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1961 NBA Finals

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

1961 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Elgin Baylor (457)
TRB: Bill Russell (299)
AST: Bob Cousy (91)
WS: Elgin Baylor (2.8)


#1.Boston Celtics (4) vs. #1.St. Louis Hawks (1)

Game 1
STL
BOS
95
129
Game 2
STL
BOS
108
116
Game 3
BOS
STL
120
124
Game 4
BOS
STL
119
104
Game 5
STL
BOS
112
121

Boston Celtics (4-1)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Tom Heinsohn 26 5 131 47 99 16 20 44 7 22 110 .475 .800 26.2 22.0 8.8 1.4
2 Bob Cousy 32 5 186 32 89 35 43 25 53 12 99 .360 .814 37.2 19.8 5.0 10.6
3 Bill Russell 26 5 233 33 77 22 49 144 22 13 88 .429 .449 46.6 17.6 28.8 4.4
4 Frank Ramsey 29 5 148 27 68 22 27 25 10 19 76 .397 .815 29.6 15.2 5.0 2.0
5 Bill Sharman 34 5 114 30 60 8 10 11 7 6 68 .500 .800 22.8 13.6 2.2 1.4
6 Sam Jones 27 5 124 28 67 6 7 30 12 8 62 .418 .857 24.8 12.4 6.0 2.4
7 Tom Sanders 22 5 119 21 41 6 13 45 6 21 48 .512 .462 23.8 9.6 9.0 1.2
8 Gene Conley 30 5 34 8 19 5 8 20 1 9 21 .421 .625 6.8 4.2 4.0 0.2
9 Jim Loscutoff 30 5 56 8 24 3 5 15 1 18 19 .333 .600 11.2 3.8 3.0 0.2
10 K.C. Jones 28 5 55 4 11 6 10 10 11 8 14 .364 .600 11.0 2.8 2.0 2.2
Team Totals 5 1200 238 555 129 192 369 130 136 605 .429 .672 240.0 121.0 73.8 26.0

St. Louis Hawks (1-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Cliff Hagan 29 5 209 55 108 37 41 59 22 18 147 .509 .902 41.8 29.4 11.8 4.4
2 Bob Pettit 28 5 208 47 119 48 60 82 15 18 142 .395 .800 41.6 28.4 16.4 3.0
3 Lenny Wilkens 23 5 168 23 66 16 20 30 10 23 62 .348 .800 33.6 12.4 6.0 2.0
4 Woody Sauldsberry 26 5 162 21 84 8 14 46 13 20 50 .250 .571 32.4 10.0 9.2 2.6
5 Clyde Lovellette 31 3 63 16 45 10 14 15 4 12 42 .356 .714 21.0 14.0 5.0 1.3
6 Si Green 27 5 128 17 56 6 12 32 13 17 40 .304 .500 25.6 8.0 6.4 2.6
7 Al Ferrari 27 4 65 9 17 5 8 8 9 9 23 .529 .625 16.3 5.8 2.0 2.3
8 Johnny McCarthy 26 5 135 10 27 3 5 21 16 9 23 .370 .600 27.0 4.6 4.2 3.2
9 Fred LaCour 22 2 38 3 15 4 5 4 4 5 10 .200 .800 19.0 5.0 2.0 2.0
10 Larry Foust 32 2 14 1 2 0 0 4 0 5 2 .500 7.0 1.0 2.0 0.0
11 Dave Piontek 26 1 10 1 7 0 0 3 1 2 2 .143 10.0 2.0 3.0 1.0
Team Totals 5 1200 203 546 137 179 304 107 138 543 .372 .765 240.0 108.6 60.8 21.4