"190Michigan
Jack McMahonGDecember 3, 19286'1"185St. John's (NY)
Med ParkG-FApril 11, 19336'2"200Missouri
Bob PettitF-CDecember 12, 19326'9"205Louisiana State
Dick RickettsF-CDecember 4, 19336'7"215Duquesne
Bob SchaferGMarch 29, 19336'3"195Villanova
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180Furman
Chuck ShareCMarch 14, 19276'11"235Bowling Green
Jack StephensG-FMay 18, 19336'3"185Notre Dame