1955-56

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NBA 1956 Playoffs Information: Playoff Brackets

Information about the 1955-1956 NBA Playoffs, including Champion, Finals MVP award and playoffs brackets with all the series.

Playoffs Summary

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

NBA 1956 Playoff Brackets

Division
Semifinals
Division
Finals
NBA Finals
Western Division
2) Lakers
1
3) Hawks
2
1) Pistons
3
3) Hawks
2
NBA Finals
Pistons
1
1 - 4
Warriors
4
Eastern Division
2) Celtics
1
3) Nationals
2
1) Warriors
3
3) Nationals
2
* The Lakers defeated the Hawks in a tiebreaker game for the 2nd seed in the West, the Hawks got the 3rd seed.
* The Nationals defeated the Knicks for the 3rd seed in the East.