Syracuse Nationals in History

Events in Sport

  • 1949-11-24 Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
  • 1950-04-23 4th NBA Championship: Min Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 2
  • 1954-04-12 8th NBA Championship: Min Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 3

Sports record brokenNBA Record

1958-01-12 Syracuse National Dolph Schayes sets NBA record at 11,770 points

NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes
NBA Power Forward and Coach
Dolph Schayes

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestDolph Schayes

1928-05-19 Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers) and coach, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes
NBA Power Forward and Coach
Dolph Schayes

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestDolph Schayes

2015-12-10 Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers) and coach, dies of cancer at 87

NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes
NBA Power Forward and Coach
Dolph Schayes