1958-59 Detroit Pistons Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 28-44
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 1-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 2-1
Coach: Red Rocha (28-44)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 119,351, Avg. 3,978 in 30 home dates
1958-59 Detroit Pistons Statistics
1958-59 Detroit Pistons Roster

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. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

Detroit tossed in 7,565 points and conceded 7,657. Gene Shue scored a team-best 1,266 points for the Pistons, and Walter Dukes contributed 958 boards. Dick McGuire dished out 443 assists for the squad.

Red Rocha coached the team. The 1958-59 Detroit Pistons lost in the division semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 7565
Regular Season Points Against: 7657

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 19, 1958 Detroit Pistons 94 at Syracuse Nationals 103 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 23, 1958 Detroit Pistons 103 at St. Louis Hawks 104 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
October 25, 1958 St. Louis Hawks 112 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
October 26, 1958 Detroit Pistons 100 at Minneapolis Lakers 108 L 1-0 0-3 1-3
October 31, 1958 Cincinnati Royals 113 at Detroit Pistons 120 W 2-0 0-3 2-3
November 1, 1958 Detroit Pistons 98 at Boston Celtics 112 L 2-0 0-4 2-4
November 2, 1958 Detroit Pistons 107 at Philadelphia Warriors 91 W 2-0 1-4 3-4
November 7, 1958 New York Knicks 115 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 2-1 1-4 3-5
November 9, 1958 Boston Celtics 133 at Detroit Pistons 136 W 3-1 1-4 4-5
November 13, 1958 Detroit Pistons 119 at Minneapolis Lakers 110 W 3-1 2-4 5-5 at New York, NY
November 14, 1958 Syracuse Nationals 111 at Detroit Pistons 109 L 3-2 2-4 5-6
November 15, 1958 Detroit Pistons 91 at St. Louis Hawks 102 L 3-2 2-5 5-7
November 18, 1958 Boston Celtics 115 at Detroit Pistons 102 L 3-3 2-5 5-8 at St Louis, MO
November 22, 1958 Cincinnati Royals 86 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 4-3 2-5 6-8
November 23, 1958 Detroit Pistons 124 at Minneapolis Lakers 109 W 4-3 3-5 7-8
November 25, 1958 Minneapolis Lakers 98 at Detroit Pistons 90 L 4-4 3-5 7-9
November 26, 1958 Detroit Pistons 112 at Cincinnati Royals 95 W 4-4 4-5 8-9
November 28, 1958 Syracuse Nationals 93 at Detroit Pistons 101 W 5-4 4-5 9-9
November 29, 1958 Detroit Pistons 96 at Boston Celtics 110 L 5-4 4-6 9-10
December 2, 1958 Philadelphia Warriors 91 at Detroit Pistons 95 W 6-4 4-6 10-10
December 5, 1958 New York Knicks 110 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 6-5 4-6 10-11
December 6, 1958 Detroit Pistons 99 at New York Knicks 92 W 6-5 5-6 11-11
December 10, 1958 Detroit Pistons 89 at St. Louis Hawks 82 W 6-5 6-6 12-11 at Boston, MA
December 11, 1958 Detroit Pistons 107 at St. Louis Hawks 101 W 6-5 7-6 13-11 at Philadelphia, PA
December 12, 1958 Philadelphia Warriors 95 at Detroit Pistons 97 W 7-5 7-6 14-11
December 14, 1958 Syracuse Nationals 101 at Detroit Pistons 95 L 7-6 7-6 14-12
December 17, 1958 Boston Celtics 102 at Detroit Pistons 95 L 7-7 7-6 14-13
December 18, 1958 Detroit Pistons 104 at Minneapolis Lakers 113 L 7-7 7-7 14-14
December 20, 1958 St. Louis Hawks 111 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 7-8 7-7 14-15
December 25, 1958 Detroit Pistons 98 at Minneapolis Lakers 97 W 7-8 8-7 15-15 OT at New York, NY
December 26, 1958 Cincinnati Royals 91 at Detroit Pistons 131 W 8-8 8-7 16-15
December 30, 1958 Detroit Pistons 90 at New York Knicks 93 L 8-8 8-8 16-16
January 2, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 111 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 8-9 8-8 16-17 at Philadelphia, PA
January 3, 1959 New York Knicks 106 at Detroit Pistons 102 L 8-10 8-8 16-18
January 4, 1959 Detroit Pistons 94 at Syracuse Nationals 118 L 8-10 8-9 16-19
January 6, 1959 Detroit Pistons 107 at Philadelphia Warriors 105 W 8-10 9-9 17-19
January 9, 1959 Boston Celtics 103 at Detroit Pistons 90 L 8-11 9-9 17-20
January 10, 1959 Detroit Pistons 101 at Cincinnati Royals 69 W 8-11 10-9 18-20
January 11, 1959 Detroit Pistons 100 at St. Louis Hawks 111 L 8-11 10-10 18-21
January 13, 1959 Detroit Pistons 112 at Cincinnati Royals 92 W 8-11 11-10 19-21 at St Louis, MO
January 14, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 114 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 8-12 11-10 19-22
January 17, 1959 Philadelphia Warriors 106 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 8-13 11-10 19-23
January 18, 1959 Detroit Pistons 88 at Cincinnati Royals 107 L 8-13 11-11 19-24
January 21, 1959 Detroit Pistons 105 at Philadelphia Warriors 112 L 8-13 11-12 19-25
January 24, 1959 Detroit Pistons 118 at New York Knicks 122 L 8-13 11-13 19-26 OT
January 25, 1959 Detroit Pistons 118 at Boston Celtics 119 L 8-13 11-14 19-27 OT
January 26, 1959 Philadelphia Warriors 102 at Detroit Pistons 98 L 8-14 11-14 19-28 at Bethlehem, PA
January 27, 1959 Syracuse Nationals 121 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 8-15 11-14 19-29
January 30, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 88 at Detroit Pistons 86 L 8-16 11-14 19-30 at St Louis, MO
January 31, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 88 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 9-16 11-14 20-30
February 1, 1959 Detroit Pistons 96 at St. Louis Hawks 130 L 9-16 11-15 20-31
February 4, 1959 Philadelphia Warriors 118 at Detroit Pistons 119 W 10-16 11-15 21-31 2OT
February 6, 1959 Syracuse Nationals 122 at Detroit Pistons 103 L 10-17 11-15 21-32 at Boston, MA
February 8, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 115 at Detroit Pistons 103 L 10-18 11-15 21-33
February 9, 1959 Detroit Pistons 122 at Cincinnati Royals 97 W 10-18 12-15 22-33 at Ft Wayne, IN
February 11, 1959 Detroit Pistons 118 at Syracuse Nationals 114 W 10-18 13-15 23-33 OT
February 13, 1959 New York Knicks 90 at Detroit Pistons 96 W 11-18 13-15 24-33
February 15, 1959 Detroit Pistons 94 at Boston Celtics 120 L 11-18 13-16 24-34
February 17, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at Detroit Pistons 90 L 11-19 13-16 24-35
February 18, 1959 Detroit Pistons 95 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 L 11-19 13-17 24-36
February 20, 1959 Boston Celtics 111 at Detroit Pistons 106 L 11-20 13-17 24-37 OT
February 21, 1959 Detroit Pistons 114 at New York Knicks 101 W 11-20 14-17 25-37 at Philadelphia, PA
February 22, 1959 Detroit Pistons 108 at Syracuse Nationals 139 L 11-20 14-18 25-38
February 25, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 104 at Detroit Pistons 100 L 11-21 14-18 25-39
February 26, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 106 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 11-22 14-18 25-40 at Louisville, KY
March 1, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 101 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 12-22 14-18 26-40
March 3, 1959 Philadelphia Warriors 116 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 12-23 14-18 26-41 at New York, NY
March 4, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 97 at Detroit Pistons 127 W 13-23 14-18 27-41
March 6, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 99 at Detroit Pistons 98 L 13-24 14-18 27-42
March 7, 1959 Detroit Pistons 128 at St. Louis Hawks 137 L 13-24 14-19 27-43
March 8, 1959 Detroit Pistons 120 at New York Knicks 127 L 13-24 14-20 27-44
March 11, 1959 Detroit Pistons 123 at Minneapolis Lakers 118 W 13-24 15-20 28-44
March 14, 1959 Detroit Pistons 89 at Minneapolis Lakers 92 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
March 15, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
March 18, 1959 Detroit Pistons 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 129 L 1-0 0-2 1-2


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