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1960-61 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 57-22, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (57-22)

PTS/G: 119.7 (3rd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.1 (2nd of 8)
SRS: 4.93 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 134.4 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.7 (8th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 84.5 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 52-27 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1961 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (1-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (1-4) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1960 to June 30, 1961.
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March 27, 1961

Drafted Gary Phillips in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

Drafted Al Butler in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Depp in the 3rd round (31st pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

Drafted Carl Cole in the 4th round (40th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob DiStefano in the 5th round (49th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ned Twyman in the 6th round (58th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mel Klein in the 7th round (67th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

April 26, 1961

Lost Gene Conley to the Chicago Packers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 14, 1961

Signed Carl Braun as a free agent.