1958-59

Summary and Awards / Teams
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NBA 1958-59 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1958-1959 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1959 NBA Champion
Boston Celtics
1959 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Boston Celtics
4 - 0
Minneapolis Lakers
Finals MVP
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Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Boston Celtics
52-20 (.722)
Season MVP
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Elgin Baylor
Minneapolis Lakers
Coach of the Year
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All-Star Game MVP
Elgin Baylor
Minneapolis Lakers
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
Bob Pettit
St. Louis Hawks
2,105 points
Rebounds Leader
Bill Russell
Boston Celtics
1,612 rebounds
Assists Leader
Bob Cousy
Boston Celtics
557 assists
Steals Leader
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Blocks Leader
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All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Defensive 1st Team
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All-Defensive 2nd Team
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All-Rookie 1st Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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