1961-62 Detroit Pistons Season
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1961%E2%80%9362 Detroit Pistons Season
1961-62 Detroit Pistons season
Head coachDick McGuire
ArenaCobo Arena
Results
Record37–43 (.463)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finishWest Division Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWJBK
RadioWXYZ

The 1961-62 NBA season was the Pistons' 14th season in the NBA and fifth season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Los Angeles Lakers 54 26 .675 - 26-5 18-13 10-8 33-13
x-Cincinnati Royals 43 37 .538 11 18-13 14-16 11-8 29-17
x-Detroit Pistons 37 43 .463 17 16-14 8-17 13-12 24-22
St. Louis Hawks 29 51 .363 25 19-16 7-27 3-8 16-30
Chicago Packers 18 62 .225 36 15-23 3-39 0-0 10-30
x - clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents

1961-62 NBA Records
Team BOS CHI CIN DET LAL NYK PHI STL SYR
Boston -- 9-1 7-1 5-3 6-3 8-4 8-4 7-2 10-2
Chicago 1-9 -- 1-9 3-7 2-8 6-4 0-10 4-6 1-9
Cincinnati 1-7 9-1 -- 6-6 5-7 5-4 3-5 9-3 5-4
Detroit 3-5 7-3 6-6 -- 4-8 5-4 1-7 7-5 4-5
Los Angeles 3-6 8-2 7-5 8-4 -- 6-2 6-3 10-2 6-2
New York 4-8 4-6 4-5 4-5 2-6 -- 4-8 4-4 3-9
Philadelphia 4-8 10-0 5-3 7-1 3-6 8-4 -- 6-3 6-6
St. Louis 2-7 6-4 3-9 5-7 2-10 4-4 3-6 -- 4-4
Syracuse 2-10 9-1 4-5 5-4 2-6 9-3 6-6 4-4 --

Playoffs

West Division Semifinals

(2) Cincinnati Royals vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Pistons win series 3-1

  • Game 1 @ Detroit: Detroit 123, Cincinnati 122
  • Game 2 @ Cincinnati: Cincinnati 129, Detroit 107
  • Game 3 @ Detroit: Detroit 118, Cincinnati 107
  • Game 4 @ Cincinnati: Detroit 112, Cincinnati 111

Last Playoffs meeting: 1958 Eastern Division Semifinals (Detroit won 2-0).

West Division Finals

(1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Lakers win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 132, Detroit 108
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 127, Detroit 112
  • Game 3 @ Detroit: Los Angeles 111, Detroit 106
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Detroit 118, Los Angeles 117
  • Game 5 @ Los Angeles: Detroit 132, Los Angeles 125
  • Game 6 @ Detroit: Los Angeles 123, Detroit 117

Last Playoffs meeting: 1961 Western Division Semifinals (Los Angeles won 3-2).

See also

References


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