Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1963 NBA Playoffs were the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association''s 1962-1963 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics defeating the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers, four games to two in the NBA Finals. The Celtics won their fifth consecutive, and sixth overall, NBA championship. Boston defeated Los Angeles in the NBA Finals for the second year in a row, something that would become a regular occurrence throughout the 1960s. The Cincinnati Royals advanced to the conference finals for the first time since 1952, extending the Celtics to seven games.