1958-59 New York Knicks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-32
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 0-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Syracuse Nationals 2-0
Coach: Andrew Levane (40-32)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 326,674, Avg. 10,889 in 30 home dates
1958-59 New York Knicks Statistics
1958-59 New York Knicks Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 40 wins and 32 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Knicks scored 7,943 points and yielded 7,925. Kenny Sears tossed in a team-leading 1,488 points for New York, and Richie Guerin contributed 18 or more per game, too. Willie Naulls accounted for 723 boards. Richie Guerin dished out 364 assists for the squad.

Andrew Levane coached the team. The 1958-59 New York Knicks lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jerry BirdFFebruary 2, 19356'6"200KentuckyCorbin, KY USA
Carl BraunG-FSeptember 25, 19276'5"180ColgateBrooklyn, NY USA
Pete BrennanFSeptember 23, 19366'6"190North CarolinaBrooklyn, NY USA
Mike FarmerFSeptember 26, 19366'7"210San FranciscoOklahoma City, OK USA
Ray FelixCDecember 10, 19306'11"220LIUNew York, NY USA
Jack GeorgeGNovember 13, 19286'2"190LaSalleSwissvale, PA USA
Richie GuerinGMay 29, 19326'4"195IonaNew York, NY USA
Brendan McCannGJuly 5, 19356'2"178St. BonaventureBrooklyn, NY USA
Willie NaullsF-COctober 7, 19346'6"225UCLADallas, TX USA
Kenny SearsFAugust 17, 19336'9"195Santa ClaraWatsonville, CA USA
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180FurmanCorbin, KY USA
Ron SobieGSeptember 21, 19346'3"185DePaulChicago, IL USA
Guy SparrowFNovember 2, 19326'6"218DetroitPontiac, MI USA
Charlie TyraC-FAugust 16, 19356'8"230LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA