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1960-61 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 36-43, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Schaus (36-43)

PTS/G: 114.0 (7th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.1 (1st of 8)
SRS: -0.12 (5th of 8) ▪ Pace: 124.9 (6th of 8)
Off Rtg: 90.8 (7th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.9 (4th of 8)
Expected W-L: 39-40 (5th of 8)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1961 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (4-3) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (3-2) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
24 Gary Alcorn C 6-9 225 October 8, 1936 1 California State University, Fresno
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 2 Seattle University
14 Ray Felix C 6-11 220 December 10, 1930 7 Long Island University
20 Tom Hawkins SF 6-5 210 December 22, 1936 1 University of Notre Dame
33 Hot Rod Hundley SG 6-4 185 October 26, 1934 3 West Virginia University
52 Ron Johnson F 6-8 215 July 20, 1938 R University of Minnesota
54 Howie Jolliff PF 6-7 218 July 20, 1938 R Ohio University
32 Jim Krebs C 6-8 230 September 8, 1935 3 Southern Methodist University
35 Rudy LaRusso PF 6-7 220 November 11, 1937 1 Dartmouth College
21 Slick Leonard PG 6-3 185 July 17, 1932 4 Indiana University
11 Frank Selvy SG 6-3 180 November 9, 1932 5 Furman University
44 Jerry West PG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 R West Virginia University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 79 3401 8430 .403 3401 8430 .403 2204 2999 .735 5816 1728 2043 9006 114.0
Lg Rank 8 5 7 3 3 7 4 8 6 7 7
Opponent 79 9010 114.1
Lg Rank 1 1

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 39 40 -0.05 -0.07 -0.12 90.8 90.9 124.9 .356 .403 .261 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Lg Rank 5 5 5 5 5 7 4 6 2 7 2

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 26 73 3133 931 2166 .430 931 2166 .430 676 863 .783 1447 371 279 2538
2 Jerry West 22 79 2797 529 1264 .419 529 1264 .419 331 497 .666 611 333 213 1389
3 Rudy LaRusso 23 79 2593 416 992 .419 416 992 .419 323 409 .790 781 135 280 1155
4 Hot Rod Hundley 26 79 2179 323 921 .351 323 921 .351 223 296 .753 289 350 144 869
5 Frank Selvy 28 77 2153 311 767 .405 311 767 .405 210 279 .753 299 246 219 832
6 Tom Hawkins 24 78 1846 310 719 .431 310 719 .431 140 235 .596 479 88 209 760
7 Jim Krebs 25 75 1655 271 692 .392 271 692 .392 75 93 .806 456 68 223 617
8 Ray Felix 30 78 1510 189 508 .372 189 508 .372 135 193 .699 539 37 302 513
9 Slick Leonard 28 55 600 61 207 .295 61 207 .295 71 100 .710 70 81 70 193
10 Howie Jolliff 22 46 352 46 141 .326 46 141 .326 11 23 .478 141 16 53 103
11 Gary Alcorn 24 20 174 12 40 .300 12 40 .300 7 8 .875 50 2 47 31
12 Ron Johnson 22 8 43 2 13 .154 2 13 .154 2 3 .667 15 1 4 6

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 26 73 42.9 12.8 29.7 .430 12.8 29.7 .430 9.3 11.8 .783 19.8 5.1 3.8 34.8
2 Jerry West 22 79 35.4 6.7 16.0 .419 6.7 16.0 .419 4.2 6.3 .666 7.7 4.2 2.7 17.6
3 Rudy LaRusso 23 79 32.8 5.3 12.6 .419 5.3 12.6 .419 4.1 5.2 .790 9.9 1.7 3.5 14.6
4 Frank Selvy 28 77 28.0 4.0 10.0 .405 4.0 10.0 .405 2.7 3.6 .753 3.9 3.2 2.8 10.8
5 Hot Rod Hundley 26 79 27.6 4.1 11.7 .351 4.1 11.7 .351 2.8 3.7 .753 3.7 4.4 1.8 11.0
6 Tom Hawkins 24 78 23.7 4.0 9.2 .431 4.0 9.2 .431 1.8 3.0 .596 6.1 1.1 2.7 9.7
7 Jim Krebs 25 75 22.1 3.6 9.2 .392 3.6 9.2 .392 1.0 1.2 .806 6.1 0.9 3.0 8.2
8 Ray Felix 30 78 19.4 2.4 6.5 .372 2.4 6.5 .372 1.7 2.5 .699 6.9 0.5 3.9 6.6
9 Slick Leonard 28 55 10.9 1.1 3.8 .295 1.1 3.8 .295 1.3 1.8 .710 1.3 1.5 1.3 3.5
10 Gary Alcorn 24 20 8.7 0.6 2.0 .300 0.6 2.0 .300 0.4 0.4 .875 2.5 0.1 2.4 1.6
11 Howie Jolliff 22 46 7.7 1.0 3.1 .326 1.0 3.1 .326 0.2 0.5 .478 3.1 0.3 1.2 2.2
12 Ron Johnson 22 8 5.4 0.3 1.6 .154 0.3 1.6 .154 0.3 0.4 .667 1.9 0.1 0.5 0.8

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 26 73 3133 10.7 24.9 .430 10.7 24.9 .430 7.8 9.9 .783 16.6 4.3 3.2 29.2
2 Jerry West 22 79 2797 6.8 16.3 .419 6.8 16.3 .419 4.3 6.4 .666 7.9 4.3 2.7 17.9
3 Rudy LaRusso 23 79 2593 5.8 13.8 .419 5.8 13.8 .419 4.5 5.7 .790 10.8 1.9 3.9 16.0
4 Hot Rod Hundley 26 79 2179 5.3 15.2 .351 5.3 15.2 .351 3.7 4.9 .753 4.8 5.8 2.4 14.4
5 Frank Selvy 28 77 2153 5.2 12.8 .405 5.2 12.8 .405 3.5 4.7 .753 5.0 4.1 3.7 13.9
6 Tom Hawkins 24 78 1846 6.0 14.0 .431 6.0 14.0 .431 2.7 4.6 .596 9.3 1.7 4.1 14.8
7 Jim Krebs 25 75 1655 5.9 15.1 .392 5.9 15.1 .392 1.6 2.0 .806 9.9 1.5 4.9 13.4
8 Ray Felix 30 78 1510 4.5 12.1 .372 4.5 12.1 .372 3.2 4.6 .699 12.9 0.9 7.2 12.2
9 Slick Leonard 28 55 600 3.7 12.4 .295 3.7 12.4 .295 4.3 6.0 .710 4.2 4.9 4.2 11.6
10 Howie Jolliff 22 46 352 4.7 14.4 .326 4.7 14.4 .326 1.1 2.4 .478 14.4 1.6 5.4 10.5
11 Gary Alcorn 24 20 174 2.5 8.3 .300 2.5 8.3 .300 1.4 1.7 .875 10.3 0.4 9.7 6.4
12 Ron Johnson 22 8 43 1.7 10.9 .154 1.7 10.9 .154 1.7 2.5 .667 12.6 0.8 3.3 5.0

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Elgin Baylor 26 73 3133 28.2 .498 .430 .398 9.1 5.7 14.8 .227
2 Jerry West 22 79 2797 16.0 .468 .419 .393 3.1 3.5 6.6 .113
3 Rudy LaRusso 23 79 2593 14.8 .493 .419 .412 3.8 3.1 6.9 .128
4 Hot Rod Hundley 26 79 2179 12.2 .413 .351 .321 -0.7 2.6 1.9 .041
5 Frank Selvy 28 77 2153 11.8 .468 .405 .364 1.9 2.2 4.1 .092
6 Tom Hawkins 24 78 1846 12.1 .462 .431 .327 1.2 2.0 3.2 .084
7 Jim Krebs 25 75 1655 10.0 .421 .392 .134 -0.6 1.8 1.3 .037
8 Ray Felix 30 78 1510 9.6 .433 .372 .380 -0.1 1.9 1.8 .057
9 Slick Leonard 28 55 600 8.1 .384 .295 .483 -0.6 0.6 0.1 .006
10 Howie Jolliff 22 46 352 8.2 .341 .326 .163 -0.8 0.5 -0.3 -0.037
11 Gary Alcorn 24 20 174 2.5 .356 .300 .200 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.002
12 Ron Johnson 22 8 43 2.6 .209 .154 .231 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.136

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 26 12 540 170 362 .470 170 362 .470 117 142 .824 183 55 44 457
2 Jerry West 22 12 461 99 202 .490 99 202 .490 77 106 .726 104 63 39 275
3 Frank Selvy 28 12 371 43 111 .387 43 111 .387 37 48 .771 44 50 42 123
4 Rudy LaRusso 23 12 360 57 144 .396 57 144 .396 32 48 .667 96 24 43 146
5 Ray Felix 30 12 339 46 109 .422 46 109 .422 30 39 .769 125 10 52 122
6 Hot Rod Hundley 26 12 287 30 101 .297 30 101 .297 20 29 .690 41 45 19 80
7 Tom Hawkins 24 12 283 54 116 .466 54 116 .466 31 47 .660 76 13 43 139
8 Jim Krebs 25 12 183 16 47 .340 16 47 .340 14 18 .778 60 9 37 46
9 Slick Leonard 28 7 46 5 24 .208 5 24 .208 1 4 .250 6 12 7 11
10 Howie Jolliff 22 4 35 6 13 .462 6 13 .462 0 0 25 8 4 12

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 26 12 45.0 14.2 30.2 .470 14.2 30.2 .470 9.8 11.8 .824 15.3 4.6 3.7 38.1
2 Jerry West 22 12 38.4 8.3 16.8 .490 8.3 16.8 .490 6.4 8.8 .726 8.7 5.3 3.3 22.9
3 Frank Selvy 28 12 30.9 3.6 9.3 .387 3.6 9.3 .387 3.1 4.0 .771 3.7 4.2 3.5 10.3
4 Rudy LaRusso 23 12 30.0 4.8 12.0 .396 4.8 12.0 .396 2.7 4.0 .667 8.0 2.0 3.6 12.2
5 Ray Felix 30 12 28.3 3.8 9.1 .422 3.8 9.1 .422 2.5 3.3 .769 10.4 0.8 4.3 10.2
6 Hot Rod Hundley 26 12 23.9 2.5 8.4 .297 2.5 8.4 .297 1.7 2.4 .690 3.4 3.8 1.6 6.7
7 Tom Hawkins 24 12 23.6 4.5 9.7 .466 4.5 9.7 .466 2.6 3.9 .660 6.3 1.1 3.6 11.6
8 Jim Krebs 25 12 15.3 1.3 3.9 .340 1.3 3.9 .340 1.2 1.5 .778 5.0 0.8 3.1 3.8
9 Howie Jolliff 22 4 8.8 1.5 3.3 .462 1.5 3.3 .462 0.0 0.0 6.3 2.0 1.0 3.0
10 Slick Leonard 28 7 6.6 0.7 3.4 .208 0.7 3.4 .208 0.1 0.6 .250 0.9 1.7 1.0 1.6

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 26 12 540 11.3 24.1 .470 11.3 24.1 .470 7.8 9.5 .824 12.2 3.7 2.9 30.5
2 Jerry West 22 12 461 7.7 15.8 .490 7.7 15.8 .490 6.0 8.3 .726 8.1 4.9 3.0 21.5
3 Frank Selvy 28 12 371 4.2 10.8 .387 4.2 10.8 .387 3.6 4.7 .771 4.3 4.9 4.1 11.9
4 Rudy LaRusso 23 12 360 5.7 14.4 .396 5.7 14.4 .396 3.2 4.8 .667 9.6 2.4 4.3 14.6
5 Ray Felix 30 12 339 4.9 11.6 .422 4.9 11.6 .422 3.2 4.1 .769 13.3 1.1 5.5 13.0
6 Hot Rod Hundley 26 12 287 3.8 12.7 .297 3.8 12.7 .297 2.5 3.6 .690 5.1 5.6 2.4 10.0
7 Tom Hawkins 24 12 283 6.9 14.8 .466 6.9 14.8 .466 3.9 6.0 .660 9.7 1.7 5.5 17.7
8 Jim Krebs 25 12 183 3.1 9.2 .340 3.1 9.2 .340 2.8 3.5 .778 11.8 1.8 7.3 9.0
9 Slick Leonard 28 7 46 3.9 18.8 .208 3.9 18.8 .208 0.8 3.1 .250 4.7 9.4 5.5 8.6
10 Howie Jolliff 22 4 35 6.2 13.4 .462 6.2 13.4 .462 0.0 0.0 25.7 8.2 4.1 12.3

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Elgin Baylor 26 12 540 28.0 .538 .470 .392 17.2 2.5 0.3 2.8 .248
2 Jerry West 22 12 461 21.3 .553 .490 .525 19.8 1.7 0.3 1.9 .203
3 Frank Selvy 28 12 371 10.5 .465 .387 .432 17.1 0.3 0.2 0.5 .063
4 Rudy LaRusso 23 12 360 11.8 .442 .396 .333 8.9 0.1 0.2 0.3 .039
5 Ray Felix 30 12 339 12.3 .484 .422 .358 3.8 0.4 0.2 0.5 .076
6 Hot Rod Hundley 26 12 287 8.4 .352 .297 .287 19.6 -0.4 0.1 -0.3 -0.044
7 Tom Hawkins 24 12 283 14.4 .508 .466 .405 6.4 0.6 0.1 0.7 .118
8 Jim Krebs 25 12 183 7.8 .419 .340 .383 6.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 .019
9 Slick Leonard 28 7 46 2.5 .214 .208 .167 32.7 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.260
10 Howie Jolliff 22 4 35 24.3 .462 .462 .000 31.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 .101