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1960-61 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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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: -0.11 (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: 151,344 (2nd of 2)

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

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1960 to June 30, 1961.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
August 20, 1960 Hiring

Hired Fred Schaus as Head Coach.

October 24, 1960 Signing

Signed Gary Alcorn as a free agent.

December 15, 1960 Waiver

Waived Gary Alcorn.

December 15, 1960 Sale

Purchased Ron Johnson from the Detroit Pistons.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Wayne Yates in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Fred Sawyer in the 2nd round (13th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Frank Burgess in the 3rd round (27th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Charles Henke in the 4th round (36th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Bill Lickert in the 5th round (45th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Bill McClintock in the 6th round (54th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Albert Alamanza in the 7th round (63rd pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Bill Ellis in the 8th round (72nd pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Carl Anderson in the 9th round (80th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Robert Williams in the 10th round (87th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

March 27, 1961 Draft

Drafted Howard Hunt in the 11th round (95th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft

Lost Slick Leonard to the Chicago Packers in the NBA expansion draft.

June 21, 1961 Signing

Signed Bob Sims as a free agent.