1954-55 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1955

NBA Champion: Syracuse Nationals

NBA Finals:  Fort Wayne Pistons (W)  3  Syracuse Nationals (E)  4

Main players: Dolph Schayes, Johnny Kerr, Earl Lloyd (Syracuse Nationals), George Yardley, Larry Foust, Mel Hutchins (Fort Wayne Pistons).

Best players for the 1954-55 NBA season

All-NBA first team: Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics), Dolph Schayes (Syracuse Nationals), Larry Foust (Fort Wayne Pistons), Bob Pettit (Milwaukee Hawks), Neil Johnston (Philadelphia Warriors).

All-NBA second team: Slater Martin (Minneapolis Lakers), Bill Sharman (Boston Celtics), Paul Seymour (Syracuse Nationals), Vern Mikkelsen (Minneapolis Lakers), Harry Gallatin (New York Knicks).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsNeil JohnstonCPhiladelphia Warriors22.7
ReboundsNeil JohnstonCPhiladelphia Warriors15.1
AssistsBob CousyPGBoston Celtics7.9
EfficiencyNeil JohnstonCPhiladelphia Warriors25.4

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1954-55 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Neil Johnston720.67.24/16.4444.0--/----8.18/10.6876.60.20.0------0.3
Bob Pettit720.57.22/17.7640.7--/----5.92/7.8875.10.20.0------0.3
Dolph Schayes720.55.86/15.3238.3--/----6.79/8.1583.30.20.0------0.3
Harry Gallatin720.54.58/11.9338.4--/----5.46/6.7181.40.20.0------0.2
Bob Cousy710.57.35/18.5439.6--/----6.48/8.0380.70.10.1------0.3
Larry Foust700.55.69/11.6948.7--/----5.61/7.3376.50.10.0------0.2
Ed Macauley710.55.68/13.3942.4--/----6.23/7.8679.30.10.1------0.2
Paul Arizin720.67.35/18.4039.9--/----6.31/8.1377.60.10.0------0.3
Vern Mikkelsen710.56.20/14.6942.2--/----6.30/8.4274.80.10.0------0.3
Clyde Lovellette700.57.41/17.0343.5--/----3.90/5.6968.50.20.0------0.3

Best rookies for the 1954-55 season

Rookie of the Year: Bob Pettit (Milwaukee Hawks).