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1960-61 NBA Playoffs

NBA Eastern Division Semifinals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/14/1961 Philadelphia Warriors 107 Syracuse Nationals 115 Philadelphia Civic Center Syracuse Nationals Lead Series 1-0
2 3/16/1961 Syracuse Nationals 115 Philadelphia Warriors 114 Onondaga War Memorial Syracuse Nationals Lead Series 2-0
3 3/18/1961 Philadelphia Warriors 103 Syracuse Nationals 106 Philadelphia Civic Center Syracuse Nationals Sweep Series 3-0
               

NBA Western Division Semifinals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/14/1961 Los Angeles Lakers 120 Detroit Pistons 102 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Los Angeles Lakers Lead Series 1-0
2 3/15/1961 Los Angeles Lakers 127 Detroit Pistons 118 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Los Angeles Lakers Lead Series 2-0
3 3/17/1961 Detroit Pistons 124 Los Angeles Lakers 113 Detroit Olympia Los Angeles Lakers Lead Series 2-1
4 3/18/1961 Detroit Pistons 123 Los Angeles Lakers 114 Detroit Olympia Series Tied 2-2
5 3/19/1961 Los Angeles Lakers 137 Detroit Pistons 120 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Los Angeles Lakers Win Series 3-2
               

NBA Eastern Division Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/19/1961 Boston Celtics 128 Syracuse Nationals 115 Boston Garden Boston Celtics Lead Series 1-0
2 3/21/1961 Syracuse Nationals 115 Boston Celtics 98 Onondaga War Memorial Series Tied 1-1
3 3/23/1961 Boston Celtics 133 Syracuse Nationals 110 Boston Garden Boston Celtics Lead Series 2-1
4 3/25/1961 Syracuse Nationals 107 Boston Celtics 120 Onondaga War Memorial Boston Celtics Lead Series 3-1
5 3/26/1961 Boston Celtics 123 Syracuse Nationals 101 Boston Garden Boston Celtics Win Series 4-1
               

NBA Western Division Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 3/21/1961 St. Louis Hawks 118 Los Angeles Lakers 122 Kiel Auditorium Los Angeles Lakers Lead Series 1-0
2 3/22/1961 St. Louis Hawks 121 Los Angeles Lakers 106 Kiel Auditorium Series Tied 1-1
3 3/24/1961 Los Angeles Lakers 118 St. Louis Hawks 112 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Los Angeles Lakers Lead Series 2-1
4 3/25/1961 Los Angeles Lakers 117 St. Louis Hawks 118 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Series Tied 2-2
5 3/27/1961 St. Louis Hawks 112 Los Angeles Lakers 121 Kiel Auditorium Los Angeles Lakers Lead Series 3-2
6 3/29/1961 Los Angeles Lakers 113 St. Louis Hawks 114 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Series Tied 3-3
7 4/1/1961 St. Louis Hawks 105 Los Angeles Lakers 103 Kiel Auditorium St. Louis Hawks Win Series 4-3
               

NBA Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/2/1961 Boston Celtics 129 St. Louis Hawks 95 Boston Garden Boston Celtics Lead Series 1-0
2 4/5/1961 Boston Celtics 116 St. Louis Hawks 108 Boston Garden Boston Celtics Lead Series 2-0
3 4/8/1961 St. Louis Hawks 124 Boston Celtics 120 Kiel Auditorium Boston Celtics Lead Series 2-1
4 4/9/1961 St. Louis Hawks 104 Boston Celtics 119 Kiel Auditorium Boston Celtics Lead Series 3-1
5 4/11/1961 Boston Celtics 121 St. Louis Hawks 112 Boston Garden Boston Celtics Win Series 4-1