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1964-65 NBA Season Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Bill Russell (14.1/24.1/5.3)
Rookie of the Year: Willis Reed (19.5/14.7/1.7)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (34.7)
RPG Leader: Bill Russell (24.1)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (11.5)
WS Leader: Oscar Robertson (17.0)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Boston Celtics* 62 18 .775 112.8 104.4 7.46
Cincinnati Royals* 48 32 .600 14.0 114.2 111.9 2.04
Philadelphia 76ers* 40 40 .500 22.0 112.5 112.7 -0.13
New York Knicks 31 49 .388 31.0 107.4 111.1 -3.26
Western Division              
Los Angeles Lakers* 49 31 .613 111.9 109.9 1.70
St. Louis Hawks* 45 35 .563 4.0 108.8 105.8 2.68
Baltimore Bullets* 37 43 .463 12.0 113.6 115.8 -1.97
Detroit Pistons 31 49 .388 18.0 108.5 111.9 -3.03
San Francisco Warriors 17 63 .213 32.0 105.8 112.0 -5.49

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over Baltimore Bullets (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (3-1): Philadelphia 76ers over Cincinnati Royals (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (3-1): Baltimore Bullets over St. Louis Hawks (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 19325 3482 7797 .447 3482 7797 .447 2170 2866 .757 5387 1843 1992 9134 114.2
2 Baltimore Bullets* 80 19375 3421 7734 .442 3421 7734 .442 2245 3144 .714 5298 1676 2119 9087 113.6
3 Boston Celtics* 80 19275 3567 8609 .414 3567 8609 .414 1890 2587 .731 5748 1772 2065 9024 112.8
4 Philadelphia 76ers* 80 19275 3391 8028 .422 3391 8028 .422 2221 3011 .738 5246 1692 2096 9003 112.5
5 Los Angeles Lakers* 80 19350 3336 7628 .437 3336 7628 .437 2276 2984 .763 5231 1601 1998 8948 111.9
6 St. Louis Hawks* 80 19225 3269 7710 .424 3269 7710 .424 2168 2947 .736 5208 1691 2069 8706 108.8
7 Detroit Pistons 80 19325 3467 8297 .418 3467 8297 .418 1747 2537 .689 5394 1609 2058 8681 108.5
8 New York Knicks 80 19500 3339 7834 .426 3339 7834 .426 1915 2684 .713 5206 1550 2283 8593 107.4
9 San Francisco Warriors 80 19350 3323 8245 .403 3323 8245 .403 1819 2844 .640 5715 1653 2002 8465 105.8
League Average 80 19333 3399 7987 .426 3399 7987 .426 2050 2845 .721 5381 1676 2076 8849 110.6

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 Boston Celtics* 80 19275 8351 104.4
2 St. Louis Hawks* 80 19225 8464 105.8
3 Los Angeles Lakers* 80 19350 8795 109.9
4 New York Knicks 80 19500 8886 111.1
5 Cincinnati Royals* 80 19325 8952 111.9
6 Detroit Pistons 80 19325 8954 111.9
7 San Francisco Warriors 80 19350 8960 112.0
8 Philadelphia 76ers* 80 19275 9015 112.7
9 Baltimore Bullets* 80 19375 9264 115.8
League Average 80 19333 8849 110.6

Miscellaneous Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team Age PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr TS% eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Boston Celtics* 28.3 60 20 8.41 -0.93 7.46 90.9 84.2 123.6 .300 .463 .414 .220 Boston Garden
2 St. Louis Hawks* 27.1 48 32 3.03 -0.34 2.68 94.5 91.8 115.1 .382 .483 .424 .281 Kiel Auditorium
3 Cincinnati Royals* 26.5 46 34 2.28 -0.26 2.04 98.0 96.0 115.8 .368 .504 .447 .278 Cincinnati Gardens
4 Los Angeles Lakers* 26.4 45 35 1.91 -0.21 1.70 97.4 95.8 113.9 .391 .500 .437 .298 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
5 Philadelphia 76ers* 27.6 40 40 -0.15 0.02 -0.13 94.1 94.2 119.1 .375 .481 .422 .277 Convention Hall
6 Baltimore Bullets* 26.1 35 45 -2.21 0.25 -1.97 96.8 98.7 116.2 .407 .498 .442 .290 Baltimore Civic Center
7 Detroit Pistons 24.4 31 49 -3.41 0.38 -3.03 90.5 93.3 119.2 .306 .461 .418 .211 Cobo Arena
8 New York Knicks 25.5 31 49 -3.66 0.41 -3.26 93.2 96.4 113.5 .343 .477 .426 .244 Madison Square Garden (III)
9 San Francisco Warriors 25.6 25 55 -6.19 0.69 -5.49 87.7 92.8 119.7 .345 .446 .403 .221 San Francisco Civic Auditorium
League Average 26.4 40 40 0.00 0.00 0.00 93.6 93.6 117.3 .356 .479 .426 .257