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Syracuse Nationals

1952-53 Syracuse Nationals Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-24
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 0-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 2-0

Coach: Al Cervi (47-24)

1952-53 Syracuse Nationals Roster
1952-53 Syracuse Nationals Statistics

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 47 wins and 24 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-2. Al Cervi coached the team. The 1952-53 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division semi-finals.

Regular Season Points For: 6081
Regular Season Points Against: 5775

November 1, 1952Syracuse Nationals 84 at Philadelphia Warriors 86L0-0-00-1-00-1-0
November 2, 1952Philadelphia Warriors 91 at Syracuse Nationals 117W1-0-00-1-01-1-0
November 8, 1952Syracuse Nationals 83 at Boston Celtics 106L1-0-00-2-01-2-0
November 9, 1952Minneapolis Lakers 89 at Syracuse Nationals 96W2-0-00-2-02-2-0
November 13, 1952Boston Celtics 81 at Syracuse Nationals 96W3-0-00-2-03-2-0
November 15, 1952Syracuse Nationals 91 at Baltimore Bullets 97L3-0-00-3-03-3-0
November 16, 1952Indianapolis Olympians 78 at Syracuse Nationals 84W4-0-00-3-04-3-0
November 20, 1952Milwaukee Hawks 73 at Syracuse Nationals 92W5-0-00-3-05-3-0
November 22, 1952Syracuse Nationals 68 at New York Knicks 98L5-0-00-4-05-4-0
November 23, 1952New York Knicks 73 at Syracuse Nationals 76W6-0-00-4-06-4-0
November 27, 1952Rochester Royals 79 at Syracuse Nationals 86W7-0-00-4-07-4-0
November 29, 1952Syracuse Nationals 87 at Baltimore Bullets 74W7-0-01-4-08-4-0
November 30, 1952Boston Celtics 66 at Syracuse Nationals 78W8-0-01-4-09-4-0
December 4, 1952Syracuse Nationals 78 at Fort Wayne Pistons 70W8-0-02-4-010-4-0
December 6, 1952Syracuse Nationals 82 at Philadelphia Warriors 74W8-0-03-4-011-4-0
December 7, 1952Milwaukee Hawks 67 at Syracuse Nationals 71W9-0-03-4-012-4-0
December 8, 1952Syracuse Nationals 89 at Milwaukee Hawks 101L9-0-03-5-012-5-0
December 9, 1952Syracuse Nationals 87 at Indianapolis Olympians 70W9-0-04-5-013-5-0
December 11, 1952Syracuse Nationals 79 at Minneapolis Lakers 82L9-0-04-6-013-6-0
December 14, 1952Philadelphia Warriors 83 at Syracuse Nationals 102W10-0-04-6-014-6-0
December 16, 1952Syracuse Nationals 93 at New York Knicks 98L10-0-04-7-014-7-0
December 18, 1952Boston Celtics 88 at Syracuse Nationals 83L10-1-04-7-014-8-0 at Philadelphia, PA
December 20, 1952Syracuse Nationals 77 at Boston Celtics 91L10-1-04-8-014-9-0
December 21, 1952Boston Celtics 86 at Syracuse Nationals 90W11-1-04-8-015-9-0
December 25, 1952Baltimore Bullets 92 at Syracuse Nationals 102W12-1-04-8-016-9-0
December 27, 1952Syracuse Nationals 81 at Baltimore Bullets 76W12-1-05-8-017-9-0
December 28, 1952Indianapolis Olympians 73 at Syracuse Nationals 84W13-1-05-8-018-9-0
December 30, 1952Syracuse Nationals 93 at Rochester Royals 106L13-1-05-9-018-10-0
December 31, 1952Syracuse Nationals 87 at Boston Celtics 97L13-1-05-10-018-11-0
January 1, 1953Fort Wayne Pistons 78 at Syracuse Nationals 92W14-1-05-10-019-11-0
January 3, 1953Syracuse Nationals 77 at New York Knicks 85L14-1-05-11-019-12-0
January 4, 1953Baltimore Bullets 68 at Syracuse Nationals 93W15-1-05-11-020-12-0
January 7, 1953Syracuse Nationals 114 at New York Knicks 93W15-1-06-11-021-12-0 at Philadelphia, PA
January 8, 1953Minneapolis Lakers 67 at Syracuse Nationals 75W16-1-06-11-022-12-0
January 10, 1953Syracuse Nationals 87 at Philadelphia Warriors 77W16-1-07-11-023-12-0 at Baltimore, MD
January 11, 1953Philadelphia Warriors 72 at Syracuse Nationals 76W17-1-07-11-024-12-0
January 15, 1953Rochester Royals 85 at Syracuse Nationals 109W18-1-07-11-025-12-0
January 18, 1953Baltimore Bullets 84 at Syracuse Nationals 103W19-1-07-11-026-12-0
January 22, 1953Fort Wayne Pistons 75 at Syracuse Nationals 87W20-1-07-11-027-12-0
January 24, 1953Syracuse Nationals 107 at Rochester Royals 82W20-1-08-11-028-12-0
January 25, 1953New York Knicks 97 at Syracuse Nationals 62L20-2-08-11-028-13-0
January 27, 1953Syracuse Nationals 72 at Indianapolis Olympians 76L20-2-08-12-028-14-0
January 29, 1953Syracuse Nationals 83 at Minneapolis Lakers 65W20-2-09-12-029-14-0
January 30, 1953Syracuse Nationals 68 at Milwaukee Hawks 84L20-2-09-13-029-15-0
February 1, 1953Baltimore Bullets 79 at Syracuse Nationals 94W21-2-09-13-030-15-0
February 2, 1953Baltimore Bullets 77 at Syracuse Nationals 98W22-2-09-13-031-15-0 at Buffalo, NY
February 4, 1953Syracuse Nationals 92 at Boston Celtics 105L22-2-09-14-031-16-0
February 5, 1953Rochester Royals 79 at Syracuse Nationals 83W23-2-09-14-032-16-0
February 8, 1953Philadelphia Warriors 89 at Syracuse Nationals 98W24-2-09-14-033-16-0
February 11, 1953Syracuse Nationals 78 at Fort Wayne Pistons 96L24-2-09-15-033-17-0
February 12, 1953Syracuse Nationals 81 at Minneapolis Lakers 91L24-2-09-16-033-18-0
February 13, 1953Syracuse Nationals 89 at Indianapolis Olympians 86W24-2-010-16-034-18-0
February 15, 1953New York Knicks 85 at Syracuse Nationals 81L24-3-010-16-034-19-0
February 17, 1953Boston Celtics 65 at Syracuse Nationals 84W25-3-010-16-035-19-0 at New York, NY
February 19, 1953Milwaukee Hawks 72 at Syracuse Nationals 82W26-3-010-16-036-19-0
February 21, 1953Syracuse Nationals 73 at Rochester Royals 84L26-3-010-17-036-20-0
February 22, 1953Philadelphia Warriors 73 at Syracuse Nationals 86W27-3-010-17-037-20-0
February 24, 1953Philadelphia Warriors 63 at Syracuse Nationals 74W28-3-010-17-038-20-0 at New York, NY
February 26, 1953Fort Wayne Pistons 77 at Syracuse Nationals 89W29-3-010-17-039-20-0
February 28, 1953Syracuse Nationals 74 at Baltimore Bullets 77L29-3-010-18-039-21-0
March 1, 1953New York Knicks 64 at Syracuse Nationals 79W30-3-010-18-040-21-0
March 3, 1953Syracuse Nationals 70 at Milwaukee Hawks 75L30-3-010-19-040-22-0
March 4, 1953Syracuse Nationals 75 at Fort Wayne Pistons 73W30-3-011-19-041-22-0
March 5, 1953Minneapolis Lakers 91 at Syracuse Nationals 94W31-3-011-19-042-22-0
March 6, 1953Syracuse Nationals 66 at New York Knicks 75L31-3-011-20-042-23-0
March 7, 1953Philadelphia Warriors 88 at Syracuse Nationals 87L31-4-011-20-042-24-0 at Baltimore, MD
March 8, 1953Baltimore Bullets 91 at Syracuse Nationals 98W32-4-011-20-043-24-0
March 12, 1953Boston Celtics 70 at Syracuse Nationals 84W33-4-011-20-044-24-0
March 14, 1953Syracuse Nationals 95 at New York Knicks 81W33-4-012-20-045-24-0
March 15, 1953Indianapolis Olympians 68 at Syracuse Nationals 84W34-4-012-20-046-24-0
March 17, 1953Boston Celtics 68 at Syracuse Nationals 72W35-4-012-20-047-24-0
March 19, 1953Boston Celtics 87 at Syracuse Nationals 81L0-1-00-0-00-1-0
March 21, 1953Syracuse Nationals 105 at Boston Celtics 111L0-1-00-1-00-2-0