1961-62

Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1961-62 Regular Season Standings

This page features the complete 1961-1962 NBA season standings, including conference and division ranks, wins, loses, percentage, games behind and teams that qualified for the playoffs

x = teams that made the playoffs are marked with an 'x'.


NBA 1961-62 Division Standings

Western Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Los Angeles Lakers 54 26 .675 - x
2 Cincinnati Royals 43 37 .538 11.0 x
3 Detroit Pistons 37 43 .463 17.0 x
4 St. Louis Hawks 29 51 .363 25.0
5 Chicago Packers 18 62 .225 36.0
Eastern Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Boston Celtics 60 20 .750 - x
2 Philadelphia Warriors 49 31 .613 11.0 x
3 Syracuse Nationals 41 39 .513 19.0 x
4 New York Knicks 29 51 .363 31.0

Note: from 1946-47 to 1969-70 there were no conferences. The league was divided in two divisions (Eastern and Western) with the only exception of the 1949-50 season when there were 3 divisions.

Abbreviations: W = Wins / L = Losses / Pct = Winning Percentage / GB = Games behind