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1960 NBA Playoffs

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1960 NBA Playoffs

The 1960 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 1959-60 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Division champion Boston Celtics defeating the Western Division champion St. Louis Hawks 4 games to 3 in the NBA Finals.

This was the second straight and third overall NBA title for Boston, who got revenge for the Hawks' win over them in 1958. The 1960 Finals was the third Celtics–Hawks Finals in the past four years.

  Division Semifinals Division Finals NBA Finals
                           
   
  1  St. Louis 4  
Western Division
    3  Minneapolis 3  
3  Minneapolis 2
  2  Detroit 0  
    W1  St. Louis 3
  E1  Boston 4
     
   
1  Boston 4
Eastern Division
    2  Philadelphia 2  
3  Syracuse 1
  2  Philadelphia 2  


Contents

  • Western Division 1
  • Eastern Division 2
  • NBA Finals 3
  • External links 4

Western Division

Champion: St. Louis Hawks

Division Semifinals

(1) St. Louis Hawks have division semifinals bye.

(2) Detroit Pistons vs. (3) Minneapolis Lakers: Lakers win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Detroit: Minneapolis 113, Detroit 112
  • Game 2 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 114, Detroit 99

Last Playoff Meeting: 1959 NBA Western Division Semifinals (Minneapolis won 2-1)

Division Finals

(1) St. Louis Hawks vs. (2) Minneapolis Lakers: Hawks win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 112, Minneapolis 99
  • Game 2 @ St. Louis: Minneapolis 120, St. Louis 113
  • Game 3 @ Minneapolis: St. Louis 93, Minneapolis 89
  • Game 4 @ Minneapolis: Minneapolis 103, St. Louis 101
  • Game 5 @ St. Louis: Minneapolis 117, St. Louis 110 (OT)
  • Game 6 @ Minneapolis: St. Louis 117, Minneapolis 96
  • Game 7 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 97, Minneapolis 86

Last Playoff Meeting: 1959 NBA Western Division Finals (Minneapolis won 4-2)

Eastern Division

Champion: Boston Celtics

Division Semifinals

(1) Boston Celtics have division semifinals bye.

(2) Philadelphia Warriors vs. (3) Syracuse Nationals: Warriors win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 115, Syracuse 92
  • Game 2 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 125, Philadelphia 119
  • Game 3 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 132, Syracuse 112

Last Playoff Meeting: 1958 NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (Philadelphia won 2-1)

Division Finals

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (2) Philadelphia Warriors: Celtics win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 111, Philadelphia 105
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 115, Boston 110
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 120, Philadelphia 99
  • Game 4 @ Philadelphia: Boston 112, Philadelphia 104
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Philadelphia 128, Boston 107
  • Game 6 @ Philadelphia: Boston 119, Philadelphia 117

Last Playoff Meeting: 1959 NBA Eastern Division Finals (Boston won 4-0)

NBA Finals

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (1) St. Louis Hawks: Celtics win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 140, St. Louis 122
  • Game 2 @ Boston: St. Louis 113, Boston 103 (Bill Russell grabs a Finals record 40 rebounds)
  • Game 3 @ St. Louis: Boston 102, St. Louis 86
  • Game 4 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 106, Boston 96
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 127, St. Louis 102
  • Game 6 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 105, Boston 102
  • Game 7 @ Boston: Boston 122, St. Louis 103

Last Playoff Meeting: 1958 NBA Finals (St. Louis won 4-2)

External links

  • Basketball-Reference.com's 1960 NBA Playoffs page
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