1956 NBA All-Star Game

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1956 NBA All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 Total
West 17 26 41 24 108
East 24 16 24 30 94
Date Tuesday, January 24, 1956
Arena Rochester War Memorial Coliseum
City Rochester, New York
MVP Bob Pettit
Referees Arnie Heft and Lou Eisenstein
Attendance 8,517
NBA All-Star Game
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The 1956 NBA All Star Game was the sixth NBA All-Star Game.

Legend
Starter MVP  MIN  Minutes played
 FG  Field goals  FGA  Field goal attempts  FT  Free throws  FTA  Free throw attempts
 REB  Rebounds  AST  Assists  PF  Personal fouls  PTS  Points

Western Conference[edit]

Head Coach: Charley Eckman, Fort Wayne Pistons

Player Team MIN FG FGA FT FTA REB AST PF PTS
Martin, SlaterSlater Martin Minneapolis Lakers 29 3 7 3 3 1 7 5 9
Hutchins, MelMel Hutchins Fort Wayne Pistons 27 5 11 1 2 4 0 0 11
Wanzer, BobbyBobby Wanzer Rochester Royals 25 4 8 5 6 5 2 4 13
Foust, LarryLarry Foust Fort Wayne Pistons 20 3 9 3 4 4 0 1 9
Yardley, GeorgeGeorge Yardley Fort Wayne Pistons 19 3 7 2 3 6 1 1 8
Pettit, BobBob Pettit St. Louis Hawks 31 7 17 6 7 24 7 4 20
Harrison, BobBob Harrison St. Louis Hawks 25 2 7 1 2 0 1 4 5
Mikkelsen, VernVern Mikkelsen Minneapolis Lakers 22 5 13 6 7 9 2 4 16
Stokes, MauriceMaurice Stokes Rochester Royals 20 4 11 2 5 16 2 5 10
Lovellette, ClydeClyde Lovellette Minneapolis Lakers 20 3 10 1 3 10 0 4 7
Totals 240 39 100 30 42 79 22 32 108

Eastern Conference[edit]

Head Coach: George Senesky, Philadelphia Warriors

Player Team MIN FG FGA FT FTA REB AST PF PTS
McGuire, DickDick McGuire New York Knicks 29 2 9 2 5 0 3 1 6
Arizin, PaulPaul Arizin Philadelphia Warriors 28 5 13 3 5 7 1 6 13
Johnston, NeilNeil Johnston Philadelphia Warriors 25 5 9 7 11 10 1 3 17
Schayes, DolphDolph Schayes Syracuse Nationals 25 4 8 6 10 4 2 2 14
Cousy, BobBob Cousy Boston Celtics 24 2 8 3 4 7 2 6 7
Gallatin, HarryHarry Gallatin New York Knicks 30 5 12 6 7 5 2 4 16
Sharman, BillBill Sharman Boston Celtics 24 2 8 3 4 7 2 6 7
George, JackJack George Philadelphia Warriors 21 2 7 2 2 3 2 1 6
Macauley, EdEd Macauley Boston Celtics 20 1 9 2 4 2 3 3 4
Kerr, RedRed Kerr Syracuse Nationals 16 2 4 0 1 8 0 2 4
Braun, CarlCarl Braun New York Knicks Did not play due to injury
Totals 240 30 87 34 53 53 18 34 94

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