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1966 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

1966 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Jerry West (479)
TRB: Bill Russell (428)
AST: Bill Russell (85)
WS: Bill Russell (3.2)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-3): Los Angeles Lakers over St. Louis Hawks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (3-2): Boston Celtics over Cincinnati Royals (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (3-0): St. Louis Hawks over Baltimore Bullets (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 Los Angeles Lakers 14 3385 633 1374 .461 633 1374 .461 367 476 .771 768 311 358 1633 116.6
2 Boston Celtics 17 4130 735 1691 .435 735 1691 .435 499 651 .767 1153 368 484 1969 115.8
3 St. Louis Hawks 10 2400 432 966 .447 432 966 .447 276 371 .744 597 251 247 1140 114.0
4 Cincinnati Royals 5 1200 196 462 .424 196 462 .424 159 199 .799 314 79 142 551 110.2
5 Baltimore Bullets 3 720 134 288 .465 134 288 .465 55 90 .611 188 54 92 323 107.7
6 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1225 194 502 .386 194 502 .386 132 203 .650 361 96 143 520 104.0
League Average 9 2177 387 881 .440 387 881 .440 248 332 .748 564 193 244 1023 113.6

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 Boston Celtics 17 4130 1873 110.2
2 Baltimore Bullets 3 720 339 113.0
3 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1225 568 113.6
4 Cincinnati Royals 5 1200 574 114.8
5 St. Louis Hawks 10 2400 1154 115.4
6 Los Angeles Lakers 14 3385 1628 116.3
League Average 9 2177 1023 113.6

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 17 11 6 .647 11.4 5.6 .385 .435 .295
2 Los Angeles Lakers 14 7 7 .500 7.2 6.8 .346 .461 .267
3 St. Louis Hawks 10 6 4 .600 4.6 5.4 .384 .447 .286
4 Cincinnati Royals 5 2 3 .400 1.8 3.2 .431 .424 .344
5 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1 4 .200 1.1 3.9 .404 .386 .263
6 Baltimore Bullets 3 0 3 .000 1.0 2.0 .313 .465 .191
League Average 9.0 4.5 4.5 .500 4.5 4.5 .377 .440 .282

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 814
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 719
3. Jerry West*-LAL 619
4. Sam Jones*-BOS 602
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 586
Field Goals
1. Jerry West*-LAL 185
2. Sam Jones*-BOS 154
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 153
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 145
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 124
Field Goal Attempts
1. John Havlicek*-BOS 374
2. Jerry West*-LAL 357
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 343
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 328
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 261
Free Throws
1. Sam Jones*-BOS 114
2. Jerry West*-LAL 109
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 95
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 85
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 76
Free Throw Attempts
1. Sam Jones*-BOS 136
2. Jerry West*-LAL 125
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 123
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 113
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 105
Total Rebounds
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 428
2. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 197
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 154
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI 151
5. Bill Bridges-STL 149
Assists
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 85
2. Jerry West*-LAL 79
  Richie Guerin*-STL 79
4. K.C. Jones*-BOS 75
5. Lenny Wilkens*-STL 70
  John Havlicek*-BOS 70
Personal Fouls
1. Tom Sanders-BOS 70
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 69
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 65
  K.C. Jones*-BOS 65
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 60
Points
1. Jerry West*-LAL 479
2. Sam Jones*-BOS 422
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 401
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 375
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 324
Field Goal Pct
1. Johnny Green-BAL .588
2. Jerry West*-LAL .518
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI .509
4. Don Ohl-BAL .507
5. Bill Bridges-STL .506
Free Throw Pct
1. Adrian Smith-CIN .955
2. Cliff Hagan*-STL .926
3. Oscar Robertson*-CIN .897
4. Mel Counts-BOS .882
5. Jerry West*-LAL .872
Minutes Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI 48.0
2. Bill Russell*-BOS 47.9
3. Jerry Lucas*-CIN 46.2
4. Hal Greer*-PHI 45.2
5. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 44.8
Points Per Game
1. Jerry West*-LAL 34.2
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 31.8
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI 28.0
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 26.8
5. Sam Jones*-BOS 24.8
Rebounds Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI 30.2
2. Bill Russell*-BOS 25.2
3. Jerry Lucas*-CIN 20.2
4. Bill Bridges-STL 14.9
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 14.1
Assists Per Game
1. Richie Guerin*-STL 7.9
2. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 7.8
3. Lenny Wilkens*-STL 7.0
4. Jerry West*-LAL 5.6
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 5.0
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI 26.0
2. Jerry West*-LAL 24.7
3. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 24.3
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 21.0
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 20.2
True Shooting Pct
1. Jerry West*-LAL .581
2. Zelmo Beaty-STL .547
3. Rudy LaRusso-LAL .544
4. Don Ohl-BAL .540
5. Bill Bridges-STL .537
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Johnny Green-BAL .588
2. Jerry West*-LAL .518
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI .509
4. Don Ohl-BAL .507
5. Bill Bridges-STL .506
Assist Pct
1. Oscar Robertson*-CIN 29.1
2. Richie Guerin*-STL 27.5
3. Lenny Wilkens*-STL 23.7
4. Jerry West*-LAL 20.1
5. Wali Jones-PHI 18.3
Offensive Win Shares
1. Jerry West*-LAL 2.7
2. Sam Jones*-BOS 1.4
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 1.0
4. Richie Guerin*-STL 0.8
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 0.8
Defensive Win Shares
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 2.2
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 1.2
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 0.8
4. K.C. Jones*-BOS 0.8
5. Tom Sanders-BOS 0.7
Win Shares
1. Bill Russell*-BOS 3.2
2. Jerry West*-LAL 3.1
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 2.2
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 1.5
5. Tom Sanders-BOS 1.4
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Jerry West*-LAL .237
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI .193
3. Bill Russell*-BOS .191
4. Sam Jones*-BOS .179
5. Oscar Robertson*-CIN .158