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1964-65 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 49-31, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Schaus (49-31)

PTS/G: 111.8 (5th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.9 (3rd of 9)
SRS: 1.70 (4th of 9) ▪ Pace: 113.9 (8th of 9)
Off Rtg: 97.4 (2nd of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.8 (6th of 9)
Expected W-L: 45-35 (4th of 9)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1965 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (1-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (2-4) versus Baltimore Bullets  (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
42 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman SG 6-2 185 April 15, 1942 R University of California, Los Angeles
5 Dick Barnett SG 6-4 190 October 2, 1936 4 Tennessee State University
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 6 Seattle University
25 Leroy Ellis C 6-10 210 March 10, 1940 2 St. John's University
32 Jerry Grote G 6-4 215 December 28, 1940 R Loyola Marymount University
14 Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 October 11, 1938 4 University of California
21 Jim King PG 6-2 175 February 7, 1941 1 University of Tulsa
35 Rudy LaRusso PF 6-7 220 November 11, 1937 5 Dartmouth College
40 Bill McGill C 6-9 225 September 16, 1939 2 University of Utah
33 Cotton Nash SF 6-5 215 July 24, 1942 R University of Kentucky
20 Don Nelson SF 6-6 210 May 15, 1940 2 University of Iowa
44 Jerry West PG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 4 West Virginia University
12 Gene Wiley C 6-10 210 November 12, 1937 2 Wichita State University

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 19350 3336 7628 .437 3336 7628 .437 2276 2984 .763 5231 1601 1998 8948
Team/G 241.9 41.7 95.4 .437 41.7 95.4 .437 28.5 37.3 .763 65.4 20.0 25.0 111.9
Lg Rank 3 7 9 3 7 9 3 1 3 1 7 8 2 5
Year/Year 2.0% 2.6% -0.003 2.0% 2.6% -0.003 2.1% 2.5% -0.004 4.1% -4.5% 0.1% 2.0%
Opponent 80 19350 8795
Opponent/G 241.9 109.9
Lg Rank 3 3
Year/Year 1.2%

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 1.91 -0.21 1.70 97.4 95.8 113.9 .391 .437 .298 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Lg Rank 4 4 4 6 4 2 6 8 2 3 1

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jerry West 26 74 3066 822 1655 .497 822 1655 .497 .497 648 789 .821 447 364 221 2292
2 Elgin Baylor 30 74 3056 763 1903 .401 763 1903 .401 .401 483 610 .792 950 280 235 2009
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 77 2588 381 827 .461 381 827 .461 .461 321 415 .773 725 198 258 1083
4 Dick Barnett 28 74 2026 375 908 .413 375 908 .413 .413 270 338 .799 200 159 209 1020
5 Leroy Ellis 24 80 2026 311 700 .444 311 700 .444 .444 198 284 .697 652 49 196 820
6 Gene Wiley 27 80 2002 175 376 .465 175 376 .465 .465 56 111 .505 690 105 235 406
7 Jim King 23 77 1671 184 469 .392 184 469 .392 .392 118 151 .781 214 178 193 486
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 76 1521 145 311 .466 145 311 .466 .466 88 154 .571 500 87 238 378
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 66 919 117 306 .382 117 306 .382 .382 46 71 .648 111 140 132 280
10 Don Nelson 24 39 238 36 85 .424 36 85 .424 .424 20 26 .769 73 24 40 92
11 Cotton Nash 22 25 167 14 57 .246 14 57 .246 .246 25 32 .781 35 10 30 53
12 Bill McGill 25 8 37 7 20 .350 7 20 .350 .350 1 1 1.000 12 3 6 15
13 Jerry Grote 24 11 33 6 11 .545 6 11 .545 .545 2 2 1.000 4 4 5 14

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 Jerry West 26 74 41.4 11.1 22.4 .497 11.1 22.4 .497 8.8 10.7 .821 6.0 4.9 3.0 31.0
2 Elgin Baylor 30 74 41.3 10.3 25.7 .401 10.3 25.7 .401 6.5 8.2 .792 12.8 3.8 3.2 27.1
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 77 33.6 4.9 10.7 .461 4.9 10.7 .461 4.2 5.4 .773 9.4 2.6 3.4 14.1
4 Dick Barnett 28 74 27.4 5.1 12.3 .413 5.1 12.3 .413 3.6 4.6 .799 2.7 2.1 2.8 13.8
5 Leroy Ellis 24 80 25.3 3.9 8.8 .444 3.9 8.8 .444 2.5 3.6 .697 8.2 0.6 2.5 10.3
6 Gene Wiley 27 80 25.0 2.2 4.7 .465 2.2 4.7 .465 0.7 1.4 .505 8.6 1.3 2.9 5.1
7 Jim King 23 77 21.7 2.4 6.1 .392 2.4 6.1 .392 1.5 2.0 .781 2.8 2.3 2.5 6.3
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 76 20.0 1.9 4.1 .466 1.9 4.1 .466 1.2 2.0 .571 6.6 1.1 3.1 5.0
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 66 13.9 1.8 4.6 .382 1.8 4.6 .382 0.7 1.1 .648 1.7 2.1 2.0 4.2
10 Cotton Nash 22 25 6.7 0.6 2.3 .246 0.6 2.3 .246 1.0 1.3 .781 1.4 0.4 1.2 2.1
11 Don Nelson 24 39 6.1 0.9 2.2 .424 0.9 2.2 .424 0.5 0.7 .769 1.9 0.6 1.0 2.4
12 Bill McGill 25 8 4.6 0.9 2.5 .350 0.9 2.5 .350 0.1 0.1 1.000 1.5 0.4 0.8 1.9
13 Jerry Grote 24 11 3.0 0.5 1.0 .545 0.5 1.0 .545 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.4 0.4 0.5 1.3

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 26 74 3066 9.7 19.4 .497 9.7 19.4 .497 7.6 9.3 .821 5.2 4.3 2.6 26.9
2 Elgin Baylor 30 74 3056 9.0 22.4 .401 9.0 22.4 .401 5.7 7.2 .792 11.2 3.3 2.8 23.7
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 77 2588 5.3 11.5 .461 5.3 11.5 .461 4.5 5.8 .773 10.1 2.8 3.6 15.1
4 Dick Barnett 28 74 2026 6.7 16.1 .413 6.7 16.1 .413 4.8 6.0 .799 3.6 2.8 3.7 18.1
5 Leroy Ellis 24 80 2026 5.5 12.4 .444 5.5 12.4 .444 3.5 5.0 .697 11.6 0.9 3.5 14.6
6 Gene Wiley 27 80 2002 3.1 6.8 .465 3.1 6.8 .465 1.0 2.0 .505 12.4 1.9 4.2 7.3
7 Jim King 23 77 1671 4.0 10.1 .392 4.0 10.1 .392 2.5 3.3 .781 4.6 3.8 4.2 10.5
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 76 1521 3.4 7.4 .466 3.4 7.4 .466 2.1 3.6 .571 11.8 2.1 5.6 8.9
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 66 919 4.6 12.0 .382 4.6 12.0 .382 1.8 2.8 .648 4.3 5.5 5.2 11.0
10 Don Nelson 24 39 238 5.4 12.9 .424 5.4 12.9 .424 3.0 3.9 .769 11.0 3.6 6.1 13.9
11 Cotton Nash 22 25 167 3.0 12.3 .246 3.0 12.3 .246 5.4 6.9 .781 7.5 2.2 6.5 11.4
12 Bill McGill 25 8 37 6.8 19.5 .350 6.8 19.5 .350 1.0 1.0 1.000 11.7 2.9 5.8 14.6
13 Jerry Grote 24 11 33 6.5 12.0 .545 6.5 12.0 .545 2.2 2.2 1.000 4.4 4.4 5.5 15.3

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 ORtg DRtg
1 Jerry West 26 74 3066 .497 .497 .821
2 Elgin Baylor 30 74 3056 .401 .401 .792
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 77 2588 .461 .461 .773
4 Dick Barnett 28 74 2026 .413 .413 .799
5 Leroy Ellis 24 80 2026 .444 .444 .697
6 Gene Wiley 27 80 2002 .465 .465 .505
7 Jim King 23 77 1671 .392 .392 .781
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 76 1521 .466 .466 .571
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 66 919 .382 .382 .648
10 Don Nelson 24 39 238 .424 .424 .769
11 Cotton Nash 22 25 167 .246 .246 .781
12 Bill McGill 25 8 37 .350 .350 1.000
13 Jerry Grote 24 11 33 .545 .545 1.000

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Jerry West 26 74 3066 25.0 .572 .477 20.0 14.8 1.9 16.7 .261
2 Elgin Baylor 30 74 3056 20.5 .463 .321 15.0 2.5 2.4 4.9 .078
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 77 2588 16.2 .536 .502 10.7 5.5 1.8 7.3 .136
4 Dick Barnett 28 74 2026 13.3 .483 .372 11.6 2.5 0.9 3.4 .081
5 Leroy Ellis 24 80 2026 14.2 .497 .406 3.4 2.5 1.3 3.8 .090
6 Gene Wiley 27 80 2002 10.3 .478 .295 6.8 0.9 1.5 2.4 .058
7 Jim King 23 77 1671 9.3 .454 .322 14.2 0.5 0.9 1.5 .043
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 76 1521 10.7 .499 .495 7.5 1.3 1.1 2.4 .076
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 66 919 9.3 .415 .232 20.7 -0.3 0.6 0.2 .013
10 Don Nelson 24 39 238 14.0 .477 .306 14.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 .080
11 Cotton Nash 22 25 167 6.5 .373 .561 7.7 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.049
12 Bill McGill 25 8 37 10.3 .367 .050 12.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.073
13 Jerry Grote 24 11 33 14.9 .589 .182 17.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 .175

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jerry West 26 11 470 155 351 .442 155 351 .442 .442 137 154 .890 63 58 37 447
2 Leroy Ellis 24 11 405 57 145 .393 57 145 .393 .393 44 65 .677 133 7 37 158
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 11 395 56 137 .409 56 137 .409 .409 53 74 .716 89 29 52 165
4 Gene Wiley 27 11 379 33 59 .559 33 59 .559 .559 11 19 .579 158 23 41 77
5 Dick Barnett 28 10 287 72 150 .480 72 150 .480 .480 31 39 .795 30 33 25 175
6 Don Nelson 24 11 212 24 53 .453 24 53 .453 .453 19 25 .760 59 19 31 67
7 Jim King 23 11 184 28 63 .444 28 63 .444 .444 15 17 .882 36 24 29 71
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 11 151 13 24 .542 13 24 .542 .542 7 12 .583 43 13 26 33
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 7 118 19 57 .333 19 57 .333 .333 15 20 .750 18 30 18 53
10 Bill McGill 25 5 34 5 9 .556 5 9 .556 .556 1 1 1.000 9 2 9 11
11 Elgin Baylor 30 1 5 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0

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 Jerry West 26 11 42.7 14.1 31.9 .442 14.1 31.9 .442 12.5 14.0 .890 5.7 5.3 3.4 40.6
2 Leroy Ellis 24 11 36.8 5.2 13.2 .393 5.2 13.2 .393 4.0 5.9 .677 12.1 0.6 3.4 14.4
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 11 35.9 5.1 12.5 .409 5.1 12.5 .409 4.8 6.7 .716 8.1 2.6 4.7 15.0
4 Gene Wiley 27 11 34.5 3.0 5.4 .559 3.0 5.4 .559 1.0 1.7 .579 14.4 2.1 3.7 7.0
5 Dick Barnett 28 10 28.7 7.2 15.0 .480 7.2 15.0 .480 3.1 3.9 .795 3.0 3.3 2.5 17.5
6 Don Nelson 24 11 19.3 2.2 4.8 .453 2.2 4.8 .453 1.7 2.3 .760 5.4 1.7 2.8 6.1
7 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 7 16.9 2.7 8.1 .333 2.7 8.1 .333 2.1 2.9 .750 2.6 4.3 2.6 7.6
8 Jim King 23 11 16.7 2.5 5.7 .444 2.5 5.7 .444 1.4 1.5 .882 3.3 2.2 2.6 6.5
9 Darrall Imhoff 26 11 13.7 1.2 2.2 .542 1.2 2.2 .542 0.6 1.1 .583 3.9 1.2 2.4 3.0
10 Bill McGill 25 5 6.8 1.0 1.8 .556 1.0 1.8 .556 0.2 0.2 1.000 1.8 0.4 1.8 2.2
11 Elgin Baylor 30 1 5.0 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

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 Jerry West 26 11 470 11.9 26.9 .442 11.9 26.9 .442 10.5 11.8 .890 4.8 4.4 2.8 34.2
2 Leroy Ellis 24 11 405 5.1 12.9 .393 5.1 12.9 .393 3.9 5.8 .677 11.8 0.6 3.3 14.0
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 11 395 5.1 12.5 .409 5.1 12.5 .409 4.8 6.7 .716 8.1 2.6 4.7 15.0
4 Gene Wiley 27 11 379 3.1 5.6 .559 3.1 5.6 .559 1.0 1.8 .579 15.0 2.2 3.9 7.3
5 Dick Barnett 28 10 287 9.0 18.8 .480 9.0 18.8 .480 3.9 4.9 .795 3.8 4.1 3.1 22.0
6 Don Nelson 24 11 212 4.1 9.0 .453 4.1 9.0 .453 3.2 4.2 .760 10.0 3.2 5.3 11.4
7 Jim King 23 11 184 5.5 12.3 .444 5.5 12.3 .444 2.9 3.3 .882 7.0 4.7 5.7 13.9
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 11 151 3.1 5.7 .542 3.1 5.7 .542 1.7 2.9 .583 10.3 3.1 6.2 7.9
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 7 118 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 17.4 .333 4.6 6.1 .750 5.5 9.2 5.5 16.2
10 Bill McGill 25 5 34 5.3 9.5 .556 5.3 9.5 .556 1.1 1.1 1.000 9.5 2.1 9.5 11.6
11 Elgin Baylor 30 1 5 0.0 14.4 .000 0.0 14.4 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 0.0 0.0

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 ORtg DRtg
1 Jerry West 26 11 470 .442 .442 .890
2 Leroy Ellis 24 11 405 .393 .393 .677
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 11 395 .409 .409 .716
4 Gene Wiley 27 11 379 .559 .559 .579
5 Dick Barnett 28 10 287 .480 .480 .795
6 Don Nelson 24 11 212 .453 .453 .760
7 Jim King 23 11 184 .444 .444 .882
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 11 151 .542 .542 .583
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 7 118 .333 .333 .750
10 Bill McGill 25 5 34 .556 .556 1.000
11 Elgin Baylor 30 1 5 .000 .000

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Jerry West 26 11 470 26.7 .534 .439 22.6 1.9 0.0 1.9 .189
2 Leroy Ellis 24 11 405 11.9 .455 .448 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000
3 Rudy LaRusso 27 11 395 12.3 .487 .540 10.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 .039
4 Gene Wiley 27 11 379 12.3 .572 .322 7.7 0.5 0.0 0.4 .053
5 Dick Barnett 28 10 287 17.4 .523 .260 18.4 0.7 0.0 0.6 .109
6 Don Nelson 24 11 212 12.1 .523 .472 11.8 0.3 0.0 0.2 .056
7 Jim King 23 11 184 12.8 .504 .270 18.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 .054
8 Darrall Imhoff 26 11 151 9.9 .564 .500 10.9 0.2 0.0 0.2 .056
9 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 22 7 118 13.6 .403 .351 35.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.059
10 Bill McGill 25 5 34 10.0 .583 .111 8.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 .091
11 Elgin Baylor 30 1 5 -6.2 .000 .000 22.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.451