Syracuse Nationals Regular Season Rosters
1958-1959 Syracuse Nationals Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Al Bianchi||G||6-3||185||2||Bowling Green||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 9||United States|
|Ed Conlin||F||6-5||200||3||Fordham||1955 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Larry Costello||PG||6-1||186||3||Niagara||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 3||United States|
|George Dempsey||PG||6-2||190||4||King's College (NY)||1951 Rnd 7 Pick 9||United States|
|Connie Dierking||C||6-9||222||0||Cincinnati||1958 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Hal Greer||G||6-2||175||0||Marshall||1958 Rnd 2 Pick 6||United States|
|Bob Hopkins||F||6-7||205||2||Grambling State||1956 Rnd 10 Pick 5||United States|
|Tommy Kearns||G||5-11||188||0||North Carolina||1958 Rnd 4 Pick 6||United States|
|Red Kerr||FC||6-9||230||4||Illinois||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 6||United States|
|Togo Palazzi||F||6-4||205||4||Holy Cross||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Dolph Schayes||FC||6-7||195||9||NYU||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 4||United States|
|Paul Seymour||GF||6-1||180||10||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|George Yardley||GF||6-5||190||5||Stanford||1950 Rnd 1 Pick 8||United States|
1958-1959 Syracuse Depth Chart
|Starters||L. Costello||H. Greer||B. Hopkins||D. Schayes||R. Kerr|
|Rotation||A. Bianchi||T. Palazzi||C. Dierking|
|Lim PT||G. Dempsey||T. Kearns||P. Seymour|
|Lim PT||G. Yardley|
1958-1959 Eastern Division Standings
|2||New York Knicks||40-32||12|
|4||San Francisco Warriors||32-40||20|
1958-1959 Syracuse Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Dolph Schayes||All-NBA Second Team (1959)
|Dolph Schayes||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1959)
|Red Kerr||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1959)
|Larry Costello||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1959)
1958-1959 Syracuse Season Stat Leaders
1958-1959 Syracuse Nationals Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Connie Dierking was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Connie Dierking signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1958.
|Acquired via Trade
Al Bianchi was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Minneapolis Lakers on October 24, 1956.
Larry Costello was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Philadelphia Warriors on October 10, 1957.
Togo Palazzi was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Boston Celtics on December 19, 1956.
George Yardley was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Detroit Pistons on February 7, 1959.
|Acquired via Waiver Claim
George Dempsey was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Syracuse Nationals from the Philadelphia Warriors on December 15, 1958.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Paul Seymour signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1949.