1957–58 Philadelphia Warriors season

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1957–58 Philadelphia Warriors season
Head coach George Senesky
Arena Philadelphia Civic Center
Results
Record 37–35 (.514)
Place Division: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Division Finals
(eliminated 1–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1957–58 NBA season was the Warriors' 12th season in the NBA.[1]

Roster[edit]

Philadelphia Warriors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 11 United States Arizin, Paul 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Villanova
G 7 United States Beck, Ernie 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Pennsylvania
G 5 United States Dempsey, George 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) King's College
G 19 United States Dunn, Pat 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Utah State
G 17 United States George, Jack 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) La Salle
G/F 15 United States Gola, Tom 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) La Salle
F/C 9 United States Graboski, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Tuley HS (IL)
C 6 United States Johnston, Neil 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Ohio State
F 19 United States Radziszewski, Ray 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Saint Joseph's
F 18 United States Rosenbluth, Lennie 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) North Carolina
F/C 14 United States Sauldsberry, Woody 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Texas Southern
F 20 United States Walsh, Jim 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Stanford
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Boston Celtics 49 23 .681 - 25-4 16-13 8-6 20-16
x-Syracuse Nationals 41 31 .569 8 26-5 8-20 7-6 21-15
x-Philadelphia Warriors 37 35 .514 12 15-11 11-19 11-5 17-19
New York Knicks 35 37 .486 14 16-12 11-18 8-7 14-22
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1957-58 NBA Records
Team BOS CIN DET MIN NYK PHI STL SYR
Boston 7–2 8–1 9–0 7–5 6–6 5–4 7–5
Cincinnati 2–7 6–6 8–4 4–5 6–3 3–9 4–5
Detroit 1–8 6–6 6–6 4–5 5–4 6–6 5–4
Minneapolis 0–9 4–8 6–6 1–8 3–6 3–9 2–7
New York 5–7 5–4 5–4 8–1 4–8 3–6 5–7
Philadelphia 6–6 3–6 4–5 6–3 8–4 7–2 3–9
St. Louis 4–5 9–3 6–6 9–3 6–3 2–7 5–4
Syracuse 5–7 5–4 4–5 7–2 7–5 9–3 4–5

Playoffs[edit]

East Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) Syracuse Nationals vs. (3) Philadelphia Warriors: Warriors win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 86, Philadelphia 82
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 95, Syracuse 93
  • Game 3 @ Syracuse: Philadelphia 101, Syracuse 88

Last Playoffs meeting: 1957 Eastern Division Semifinals (Syracuse won 2–0).

East Division Finals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (3) Philadelphia Warriors: Celtics win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 107, Philadelphia 98
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Boston 109, Philadelphia 87
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 106, Philadelphia 92
  • Game 4 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 112, Boston 97
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 93, Philadelphia 88

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Celtics and Warriors.

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

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