|Dates||March 27–April 9|
|Eastern Finals||Celtics defeated Warriors, 4–2|
|Western Finals||Hawks defeated Lakers, 4–3|
The 1960 NBA World Championship Series was the championship series of the 1960 NBA Playoffs, which concluded the National Basketball Association 1959–60 season. The best-of-seven series was played between the Western Division champion St. Louis Hawks and the Eastern Division champion Boston Celtics. It was Boston's fourth trip to the NBA Finals and St. Louis' third. The Celtics beat the Hawks 4–3. The Finals featured Hall of Famers Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Sharman, Frank Ramsey, Sam Jones, K.C. Jones, Coach Red Auerbach, Bob Pettit, Cliff Hagan, Slater Martin, Clyde Lovellette, and Coach Alex Hannum.
This was the last time the NBA Finals would be played in March.
|Game||Date||Home team||Result||Road team|
|Game 1||March 27||Boston Celtics||140–122 (1–0)||St. Louis Hawks|
|Game 2||March 29||Boston Celtics||103–113 (1–1)||St. Louis Hawks|
|Game 3||April 2||St. Louis Hawks||86–102 (1–2)||Boston Celtics|
|Game 4||April 3||St. Louis Hawks||106–96 (2–2)||Boston Celtics|
|Game 5||April 5||Boston Celtics||127–102 (3–2)||St. Louis Hawks|
|Game 6||April 7||St. Louis Hawks||105–102 (3–3)||Boston Celtics|
|Game 7||April 9||Boston Celtics||122–103 (4–3)||St. Louis Hawks|
Celtics win series 4–3