San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1958-1959 San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Paul Arizin GF 6-4 190 6 Villanova 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Ernie Beck GF 6-4 190 4 Pennsylvania 1953 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
George Dempsey PG 6-2 190 4 King's College (NY) 1951 Rnd 7 Pick 9 United States
Jack George G 6-2 190 5 La Salle 1953 Rnd 13 Pick 1 United States
Tom Gola GF 6-6 205 2 La Salle 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 9 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Vern Hatton G 6-3 195 0 Kentucky 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Andy Johnson F 6-5 215 0 - 1958 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Neil Johnston C 6-8 210 7 Ohio State 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Guy Rodgers PG 6-0 185 0 Temple 1958 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Phil Rollins G 6-2 155 0 Louisville 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Lennie Rosenbluth F 6-4 190 1 North Carolina 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Woody Sauldsberry FC 6-7 220 1 Texas Southern 1957 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
Guy Sparrow F 6-5 200 1 Detroit-Mercy 1955 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States

1958-1959 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Rodgers P. Arizin T. Gola J. Graboski W. Sauldsberry
Rotation     A. Johnson   N. Johnston
Rotation     E. Beck    
Rotation     L. Rosenbluth    
Lim PT   V. Hatton G. Sparrow    

1958-1959 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics52-20-
2New York Knicks40-3212
3Syracuse Nationals35-3717
4San Francisco Warriors32-4020

1958-1959 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Paul Arizin All-NBA Second Team (1959)
Paul Arizin Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1959)
Woody Sauldsberry Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1959)

1958-1959 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Paul Arizin 70 40.0 26.4 9.1 1.7
Woody Sauldsberry 72 38.1 15.4 11.5 1.0
Joe Graboski 72 34.5 14.7 10.4 2.1
Tom Gola 64 36.5 14.1 11.1 4.2
Guy Rodgers 45 34.8 10.7 6.2 5.8
Andy Johnson 67 17.3 6.9 3.2 1.3
Jack George 46 30.2 9.8 4.6 3.6
Ernie Beck 70 14.5 5.3 2.5 1.3
Vern Hatton 42 10.8 5.0 2.3 1.0
Neil Johnston 28 14.0 6.3 5.0 0.8
Lennie Rosenbluth 29 7.1 3.7 1.9 0.2
George Dempsey 23 12.3 4.1 2.6 1.4
Guy Sparrow 23 10.2 3.8 2.5 1.0
Phil Rollins 23 10.9 3.7 1.3 1.9

1958-1959 San Francisco Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Lennie Rosenbluth was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Lennie Rosenbluth signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1957.

Woody Sauldsberry was selected as the #5 pick in the 8 Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Woody Sauldsberry signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1957.

Acquired via Trade

Paul Arizin was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the Cincinnati Royals on December 16, 1958.

Vern Hatton was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the Cincinnati Royals on December 16, 1958.

Guy Rodgers was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the Cincinnati Royals on December 16, 1958.

Guy Sparrow was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the New York Knicks on January 28, 1959.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ernie Beck as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1958.

Tom Gola as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1951. Tom Gola signed a contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1955. Tom Gola re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1957.

Andy Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1958.

Neil Johnston signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Warriors on June 1, 1951.