1960–61 Boston Celtics season

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1960–61 Boston Celtics season
Fourth NBA Championship
Head coach Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Results
Record 57–22 (.722)
Place Division: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish NBA Champions

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Radio WHDH
< 1959–60 1961–62 >

The 1960-61 NBA season was the Celtics' 15th season in the NBA. The Celtics finished the season by winning their fourth NBA Championship.

Roster[edit]

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Reserve Inactive
C Bill Russell Gene Conley
PF Tom Heinsohn Satch Sanders
SF Jim Loscutoff Frank Ramsey Gene Guarilia
SG Bill Sharman Sam Jones
PG Bob Cousy K. C. Jones

Playoffs[edit]

East Division Semifinals[edit]

The Celtics had a division semifinal bye.

East Division Finals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (3) Syracuse Nationals: Celtics win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 128, Syracuse 115
  • Game 2 @ Syracuse: Syracuse 115, Boston 98
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 133, Syracuse 110
  • Game 4 @ Syracuse: Boston 120, Syracuse 107
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 123, Syracuse 101

NBA Finals[edit]

(E1) Boston Celtics vs. (W1) St. Louis Hawks: Celtics win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 129, St. Louis 95
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 116, St. Louis 108
  • Game 3 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 124, Boston 120
  • Game 4 @ St. Louis: Boston 119, St. Louis 104
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 121, St. Louis 112

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]