1961-62 NBA Season

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1961-62 NBA Season Summary

Who won the 1961-62 NBA Title?

The 1961-62 NBA Finals winner was the Boston Celtics, who defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in 7 games. The final game was on on Apr 18, 1962, in which the Celtics won 110-107 at home.

When was the 1961-62 NBA Finals?

The 1961-62 NBA Finals started on Apr 7, 1962 and ended on Apr 18, 1962, lasting the full 7 games.

Which NBA team had the best regular season record in 1961-62?

The Boston Celtics had the best regular season record in the 1961-62 NBA season at 60-20.

Which NBA team had the best point differential in the 1961-62 regular season?

The Boston Celtics had the best point differential in the 1961-62 regular season at +739 points.

Which NBA team had the worst point differential in the 1961-62 regular season?

The Chicago Packers had the worst point differential in the 1961-62 regular season at -679 points.

Which NBA team had the most points per game in the 1961-62 regular season?

The Philadelphia Warriors had the most points per game in the 1961-62 regular season at 125.4 PPG.

Which NBA team allowed the fewest points per game in the 1961-62 regular season?

The Boston Celtics allowed the fewest points per game in the 1961-62 regular season at 111.8 points allowed per game.

1961-62 NBA Standings

Team Record Streak Point Diff Playoff Result
1 Boston Celtics 60-20 W5 +739 Won Finals
2 Los Angeles Lakers 54-26 W3 +176 Lost Finals
3 Philadelphia Warriors 49-31 W1 +222 Lost Conf Finals
4 Cincinnati Royals 43-37 W1 +141 Lost Conf Semi
5 Syracuse Nationals 41-39 L2 +185 Lost Conf Semi
6 Detroit Pistons 37-43 W2 -135 Lost Conf Finals
7 St. Louis Hawks 29-51 L2 -262
New York Knicks 29-51 L3 -387
9 Chicago Packers 18-62 L1 -679

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