Syracuse Nationals Playoff Rosters

1959-1960 Syracuse Nationals Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Dick Barnett SG 6-4 190 Oct 2, 1936 23 Tennessee State 0 1959 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Syracuse Nationals
Al Bianchi PG 6-3 185 Mar 26, 1932 27 Bowling Green 3 1954 Rnd 2, Pick 9, Minneapolis Lakers
Barney Cable SF 6-7 175 Jul 29, 1935 24 Bradley 1 1958 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Detroit Pistons
Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 Jul 2, 1931 28 Niagara 4 1954 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Philadelphia Warriors
Connie Dierking C 6-9 222 Oct 2, 1936 23 Cincinnati 1 1958 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Syracuse Nationals
Hal Greer PG 6-2 175 Jun 26, 1936 23 Marshall 1 1958 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Syracuse Nationals
Bob Hopkins SF 6-7 205 Nov 3, 1934 25 Grambling State 3 1956 Rnd 10, Pick 5, Syracuse Nationals
Red Kerr FC 6-9 230 Jul 17, 1932 27 Illinois 5 1954 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Syracuse Nationals
Togo Palazzi SF 6-4 205 Aug 8, 1932 27 Holy Cross 5 1954 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Boston Celtics
Jim Ray PG 6-1 180 Jan 12, 1934 26 Toledo 1 1956 Rnd 5, Pick 5, Syracuse Nationals
Dolph Schayes FC 6-7 195 May 19, 1928 31 NYU 10 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 4, New York Knicks
Paul Seymour GF 6-1 180 Jan 30, 1928 32 Toledo 11 NBA Draft, Undrafted
George Yardley GF 6-5 190 Nov 3, 1928 31 Stanford 6 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 8, Fort Wayne 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 Syracuse Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Dolph Schayes 3 42.0 29.3 16.0 2.7
Larry Costello 3 40.7 16.7 4.7 6.7
Hal Greer 3 28.0 15.7 4.7 3.3
Red Kerr 3 34.7 13.7 8.3 3.0
George Yardley 3 29.3 13.3 5.7 0.3
Dick Barnett 3 21.3 10.0 4.7 1.3
Barney Cable 3 21.0 4.7 9.3 0.3
Connie Dierking 3 10.7 4.0 5.0 0.3
Bob Hopkins 1 19.0 7.0 6.0 0.0
Al Bianchi 2 9.0 0.0 1.5 1.5

1959-1960 Syracuse Nationals Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Syracuse Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
Mar 11, 1960
@
Philadelphia
L, 115-92 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 19. Dick Barnett
PTS: 40. Paul Arizin
Mar 13, 1960
v.
Philadelphia
W, 125-119 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 40. D. Schayes
PTS: 29. Paul Arizin
Mar 14, 1960
@
Philadelphia
L, 132-112 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 31. D. Schayes
PTS: 53. W. Chamberlain