1959-60 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1960

NBA Champion: Boston Celtics

NBA Finals:  St. Louis Hawks (W)  3  Boston Celtics (E)  4

Main players: Bill Russell, Tom Heinsohn, Frank Ramsey (Boston Celtics), Bob Pettit, Cliff Hagan, Sihugo Green (St. Louis Hawks).

Best players for the 1959-60 season

Regular Season MVP: Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).

All-NBA first team: Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics), Gene Shue (Detroit Pistons), Elgin Baylor (Minneapolis Lakers), Bob Pettit (St. Louis Hawks), Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).

All-NBA second team: Richie Guerin (New York Knicks), Bill Sharman (Boston Celtics), Jack Twyman (Cincinnati Royals), Dolph Schayes (Syracuse Nationals), Bill Russell (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors37.6
ReboundsWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors27.0
AssistsBob CousyPGBoston Celtics9.5
EfficiencyWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors28.0

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1959-60 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Wilt Chamberlain720.614.79/32.1046.1--/----8.01/13.7658.20.40.0------0.5
Bill Russell740.67.50/16.0746.7--/----3.24/5.3061.10.30.1------0.2
Bob Pettit720.69.29/21.1943.8--/----7.56/10.0375.40.20.0------0.4
Elgin Baylor700.610.79/25.4442.4--/----8.06/11.0073.30.20.0------0.4
Cliff Hagan750.59.59/20.6546.4--/----5.61/6.9980.30.10.1------0.3
Dolph Schayes750.57.71/19.2040.2--/----7.11/7.9689.30.20.0------0.3
Kenny Sears640.56.44/13.4847.8--/----5.67/6.5386.80.20.0------0.3
Willie Naulls650.58.48/19.7842.9--/----4.40/5.2683.70.20.0------0.3
Jack Twyman750.511.60/27.5142.2--/----7.97/10.1678.40.10.0------0.4
Clyde Lovellette680.48.09/17.2646.9--/----4.65/5.6682.20.20.0------0.3

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1959-60 season

Rookie of the Year: Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).

1960 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Rod HundleySG/PGMinneapolis Lakers
Chuck NobleSG/PGDetroit Pistons
Gene ShueSG/PGDetroit Pistons
Dick GarmakerSG/SFMinneapolis Lakers
Cliff HaganSF/SGSt. Louis Hawks
Elgin BaylorSFMinneapolis Lakers
Jack TwymanSF/PFCincinnati Royals
Bob PettitPF/CSt. Louis Hawks
Clyde LovelletteC/PFSt. Louis Hawks
Walter DukesCDetroit Pistons

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Bob CousyPGBoston Celtics
Larry CostelloPGSyracuse Nationals
Richie GuerinPG/SGNew York Knicks
Bill SharmanSG/PGBoston Celtics
George YardleySF/SGSyracuse Nationals
Tom GolaSF/SGPhiladelphia Warriors
Paul Arizin*SF/SGPhiladelphia Warriors
Dolph SchayesPF/CSyracuse Nationals
Willie NaullsPF/CNew York Knicks
Wilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors
Bill RussellCBoston Celtics

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).