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DETROIT 1959. EAST 108 - WEST 124

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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 it happened, 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 & Elgin Baylor (West)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PF PTS
Ken Sears NY 36 5 9 5 5 8 1 4 15
Paul Arizin PHW 30 4 15 8 9 8 0 2 16
Bill Russell BOS 27 3 10 1 1 9 1 4 7
Bill Sharman BOS 24 3 12 5 6 2 0 1 11
Bob Cousy BOS 32 4 8 5 6 5 4 0 13
Dolph Schayes SYR 22 3 11 7 8 13 1 6 13
Woody Sauldsberry   PHW 18 5 11 4 4 2 3 2 14
John Kerr SYR 21 3 14 1 2 9 2 0 7
Larry Costello SYR 18 3 8 1 1 3 3 1 7
Richie Guerin NY 22 1 7 3 5 3 3 1 5
TOTALS
240 34 105 40 47 62 18 21 108

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PF PTS
Cliff Hagan STL 22 6 12 3 3 8 3 5 15
Elgin Baylor MNL 32 10 20 4 5 11 1 3 24
Bob Pettit STL 34 8 21 9 9 16 5 1 25
Gene Shue DET 31 6 11 1 2 4 3 4 13
Slater Martin STL 22 2 6 1 2 6 1 2 5
George Yardley          DET 17 2 8 2 2 4 0 3 6
Jack Twyman CIN 23 8 12 2 4 8 3 4 18
Larry Foust MNL 16 3 9 2 2 9 0 3 8
Dick McGuire DET 24 2 7 1 2 3 3 2 5
Dick Garmaker MNL 19 2 6 1 1 2 1 2 5
TOTALS
240 49 112 26 32 71 20 29 124

1958 <<< Fri, 23 January 1959 - COACHES: Red Auerbach (East) & Ed Macauley (West) - ATTENDANCE: 10.541 spectators. >>> 1960

Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
East 31 21 32 24 108
West 27 34 30 33 124