1960-61

Summary and Awards / Teams
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NBA 1960-61 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1960-1961 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1961 NBA Champion
Boston Celtics
1961 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Boston Celtics
4 - 1
St. Louis Hawks
Finals MVP
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Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Boston Celtics
57-22 (.722)
Season MVP
Bill Russell
Boston Celtics
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Oscar Robertson
Cincinnati Royals
Coach of the Year
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All-Star Game MVP
Oscar Robertson
Cincinnati Royals
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
Wilt Chamberlain
Philadelphia Warriors
3,033 points
Rebounds Leader
Wilt Chamberlain
Philadelphia Warriors
2,149 rebounds
Assists Leader
Oscar Robertson
Cincinnati Royals
690 assists
Steals Leader
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Blocks Leader
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All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Defensive 1st Team
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All-Defensive 2nd Team
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All-Rookie 1st Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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