Syracuse Nationals Regular Season Rosters
1952-1953 Syracuse Nationals Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Jim Brasco||G||6-1||170||0||NYU||1952 Rnd 2 Pick 8||United States|
|Bill Calhoun||GF||6-3||180||4||City College of San Francisco||1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Al Cervi||PG||5-11||170||3||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Bill Gabor||SG||5-11||170||3||Syracuse||1948 Rnd 2 Pick 10||United States|
|Noble Jorgensen||FC||6-9||228||4||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|George King||G||6-0||175||1||University of Charleston||1950 Rnd 8 Pick 6||United States|
|Earl Lloyd||F||6-5||225||1||West Virginia State||1950 Rnd 9 Pick 5||United States|
|Bob Lochmueller||GF||6-5||185||0||Louisville||1952 Rnd 1 Pick 8||United States|
|Wally Osterkorn||FC||6-5||215||1||Illinois||1950 Rnd 2 Pick 6||United States|
|Red Rocha||FC||6-9||185||5||Oregon State||1947 Rnd 2 Pick 2||United States|
|Dolph Schayes||FC||6-7||195||3||NYU||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 4||United States|
|Paul Seymour||GF||6-1||180||4||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
1952-1953 Syracuse Depth Chart
|Starters||G. King||P. Seymour||E. Lloyd||D. Schayes||R. Rocha|
|Rotation||A. Cervi||B. Gabor||B. Lochmueller||N. Jorgensen|
1952-1953 Eastern Division Standings
|1||New York Knicks||47-23||-|
|4||Baltimore Bullets (BAA)||15-55||32|
|5||San Francisco Warriors||12-57||34.5|
1952-1953 Syracuse Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Dolph Schayes||All-NBA First Team (1953)
|Dolph Schayes||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1953)
|Bill Gabor||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1953)
|Paul Seymour||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1953)
1952-1953 Syracuse Season Stat Leaders
1952-1953 Syracuse Nationals Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Wally Osterkorn was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Chicago Stags. Wally Osterkorn signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1951.
|Acquired via Trade
Al Cervi was acquired in a trade by the from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on December 14, 1950.
Noble Jorgensen was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on December 14, 1950.
Red Rocha was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on July 14, 1951.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Bill Gabor signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1949.
Earl Lloyd signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1952.
Paul Seymour signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1949.