1953–54 Fort Wayne Pistons season

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1953–54 Fort Wayne Pistons season
Head coach Paul Birch
Arena War Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 40–32 (.556)
Place Division: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Radio WOWO
< 1952–53 1954–55 >

The 1953–54 NBA season was the Pistons' sixth season in the NBA and 13th season as a franchise.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Minneapolis Lakers 46 26 .639 20–4 13–15 13–7 19–13
x-Rochester Royals 44 28 .611 2 18–10 12–15 14–3 22–10
x-Fort Wayne Pistons 40 32 .556 6 19–8 11–17 10–7 17–15
Milwaukee Hawks 21 51 .292 25 11–14 5–17 6–20 6–26
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1953–54 NBA records
Team BAL BOS FWP MIL MIN NYK PHI ROC SYR
Baltimore 1–9 0–8 2–6 2–6 3–7 4–6 1–7 3–7
Boston 9–1 4–4 6–2 3–5 5–5 6–4 4–4 5–5
Fort Wayne 8–0 4–4 9–2 5–5 3–5 6–2 3–8 2–6
Milwaukee 6–2 2–6 2–9 3–8 3–5 3–5 1–9 1–7
Minneapolis 6–2 5–3 5–5 8–3 5–3 6–2 6–5 5–3
New York 7–3 5–5 5–3 5–3 3–5 7–3 7–1 5–5
Philadelphia 6–4 4–6 2–6 5–3 2–6 3–7 1–7 6–4
Rochester 7–1 4–4 8–3 9–1 5–6 1–7 7–1 3–5
Syracuse 7–3 5–5 6–2 7–1 3–5 5–5 4–6 5–3

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

Team W L
Minneapolis Lakers 3 0
Rochester Royals 2 1
Fort Wayne Pistons 0 4

References[edit]