1960–61 NBA season

The 1960–61 NBA season was the 15th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning their 3rd straight NBA Championship, beating the St. Louis Hawks 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Division

Western Division

x – clinched playoff spot


 Division SemifinalsDivision FinalsNBA Finals
E3Syracuse3  E1Boston4
E2Philadelphia0  E3Syracuse1 
Eastern Division
 W1St. Louis1
W3Detroit2  W1St. Louis4
W2Los Angeles3  W2Los Angeles3
Western Division

Bold Series winner
Italic Team with home-court advantage in NBA Finals

Statistics leaders

Note: Prior to the 1969–70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.

NBA awards


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