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1961-62 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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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 (3-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (2-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1961 to June 30, 1962.
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December, 1961

Purchased Bob McNeill from the Philadelphia Warriors.

Sold Bob Sims to the St. Louis Hawks.

March 26, 1962

Drafted Leroy Ellis in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gene Wiley in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Green in the 3rd round (26th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jan Loudermilk in the 4th round (35th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Art Whisnant in the 5th round (44th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bucky Keller in the 6th round (53rd pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Garner in the 8th round (70th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Matson in the 9th round (79th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.