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Los Angeles Lakers

1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 53-27
Finished 1st in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 6-7
Lost finals

Division Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 4-3

Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2

Coach: Fred Schaus (53-27)

1962-63 Statistics
1962-63 Game-by-Game Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1962-63 season with a record of 53 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 6-7. Fred Schaus coached the team. The 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Dick BarnettG-FOctober 2, 19366'4"190Tennessee State
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225Seattle
Leroy EllisC-FMarch 10, 19406'10"210St. John's (NY)
Ron HornFMay 24, 19386'7"220Indiana
Rod HundleyGOctober 26, 19346'4"185West Virginia
Howie JolliffF-CJuly 20, 19386'7"218Ohio
Jim KrebsC-FSeptember 8, 19356'8"230Southern Methodist
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220Dartmouth
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180Furman
Jerry WestG-FMay 28, 19386'2"175West Virginia
Gene WileyCNovember 12, 19376'10"210Wichita