Fort Wayne Pistons 1956-57 Season



Home ArenaWar Memorial Coliseum
108,054 attendance
3,002 average
Head CoachC. Eckman
General Manager Fred Zollner
Otto Adams
Owner Fred Zollner
After a second straight NBA Finals defeat the Pistons would be part of a 3-way tie in the Western Division to make the playoffs with a mediocre 34-38 record. In the playoffs the Pistons would make a quick exit as they are beaten in 2 straight games by the Minneapolis Lakers. Following the season Fred Zollner determined his team could no longer compete in the small market of Fort Wayne, Indiana. So he moved his team to Detroit a growing city built around the automobile industry.


1956-57 Playoffs

Lost Division Semifinals

1956-57 Standings

34-38 (.472) 3th place


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Western W L Pct GB
1 Hawks 34 38 .472 -
2 Lakers 34 38 .472 0.0
3 Pistons 34 38 .472 0.0
Royals 31 41 .431 3.0

1956-57 Draft Picks

1 / 7 Ron Sobie
2 / 0 Bruce Harris
2 / 0 Bob Kessler
2 / 0 Joe Lieber
2 / 0 John Schlimm
2 / 0 Charles Slack
2 / 0 Bill Thieben




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