1956 NBA All-Star Game

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1956 NBA All-Star Game
1234 Total
West 17264124 108
East 24162430 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
Slater Martin Minneapolis Lakers 29 3 7 3 3 1 7 5 9
Mel Hutchins Fort Wayne Pistons 27 5 11 1 2 4 0 0 11
Bobby Wanzer Rochester Royals 25 4 8 5 6 5 2 4 13
Larry Foust Fort Wayne Pistons 20 3 9 3 4 4 0 1 9
George Yardley Fort Wayne Pistons 19 3 7 2 3 6 1 1 8
Bob Pettit St. Louis Hawks 31 7 17 6 7 24 7 4 20
Bob Harrison St. Louis Hawks 25 2 7 1 2 0 1 4 5
Vern Mikkelsen Minneapolis Lakers 22 5 13 6 7 9 2 4 16
Maurice Stokes Rochester Royals 20 4 11 2 5 16 2 5 10
Clyde 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
Dick McGuire New York Knicks 29 2 9 2 5 0 3 1 6
Paul Arizin Philadelphia Warriors 28 5 13 3 5 7 1 6 13
Neil Johnston Philadelphia Warriors 25 5 9 7 11 10 1 3 17
Dolph Schayes Syracuse Nationals 25 4 8 6 10 4 2 2 14
Bob Cousy Boston Celtics 24 2 8 3 4 7 2 6 7
Harry Gallatin New York Knicks 30 5 12 6 7 5 2 4 16
Bill Sharman Boston Celtics 24 2 8 3 4 7 2 6 7
Jack George Philadelphia Warriors 21 2 7 2 2 3 2 1 6
Ed Macauley Boston Celtics 20 1 9 2 4 2 3 3 4
Red Kerr Syracuse Nationals 16 2 4 0 1 8 0 2 4
Carl Braun New York Knicks Did not play due to injury
Totals 240 30 87 34 53 53 18 34 94

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