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1959–60 Detroit Pistons season

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1959–60 Detroit Pistons season

Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Red Rocha
Dick McGuire
Arena Detroit Olympia
Record 30–45 (.400)
Place Division: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 0–2)

The 1959–60 NBA season was the Pistons' 12th season in the NBA and 3rd season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

Western Division Wins Losses PCT GB  Home   Road  Neutral Division
x-St. Louis Hawks 46 29 .613 28–5 12–20 6–4 27–12
x-Detroit Pistons 30 45 .400 16 17–14 6–21 7–10 20–19
x-Minneapolis Lakers 25 50 .333 21 9–15 9–21 7–14 17–22
Cincinnati Royals 19 56 .253 27 9–22 2–20 8–14 14–25
x – clinched playoff spot


West Division Semifinals

(2) Detroit Pistons vs. (3) Minneapolis Lakers: Lakers win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Detroit: Minneapolis 113, Detroit 112
  • Game 2 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 114, Detroit 99

Awards and records


  1. ^ 1959–60 Detroit Pistons
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