1961–62 Liga Española de Baloncesto

The 1961–62 season was the 6th season of the Liga Española de Baloncesto. R. Madrid won their title.

1961–62 Liga Españolade Baloncesto
LeagueLiga Nacional
SportBasketball
Number of teams10
Regular Season
Season championsReal Madrid
Top scorerUnited States Wayne Hightower (RMD)
ACB seasons

Teams and venuesEdit

Team Home city
Real Madrid CF Madrid
Club Juventud Badalona
CB Estudiantes Madrid
Picadero JC Barcelona
RCD Español Barcelona
Club Águilas Bilbao
CB Aismalíbar Moncada
Club Agromán Madrid
Canoe NC Madrid
CD Iberia Zaragoza

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 18 18 0 1436 871 +565 36 Qualification to FIBA European Champions Cup
2 Juventud 18 13 5 1178 1031 +147 31
3 Estudiantes 18 10 8 1148 979 +169 28
4 Picadero 18 10 8 1140 998 +142 28
5 Español[a] (R) 18 10 8 1036 988 +48 27 Withdraw
6 Águilas 18 9 9 928 1003 −75 27
7 Aismalíbar 18 9 9 1035 1000 +35 27
8 Agromán 18 6 12 845 979 −134 24
9 Real Canoe[b] 18 4 14 866 1164 −298 22 Relegation playoffs
10 Iberia[c] (R) 18 1 17 762 1361 −599 19
Source: Linguasport
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Español withdrew at the end of the season. One point deducted after sanction
  2. ^ Real Canoe avoid relegation playoffs after a League expansion
  3. ^ Iberia withdrew at the end of the season

Stats LeadersEdit

PointsEdit

Rank Name Team Pts
1. Wayne Hightower RMD 355
2. Emiliano Rodríguez RMD 347
3. José Ramón Ramos EST 320
4. Alfonso Martínez JUV 315
5. Nino Buscató AIS 303

NotesEdit

1.^ Espanyol was docked 1 point
2.^ Espanyol withdrawn, UD Montgat promoted.
3.^ Iberia withdrawn, Tritones promoted.

ReferencesEdit