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1963-64 NBA Season Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Oscar Robertson (31.4/9.9/11.0)
Rookie of the Year: Jerry Lucas (17.7/17.4/2.6)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (36.9)
RPG Leader: Bill Russell (24.7)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (11.0)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (25.0)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Boston Celtics* 59 21 .738 113.0 105.1 6.93
Cincinnati Royals* 55 25 .688 4.0 114.7 109.7 4.43
Philadelphia 76ers* 34 46 .425 25.0 112.2 116.5 -3.75
New York Knicks 22 58 .275 37.0 112.2 119.0 -5.91
Western Division              
San Francisco Warriors* 48 32 .600 107.7 102.6 4.41
St. Louis Hawks* 46 34 .575 2.0 110.0 108.4 1.39
Los Angeles Lakers* 42 38 .525 6.0 109.7 108.7 0.87
Baltimore Bullets 31 49 .388 17.0 111.9 113.6 -1.59
Detroit Pistons 23 57 .288 25.0 107.8 115.5 -6.77

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-1): Boston Celtics over San Francisco Warriors (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Cincinnati Royals (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-3): San Francisco Warriors over St. Louis Hawks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (3-2): Cincinnati Royals over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (3-2): St. Louis Hawks over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Cincinnati Royals* 80 3516 7761 .453 3516 7761 .453 2146 2828 .759 5400 1916 2139 9178 114.7
2 Boston Celtics* 80 3619 8770 .413 3619 8770 .413 1804 2489 .725 5736 1760 2125 9042 113.0
3 New York Knicks 80 3512 7888 .445 3512 7888 .445 1952 2852 .684 5067 1563 2222 8976 112.2
4 Philadelphia 76ers* 80 3394 8116 .418 3394 8116 .418 2184 2851 .766 5132 1643 2251 8972 112.2
5 Baltimore Bullets 80 3456 7862 .440 3456 7862 .440 2036 2958 .688 5460 1423 2073 8948 111.9
6 St. Louis Hawks* 80 3341 7776 .430 3341 7776 .430 2115 2795 .757 4959 1901 2266 8797 110.0
7 Los Angeles Lakers* 80 3272 7438 .440 3272 7438 .440 2230 2910 .766 5025 1676 1997 8774 109.7
8 Detroit Pistons 80 3346 7943 .421 3346 7943 .421 1928 2685 .718 5145 1633 2235 8620 107.8
9 San Francisco Warriors* 80 3407 7779 .438 3407 7779 .438 1800 2821 .638 5499 1899 1978 8614 107.7
League Average 80 3429 7926 .433 3429 7926 .433 2022 2799 .722 5269 1713 2143 8880 111.0

Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 San Francisco Warriors* 80 8205 102.6
2 Boston Celtics* 80 8410 105.1
3 St. Louis Hawks* 80 8669 108.4
4 Los Angeles Lakers* 80 8692 108.7
5 Cincinnati Royals* 80 8772 109.7
6 Baltimore Bullets 80 9091 113.6
7 Detroit Pistons 80 9238 115.5
8 Philadelphia 76ers* 80 9323 116.5
9 New York Knicks 80 9521 119.0
League Average 80 8880 111.0

Miscellaneous Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team Age PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Boston Celtics* 28.4 59 21 7.90 -0.97 6.93 90.1 83.8 125.0 .284 .413 .206 Boston Garden
2 Cincinnati Royals* 26.0 52 28 5.08 -0.65 4.43 98.9 94.5 115.9 .364 .453 .277 Cincinnati Gardens
3 San Francisco Warriors* 25.5 53 27 5.11 -0.73 4.41 93.0 88.6 115.1 .363 .438 .231 Cow Palace
4 St. Louis Hawks* 27.5 44 36 1.60 -0.21 1.39 95.4 94.0 114.6 .359 .430 .272 Kiel Auditorium
5 Los Angeles Lakers* 26.3 43 37 1.03 -0.14 0.87 97.9 97.0 111.6 .391 .440 .300 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
6 Baltimore Bullets 25.0 36 44 -1.79 0.20 -1.59 95.0 96.6 117.0 .376 .440 .259 Baltimore Civic Center
7 Philadelphia 76ers* 27.4 30 50 -4.39 0.64 -3.75 93.8 97.5 119.4 .351 .418 .269 Convention Hall
8 New York Knicks 25.7 24 56 -6.81 0.90 -5.91 95.4 101.2 117.1 .362 .445 .247 Madison Square Garden (III)
9 Detroit Pistons 25.5 22 58 -7.73 0.95 -6.77 92.5 99.1 115.9 .338 .421 .243 Cobo Arena
League Average 26.3 40 40 0.00 0.00 0.00 94.6 94.6 116.8 .353 .433 .255

Minutes Played

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 3689
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 3559
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 3482
4. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 3394
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 3296

Field Goals

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 1204
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 840
3. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 811
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 791
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 756

Field Goal Attempts

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 2298
2. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 1778
3. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 1740
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 1708
5. Hal Greer*-PHI 1611

Free Throws

1. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 800
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 608
3. Jerry West*-LAL 584
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 540
5. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 537

Free Throw Attempts

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 1016
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 938
3. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 825
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 771
5. Jerry West*-LAL 702

Total Rebounds

1. Bill Russell*-BOS 1930
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 1787
3. Jerry Lucas*-CIN 1375
4. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 1361
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 1224

Assists

1. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 868
2. Guy Rodgers*-SFW 556
3. K.C. Jones*-BOS 407
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 403
  Jerry West*-LAL 403

Personal Fouls

1. Wayne Embry-CIN 325
2. Gus Johnson*-BAL 321
  Terry Dischinger-BAL 321
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 300
  Jerry Lucas*-CIN 300
  Walt Bellamy*-BAL 300

Points

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 2948
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 2480
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 2190
4. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 2159
5. Jerry West*-LAL 2064

Field Goal Pct

1. Jerry Lucas*-CIN .527
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW .524
3. Walt Bellamy*-BAL .513
4. Terry Dischinger-BAL .496
5. Bill McGill-TOT .487

Free Throw Pct

1. Oscar Robertson*-CIN .853
2. Jerry West*-LAL .832
3. Hal Greer*-PHI .829
4. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS .828
5. Richie Guerin*-TOT .818

Minutes Per Game

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 46.1
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 45.1
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 44.6
4. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 42.4
5. Jerry Lucas*-CIN 41.4

Points Per Game

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 36.9
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 31.4
3. Jerry West*-LAL 28.7
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 27.4
5. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 27.0

Rebounds Per Game

1. Bill Russell*-BOS 24.7
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 22.3
3. Jerry Lucas*-CIN 17.4
4. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 17.0
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 15.3

Assists Per Game

1. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 11.0
2. Guy Rodgers*-SFW 7.0
3. Jerry West*-LAL 5.6
4. Johnny Egan-TOT 5.4
5. K.C. Jones*-BOS 5.1

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 31.6
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 27.6
3. Jerry West*-LAL 24.2
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 23.6
5. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 23.3

True Shooting Pct

1. Jerry Lucas*-CIN .579
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN .576
3. Terry Dischinger-BAL .564
4. Jerry West*-LAL .561
5. Walt Bellamy*-BAL .555

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Jerry Lucas*-CIN .527
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW .524
3. Walt Bellamy*-BAL .513
4. Terry Dischinger-BAL .496
5. Bill McGill-TOT .487

Offensive Win Shares

1. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 16.2
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 14.4
3. Jerry West*-LAL 12.2
4. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 11.4
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 10.1

Defensive Win Shares

1. Bill Russell*-BOS 16.0
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 10.6
3. K.C. Jones*-BOS 7.0
4. Tom Sanders-BOS 6.1
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 6.1

Win Shares

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW 25.0
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 20.6
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 17.3
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 14.9
5. Walt Bellamy*-BAL 14.4

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-SFW .325
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN .278
3. Bill Russell*-BOS .238
4. Jerry West*-LAL .232
5. Bob Pettit*-STL .217