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Los Angeles Lakers

1964-65 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-31
Finished 1st in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 5-6
Lost finals

Division Finals - Defeated Baltimore Bullets 4-2

Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-1

Coach: Fred Schaus (49-31)

1964-65 Statistics
1964-65 Game-by-Game Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1964-65 season with a record of 49 wins and 31 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-6. Fred Schaus coached the team. The 1964-65 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Mahdi Abdul-RahmanGApril 15, 19426'2"185UCLA
Dick BarnettG-FOctober 2, 19366'4"190Tennessee State
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225Seattle
Leroy EllisC-FMarch 10, 19406'10"210St. John's (NY)
Jerry GroteGDecember 28, 19406'4"215Loyola (CA)
Darrall ImhoffCOctober 11, 19386'10"205California
Jim KingGFebruary 7, 19416'2"175Tulsa
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220Dartmouth
Bill McGillC-FSeptember 16, 19396'9"225Utah
Cotton NashFJuly 24, 19426'5"215Kentucky
Don NelsonFMay 15, 19406'6"210Iowa
Jerry WestG-FMay 28, 19386'2"175West Virginia
Gene WileyCNovember 12, 19376'10"210Wichita