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1958-59 NBA Awards Voting

Most Valuable Player

Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1 Bob Pettit 26 STL 59.0 317.0 410 0.773 72 39.9 29.2 16.4 3.1 .438 .759 14.8 .246
2 Bill Russell 24 BOS 10.0 144.0 410 0.351 70 42.6 16.7 23.0 3.2 .457 .598 12.9 .208
3 Elgin Baylor 24 MNL 2.0 88.0 410 0.215 70 40.8 24.9 15.0 4.1 .408 .777 9.8 .165
4 Bob Cousy 30 BOS 4.0 71.0 410 0.173 65 37.0 20.0 5.5 8.6 .384 .855 8.7 .174
5 Paul Arizin 30 PHW 1.0 39.0 410 0.095 70 40.0 26.4 9.1 1.7 .431 .813 13.0 .223
6 Dolph Schayes 30 SYR 1.0 26.0 410 0.063 72 36.7 21.3 13.4 2.5 .387 .864 9.4 .171
7 Larry Costello 27 SYR 3.0 15.0 410 0.037 70 39.3 15.8 5.2 5.4 .437 .802 8.5 .149
8 Kenny Sears 25 NYK 1.0 12.0 410 0.029 71 35.2 21.0 9.3 1.9 .490 .861 13.3 .256
9 Cliff Hagan 27 STL 1.0 11.0 410 0.027 72 37.5 23.7 10.9 3.4 .456 .774 11.7 .209
10 Jack Twyman 24 CIN 0.0 7.0 410 0.017 72 37.7 25.8 9.1 2.9 .420 .783 7.3 .129
11T Tom Gola 26 PHW 0.0 3.0 410 0.007 64 36.5 14.1 11.1 4.2 .401 .787 7.4 .153
11T Richie Guerin 26 NYK 0.0 3.0 410 0.007 71 36.0 18.2 7.3 5.1 .424 .802 8.4 .158
11T Dick McGuire 33 DET 0.0 3.0 410 0.007 71 29.1 9.2 4.0 6.2 .427 .740 6.9 .160
14 Gene Shue 27 DET 0.0 1.0 410 0.002 72 38.1 17.6 4.7 3.2 .388 .803 5.6 .098