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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: NA

NBA 1963 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-2) 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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September 5, 1962

Purchased Dick Barnett from the Syracuse Nationals.

September 14, 1962

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

April 30, 1963

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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