1957-58 Cincinnati Royals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Detroit Pistons 2-0
Coach: Bobby Wanzer (33-39)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Attendance: 105,590, Avg. 3,641 in 29 home dates
1957-58 Cincinnati Royals Statistics
1957-58 Cincinnati Royals Results

The Cincinnati Royals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1957-58 season with a record of 33 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Royals led the league with just 7,420 points allowed. Cincinnati scored 7,322 points, worst in the league. Clyde Lovellette scored a team-leading 1,659 points for the squad, while Maurice Stokes and Jack Twyman contributed 16 or more per game, too. Maurice Stokes accounted for 1,142 rebounds. Maurice Stokes dished out 403 assists for the team.

Bobby Wanzer coached the team. The 1957-58 Cincinnati Royals lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dick DuckettGMarch 25, 19336'1"185St. John's (NY)
George KingGAugust 16, 19286'0"175Morris-HarveyCharleston, WV USA
Clyde LovelletteC-FSeptember 7, 19296'9"230KansasPetersburg, IN USA
Tom MarshallF-GJanuary 6, 19316'4"215Western KentuckyColdwater, TN USA
Don MeinekeF-COctober 30, 19306'7"208DaytonDayton, OH USA
Jerry PaulsonGJuly 21, 19356'2"185ManhattanNew York, NY USA
Jim PaxsonF-GDecember 19, 19326'6"200DaytonPennville, IN USA
Dave PiontekF-CAugust 27, 19346'5"230Xavier (OH)Pittsburgh, PA USA
Richie ReganGNovember 30, 19306'2"180Seton HallNewark, NJ USA
Dick RickettsF-CDecember 4, 19336'7"215DuquesnePottstown, PA USA
Maurice StokesF-CJune 17, 19336'7"232St. Francis (PA)Pittsburgh, PA USA
Jack TwymanF-GMay 11, 19346'6"210CincinnatiPittsburgh, PA USA


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