1953-1954 Syracuse Nationals Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Syracuse Leaders Boston Leaders PPP
Mar 25, 1954
v.
Boston
W, 109 - 94 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 27. D. Schayes
PTS: 28. Jack Nichols
282.5 - 243.6
Mar 27, 1954
@
Boston
W, 76 - 83 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 16. W. Osterkorn
PTS: 20. Bill Sharman
253.0 - 276.3

NBA Playoffs - NBA Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Syracuse Leaders Minneapolis Leaders PPP
Mar 31, 1954
@
Minneapolis
L, 79 - 68 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
0-1 PTS: 15. Bob Lavoy
PTS: 16. C. Lovellette
293.5 - 252.6
Apr 3, 1954
@
Minneapolis
W, 60 - 62 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 20. W. Osterkorn
PTS: 15. George Mikan
257.5 - 266.1
Apr 4, 1954
v.
Minneapolis
L, 67 - 81 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
NBA Finals
1-2 PTS: 18. Bob Lavoy
PTS: 30. George Mikan
278.8 - 337.0
Apr 8, 1954
v.
Minneapolis
W, 80 - 69 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 25. Paul Seymour
PTS: 16. Whitey Skoog
291.5 - 251.4
Apr 10, 1954
v.
Minneapolis
L, 73 - 84 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
NBA Finals
2-3 PTS: 17. D. Schayes
PTS: 21. V. Mikkelsen
256.1 - 294.7
Apr 11, 1954
@
Minneapolis
W, 63 - 65 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 16. Paul Seymour
PTS: 30. George Mikan
259.2 - 267.4
Apr 12, 1954
@
Minneapolis
L, 87 - 80 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
3-4 PTS: 18. D. Schayes
PTS: 21. Jim Pollard
269.8 - 248.1

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Syracuse Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 31, 1953
@
Philadelphia
L, 79 - 73
Regular Season
0-1 PTS: 21. Paul Seymour
PTS: 20. N. Johnston
295.0 - 272.6
Nov 1, 1953
v.
Philadelphia
W, 85 - 61
Regular Season
1-1 PTS: 14. D. Schayes
PTS: 17. N. Johnston
293.3 - 210.5
Nov 5, 1953
v.
Minneapolis
L, 65 - 77
Regular Season
1-2 PTS: 14. Paul Seymour
PTS: 20. S. Martin
288.0 - 341.2
Nov 7, 1953
@
Baltimore
W, 77 - 88
Regular Season
2-2 PTS: 21. Bill Gabor
PTS: 23. M. Zaslofsky
339.3 - 387.8
Nov 8, 1953
v.
Rochester
W, 85 - 66
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 23. Bill Gabor
PTS: 16. Arnie Risen
277.4 - 215.4
Nov 10, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 59 - 74
Regular Season
4-2 PTS: 15. George King
PTS: 13. Bill Tosheff
260.8 - 327.1
Nov 12, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
L, 78 - 74
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 15. George King
PTS: 22. Fred Scolari
275.6 - 261.4
Nov 14, 1953
@
Boston
L, 77 - 66
Regular Season
4-4 PTS: 14. B. Kenville
PTS: 22. Bill Sharman
305.1 - 261.5
Nov 15, 1953
v.
Milwaukee
W, 69 - 61
Regular Season
5-4 PTS: 20. D. Schayes
PTS: 14. D. Sunderlage
276.3 - 244.2
Nov 19, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 79 - 76
Regular Season
6-4 PTS: 15. George King
PTS: 24. Jack Molinas
289.3 - 278.3
Nov 21, 1953
@
New York
L, 68 - 67
Regular Season
6-5 PTS: 15. Paul Seymour
PTS: 20. Nat Clifton
295.1 - 290.8
Nov 22, 1953
v.
New York
L, 80 - 84
Regular Season
6-6 PTS: 26. Bill Gabor
PTS: 27. C. Simmons
258.3 - 271.2
Nov 24, 1953
@
Rochester
W, 80 - 89
Regular Season
7-6 PTS: 23. Paul Seymour
PTS: 14. Bobby Wanzer
251.8 - 294.9
Nov 25, 1953
@
Baltimore
L, 66 - 58
Regular Season
7-7 PTS: 16. D. Schayes
PTS: 11. Jim Fritsche
304.9 - 268.0
Nov 26, 1953
v.
Boston
W, 93 - 86
Regular Season
8-7 PTS: 15. D. Schayes
PTS: 24. Bill Sharman
620.8 - 574.1
Nov 28, 1953
@
Boston
L, 91 - 80
Regular Season
8-8 PTS: 16. Paul Seymour
PTS: 21. Ed Macauley
279.9 - 246.1
Nov 29, 1953
v.
Baltimore
W, 101 - 82
Regular Season
9-8 PTS: 17. Bill Gabor
PTS: 21. Ray Felix
290.3 - 235.7
Dec 1, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 69 - 76
Regular Season
10-8 PTS: 20. George King
PTS: 18. M. Zaslofsky
351.5 - 387.2
Dec 3, 1953
@
Minneapolis
L, 87 - 74
Regular Season
10-9 PTS: 16. D. Schayes
PTS: 27. George Mikan
281.3 - 239.3
Dec 5, 1953
@
Minneapolis
L, 90 - 80
Regular Season
10-10 PTS: 27. D. Schayes
PTS: 18. George Mikan
278.4 - 247.5
Dec 6, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
L, 78 - 77
Regular Season
10-11 PTS: 14. Paul Seymour
PTS: 31. Larry Foust
283.6 - 279.9
Dec 9, 1953
@
Baltimore
L, 92 - 77
Regular Season
10-12 PTS: 20. Paul Seymour
PTS: 24. Ray Felix
284.7 - 238.2
Dec 10, 1953
v.
Milwaukee
W, 96 - 76
Regular Season
11-12 PTS: 18. Paul Seymour
PTS: 15. M. Zaslofsky
317.3 - 251.2
Dec 12, 1953
@
Rochester
L, 90 - 85
Regular Season
11-13 PTS: 17. George King
PTS: 23. Bob Davies
289.9 - 273.8
Dec 13, 1953
v.
Boston
W, 108 - 74
Regular Season
12-13 PTS: 19. Bill Gabor
PTS: 19. Bill Sharman
302.8 - 207.5
Dec 19, 1953
@
Boston
W, 83 - 90
Regular Season
13-13 PTS: 19. D. Schayes
PTS: 18. Ed Macauley
274.4 - 297.5
Dec 20, 1953
v.
Minneapolis
W, 81 - 76
Regular Season
14-13 PTS: 16. D. Schayes
PTS: 17. S. Martin
272.6 - 255.8
Dec 23, 1953
@
Baltimore
W, 72 - 76
Regular Season
15-13 PTS: 16. Paul Seymour
PTS: 23. Ray Felix
498.4 - 526.1
Dec 25, 1953
@
New York
L, 89 - 80
Regular Season
15-14 PTS: 22. D. Schayes
PTS: 21. Carl Braun
280.6 - 252.2
Dec 27, 1953
v.
Milwaukee
W, 96 - 75
Regular Season
16-14 PTS: 22. D. Schayes
PTS: 17. Bill Calhoun
560.7 - 438.1
Dec 30, 1953
@
Boston
W, 89 - 96
Regular Season
17-14 PTS: 16. Earl Lloyd
PTS: 20. Bob Cousy
489.3 - 527.8
Dec 31, 1953
v.
Rochester
W, 86 - 81
Regular Season
18-14 PTS: 20. D. Schayes
PTS: 25. Bobby Wanzer
803.7 - 757.0
Jan 1, 1954
@
Boston
L, 95 - 92
Regular Season
18-15 PTS: 27. D. Schayes
PTS: 29. Bob Cousy
591.9 - 573.2
Jan 2, 1954
@
Philadelphia
W, 66 - 74
Regular Season
19-15 PTS: 15. George King
PTS: 22. N. Johnston
261.4 - 293.1
Jan 3, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
L, 77 - 90
Regular Season
19-16 PTS: 22. D. Schayes
PTS: 26. N. Johnston
757.5 - 885.4
Jan 5, 1954
@
Fort Wayne
W, 60 - 72
Regular Season
20-16 PTS: 17. W. Osterkorn
PTS: 16. Larry Foust
534.0 - 640.9
Jan 7, 1954
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 79 - 67
Regular Season
21-16 PTS: 25. W. Osterkorn
PTS: 18. Larry Foust
671.2 - 569.2
Jan 10, 1954
v.
Baltimore
W, 77 - 73
Regular Season
22-16 PTS: 19. D. Schayes
PTS: 22. Eddie Miller
553.6 - 524.8
Jan 13, 1954
@
New York
W, 72 - 93
Regular Season
23-16 PTS: 19. D. Schayes
PTS: 15. Carl Braun
261.1 - 357.1
Jan 14, 1954
v.
Minneapolis
W, 96 - 71
Regular Season
24-16 PTS: 17. W. Osterkorn
PTS: 19. George Mikan
472.2 - 349.2
Jan 16, 1954
@
Rochester
W, 93 - 95
Regular Season
25-16 PTS: 30. D. Schayes
PTS: 18. Alex Hannum
265.8 - 271.5
Jan 17, 1954
v.
Rochester
W, 84 - 81
Regular Season
26-16 PTS: 28. D. Schayes
PTS: 24. Arnie Risen
541.4 - 522.1
Jan 23, 1954
@
Baltimore
L, 98 - 91
Regular Season
26-17 PTS: 18. Paul Seymour
PTS: 23. Al Roges
320.3 - 297.4
Jan 24, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
L, 78 - 80
Regular Season
26-18 PTS: 29. D. Schayes
PTS: 24. N. Johnston
502.7 - 515.6
Jan 26, 1954
@
Philadelphia
W, 75 - 79
Regular Season
27-18 PTS: 19. Paul Seymour
PTS: 16. N. Johnston
500.7 - 527.4
Jan 28, 1954
v.
New York
W, 79 - 66
Regular Season
28-18 PTS: 17. D. Schayes
PTS: 18. C. Simmons
293.6 - 245.3
Jan 30, 1954
@
New York
L, 66 - 65
Regular Season
28-19 PTS: 17. Earl Lloyd
PTS: 22. Nat Clifton
306.9 - 302.3
Jan 31, 1954
v.
New York
W, 114 - 70
Regular Season
29-19 PTS: 27. D. Schayes
PTS: 10. Carl Braun
305.3 - 187.5
Feb 3, 1954
@
Philadelphia
L, 82 - 79
Regular Season
29-20 PTS: 31. D. Schayes
PTS: 23. N. Johnston
437.9 - 421.9
Feb 4, 1954
@
New York
W, 82 - 90
Regular Season
30-20 PTS: 20. D. Schayes
PTS: 35. Carl Braun
265.2 - 291.1
Feb 6, 1954
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 93 - 87
Regular Season
31-20 PTS: 21. George King
PTS: 17. G. Yardley
293.8 - 274.9
Feb 7, 1954
v.
Milwaukee
W, 88 - 73
Regular Season
32-20 PTS: 19. Paul Seymour
PTS: 21. C. Share
530.6 - 440.2
Feb 10, 1954
@
Boston
L, 94 - 79
Regular Season
32-21 PTS: 21. D. Schayes
PTS: 27. Ed Macauley
282.7 - 237.6
Feb 11, 1954
@
Philadelphia
L, 76 - 74
Regular Season
32-22 PTS: 20. D. Schayes
PTS: 22. N. Johnston
261.1 - 254.3
Feb 13, 1954
@
Rochester
L, 81 - 78
Regular Season
32-23 PTS: 26. D. Schayes
PTS: 15. Arnie Risen
276.9 - 266.7
Feb 14, 1954
v.
Baltimore
W, 111 - 91
Regular Season
33-23 PTS: 18. Jim Neal
PTS: 20. Eddie Miller
482.5 - 395.6
Feb 16, 1954
@
Philadelphia
L, 95 - 77
Regular Season
33-24 PTS: 17. W. Osterkorn
PTS: 50. N. Johnston
493.3 - 399.8
Feb 18, 1954
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 91 - 77
Regular Season
34-24 PTS: 28. D. Schayes
PTS: 18. Mel Hutchins
548.7 - 464.3
Feb 20, 1954
@
Minneapolis
L, 83 - 68
Regular Season
34-25 PTS: 14. George King
PTS: 14. George Mikan
337.5 - 276.5
Feb 21, 1954
v.
Minneapolis
W, 100 - 73
Regular Season
35-25 PTS: 22. Bill Gabor
PTS: 14. Whitey Skoog
330.4 - 241.2
Feb 23, 1954
@
Milwaukee
L, 70 - 68
Regular Season
35-26 PTS: 18. D. Schayes
PTS: 28. C. Share
568.9 - 552.6
Feb 25, 1954
v.
Boston
L, 96 - 101
Regular Season
35-27 PTS: 26. D. Schayes
PTS: 26. Bill Sharman
560.7 - 590.0
Feb 26, 1954
@
Milwaukee
W, 62 - 68
Regular Season
36-27 PTS: 23. D. Schayes
PTS: 15. C. Share
221.7 - 243.1
Feb 28, 1954
v.
Rochester
L, 85 - 91
Regular Season
36-28 PTS: 16. Paul Seymour
PTS: 35. Arnie Risen
635.5 - 680.4
Mar 2, 1954
@
Minneapolis
L, 91 - 87
Regular Season
36-29 PTS: 30. D. Schayes
PTS: 27. George Mikan
316.1 - 302.2
Mar 4, 1954
@
Fort Wayne
W, 63 - 86
Regular Season
37-29 PTS: 19. D. Schayes
PTS: 25. Larry Foust
560.7 - 747.7
Mar 6, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
W, 88 - 77
Regular Season
38-29 PTS: 24. D. Schayes
PTS: 39. N. Johnston
323.6 - 283.2
Mar 7, 1954
v.
Baltimore
W, 103 - 77
Regular Season
39-29 PTS: 21. D. Schayes
PTS: 20. Bob Houbregs
469.6 - 351.0
Mar 10, 1954
@
Baltimore
W, 77 - 85
Regular Season
40-29 PTS: 24. D. Schayes
PTS: 16. Ray Felix
533.1 - 588.4
Mar 11, 1954
v.
Boston
W, 97 - 95
Regular Season
41-29 PTS: 35. D. Schayes
PTS: 24. Bob Cousy
725.2 - 710.3
Mar 13, 1954
@
New York
L, 67 - 60
Regular Season
41-30 PTS: 15. Paul Seymour
PTS: 16. H. Gallatin
286.6 - 256.7
Mar 14, 1954
v.
New York
W, 113 - 83
Regular Season
42-30 PTS: 23. D. Schayes
PTS: 23. C. Simmons
301.1 - 221.1