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1956 NBA All-Star Game: Box Score, MVP and Information.

Information about the 1956 All-Star Game, with result, scoring by period, MVP, box score, and all the NBA players selected to play it.

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Season Summary
Game Result
West
East
108 - 94
Scoring by Period
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
West 17 26 41 24 108
East 24 16 24 30 94
ASG MVP
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
Date: January 24, 1956 / Location: Rochester / Stadium: Rochester War Memorial Coliseum

1956 All-Star Game Box Score

West Team
108
  Shooting Rebounds
Player
(Team)
Min
FG
3P
FT
O D Tot Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Starters
 
Bobby Wanzer (Royals) 25:00 4-8 - 5-6 5 2 4 13
Mel Hutchins (Pistons) 27:00 5-11 - 1-2 4 0 0 11
Larry Foust (Pistons) 20:00 3-9 - 3-4 4 0 1 9
Slater Martin (Lakers) 29:00 3-7 - 3-3 1 7 5 9
George Yardley (Pistons) 19:00 3-7 - 2-3 6 1 1 8
Reserves
 
Bob Pettit (Hawks) 31:00 7-17 - 6-7 24 7 4 20
Vern Mikkelsen (Lakers) 22:00 5-13 - 6-7 9 2 4 16
Maurice Stokes (Royals) 20:00 4-11 - 2-5 16 2 5 10
Clyde Lovellette (Lakers) 20:00 3-10 - 1-3 10 0 4 7
Bob Harrison (Hawks) 25:00 2-7 - 1-2 0 1 4 5
Totals   240 39-100 - 30-42 79 22 32 108
Percentages .390 - .714
East Team
94
  Shooting Rebounds
Player
(Team)
Min
FG
3P
FT
O D Tot Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Starters
 
Neil Johnston (Warriors) 25:00 5-9 - 7-11 10 1 3 17
Dolph Schayes (Nationals) 25:00 4-8 - 6-10 4 2 2 14
Paul Arizin (Warriors) 28:00 5-13 - 3-5 7 1 6 13
Bob Cousy (Celtics) 24:00 2-8 - 3-4 7 2 6 7
Dick McGuire (Knicks) 29:00 2-9 - 2-5 0 3 1 6
Reserves
 
Harry Gallatin (Knicks) 30:00 5-12 - 6-7 5 2 4 16
Bill Sharman (Celtics) 24:00 2-8 - 3-4 7 2 6 7
Jack George (Warriors) 21:00 2-7 - 2-2 3 2 1 6
Red Kerr (Nationals) 16:00 2-4 - 0-1 8 0 2 4
Ed Macauley (Celtics) 20:00 1-9 - 2-4 2 3 3 4
Totals   240 30-87 - 34-53 53 18 34 94
Percentages .345 - .642

Notes East Team:
- Carl Braun (Knicks) was selected but did not play due to injury and was replaced by Red Kerr.

 
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