Syracuse Nationals Regular Season Rosters
1959-1960 Syracuse Nationals Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Dick Barnett||SG||6-4||190||0||Tennessee State||1959 Rnd 1 Pick 4||United States|
|Al Bianchi||G||6-3||185||3||Bowling Green||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 9||United States|
|Barney Cable||F||6-7||175||1||Bradley||1958 Rnd 2 Pick 3||United States|
|Larry Costello||PG||6-1||186||4||Niagara||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 3||United States|
|Connie Dierking||C||6-9||222||1||Cincinnati||1958 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Hal Greer||G||6-2||175||1||Marshall||1958 Rnd 2 Pick 6||United States|
|Bob Hopkins||F||6-7||205||3||Grambling State||1956 Rnd 10 Pick 5||United States|
|Red Kerr||FC||6-9||230||5||Illinois||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 6||United States|
|Togo Palazzi||F||6-4||205||5||Holy Cross||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Jim Ray||PG||6-1||180||1||Toledo||1956 Rnd 5 Pick 5||United States|
|Dolph Schayes||FC||6-7||195||10||NYU||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 4||United States|
|Frank Selvy||SG||6-3||180||4||Furman||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Paul Seymour||GF||6-1||180||11||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|George Yardley||GF||6-5||190||6||Stanford||1950 Rnd 1 Pick 8||United States|
1959-1960 Syracuse Depth Chart
|Starters||L. Costello||H. Greer||G. Yardley||D. Schayes||R. Kerr|
|Rotation||D. Barnett||B. Hopkins||C. Dierking|
|Lim PT||J. Ray||T. Palazzi|
|Lim PT||B. Cable|
|Lim PT||P. Seymour|
1959-1960 Eastern Division Standings
|2||San Francisco Warriors||49-26||10|
|4||New York Knicks||27-48||32|
1959-1960 Syracuse Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Dolph Schayes||All-NBA Second Team (1960)
|Dolph Schayes||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1960)
|Larry Costello||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1960)
|George Yardley||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1960)
1959-1960 Syracuse Season Stat Leaders
1959-1960 Syracuse Nationals Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Dick Barnett was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1959 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Dick Barnett signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1959.
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.
Jim Ray was selected as the #5 pick in the 5 Round of the 1956 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Jim Ray signed a contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1956. Jim Ray re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1959.
|Acquired via Trade
Al Bianchi was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Minneapolis Lakers on October 24, 1956.
Barney Cable was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Detroit Pistons on November 10, 1959.
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 Free Agency
Paul Seymour signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1949.