1959-60 Syracuse Nationals Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-30
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 1-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia Warriors 2-1
Coach: Paul Seymour (45-30)
Location: Syracuse, New York
Attendance: 110,000, Avg. 3,667 in 30 home dates
1959-60 Syracuse Nationals Statistics
1959-60 Syracuse Nationals Results

The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 45 wins and 30 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Nationals racked up 8,917 points and allowed 8,720. Dolph Schayes scored a team-best 1,689 points for Syracuse, and George Yardley contributed 19 or more per game also. Dolph Schayes accounted for 959 rebounds. Larry Costello dished out 449 assists for the squad.

Paul Seymour coached the team. The 1959-60 Syracuse Nationals lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dick BarnettG-FOctober 2, 19366'4"190Tennessee StateGary, IN USA
Al BianchiGMarch 26, 19326'3"185Bowling GreenLong Island City, NY USA
Barney CableFJuly 29, 19356'7"175BradleyMonaca, PA USA
Larry CostelloGJuly 2, 19316'1"185NiagaraMinoa, NY USA
Connie DierkingC-FOctober 2, 19366'9"222CincinnatiBrooklyn, NY USA
Hal GreerG-FJune 26, 19366'2"175MarshallHuntington, WV USA
Bob HopkinsC-FNovember 3, 19346'8"205GramblingJonesboro, LA USA
Johnny KerrC-FAugust 17, 19326'9"230IllinoisChicago, IL USA
Togo PalazziF-GAugust 8, 19326'4"205Holy CrossUnion Hill, NJ USA
Jim RayGJanuary 12, 19346'0"180Toledo
Dolph SchayesF-CMay 19, 19286'7"195NYUNew York, NY USA
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180FurmanCorbin, KY USA
Paul SeymourG-FJanuary 30, 19286'1"180ToledoToledo, OH USA
George YardleyF-GNovember 3, 19286'5"190StanfordHollywood, CA USA