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1960-61 Syracuse Nationals Schedule and Results

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Record: 38-41, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Hannum (38-41)

PTS/G: 121.3 (1st of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 119.2 (4th of 8)
SRS: 1.92 (3rd of 8) ▪ Pace: 129.1 (4th of 8)
Off Rtg: 93.6 (3rd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.9 (5th of 8)
Expected W-L: 44-35 (3rd of 8)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1961 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-1) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (3-0) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 22, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 123 133 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Oct 25, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 100 123 0 2 L 2
3 Thu, Oct 27, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L OT 140 143 0 3 L 3
4 Sat, Oct 29, 1960 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 125 118 1 3 W 1
5 Sat, Nov 5, 1960 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 110 112 1 4 L 1
6 Sun, Nov 6, 1960 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 113 119 1 5 L 2 at San Francisco, CA
7 Fri, Nov 11, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 112 1 6 L 3
8 Sat, Nov 12, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks W 128 117 2 6 W 1
9 Wed, Nov 16, 1960 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 124 87 3 6 W 2
10 Thu, Nov 17, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 106 105 4 6 W 3
11 Sat, Nov 19, 1960 Box Score Boston Celtics L 94 114 4 7 L 1
12 Wed, Nov 23, 1960 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 115 122 4 8 L 2
13 Thu, Nov 24, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 97 132 4 9 L 3
14 Sat, Nov 26, 1960 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 110 129 4 10 L 4
15 Tue, Nov 29, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 129 105 5 10 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
16 Wed, Nov 30, 1960 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 135 126 6 10 W 2 at Detroit, MI
17 Thu, Dec 1, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 137 126 7 10 W 3
18 Sat, Dec 3, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks W 130 113 8 10 W 4
19 Tue, Dec 6, 1960 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 107 113 8 11 L 1 at New York, NY
20 Wed, Dec 7, 1960 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 142 134 9 11 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 9, 1960 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 118 131 9 12 L 1 at Boston, MA
22 Sat, Dec 10, 1960 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 117 107 10 12 W 1
23 Sun, Dec 11, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 132 121 11 12 W 2
24 Tue, Dec 13, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 107 105 12 12 W 3 at New York, NY
25 Thu, Dec 15, 1960 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 105 115 12 13 L 1 at Providence, RI
26 Sun, Dec 18, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 103 104 12 14 L 2
27 Tue, Dec 20, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 112 122 12 15 L 3
28 Sun, Dec 25, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks W 162 100 13 15 W 1
29 Mon, Dec 26, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 112 133 13 16 L 1
30 Tue, Dec 27, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 124 129 13 17 L 2
31 Wed, Dec 28, 1960 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 115 113 14 17 W 1
32 Fri, Dec 30, 1960 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 112 121 14 18 L 1 at St. Louis, MO
33 Sun, Jan 1, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L 96 113 14 19 L 2
34 Mon, Jan 2, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 125 126 14 20 L 3 at Utica, NY
35 Tue, Jan 3, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 129 104 15 20 W 1
36 Wed, Jan 4, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 126 134 15 21 L 1
37 Thu, Jan 5, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 127 139 15 22 L 2
38 Sat, Jan 7, 1961 Box Score N New York Knicks L 117 120 15 23 L 3 at Rochester, NY
39 Sun, Jan 8, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 138 115 16 23 W 1
40 Wed, Jan 11, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 133 128 17 23 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 12, 1961 Box Score N Boston Celtics L OT 118 124 17 24 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
42 Fri, Jan 13, 1961 Box Score N New York Knicks W 106 105 18 24 W 1 at Boston, MA
43 Sun, Jan 15, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 116 113 19 24 W 2
44 Wed, Jan 18, 1961 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 129 118 20 24 W 3 at Boston, MA
45 Sat, Jan 21, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics W 127 124 21 24 W 4
46 Sun, Jan 22, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 112 109 22 24 W 5 at Utica, NY
47 Tue, Jan 24, 1961 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 107 116 22 25 L 1
48 Wed, Jan 25, 1961 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 112 117 22 26 L 2
49 Fri, Jan 27, 1961 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 138 126 23 26 W 1
50 Sun, Jan 29, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 108 125 23 27 L 1
51 Tue, Jan 31, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 122 106 24 27 W 1
52 Wed, Feb 1, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 113 122 24 28 L 1
53 Fri, Feb 3, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 118 121 24 29 L 2
54 Sat, Feb 4, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 104 111 24 30 L 3 at Baltimore, MD
55 Sun, Feb 5, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 129 115 25 30 W 1
56 Wed, Feb 8, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics W 130 108 26 30 W 2
57 Thu, Feb 9, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 136 126 27 30 W 3
58 Sat, Feb 11, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 141 111 28 30 W 4 at Boston, MA
59 Sun, Feb 12, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 148 122 29 30 W 5
60 Wed, Feb 15, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 127 129 29 31 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Feb 16, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 132 120 30 31 W 1
62 Fri, Feb 17, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 115 113 31 31 W 2 at Philadelphia, PA
63 Sat, Feb 18, 1961 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 129 110 32 31 W 3 at Rochester, NY
64 Sun, Feb 19, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L 106 116 32 32 L 1
65 Mon, Feb 20, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 126 121 33 32 W 1 at Morgantown, WV
66 Tue, Feb 21, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 123 118 34 32 W 2 at New York, NY
67 Thu, Feb 23, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 144 116 35 32 W 3
68 Fri, Feb 24, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 128 144 35 33 L 1
69 Sun, Feb 26, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 136 110 36 33 W 1
70 Wed, Mar 1, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 149 128 37 33 W 2
71 Thu, Mar 2, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 110 114 37 34 L 1 at Scranton, PA
72 Fri, Mar 3, 1961 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 116 123 37 35 L 2 at Hershey, PA
73 Sat, Mar 4, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 115 116 37 36 L 3
74 Sun, Mar 5, 1961 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 114 125 37 37 L 4
75 Tue, Mar 7, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 113 114 37 38 L 5
76 Wed, Mar 8, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 127 136 37 39 L 6
77 Thu, Mar 9, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 129 119 38 39 W 1
78 Sat, Mar 11, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 116 126 38 40 L 1
79 Sun, Mar 12, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L OT 134 136 38 41 L 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 14, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 115 107 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Mar 16, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 115 114 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Mar 18, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 106 103 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Sun, Mar 19, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 115 128 3 1 L 1
5 Tue, Mar 21, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics W 115 98 4 1 W 1
6 Thu, Mar 23, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 110 133 4 2 L 1
7 Sat, Mar 25, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L 107 120 4 3 L 2
8 Sun, Mar 26, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 101 123 4 4 L 3