San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1955-1956 San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Paul Arizin GF 6-4 190 3 Villanova 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Ernie Beck GF 6-4 190 1 Pennsylvania 1953 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Walt Davis FC 6-8 205 2 Texas A&M 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
George Dempsey PG 6-2 190 1 King's College (NY) 1951 Rnd 7 Pick 9 United States
Jack George G 6-2 190 2 La Salle 1953 Rnd 13 Pick 1 United States
Tom Gola GF 6-6 205 0 La Salle 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 6 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Larry Hennessy G 6-3 185 0 Villanova 1953 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Neil Johnston C 6-8 210 4 Ohio State 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jackie Moore F 6-5 190 1 La Salle 1954 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bob Schafer G 6-2 165 0 Villanova 1955 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States

1955-1956 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. George P. Arizin T. Gola J. Graboski N. Johnston
Rotation G. Dempsey L. Hennessy E. Beck W. Davis  
Rotation     J. Moore    

1955-1956 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Francisco Warriors45-27-
2Boston Celtics39-336
3Syracuse Nationals35-3710
4New York Knicks35-3710

1955-1956 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Neil Johnston All-NBA First Team (1956)
Paul Arizin All-NBA First Team (1956)
Jack George All-NBA Second Team (1956)
Paul Arizin Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1956)
Neil Johnston Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1956)
Jack George Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1956)

1955-1956 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Paul Arizin 72 37.8 24.2 7.5 2.6
Neil Johnston 70 37.1 22.1 12.5 3.2
Joe Graboski 72 33.0 14.4 8.9 2.6
Jack George 72 39.4 13.9 4.3 6.3
Tom Gola 68 34.5 10.8 9.1 5.9
Ernie Beck 67 15.0 5.2 2.9 1.2
George Dempsey 72 20.1 4.7 3.7 2.8
Walt Davis 70 15.7 4.6 3.9 0.8
Larry Hennessy 53 8.4 3.7 0.9 0.9
Jackie Moore 54 7.4 2.4 2.2 0.5
Bob Schafer 12 6.8 2.6 1.1 0.8

1955-1956 San Francisco Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Walt Davis was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Walt Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1953.

George Dempsey was selected as the #9 pick in the 7 Round of the 1951 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. George Dempsey signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1954.

Jack George was selected as the #1 pick in the 13 Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Jack George signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1953.

Tom Gola with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 19, 1955.

Larry Hennessy was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Larry Hennessy signed a contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1955.

Acquired via Free Agency

Neil Johnston signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1951.