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1955–56 NBA season

1955–56 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of games 72
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) NBC
Regular season
Season MVP Bob Pettit (St. Louis)
Top scorer Bob Pettit (St. Louis)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Philadelphia Warriors
  Eastern runners-up Syracuse Nationals
Western champions Ft. Wayne Pistons
  Western runners-up St. Louis Hawks
Finals
Champions Philadelphia Warriors
  Runners-up Ft. Wayne Pistons

The 1955–56 NBA season was the tenth season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Philadelphia Warriors winning the NBA Championship, beating the Fort Wayne Pistons 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Division

Western Division

x – clinched playoff spot

Statistics leaders

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