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1958-59 Syracuse Nationals Schedule and Results

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Record: 35-37, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Seymour (35-37)

PTS/G: 113.1 (2nd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.1 (5th of 8)
SRS: 3.74 (2nd of 8) ▪ Pace: 121.0 (2nd of 8)
Off Rtg: 92.5 (3rd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.2 (2nd of 8)
Expected W-L: 45-27 (2nd of 8)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1959 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Oct 19, 1958 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 103 94 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 25, 1958 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 109 110 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Nov 1, 1958 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 130 108 2 1 W 1
4 Wed, Nov 5, 1958 Box Score Boston Celtics L 115 117 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 8, 1958 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 103 98 3 2 W 1
6 Sun, Nov 9, 1958 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 101 97 4 2 W 2
7 Wed, Nov 12, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 116 115 5 2 W 3
8 Fri, Nov 14, 1958 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 111 109 6 2 W 4
9 Sat, Nov 15, 1958 Box Score New York Knicks L 92 96 6 3 L 1
10 Tue, Nov 18, 1958 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 120 94 7 3 W 1
11 Thu, Nov 20, 1958 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 102 121 7 4 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 22, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 114 7 5 L 2
13 Sun, Nov 23, 1958 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 107 110 7 6 L 3
14 Wed, Nov 26, 1958 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 107 112 7 7 L 4
15 Thu, Nov 27, 1958 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 98 107 7 8 L 5
16 Fri, Nov 28, 1958 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 93 101 7 9 L 6
17 Sat, Nov 29, 1958 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 105 108 7 10 L 7
18 Thu, Dec 4, 1958 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 114 116 7 11 L 8 at Philadelphia, PA
19 Sat, Dec 6, 1958 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 101 92 8 11 W 1
20 Sun, Dec 7, 1958 Box Score Boston Celtics W 108 104 9 11 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Dec 9, 1958 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 106 90 10 11 W 3 at New York, NY
22 Wed, Dec 10, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 97 94 11 11 W 4
23 Thu, Dec 11, 1958 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W OT 101 99 12 11 W 5
24 Sat, Dec 13, 1958 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 115 100 13 11 W 6
25 Sun, Dec 14, 1958 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 101 95 14 11 W 7
26 Tue, Dec 16, 1958 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 104 108 14 12 L 1 at New York, NY
27 Sat, Dec 20, 1958 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L OT 120 121 14 13 L 2
28 Sun, Dec 21, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 94 108 14 14 L 3
29 Sat, Dec 27, 1958 Box Score New York Knicks L 102 106 14 15 L 4
30 Mon, Dec 29, 1958 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 105 107 14 16 L 5
31 Tue, Dec 30, 1958 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 113 118 14 17 L 6 at Philadelphia, PA
32 Thu, Jan 1, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 105 106 14 18 L 7
33 Fri, Jan 2, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 117 107 15 18 W 1
34 Sun, Jan 4, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 118 94 16 18 W 2
35 Tue, Jan 6, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 118 16 19 L 1
36 Wed, Jan 7, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 111 99 17 19 W 1
37 Thu, Jan 8, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 3OT 145 138 18 19 W 2
38 Sun, Jan 11, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 127 110 19 19 W 3
39 Wed, Jan 14, 1959 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 119 104 20 19 W 4 at Boston, MA
40 Thu, Jan 15, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 111 105 21 19 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 16, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 89 102 21 20 L 1
42 Sun, Jan 18, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks L 118 120 21 21 L 2
43 Wed, Jan 21, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics W 134 112 22 21 W 1
44 Sat, Jan 24, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 123 102 23 21 W 2
45 Sun, Jan 25, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 104 109 23 22 L 1
46 Tue, Jan 27, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 121 107 24 22 W 1
47 Wed, Jan 28, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 109 112 24 23 L 1
48 Thu, Jan 29, 1959 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 117 91 25 23 W 1 at Houston, TX
49 Sat, Jan 31, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks L 117 119 25 24 L 1 at Boston, MA
50 Sun, Feb 1, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 137 139 25 25 L 2
51 Tue, Feb 3, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 114 115 25 26 L 3
52 Wed, Feb 4, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 111 113 25 27 L 4
53 Thu, Feb 5, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks L 98 111 25 28 L 5 at Philadelphia, PA
54 Fri, Feb 6, 1959 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 122 103 26 28 W 1 at Boston, MA
55 Sun, Feb 8, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 113 104 27 28 W 2
56 Mon, Feb 9, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 94 99 27 29 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
57 Wed, Feb 11, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons L OT 114 118 27 30 L 2
58 Sat, Feb 14, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 121 124 27 31 L 3
59 Sun, Feb 15, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 121 101 28 31 W 1
60 Thu, Feb 19, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics W 113 105 29 31 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 21, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 112 113 29 32 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 22, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 139 108 30 32 W 1
63 Tue, Feb 24, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 109 113 30 33 L 1 at New York, NY
64 Thu, Feb 26, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 130 111 31 33 W 1
65 Fri, Feb 27, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 113 128 31 34 L 1
66 Sun, Mar 1, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 140 115 32 34 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 3, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 127 120 33 34 W 2
68 Wed, Mar 4, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 120 33 35 L 1
69 Thu, Mar 5, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics W 142 118 34 35 W 1
70 Fri, Mar 6, 1959 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 114 118 34 36 L 1 at Hershey, PA
71 Sun, Mar 8, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 133 103 35 36 W 1
72 Wed, Mar 11, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L OT 130 132 35 37 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Mar 13, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 129 123 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Mar 15, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 131 115 2 0 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
3 Wed, Mar 18, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 109 131 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Mar 21, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics W 120 118 3 1 W 1
5 Sun, Mar 22, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 111 133 3 2 L 1
6 Wed, Mar 25, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics W 119 107 4 2 W 1
7 Sat, Mar 28, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 129 4 3 L 1
8 Sun, Mar 29, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics W 133 121 5 3 W 1
9 Wed, Apr 1, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 125 130 5 4 L 1