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Detroit Pistons

1959-60 Detroit Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 30-45
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 0-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 2-0

Coach: Red Rocha (13-21)

Coach: Dick McGuire (17-24)

1959-60 Statistics
1959-60 Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 30 wins and 45 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-2. Red Rocha and Dick McGuire coached the team. The 1959-60 Detroit Pistons lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Gary AlcornCOctober 8, 19366'9"225Fresno State
Barney CableFJuly 29, 19356'7"175Bradley
Ed ConlinF-GSeptember 2, 19336'5"200Fordham
Archie DeesF-CFebruary 22, 19366'8"205Indiana
Walter DukesCJune 23, 19307'0"220Seton Hall
Bailey HowellFJanuary 20, 19376'7"210Mississippi State
Billy KenvilleG-FDecember 1, 19306'2"187St. Bonaventure
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
Tony WindisGJanuary 27, 19336'1"160Wyoming