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1960 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

1960 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Bob Pettit (365)
TRB: Bill Russell (336)
AST: Bob Cousy (116)
WS: Bill Russell (3.0)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over St. Louis Hawks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-2): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia Warriors (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-3): St. Louis Hawks over Minneapolis Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (2-1): Philadelphia Warriors over Syracuse Nationals (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (2-0): Minneapolis Lakers over Detroit Pistons (Series Stats)

Team Stats

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 Philadelphia Warriors 9 2160 409 1000 .409 409 1000 .409 207 335 .618 700 202 222 1025 113.9
2 Boston Celtics 13 3120 580 1481 .392 580 1481 .392 311 407 .764 1003 268 315 1471 113.2
3 Syracuse Nationals 3 720 127 334 .380 127 334 .380 75 89 .843 210 57 75 329 109.7
4 St. Louis Hawks 14 3385 557 1334 .418 557 1334 .418 367 496 .740 943 386 350 1481 105.8
5 Detroit Pistons 2 480 78 215 .363 78 215 .363 55 71 .775 149 40 51 211 105.5
6 Minneapolis Lakers 9 2185 353 873 .404 353 873 .404 231 310 .745 578 209 246 937 104.1
League Average 8 2008 351 873 .402 351 873 .402 208 285 .730 597 194 210 909 109.1

Opponent Stats

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 Minneapolis Lakers 9 2185 954 106.0
2 St. Louis Hawks 14 3385 1502 107.3
3 Boston Celtics 13 3120 1396 107.4
4 Philadelphia Warriors 9 2160 1008 112.0
5 Detroit Pistons 2 480 227 113.5
6 Syracuse Nationals 3 720 366 122.0
League Average 8 2008 909 109.1

Miscellaneous Stats

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W-L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Boston Celtics 13 8 5 .615 8.8 4.2 .275 .392 .210
2 St. Louis Hawks 14 7 7 .500 6.3 7.7 .372 .418 .275
3 Minneapolis Lakers 9 5 4 .556 3.9 5.1 .355 .404 .265
4 Philadelphia Warriors 9 4 5 .444 5.0 4.0 .335 .409 .207
5 Syracuse Nationals 3 1 2 .333 0.6 2.4 .266 .380 .225
6 Detroit Pistons 2 0 2 .000 0.5 1.5 .330 .363 .256
League Average 8.3 4.2 4.2 .500 4.2 4.1 .326 .402 .238

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Bob Pettit*-STL 576
2. Bill Russell*-BOS 572
3. Johnny McCarthy-STL 566
4. Si Green-STL 565
5. Cliff Hagan*-STL 544
Field Goals
1. Bob Pettit*-STL 129
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 125
  Cliff Hagan*-STL 125
4. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 112
5. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 111
Field Goal Attempts
1. Cliff Hagan*-STL 296
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 292
3. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 267
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 262
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 252
Free Throws
1. Bob Pettit*-STL 107
2. Cliff Hagan*-STL 89
3. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 79
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW 69
5. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 60
Free Throw Attempts
1. Bob Pettit*-STL 142
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 110
3. Cliff Hagan*-STL 109
4. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 94
5. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 80
Total Rebounds
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 336
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 232
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 221
4. Clyde Lovellette*-STL 151
5. Cliff Hagan*-STL 138
Assists
1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 116
2. Johnny McCarthy-STL 98
3. Si Green-STL 88
4. Hot Rod Hundley-MNL 55
5. Guy Rodgers-PHW 54
  Cliff Hagan*-STL 54
Personal Fouls
1. Gene Conley-BOS 59
2. Cliff Hagan*-STL 54
3. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 53
  Clyde Lovellette*-STL 53
5. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 51
Points
1. Bob Pettit*-STL 365
2. Cliff Hagan*-STL 339
3. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 301
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 299
5. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 284
Field Goal Pct
1. Hal Greer*-SYR .512
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW .496
3. Tom Hawkins-MNL .489
4. Elgin Baylor*-MNL .474
5. Si Green-STL .474
Free Throw Pct
1. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .933
2. Red Kerr-SYR .917
3. Chuck Share-MNL .909
4. Gene Shue-DET .900
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW .873
Minutes Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 46.1
2. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 45.3
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 44.0
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW 41.2
5. Bob Pettit*-STL 41.1
Points Per Game
1. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 33.4
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 33.2
3. Paul Arizin*-PHW 26.3
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 26.1
5. Cliff Hagan*-STL 24.2
Rebounds Per Game
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 25.8
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 25.8
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 15.8
4. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 14.1
5. Clyde Lovellette*-STL 10.8
Assists Per Game
1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 8.9
2. Johnny McCarthy-STL 7.0
3. Si Green-STL 6.3
4. Hot Rod Hundley-MNL 6.1
5. Guy Rodgers-PHW 6.0
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 27.0
2. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 26.2
3. Bob Pettit*-STL 23.4
4. Bill Russell*-BOS 22.1
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW 20.8
True Shooting Pct
1. Tom Hawkins-MNL .557
2. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .556
3. Elgin Baylor*-MNL .547
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW .516
5. Bob Pettit*-STL .515
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Hal Greer*-SYR .512
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW .496
3. Tom Hawkins-MNL .489
4. Elgin Baylor*-MNL .474
5. Si Green-STL .474
Assist Pct
1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 32.7
2. Slick Leonard-MNL 30.6
3. Hot Rod Hundley-MNL 23.8
4. Johnny McCarthy-STL 23.2
5. Si Green-STL 22.9
Offensive Win Shares
1. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 2.0
2. Bob Pettit*-STL 1.9
3. Cliff Hagan*-STL 1.4
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 1.2
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW 1.2
Defensive Win Shares
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 1.8
2. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1.2
3. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS 0.9
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 0.9
5. Frank Ramsey*-BOS 0.8
Win Shares
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 3.0
2. Elgin Baylor*-MNL 2.2
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW 2.1
4. Bob Pettit*-STL 2.1
5. Paul Arizin*-PHW 1.7
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Elgin Baylor*-MNL .265
2. Bill Russell*-BOS .249
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHW .241
4. Paul Arizin*-PHW .223
5. Tom Heinsohn*-BOS .192