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1960–61 NBA season

1960–61 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of games 79
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) NBC
Regular season
Season MVP Bill Russell (Boston)
Top scorer Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Boston Celtics
  Eastern runners-up Syracuse Nationals
Western champions St. Louis Hawks
  Western runners-up Los Angeles Lakers
Finals
Champions Boston Celtics
  Runners-up St. Louis Hawks

The 1960–61 NBA season was the 15th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning their 3rd straight NBA Championship, beating the St. Louis Hawks 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Contents

  • Notable occurrences 1
  • Final standings 2
    • Eastern Division 2.1
    • Western Division 2.2
  • Statistics leaders 3

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Division

Western Division

x – clinched playoff spot

Statistics leaders

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