1959-60 Syracuse Nationals Statistics

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 Roster
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 Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dolph SchayesF-C7527411440578597533009592560002631689
George YardleyF-G7324021205546467381005791220002271473
Johnny KerrC-F7523721111436310233009131670002071105
Larry CostelloG71246982237228924900388449000234993
Hal GreerG-F70197981538818914800303188000208924
Dick BarnettG-F5712357012891801280015516000098706
Bob HopkinsC-F7516166602571741360046555000193650
Al BianchiG69125657621115510900179169000231531
Connie DierkingC-F7111195261921881080045654000168492
Barney CableF50599230875740001773300074214
Frank SelvyG-F192179436483100472000025103
Togo PalazziF-G77041138400143000730
Jim RayG4216100000200032
Paul SeymourG-F474000001000010
Totals72018103823134060026622100004636167800019398912


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dolph SchayesF-C7536.540.189.30.00.012.83.40.00.00.03.522.5
George YardleyF-G7332.945.381.60.00.07.91.70.00.00.03.120.2
Johnny KerrC-F7531.639.275.20.00.012.22.20.00.00.02.814.7
Larry CostelloG7134.845.386.20.00.05.56.30.00.00.03.314.0
Hal GreerG-F7028.347.678.30.00.04.32.70.00.00.03.013.2
Dick BarnettG-F5721.741.271.10.00.02.72.80.00.00.01.712.4
Bob HopkinsC-F7521.538.978.20.00.06.20.70.00.00.02.68.7
Al BianchiG6918.236.670.30.00.02.62.40.00.00.03.37.7
Connie DierkingC-F7115.836.557.40.00.06.40.80.00.00.02.46.9
Barney CableF5012.037.870.20.00.03.50.70.00.00.01.54.3
Frank SelvyG-F1911.438.364.60.00.02.51.10.00.00.01.35.4
Togo PalazziF-G710.031.750.00.00.02.00.40.00.00.01.04.3
Jim RayG45.316.70.00.00.00.50.00.00.00.80.5
Paul SeymourG-F41.80.00.00.00.30.00.00.00.00.30.0
Averages72025.141.478.90.00.06.42.30.00.00.02.712.4

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dolph SchayesF-C312666303028004880001088
Larry CostelloG3122472012100014200001550
Hal GreerG-F384432243001410000547
Johnny KerrC-F31045115121100259000941
George YardleyF-G3883915121000171000940
Dick BarnettG-F36438127600144000430
Barney CableF36314584002810001214
Connie DierkingC-F3322061000151000612
Bob HopkinsC-F1198233006000037
Al BianchiG2188000003300020
Totals27720334127008975001845700075329

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dolph SchayesF-C342.045.593.30.00.016.02.70.00.00.03.329.3
Larry CostelloG340.742.683.30.00.04.76.70.00.00.05.016.7
Hal GreerG-F328.051.275.00.00.04.73.30.00.00.01.715.7
Johnny KerrC-F334.729.491.70.00.08.33.00.00.00.03.013.7
George YardleyF-G329.338.583.30.00.05.70.30.00.00.03.013.3
Dick BarnettG-F321.331.685.70.00.04.71.30.00.00.01.310.0
Barney CableF321.035.750.00.00.09.30.30.00.00.04.04.7
Connie DierkingC-F310.730.00.00.00.05.00.30.00.00.02.04.0
Bob HopkinsC-F119.025.0100.00.00.06.00.00.00.00.03.07.0
Al BianchiG29.00.00.00.01.51.50.00.00.01.00.0
Averages72026.738.084.30.00.06.82.10.00.00.02.812.2


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