1961-62 NBA Season Standings

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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.

Which NBA team was the last undefeated team in the 1961-62 season?

The last undefeated team in the 1961-62 NBA season was the Boston Celtics, who started the season with a 4-0 record. The streak ended with a 110-116 loss against the Detroit Pistons on Nov 9, 1961.

1961-62 NBA Standings

Team Record Streak PPG PPG Allowed Point Differential Playoff Result
1 Boston Celtics 60-20 W5 121.1 111.8 +739 Won Finals
2 Los Angeles Lakers 54-26 W3 118.5 116.3 +176 Lost Finals
3 Philadelphia Warriors 49-31 W1 125.4 122.7 +222 Lost Conf Finals
4 Cincinnati Royals 43-37 W1 123.1 121.3 +141 Lost Conf Semi
5 Syracuse Nationals 41-39 L2 120.7 118.4 +185 Lost Conf Semi
6 Detroit Pistons 37-43 W2 115.4 117.1 -135 Lost Conf Finals
7 St. Louis Hawks 29-51 L2 118.8 122.1 -262
New York Knicks 29-51 L3 114.8 119.7 -387
9 Chicago Packers 18-62 L1 110.9 119.4 -679

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