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1960-61 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 19, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 123 140 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Oct 22, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 96 112 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Oct 24, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks L 101 111 0 3 L 3
4 Tue, Oct 25, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks W 120 118 1 3 W 1
5 Fri, Oct 28, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 120 122 1 4 L 1
6 Sat, Oct 29, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 118 125 1 5 L 2
7 Wed, Nov 2, 1960 Box Score N New York Knicks W 106 96 2 5 W 1 at Detroit, MI
8 Sat, Nov 5, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 112 110 3 5 W 2
9 Sun, Nov 6, 1960 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 119 113 4 5 W 3 at San Francisco, CA
10 Wed, Nov 9, 1960 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 118 125 4 6 L 1 at St. Louis, MO
11 Sat, Nov 12, 1960 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 124 131 4 7 L 2 at Providence, RI
12 Tue, Nov 15, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 123 108 5 7 W 1
13 Sat, Nov 19, 1960 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 130 122 6 7 W 2
14 Sun, Nov 20, 1960 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 135 131 7 7 W 3 at San Francisco, CA
15 Tue, Nov 22, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 133 118 8 7 W 4 at New York, NY
16 Wed, Nov 23, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 118 122 8 8 L 1
17 Thu, Nov 24, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 108 100 9 8 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
18 Fri, Nov 25, 1960 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W OT 141 128 10 8 W 2
19 Sat, Nov 26, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 113 126 10 9 L 1
20 Sun, Nov 27, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 106 113 10 10 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Mon, Nov 28, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 137 112 11 10 W 1
22 Tue, Nov 29, 1960 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 121 122 11 11 L 1 at New York, NY
23 Thu, Dec 1, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 114 117 11 12 L 2
24 Fri, Dec 2, 1960 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 120 117 12 12 W 1
25 Sun, Dec 4, 1960 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 113 12 13 L 1
26 Mon, Dec 5, 1960 Box Score Boston Celtics L 101 123 12 14 L 2
27 Wed, Dec 7, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 112 114 12 15 L 3
28 Sat, Dec 10, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 108 111 12 16 L 4
29 Mon, Dec 12, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 103 114 12 17 L 5
30 Wed, Dec 14, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 124 113 13 17 W 1
31 Fri, Dec 16, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 116 130 13 18 L 1
32 Sat, Dec 17, 1960 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 140 13 19 L 2
33 Mon, Dec 19, 1960 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 107 103 14 19 W 1 at Portland, OR
34 Tue, Dec 20, 1960 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 94 97 14 20 L 1 at Portland, OR
35 Mon, Dec 26, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 112 119 14 21 L 2
36 Wed, Dec 28, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 113 115 14 22 L 3
37 Thu, Dec 29, 1960 Box Score N New York Knicks W 111 95 15 22 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
38 Fri, Dec 30, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 99 107 15 23 L 1
39 Sun, Jan 1, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 105 116 15 24 L 2
40 Mon, Jan 2, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 123 113 16 24 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 3, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics L 96 102 16 25 L 1
42 Thu, Jan 5, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 110 96 17 25 W 1
43 Fri, Jan 6, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 104 108 17 26 L 1
44 Tue, Jan 10, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 117 104 18 26 W 1
45 Wed, Jan 11, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks L 104 109 18 27 L 1
46 Sat, Jan 14, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 123 114 19 27 W 1
47 Sun, Jan 15, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 105 109 19 28 L 1
48 Thu, Jan 19, 1961 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 103 106 19 29 L 2 at Philadelphia, PA
49 Sat, Jan 21, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 111 136 19 30 L 3
50 Sun, Jan 22, 1961 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 109 112 19 31 L 4 at Utica, NY
51 Tue, Jan 24, 1961 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 116 107 20 31 W 1
52 Wed, Jan 25, 1961 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 117 112 21 31 W 2
53 Sun, Jan 29, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 137 113 22 31 W 3
54 Mon, Jan 30, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 117 116 23 31 W 4
55 Tue, Jan 31, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 112 121 23 32 L 1 at New York, NY
56 Thu, Feb 2, 1961 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 116 115 24 32 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
57 Sun, Feb 5, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 125 120 25 32 W 2
58 Mon, Feb 6, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 110 101 26 32 W 3 at College Park, MD
59 Tue, Feb 7, 1961 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 95 96 26 33 L 1 at New York, NY
60 Wed, Feb 8, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 120 103 27 33 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Feb 9, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 113 123 27 34 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 12, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 105 95 28 34 W 1
63 Mon, Feb 13, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 100 104 28 35 L 1 at Dayton, OH
64 Tue, Feb 14, 1961 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 93 113 28 36 L 2 at St. Louis, MO
65 Thu, Feb 16, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 129 106 29 36 W 1
66 Sat, Feb 18, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 121 106 30 36 W 2
67 Sun, Feb 19, 1961 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 106 112 30 37 L 1
68 Mon, Feb 20, 1961 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 121 126 30 38 L 2 at Morgantown, WV
69 Wed, Feb 22, 1961 Box Score Boston Celtics W 105 93 31 38 W 1
70 Sun, Feb 26, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 121 116 32 38 W 2
71 Mon, Feb 27, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 88 113 32 39 L 1
72 Tue, Feb 28, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 108 123 32 40 L 2
73 Wed, Mar 1, 1961 Box Score N New York Knicks W 144 107 33 40 W 1 at Boston, MA
74 Thu, Mar 2, 1961 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 114 110 34 40 W 2 at Scranton, PA
75 Sun, Mar 5, 1961 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 125 114 35 40 W 3
76 Tue, Mar 7, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 2OT 136 137 35 41 L 1
77 Wed, Mar 8, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 103 120 35 42 L 2
78 Sat, Mar 11, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 105 108 35 43 L 3
79 Sun, Mar 12, 1961 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 123 122 36 43 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 14, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 120 102 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Mar 15, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 127 118 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Mar 17, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 113 124 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Mar 18, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 114 123 2 2 L 2
5 Sun, Mar 19, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 137 120 3 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Tue, Mar 21, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 122 118 4 2 W 2
7 Wed, Mar 22, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 106 121 4 3 L 1
8 Fri, Mar 24, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 118 112 5 3 W 1
9 Sat, Mar 25, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 117 118 5 4 L 1
10 Mon, Mar 27, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 121 112 6 4 W 1
11 Wed, Mar 29, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L OT 113 114 6 5 L 1
12 Sat, Apr 1, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 103 105 6 6 L 2