NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION: 1950-1951

Standings
Eastern Division Western Division
Philadelphia 40 26 .606    … Minneapolis 44 24 .647    …
Boston 39 30 .565 13 Rochester 41 27 .603 3
New York 36 30 .545 21 Fort Wayne 32 36 .471 12
Syracuse 32 34 .485 27 Indianapolis 31 37 .456 13
Baltimore 24 42 .364 28 Tri Cities 25 43 .368 19
Washington (1) 10 25 .286           *

Note: (1) Ceased operation January 9, 1951

 

Playoffs
Eastern Division
Syracuse  2,  Philadelphia  0
Syracuse 91 at Philadelphia 89 (OT)
Philadelphia 78 at Syracuse 90
New York  2, Boston  0
New York 83 at Boston 69
Boston 78 at New York 92
New York  3,  Syracuse  2
Syracuse 92 at New York 103
New York 80 at Syracuse 102
Syracuse 75 at New York 97
New York 83 at Syracuse 90
Syracuse 81 at New York 83
Western Division                                      
Minneapolis  2,  Indianpolis  1
Indianapolis 81 at Minneapolis 95
Minneapolis 88 at Indianapolis 108
Indianapolis 80 at Minneapolis 85
Rochester  2, Fort Wayne  1
Fort Wayne 81 at Rochester 110
Rochester 78 at Fort Wayne 83
Fort Wayne 78 at Rochester 97
Rochester  3,  Minneapolis  1
Rochester 73 at Minneapolis 76
Rochester 70 at Minneapolis 66
Minneapolis 70 at Rochester 83
Minneapolis 75 at Rochester 79
Championship                                      
Rochester  4,  New York  3
New York 65 at Rochester 92
New York 84 at Rochester 99
Rochester 78 at New York 77
Rochester 73 at New York 77
New York 92 at Rochester 89
Rochester 73 at New York 80
New York 75 at Rochester 79

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Leading Scorers (By Average – Minimum  45 games)
NAME TEAM GA FG FT PTS AVG.
George Mikan Minneapolis 68 678 576 1932 28.4
Alex Groza Indianapolis 66 492 445 1429 21.7
Ed Macauley St.Louis 68 459 466 1384 20.4
Joe Fulks Philadelphia 66 429 378 1236 18.7
Paulk Arizin Philadelphia 65 352 417 1121 17.2
Dolph Schayes Syracuse 66 332 457 1121 17.0
Ralph Beard Indianapolis 66 409 293 1111 16.8
Frank Brian Tri Cities 68 363 418 1144 16.8
Arnie Risen Rochester 66 377 323 1077 16.3
Bob Cousy Boston 69 401 276 1078 15.6
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