Detroit Pistons Playoff Rosters

1959-1960 Detroit Pistons Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Gary Alcorn C 6-8 225 Oct 8, 1936 23 Fresno State 0 1959 Rnd 3, Pick 2, Detroit Pistons
Ed Conlin SF 6-5 200 Sep 2, 1933 26 Fordham 4 1955 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Syracuse Nationals
Archie Dees FC 6-8 205 Feb 22, 1936 24 Indiana 1 1958 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Cincinnati Royals
Walter Dukes C 7-0 220 Jun 23, 1930 29 Seton Hall 4 1953 Territorial Pick, New York Knicks
Bailey Howell SF 6-7 210 Jan 20, 1937 23 Mississippi State 0 1959 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Detroit Pistons
Billy Kenville PG 6-2 187 Dec 1, 1930 29 St. Bonaventure 5 1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 7, Syracuse Nationals
Earl Lloyd SF 6-5 225 Apr 3, 1928 31 West Virginia State 8 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 9, Pick 5, Washington Capitols
Dick McGuire PG 6-0 180 Jan 25, 1926 34 St. John's 10 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 8, New York Knicks
Shellie McMillon SF 6-5 205 Mar 11, 1936 24 Bradley 1 1958 Rnd 6, Pick 3, Detroit Pistons
Chuck Noble SG 6-4 200 Jul 24, 1931 28 Louisville 4 1954 Rnd 4, Pick 3, Philadelphia Warriors
Gene Shue PG 6-2 170 Dec 18, 1931 28 Maryland 5 1954 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Philadelphia Warriors
Tony Windis PG 6-1 160 Jan 27, 1933 27 Wyoming 0 1959 Rnd 5, Pick 2, Detroit Pistons

1959-1960 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #2 San Francisco Warriors #3 Syracuse Nationals PHI in 3
Second Round W2 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Detroit Pistons MIN in 2
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 San Francisco Warriors BOS in 6
Conference Finals W1 St. Louis Hawks W2 Minneapolis Lakers STH in 7
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics W1 St. Louis Hawks BOS in 7

1959-1960 Detroit Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Walter Dukes 2 39.0 24.0 16.5 1.0
Gene Shue 2 44.5 24.0 6.0 3.0
Bailey Howell 2 36.0 17.0 8.5 1.5
Shellie McMillon 2 23.5 10.0 8.0 1.0
Earl Lloyd 2 26.5 8.5 4.5 1.5
Chuck Noble 2 30.5 7.0 4.5 6.5
Dick McGuire 2 21.0 5.5 2.0 4.5
Archie Dees 2 9.0 5.5 2.0 1.0
Ed Conlin 2 10.0 4.0 2.0 0.0

1959-1960 Detroit Pistons Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Minneapolis Leaders
Mar 12, 1960
v.
Minneapolis
L, 112-113 Detroit Olympia
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 29. B. Howell
PTS: 40. Elgin Baylor
Mar 13, 1960
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Minneapolis
L, 114-99 Minneapolis Armory
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 27. Gene Shue
PTS: 30. Frank Selvy