Mobile Site You Are Here > BBR > Leagues > 1962-63 NBA > Standings

1962-63 NBA Standings

Previous Season ▪ Next Season

League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Bill Russell (16.8/23.6/4.5)
Rookie of the Year: Terry Dischinger (25.5/8.0/3.1)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (44.8)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (24.3)
APG Leader: Guy Rodgers (10.4)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (20.9)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W-L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Boston Celtics* 58 22 .725 118.8 111.6 6.38
Syracuse Nationals* 48 32 .600 10.0 121.6 117.8 3.40
Cincinnati Royals* 42 38 .525 16.0 119.1 117.8 1.24
New York Knicks 21 59 .263 37.0 110.5 117.7 -6.20
Western Division              
Los Angeles Lakers* 53 27 .663 115.5 112.4 2.67
St. Louis Hawks* 48 32 .600 5.0 109.6 107.8 1.38
Detroit Pistons* 34 46 .425 19.0 113.9 117.6 -3.38
San Francisco Warriors 31 49 .388 22.0 118.5 120.6 -1.86
Chicago Zephyrs 25 55 .313 28.0 109.9 114.0 -3.63

Expanded Standings

Place Division All-Star Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road Neutral E W Pre Post ≤3 ≥10 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
1 Boston Celtics 58-22 25-5 21-16 12-1 25-11 33-11 28-14 30-8 8-7 35-6 4-1 11-4 9-5 14-6 13-5 7-1
2 Los Angeles Lakers 53-27 27-7 20-17 6-3 20-14 33-13 34-11 19-16 12-6 18-12 3-4 12-3 11-4 15-1 9-8 3-7
3 St. Louis Hawks 48-32 30-7 13-18 5-7 19-15 29-17 29-18 19-14 12-5 20-16 5-2 10-6 9-7 9-7 8-6 7-4
4 Syracuse Nationals 48-32 23-5 13-19 12-8 21-15 27-17 24-19 24-13 5-2 30-14 4-1 9-5 6-9 9-8 14-6 6-3
5 Cincinnati Royals 42-38 23-10 15-19 4-9 20-16 22-22 23-22 19-16 7-16 21-9 3-2 10-6 6-8 9-9 9-9 5-4
6 Detroit Pistons 34-46 14-16 8-19 12-11 15-19 19-27 19-28 15-18 10-5 6-29 0-6 4-10 9-9 8-7 8-10 5-4
7 San Francisco Warriors 31-49 13-20 11-25 7-4 13-21 18-28 17-27 14-22 8-8 10-17 4-1 4-11 7-9 4-13 7-9 5-6
8 Chicago Zephyrs 25-55 17-17 3-23 5-15 12-28 13-27 15-32 10-23 6-15 10-23 2-4 4-12 7-11 5-11 3-12 4-5
9 New York Knicks 21-59 12-22 5-28 4-9 6-30 15-29 14-32 7-27 3-7 10-34 2-6 4-11 6-8 3-14 5-11 1-9

Team vs. Team

Rk Team BOS CHZ CIN DET LAL NYK SFW STL SYR
1 Boston Celtics 8-2 9-3 8-0 4-5 10-2 8-1 5-3 6-6
2 Chicago Zephyrs 2-8 4-6 3-7 3-7 4-6 4-6 3-7 2-8
3 Cincinnati Royals 3-9 6-4 4-4 3-6 10-2 6-3 3-5 7-5
4 Detroit Pistons 0-8 7-3 4-4 1-11 8-1 7-5 4-8 3-6
5 Los Angeles Lakers 5-4 7-3 6-3 11-1 5-3 8-4 7-5 4-4
6 New York Knicks 2-10 6-4 2-10 1-8 3-5 2-6 3-6 2-10
7 San Francisco Warriors 1-8 6-4 3-6 5-7 4-8 6-2 3-9 3-5
8 St. Louis Hawks 3-5 7-3 5-3 8-4 5-7 6-3 9-3 5-4
9 Syracuse Nationals 6-6 8-2 5-7 6-3 4-4 10-2 5-3 4-5