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Syracuse Nationals

1962-63 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-32
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 2-3
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Cincinnati Royals 3-2

Coach: Alex Hannum (48-32)

1962-63 Statistics
1962-63 Game-by-Game Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1962-63 season with a record of 48 wins and 32 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-3. Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1962-63 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Al BianchiGMarch 26, 19326'3"185Bowling Green
Len ChappellF-CJanuary 31, 19416'8"240Wake Forest
Larry CostelloGJuly 2, 19316'1"185Niagara
Dave GambeeFApril 16, 19376'6"215Oregon State
Hal GreerG-FJune 26, 19366'2"175Marshall
Johnny KerrC-FAugust 17, 19326'9"230Illinois
Porter MeriwetherGMarch 16, 19406'2"180Tennessee State
Paul NeumannGJanuary 30, 19386'1"175Stanford
Joe RobertsFMay 18, 19366'6"214Ohio State
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYU
Lee ShafferFFebruary 23, 19396'7"215North Carolina
Chet WalkerF-GFebruary 22, 19406'6"200Bradley
Ben WarleyF-GFebruary 4, 19366'5"200Tennessee State