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1958–59 NBA season


1958–59 NBA season

1958–59 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of games 72
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) NBC
Regular season
Season MVP Bob Pettit (St. Louis)
Top scorer Bob Pettit (St. Louis)
Eastern champions Boston Celtics
  Eastern runners-up Syracuse Nationals
Western champions Minneapolis Lakers
  Western runners-up St. Louis Hawks
Champions Boston Celtics
  Runners-up Minneapolis Lakers

The 1958–59 NBA Season was the 13th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning the NBA Championship (the first of what would be 8 straight), beating the Minneapolis Lakers 4 games to 0 in the NBA Finals.


  • Notable occurrences 1
  • Final standings 2
    • Eastern Division 2.1
    • Western Division 2.2
  • Statistics leaders 3

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Division

Western Division

x – clinched playoff spot

Statistics leaders

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