1955-56

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1955-56 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1955-1956 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1956 NBA Champion
Philadelphia Warriors
1956 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Philadelphia Warriors
4 - 1
Fort Wayne Pistons
Finals MVP
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Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Philadelphia Warriors
45-27 (.625)
Season MVP
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Maurice Stokes
Rochester Royals
Coach of the Year
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All-Star Game MVP
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
1,849 points
Rebounds Leader
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
1,164 rebounds
Assists Leader
Bob Cousy
Boston Celtics
642 assists
Steals Leader
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Blocks Leader
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All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Defensive 1st Team
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All-Defensive 2nd Team
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All-Rookie 1st Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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