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1961-62 NBA Debuts

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Bill Russell (18.9/23.6/4.5)
Rookie of the Year: Walt Bellamy (31.6/19.0/2.7)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (50.4)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (25.7)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (11.4)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (23.1)

36 Players

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1 Stacey Arceneaux 25 1 7 110 22 56 6 13 32 4 10 50 .393 .462 15.7 7.1 4.6 0.6
2 Walt Bellamy* 22 14 1043 38940 7914 15340 5113 8088 264 14241 2544 52 48 3536 20941 .516 .632 37.3 20.1 13.7 2.4
3 George Blaney 22 1 36 363 54 142 9 17 36 45 34 117 .380 .529 10.1 3.3 1.0 1.3
4 George Bon Salle 26 1 3 9 2 8 0 0 2 0 0 4 .250 3.0 1.3 0.7 0.0
5 Joe Buckhalter 24 2 65 740 153 339 69 110 265 43 124 375 .451 .627 11.4 5.8 4.1 0.7
6 Cleveland Buckner 23 2 68 723 163 377 85 137 240 44 120 411 .432 .620 10.6 6.0 3.5 0.6
7 Ed Burton 22 2 15 70 14 34 5 11 18 3 16 33 .412 .455 4.7 2.2 1.2 0.2
8 Donnie Butcher 25 5 279 5085 610 1535 476 757 821 585 699 1696 .397 .629 18.2 6.1 2.9 2.1
9 Al Butler 23 4 234 5055 930 2119 422 571 696 530 493 2282 .439 .739 21.6 9.8 3.0 2.3
10 Howie Carl 23 1 31 382 67 201 36 51 39 57 41 170 .333 .706 12.3 5.5 1.3 1.8
11 Jimmy Darrow 24 1 5 34 3 15 6 7 7 6 9 12 .200 .857 6.8 2.4 1.4 1.2
12 Johnny Egan 23 11 712 14448 2089 4867 1343 1668 1294 2102 1441 5521 .429 .805 20.3 7.8 1.8 3.0
13 Rich Eichhorst 28 1 1 10 1 2 0 0 1 3 1 2 .500 10.0 2.0 1.0 3.0
14 Cleo Hill 23 1 58 1050 107 309 106 137 178 114 98 320 .346 .774 18.1 5.5 3.1 2.0
15 Ron Horn 23 2 31 314 28 94 21 31 77 11 50 77 .298 .677 10.1 2.5 2.5 0.4
16 Doug Kistler 23 1 5 13 3 6 2 4 1 0 2 8 .500 .500 2.6 1.6 0.2 0.0
17 York Larese 23 1 59 703 122 327 58 72 77 94 104 302 .373 .806 11.9 5.1 1.3 1.6
18 Ted Luckenbill 22 2 87 597 69 188 58 96 166 35 101 196 .367 .604 6.9 2.3 1.9 0.4
19 Whitey Martin 22 1 66 1018 95 292 37 55 158 115 158 227 .325 .673 15.4 3.4 2.4 1.7
20 Tom Meschery 23 10 778 23459 3877 8793 2150 2885 6698 1331 2841 9904 .441 .745 30.2 12.7 8.6 1.7
Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
21 Paul Neumann 24 6 451 11003 1827 4136 1335 1670 1318 1453 1293 4989 .442 .799 24.4 11.1 2.9 3.2
22 Bevo Nordmann 22 4 133 1628 237 516 97 198 517 73 293 571 .459 .490 12.2 4.3 3.9 0.5
23 Chuck Osborne 23 1 4 21 1 8 3 4 9 1 3 5 .125 .750 5.3 1.3 2.3 0.3
24 Gary Phillips 22 5 348 6932 926 2500 467 742 903 665 820 2319 .370 .629 19.9 6.7 2.6 1.9
25 Frank Radovich 23 1 37 175 37 93 13 26 51 4 27 87 .398 .500 4.7 2.4 1.4 0.1
26 Ray Scott 23 9 684 21339 3906 9641 2372 3293 7154 1618 2035 10184 .405 .720 31.2 14.9 10.5 2.4
27 Lee Shaffer 22 3 196 5488 1328 3160 635 818 1240 232 631 3291 .420 .776 28.0 16.8 6.3 1.2
28 Bob Sims 23 1 65 1345 193 491 123 216 183 154 187 509 .393 .569 20.7 7.8 2.8 2.4
29 Adrian Smith 25 10 719 18324 3087 7194 2308 2762 1580 1697 1740 8482 .429 .836 25.5 11.8 2.2 2.4
30 Bill Smith 22 1 9 83 8 33 7 8 16 7 6 23 .242 .875 9.2 2.6 1.8 0.8
31 Sam Stith 24 1 32 440 59 162 23 38 51 60 55 141 .364 .605 13.8 4.4 1.6 1.9
32 Jack Turner 22 1 42 567 84 221 32 42 85 44 51 200 .380 .762 13.5 4.8 2.0 1.0
33 Horace Walker 24 1 65 1331 149 439 140 193 466 69 194 438 .339 .725 20.5 6.7 7.2 1.1
34 Bob Wiesenhahn 23 1 60 326 51 161 17 30 112 23 50 119 .317 .567 5.4 2.0 1.9 0.4
35 Wayne Yates 24 1 37 263 31 105 10 22 94 16 72 72 .295 .455 7.1 1.9 2.5 0.4
36 Dave Zeller 22 1 61 278 36 102 18 24 27 58 37 90 .353 .750 4.6 1.5 0.4 1.0