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1951–52 Syracuse Nationals season

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1951–52 Syracuse Nationals season

Syracuse Nationals season
Head coach Al Cervi
Arena Onondaga War Memorial
Record 40–26 (.606)
Place Division: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Division Finals
(eliminated 1–3)

The 1951–52 NBA season was the Nationals' 3rd season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College


Regular season

Season standings

x – clinched playoff spot

Game log


East Division Semifinals

(1) Syracuse Nationals vs. (4) Philadelphia Warriors: Nationals win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 102, Philadelphia 83
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 100, Syracuse 95
  • Game 3 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 84, Philadelphia 73

East Division Finals

(1) Syracuse Nationals vs. (3) New York Knicks: Knicks win series 3-1

  • Game 1 @ Syracuse: New York 87, Syracuse 85
  • Game 2 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 102, New York 92
  • Game 3 @ New York: New York 99, Syracuse 92
  • Game 4 @ New York: New York 100, Syracuse 93

Player statistics



Awards and records

Dolph Schayes, All-NBA First Team



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