Leggett, William
October 1962
Sports Illustrated;10/29/1962, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p36
The article offers a forecast for the 1962 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Los Angeles Lakers won 122-106 over Detroit at the first game of the season. The author predicts that Cincinnati, Chicago, Syracuse, Detroit, and San Francisco will lose money, while Boston, New York, St. Louis, and Los Angeles will earn a profit. Television revenue amounting to 30,000 U.S. dollars was lost when National Broadcasting Company did not renew its contract with the NBA.


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