1951–52 Fort Wayne Pistons season

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1951–52 Fort Wayne Pistons season
Head coach Paul Birch
Arena North Side High School Gym
Results
Record 29–37 (.439)
Place Division: 4th (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0–2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1951–52 NBA season was the Pistons' fourth season in the NBA and 11th season as a franchise.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Rochester Royals 41 25 .621 28–5 12–18 1–2 22–14
x-Minneapolis Lakers 40 26 .606 1 21–5 13–20 6–1 24–12
x-Indianapolis Olympians 34 32 .515 7 25–6 4–24 5–2 18–18
x-Fort Wayne Pistons 29 37 .439 12 22–11 6–24 1–2 17–19
Milwaukee Hawks 17 49 .258 24 8–13 3–22 6–14 9–27
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1951-52 NBA Records
Team BAL BOS FWP IND MIL MIN NYK PHI ROC SYR
Baltimore 1–8 2–4 2–4 4–2 0–6 2–7 4–5 2–4 3–6
Boston 8–1 3–3 3–3 5–1 3–3 4–5 6–3 3–3 4–5
Fort Wayne 4–2 3–3 5–4 4–5 5–4 3–3 2–4 3–6 0–6
Indianapolis 4–2 3–3 4–5 7–2 4–5 3–3 2–4 3–6 4–2
Milwaukee 2–4 1–5 5–4 2–7 1–8 2–4 1–5 1–8 2–4
Minneapolis 6–0 3–3 4–5 5–4 8–1 4–2 2–4 7–2 1–5
New York 7–2 5–4 3–3 3–3 4–2 2–4 6–3 2–4 5–4
Philadelphia 5–4 3–6 4–2 4–2 5–1 4–2 3–6 2–4 3–6
Rochester 4–2 3–3 6–3 6–3 8–1 2–7 4–2 4–2 4–2
Syracuse 6–3 5–4 6–0 2–4 4–2 5–1 4–5 6–3 2–4

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

(1) Rochester Royals vs. (4) Fort Wayne Pistons: Royals win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Rochester: Rochester 95, Fort Wayne 78
  • Game 2 @ Fort Wayne: Rochester 92, Fort Wayne 86

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]