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1958-59 NBA Standings

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Bob Pettit (29.2/16.4/3.1)
Rookie of the Year: Elgin Baylor (24.9/15.0/4.1)

PPG Leader: Bob Pettit (29.2)
RPG Leader: Bill Russell (23.0)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (8.6)
WS Leader: Bob Pettit (14.8)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Boston Celtics* 52 20 .722 116.4 109.9 5.84
New York Knicks* 40 32 .556 12.0 110.3 110.1 0.49
Syracuse Nationals* 35 37 .486 17.0 113.1 109.1 3.74
Philadelphia Warriors 32 40 .444 20.0 103.3 106.3 -2.29
Western Division              
St. Louis Hawks* 49 23 .681 108.8 105.1 2.89
Minneapolis Lakers* 33 39 .458 16.0 106.0 107.3 -1.42
Detroit Pistons* 28 44 .389 21.0 105.1 106.3 -1.36
Cincinnati Royals 19 53 .264 30.0 103.1 111.9 -7.89

Expanded Standings

Place Division All-Star Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road Neutral E W Pre Post ≤3 ≥10 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
1 Boston Celtics 52-20 26-4 13-15 13-1 23-13 29-7 32-13 20-7 11-5 28-5 0-1 10-4 13-4 13-4 13-4 3-3
2 St. Louis Hawks 49-23 28-3 14-15 7-5 22-14 27-9 31-12 18-11 8-4 26-10 2-1 9-4 11-4 13-4 10-7 4-3
3 New York Knicks 40-32 21-9 15-15 4-8 19-17 21-15 26-18 14-14 11-5 17-15 2-0 9-4 8-8 9-8 9-9 3-3
4 Syracuse Nationals 35-37 19-12 12-17 4-8 16-20 19-17 22-21 13-16 4-17 20-7 1-1 6-9 7-7 11-7 6-10 4-3
5 Minneapolis Lakers 33-39 15-7 9-17 9-15 15-21 18-18 17-28 16-11 9-6 16-16 2-2 7-9 3-9 7-11 10-5 4-3
6 Philadelphia Warriors 32-40 17-9 7-24 8-7 14-22 18-18 18-25 14-15 7-8 10-24 1-1 7-7 5-10 8-10 6-9 5-3
7 Detroit Pistons 28-44 13-17 8-20 7-7 11-25 17-19 19-25 9-19 5-8 12-16 2-3 7-7 7-6 4-14 5-10 3-4
8 Cincinnati Royals 19-53 9-19 2-25 8-9 9-27 10-26 11-34 8-19 4-6 4-40 1-2 2-13 4-10 6-13 5-10 1-5

Team vs. Team

Rk Team BOS CIN DET MNL NYK PHW STL SYR
1 Boston Celtics 8-1 8-1 9-0 7-5 9-3 4-5 7-5
2 Cincinnati Royals 1-8 3-9 6-6 3-6 2-7 1-11 3-6
3 Detroit Pistons 1-8 9-3 4-8 3-6 5-4 4-8 2-7
4 Minneapolis Lakers 0-9 6-6 8-4 4-5 6-3 4-8 5-4
5 New York Knicks 5-7 6-3 6-3 5-4 5-7 4-5 9-3
6 Philadelphia Warriors 3-9 7-2 4-5 3-6 7-5 4-5 4-8
7 St. Louis Hawks 5-4 11-1 8-4 8-4 5-4 5-4 7-2
8 Syracuse Nationals 5-7 6-3 7-2 4-5 3-9 8-4 2-7