Home ArenaOlympia Stadium and the University of Detroit Fieldhouse
119,351 attendance
3,315 average
Head CoachR. Rocha
General Manager Nick Kerbawy
Owner Fred Zollner
In their second season in Detroit the Pistons struggle from the start posting a poor record of 28-44. However, by finishing in 3rd place the Pistons would still sneak into the playoffs. In the playoffs the Pistons would be knocked off by the Minneapolis Lakers in a 3-game series.


1958-59 Playoffs

Lost Division Semifinals

1958-59 Standings

28-44 (.389) 3th place

Western W L Pct GB
1 Hawks 49 23 .681 -
2 Lakers 33 39 .458 16.0
3 Pistons 28 44 .389 21.0
Royals 19 53 .264 30.0

1958-59 Draft Picks

2 / 11 Barney Cable
3 / 19 Roy DeWitz
4 / 27 Ralph Croswaite
5 / 35 Hank Morano
6 / 43 Shellie McMillon
7 / 51 Ed Blair
8 / 59 Jack Quiggle
9 / 66 Harry Marske
10 / 72 Pete Gaudin
11 / 77 Herb Merritt
12 / 81 Jim Dew




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