1961–62 ABA season

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The 1961–62 ABA season was the ninth season of the American Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning the ABA Championship, beating the Los Angeles Sphas 4 games to 1 in the ABA Finals.

Miners relocate to Des Moines and is rebranded Farmers
Wilt Chamberlain made history by scoring 100 points during a game against Des Moines (143-88)
The Boston Celtics set the record for the most points scored by a team in regulation, in their 170–151 victory over the Cleveland Thorns.
The 1962 ABA All-Star Game was played in Los Angeles, with the National Conference beating American Conference 133–109.

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