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1958 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: St. Louis Hawks

1958 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Cliff Hagan (305)
TRB: Bill Russell (221)
AST: Bob Cousy (82)
WS: Cliff Hagan (2.7)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-2): St. Louis Hawks over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia Warriors (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-1): St. Louis Hawks over Detroit Pistons (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (2-1): Philadelphia Warriors over Syracuse Nationals (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (2-0): Detroit Pistons over Cincinnati Royals (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 St. Louis Hawks 11 2640 426 1055 .404 426 1055 .404 352 501 .703 787 236 335 1204 109.5
2 Boston Celtics 11 2640 422 1164 .363 422 1164 .363 332 425 .781 855 207 294 1176 106.9
3 Detroit Pistons 7 1680 255 683 .373 255 683 .373 227 297 .764 505 125 186 737 105.3
4 Philadelphia Warriors 8 1920 287 808 .355 287 808 .355 181 243 .745 548 149 158 755 94.4
5 Cincinnati Royals 2 480 69 215 .321 69 215 .321 49 71 .690 151 24 55 187 93.5
6 Syracuse Nationals 3 720 95 293 .324 95 293 .324 77 101 .762 220 36 65 267 89.0
League Average 7 1680 259 703 .368 259 703 .368 203 273 .744 511 130 182 721 103.0

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Syracuse Nationals 3 720 278 92.7
2 Philadelphia Warriors 8 1920 779 97.4
3 Boston Celtics 11 2640 1114 101.3
4 St. Louis Hawks 11 2640 1177 107.0
5 Detroit Pistons 7 1680 754 107.7
6 Cincinnati Royals 2 480 224 112.0
League Average 7 1680 721 103.0

Miscellaneous Stats

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 St. Louis Hawks 11 8 3 .727 6.4 4.6 .475 .404 .334
2 Boston Celtics 11 6 5 .545 7.5 3.5 .365 .363 .285
3 Detroit Pistons 7 3 4 .429 2.9 4.1 .435 .373 .332
4 Philadelphia Warriors 8 3 5 .375 3.1 4.9 .301 .355 .224
5 Syracuse Nationals 3 1 2 .333 1.1 1.9 .345 .324 .263
6 Cincinnati Royals 2 0 2 .000 0.1 1.9 .330 .321 .228
League Average 7.0 3.5 3.5 .500 3.5 3.5 .388 .368 .289

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 457
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 430
3. Cliff Hagan*-STL 418
4. Slater Martin*-STL 416
5. Bill Sharman*-BOS 406

Field Goals

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 111
2. Bill Sharman*-BOS 90
  Bob Pettit*-STL 90
4. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 74
5. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 68

Field Goal Attempts

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 230
2. Bill Sharman*-BOS 221
  Cliff Hagan*-STL 221
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 196
5. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 194

Free Throws

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 86
2. Cliff Hagan*-STL 83
3. Bob Cousy*-BOS 64
4. George Yardley*-DET 60
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW 56
  Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 56

Free Throw Attempts

1. Bob Pettit*-STL 118
2. Cliff Hagan*-STL 99
3. Bob Cousy*-BOS 75
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW 72
  Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 72

Total Rebounds

1. Bill Russell*-BOS 221
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 181
3. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 119
4. Cliff Hagan*-STL 115
5. Walter Dukes-DET 97

Assists

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 82
2. Jack McMahon-STL 51
3. Dick McGuire*-DET 40
  Slater Martin*-STL 40
5. Cliff Hagan*-STL 37

Personal Fouls

1. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 52
2. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 50
3. Chuck Share-STL 49
4. Cliff Hagan*-STL 48
5. Slater Martin*-STL 40
  Lou Tsioropoulos-BOS 40

Points

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 305
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 266
3. Bill Sharman*-BOS 232
4. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 202
5. Bob Cousy*-BOS 198

Field Goal Pct

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL .502
2. Jack Coleman-STL .427
3. Frank Ramsey*-BOS .425
4. Dick McGuire*-DET .417
5. George Yardley*-DET .409

Free Throw Pct

1. Larry Costello-SYR 1.000
2. Gene Shue-DET .930
3. Bill Sharman*-BOS .929
4. Frank Ramsey*-BOS .915
5. George Yardley*-DET .895

Minutes Per Game

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 41.5
2. Tom Gola*-PHW 40.9
3. Walter Dukes-DET 40.9
4. Gene Shue-DET 40.1
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 39.4

Points Per Game

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 27.7
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 24.2
3. Paul Arizin*-PHW 23.5
4. George Yardley*-DET 23.4
5. Bill Sharman*-BOS 21.1

Rebounds Per Game

1. Bill Russell*-BOS 24.6
2. Red Kerr-SYR 20.3
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 16.5
4. Walter Dukes-DET 13.9
5. Woody Sauldsberry-PHW 10.9

Assists Per Game

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 7.5
2. Dick McGuire*-DET 5.7
3. Gene Shue-DET 4.7
4. Jack McMahon-STL 4.6
5. Tom Gola*-PHW 4.0

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 27.5
2. George Yardley*-DET 23.7
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 22.6
4. Bill Russell*-BOS 21.6
5. Neil Johnston*-PHW 20.8

True Shooting Pct

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL .576
2. George Yardley*-DET .524
3. Frank Ramsey*-BOS .505
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .501
5. Ed Macauley*-STL .486

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL .502
2. Jack Coleman-STL .427
3. Frank Ramsey*-BOS .425
4. Dick McGuire*-DET .417
5. George Yardley*-DET .409

Assist Pct

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 27.5
2. Dick McGuire*-DET 26.0
3. Win Wilfong-STL 22.4
4. Jack McMahon-STL 22.0
5. Joe Graboski-PHW 20.2

Offensive Win Shares

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 2.6
2. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 1.2
3. George Yardley*-DET 1.1
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 1.0
5. Bill Sharman*-BOS 1.0

Defensive Win Shares

1. Bill Russell*-BOS 1.0
2. Bob Cousy*-BOS 0.9
3. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 0.7
4. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 0.6
5. Tom Gola*-PHW 0.5

Win Shares

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 2.7
2. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 1.7
3. Bill Sharman*-BOS 1.5
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1.5
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 1.2

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Cliff Hagan*-STL .312
2. Frank Ramsey*-BOS .235
3. George Yardley*-DET .219
4. Neil Johnston*-PHW .188
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW .182