1959 NBA All-Star Game

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1959 NBA All-Star Game
1234 Total
West 27343033 124
East 31213224 108
DateFriday, January 23, 1959
ArenaOlympia Stadium
CityDetroit, Michigan
MVPElgin Baylor and Bob Pettit
RefereesJim Duffy and Mendy Rudolph
Attendance10,541
NBA All-Star Game
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The 1959 NBA All Star Game was the ninth NBA All-Star Game.

Legend
Starter MVP  MIN  Minutes played
 FG  Field goals  FGA  Field goal attempts  FT  Free throws  FTA  Free throw attempts
 REB  Rebounds  AST  Assists  PF  Personal fouls  PTS  Points

Western Conference[edit]

Head Coach: Ed Macauley, St. Louis Hawks

Player Team MIN FG FGA FT FTA REB AST PF PTS
Bob Pettit St. Louis Hawks 34 8 21 9 9 16 5 1 25
Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Lakers 32 10 20 4 5 11 1 3 24
Gene Shue Detroit Pistons 31 6 11 1 2 4 3 4 13
Cliff Hagan St. Louis Hawks 22 6 12 3 3 8 3 5 15
Slater Martin St. Louis Hawks 22 2 6 1 2 6 1 2 5
Dick McGuire Detroit Pistons 24 2 7 1 2 3 3 2 5
Jack Twyman Cincinnati Royals 23 8 12 2 4 8 3 4 18
Dick Garmaker Minneapolis Lakers 19 2 6 1 1 2 1 2 5
George Yardley Detroit Pistons 17 2 8 2 2 4 0 3 6
Larry Foust Minneapolis Lakers 16 3 9 2 2 9 0 3 8
Totals 240 49 112 26 32 71 20 29 124

Eastern Conference[edit]

Head Coach: Red Auerbach, Boston Celtics

Player Team MIN FG FGA FT FTA REB AST PF PTS
Bob Cousy Boston Celtics 32 4 8 5 6 5 4 0 13
Paul Arizin Philadelphia Warriors 30 4 15 8 9 8 0 2 16
Bill Russell Boston Celtics 27 3 10 1 1 9 1 4 7
Kenny Sears New York Knicks 26 5 9 5 5 8 1 4 15
Bill Sharman Boston Celtics 24 3 12 5 6 2 0 1 11
Dolph Schayes Syracuse Nationals 22 3 11 7 8 13 1 6 13
Richie Guerin New York Knicks 22 1 7 3 5 3 3 1 5
Red Kerr Syracuse Nationals 21 3 14 1 2 9 2 0 7
Woody Sauldsberry Philadelphia Warriors 18 5 11 4 4 2 3 2 14
Larry Costello Syracuse Nationals 18 3 8 1 1 3 3 1 7
Totals 240 34 105 40 47 62 18 21 108

References[edit]

  • The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia. Villard Books. 1994. p. 243. ISBN 0-679-43293-0.
  • basketball-reference.com. "1959 NBA All-Star Game". Archived from the original on 24 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-12.