1960–61 Detroit Pistons season

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1960–61 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Dick McGuire
Arena Detroit Olympia
Results
Record 34–45 (.430)
Place Division: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 2–3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1960-61 NBA season was the Pistons' 13th season in the NBA and 4th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-St. Louis Hawks 51 28 .646 29–5 15–20 7–3 25–14
x-Los Angeles Lakers 36 43 .456 15 16–12 8–20 12–11 19–20
x-Detroit Pistons 34 45 .430 17 20–11 3–19 11–15 18–21
Cincinnati Royals 33 46 .418 18 18–13 8–19 7–14 16–23
x – clinched playoff spot

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Lakers win series 3-2

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 120, Detroit 102
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 127, Detroit 118
  • Game 3 @ Detroit: Detroit 124, Los Angeles 113
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Detroit 123, Los Angeles 114
  • Game 5 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 137, Detroit 120

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]