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 third season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division Wins Losses PCT GB  Home   Road  Neutral Division
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

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1959-60 NBA Records
Team BOS CIN DET MIN NYK PHI STL SYR
Boston 8–1 9–0 8–1 12–1 8–5 6–3 8–5
Cincinnati 1–8 5–8 5–8 2–7 0–9 4–9 2–7
Detroit 0–9 8–5 7–6 4–5 2–7 5–8 4–5
Minneapolis 1–8 8–5 6–7 4–5 2–7 3–10 1–8
New York 1–12 7–2 5–4 5–4 4–9 3–6 2–11
Philadelphia 5–8 9–0 7–2 7–2 9–4 4–5 8–5
St. Louis 3–6 9–4 8–5 10–3 6–3 5–4 5–4
Syracuse 5–8 7–2 5–4 8–1 11–2 5–8 4–5

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]