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    1959 NBA ALL STAR GAME DETROID:
    WEST 124 – EAST 108

    All-Star Game 1959

    West
    East
    124 - 108
    Final Score
    Scoreboard1234OTT
    West 27 34 30 33 - 124
    East 31 21 32 24 - 108
    REB
    0
    AST
    20
    PF
    29
    STL
    0
    BLK
    0
    REB
    0
    AST
    18
    PF
    21
    STL
    0
    BLK
    0
    Game Statistics
    43.8%
    Field goal percentage
    0%
    3-pointer percentage
    81.3%
    Free throw percentage
    32.4%
    Field goal percentage
    0%
    3-pointer percentage
    85.1%
    Free throw percentage

    Details

    DateEventSeasonCityAttendanceMVPMVP Team
    January 23, 1959All-Star Game1959Detroit10,541E. Baylor / B. PettitWest

    • Detroit saw the revenge of the West team and Bob Pettit.
    • Bob was the best scorer for the fourth consecutive year.
    • This time he had to share the MVP with Elgin Baylor (24 points and 11 rebounds), the first time the MVP award was shared in an All-Star Game, and also the first time that a rookie won the MVP title!
    • West’s coach was Ed Macauley, the first MVP in the history.
    • MVP: Bob Pettit and Elgin Baylor (West)

    West

    PlayerPositionTMMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OFFDEFREBASTPFSTLTOBLKPTSCOM
    Bob Pettit Power ForwardSTL3482138.1 - -099100.0 - -051 - - -25 
    Elgin Baylor Small ForwardMNL32102050.0 - -04580.0 - -013 - - -24 
    Jack TwymanSmall ForwardCIN2381266.7 - -02450.0 - -034 - - -18 
    Cliff HaganSmall ForwardSTL2261250.0 - -033100.0 - -035 - - -15 
    Gene ShueShooting GuardDET3161154.5 - -01250.0 - -034 - - -13 
    Larry FoustCenterMNL163933.3 - -022100.0 - -0 -3 - - -8 
    George YardleySmall ForwardDET172825.0 - -022100.0 - -0 -3 - - -6 
    Dick McGuirePoint GuardDET242728.6 - -01250.0 - -032 - - -5 
    Slater MartinPoint GuardSTL222633.3 - -01250.0 - -012 - - -5 
    Dick GarmakerPoint GuardMNL192633.3 - -011100.0 - -012 - - -5 
    Total  2404911243.8000263281.30002029000124 

    East

    PlayerPositionTMMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OFFDEFREBASTPFSTLTOBLKPTSCOM
    Paul ArizinSmall ForwardPHW3041526.7 - -08988.9 - -0 -2 - - -16 
    Ken SearsSmall ForwardNY365955.6 - -055100.0 - -014 - - -15 
    Woody SauldsberryCenterPHW1851145.5 - -044100.0 - -032 - - -14 
    Bob CousyPoint GuardBOS324850.0 - -05683.3 - -04 - - - -13 
    Dolph SchayesCenterSYR2231127.3 - -07887.5 - -016 - - -13 
    Bill SharmanShooting GuardBOS2431225.0 - -05683.3 - -0 -1 - - -11 
    Bill RussellCenterBOS2731030.0 - -011100.0 - -014 - - -7 
    Johnny ‘Red’ KerrCenterSYR2131421.4 - -01250.0 - -02 - - - -7 
    Larry CostelloPoint GuardSYR183837.5 - -011100.0 - -031 - - -7 
    Richie GuerinShooting GuardNY221714.3 - -03560.0 - -031 - - -5 
    Total  2503410532.4000404785.10001821000108 

    MVP

    Bob Pettit

    Points
    24.9
    AVG
    Assists
    2.6
    AVG
    Rebs
    0.0
    AVG
    Power Forward

    MVP

    Elgin Baylor

    Points
    19.8
    AVG
    Assists
    3.5
    AVG
    Rebs
    0.0
    AVG
    Small Forward

    Coach West

    Ed Macauley (††)

    Coach
    Nationality
    usa United States
    Past Teams
    West
    Birthday
    March 22, 1928

    Coach East

    Red Auerbach (††)

    Coach
    Nationality
    usa United States
    Past Teams
    East
    Birthday
    September 20, 1917

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