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1953-54 NBA Playoffs

NBA Eastern Division Semifinals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/16/1954 New York Knicks 71 Boston Celtics 93 Madison Square Garden III  
2 3/17/1954 Boston Celtics 95 Syracuse Nationals 96 Boston Garden  
3 3/18/1954 Syracuse Nationals 75 New York Knicks 68 Onondaga War Memorial  
4 3/20/1954 Boston Celtics 79 New York Knicks 78 Boston Garden  
5 3/21/1954 New York Knicks 99 Syracuse Nationals 103 Madison Square Garden III  
6 3/22/1954 Syracuse Nationals 98 Boston Celtics 85 Onondaga War Memorial  
               

NBA Western Division Semifinals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/16/1954 Rochester Royals 82 Fort Wayne Pistons 75 Edgerton Park Arena Rochester Royals Lead Series 1-0
2 3/17/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 109 Rochester Royals 88 Minneapolis Auditorium Series Tied 1-1
3 3/18/1954 Fort Wayne Pistons 85 Minneapolis Lakers 90 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne Pistons Lead Series 2-1
4 3/20/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 78 Fort Wayne Pistons 73 Minneapolis Auditorium Fort Wayne Pistons Lead Series 3-1
5 3/21/1954 Fort Wayne Pistons 71 Rochester Royals 89 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne Pistons Win Series 3-2
               

NBA Eastern Division Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/25/1954 Syracuse Nationals 109 Boston Celtics 94 Onondaga War Memorial  Lead Series -0
2 3/27/1954 Boston Celtics 76 Syracuse Nationals 83 Boston Garden  Win Series -0
               

NBA Western Division Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/24/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 89 Rochester Royals 76 Minneapolis Auditorium Minneapolis Lakers Lead Series 1-0
2 3/27/1954 Rochester Royals 74 Minneapolis Lakers 73 Edgerton Park Arena Series Tied 1-1
3 3/28/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 82 Rochester Royals 72 Minneapolis Auditorium Minneapolis Lakers Win Series 2-1
               

NBA Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/31/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 79 Syracuse Nationals 68 Minneapolis Auditorium Minneapolis Lakers Lead Series 1-0
2 4/3/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 60 Syracuse Nationals 62 Minneapolis Auditorium Series Tied 1-1
3 4/4/1954 Syracuse Nationals 67 Minneapolis Lakers 81 Onondaga War Memorial Minneapolis Lakers Lead Series 2-1
4 4/8/1954 Syracuse Nationals 80 Minneapolis Lakers 69 Onondaga War Memorial Series Tied 2-2
5 4/10/1954 Syracuse Nationals 73 Minneapolis Lakers 84 Onondaga War Memorial Minneapolis Lakers Lead Series 3-2
6 4/11/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 63 Syracuse Nationals 65 Minneapolis Auditorium Series Tied 3-3
7 4/12/1954 Minneapolis Lakers 87 Syracuse Nationals 80 Minneapolis Auditorium Minneapolis Lakers Win Series 4-3