Los Angeles Lakers: July 21, 1960 to April 27, 1967 Draft Picks, Trades, and Free Agent Signings
Los Angeles Lakers Franchise
October 24, 1960: Signed Gary Alcorn as a free agent.
December 15, 1960: Purchased Ron Johnson from the Detroit Pistons. March 27, 1961: Selected Wayne Yates (1st round, 5th pick), Fred Sawyer (2nd round, 13th pick), Frank Burgess (3rd round, 27th pick), Charles Henke (4th round, 36th pick), Bill Lickert (5th round, 45th pick), Bill McClintock (6th round, 54th pick), Albert Alamanza (7th round, 63rd pick), Bill Ellis (8th round, 72nd pick), Carl Anderson (9th round, 80th pick), Robert Williams (10th round, 87th pick) and Howard Hunt (11th round, 95th pick) in the 1961 NBA Draft.
June 21, 1961: Signed Bob Sims as a free agent.
December, 1961: Purchased Bob McNeill from the Philadelphia Warriors.
December, 1961: Sold Bob Sims to the St. Louis Hawks. March 26, 1962: Selected Leroy Ellis (1st round, 8th pick), Gene Wiley (2nd round, 17th pick), John Green (3rd round, 26th pick), Jan Loudermilk (4th round, 35th pick), Art Whisnant (5th round, 44th pick), Bucky Keller (6th round, 53rd pick), Bill Garner (8th round, 70th pick) and Bill Matson (9th round, 79th pick) in the 1962 NBA Draft.
September 5, 1962: Purchased Dick Barnett from the Syracuse Nationals.
September 14, 1962: Traded Tom Hawkins to the Cincinnati Royals for a 1963 2nd round draft pick ( Jim King). April 30, 1963: Selected Roger Strickland (1st round, 8th pick), Jim King (2nd round, 14th pick), Mel Gibson (2nd round, 17th pick), Lyle Harger (3rd round, 26th pick), Layton Johns (4th round, 35th pick), Larry Jones (5th round, 44th pick), Warren Salade (6th round, 53rd pick) and Gordie Martin (7th round, 62nd pick) in the 1963 NBA Draft.
September 24, 1963: Purchased Hub Reed from the Cincinnati Royals.
April 16, 1964: Purchased Darrall Imhoff from the Detroit Pistons. May 4, 1964: Selected Mahdi Abdul-Rahman (1st round, 5th pick), Cotton Nash (2nd round, 14th pick), Tom Dose (3rd round, 23rd pick), Henry Finkel (4th round, 32nd pick), John Savage (5th round, 41st pick), Troy Collier (6th round, 50th pick), Steve Anstett (7th round, 59th pick) and Jay Buckley (8th round, 68th pick) in the 1964 NBA Draft.
January 28, 1965: Signed Bill McGill as a free agent. May 6, 1965: Selected Gail Goodrich (1st round, 10th pick), John Fairchild (2nd round, 19th pick), Jim Caldwell (3rd round, 28th pick), Brooks Henderson (4th round, 37th pick), A.W. Davis (5th round, 46th pick), Theo Cruz (6th round, 55th pick), Dwayne Cruze (7th round, 63rd pick), George Unseld (8th round, 71st pick), Marlbert Pradd (9th round, 77th pick), Don Rae (10th round, 83rd pick) and Bob Andrews (11th round, 89th pick) in the 1965 NBA Draft.
October 14, 1965: Traded Dick Barnett to the New York Knicks for Bob Boozer.
February 1, 1966: Signed Tom Hoover as a free agent.
May 11, 1966: Purchased Hank Finkel from the Chicago Bulls. May 11, 1966: Selected Jerry Chambers (1st round, 7th pick), Hank Finkel (2nd round, 17th pick), John Block (3rd round, 27th pick), Archie Clark (4th round, 37th pick), Stan Washington (5th round, 48th pick), Keith Thomas (6th round, 57th pick), Tab Jackson (7th round, 66th pick), John Wetzel (8th round, 75th pick), Julian Hammond (9th round, 82nd pick), Mike Rooney (10th round, 89th pick) and George Grams (11th round, 96th pick) in the 1966 NBA Draft.
September 14, 1966: Purchased Tom Hawkins from the Cincinnati Royals.
September 22, 1966: Traded Leroy Ellis to the Baltimore Bullets for Jim Barnes.
January 16, 1967: As part of a 3-team trade, the Los Angeles Lakers traded Rudy LaRusso and a 1967 1st round draft pick ( Sonny Dove) to the Detroit Pistons; the Baltimore Bullets traded Mel Counts to the Los Angeles Lakers; and the Detroit Pistons traded Ray Scott to the Baltimore Bullets. Detroit got a 1st round draft pick in 1967 when LaRusso refused to report; LaRusso was later sold to San Francisco.