1961 NBA Finals

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1961 NBA Finals
Team Coach Wins
Boston Celtics Red Auerbach 4
St. Louis Hawks Paul Seymour 1
Referees
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Game 5: _
Eastern Finals Celtics defeat Nationals, 4-1
Western Finals Hawks defeat Lakers, 4-3
NBA Finals

The 1961 NBA World Championship Series was the championship round of the 1961 NBA Playoffs, which concluded the National Basketball Association 1960–61 season. 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 129-145 (0-1) St. Louis Hawks
Game 2 April 5 Boston Celtics 111-108 (1-1) St. Louis Hawks
Game 3 April 8 St. Louis Hawks 123-124 (1-2) Boston Celtics
Game 4 April 9 St. Louis Hawks 178-180 (1-3) Boston Celtics
Game 5 April 11 Boston Celtics 113-112 (4-1) St. Louis Hawks

Celtics win series 4-1'

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