1960-1961 Boston Celtics

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57-22 Won Finals
Record Outcome

1960-61 Boston Celtics

What was the record of the 1960-61 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 57-22 record. They went 33-11 at home and 24-11 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Celtics went 65-24.

What division did the 1960-61 Boston Celtics play in?

The 1960-61 Boston Celtics played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1960-61.

What was the 1960-61 Boston Celtics record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1960-61 Boston Celtics had their best month in March, when they went 7-1 and had a 87.5% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 10-8 and had a 55.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '60 2-1 66.7% -17
November '60 12-2 85.7% +151
December '60 10-8 55.6% +123
January '61 14-5 73.7% +91
February '61 12-5 70.6% +67
March '61 7-1 87.5% +32

Did the 1960-61 Boston Celtics Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1960-61 Boston Celtics won the NBA Title in 1961. They beat the St. Louis Hawks.

What was the point differential for the 1960-61 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a point differential of +447. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Celtics could have been expected to have about 52.3 wins, or a 52-27 record in the regular season.

How did the 1960-61 Boston Celtics perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1960-61 Boston Celtics went 13-7.

How did the 1960-61 Boston Celtics perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1960-61 Boston Celtics went 3-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1960-61 Boston Celtics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1960-61 Boston Celtics was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1960-61 Boston Celtics?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Celtics had during the 1960-61 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1960-61 Boston Celtics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 22, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 118 - 116
Fri, Oct 28, 1960 @ New York Knicks Win 110 - 101
Sat, Oct 29, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 103 - 131
Sat, Nov 5, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 104 - 113
Tue, Nov 8, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 136 - 120
Fri, Nov 11, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 128 - 110
Sat, Nov 12, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 131 - 124
Tue, Nov 15, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 114 - 115 OT
Wed, Nov 16, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 124 - 106
Sat, Nov 19, 1960 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 114 - 94
Sun, Nov 20, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 120 - 103
Wed, Nov 23, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 122 - 105
Thu, Nov 24, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 132 - 129
Fri, Nov 25, 1960 @ New York Knicks Win 111 - 110
Sat, Nov 26, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 129 - 110
Tue, Nov 29, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 119 - 109
Wed, Nov 30, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Win 125 - 110
Thu, Dec 1, 1960 vs New York Knicks Loss 111 - 116
Fri, Dec 2, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 117 - 120
Sun, Dec 4, 1960 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 113 - 103
Mon, Dec 5, 1960 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 123 - 101
Wed, Dec 7, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 134 - 142
Thu, Dec 8, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 115 - 118
Fri, Dec 9, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 146 - 123
Sat, Dec 10, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 97 - 102
Tue, Dec 13, 1960 @ New York Knicks Loss 115 - 117
Thu, Dec 15, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 115 - 105
Sat, Dec 17, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 140 - 112
Tue, Dec 20, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 115 - 112
Wed, Dec 21, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 120 - 108
Sat, Dec 24, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 150 - 106
Mon, Dec 26, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 119 - 115
Tue, Dec 27, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 101 - 116
Wed, Dec 28, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 99 - 105
Fri, Dec 30, 1960 @ New York Knicks Win 120 - 106
Sun, Jan 1, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 113 - 96
Tue, Jan 3, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 102 - 96
Thu, Jan 5, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 125 - 107
Fri, Jan 6, 1961 @ Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 102
Sun, Jan 8, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 104 - 133
Tue, Jan 10, 1961 vs Detroit Pistons Win 118 - 98
Thu, Jan 12, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 124 - 118 OT
Fri, Jan 13, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 123 - 121 OT
Sat, Jan 14, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 113 - 116
Sun, Jan 15, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 142 - 124
Wed, Jan 18, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 114 - 125
Thu, Jan 19, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 106 - 103
Sat, Jan 21, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 124 - 127
Tue, Jan 24, 1961 @ New York Knicks Win 125 - 112
Thu, Jan 26, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 129 - 121
Fri, Jan 27, 1961 vs Detroit Pistons Win 140 - 111
Sun, Jan 29, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 128 - 115
Mon, Jan 30, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 88 - 116
Tue, Jan 31, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 109 - 103
Wed, Feb 1, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 124 - 120
Fri, Feb 3, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 123 - 109
Sun, Feb 5, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 123 - 121
Tue, Feb 7, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 96 - 95
Wed, Feb 8, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 108 - 130
Fri, Feb 10, 1961 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 134 - 137
Sat, Feb 11, 1961 vs New York Knicks Loss 107 - 129
Sun, Feb 12, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 136 - 125
Tue, Feb 14, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 113 - 93
Thu, Feb 16, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 111 - 121
Fri, Feb 17, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 133 - 128
Sun, Feb 19, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 116 - 106
Wed, Feb 22, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 93 - 105
Fri, Feb 24, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 144 - 128
Sat, Feb 25, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 122 - 109
Sun, Feb 26, 1961 @ Detroit Pistons Win 113 - 99
Tue, Feb 28, 1961 @ New York Knicks Win 142 - 116
Wed, Mar 1, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 97 - 110
Sat, Mar 4, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 113 - 110
Sun, Mar 5, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 146 - 129
Tue, Mar 7, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 124 - 121
Wed, Mar 8, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 136 - 127
Thu, Mar 9, 1961 vs Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 118
Sat, Mar 11, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 126 - 116
Sun, Mar 12, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 136 - 134 OT
Playoffs
Eastern Division Finals (Won 4 - 1)
Sun, Mar 19, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 128 - 115
Tue, Mar 21, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 98 - 115
Thu, Mar 23, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 133 - 110
Sat, Mar 25, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 120 - 107
Sun, Mar 26, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 123 - 101
Finals (Won 4 - 1)
Sun, Apr 2, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 129 - 95
Wed, Apr 5, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 116 - 108
Sat, Apr 8, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 120 - 124
Sun, Apr 9, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 119 - 104
Tue, Apr 11, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 121 - 112

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