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1952-53 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1953-54  1952-53 1951-52

Champ: Minneapolis Lakers
Rookie of the Year: Don Meineke

Eastern
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
New York Knicks 47 23 .671 0 5985 5621 21 4 15 14 .0 .0 .0
Syracuse Nationals 47 24 .662 0 6081 5772 32 2 10 19 .0 .0 .0
Boston Celtics 46 25 .648 2 6258 6092 21 3 11 18 .0 .0 .0
Baltimore Bullets 16 54 .229 31 5911 6307 11 20 1 19 .0 .0 .0
Philadelphia Warriors 12 57 .174 34 5534 6134 4 13 1 28 .0 .0 .0
Western
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Minneapolis Lakers 48 22 .686 0 5943 5544 24 2 16 15 .0 .0 .0
Rochester Royals 44 26 .629 4 6043 5845 24 8 13 16 .0 .0 .0
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons 36 33 .522 12 5591 5596 25 9 8 19 .0 .0 .0
Indianapolis Olympians 28 43 .394 20 5295 5495 19 14 4 23 .0 .0 .0
Milwaukee Hawks 27 44 .380 22 5389 5595 14 8 4 24 .0 .0 .0

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
BOS 0.0 88.1 6258 2177 5555 .392 1904 2617 .728 0 0 .000 0 3865 54.4 1666 23.5 0 0 0 1911 0.0
ROC 0.0 86.3 6043 2019 5432 .372 2005 2747 .730 0 0 .000 0 3625 51.8 1520 21.7 0 0 0 2210 0.0
SYR 0.0 85.6 6081 1942 5329 .364 2197 2950 .745 0 0 .000 0 3472 48.9 1459 20.5 0 0 0 2132 0.0
NYK 0.0 85.5 5985 2059 5339 .386 1867 2652 .704 0 0 .000 0 4007 57.2 1575 22.5 0 0 0 2053 0.0
MIE 0.0 84.9 5943 2166 5559 .390 1611 2221 .725 0 0 .000 0 3406 48.7 1351 19.3 0 0 0 1917 0.0
BA1 0.0 84.4 5911 2083 5615 .371 1745 2542 .686 0 0 .000 0 3727 53.2 1514 21.6 0 0 0 2141 0.0
FTW 0.0 81.0 5591 1876 5230 .359 1839 2491 .738 0 0 .000 0 3548 51.4 1438 20.8 0 0 0 2119 0.0
PH1 0.0 80.2 5534 1987 5546 .358 1560 2298 .679 0 0 .000 0 3763 54.5 1513 21.9 0 0 0 1860 0.0
MI1 0.0 75.9 5389 1873 5320 .352 1643 2400 .685 0 0 .000 0 3429 48.3 1427 20.1 0 0 0 2120 0.0
INI 0.0 74.6 5295 1829 5204 .351 1637 2277 .719 0 0 .000 0 3326 46.8 1281 18.0 0 0 0 1765 0.0

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
INI 0.0 77.4 5495 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
MI1 0.0 78.8 5595 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
MIE 0.0 79.2 5544 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
NYK 0.0 80.3 5621 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
FTW 0.0 81.1 5596 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
SYR 0.0 81.3 5772 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
ROC 0.0 83.5 5845 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
BOS 0.0 85.8 6092 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
PH1 0.0 88.9 6134 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
BA1 0.0 90.1 6307 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Neil Johnston - PH13166
2.Bob Cousy - BOS2945
3.Ed Macauley - BOS2902
4.Mel Hutchins - MI12891
5.Leo Barnhorst - INI2871
6.Joe Graboski - INI2769
7.Andy Phillip - FTW2690
8.Paul Seymour - SYR2684
9.Dolph Schayes - SYR2668
10.George Mikan - MIE2651
Total Points
1.Neil Johnston - PH11564
2.George Mikan - MIE1442
3.Bob Cousy - BOS1407
4.Ed Macauley - BOS1402
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR1262
6.Bill Sharman - BOS1147
7.Jack Nichols - MI11090
8.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE1047
9.Bob Davies - ROC1029
10.Bobby Wanzer - ROC1020
Points per Game
1.Neil Johnston - PH122.3
2.George Mikan - MIE20.6
3.Ed Macauley - BOS20.3
4.Bob Cousy - BOS19.8
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR17.8
6.Bill Sharman - BOS16.2
7.Jack Nichols - MI115.8
8.Bob Davies - ROC15.6
9.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE15.0
10.Bobby Wanzer - ROC14.6
Field Goals
1.Neil Johnston - PH1504
2.George Mikan - MIE500
3.Bob Cousy - BOS464
4.Ed Macauley - BOS451
5.Jack Nichols - MI1425
6.Bill Sharman - BOS403
7.Leo Barnhorst - INI402
8.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE378
9.Dolph Schayes - SYR375
10.Bob Davies - ROC339
Field Goal Attempts
1.Bob Cousy - BOS1320
2.George Mikan - MIE1252
3.Jack Nichols - MI11170
4.Neil Johnston - PH11114
5.Leo Barnhorst - INI1034
6.Dolph Schayes - SYR1002
7.Ed Macauley - BOS997
8.Joe Fulks - PH1960
9.Jim Pollard - MIE933
10.Bill Sharman - BOS925
Field Goal Percentage
1.Neil Johnston - PH10.452
Ed Macauley - BOS0.452
3.Harry Gallatin - NYK0.444
4.Bill Sharman - BOS0.436
5.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE0.435
Ernie Vandeweghe - NYK0.435
7.Jack Coleman - ROC0.420
8.Slater Martin - MIE0.410
9.George King - SYR0.402
Bob Lavoy - INI0.402
Free Throws
1.Neil Johnston - PH1556
2.Dolph Schayes - SYR512
3.Ed Macauley - BOS500
4.Bob Cousy - BOS479
5.George Mikan - MIE442
6.Bobby Wanzer - ROC384
7.Bob Davies - ROC351
8.Joe Graboski - INI350
9.Bill Sharman - BOS341
10.Paul Seymour - SYR340
Free Throw Attempts
1.Neil Johnston - PH1794
2.Ed Macauley - BOS667
3.Dolph Schayes - SYR619
4.Bob Cousy - BOS587
5.George Mikan - MIE567
6.Joe Graboski - INI513
7.Bobby Wanzer - ROC473
8.Bob Davies - ROC466
9.Larry Foust - FTW465
10.George King - SYR442
Free Throw Percentage
1.Bill Sharman - BOS0.850
2.Freddie Scolari - FTW0.844
3.Dolph Schayes - SYR0.827
4.Carl Braun - NYK0.825
5.Fred Schaus - FTW0.821
6.Odie Spears - ROC0.819
7.Paul Seymour - SYR0.817
8.Bob Cousy - BOS0.816
9.Bobby Wanzer - ROC0.812
10.Bill Tosheff - INI0.806
Total Rebounds
1.George Mikan - MIE1007
2.Neil Johnston - PH1976
3.Dolph Schayes - SYR920
4.Harry Gallatin - NYK916
5.Mel Hutchins - MI1793
6.Jack Coleman - ROC774
7.Larry Foust - FTW769
8.Nat Clifton - NYK761
9.Arnie Risen - ROC745
10.Joe Graboski - INI687
Rebounds per Game
1.George Mikan - MIE14.4
2.Neil Johnston - PH113.9
3.Harry Gallatin - NYK13.1
4.Dolph Schayes - SYR13.0
5.Larry Foust - FTW11.5
6.Mel Hutchins - MI111.2
7.Jack Coleman - ROC11.1
8.Arnie Risen - ROC11.0
9.Nat Clifton - NYK10.9
10.Joe Graboski - INI10.0
Assists
1.Bob Cousy - BOS547
2.Andy Phillip - FTW397
3.George King - SYR364
4.Dick Mcguire - NYK296
5.Paul Seymour - SYR294
6.Bob Davies - ROC280
Ed Macauley - BOS280
8.Leo Barnhorst - INI277
9.George Senesky - PH1264
10.Bobby Wanzer - ROC252
Assists per Game
1.Bob Cousy - BOS7.7
2.Andy Phillip - FTW5.7
3.George King - SYR5.1
4.Dick Mcguire - NYK4.9
5.Paul Seymour - SYR4.4
6.Bob Davies - ROC4.2
7.Ed Macauley - BOS4.1
8.Leo Barnhorst - INI3.9
9.Freddie Scolari - FTW3.8
George Senesky - PH13.8
Personal Fouls
1.Don Meineke - FTW334
2.Joe Fulks - PH1319
3.Joe Graboski - INI303
4.George Mikan - MIE290
5.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE289
6.Bob Brannum - BOS287
Carl Braun - NYK287
George Ratkovicz - MI1287
9.Paul Hoffman - BA1282
Arnie Johnson - ROC282

All-Stars
EastWest
Don Barksdale
Carl Braun
Bob Cousy
Billy Gabor
Harry Gallatin
Neil Johnston
Ed Macauley
Dolph Schayes
Fred Scolari
Paul Seymour
Bill Sharman
Leo Barnhorst
Bob Davies
Larry Foust
Mel Hutchins
Slater Martin
George Mikan
Vern Mikkelsen
Andy Phillip
Arnie Risen
Bob Wanzer

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Bob Cousy - BOS
Neil Johnston - PH1
Ed Macauley - BOS
George Mikan - MIE
Dolph Schayes - SYR

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