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Syracuse Nationals 1951-1952 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Nationals in the NBA 1951-52 Regular Season and the 1952 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
40-26 (.606), 1st in Eastern Division
Playoffs Record:
3-4 (.429), Lost East Div Finals

Syracuse Nationals 1951-1952 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Nov 1, 1951 Nationals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 90 - 75 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 4, 1951 Nationals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 98 - 67 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 10, 1951 Nationals @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 82 - 91 lost 1 2 - 1
4 Nov 11, 1951 Nationals vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 93 - 79 won 1 3 - 1
5 Nov 15, 1951 Nationals vs. Boston Celtics W 97 - 95 won 2 4 - 1
6 Nov 16, 1951 Nationals @ Philadelphia Warriors W 97 - 90 won 3 5 - 1
7 Nov 17, 1951 Nationals @ New York Knicks W 79 - 72 won 4 6 - 1
8 Nov 18, 1951 Nationals vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 71 - 68 won 5 7 - 1
9 Nov 22, 1951 Nationals @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 96 - 72 won 6 8 - 1
10 Nov 23, 1951 Nationals @ Indianapolis Olympians L 68 - 82 lost 1 8 - 2
11 Nov 25, 1951 Nationals vs. New York Knicks W 100 - 73 won 1 9 - 2
12 Nov 29, 1951 Nationals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 82 - 78 won 2 10 - 2
13 Nov 30, 1951 Nationals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 75 - 82 lost 1 10 - 3
14 Dec 2, 1951 Nationals vs. Rochester Royals L 79 - 81 lost 2 10 - 4
15 Dec 4, 1951 Nationals @ Indianapolis Olympians L 77 - 83 lost 3 10 - 5
16 Dec 5, 1951 Nationals @ Minneapolis Lakers W 83 - 81 OT won 1 11 - 5
17 Dec 6, 1951 Nationals Milwaukee Hawks L 70 - 73 lost 1 11 - 6
18 Dec 8, 1951 Nationals @ Rochester Royals W 95 - 75 won 1 12 - 6
19 Dec 9, 1951 Nationals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 93 - 74 won 2 13 - 6
20 Dec 11, 1951 Nationals Fort Wayne Pistons W 80 - 62 won 3 14 - 6
21 Dec 13, 1951 Nationals vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 89 - 82 won 4 15 - 6
22 Dec 16, 1951 Nationals vs. Indianapolis Olympians L 92 - 96 lost 1 15 - 7
23 Dec 19, 1951 Nationals @ Boston Celtics L 97 - 103 lost 2 15 - 8
24 Dec 22, 1951 Nationals @ New York Knicks L 73 - 92 lost 3 15 - 9
25 Dec 23, 1951 Nationals vs. New York Knicks L 72 - 75 lost 4 15 - 10
26 Dec 25, 1951 Nationals Milwaukee Hawks W 70 - 65 won 1 16 - 10
27 Dec 27, 1951 Nationals vs. Milwaukee Hawks L 68 - 69 lost 1 16 - 11
28 Dec 30, 1951 Nationals vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 108 - 91 won 1 17 - 11
29 Jan 1, 1952 Nationals @ Minneapolis Lakers L 80 - 82 lost 1 17 - 12
30 Jan 3, 1952 Nationals vs. Boston Celtics W 107 - 81 won 1 18 - 12
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 6, 1952 Nationals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 98 - 93 won 2 19 - 12
32 Jan 10, 1952 Nationals vs. New York Knicks W 110 - 96 won 3 20 - 12
33 Jan 12, 1952 Nationals @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 92 - 88 won 4 21 - 12
34 Jan 13, 1952 Nationals vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 103 - 85 won 5 22 - 12
35 Jan 17, 1952 Nationals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 110 - 105 3OT won 6 23 - 12
36 Jan 20, 1952 Nationals vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 99 - 80 won 7 24 - 12
37 Jan 22, 1952 Nationals @ Milwaukee Hawks W 93 - 82 won 8 25 - 12
38 Jan 23, 1952 Nationals @ Minneapolis Lakers W 99 - 97 OT won 9 26 - 12
39 Jan 25, 1952 Nationals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 94 - 95 OT lost 1 26 - 13
40 Jan 26, 1952 Nationals @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 78 - 73 won 1 27 - 13
41 Jan 27, 1952 Nationals vs. Boston Celtics W 91 - 86 won 2 28 - 13
42 Jan 31, 1952 Nationals vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 88 - 79 won 3 29 - 13
43 Feb 3, 1952 Nationals vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 95 - 73 won 4 30 - 13
44 Feb 6, 1952 Nationals @ Boston Celtics L 88 - 99 lost 1 30 - 14
45 Feb 8, 1952 Nationals @ Philadelphia Warriors W 96 - 87 won 1 31 - 14
46 Feb 9, 1952 Nationals @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 76 - 84 lost 1 31 - 15
47 Feb 10, 1952 Nationals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 91 - 84 won 1 32 - 15
48 Feb 12, 1952 Nationals @ New York Knicks L 69 - 78 lost 1 32 - 16
49 Feb 14, 1952 Nationals vs. Rochester Royals L 76 - 78 lost 2 32 - 17
50 Feb 16, 1952 Nationals @ Rochester Royals L 84 - 92 lost 3 32 - 18
51 Feb 17, 1952 Nationals vs. New York Knicks W 66 - 61 won 1 33 - 18
52 Feb 21, 1952 Nationals vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 88 - 80 won 2 34 - 18
53 Feb 23, 1952 Nationals @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 80 - 81 lost 1 34 - 19
54 Feb 24, 1952 Nationals vs. Boston Celtics L 75 - 77 lost 2 34 - 20
55 Feb 27, 1952 Nationals @ Boston Celtics L 81 - 88 lost 3 34 - 21
56 Feb 28, 1952 Nationals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 88 - 83 won 1 35 - 21
57 Mar 1, 1952 Nationals @ Rochester Royals L 83 - 98 lost 1 35 - 22
58 Mar 2, 1952 Nationals vs. Rochester Royals W 76 - 72 won 1 36 - 22
59 Mar 6, 1952 Nationals @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 83 - 81 2OT won 2 37 - 22
60 Mar 7, 1952 Nationals @ Indianapolis Olympians L 76 - 81 lost 1 37 - 23
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 8, 1952 Nationals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 83 - 92 lost 2 37 - 24
62 Mar 9, 1952 Nationals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 99 - 82 won 1 38 - 24
63 Mar 12, 1952 Nationals @ Boston Celtics W 89 - 71 won 2 39 - 24
64 Mar 13, 1952 Nationals vs. Boston Celtics W 89 - 70 won 3 40 - 24
65 Mar 15, 1952 Nationals @ New York Knicks L 90 - 97 lost 1 40 - 25
66 Mar 16, 1952 Nationals vs. New York Knicks L 84 - 90 lost 2 40 - 26

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Division Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 20, 1952 Nationals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 102 - 83 Nationals lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 22, 1952 Nationals @ Philadelphia Warriors L 95 - 100 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Mar 23, 1952 Nationals vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 84 - 73 Nationals win
2-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Division Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 2, 1952 Nationals vs. New York Knicks L 85 - 87 Knicks lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 3, 1952 Nationals vs. New York Knicks W 102 - 92 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 5, 1952 Nationals @ New York Knicks L 92 - 99 Knicks lead
1-2
lost 1
4 Apr 8, 1952 Nationals @ New York Knicks L 93 - 100 Knicks win
1-3
lost 2