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New York Knicks

1958-59 New York Knicks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-32
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 0-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Syracuse Nationals 2-0

Coach: Andrew Levane (40-32)

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

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 40 wins and 32 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-2. Andrew Levane coached the team. The 1958-59 New York Knicks lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Jerry BirdFFebruary 2, 19356'6"200Kentucky
Carl BraunG-FSeptember 25, 19276'5"180Colgate
Pete BrennanFSeptember 23, 19366'6"190North Carolina
Mike FarmerFSeptember 26, 19366'7"210San Francisco
Ray FelixCDecember 10, 19306'11"220LIU
Jack GeorgeGNovember 13, 19286'2"190LaSalle
Richie GuerinGMay 29, 19326'4"195Iona
Brendan McCannGJuly 5, 19356'2"178St. Bonaventure
Willie NaullsF-COctober 7, 19346'6"225UCLA
Kenny SearsFAugust 17, 19336'9"195Santa Clara
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180Furman
Ron SobieGSeptember 21, 19346'3"185DePaul
Guy SparrowFNovember 2, 19326'6"218Detroit
Charlie TyraC-FAugust 16, 19356'8"230Louisville