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Los Angeles Lakers

1960-61 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 36-43
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 6-6
Lost division finals

Division Semifinals - Defeated Detroit Pistons 3-2

Division Finals - Lost to St. Louis Hawks 4-3

Coach: Fred Schaus (36-43)

1960-61 Statistics
1960-61 Game-by-Game Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1960-61 season with a record of 36 wins and 43 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 6-6. Fred Schaus coached the team. The 1960-61 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the division finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Gary AlcornCOctober 8, 19366'9"225Fresno State
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225Seattle
Ray FelixCDecember 10, 19306'11"220LIU
Tom HawkinsFDecember 22, 19366'5"210Notre Dame
Rod HundleyGOctober 26, 19346'4"185West Virginia
Ron JohnsonFJuly 20, 19386'8"215Minnesota
Howie JolliffF-CJuly 20, 19386'7"218Ohio
Jim KrebsC-FSeptember 8, 19356'8"230Southern Methodist
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220Dartmouth
Slick LeonardGJuly 17, 19326'3"185Indiana
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180Furman
Jerry WestG-FMay 28, 19386'2"175West Virginia