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Syracuse Nationals

1958-59 Syracuse Nationals Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 35-37
Finished 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 5-4
Lost division finals

Division Semifinals - Defeated New York Knicks 2-0

Division Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-3

Coach: Paul Seymour (35-37)

1958-59 Syracuse Nationals Roster
1958-59 Syracuse Nationals Game-by-Game Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 35 wins and 37 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-4. Paul Seymour coached the team. The 1958-59 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division finals.


Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C7226451304504609526009621780002801534
Johnny KerrC-F72267111395023672810010081420001831285
Larry CostelloG702750948414349280003653790002631108
Hal GreerG-F68162567930817613700196101000189753
Al BianchiG72177975628520614900199159000260719
Ed ConlinF-G57160171626121115600303115000156678
Bob HopkinsC-F6715186112462341760043667000181668
Togo PalazziF-G7110536122401581150026667000174595
Connie DierkingC-F64726290105140830023334000148293
George YardleyF-G15420199969159001042500037251
George DempseyG34410140567358001003600064170
Paul SeymourG-F21266983229260039360002590
Tommy KearnsG171100000000012
Totals684017471749330500026432046004211133900019618146

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C7236.7.387.000.8640.00.013.42.50.00.00.03.921.3
Johnny KerrC-F7237.1.441.000.7660.00.014.02.00.00.00.02.517.8
George YardleyF-G1528.0.482.000.6480.00.06.91.70.00.00.02.516.7
Larry CostelloG7039.3.437.000.8020.00.05.25.40.00.00.03.815.8
Ed ConlinF-G5728.1.365.000.7390.00.05.32.00.00.00.02.711.9
Hal GreerG-F6823.9.454.000.7780.00.02.91.50.00.00.02.811.1
Bob HopkinsC-F6722.7.403.000.7520.00.06.51.00.00.00.02.710.0
Al BianchiG7224.7.377.000.7230.00.02.82.20.00.00.03.610.0
Togo PalazziF-G7114.8.392.000.7280.00.03.70.90.00.00.02.58.4
George DempseyG3412.1.400.000.7950.00.02.91.10.00.00.01.95.0
Connie DierkingC-F6411.3.362.000.5930.00.03.60.50.00.00.02.34.6
Paul SeymourG-F2112.7.327.000.8970.00.01.91.70.00.00.01.24.3
Tommy KearnsG17.01.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.00.01.02.0
Totals684025.5.407.000.7740.00.058.518.60.00.00.027.2113.1

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C93511957810798001174100036254
George YardleyF-G933318983706000872100029226
Larry CostelloG936112154615100535400040159
Johnny KerrC-F9312142503330001082400020130
Hal GreerG-F92789339322600472000035104
Al BianchiG9192743422140029250004182
Bob HopkinsC-F920368233428006090003374
Togo PalazziF-G86744131410002160001036
Connie DierkingC-F4341229700172000511
George DempseyG5298343006400089
Totals800216094637900386327005452060002571085

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Dolph SchayesF-C939.0.400.000.9160.00.013.04.60.00.00.04.028.2
George YardleyF-G937.0.439.000.8570.00.09.72.30.00.00.03.225.1
Larry CostelloG940.1.446.000.8360.00.05.96.00.00.00.04.417.7
Johnny KerrC-F934.7.352.000.9090.00.012.02.70.00.00.02.214.4
Hal GreerG-F930.9.419.000.8130.00.05.22.20.00.00.03.911.6
Al BianchiG921.3.460.000.6360.00.03.22.80.00.00.04.69.1
Bob HopkinsC-F922.6.338.000.8240.00.06.71.00.00.00.03.78.2
Togo PalazziF-G88.4.296.000.7140.00.02.60.80.00.00.01.34.5
Connie DierkingC-F48.5.167.000.7780.00.04.30.50.00.00.01.32.8
George DempseyG55.8.375.000.7500.00.01.20.80.00.00.01.61.8
Totals80027.0.401.000.8470.00.060.622.90.00.00.028.6120.6