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1958-59 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1959-60  1958-59 1957-58

Champ: Boston Celtics
MVP: Bob Pettit
Rookie of the Year: Elgin Baylor

Eastern
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Boston Celtics 52 20 .722 0 8379 7913 26 4 13 15 .0 .0 .0
New York Knicks 40 32 .556 12 7943 7927 21 9 15 15 .0 .0 .0
Syracuse Nationals 35 37 .486 17 8146 7855 19 12 12 17 .0 .0 .0
Philadelphia Warriors 32 40 .444 20 7435 7654 17 9 7 24 .0 .0 .0
Western
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
St. Louis Hawks 49 23 .681 0 7830 7567 28 3 14 15 .0 .0 .0
Minneapolis Lakers 33 39 .458 16 7629 7726 15 7 9 17 .0 .0 .0
Detroit Pistons 28 44 .389 21 7565 7675 13 17 8 20 .0 .0 .0
Cincinnati Royals 19 53 .264 30 7421 8064 9 19 2 25 .0 .0 .0

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
BOS 0.0 116.4 8379 3208 8116 .395 1963 2563 .766 0 0 .000 0 5601 77.8 1568 21.8 0 0 0 1769 0.0
SYR 0.0 113.1 8146 3050 7490 .407 2046 2642 .774 0 0 .000 0 4900 68.1 1340 18.6 0 0 0 1961 0.0
NYK 0.0 110.3 7943 2863 7170 .399 2217 2802 .791 0 0 .000 0 4091 56.8 1383 19.2 0 0 0 1899 0.0
STL 0.0 108.8 7830 2879 7015 .410 2072 2757 .752 0 0 .000 0 5045 70.1 1567 21.8 0 0 0 1937 0.0
MIE 0.0 106.0 7629 2779 7084 .392 2071 2718 .762 0 0 .000 0 5149 71.5 1373 19.1 0 0 0 1874 0.0
DET 0.0 105.1 7565 2811 7305 .385 1943 2627 .740 0 0 .000 0 4860 67.5 1317 18.3 0 0 0 1881 0.0
PH1 0.0 103.3 7435 2826 7423 .381 1783 2425 .735 0 0 .000 0 4910 68.2 1375 19.1 0 0 0 1776 0.0
CIN 0.0 103.1 7421 2854 7340 .389 1713 2375 .721 0 0 .000 0 4887 67.9 1369 19.0 0 0 0 1855 0.0

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
STL 0.0 105.1 7567 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
PH1 0.0 106.3 7654 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
DET 0.0 106.6 7675 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
MIE 0.0 107.3 7726 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
SYR 0.0 109.1 7855 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
BOS 0.0 109.9 7913 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
NYK 0.0 110.1 7927 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
CIN 0.0 112.0 8064 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Bill Russell - BOS2979
2.Bob Pettit - STL2873
3.Elgin Baylor - MIE2855
4.Paul Arizin - PH12799
5.Larry Costello - SYR2750
6.Gene Shue - DET2745
7.Woody Sauldsberry - PH12743
8.Jack Twyman - CIN2713
9.Cliff Hagan - STL2702
10.Johnny Kerr - SYR2671
Total Points
1.Bob Pettit - STL2105
2.Jack Twyman - CIN1857
3.Paul Arizin - PH11851
4.Elgin Baylor - MIE1742
5.Cliff Hagan - STL1707
6.Dolph Schayes - SYR1534
7.Ken Sears - NYK1488
8.Bill Sharman - BOS1466
9.Bob Cousy - BOS1297
10.Richie Guerin - NYK1291
Points per Game
1.Bob Pettit - STL29.2
2.Paul Arizin - PH126.4
3.Jack Twyman - CIN25.8
4.Elgin Baylor - MIE24.9
5.Cliff Hagan - STL23.7
6.Dolph Schayes - SYR21.3
7.Ken Sears - NYK21.0
8.Bill Sharman - BOS20.4
9.Bob Cousy - BOS20.0
10.George Yardley - DET19.8
Field Goals
1.Bob Pettit - STL719
2.Jack Twyman - CIN710
3.Cliff Hagan - STL646
4.Paul Arizin - PH1632
5.Elgin Baylor - MIE605
6.Bill Sharman - BOS562
7.Dolph Schayes - SYR504
8.Johnny Kerr - SYR502
9.Woody Sauldsberry - PH1501
10.Ken Sears - NYK491
Field Goal Attempts
1.Jack Twyman - CIN1691
2.Bob Pettit - STL1640
3.Elgin Baylor - MIE1482
4.Paul Arizin - PH11466
5.Cliff Hagan - STL1417
6.Woody Sauldsberry - PH11380
7.Bill Sharman - BOS1377
8.Dolph Schayes - SYR1304
9.Bob Cousy - BOS1260
10.Gene Shue - DET1197
Field Goal Percentage
1.Ken Sears - NYK0.490
2.Bill Russell - BOS0.457
3.Cliff Hagan - STL0.456
4.Hal Greer - SYR0.454
Clyde Lovellette - STL0.454
6.Johnny Kerr - SYR0.441
7.Bob Pettit - STL0.438
8.Larry Costello - SYR0.437
9.Sam Jones - BOS0.434
10.Paul Arizin - PH10.431
Free Throws
1.Bob Pettit - STL667
2.Paul Arizin - PH1587
3.Elgin Baylor - MIE532
4.Dolph Schayes - SYR526
5.Ken Sears - NYK506
6.Jack Twyman - CIN437
7.Cliff Hagan - STL415
8.Richie Guerin - NYK405
9.Bill Sharman - BOS342
10.Frank Ramsey - BOS341
Free Throw Attempts
1.Bob Pettit - STL879
2.Paul Arizin - PH1722
3.Elgin Baylor - MIE685
4.Dolph Schayes - SYR609
5.Ken Sears - NYK588
6.Jack Twyman - CIN558
7.Cliff Hagan - STL536
8.Richie Guerin - NYK505
9.Walter Dukes - DET452
10.Frank Ramsey - BOS436
Free Throw Percentage
1.Bill Sharman - BOS0.932
2.Dolph Schayes - SYR0.864
3.Ken Sears - NYK0.861
4.Bob Cousy - BOS0.855
5.Willie Naulls - NYK0.830
6.Clyde Lovellette - STL0.820
7.Paul Arizin - PH10.813
8.Vern Mikkelsen - MIE0.806
9.Gene Shue - DET0.803
10.Larry Costello - SYR0.802
Richie Guerin - NYK0.802
Total Rebounds
1.Bill Russell - BOS1612
2.Bob Pettit - STL1182
3.Elgin Baylor - MIE1050
4.Johnny Kerr - SYR1008
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR962
6.Walter Dukes - DET958
7.Woody Sauldsberry - PH1826
8.Cliff Hagan - STL783
9.Joe Graboski - PH1751
10.Willie Naulls - NYK723
Rebounds per Game
1.Bill Russell - BOS23.0
2.Bob Pettit - STL16.4
3.Elgin Baylor - MIE15.0
4.Johnny Kerr - SYR14.0
5.Dolph Schayes - SYR13.4
6.Walter Dukes - DET13.3
7.Woody Sauldsberry - PH111.5
8.Tom Gola - PH111.1
9.Cliff Hagan - STL10.9
10.Willie Naulls - NYK10.6
Assists
1.Bob Cousy - BOS557
2.Dick Mcguire - DET443
3.Larry Costello - SYR379
4.Richie Guerin - NYK364
5.Carl Braun - NYK349
6.Slater Martin - STL336
7.Jack Mcmahon - STL298
8.Elgin Baylor - MIE287
9.Tom Gola - PH1269
10.Guy Rodgers - PH1261
Assists per Game
1.Bob Cousy - BOS8.6
2.Dick Mcguire - DET6.2
3.Larry Costello - SYR5.4
4.Richie Guerin - NYK5.1
5.Carl Braun - NYK4.8
6.Slater Martin - STL4.7
7.Tom Gola - PH14.2
8.Elgin Baylor - MIE4.1
Jack Mcmahon - STL4.1
10.Cliff Hagan - STL3.4
Personal Fouls
1.Walter Dukes - DET332
2.Earl Lloyd - DET291
3.Jim Loscutoff - BOS285
4.Dolph Schayes - SYR280
5.Jack Twyman - CIN277
6.Woody Sauldsberry - PH1276
7.Ray Felix - NYK275
Cliff Hagan - STL275
9.Tom Heinsohn - BOS271
10.Elgin Baylor - MIE270

All-Stars
EastWest
Paul Arizin
Larry Costello
Bob Cousy
Richie Guerin
John Kerr
Bill Russell
Woody Sauldsbery
Dolph Schayes
Ken Sears
Bill Sharman
Elgin Baylor
Larry Foust
Dick Garmaker
Cliff Hagan
Slater Martin
Dick McGuire
Bob Pettit
Gene Shue
Jack Twyman
George Yardley

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Elgin Baylor - MIE
Bob Cousy - BOS
Bob Pettit - STL
Bill Russell - BOS
Bill Sharman - BOS

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