The 1956–57 NBA season was the 11th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning the NBA Championship (which would be the first of their 17 NBA titles), beating the St. Louis Hawks 4 games to 3 in the NBA Finals.
|Boston Celtics C||44||28||.611||-|
|New York Knicks||36||36||.500||8|
|Fort Wayne Pistons||34||38||.472||-|
|St. Louis Hawks||34||38||.472||-|
C - NBA Champions
|Points per game||Paul Arizin||Philadelphia Warriors||1,817|
|Rebounds per game||Maurice Stokes||Rochester Royals||1,256|
|Assists per game||Bob Cousy||Boston Celtics||478|
|FG%||Neil Johnston||Philadelphia Warriors||44.7|
|FT%||Bill Sharman||Boston Celtics||90.5|
Note: Prior to the 1969-70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.
Note: All information on this page were obtained on the History section on NBA.com