1957 NBA Finals


1957 NBA Finals

The 1957 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 1956-57 National Basketball Association season, and was the conclusion of the 1957 NBA Playoffs. The best-of-seven series was played between the Western Conference champion St. Louis Hawks and the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics. This was Boston's first trip to the NBA Finals in their franchise history as well as St. Louis's. The Celtics won the series over the Hawks, 4-3.

eries Summary

"Celtics win series 4-3"

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6 Russell !14 Cousy !15 Heinsohn !16 Nichols !17 Phillip !18 Loscutoff !19 Risen !20 Hemric !21 Sharman !23 Ramsey !29 Tsioropoulos !Coach Auerbach

Records

Celtics center Bill Russell set a rookie record for rebounds in a single NBA finals game with 32 in game 7, and averaged an NBA finals rookie record of 22.9 rebounds per game for the entire series.cite book | title = The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia, | publisher = Villard Books | date = 1994 | pages = p. 414 | isbn = 0-679-43293-8]

ee also

*1957 NBA Playoffs

References

External links

* [http://www.nba.com/history/finals/19561957.html NBA History]


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