1956-57

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

NBA 1956-57 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1956-1957 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1957 NBA Champion
Boston Celtics
1957 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Boston Celtics
4 - 3
St. Louis Hawks
Finals MVP
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Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Boston Celtics
44-28 (.611)
Season MVP
Bob Cousy
Boston Celtics
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Tom Heinsohn
Boston Celtics
Coach of the Year
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All-Star Game MVP
Bob Cousy
Boston Celtics
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
Paul Arizin
Philadelphia Warriors
1,817 points
Rebounds Leader
Maurice Stokes
Rochester Royals
1,256 rebounds
Assists Leader
Bob Cousy
Boston Celtics
478 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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