1963-64 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1964

NBA Champion: Boston Celtics

NBA Finals:  San Francisco Warriors (W)  1  Boston Celtics (E)  4

Main players: Bill Russell, Sam Jones, Tom Heinsohn (Boston Celtics), Wilt Chamberlain, Nate Thurmond, Tom Meschery (San Francisco Warriors).

Best players for the 1963-64 season

Regular Season MVP: Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals).

All-NBA first team: Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals), Jerry West (Los Angeles Lakers), Elgin Baylor (Los Angeles Lakers), Bob Pettit (St. Louis Hawks), Wilt Chamberlain (San Francisco Warriors).

All-NBA second team: Hal Greer (Philadelphia 76ers), John Havlicek (Boston Celtics), Jerry Lucas (Cincinnati Royals), Tom Heinsohn (Boston Celtics), Bill Russell (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsWilt ChamberlainCSan Francisco Warriors36.9
ReboundsBill RussellCBoston Celtics24.7
AssistsOscar RobertsonPGCincinnati Royals11.0
EfficiencyWilt ChamberlainCSan Francisco Warriors31.6

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1963-64 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Wilt Chamberlain800.615.05/28.7352.4--/----6.75/12.7053.10.30.1------0.5
Oscar Robertson790.610.63/22.0348.3--/----10.13/11.8785.30.10.1------0.4
Bill Russell780.65.97/13.8143.2--/----3.03/5.5055.10.30.1------0.2
Bob Pettit800.59.89/21.3546.3--/----7.60/9.6478.80.20.0------0.3
Walt Bellamy800.510.14/19.7851.3--/----6.71/10.3165.10.20.0------0.3
Jerry Lucas790.56.90/13.1052.7--/----3.92/5.0477.80.20.0------0.2
Jerry West720.610.28/21.2448.4--/----8.11/9.7583.20.10.1------0.4
Elgin Baylor780.59.69/22.7942.5--/----6.04/7.5180.40.20.1------0.3
Bailey Howell770.57.77/16.4547.2--/----6.10/7.5580.80.10.0------0.3
Ray Scott800.56.74/16.3441.2--/----4.10/5.7071.90.20.0------0.2

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1963-64 season

Rookie of the Year: Jerry Lucas (Cincinnati Royals).

All-Rookies first team: Rod Thorn (Baltimore Bullets), Art Heyman (New York Knicks), Gus Johnson (Baltimore Bullets), Jerry Lucas (Cincinnati Royals), Nate Thurmond (San Francisco Warriors).

1964 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Guy RodgersPGSan Francisco Warriors
Lenny WilkensPGSt. Louis Hawks
Jerry WestPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers
Don OhlSG/PGDetroit Pistons
Terry DischingerSF/SGBaltimore Bullets
Bailey HowellSFDetroit Pistons
Elgin BaylorSFLos Angeles Lakers
Bob PettitPF/CSt. Louis Hawks
Wilt ChamberlainCSan Francisco Warriors
Walt BellamyCBaltimore Bullets

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Oscar RobertsonPGCincinnati Royals
Sam JonesSGBoston Celtics
Hal GreerSG/SFPhiladelphia 76ers
Tom GolaSF/SGNew York Knicks
Chet WalkerSF/PFPhiladelphia 76ers
Len ChappellPF/CNew York Knicks
Tom HeinsohnPF/CBoston Celtics
Jerry LucasPF/CCincinnati Royals
Wayne EmbryC/PFCincinnati Royals
Bill RussellCBoston Celtics

All-Star Game MVP: Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals).