1961 NBA Finals

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1961 NBA Finals
Team Coach Wins
Boston Celtics Red Auerbach 4
St. Louis Hawks Paul Seymour 1
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Eastern Finals: Celtics defeat Nationals, 4-1
Western Finals: Hawks defeat Lakers, 4-3
NBA Finals

The 1961 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 1960-61 National Basketball Association season, and was the conclusion of the 1961 NBA Playoffs. The best-of-seven series was played between the Western Conference champion St. Louis Hawks and the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics. This was the Celtics' 5th straight trip to the championship series, and they won the series against the Hawks, 4-1.

Series Summary[edit]

Game Date Home Team Score Road Team
Game 1 April 2 Boston Celtics 129-95 (1-0) St. Louis Hawks
Game 2 April 5 Boston Celtics 116-108 (2-0) St. Louis Hawks
Game 3 April 8 St. Louis Hawks 124-120 (1-2) Boston Celtics
Game 4 April 9 St. Louis Hawks 104-119 (1-3) Boston Celtics
Game 5 April 11 Boston Celtics 121-112 (4-1) St. Louis Hawks

Celtics win series 4-1

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