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1958-59 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 28-44, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Rocha (28-44)

PTS/G: 105.1 (6th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.3 (3rd of 8)
SRS: -1.36 (5th of 8) ▪ Pace: 117.8 (5th of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.4 (6th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.4 (4th of 8)
Expected W-L: 33-39 (5th of 8)

Arena: Detroit Olympia ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1959 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1958 to June 30, 1959.
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February 13, 1959

Traded George Yardley to the Syracuse Nationals for Ed Conlin.

March 31, 1959

Traded Phil Jordon to the Cincinnati Royals for Archie Dees and a 1959 2nd round draft pick (Tom Robitaille was later selected).

Drafted Bailey Howell in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Robitaille in the 2nd round (9th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Goldstein in the 2nd round (10th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gary Alcorn in the 3rd round (18th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Lee in the 4th round (26th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tony Windis in the 5th round (34th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lou Jordan in the 6th round (42nd pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Doug Smart in the 7th round (50th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chuck Curtis in the 8th round (57th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Doyle Edmiston in the 9th round (63rd pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bruno Boin in the 10th round (69th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted M. C. Burton in the 11th round (75th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.