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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 - PH1 3166
2. Bob Cousy - BOS 2945
3. Ed Macauley - BOS 2902
4. Mel Hutchins - MI1 2891
5. Leo Barnhorst - INI 2871
6. Joe Graboski - INI 2769
7. Andy Phillip - FTW 2690
8. Paul Seymour - SYR 2684
9. Dolph Schayes - SYR 2668
10. George Mikan - MIE 2651
Total Points
1. Neil Johnston - PH1 1564
2. George Mikan - MIE 1442
3. Bob Cousy - BOS 1407
4. Ed Macauley - BOS 1402
5. Dolph Schayes - SYR 1262
6. Bill Sharman - BOS 1147
7. Jack Nichols - MI1 1090
8. Vern Mikkelsen - MIE 1047
9. Bob Davies - ROC 1029
10. Bobby Wanzer - ROC 1020
Points per Game
1. Neil Johnston - PH1 22.3
2. George Mikan - MIE 20.6
3. Ed Macauley - BOS 20.3
4. Bob Cousy - BOS 19.8
5. Dolph Schayes - SYR 17.8
6. Bill Sharman - BOS 16.2
7. Jack Nichols - MI1 15.8
8. Bob Davies - ROC 15.6
9. Vern Mikkelsen - MIE 15.0
10. Bobby Wanzer - ROC 14.6
Field Goals
1. Neil Johnston - PH1 504
2. George Mikan - MIE 500
3. Bob Cousy - BOS 464
4. Ed Macauley - BOS 451
5. Jack Nichols - MI1 425
6. Bill Sharman - BOS 403
7. Leo Barnhorst - INI 402
8. Vern Mikkelsen - MIE 378
9. Dolph Schayes - SYR 375
10. Bob Davies - ROC 339
Field Goal Attempts
1. Bob Cousy - BOS 1320
2. George Mikan - MIE 1252
3. Jack Nichols - MI1 1170
4. Neil Johnston - PH1 1114
5. Leo Barnhorst - INI 1034
6. Dolph Schayes - SYR 1002
7. Ed Macauley - BOS 997
8. Joe Fulks - PH1 960
9. Jim Pollard - MIE 933
10. Bill Sharman - BOS 925
Field Goal Percentage
1. Neil Johnston - PH1 0.452
Ed Macauley - BOS 0.452
3. Harry Gallatin - NYK 0.444
4. Bill Sharman - BOS 0.436
5. Vern Mikkelsen - MIE 0.435
Ernie Vandeweghe - NYK 0.435
7. Jack Coleman - ROC 0.420
8. Slater Martin - MIE 0.410
9. George King - SYR 0.402
Bob Lavoy - INI 0.402
Free Throws
1. Neil Johnston - PH1 556
2. Dolph Schayes - SYR 512
3. Ed Macauley - BOS 500
4. Bob Cousy - BOS 479
5. George Mikan - MIE 442
6. Bobby Wanzer - ROC 384
7. Bob Davies - ROC 351
8. Joe Graboski - INI 350
9. Bill Sharman - BOS 341
10. Paul Seymour - SYR 340
Free Throw Attempts
1. Neil Johnston - PH1 794
2. Ed Macauley - BOS 667
3. Dolph Schayes - SYR 619
4. Bob Cousy - BOS 587
5. George Mikan - MIE 567
6. Joe Graboski - INI 513
7. Bobby Wanzer - ROC 473
8. Bob Davies - ROC 466
9. Larry Foust - FTW 465
10. George King - SYR 442
Free Throw Percentage
1. Bill Sharman - BOS 0.850
2. Freddie Scolari - FTW 0.844
3. Dolph Schayes - SYR 0.827
4. Carl Braun - NYK 0.825
5. Fred Schaus - FTW 0.821
6. Odie Spears - ROC 0.819
7. Paul Seymour - SYR 0.817
8. Bob Cousy - BOS 0.816
9. Bobby Wanzer - ROC 0.812
10. Bill Tosheff - INI 0.806
Total Rebounds
1. George Mikan - MIE 1007
2. Neil Johnston - PH1 976
3. Dolph Schayes - SYR 920
4. Harry Gallatin - NYK 916
5. Mel Hutchins - MI1 793
6. Jack Coleman - ROC 774
7. Larry Foust - FTW 769
8. Nat Clifton - NYK 761
9. Arnie Risen - ROC 745
10. Joe Graboski - INI 687
Rebounds per Game
1. George Mikan - MIE 14.4
2. Neil Johnston - PH1 13.9
3. Harry Gallatin - NYK 13.1
4. Dolph Schayes - SYR 13.0
5. Larry Foust - FTW 11.5
6. Mel Hutchins - MI1 11.2
7. Jack Coleman - ROC 11.1
8. Arnie Risen - ROC 11.0
9. Nat Clifton - NYK 10.9
10. Joe Graboski - INI 10.0
Assists
1. Bob Cousy - BOS 547
2. Andy Phillip - FTW 397
3. George King - SYR 364
4. Dick Mcguire - NYK 296
5. Paul Seymour - SYR 294
6. Bob Davies - ROC 280
Ed Macauley - BOS 280
8. Leo Barnhorst - INI 277
9. George Senesky - PH1 264
10. Bobby Wanzer - ROC 252
Assists per Game
1. Bob Cousy - BOS 7.7
2. Andy Phillip - FTW 5.7
3. George King - SYR 5.1
4. Dick Mcguire - NYK 4.9
5. Paul Seymour - SYR 4.4
6. Bob Davies - ROC 4.2
7. Ed Macauley - BOS 4.1
8. Leo Barnhorst - INI 3.9
9. Freddie Scolari - FTW 3.8
George Senesky - PH1 3.8
Personal Fouls
1. Don Meineke - FTW 334
2. Joe Fulks - PH1 319
3. Joe Graboski - INI 303
4. George Mikan - MIE 290
5. Vern Mikkelsen - MIE 289
6. Bob Brannum - BOS 287
Carl Braun - NYK 287
George Ratkovicz - MI1 287
9. Paul Hoffman - BA1 282
Arnie Johnson - ROC 282

All-Stars

East West
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