1961 Boston Celtics: Season and Playoffs

NBA Teams: 1960-61 Celtics regular season and Playoffs performances with records, stats, awards, players and more.

1961 Boston Celtics Summary

NBA Playoffs

Playoff Performance
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record: 8-2 (.800)
Playoffs Series
Celtics 4-1 Nationals
Celtics 4-1 Hawks
Players Used
11 players
(at least 1 game)

NBA Regular Season

Season Record
57-22 (.722)
Standings
1º in Eastern Division
Players Used
12 players
(at least 1 game)
Longest Streaks
Winning Streak: 9 games
Losing Streak: 3 games
Win / Loss Progression
W :  / L :

1
79

Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points:
21.3 ppg
Rebounds:
23.9 rpg
Assists:
7.7 apg
Steals:
n/a this year
Blocks:
n/a this year

NBA Playoffs

Points:
19.7 ppg
Rebounds:
29.9 rpg
Assists:
9.1 apg
Steals:
n/a this year
Blocks:
n/a this year

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats G ORb DRb Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 79 - - 77.6 23.7 - - - 25.7 119.7 114.1
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 46.8 117.7 .398 - - - 26.1 35.5 .735

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NBA Playoffs

Stats G ORb DRb Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 10 - - 82.1 24.7 - - - 29.0 120.7 109.1
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 45.1 109.2 .413 - - - 30.5 42.2 .723

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