The 11th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on January 17, 1961, in Syracuse, New York. The coaches were Red Auerbach for the East, and Paul Seymour for the West.

1961 NBA All-Star Game
1234 Total
West 47373138 153
East 19433534 131
DateJanuary 17, 1961
ArenaOnondaga County War Memorial Coliseum
CitySyracuse, New York
MVPOscar Robertson
RefereesNorm Drucker and Richie Powers
Attendance8,016
NBA All-Star Game
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Eastern ConferenceEdit

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PF PTS
Wilt Chamberlain, PHW 38 2 8 8 15 18 5 1 12
Bob Cousy, BOS 33 2 11 0 0 3 8 6 4
Bill Russell, BOS 28 9 15 6 8 11 1 2 24
Dolph Schayes, SYR 27 7 15 7 7 6 3 4 21
Tom Gola, PHW 25 6 13 2 4 5 3 2 14
Tom Heinsohn, BOS 19 2 16 0 0 6 1 4 4
Hal Greer, SYR 18 7 11 0 0 6 2 2 14
Paul Arizin, PHW 17 6 12 5 6 2 1 4 17
Willie Naulls, NYK 16 4 6 0 1 6 2 2 8
Richie Guerin, NYK 15 3 8 5 6 0 2 2 11
Larry Costello, SYR 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2
Totals 240 49 117 33 47 63 28 31 131

Western ConferenceEdit

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PF PTS
Oscar Robertson, CIN 34 8 13 7 9 9 14 5 23
Bob Pettit, STL 32 13 22 3 7 9 0 2 29
Clyde Lovellette, STL 31 10 19 1 1 10 3 4 21
Elgin Baylor, LAL 27 3 11 9 10 10 4 5 15
Jerry West, LAL 25 2 8 5 6 2 4 3 9
Gene Shue, DET 23 6 10 3 4 3 6 1 15
Walter Dukes, DET 17 3 6 2 2 4 1 4 8
Bailey Howell, DET 16 5 10 3 4 3 3 4 13
Hot Rod Hundley, LAL 14 6 10 2 2 0 2 1 14
Cliff Hagan, STL 13 0 2 2 2 2 0 1 2
Wayne Embry, CIN 8 2 4 0 0 3 0 0 4
Totals 240 58 115 37 47 55 37 30 153

Score by PeriodsEdit

Score by Periods: 1 2 3 4 Final
East 19 43 35 34 131
West 47 37 31 38 153

ReferencesEdit

  • The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia. Villard Books. 1994. p. 244. ISBN 0-679-43293-0.
  • "1961 NBA All-Star Game". Basketball-Reference. Archived from the original on July 24, 2008. Retrieved July 12, 2008.