1961-62 Philadelphia Warriors Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-31
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 6-6 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 3-2
Division Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-3
Coach: Frank McGuire (49-31)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 161,795, Avg. 5,579 in 29 home dates
1961-62 Philadelphia Warriors Statistics
1961-62 Philadelphia Warriors Results

The Philadelphia Warriors of the National Basketball Association ended the 1961-62 season with a record of 49 wins and 31 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-6.

The Warriors paced the league with 10,035 points. Philadelphia surrendered 9,813 points, most in the circuit. Wilt Chamberlain netted a team-best 4,029 points for the squad, and Paul Arizin scored 20 or more per game, too. Wilt Chamberlain racked up 2,052 rebounds. Guy Rodgers dished out 643 assists for the team.

Frank McGuire coached the team. The 1961-62 Philadelphia Warriors lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Paul ArizinF-GApril 9, 19286'2"190VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
Al AttlesGNovember 7, 19366'0"175North Carolina A&TNewark, NJ USA
Wilt ChamberlainCAugust 21, 19367'1"250KansasPhiladelphia, PA USA
Ed ConlinF-GSeptember 2, 19336'5"200Fordham
Tom GolaG-FJanuary 13, 19336'6"205LaSallePhiladelphia, PA USA
York LareseGJuly 18, 19386'4"183North CarolinaNew York, NY USA
Ted LuckenbillFJuly 27, 19396'6"205HoustonElkhart, IN USA
Bob McNeillGOctober 22, 19386'1"170St. Joseph's (PA)Philadelphia, PA USA
Tom MescheryFOctober 26, 19386'6"215St. Mary's (CA)Harbin, Manchuria, CHN
Frank RadovichFMarch 3, 19386'8"235Indiana
Guy RodgersGSeptember 1, 19356'0"185TemplePhiladelphia, PA USA
Joe RuklickF-CAugust 3, 19386'9"220NorthwesternPrinceton, IL USA