Who was the best NBA player of the 60s?

Who was the best NBA player of the 60s?

These 10 players were the best of the best during the 1960s.

  1. Wilt Chamberlain.
  2. Oscar Robertson.
  3. Jerry West.
  4. Bill Russell.
  5. Bailey Howell.
  6. Walt Bellamy.
  7. Sam Jones.
  8. Bob Pettit.

What were the NBA teams in 1960?

How many NBA teams were there in 1960?

Boston Celtics 1959-60 9,337
New York Knicks 1959-60 8,800
Philadelphia Warriors 1959-60 8,895
Detroit Pistons 1959-60 8,367

What team dominated the NBA in the 1960s?

The Boston Celtics
1960s, Overall The NBA in the 1960s was rougher, tougher, smaller and less visible than just about every decade that followed. But it may have been the best basketball decade of them all. The Boston Celtics dominated. Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game.

How many NBA games were played in the 60’s?


1960–61 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration October 19, 1960 – March 12, 1961 March 14 – April 1, 1961 (Playoffs) April 2–11, 1961 (Finals)
Number of games 79

Who was the best player in 1960?

Luis Suárez

Rank Name Points
1 Luis Suárez 54
2 Ferenc Puskás 37
3 Uwe Seeler 33
4 Alfredo Di Stéfano 32

What team did Wilt Chamberlain play for?

He went to the NBA in 1959, playing with the Philadelphia Warriors (1959–65; the team moved and became the San Francisco Warriors in 1962), going back to Philadelphia to play for the 76ers (1965–68), and finishing his career with the Los Angeles Lakers (1968–73).

How many NBA teams did Wilt Chamberlain play for?

Chamberlain played for the Kansas Jayhawks and the Harlem Globetrotters before joining the NBA, where he played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers.

How many NBA teams were there in 1962?

Notable occurrences. The Chicago Packers entered the league, bringing the number of teams to nine. The NBA schedule was expanded for the third consecutive season. This time it went from 79 games per team, to 80.

What was the weakest era of basketball?

It is a statistical fact that the 1970s had the weakest team competition of any post-infancy decade. In 1973/74 and 4 consecutive seasons from 1975/76 to 1978/79, the league failed to produce even one 60-win team in those 5 seasons.

How much did NBA players make in the 60s?

Average NBA salary was ~15k in the early 60s, that’s about $150k today.

Who won 1960 Ballon d Or?

As a result, Suárez was voted Ballon d’Or in 1960, beating Real Madrid’s Ferenc Puskás. One of his last games for the club was the final of the European Cup in 1961 which they lost 3–2 to Benfica.

How many teams were in the NBA in 1961?


1961–62 NBA season
Duration October 19, 1961 – March 14, 1962 March 16 – April 5, 1962 (Playoffs) April 7–18, 1962 (Finals)
Number of games 80
Number of teams 9
TV partner(s) NBC

Who has the worst NBA record ever?

The Bobcats
The Bobcats clinched the worst record in NBA history, in a shortened season or otherwise, by losing 104–84 to the New York Knicks on April 26, 2012.

Who is the best player in the world from 1960?


Rank Name Club(s)
1 Luis Suárez Barcelona
2 Ferenc Puskás Real Madrid
3 Uwe Seeler Hamburger SV
4 Alfredo Di Stéfano Real Madrid

Who is the best free kick taker of all time?

GOAT. There can only be one GOAT in our eyes and we’re giving the honour to Juninho. He scored an astonishing 77 strikes from free-kicks and, if there’s anyone you’d want standing over a free-kick for your side, it’s the Brazilian.