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 second 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

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1958-59 NBA Records
Team BOS CIN DET MIN NYK PHI STL SYR
Boston 8–1 8–1 9–0 7–5 9–3 4–5 7–5
Cincinnati 1–8 3–9 6–6 3–6 2–7 1–11 3–6
Detroit 1–8 9–3 4–8 3–6 5–4 4–8 2–7
Minneapolis 0–9 6–6 8–4 4–5 6–3 4–8 5–4
New York 5–7 6–3 6–3 5–4 5–7 4–5 9–3
Philadelphia 3–9 7–2 4–5 3–6 7–5 4–5 4–8
St. Louis 5–4 11–1 8–4 8–4 5–4 5–4 7–2
Syracuse 5–7 6–3 7–2 4–5 3–9 8–4 2–7

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]