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Syracuse Nationals

1959-60 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-30
Finished 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 1-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia Warriors 2-1

Coach: Paul Seymour (45-30)

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

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 45 wins and 30 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-2. Paul Seymour coached the team. The 1959-60 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Dick BarnettG-FOctober 2, 19366'4"190Tennessee State
Al BianchiGMarch 26, 19326'3"185Bowling Green
Barney CableFJuly 29, 19356'7"175Bradley
Larry CostelloGJuly 2, 19316'1"185Niagara
Connie DierkingC-FOctober 2, 19366'9"222Cincinnati
Hal GreerG-FJune 26, 19366'2"175Marshall
Bob HopkinsC-FNovember 3, 19346'8"205Grambling
Johnny KerrC-FAugust 17, 19326'9"230Illinois
Togo PalazziF-GAugust 8, 19326'4"205Holy Cross
Jim RayGJanuary 12, 19346'0"180Toledo
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYU
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180Furman
Paul SeymourG-FJanuary 30, 19286'1"180Toledo
George YardleyF-GNovember 3, 19286'5"190Stanford