1959–60 Syracuse Nationals season

The 1959–60 NBA season was the Nationals' 11th season in the NBA.[1]

1959–60 Syracuse Nationals season
Head coachPaul Seymour
ArenaOnondaga War Memorial
Results
Record45–30 (.600)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finishEast Division Semifinals
(eliminated 1–2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWSYR-TV
RadioWSYR
< 1958–59 1960–61 >

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Boston Celtics 59 16 .787 25–2 24–9 10–5 28–11
x-Philadelphia Warriors 49 26 .653 10 22–6 12–19 15–1 22–17
x-Syracuse Nationals 45 30 .600 14 25–4 12–19 8–7 21–18
New York Knicks 27 48 .360 32 13–18 9–19 5–11 7–32
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1959-60 NBA Records
Team BOS CIN DET MIN NYK PHI STL SYR
Boston 8–1 9–0 8–1 12–1 8–5 6–3 8–5
Cincinnati 1–8 5–8 5–8 2–7 0–9 4–9 2–7
Detroit 0–9 8–5 7–6 4–5 2–7 5–8 4–5
Minneapolis 1–8 8–5 6–7 4–5 2–7 3–10 1–8
New York 1–12 7–2 5–4 5–4 4–9 3–6 2–11
Philadelphia 5–8 9–0 7–2 7–2 9–4 4–5 8–5
St. Louis 3–6 9–4 8–5 10–3 6–3 5–4 5–4
Syracuse 5–8 7–2 5–4 8–1 11–2 5–8 4–5

PlayoffsEdit

1960 playoff game log
Division Semifinals: 1–2 (Home: 1–0; Road: 0–2)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location Series
1 March 11 @ Philadelphia L 92–115 Dick Barnett (19) Barney Cable (13) Larry Costello (4) Philadelphia Civic Center 0–1
2 March 13 Philadelphia W 125–119 Dolph Schayes (40) Dolph Schayes (22) Larry Costello (9) Onondaga War Memorial 1–1
3 March 14 @ Philadelphia L 112–132 Dolph Schayes (31) Dolph Schayes (14) Larry Costello (7) Philadelphia Civic Center 1–2
1960 schedule

Awards and recordsEdit

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