Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Rosters

1957-1958 Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Dick Duckett G 6-1 195 0 St. John's 1957 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Si Green G 6-2 185 1 Duquesne 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
George King G 6-0 175 5 Charleston 1950 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
Clyde Lovellette FC 6-10 234 4 Kansas 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Tom Marshall F 6-4 215 2 Western Kentucky 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Monk Meineke PF 6-7 208 5 Dayton 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Jerry Paulson G 6-3 185 0 Manhattan 1957 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Jim Paxson, Sr. GF 6-6 200 1 Dayton 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Dave Piontek F 6-6 230 1 Xavier 1956 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Richie Regan G 6-2 180 2 Seton Hall 1953 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Dick Ricketts F 6-7 215 2 Duquesne 1955 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Maurice Stokes FC 6-7 232 2 St. Francis (PA) 1955 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Jack Twyman F 6-6 210 2 Cincinnati 1955 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States

1957-1958 Cincinnati Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. King R. Regan J. Twyman C. Lovellette M. Stokes
Rotation     D. Ricketts M. Meineke  
Rotation     J. Paxson, Sr.    
Rotation     D. Piontek    
Lim PT   D. Duckett T. Marshall    
Lim PT   J. Paulson      
Lim PT   S. Green      

1957-1958 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1St. Louis Hawks41-31-
2Detroit Pistons33-398
3Cincinnati Royals33-398
4Minneapolis Lakers19-5322

1957-1958 Cincinnati Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Maurice Stokes All-NBA Second Team (1958)
Maurice Stokes Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1958)
Jack Twyman Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1958)

1957-1958 Cincinnati Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Clyde Lovellette 71 36.5 23.4 12.1 1.9
Jack Twyman 72 30.2 17.2 6.4 1.5
Maurice Stokes 63 39.0 16.9 18.1 6.4
Jim Paxson, Sr. 67 26.8 9.8 5.2 2.1
George King 63 36.1 9.7 4.9 5.3
Dick Ricketts 72 22.5 7.8 5.7 1.6
Richie Regan 72 22.9 7.3 2.4 2.6
Dave Piontek 71 14.5 5.6 3.6 0.7
Monk Meineke 67 11.8 4.9 3.4 0.6
Dick Duckett 34 12.5 3.9 1.6 1.4
Tom Marshall 29 15.6 4.5 3.2 0.5
Jerry Paulson 6 11.3 3.3 1.7 0.7

1957-1958 Cincinnati Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dick Duckett was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Dick Duckett signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1957.

Si Green was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1956 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Si Green signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1956.

Jerry Paulson was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Jerry Paulson signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1957.

Dave Piontek was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1956 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Dave Piontek signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1956.

Richie Regan was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Richie Regan signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1955.

Maurice Stokes was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Maurice Stokes signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1955.

Jack Twyman was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Jack Twyman signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1955.

Acquired via Trade

George King was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Syracuse Nationals on August 15, 1957.

Clyde Lovellette was acquired in a trade by the Rochester Royals from the Minneapolis Lakers on April 17, 1957.

Jim Paxson, Sr. was acquired in a trade by the Rochester Royals from the Minneapolis Lakers on April 17, 1957.

Dick Ricketts was acquired in a trade by the Rochester Royals from the St. Louis Hawks on January 9, 1956.

Acquired via Free Agency

Monk Meineke signed a contract as a free agent with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1957.