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Detroit Pistons

1958-59 Detroit Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 28-44
Finished 3rd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 1-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 2-1

Coach: Red Rocha (28-44)

1958-59 Statistics
1958-59 Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 28 wins and 44 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-2. Red Rocha coached the team. The 1958-59 Detroit Pistons lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Barney CableFJuly 29, 19356'7"175Bradley
Ed ConlinF-GSeptember 2, 19336'5"200Fordham
Walter DukesCJune 23, 19307'0"220Seton Hall
Dick FarleyG-FApril 13, 19326'4"190Indiana
Joe HolupFFebruary 26, 19346'6"215George Washington
Phil JordonC-FSeptember 12, 19336'10"205Whitworth
Earl LloydF-CApril 3, 19286'5"200West Virginia State
Dick McGuireGJanuary 25, 19266'0"180St. John's (NY)
Shellie McMillonFMarch 11, 19366'5"205Bradley
Chuck NobleGJuly 24, 19316'4"190Louisville
Gene ShueGDecember 18, 19316'2"170Maryland
George YardleyF-GNovember 3, 19286'5"190Stanford