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1957-58 Detroit Pistons Roster and Stats

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Record: 33-39, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles Eckman (9-16), Red Rocha (24-23)

PTS/G: 105.3 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.7 (6th of 8)
SRS: -2.32 (7th of 8) ▪ Pace: 118.8 (5th of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.2 (5th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.1 (6th of 8)
Expected W-L: 30-42 (7th of 8)

Arena: Detroit Olympia ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1958 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (1-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
7 Dick Atha SG 6-2 190 September 21, 1931 1 Indiana State University
8 Doug Bolstorff G 6-4 195 October 29, 1931 R University of Minnesota
24 Nathaniel Clifton PF 6-6 220 October 13, 1922 7 Xavier University of Louisiana
14-23 Walter Dukes C 7-0 220 June 23, 1930 2 Seton Hall University
6 Bill Ebben G 6-4 190 October 7, 1935 R University of Detroit Mercy
10 Harry Gallatin PF 6-6 210 April 26, 1927 9 Truman State University
9 Joe Holup SF 6-6 215 February 26, 1934 1 George Washington University
17 Bob Houbregs PF 6-7 210 March 12, 1932 4 University of Washington
16 Phil Jordon C 6-10 205 September 12, 1933 1 Whitworth
6 Billy Kenville SG 6-2 187 December 1, 1930 4 St. Bonaventure University
8 Tom Marshall SF 6-4 215 January 6, 1931 2 Western Kentucky University
15 Dick McGuire PG 6-0 180 January 25, 1926 8 St. John's University
5 Chuck Noble SG 6-4 190 July 24, 1931 2 University of Louisville
21 Gene Shue SG 6-2 170 December 18, 1931 3 University of Maryland
9 Bill Thieben PF 6-7 215 March 28, 1935 1 Hofstra University
12 George Yardley SF 6-5 190 November 3, 1928 4 Stanford University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 72 2746 7295 .376 2746 7295 .376 2093 2774 .755 5168 1264 1807 7585
Team/G 38.1 101.3 .376 38.1 101.3 .376 29.1 38.5 .755 71.8 17.6 25.1 105.3
Lg Rank 7 5 7 7 5 7 4 4 3 5 8 3 5
Year/Year 8.5% 10.3% -0.007 8.5% 10.3% -0.007 11.7% 10.5% +0.008 20.5% -9.6% 10.0% 9.3%
Opponent 72 7754
Opponent/G 107.7
Lg Rank 6
Year/Year 9.1%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 30 42 -2.35 0.02 -2.32 88.2 90.1 118.8 .380 .376 .287 Detroit Olympia
Lg Rank 7 7 7 4 7 5 6 5 4 7 4

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 George Yardley 29 72 2843 673 1624 .414 673 1624 .414 655 808 .811 768 97 226 2001
2 Gene Shue 26 63 2333 353 919 .384 353 919 .384 276 327 .844 333 172 150 982
3 Dick McGuire 32 69 2311 203 544 .373 203 544 .373 150 225 .667 291 454 178 556
4 Walter Dukes 27 72 2184 278 796 .349 278 796 .349 247 366 .675 954 52 311 803
5 Harry Gallatin 30 72 1990 340 898 .379 340 898 .379 392 498 .787 749 86 217 1072
6 Nathaniel Clifton 35 68 1435 217 597 .363 217 597 .363 91 146 .623 403 76 202 525
7 Chuck Noble 26 61 1363 199 601 .331 199 601 .331 56 77 .727 140 153 166 454
8 Phil Jordon 24 46 823 177 433 .409 177 433 .409 59 87 .678 277 32 97 413
9 Billy Kenville 27 35 649 106 280 .379 106 280 .379 46 75 .613 102 66 68 258
10 Joe Holup 23 37 607 77 221 .348 77 221 .348 55 71 .775 198 23 76 209
11 Bob Houbregs 25 17 302 49 137 .358 49 137 .358 30 43 .698 65 19 36 128
12 Bill Thieben 22 27 243 42 143 .294 42 143 .294 16 27 .593 65 7 44 100
13 Dick Atha 26 18 160 17 47 .362 17 47 .362 10 12 .833 24 19 24 44
14 Tom Marshall 27 9 66 7 22 .318 7 22 .318 7 8 .875 8 4 6 21
15 Bill Ebben 22 8 50 6 28 .214 6 28 .214 3 4 .750 8 4 5 15
16 Doug Bolstorff 26 3 21 2 5 .400 2 5 .400 0 0 0 0 1 4

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 George Yardley 29 72 39.5 9.3 22.6 .414 9.3 22.6 .414 9.1 11.2 .811 10.7 1.3 3.1 27.8
2 Gene Shue 26 63 37.0 5.6 14.6 .384 5.6 14.6 .384 4.4 5.2 .844 5.3 2.7 2.4 15.6
3 Dick McGuire 32 69 33.5 2.9 7.9 .373 2.9 7.9 .373 2.2 3.3 .667 4.2 6.6 2.6 8.1
4 Walter Dukes 27 72 30.3 3.9 11.1 .349 3.9 11.1 .349 3.4 5.1 .675 13.3 0.7 4.3 11.2
5 Harry Gallatin 30 72 27.6 4.7 12.5 .379 4.7 12.5 .379 5.4 6.9 .787 10.4 1.2 3.0 14.9
6 Chuck Noble 26 61 22.3 3.3 9.9 .331 3.3 9.9 .331 0.9 1.3 .727 2.3 2.5 2.7 7.4
7 Nathaniel Clifton 35 68 21.1 3.2 8.8 .363 3.2 8.8 .363 1.3 2.1 .623 5.9 1.1 3.0 7.7
8 Billy Kenville 27 35 18.5 3.0 8.0 .379 3.0 8.0 .379 1.3 2.1 .613 2.9 1.9 1.9 7.4
9 Phil Jordon 24 46 17.9 3.8 9.4 .409 3.8 9.4 .409 1.3 1.9 .678 6.0 0.7 2.1 9.0
10 Bob Houbregs 25 17 17.8 2.9 8.1 .358 2.9 8.1 .358 1.8 2.5 .698 3.8 1.1 2.1 7.5
11 Joe Holup 23 37 16.4 2.1 6.0 .348 2.1 6.0 .348 1.5 1.9 .775 5.4 0.6 2.1 5.6
12 Bill Thieben 22 27 9.0 1.6 5.3 .294 1.6 5.3 .294 0.6 1.0 .593 2.4 0.3 1.6 3.7
13 Dick Atha 26 18 8.9 0.9 2.6 .362 0.9 2.6 .362 0.6 0.7 .833 1.3 1.1 1.3 2.4
14 Tom Marshall 27 9 7.3 0.8 2.4 .318 0.8 2.4 .318 0.8 0.9 .875 0.9 0.4 0.7 2.3
15 Doug Bolstorff 26 3 7.0 0.7 1.7 .400 0.7 1.7 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3
16 Bill Ebben 22 8 6.3 0.8 3.5 .214 0.8 3.5 .214 0.4 0.5 .750 1.0 0.5 0.6 1.9

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 George Yardley 29 72 2843 8.5 20.6 .414 8.5 20.6 .414 8.3 10.2 .811 9.7 1.2 2.9 25.3
2 Gene Shue 26 63 2333 5.4 14.2 .384 5.4 14.2 .384 4.3 5.0 .844 5.1 2.7 2.3 15.2
3 Dick McGuire 32 69 2311 3.2 8.5 .373 3.2 8.5 .373 2.3 3.5 .667 4.5 7.1 2.8 8.7
4 Walter Dukes 27 72 2184 4.6 13.1 .349 4.6 13.1 .349 4.1 6.0 .675 15.7 0.9 5.1 13.2
5 Harry Gallatin 30 72 1990 6.2 16.2 .379 6.2 16.2 .379 7.1 9.0 .787 13.5 1.6 3.9 19.4
6 Nathaniel Clifton 35 68 1435 5.4 15.0 .363 5.4 15.0 .363 2.3 3.7 .623 10.1 1.9 5.1 13.2
7 Chuck Noble 26 61 1363 5.3 15.9 .331 5.3 15.9 .331 1.5 2.0 .727 3.7 4.0 4.4 12.0
8 Phil Jordon 24 46 823 7.7 18.9 .409 7.7 18.9 .409 2.6 3.8 .678 12.1 1.4 4.2 18.1
9 Billy Kenville 27 35 649 5.9 15.5 .379 5.9 15.5 .379 2.6 4.2 .613 5.7 3.7 3.8 14.3
10 Joe Holup 23 37 607 4.6 13.1 .348 4.6 13.1 .348 3.3 4.2 .775 11.7 1.4 4.5 12.4
11 Bob Houbregs 25 17 302 5.8 16.3 .358 5.8 16.3 .358 3.6 5.1 .698 7.7 2.3 4.3 15.3
12 Bill Thieben 22 27 243 6.2 21.2 .294 6.2 21.2 .294 2.4 4.0 .593 9.6 1.0 6.5 14.8
13 Dick Atha 26 18 160 3.8 10.6 .362 3.8 10.6 .362 2.3 2.7 .833 5.4 4.3 5.4 9.9
14 Tom Marshall 27 9 66 3.8 12.0 .318 3.8 12.0 .318 3.8 4.4 .875 4.4 2.2 3.3 11.5
15 Bill Ebben 22 8 50 4.3 20.2 .214 4.3 20.2 .214 2.2 2.9 .750 5.8 2.9 3.6 10.8
16 Doug Bolstorff 26 3 21 3.4 8.6 .400 3.4 8.6 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 6.9

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 George Yardley 29 72 2843 .414 20.6 .414 .811
2 Gene Shue 26 63 2333 .384 14.2 .384 .844
3 Dick McGuire 32 69 2311 .373 8.5 .373 .667
4 Walter Dukes 27 72 2184 .349 13.1 .349 .675
5 Harry Gallatin 30 72 1990 .379 16.2 .379 .787
6 Nathaniel Clifton 35 68 1435 .363 15.0 .363 .623
7 Chuck Noble 26 61 1363 .331 15.9 .331 .727
8 Phil Jordon 24 46 823 .409 18.9 .409 .678
9 Billy Kenville 27 35 649 .379 15.5 .379 .613
10 Joe Holup 23 37 607 .348 13.1 .348 .775
11 Bob Houbregs 25 17 302 .358 16.3 .358 .698
12 Bill Thieben 22 27 243 .294 21.2 .294 .593
13 Dick Atha 26 18 160 .362 10.6 .362 .833
14 Tom Marshall 27 9 66 .318 12.0 .318 .875
15 Bill Ebben 22 8 50 .214 20.2 .214 .750
16 Doug Bolstorff 26 3 21 .400 8.6 .400

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 George Yardley 29 72 2843 23.3 .505 .414 .498 10.2 2.2 12.3 .208
2 Gene Shue 26 63 2333 13.6 .462 .384 .356 3.1 1.6 4.6 .095
3 Dick McGuire 32 69 2311 12.2 .432 .373 .414 1.6 2.3 4.0 .082
4 Walter Dukes 27 72 2184 13.6 .420 .349 .460 0.2 2.2 2.4 .052
5 Harry Gallatin 30 72 1990 19.8 .480 .379 .555 4.2 1.9 6.1 .147
6 Nathaniel Clifton 35 68 1435 10.4 .397 .363 .245 -0.7 1.2 0.5 .017
7 Chuck Noble 26 61 1363 7.0 .358 .331 .128 -1.9 1.0 -0.9 -0.033
8 Phil Jordon 24 46 823 16.0 .438 .409 .201 0.6 0.7 1.3 .075
9 Billy Kenville 27 35 649 11.4 .412 .379 .268 0.0 0.5 0.5 .039
10 Joe Holup 23 37 607 11.5 .414 .348 .321 0.0 0.5 0.5 .040
11 Bob Houbregs 25 17 302 11.5 .410 .358 .314 0.0 0.2 0.2 .031
12 Bill Thieben 22 27 243 5.0 .323 .294 .189 -0.9 0.2 -0.7 -0.133
13 Dick Atha 26 18 160 8.9 .421 .362 .255 0.1 0.1 0.2 .054
14 Tom Marshall 27 9 66 8.3 .411 .318 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 .028
15 Bill Ebben 22 8 50 1.1 .252 .214 .143 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.233
16 Doug Bolstorff 26 3 21 2.2 .400 .400 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.004

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Walter Dukes 27 7 286 37 101 .366 37 101 .366 37 56 .661 97 4 38 111
2 Gene Shue 26 7 281 45 123 .366 45 123 .366 40 43 .930 46 33 15 130
3 George Yardley 29 7 254 52 127 .409 52 127 .409 60 67 .896 72 17 26 164
4 Dick McGuire 32 7 236 25 60 .417 25 60 .417 17 24 .708 33 40 13 67
5 Harry Gallatin 30 7 182 32 87 .368 32 87 .368 26 37 .703 70 11 27 90
6 Joe Holup 23 7 134 15 43 .349 15 43 .349 12 16 .750 36 3 20 42
7 Billy Kenville 27 7 99 18 44 .409 18 44 .409 10 18 .556 19 5 12 46
8 Nathaniel Clifton 35 7 74 11 30 .367 11 30 .367 6 8 .750 23 4 11 28
9 Chuck Noble 26 7 72 8 38 .211 8 38 .211 4 8 .500 13 6 9 20
10 Phil Jordon 24 6 62 12 30 .400 12 30 .400 15 20 .750 12 2 15 39

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Walter Dukes 27 7 40.9 5.3 14.4 .366 5.3 14.4 .366 5.3 8.0 .661 13.9 0.6 5.4 15.9
2 Gene Shue 26 7 40.1 6.4 17.6 .366 6.4 17.6 .366 5.7 6.1 .930 6.6 4.7 2.1 18.6
3 George Yardley 29 7 36.3 7.4 18.1 .409 7.4 18.1 .409 8.6 9.6 .896 10.3 2.4 3.7 23.4
4 Dick McGuire 32 7 33.7 3.6 8.6 .417 3.6 8.6 .417 2.4 3.4 .708 4.7 5.7 1.9 9.6
5 Harry Gallatin 30 7 26.0 4.6 12.4 .368 4.6 12.4 .368 3.7 5.3 .703 10.0 1.6 3.9 12.9
6 Joe Holup 23 7 19.1 2.1 6.1 .349 2.1 6.1 .349 1.7 2.3 .750 5.1 0.4 2.9 6.0
7 Billy Kenville 27 7 14.1 2.6 6.3 .409 2.6 6.3 .409 1.4 2.6 .556 2.7 0.7 1.7 6.6
8 Nathaniel Clifton 35 7 10.6 1.6 4.3 .367 1.6 4.3 .367 0.9 1.1 .750 3.3 0.6 1.6 4.0
9 Phil Jordon 24 6 10.3 2.0 5.0 .400 2.0 5.0 .400 2.5 3.3 .750 2.0 0.3 2.5 6.5
10 Chuck Noble 26 7 10.3 1.1 5.4 .211 1.1 5.4 .211 0.6 1.1 .500 1.9 0.9 1.3 2.9

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Walter Dukes 27 7 286 4.7 12.7 .366 4.7 12.7 .366 4.7 7.0 .661 12.2 0.5 4.8 14.0
2 Gene Shue 26 7 281 5.8 15.8 .366 5.8 15.8 .366 5.1 5.5 .930 5.9 4.2 1.9 16.7
3 George Yardley 29 7 254 7.4 18.0 .409 7.4 18.0 .409 8.5 9.5 .896 10.2 2.4 3.7 23.2
4 Dick McGuire 32 7 236 3.8 9.2 .417 3.8 9.2 .417 2.6 3.7 .708 5.0 6.1 2.0 10.2
5 Harry Gallatin 30 7 182 6.3 17.2 .368 6.3 17.2 .368 5.1 7.3 .703 13.8 2.2 5.3 17.8
6 Joe Holup 23 7 134 4.0 11.6 .349 4.0 11.6 .349 3.2 4.3 .750 9.7 0.8 5.4 11.3
7 Billy Kenville 27 7 99 6.5 16.0 .409 6.5 16.0 .409 3.6 6.5 .556 6.9 1.8 4.4 16.7
8 Nathaniel Clifton 35 7 74 5.4 14.6 .367 5.4 14.6 .367 2.9 3.9 .750 11.2 1.9 5.4 13.6
9 Chuck Noble 26 7 72 4.0 19.0 .211 4.0 19.0 .211 2.0 4.0 .500 6.5 3.0 4.5 10.0
10 Phil Jordon 24 6 62 7.0 17.4 .400 7.0 17.4 .400 8.7 11.6 .750 7.0 1.2 8.7 22.6

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Walter Dukes 27 7 286 .366 12.7 .366 .661
2 Gene Shue 26 7 281 .366 15.8 .366 .930
3 George Yardley 29 7 254 .409 18.0 .409 .896
4 Dick McGuire 32 7 236 .417 9.2 .417 .708
5 Harry Gallatin 30 7 182 .368 17.2 .368 .703
6 Joe Holup 23 7 134 .349 11.6 .349 .750
7 Billy Kenville 27 7 99 .409 16.0 .409 .556
8 Nathaniel Clifton 35 7 74 .367 14.6 .367 .750
9 Chuck Noble 26 7 72 .211 19.0 .211 .500
10 Phil Jordon 24 6 62 .400 17.4 .400 .750

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Walter Dukes 27 7 286 12.7 .442 .366 .554 2.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 .054
2 Gene Shue 26 7 281 16.7 .458 .366 .350 19.6 0.5 0.1 0.6 .096
3 George Yardley 29 7 254 23.7 .524 .409 .528 12.1 1.1 0.1 1.2 .219
4 Dick McGuire 32 7 236 14.2 .475 .417 .400 26.0 0.4 0.1 0.4 .091
5 Harry Gallatin 30 7 182 16.9 .436 .368 .425 10.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 .065
6 Joe Holup 23 7 134 9.0 .420 .349 .372 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 .024
7 Billy Kenville 27 7 99 12.7 .443 .409 .409 8.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 .064
8 Nathaniel Clifton 35 7 74 12.1 .418 .367 .267 8.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 .030
9 Chuck Noble 26 7 72 0.2 .241 .211 .211 12.9 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.248
10 Phil Jordon 24 6 62 15.9 .503 .400 .667 5.7 0.2 0.0 0.2 .177