The 1958 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 1957-58 season. The tournament concluded with the Western Division champion St. Louis Hawks defeating the Eastern Division champion Boston Celtics 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals.
It was the second straight year the Celtics and Hawks met in the Finals; they met four out of five years, with the Celtics winning three series and the Hawks one.
This was the first (and as of 2017, only) title in Hawks franchise history. St. Louis made it to the NBA Finals four times in five years between 1957–1961, but since moving to Atlanta in 1968, they have had considerably less success in the playoffs.
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Champion: St. Louis Hawks
(1) St. Louis Hawks have division semifinals byes.
Last Playoffs meeting: 1953 Western Division Semifinals (Pistons won 2-1, while still in Fort Wayne; Royals were in Rochester at the time).
Last Playoffs meeting: 1956 Western Division Finals (Pistons won 3-2, while still in Fort Wayne)
Champion: Boston Celtics
(1) Boston Celtics have division semifinals byes.
Last Playoffs meeting: 1957 Eastern Division Semifinals (Syracuse won 2-0).
Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Celtics and Warriors.
Last Playoffs meeting: 1957 NBA Finals (Boston won 4-3).
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