The 1958–59 NBA Season was the 13th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning the NBA Championship (the first of what would be 8 straight), beating the Minneapolis Lakers 4 games to 0 in the NBA Finals.
The 1959 NBA All-Star Game was played in Detroit, Michigan, with the West beating the East 124-108. Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks and Elgin Baylor of the Minneapolis Lakers share the game's MVP award.
The Boston Celtics set the record for the most points scored by a team in regulation, in their 173-139 victory over the Minneapolis Lakers.