1959–60 Detroit Pistons season

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1959–60 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Red Rocha
Dick McGuire
Arena Detroit Olympia
Results
Record 30–45 (.400)
Place Division: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0-2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1959-60 NBA season was the Pistons' 12th season in the NBA and 3rd 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 46 29 .613 28–5 12–20 6–4 27–12
x-Detroit Pistons 30 45 .400 16 17–14 6–21 7–10 20–19
x-Minneapolis Lakers 25 50 .333 21 9–15 9–21 7–14 17–22
Cincinnati Royals 19 56 .253 27 9–22 2–20 8–14 14–25
x - clinched playoff spot

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) Detroit Pistons vs. (3) Minneapolis Lakers: Lakers win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Detroit: Minneapolis 113, Detroit 112
  • Game 2 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 114, Detroit 99

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]