San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1959-1960 San Francisco Warriors Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Paul Arizin GF 6-4 190 7 Villanova 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Ernie Beck GF 6-4 190 5 Pennsylvania 1953 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 265 0 Kansas 1959 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tom Gola GF 6-6 205 3 La Salle 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Graboski FC 6-7 195 10 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Vern Hatton G 6-3 195 1 Kentucky 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Andy Johnson F 6-5 215 1 - 1958 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Guy Rodgers PG 6-0 185 1 Temple 1958 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe Ruklick FC 6-9 220 0 Northwestern 1959 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Woody Sauldsberry FC 6-7 220 2 Texas Southern 1957 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
Guy Sparrow F 6-5 200 2 Detroit-Mercy 1955 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States

1959-1960 Philadelphia Depth Chart

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

1959-1960 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics59-16-
2San Francisco Warriors49-2610
3Syracuse Nationals45-3014
4New York Knicks27-4832

1959-1960 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Wilt Chamberlain Most Valuable Player (1960)
Wilt Chamberlain All-NBA First Team (1960)
Wilt Chamberlain Rookie Of The Year (1960)
Paul Arizin Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1960)
Wilt Chamberlain Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1960)
Tom Gola Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1960)
Wilt Chamberlain All-Star MVP (1960)

1959-1960 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Wilt Chamberlain 72 46.4 37.6 27.0 2.3
Paul Arizin 72 36.4 22.3 8.6 2.3
Tom Gola 75 38.3 15.0 10.4 5.5
Guy Rodgers 68 36.5 11.6 5.8 7.1
Woody Sauldsberry 71 26.0 9.9 6.3 1.6
Andy Johnson 75 18.9 8.2 3.8 2.0
Joe Graboski 73 17.4 7.7 4.9 1.5
Vern Hatton 67 15.7 4.6 2.4 1.2
Ernie Beck 66 12.3 3.9 1.9 1.1
Joe Ruklick 39 9.8 5.0 3.5 0.6
Guy Sparrow 11 7.3 2.7 2.1 0.5

1959-1960 San Francisco Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Joe Ruklick was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1959 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. Joe Ruklick signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1959.

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 St. Louis Hawks on January 31, 1960.

Ernie Beck was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the St. Louis Hawks on January 31, 1960.

Wilt Chamberlain was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Warriors from the St. Louis Hawks on January 31, 1960.

Tom Gola with the Philadelphia Warriors on September 1, 1948. 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.

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 New York Knicks on January 28, 1959.

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

Acquired via Free Agency

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