1961-1962 Syracuse Nationals

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41-39 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1961-62 Syracuse Nationals

What was the record of the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals?

The Syracuse Nationals finished the regular season with a 41-39 record. They went 18-10 at home and 23-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Syracuse Nationals went 43-42. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Division Semifinals to the Philadelphia Warriors.

What division did the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals play in?

The 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1961-62.

What was the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals record by month?

The 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals had their best month in February, when they went 11-6 and had a 64.7% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 5-12 and had a 29.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '61 3-3 50% +27
November '61 6-7 46.2% -17
December '61 5-12 29.4% -65
January '62 11-8 57.9% +82
February '62 11-6 64.7% +121
March '62 5-3 62.5% +37

Did the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Syracuse Nationals made the Playoffs in 1962. They lost their only series against the Philadelphia Warriors in the Eastern Division Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals?

The Syracuse Nationals finished the regular season with a point differential of +185. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Nationals could have been expected to have about 45.3 wins, or a 45-35 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals went 4-8.

How did the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals went 0-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961-62 Syracuse Nationals?

The longest losing streak that the Syracuse Nationals had during the 1961-62 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1961-62 Syracuse Nationals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 21, 1961 vs Chicago Packers Win 123 - 103
Thu, Oct 26, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 107 - 110
Fri, Oct 27, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 126 - 122
Sat, Oct 28, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 115 - 119
Sun, Oct 29, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 132 - 139
Tue, Oct 31, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 107 - 90
Fri, Nov 3, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 94 - 106
Sat, Nov 4, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 107 - 127
Thu, Nov 9, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 108 - 151
Sat, Nov 11, 1961 vs New York Knicks Win 135 - 109
Tue, Nov 14, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 115 - 119
Wed, Nov 15, 1961 @ New York Knicks Win 114 - 102
Sat, Nov 18, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 148 - 130
Wed, Nov 22, 1961 @ New York Knicks Loss 109 - 110
Thu, Nov 23, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 117 - 99
Fri, Nov 24, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 125 - 127
Sat, Nov 25, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 108 - 141
Tue, Nov 28, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 121 - 111
Wed, Nov 29, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 136 - 122
Fri, Dec 1, 1961 @ New York Knicks Loss 100 - 118
Sat, Dec 2, 1961 vs Chicago Packers Win 132 - 118
Mon, Dec 4, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 120 - 131
Tue, Dec 5, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 120 - 125
Wed, Dec 6, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 121 - 123 OT
Fri, Dec 8, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 123
Sat, Dec 9, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 106
Tue, Dec 12, 1961 @ New York Knicks Win 126 - 124
Wed, Dec 13, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 126 - 136
Thu, Dec 14, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 125 - 136
Sat, Dec 16, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 128 - 123
Tue, Dec 19, 1961 @ Detroit Pistons Win 124 - 111
Mon, Dec 25, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Loss 122 - 127
Tue, Dec 26, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 111 - 118
Wed, Dec 27, 1961 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 111 - 119
Thu, Dec 28, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 114 - 121
Sat, Dec 30, 1961 vs Detroit Pistons Win 109 - 108
Mon, Jan 1, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 110 - 106
Tue, Jan 2, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 127 - 102
Fri, Jan 5, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 135 - 138 OT
Sat, Jan 6, 1962 vs Chicago Packers Win 120 - 102
Sun, Jan 7, 1962 @ New York Knicks Win 123 - 116
Tue, Jan 9, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 129 - 120
Wed, Jan 10, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 134 - 122
Sat, Jan 13, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Win 127 - 117
Sun, Jan 14, 1962 vs New York Knicks Win 141 - 118
Thu, Jan 18, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 118 - 111
Fri, Jan 19, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 128
Sat, Jan 20, 1962 vs Boston Celtics Loss 101 - 107
Sun, Jan 21, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 132 - 139 OT
Tue, Jan 23, 1962 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 107 - 115
Wed, Jan 24, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 102 - 111
Thu, Jan 25, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 100 - 101
Sat, Jan 27, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 107 - 102
Sun, Jan 28, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 131 - 139
Wed, Jan 31, 1962 vs New York Knicks Win 138 - 109
Fri, Feb 2, 1962 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 135 - 101
Sat, Feb 3, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 134 - 112
Sun, Feb 4, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 117 - 128
Tue, Feb 6, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 127 - 123
Thu, Feb 8, 1962 vs Boston Celtics Win 122 - 110
Fri, Feb 9, 1962 @ New York Knicks Loss 111 - 120
Sun, Feb 11, 1962 vs Detroit Pistons Win 132 - 116
Thu, Feb 15, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Loss 121 - 126
Fri, Feb 16, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 132 - 106
Sat, Feb 17, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 136 - 127
Sun, Feb 18, 1962 vs New York Knicks Win 141 - 126
Wed, Feb 21, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 150 - 109
Thu, Feb 22, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 134
Fri, Feb 23, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 107 - 121
Sat, Feb 24, 1962 @ New York Knicks Win 120 - 117
Sun, Feb 25, 1962 vs Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 110
Tue, Feb 27, 1962 @ New York Knicks Win 130 - 120
Thu, Mar 1, 1962 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 137 - 108
Sat, Mar 3, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Win 128 - 114
Sun, Mar 4, 1962 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 115 - 124
Wed, Mar 7, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 129 - 126
Sat, Mar 10, 1962 vs Detroit Pistons Win 128 - 111
Sun, Mar 11, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 148 - 130
Tue, Mar 13, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 110 - 142
Wed, Mar 14, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 102 - 105
Playoffs
Eastern Division Semifinals (Lost 2 - 3)
Fri, Mar 16, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 103 - 110
Sun, Mar 18, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 82 - 97
Mon, Mar 19, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 101 - 100
Tue, Mar 20, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 106 - 99
Thu, Mar 22, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 104 - 121

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