1958–59 Detroit Pistons season

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1958–59 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Red Rocha
Arena Detroit Olympia
Results
Record 28–44 (.389)
Place Division: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 1-2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1958-59 NBA season was the Pistons' 11th season in the NBA and 2nd season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-St. Louis Hawks 49 23 .681 28–3 14–15 7–5 27–9
x-Minneapolis Lakers 33 39 .458 16 15–7 9–17 9–15 18–18
x-Detroit Pistons 28 44 .389 21 13–17 8–20 7–7 17–19
Cincinnati Royals 19 53 .264 30 9–19 2–25 8–9 10–26
x - clinched playoff spot

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) Minneapolis Lakers vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Lakers win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 92, Detroit 89
  • Game 2 @ Detroit: Detroit 117, Minneapolis 103
  • Game 3 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 129, Detroit 102

References[edit]