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1961-62 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 54-26, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Schaus (54-26)

PTS/G: 118.5 (6th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 116.3 (2nd of 9)
SRS: 1.80 (4th of 9) ▪ Pace: 123.3 (8th of 9)
Off Rtg: 95.0 (3rd of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 93.3 (4th of 9)
Expected W-L: 45-35 (4th of 9)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1962 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (4-2) 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
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 3 Seattle University
14 Ray Felix C 6-11 220 December 10, 1930 8 Long Island University
20 Tom Hawkins SF 6-5 210 December 22, 1936 2 University of Notre Dame
33 Hot Rod Hundley SG 6-4 185 October 26, 1934 4 West Virginia University
54 Howie Jolliff PF 6-7 218 July 20, 1938 1 Ohio University
32 Jim Krebs C 6-8 230 September 8, 1935 4 Southern Methodist University
35 Rudy LaRusso PF 6-7 220 November 11, 1937 2 Dartmouth College
52 Bob McNeill PG 6-1 170 October 22, 1938 1 Saint Joseph's University
11 Frank Selvy SG 6-3 180 November 9, 1932 6 Furman University
Bob Sims SG 6-5 220 October 9, 1938 R Pepperdine University
21 Bobby Smith G 6-4 190 August 20, 1937 1 West Virginia University
44 Jerry West PG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 1 West Virginia University
55 Wayne Yates C 6-8 235 November 7, 1937 R University of Memphis

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 80 3552 8315 .427 3552 8315 .427 2378 3240 .734 5600 1878 2057 9482
Team/G 44.4 103.9 .427 44.4 103.9 .427 29.7 40.5 .734 70.0 23.5 25.7 118.5
Lg Rank 7 9 4 7 9 4 1 1 4 6 5 6 6
Year/Year 3.1% -2.6% +0.024 3.1% -2.6% +0.024 6.5% 6.7% -0.001 -4.9% 7.3% -0.6% 4.0%
Opponent 80 9306
Opponent/G 116.3
Lg Rank 2
Year/Year 2.0%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

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 45 35 2.20 -0.40 1.80 95.0 93.3 123.3 .390 .427 .286 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Lg Rank 4 4 4 7 4 3 4 8 1 4 1

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 Jerry West 23 75 3087 799 1795 .445 799 1795 .445 712 926 .769 591 402 173 2310
2 Frank Selvy 29 79 2806 433 1032 .420 433 1032 .420 298 404 .738 412 381 232 1164
3 Rudy LaRusso 24 80 2754 516 1108 .466 516 1108 .466 342 448 .763 828 179 255 1374
4 Elgin Baylor 27 48 2129 680 1588 .428 680 1588 .428 476 631 .754 892 222 155 1836
5 Jim Krebs 26 78 2012 312 701 .445 312 701 .445 156 208 .750 616 110 290 780
6 Tom Hawkins 25 79 1903 289 704 .411 289 704 .411 143 222 .644 514 95 244 721
7 Hot Rod Hundley 27 78 1492 173 509 .340 173 509 .340 83 127 .654 199 290 129 429
8 Ray Felix 31 80 1478 171 398 .430 171 398 .430 90 130 .692 473 55 266 432
9 Howie Jolliff 23 64 1094 104 253 .411 104 253 .411 41 78 .526 383 76 175 249
10 Wayne Yates 24 37 263 31 105 .295 31 105 .295 10 22 .455 94 16 72 72
11 Bob McNeill 23 29 229 22 60 .367 22 60 .367 8 12 .667 23 40 25 52
12 Bob Sims 23 19 171 22 59 .373 22 59 .373 19 39 .487 27 12 40 63
13 Bobby Smith 24 3 7 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0

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 27 48 44.4 14.2 33.1 .428 14.2 33.1 .428 9.9 13.1 .754 18.6 4.6 3.2 38.3
2 Jerry West 23 75 41.2 10.7 23.9 .445 10.7 23.9 .445 9.5 12.3 .769 7.9 5.4 2.3 30.8
3 Frank Selvy 29 79 35.5 5.5 13.1 .420 5.5 13.1 .420 3.8 5.1 .738 5.2 4.8 2.9 14.7
4 Rudy LaRusso 24 80 34.4 6.5 13.9 .466 6.5 13.9 .466 4.3 5.6 .763 10.4 2.2 3.2 17.2
5 Jim Krebs 26 78 25.8 4.0 9.0 .445 4.0 9.0 .445 2.0 2.7 .750 7.9 1.4 3.7 10.0
6 Tom Hawkins 25 79 24.1 3.7 8.9 .411 3.7 8.9 .411 1.8 2.8 .644 6.5 1.2 3.1 9.1
7 Hot Rod Hundley 27 78 19.1 2.2 6.5 .340 2.2 6.5 .340 1.1 1.6 .654 2.6 3.7 1.7 5.5
8 Ray Felix 31 80 18.5 2.1 5.0 .430 2.1 5.0 .430 1.1 1.6 .692 5.9 0.7 3.3 5.4
9 Howie Jolliff 23 64 17.1 1.6 4.0 .411 1.6 4.0 .411 0.6 1.2 .526 6.0 1.2 2.7 3.9
10 Bob Sims 23 19 9.0 1.2 3.1 .373 1.2 3.1 .373 1.0 2.1 .487 1.4 0.6 2.1 3.3
11 Bob McNeill 23 29 7.9 0.8 2.1 .367 0.8 2.1 .367 0.3 0.4 .667 0.8 1.4 0.9 1.8
12 Wayne Yates 24 37 7.1 0.8 2.8 .295 0.8 2.8 .295 0.3 0.6 .455 2.5 0.4 1.9 1.9
13 Bobby Smith 24 3 2.3 0.0 0.3 .000 0.0 0.3 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0

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 Jerry West 23 75 3087 9.3 20.9 .445 9.3 20.9 .445 8.3 10.8 .769 6.9 4.7 2.0 26.9
2 Frank Selvy 29 79 2806 5.6 13.2 .420 5.6 13.2 .420 3.8 5.2 .738 5.3 4.9 3.0 14.9
3 Rudy LaRusso 24 80 2754 6.7 14.5 .466 6.7 14.5 .466 4.5 5.9 .763 10.8 2.3 3.3 18.0
4 Elgin Baylor 27 48 2129 11.5 26.9 .428 11.5 26.9 .428 8.0 10.7 .754 15.1 3.8 2.6 31.0
5 Jim Krebs 26 78 2012 5.6 12.5 .445 5.6 12.5 .445 2.8 3.7 .750 11.0 2.0 5.2 14.0
6 Tom Hawkins 25 79 1903 5.5 13.3 .411 5.5 13.3 .411 2.7 4.2 .644 9.7 1.8 4.6 13.6
7 Hot Rod Hundley 27 78 1492 4.2 12.3 .340 4.2 12.3 .340 2.0 3.1 .654 4.8 7.0 3.1 10.4
8 Ray Felix 31 80 1478 4.2 9.7 .430 4.2 9.7 .430 2.2 3.2 .692 11.5 1.3 6.5 10.5
9 Howie Jolliff 23 64 1094 3.4 8.3 .411 3.4 8.3 .411 1.3 2.6 .526 12.6 2.5 5.8 8.2
10 Wayne Yates 24 37 263 4.2 14.4 .295 4.2 14.4 .295 1.4 3.0 .455 12.9 2.2 9.9 9.9
11 Bob McNeill 23 29 229 3.5 9.4 .367 3.5 9.4 .367 1.3 1.9 .667 3.6 6.3 3.9 8.2
12 Bob Sims 23 19 171 4.6 12.4 .373 4.6 12.4 .373 4.0 8.2 .487 5.7 2.5 8.4 13.3
13 Bobby Smith 24 3 7 0.0 5.1 .000 0.0 5.1 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0

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 Jerry West 23 75 3087 22.6 .524 .445 .516 9.8 3.1 12.9 .201
2 Frank Selvy 29 79 2806 13.1 .481 .420 .391 2.9 2.6 5.5 .094
3 Rudy LaRusso 24 80 2754 16.6 .526 .466 .404 5.8 2.9 8.8 .153
4 Elgin Baylor 27 48 2129 26.5 .492 .428 .397 4.9 3.0 7.9 .179
5 Jim Krebs 26 78 2012 12.3 .492 .445 .297 2.1 2.1 4.2 .100
6 Tom Hawkins 25 79 1903 10.5 .450 .411 .315 0.3 1.8 2.1 .054
7 Hot Rod Hundley 27 78 1492 9.5 .380 .340 .250 -1.5 1.6 0.1 .003
8 Ray Felix 31 80 1478 9.1 .475 .430 .327 0.8 1.5 2.3 .074
9 Howie Jolliff 23 64 1094 9.0 .433 .411 .308 -0.1 1.3 1.2 .053
10 Wayne Yates 24 37 263 4.1 .314 .295 .210 -0.8 0.3 -0.5 -0.085
11 Bob McNeill 23 29 229 7.8 .398 .367 .200 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .024
12 Bob Sims 23 19 171 5.9 .414 .373 .661 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .007
13 Bobby Smith 24 3 7 -6.7 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.148

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 27 13 571 186 425 .438 186 425 .438 130 168 .774 230 47 45 502
2 Jerry West 23 13 557 144 310 .465 144 310 .465 121 150 .807 88 57 38 409
3 Frank Selvy 29 13 478 66 152 .434 66 152 .434 33 39 .846 73 65 34 165
4 Rudy LaRusso 24 13 461 57 156 .365 57 156 .365 69 91 .758 118 22 51 183
5 Jim Krebs 26 11 327 30 90 .333 30 90 .333 22 26 .846 102 21 50 82
6 Ray Felix 31 13 242 29 59 .492 29 59 .492 26 38 .684 77 7 39 84
7 Tom Hawkins 25 13 203 22 61 .361 22 61 .361 10 24 .417 66 19 34 54
8 Hot Rod Hundley 27 12 187 7 25 .280 7 25 .280 9 12 .750 18 32 27 23
9 Howie Jolliff 23 9 77 2 9 .222 2 9 .222 8 8 1.000 28 7 17 12
10 Bob McNeill 23 5 30 4 7 .571 4 7 .571 1 2 .500 6 5 6 9
11 Wayne Yates 24 4 12 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 1 2 .500 5 1 2 7

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 27 13 43.9 14.3 32.7 .438 14.3 32.7 .438 10.0 12.9 .774 17.7 3.6 3.5 38.6
2 Jerry West 23 13 42.8 11.1 23.8 .465 11.1 23.8 .465 9.3 11.5 .807 6.8 4.4 2.9 31.5
3 Frank Selvy 29 13 36.8 5.1 11.7 .434 5.1 11.7 .434 2.5 3.0 .846 5.6 5.0 2.6 12.7
4 Rudy LaRusso 24 13 35.5 4.4 12.0 .365 4.4 12.0 .365 5.3 7.0 .758 9.1 1.7 3.9 14.1
5 Jim Krebs 26 11 29.7 2.7 8.2 .333 2.7 8.2 .333 2.0 2.4 .846 9.3 1.9 4.5 7.5
6 Ray Felix 31 13 18.6 2.2 4.5 .492 2.2 4.5 .492 2.0 2.9 .684 5.9 0.5 3.0 6.5
7 Hot Rod Hundley 27 12 15.6 0.6 2.1 .280 0.6 2.1 .280 0.8 1.0 .750 1.5 2.7 2.3 1.9
8 Tom Hawkins 25 13 15.6 1.7 4.7 .361 1.7 4.7 .361 0.8 1.8 .417 5.1 1.5 2.6 4.2
9 Howie Jolliff 23 9 8.6 0.2 1.0 .222 0.2 1.0 .222 0.9 0.9 1.000 3.1 0.8 1.9 1.3
10 Bob McNeill 23 5 6.0 0.8 1.4 .571 0.8 1.4 .571 0.2 0.4 .500 1.2 1.0 1.2 1.8
11 Wayne Yates 24 4 3.0 0.8 2.0 .375 0.8 2.0 .375 0.3 0.5 .500 1.3 0.3 0.5 1.8

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 27 13 571 11.7 26.8 .438 11.7 26.8 .438 8.2 10.6 .774 14.5 3.0 2.8 31.6
2 Jerry West 23 13 557 9.3 20.0 .465 9.3 20.0 .465 7.8 9.7 .807 5.7 3.7 2.5 26.4
3 Frank Selvy 29 13 478 5.0 11.4 .434 5.0 11.4 .434 2.5 2.9 .846 5.5 4.9 2.6 12.4
4 Rudy LaRusso 24 13 461 4.5 12.2 .365 4.5 12.2 .365 5.4 7.1 .758 9.2 1.7 4.0 14.3
5 Jim Krebs 26 11 327 3.3 9.9 .333 3.3 9.9 .333 2.4 2.9 .846 11.2 2.3 5.5 9.0
6 Ray Felix 31 13 242 4.3 8.8 .492 4.3 8.8 .492 3.9 5.7 .684 11.5 1.0 5.8 12.5
7 Tom Hawkins 25 13 203 3.9 10.8 .361 3.9 10.8 .361 1.8 4.3 .417 11.7 3.4 6.0 9.6
8 Hot Rod Hundley 27 12 187 1.3 4.8 .280 1.3 4.8 .280 1.7 2.3 .750 3.5 6.2 5.2 4.4
9 Howie Jolliff 23 9 77 0.9 4.2 .222 0.9 4.2 .222 3.7 3.7 1.000 13.1 3.3 7.9 5.6
10 Bob McNeill 23 5 30 4.8 8.4 .571 4.8 8.4 .571 1.2 2.4 .500 7.2 6.0 7.2 10.8
11 Wayne Yates 24 4 12 9.0 24.0 .375 9.0 24.0 .375 3.0 6.0 .500 15.0 3.0 6.0 21.0

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 27 13 571 27.4 .503 .438 .395 15.0 1.8 0.3 2.1 .179
2 Jerry West 23 13 557 22.2 .544 .465 .484 16.6 2.2 0.2 2.4 .209
3 Frank Selvy 29 13 478 12.6 .488 .434 .257 18.5 0.5 0.2 0.8 .077
4 Rudy LaRusso 24 13 461 11.7 .467 .365 .583 6.4 0.3 0.2 0.5 .056
5 Jim Krebs 26 11 327 8.4 .404 .333 .289 8.2 -0.1 0.2 0.0 .003
6 Ray Felix 31 13 242 12.1 .555 .492 .644 3.8 0.5 0.1 0.6 .117
7 Tom Hawkins 25 13 203 8.5 .377 .361 .393 12.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.020
8 Hot Rod Hundley 27 12 187 5.5 .380 .280 .480 20.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 .012
9 Howie Jolliff 23 9 77 8.4 .479 .222 .889 10.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 .054
10 Bob McNeill 23 5 30 12.3 .571 .571 .286 22.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 .127
11 Wayne Yates 24 4 12 14.6 .394 .375 .250 13.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.047