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Minneapolis Lakers

1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 6-7
Lost finals

Division Semifinals - Defeated Detroit Pistons 2-1

Division Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 4-2

Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-0

Coach: John Kundla (33-39)

1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Roster
1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Game-by-Game Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 33 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 6-7. John Kundla coached the team. The 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the finals.


Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Elgin BaylorF70285514826056855320010502870002701742
Vern MikkelsenF-C72213990435335528600570159000246992
Dick GarmakerG-F72249388535036828400325211000226984
Larry FoustC-F7219337713013662800062791000233882
Rod HundleyG71166471925921816400250205000139682
Jim KrebsC-F721578679271123920049150000212634
Slick LeonardG58159855220616012000178186000119532
Ed FlemingG-F7111324191621901370028189000148461
Boo EllisF7212023791631441020038059000137428
Steve HamiltonF-C67847294109109740022036000144292
Totals697017441708427790027182071004372137300018747629

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Elgin BaylorF7040.8.408.000.7770.00.015.04.10.00.00.03.924.9
Vern MikkelsenF-C7229.7.391.000.8060.00.07.92.20.00.00.03.413.8
Dick GarmakerG-F7234.6.396.000.7720.00.04.52.90.00.00.03.113.7
Larry FoustC-F7226.8.390.000.7650.00.08.71.30.00.00.03.212.3
Rod HundleyG7123.4.360.000.7520.00.03.52.90.00.00.02.09.6
Slick LeonardG5827.6.373.000.7500.00.03.13.20.00.00.02.19.2
Jim KrebsC-F7221.9.399.000.7480.00.06.80.70.00.00.02.98.8
Ed FlemingG-F7115.9.387.000.7210.00.04.01.30.00.00.02.16.5
Boo EllisF7216.7.430.000.7080.00.05.30.80.00.00.01.95.9
Steve HamiltonF-C6712.6.371.000.6790.00.03.30.50.00.00.02.14.4
Totals697025.0.392.000.7620.00.060.719.10.00.00.026.0106.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Elgin BaylorF1355630312211387001564300052331
Vern MikkelsenF-C1337117773735600932400054202
Dick GarmakerG-F1343916570634900553900044189
Slick LeonardG1346717363403200447000038158
Larry FoustC-F13404134565041001361200047153
Jim KrebsC-F13213103362322007750003694
Boo EllisF13255803531180093160003488
Ed FlemingG-F13178772725220039180003276
Rod HundleyG13175582014120023200001552
Steve HamiltonF-C10874312108003550001432
Totals12703145131351400442347007512520003661375

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Elgin BaylorF1342.8.403.000.7700.00.012.03.30.00.00.04.025.5
Vern MikkelsenF-C1328.5.412.000.7670.00.07.21.80.00.00.04.215.5
Dick GarmakerG-F1333.8.424.000.7780.00.04.23.00.00.00.03.414.5
Slick LeonardG1335.9.364.000.8000.00.03.45.40.00.00.02.912.2
Larry FoustC-F1331.1.418.000.8200.00.010.50.90.00.00.03.611.8
Jim KrebsC-F1316.4.350.000.9570.00.05.90.40.00.00.02.87.2
Boo EllisF1319.6.438.000.5810.00.07.21.20.00.00.02.66.8
Ed FlemingG-F1313.7.351.000.8800.00.03.01.40.00.00.02.55.8
Rod HundleyG1313.5.345.000.8570.00.01.81.50.00.00.01.24.0
Steve HamiltonF-C108.7.279.000.8000.00.03.50.50.00.00.01.43.2
Totals127024.8.391.000.7850.00.057.819.40.00.00.028.2105.8