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SYRACUSE 1961. WEST 153 - EAST 131

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Third consecutive season who had a rookie as a hero. It was the time for Oscar Robertson.
In a great game (153-131) he made 23 points and 14 assists (assist record) and he was chosen MVP. Bob Pettit was the best scorer with 29 points (a new record too). The game finished in the first quarter, when the West dominated 47-19.
The worst thing was the few people who assisted to the game.

MVP: Oscar Robertson (West)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST FP PTS
Tom Heinsohn BOS 19 2 16 0 0 6 1 5 4
Dolph Schayes SYR 27 7 15 7 7 6 3 4 21
Wilt Chamberlain   PHW 38 2 8 8 15 18 5 2 12
Bob Cousy BOS 33 2 11 0 0 0 8 1 4
Richie Guerin NY 15 3 8 5 6 3 2 5 11
Paul Arizin PHW 17 6 12 5 6 2 1 0 17
Willie Naulls NY 16 4 6 0 1 6 2 4 8
Larry Costello SYR 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 2
Bill Russell BOS 28 9 15 6 8 11 1 1 24
Tom Gola PHW 25 6 13 2 4 5 3 3 14
Hal Greer SYR 18 7 11 0 0 6 2 1 14
TOTALS
240 49 117 33 47 63 28 30 131

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


1960 <<< Tue, 17 January 1961 - COACHES: Red Auerbach (East) and Paul Seymour (West) - ATTENDANCE: 8.016 spectators. >>> 1962

Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
West 47 37 31 38 153
East 19 43 35 34 131