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1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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Record: 53-27, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Schaus (53-27)

PTS/G: 115.5 (5th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.4 (3rd of 9)
SRS: 2.67 (3rd of 9) ▪ Pace: 117.8 (6th of 9)
Off Rtg: 97.4 (4th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 94.7 (3rd of 9)
Expected W-L: 48-32 (3rd of 9)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 285,462 (1st of 2)

NBA 1963 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (4-3) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1962 to June 30, 1963.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
September 5, 1962 Sale

Purchased Dick Barnett from the Syracuse Nationals.

September 14, 1962 Trade

Traded Tom Hawkins to the Cincinnati Royals for a 1963 2nd round draft pick (Jim King was later selected).

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Roger Strickland in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Jim King in the 2nd round (14th pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Mel Gibson in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Lyle Harger in the 3rd round (26th pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Layton Johns in the 4th round (35th pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Larry Jones in the 5th round (44th pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Warren Salade in the 6th round (53rd pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1963 Draft

Drafted Gordie Martin in the 7th round (62nd pick) of the 1963 NBA Draft.