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1956–57 Syracuse Nationals season

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1956–57 Syracuse Nationals season

Syracuse Nationals season
Head coach Al Cervi
Paul Seymour
Arena Onondaga War Memorial
Record 38–34 (.528)
Place Division: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Division Finals
(eliminated 0–3)

The 1956–57 NBA season was the Nationals' 8th season in the NBA.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

x – clinched playoff spot


East Division Semifinals

(2) Syracuse Nationals vs. (3) Philadelphia Warriors: Nationals win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Syracuse 103, Philadelphia 96
  • Game 2 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 91, Philadelphia 80

East Division Finals

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (2) Syracuse Nationals: Celtics win series 3-0

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 108, Syracuse 90
  • Game 2 @ Syracuse: Boston 120, Syracuse 105
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 83, Syracuse 80

Awards and records


  1. ^ 1956–57 Syracuse Nationals
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