1959-60 Detroit Pistons Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 30-45
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Minneapolis Lakers 2-0
Coach: Red Rocha (13-21)
Coach: Dick McGuire (17-24)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 178,007, Avg. 5,742 in 31 home dates
1959-60 Detroit Pistons Statistics
1959-60 Detroit Pistons Roster

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. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Pistons racked up 8,367 points and surrendered 8,624. Gene Shue tossed in a team-best 1,712 points for Detroit, while Walter Dukes contributed 883 boards. Dick McGuire dished out 358 assists for the squad.

Red Rocha and Dick McGuire coached the team. The 1959-60 Detroit Pistons lost in the division semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8367
Regular Season Points Against: 8624

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 18, 1959 Detroit Pistons 106 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 24, 1959 Detroit Pistons 103 at Cincinnati Royals 108 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
October 28, 1959 Syracuse Nationals 102 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
October 31, 1959 Detroit Pistons 112 at Philadelphia Warriors 120 L 1-0 1-2 2-2
November 4, 1959 New York Knicks 107 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 1-1 1-2 2-3
November 6, 1959 Detroit Pistons 118 at Minneapolis Lakers 113 W 1-1 2-2 3-3 2OT
November 7, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at Detroit Pistons 111 L 1-2 2-2 3-4 OT
November 8, 1959 Detroit Pistons 107 at Syracuse Nationals 118 L 1-2 2-3 3-5
November 10, 1959 Boston Celtics 128 at Detroit Pistons 109 L 1-3 2-3 3-6 at St Louis, MO
November 11, 1959 Philadelphia Warriors 119 at Detroit Pistons 105 L 1-4 2-3 3-7
November 12, 1959 Detroit Pistons 107 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 W 1-4 3-3 4-7 at New York, NY
November 14, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 103 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 2-4 3-3 5-7
November 15, 1959 Detroit Pistons 103 at New York Knicks 94 W 2-4 4-3 6-7
November 17, 1959 Boston Celtics 132 at Detroit Pistons 129 L 2-5 4-3 6-8 2OT
November 18, 1959 Detroit Pistons 110 at Cincinnati Royals 93 W 2-5 5-3 7-8 at Indianapolis, IN
November 20, 1959 Detroit Pistons 85 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 L 2-5 5-4 7-9
November 21, 1959 Detroit Pistons 109 at St. Louis Hawks 107 W 2-5 6-4 8-9
November 22, 1959 New York Knicks 104 at Detroit Pistons 115 W 3-5 6-4 9-9
November 24, 1959 Detroit Pistons 104 at Cincinnati Royals 91 W 3-5 7-4 10-9 at New York, NY
November 25, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 104 at Detroit Pistons 97 L 3-6 7-4 10-10
November 28, 1959 Detroit Pistons 110 at Boston Celtics 136 L 3-6 7-5 10-11
December 4, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 101 at Detroit Pistons 120 W 4-6 7-5 11-11
December 5, 1959 Detroit Pistons 108 at New York Knicks 124 L 4-6 7-6 11-12
December 6, 1959 Detroit Pistons 116 at Philadelphia Warriors 118 L 4-6 7-7 11-13
December 9, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 129 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 4-7 7-7 11-14 at Boston, MA
December 10, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 129 at Detroit Pistons 111 L 4-8 7-7 11-15 at Philadelphia, PA
December 13, 1959 New York Knicks 129 at Detroit Pistons 147 W 5-8 7-7 12-15
December 16, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 107 at Detroit Pistons 106 L 5-9 7-7 12-16
December 19, 1959 Syracuse Nationals 112 at Detroit Pistons 120 W 6-9 7-7 13-16
December 20, 1959 Detroit Pistons 86 at St. Louis Hawks 102 L 6-9 7-8 13-17
December 22, 1959 Boston Celtics 136 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 6-10 7-8 13-18
December 25, 1959 Detroit Pistons 103 at Cincinnati Royals 121 L 6-10 7-9 13-19
December 26, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 108 at Detroit Pistons 105 L 6-11 7-9 13-20
December 27, 1959 Detroit Pistons 109 at Minneapolis Lakers 119 L 6-11 7-10 13-21
December 30, 1959 New York Knicks 124 at Detroit Pistons 109 L 6-12 7-10 13-22 at Philadelphia, PA
January 1, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 107 at Detroit Pistons 119 W 7-12 7-10 14-22
January 2, 1960 Detroit Pistons 113 at St. Louis Hawks 114 L 7-12 7-11 14-23
January 3, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 112 at Detroit Pistons 114 W 8-12 7-11 15-23
January 5, 1960 Detroit Pistons 110 at New York Knicks 121 L 8-12 7-12 15-24
January 7, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 120 at Detroit Pistons 105 L 8-13 7-12 15-25 at Syracuse, NY
January 8, 1960 Syracuse Nationals 118 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 8-14 7-12 15-26 at Rochester, NY
January 9, 1960 Boston Celtics 126 at Detroit Pistons 103 L 8-15 7-12 15-27
January 10, 1960 Detroit Pistons 103 at Syracuse Nationals 108 L 8-15 7-13 15-28
January 13, 1960 Detroit Pistons 114 at New York Knicks 113 W 8-15 8-13 16-28 at Ft Wayne, IN
January 16, 1960 Detroit Pistons 105 at Minneapolis Lakers 98 W 8-15 9-13 17-28 at St Paul, MN
January 17, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 110 at Detroit Pistons 115 W 9-15 9-13 18-28
January 23, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 110 at Detroit Pistons 130 W 10-15 9-13 19-28
January 25, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 127 at Detroit Pistons 117 L 10-16 9-13 19-29 at Bethlehem, PA
January 26, 1960 Detroit Pistons 121 at Syracuse Nationals 114 W 10-16 10-13 20-29 at New York, NY
January 27, 1960 Syracuse Nationals 144 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 10-17 10-13 20-30
January 29, 1960 Detroit Pistons 125 at St. Louis Hawks 130 L 10-17 10-14 20-31 OT
January 30, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 107 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 11-17 10-14 21-31
January 31, 1960 Detroit Pistons 128 at Boston Celtics 146 L 11-17 10-15 21-32
February 3, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 105 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 12-17 10-15 22-32
February 4, 1960 Detroit Pistons 121 at Cincinnati Royals 102 W 12-17 11-15 23-32
February 6, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 101 at Detroit Pistons 116 W 13-17 11-15 24-32
February 7, 1960 Detroit Pistons 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 13-17 11-16 24-33
February 9, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 113 at Detroit Pistons 122 W 14-17 11-16 25-33
February 10, 1960 Boston Celtics 153 at Detroit Pistons 121 L 14-18 11-16 25-34 at Providence, RI
February 12, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 133 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 14-19 11-16 25-35 at Dayton, OH
February 13, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 123 at Detroit Pistons 117 L 14-20 11-16 25-36 OT
February 16, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 111 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 14-21 11-16 25-37
February 19, 1960 Boston Celtics 136 at Detroit Pistons 116 L 14-22 11-16 25-38
February 20, 1960 Detroit Pistons 107 at Cincinnati Royals 110 L 14-22 11-17 25-39
February 21, 1960 Detroit Pistons 120 at Syracuse Nationals 122 L 14-22 11-18 25-40
February 24, 1960 Syracuse Nationals 110 at Detroit Pistons 128 W 15-22 11-18 26-40
February 25, 1960 Boston Celtics 121 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 15-23 11-18 26-41 at Providence, RI
February 27, 1960 Detroit Pistons 116 at St. Louis Hawks 114 W 15-23 12-18 27-41
February 28, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 113 at Detroit Pistons 111 L 15-24 12-18 27-42
March 1, 1960 Detroit Pistons 108 at Cincinnati Royals 106 W 15-24 13-18 28-42 at St Louis, MO
March 2, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 100 at Detroit Pistons 116 W 16-24 13-18 29-42
March 3, 1960 Detroit Pistons 101 at Philadelphia Warriors 110 L 16-24 13-19 29-43
March 6, 1960 Detroit Pistons 112 at New York Knicks 120 L 16-24 13-20 29-44
March 8, 1960 Detroit Pistons 101 at St. Louis Hawks 122 L 16-24 13-21 29-45
March 9, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 116 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 17-24 13-21 30-45
March 12, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at Detroit Pistons 112 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
March 13, 1960 Detroit Pistons 99 at Minneapolis Lakers 114 L 0-1 0-1 0-2


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