1957-58 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1958

NBA Champion: St. Louis Hawks

NBA Finals:  St. Louis Hawks (W)  4  Boston Celtics (E)  2

Main players: Cliff Hagan, Bob Pettit, Ed Macauley (St. Louis Hawks), Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, Frank Ramsey (Boston Celtics).

Best players for the 1957-58 season

Regular Season MVP: Bill Russell (Boston Celtics).

All-NBA first team: Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics), Bill Sharman (Boston Celtics), George Yardley (Detroit Pistons), Bob Pettit (St. Louis Hawks), Dolph Schayes (Syracuse Nationals).

All-NBA second team: Slater Martin (St. Louis Hawks), Cliff Hagan (St. Louis Hawks), Tom Gola (Philadelphia Warriors), Maurice Stokes (Cincinnati Royals), Bill Russell (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsGeorge YardleySF/SGDetroit Pistons27.8
ReboundsBill RussellCBoston Celtics22.7
AssistsBob CousyPGBoston Celtics7.1
EfficiencyBob PettitPF/CSt. Louis Hawks26.3

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1957-58 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Bill Russell690.66.61/14.9644.2--/----3.33/6.4251.90.30.0------0.2
Bob Pettit700.58.30/20.2641.0--/----7.96/10.6374.90.20.0------0.4
Dolph Schayes720.68.07/20.2539.9--/----8.74/9.6790.40.20.0------0.3
Maurice Stokes630.66.57/18.7535.0--/----3.78/5.2971.50.30.1------0.3
George Yardley720.59.35/22.5641.4--/----9.10/11.2281.10.10.0------0.4
Clyde Lovellette710.59.56/21.6944.1--/----4.24/5.7074.40.20.0------0.3
Neil Johnston710.56.66/15.5242.9--/----6.23/7.6181.90.20.0------0.3
Kenny Sears720.56.18/14.0843.9--/----6.28/7.6482.20.20.0------0.3
Tom Gola590.65.00/12.0541.5--/----3.78/5.0774.60.20.1------0.2
Cliff Hagan700.47.19/16.2144.4--/----5.50/7.1676.80.10.0------0.3

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1957-58 season

Rookie of the Year: Woody Sauldsberry (Philadelphia Warriors).

1958 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Slater MartinPGSt. Louis Hawks
Dick McGuirePG/SGDetroit Pistons
Gene ShueSG/PGDetroit Pistons
Dick GarmakerSG/SFMinneapolis Lakers
Cliff Hagan*SF/SGSt. Louis Hawks
George YardleySF/SGDetroit Pistons
Jack TwymanSF/PFCincinnati Royals
Bob PettitPF/CSt. Louis Hawks
Larry FoustPF/CMinneapolis Lakers
Maurice StokesPF/CCincinnati Royals

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Bob CousyPGBoston Celtics
Larry CostelloPGSyracuse Nationals
Richie GuerinPG/SGNew York Knicks
Bill SharmanSG/PGBoston Celtics
Paul ArizinSF/SGPhiladelphia Warriors
Kenny SearsPFNew York Knicks
Dolph SchayesPF/CSyracuse Nationals
Willie NaullsPF/CNew York Knicks
Neil JohnstonCPhiladelphia Warriors
Bill RussellCBoston Celtics

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Bob Pettit (St. Louis Hawks).