1960-1961 Detroit Pistons

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34-45 Lost Conf Semi
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1960-61 Detroit Pistons

What was the record of the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a 34-45 record. They went 26-24 at home and 8-21 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Detroit Pistons went 36-48. Their final game was a loss in the Western Division Semifinals to the Los Angeles Lakers.

What division did the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons play in?

The 1960-61 Detroit Pistons played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1960-61.

What was the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons had their best month in January, when they went 11-10 and had a 52.4% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 5-12 and had a 29.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '60 2-1 66.7% +17
November '60 5-11 31.2% -84
December '60 7-7 50% -28
January '61 11-10 52.4% -22
February '61 5-12 29.4% -113
March '61 4-4 50% +42

Did the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Detroit Pistons made the Playoffs in 1961. They lost their only series against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Division Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a point differential of -188. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pistons could have been expected to have about 34.1 wins, or a 34-45 record in the regular season.

How did the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons went 8-11.

How did the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons went 1-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1960-61 Detroit Pistons?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Pistons had during the 1960-61 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1960-61 Detroit Pistons Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 22, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 116 - 118
Wed, Oct 26, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 131 - 117
Sat, Oct 29, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 110
Wed, Nov 2, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 117 - 132
Fri, Nov 4, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 121 - 136
Sat, Nov 5, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 123 - 130
Wed, Nov 9, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 120 - 126
Sat, Nov 12, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 116 - 112
Sun, Nov 13, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 125 - 113
Tue, Nov 15, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Win 115 - 114 OT
Wed, Nov 16, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 119 - 118
Thu, Nov 17, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 105 - 112
Sat, Nov 19, 1960 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 122 - 130
Sun, Nov 20, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 131 - 135
Wed, Nov 23, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 122 - 115
Fri, Nov 25, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 128 - 141 OT
Sat, Nov 26, 1960 vs New York Knicks Loss 119 - 127
Tue, Nov 29, 1960 @ New York Knicks Loss 107 - 118
Wed, Nov 30, 1960 vs Boston Celtics Loss 110 - 125
Sun, Dec 4, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 116 - 115
Tue, Dec 6, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 110 - 146
Wed, Dec 7, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 113 - 83
Sat, Dec 10, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 107 - 117
Tue, Dec 13, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 108 - 110
Wed, Dec 14, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 134 - 126
Fri, Dec 16, 1960 vs New York Knicks Loss 104 - 108
Mon, Dec 19, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 103 - 107
Tue, Dec 20, 1960 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 97 - 94
Sat, Dec 24, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 150
Sun, Dec 25, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 119 - 126
Mon, Dec 26, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 137 - 132
Thu, Dec 29, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 112 - 89
Fri, Dec 30, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 121 - 112
Sun, Jan 1, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 116 - 105
Mon, Jan 2, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 113 - 123
Tue, Jan 3, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 125 - 128 OT
Thu, Jan 5, 1961 vs New York Knicks Loss 102 - 104
Fri, Jan 6, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 108
Sun, Jan 8, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 115 - 138
Tue, Jan 10, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 118
Wed, Jan 11, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 126 - 122
Thu, Jan 12, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 124 - 112
Sat, Jan 14, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 113 - 135
Sun, Jan 15, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 137 - 122
Wed, Jan 18, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 144 - 128
Fri, Jan 20, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 132 - 128
Sat, Jan 21, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 130 - 106
Sun, Jan 22, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 136 - 128
Tue, Jan 24, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 106 - 104
Wed, Jan 25, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 138 - 125
Fri, Jan 27, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 140
Sun, Jan 29, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 113 - 137
Mon, Jan 30, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 116 - 117
Tue, Jan 31, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 121 - 112
Wed, Feb 1, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 131 - 137
Fri, Feb 3, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 121 - 118
Sat, Feb 4, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 111 - 104
Sun, Feb 5, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 120 - 125
Tue, Feb 7, 1961 @ New York Knicks Loss 120 - 131
Wed, Feb 8, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 125 - 123
Fri, Feb 10, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Win 137 - 134
Sat, Feb 11, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 111 - 141
Sun, Feb 12, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 122 - 148
Tue, Feb 14, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 134 - 135
Thu, Feb 16, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 106 - 129
Fri, Feb 17, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 113 - 115
Sat, Feb 18, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 138 - 141
Tue, Feb 21, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 118 - 123
Wed, Feb 22, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 123 - 117
Thu, Feb 23, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 121 - 129
Sun, Feb 26, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 113
Wed, Mar 1, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 122 - 137
Fri, Mar 3, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 129 - 112
Sat, Mar 4, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 102 - 104
Sun, Mar 5, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 122 - 127
Wed, Mar 8, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 120 - 103
Thu, Mar 9, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 118 - 119
Fri, Mar 10, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 120 - 103
Sun, Mar 12, 1961 @ New York Knicks Win 120 - 106
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Lost 2 - 3)
Tue, Mar 14, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 102 - 120
Wed, Mar 15, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 118 - 127
Fri, Mar 17, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 124 - 113
Sat, Mar 18, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 123 - 114
Sun, Mar 19, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 120 - 137

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