1955–56 NBA season

The 1955–56 NBA season was the 10th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Philadelphia Warriors winning the NBA Championship, beating the Fort Wayne Pistons 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Division

  • Syracuse finished ahead of New York by defeating them in a tiebreaker match.

Western Division

  • Minneapolis finished ahead of St. Louis by defeating them in a tiebreaker match.

x – clinched playoff spot


 Division SemifinalsDivision FinalsNBA Finals
E3Syracuse2  E1Philadelphia3
E2Boston1  E3Syracuse2 
Eastern Division
 W1Fort Wayne1
W3St. Louis2  W1Fort Wayne3
W2Minneapolis1  W3St. Louis2
Western Division

Bold Series winner
Italic Team with home-court advantage in NBA Finals

Statistics leaders

Note: Prior to the 1969–70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.

NBA awards


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