1959–60 Detroit Pistons season

The 1959–60 NBA season was the Pistons' 12th season in the NBA and third season in the city of Detroit.[1]

1959–60 Detroit Pistons season
Head coachRed Rocha
Dick McGuire
ArenaDetroit Olympia
Results
Record30–45 (.400)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finishWest Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0–2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWJBK
RadioWXYZ
< 1958–59 1960–61 >

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

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. opponentsEdit

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

PlayoffsEdit

West Division SemifinalsEdit

(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 recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit