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Minneapolis Lakers

1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 25-50
Finished 3rd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 5-4
Lost division finals

Division Semifinals - Defeated Detroit Pistons 2-0

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

Coach: John Castellani (11-25)

Coach: Jim Pollard (14-25)

1959-60 Statistics
1959-60 Game-by-Game Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 25 wins and 50 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-4. John Castellani and Jim Pollard coached the team. The 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225Seattle
Boo EllisFFebruary 11, 19366'5"185Niagara
Ray FelixCDecember 10, 19306'11"220LIU
Ed FlemingG-FJuly 25, 19336'3"189Niagara
Larry FoustC-FJune 24, 19286'9"215LaSalle
Dick GarmakerG-FOctober 29, 19326'3"200Minnesota
Steve HamiltonF-CNovember 30, 19346'6"190Morehead State
Tom HawkinsFDecember 22, 19366'5"210Notre Dame
Rod HundleyGOctober 26, 19346'4"185West Virginia
Jim KrebsC-FSeptember 8, 19356'8"230Southern Methodist
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220Dartmouth
Slick LeonardGJuly 17, 19326'3"185Indiana
Nick MantisGDecember 7, 19356'3"190Northwestern
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180Furman
Chuck ShareCMarch 14, 19276'11"235Bowling Green
Bobby SmithGAugust 20, 19376'3"185West Virginia
Ron SobieGSeptember 21, 19346'3"185DePaul