Mobile Site You Are Here > BBR > Teams > Detroit Pistons > 1959-60 Schedule and Results

1959-60 Detroit Pistons Schedule and Results

Franchise Encyclopedia  ▪  Previous Season ▪ Next Season

Record: 30-45, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Rocha (13-21), Dick McGuire (17-24)

PTS/G: 111.6 (6th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 115.0 (3rd of 8)
SRS: -3.45 (6th of 8) ▪ Pace: 123.1 (5th of 8)
Off Rtg: 89.8 (6th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.6 (6th of 8)
Expected W-L: 30-45 (6th of 8)

Arena: Detroit Olympia ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1960 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Oct 18, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 106 105 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 24, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 103 108 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Oct 28, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 117 102 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Oct 31, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 112 120 2 2 L 1
5 Wed, Nov 4, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks L 101 107 2 3 L 2
6 Fri, Nov 6, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 2OT 118 113 3 3 W 1
7 Sat, Nov 7, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L OT 111 113 3 4 L 1
8 Sun, Nov 8, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 107 118 3 5 L 2
9 Tue, Nov 10, 1959 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 109 128 3 6 L 3 at St. Louis, MO
10 Wed, Nov 11, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 105 119 3 7 L 4
11 Thu, Nov 12, 1959 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 107 93 4 7 W 1 at New York, NY
12 Sat, Nov 14, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 111 103 5 7 W 2
13 Sun, Nov 15, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 103 94 6 7 W 3
14 Tue, Nov 17, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics L 2OT 129 132 6 8 L 1
15 Wed, Nov 18, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 110 93 7 8 W 1 at Indianapolis, IN
16 Fri, Nov 20, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 85 105 7 9 L 1
17 Sat, Nov 21, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 109 107 8 9 W 1
18 Sun, Nov 22, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 104 9 9 W 2
19 Tue, Nov 24, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 104 91 10 9 W 3 at New York, NY
20 Wed, Nov 25, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 97 104 10 10 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Nov 28, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 110 136 10 11 L 2
22 Fri, Dec 4, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 120 101 11 11 W 1
23 Sat, Dec 5, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 124 11 12 L 1
24 Sun, Dec 6, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 116 118 11 13 L 2
25 Wed, Dec 9, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 119 129 11 14 L 3 at Boston, MA
26 Thu, Dec 10, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 111 129 11 15 L 4 at Philadelphia, PA
27 Sun, Dec 13, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 147 129 12 15 W 1
28 Wed, Dec 16, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 106 107 12 16 L 1
29 Sat, Dec 19, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 120 112 13 16 W 1
30 Sun, Dec 20, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 86 102 13 17 L 1
31 Tue, Dec 22, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics L 104 136 13 18 L 2
32 Fri, Dec 25, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 103 121 13 19 L 3
33 Sat, Dec 26, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 105 108 13 20 L 4
34 Sun, Dec 27, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 109 119 13 21 L 5
35 Wed, Dec 30, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks L 109 124 13 22 L 6 at Philadelphia, PA
36 Fri, Jan 1, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 119 107 14 22 W 1
37 Sat, Jan 2, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 113 114 14 23 L 1
38 Sun, Jan 3, 1960 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 114 112 15 23 W 1
39 Tue, Jan 5, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 110 121 15 24 L 1
40 Thu, Jan 7, 1960 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 105 120 15 25 L 2 at Syracuse, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 8, 1960 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 107 118 15 26 L 3 at Rochester, NY
42 Sat, Jan 9, 1960 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 126 15 27 L 4
43 Sun, Jan 10, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 103 108 15 28 L 5
44 Wed, Jan 13, 1960 Box Score N New York Knicks W 114 113 16 28 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
45 Sat, Jan 16, 1960 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 105 98 17 28 W 2 at Saint Paul, MN
46 Sun, Jan 17, 1960 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 115 110 18 28 W 3
47 Sat, Jan 23, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 130 110 19 28 W 4
48 Mon, Jan 25, 1960 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 117 127 19 29 L 1 at Bethlehem, PA
49 Tue, Jan 26, 1960 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 121 114 20 29 W 1 at New York, NY
50 Wed, Jan 27, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 108 144 20 30 L 1
51 Fri, Jan 29, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L OT 125 130 20 31 L 2
52 Sat, Jan 30, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 117 107 21 31 W 1
53 Sun, Jan 31, 1960 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 128 146 21 32 L 1
54 Wed, Feb 3, 1960 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 117 105 22 32 W 1
55 Thu, Feb 4, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 121 102 23 32 W 2
56 Sat, Feb 6, 1960 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 116 101 24 32 W 3
57 Sun, Feb 7, 1960 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 102 104 24 33 L 1
58 Tue, Feb 9, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 122 113 25 33 W 1
59 Wed, Feb 10, 1960 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 121 153 25 34 L 1 at Providence, RI
60 Fri, Feb 12, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 101 133 25 35 L 2 at Dayton, OH
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 13, 1960 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L OT 117 123 25 36 L 3
62 Tue, Feb 16, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 104 111 25 37 L 4
63 Fri, Feb 19, 1960 Box Score Boston Celtics L 116 136 25 38 L 5
64 Sat, Feb 20, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 107 110 25 39 L 6
65 Sun, Feb 21, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 120 122 25 40 L 7
66 Wed, Feb 24, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 128 110 26 40 W 1
67 Thu, Feb 25, 1960 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 107 121 26 41 L 1 at Providence, RI
68 Sat, Feb 27, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 116 114 27 41 W 1
69 Sun, Feb 28, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 111 113 27 42 L 1
70 Tue, Mar 1, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 108 106 28 42 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
71 Wed, Mar 2, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 116 100 29 42 W 2
72 Thu, Mar 3, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 101 110 29 43 L 1
73 Sun, Mar 6, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 112 120 29 44 L 2
74 Tue, Mar 8, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 101 122 29 45 L 3
75 Wed, Mar 9, 1960 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 117 116 30 45 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Mar 12, 1960 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 112 113 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Mar 13, 1960 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 99 114 0 2 L 2