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1961-62 Syracuse Nationals Schedule and Results

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Record: 41-39, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Hannum (41-39)

PTS/G: 120.7 (4th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 118.4 (4th of 9)
SRS: 2.24 (3rd of 9) ▪ Pace: 128.8 (3rd of 9)
Off Rtg: 93.4 (5th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.6 (2nd of 9)
Expected W-L: 45-35 (3rd of 9)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1962 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (3-2) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 21, 1961 Box Score Chicago Packers W 123 103 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Oct 26, 1961 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 107 110 1 1 L 1 at New York, NY
3 Fri, Oct 27, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 126 122 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Oct 28, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 115 119 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, Oct 29, 1961 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 132 139 2 3 L 2
6 Tue, Oct 31, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 107 90 3 3 W 1
7 Fri, Nov 3, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 94 106 3 4 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 4, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 107 127 3 5 L 2
9 Thu, Nov 9, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 108 151 3 6 L 3
10 Sat, Nov 11, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 135 109 4 6 W 1
11 Tue, Nov 14, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 115 119 4 7 L 1 at New York, NY
12 Wed, Nov 15, 1961 Box Score N New York Knicks W 114 102 5 7 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
13 Sat, Nov 18, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 148 130 6 7 W 2
14 Wed, Nov 22, 1961 Box Score N New York Knicks L 109 110 6 8 L 1 at Boston, MA
15 Thu, Nov 23, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 117 99 7 8 W 1 at Rochester, NY
16 Fri, Nov 24, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 125 127 7 9 L 1
17 Sat, Nov 25, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 108 141 7 10 L 2
18 Tue, Nov 28, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 121 111 8 10 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
19 Wed, Nov 29, 1961 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 136 122 9 10 W 2
20 Fri, Dec 1, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 118 9 11 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 2, 1961 Box Score Chicago Packers W 132 118 10 11 W 1
22 Mon, Dec 4, 1961 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 120 131 10 12 L 1
23 Tue, Dec 5, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 120 125 10 13 L 2 at Providence, RI
24 Wed, Dec 6, 1961 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L OT 121 123 10 14 L 3
25 Fri, Dec 8, 1961 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 111 123 10 15 L 4
26 Sat, Dec 9, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L 102 106 10 16 L 5
27 Tue, Dec 12, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 126 124 11 16 W 1
28 Wed, Dec 13, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 126 136 11 17 L 1
29 Thu, Dec 14, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 125 136 11 18 L 2
30 Sat, Dec 16, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 128 123 12 18 W 1 at Rochester, NY
31 Tue, Dec 19, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 124 111 13 18 W 2 at New York, NY
32 Mon, Dec 25, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L 122 127 13 19 L 1
33 Tue, Dec 26, 1961 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 111 118 13 20 L 2 at Boston, MA
34 Wed, Dec 27, 1961 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 111 119 13 21 L 3 at Philadelphia, PA
35 Thu, Dec 28, 1961 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 114 121 13 22 L 4
36 Sat, Dec 30, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 109 108 14 22 W 1
37 Mon, Jan 1, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 110 106 15 22 W 2
38 Tue, Jan 2, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers W 127 102 16 22 W 3
39 Fri, Jan 5, 1962 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L OT 135 138 16 23 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
40 Sat, Jan 6, 1962 Box Score Chicago Packers W 120 102 17 23 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 7, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 123 116 18 23 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 9, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 129 120 19 23 W 3
43 Wed, Jan 10, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 134 122 20 23 W 4
44 Sat, Jan 13, 1962 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 127 117 21 23 W 5 at Rochester, NY
45 Sun, Jan 14, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 141 118 22 23 W 6
46 Thu, Jan 18, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 118 111 23 23 W 7 at Philadelphia, PA
47 Fri, Jan 19, 1962 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 103 128 23 24 L 1
48 Sat, Jan 20, 1962 Box Score Boston Celtics L 101 107 23 25 L 2
49 Sun, Jan 21, 1962 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L OT 132 139 23 26 L 3 at Utica, NY
50 Tue, Jan 23, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 107 115 23 27 L 4
51 Wed, Jan 24, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 102 111 23 28 L 5
52 Thu, Jan 25, 1962 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 100 101 23 29 L 6 at Chicago, IL
53 Sat, Jan 27, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers W 107 102 24 29 W 1
54 Sun, Jan 28, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 131 139 24 30 L 1
55 Wed, Jan 31, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 138 109 25 30 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 2, 1962 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 135 101 26 30 W 2 at Utica, NY
57 Sat, Feb 3, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 134 112 27 30 W 3
58 Sun, Feb 4, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 117 128 27 31 L 1
59 Tue, Feb 6, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 127 123 28 31 W 1 at New York, NY
60 Thu, Feb 8, 1962 Box Score Boston Celtics W 122 110 29 31 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 9, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 111 120 29 32 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 11, 1962 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 132 116 30 32 W 1
63 Thu, Feb 15, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers L 121 126 30 33 L 1
64 Fri, Feb 16, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 132 106 31 33 W 1 at Evansville, IN
65 Sat, Feb 17, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 136 127 32 33 W 2 at Rochester, NY
66 Sun, Feb 18, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 141 126 33 33 W 3
67 Wed, Feb 21, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 150 109 34 33 W 4
68 Thu, Feb 22, 1962 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 106 134 34 34 L 1 at Providence, RI
69 Fri, Feb 23, 1962 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 107 121 34 35 L 2
70 Sat, Feb 24, 1962 Box Score N New York Knicks W 120 117 35 35 W 1 at Utica, NY
71 Sun, Feb 25, 1962 Box Score Boston Celtics L 106 110 35 36 L 1
72 Tue, Feb 27, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 130 120 36 36 W 1
73 Thu, Mar 1, 1962 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 137 108 37 36 W 2
74 Sat, Mar 3, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 128 114 38 36 W 3
75 Sun, Mar 4, 1962 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 115 124 38 37 L 1
76 Wed, Mar 7, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 129 126 39 37 W 1
77 Sat, Mar 10, 1962 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 128 111 40 37 W 2
78 Sun, Mar 11, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 148 130 41 37 W 3
79 Tue, Mar 13, 1962 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 110 142 41 38 L 1
80 Wed, Mar 14, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 102 105 41 39 L 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Mar 16, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 103 110 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Mar 18, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 82 97 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Mar 19, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 101 100 1 2 W 1
4 Tue, Mar 20, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 106 99 2 2 W 2
5 Thu, Mar 22, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 104 121 2 3 L 1