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1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 45-35, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Schaus (45-35)

PTS/G: 119.5 (1st of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 116.4 (4th of 9)
SRS: 2.76 (3rd of 9) ▪ Pace: 121.2 (6th of 9)
Off Rtg: 98.3 (1st of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.7 (5th of 9)
Expected W-L: 47-33 (3rd of 9)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1966 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (3-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (3-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (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 1 University of California, Los Angeles
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 7 Seattle University
15 Bob Boozer PF 6-8 215 April 26, 1937 5 Kansas State University
25 Leroy Ellis C 6-10 210 March 10, 1940 3 St. John's University
33 John Fairchild SF 6-8 205 April 28, 1943 R Brigham Young University
11 Gail Goodrich SG 6-1 170 April 23, 1943 R University of California, Los Angeles
14 Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 October 11, 1938 5 University of California
21 Jim King PG 6-2 175 February 7, 1941 2 University of Tulsa
35 Rudy LaRusso PF 6-7 220 November 11, 1937 6 Dartmouth College
44 Jerry West PG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 5 West Virginia University
12 Gene Wiley C 6-10 210 November 12, 1937 3 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 19250 3597 8109 .444 3597 8109 .444 2363 3057 .773 5334 1936 2035 9557
Team/G 240.6 45.0 101.4 .444 45.0 101.4 .444 29.5 38.2 .773 66.7 24.2 25.4 119.5
Lg Rank 3 4 7 4 4 7 4 1 4 1 7 1 4 1
Year/Year -0.5% 7.8% 6.3% +0.006 7.8% 6.3% +0.006 3.8% 2.4% +0.010 2.0% 20.9% 1.9% 6.8%
Opponent 80 19250 9309
Opponent/G 240.6 116.4
Lg Rank 3 4
Year/Year -0.5% 5.8%

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 47 33 3.10 -0.34 2.76 98.3 95.7 121.2 .377 .444 .291 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Lg Rank 3 3 3 7 3 1 5 6 4 4 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 27 79 3218 818 1731 .473 818 1731 .473 .473 840 977 .860 562 480 243 2476
2 Rudy LaRusso 28 76 2316 410 897 .457 410 897 .457 .457 350 445 .787 660 165 261 1170
3 Leroy Ellis 25 80 2219 393 927 .424 393 927 .424 .424 186 256 .727 735 74 232 972
4 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 80 2198 458 1003 .457 458 1003 .457 .457 182 257 .708 219 393 224 1098
5 Elgin Baylor 31 65 1975 415 1034 .401 415 1034 .401 .401 249 337 .739 621 224 157 1079
6 Bob Boozer 28 78 1847 365 754 .484 365 754 .484 .484 225 289 .779 548 87 196 955
7 Jim King 24 76 1499 238 545 .437 238 545 .437 .437 94 115 .817 204 223 181 570
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 77 1413 151 337 .448 151 337 .448 .448 77 136 .566 509 113 234 379
9 Gene Wiley 28 67 1386 123 289 .426 123 289 .426 .426 43 76 .566 490 63 171 289
10 Gail Goodrich 22 65 1008 203 503 .404 203 503 .404 .404 103 149 .691 130 103 103 509
11 John Fairchild 22 30 171 23 89 .258 23 89 .258 .258 14 20 .700 45 11 33 60

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 27 79 40.7 10.4 21.9 .473 10.4 21.9 .473 10.6 12.4 .860 7.1 6.1 3.1 31.3
2 Rudy LaRusso 28 76 30.5 5.4 11.8 .457 5.4 11.8 .457 4.6 5.9 .787 8.7 2.2 3.4 15.4
3 Elgin Baylor 31 65 30.4 6.4 15.9 .401 6.4 15.9 .401 3.8 5.2 .739 9.6 3.4 2.4 16.6
4 Leroy Ellis 25 80 27.7 4.9 11.6 .424 4.9 11.6 .424 2.3 3.2 .727 9.2 0.9 2.9 12.2
5 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 80 27.5 5.7 12.5 .457 5.7 12.5 .457 2.3 3.2 .708 2.7 4.9 2.8 13.7
6 Bob Boozer 28 78 23.7 4.7 9.7 .484 4.7 9.7 .484 2.9 3.7 .779 7.0 1.1 2.5 12.2
7 Gene Wiley 28 67 20.7 1.8 4.3 .426 1.8 4.3 .426 0.6 1.1 .566 7.3 0.9 2.6 4.3
8 Jim King 24 76 19.7 3.1 7.2 .437 3.1 7.2 .437 1.2 1.5 .817 2.7 2.9 2.4 7.5
9 Darrall Imhoff 27 77 18.4 2.0 4.4 .448 2.0 4.4 .448 1.0 1.8 .566 6.6 1.5 3.0 4.9
10 Gail Goodrich 22 65 15.5 3.1 7.7 .404 3.1 7.7 .404 1.6 2.3 .691 2.0 1.6 1.6 7.8
11 John Fairchild 22 30 5.7 0.8 3.0 .258 0.8 3.0 .258 0.5 0.7 .700 1.5 0.4 1.1 2.0

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 27 79 3218 9.2 19.4 .473 9.2 19.4 .473 9.4 10.9 .860 6.3 5.4 2.7 27.7
2 Rudy LaRusso 28 76 2316 6.4 13.9 .457 6.4 13.9 .457 5.4 6.9 .787 10.3 2.6 4.1 18.2
3 Leroy Ellis 25 80 2219 6.4 15.0 .424 6.4 15.0 .424 3.0 4.2 .727 11.9 1.2 3.8 15.8
4 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 80 2198 7.5 16.4 .457 7.5 16.4 .457 3.0 4.2 .708 3.6 6.4 3.7 18.0
5 Elgin Baylor 31 65 1975 7.6 18.8 .401 7.6 18.8 .401 4.5 6.1 .739 11.3 4.1 2.9 19.7
6 Bob Boozer 28 78 1847 7.1 14.7 .484 7.1 14.7 .484 4.4 5.6 .779 10.7 1.7 3.8 18.6
7 Jim King 24 76 1499 5.7 13.1 .437 5.7 13.1 .437 2.3 2.8 .817 4.9 5.4 4.3 13.7
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 77 1413 3.8 8.6 .448 3.8 8.6 .448 2.0 3.5 .566 13.0 2.9 6.0 9.7
9 Gene Wiley 28 67 1386 3.2 7.5 .426 3.2 7.5 .426 1.1 2.0 .566 12.7 1.6 4.4 7.5
10 Gail Goodrich 22 65 1008 7.2 18.0 .404 7.2 18.0 .404 3.7 5.3 .691 4.6 3.7 3.7 18.2
11 John Fairchild 22 30 171 4.8 18.7 .258 4.8 18.7 .258 2.9 4.2 .700 9.5 2.3 6.9 12.6

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 27 79 3218 .473 .473 .860
2 Rudy LaRusso 28 76 2316 .457 .457 .787
3 Leroy Ellis 25 80 2219 .424 .424 .727
4 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 80 2198 .457 .457 .708
5 Elgin Baylor 31 65 1975 .401 .401 .739
6 Bob Boozer 28 78 1847 .484 .484 .779
7 Jim King 24 76 1499 .437 .437 .817
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 77 1413 .448 .448 .566
9 Gene Wiley 28 67 1386 .426 .426 .566
10 Gail Goodrich 22 65 1008 .404 .404 .691
11 John Fairchild 22 30 171 .258 .258 .700

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 27 79 3218 24.6 .573 .564 21.9 14.4 2.7 17.1 .256
2 Rudy LaRusso 28 76 2316 16.4 .535 .496 9.4 5.0 2.0 7.0 .146
3 Leroy Ellis 25 80 2219 13.0 .467 .276 4.4 0.9 1.9 2.8 .062
4 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 80 2198 14.9 .492 .256 24.6 2.8 1.7 4.5 .099
5 Elgin Baylor 31 65 1975 16.9 .456 .326 15.7 0.5 2.0 2.6 .062
6 Bob Boozer 28 78 1847 16.4 .542 .383 6.4 4.3 1.6 5.8 .151
7 Jim King 24 76 1499 11.8 .479 .211 19.2 1.1 1.2 2.3 .073
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 77 1413 10.8 .478 .404 9.7 0.7 1.5 2.1 .072
9 Gene Wiley 28 67 1386 8.9 .448 .263 5.4 0.0 1.3 1.3 .045
10 Gail Goodrich 22 65 1008 11.9 .448 .296 13.9 0.0 0.7 0.7 .031
11 John Fairchild 22 30 171 3.9 .307 .225 8.0 -0.7 0.1 -0.6 -0.166

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 27 14 619 185 357 .518 185 357 .518 .518 109 125 .872 88 79 40 479
2 Elgin Baylor 31 14 586 145 328 .442 145 328 .442 .442 85 105 .810 197 52 38 375
3 Leroy Ellis 25 14 426 56 138 .406 56 138 .406 .406 25 39 .641 133 8 52 137
4 Rudy LaRusso 28 14 397 57 124 .460 57 124 .460 .460 53 67 .791 99 26 47 167
5 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 14 340 70 142 .493 70 142 .493 .493 26 42 .619 41 44 40 166
6 Gail Goodrich 22 11 290 43 92 .467 43 92 .467 .467 29 43 .674 42 33 35 115
7 Jim King 24 13 287 35 84 .417 35 84 .417 .417 12 17 .706 33 31 40 82
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 14 243 14 40 .350 14 40 .350 .350 13 18 .722 81 30 42 41
9 Bob Boozer 28 10 181 26 65 .400 26 65 .400 .400 15 20 .750 50 7 20 67
10 Tom Hoover 25 4 11 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 .667 0 0 3 1 3 4
11 Gene Wiley 28 2 5 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 1 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 27 14 44.2 13.2 25.5 .518 13.2 25.5 .518 7.8 8.9 .872 6.3 5.6 2.9 34.2
2 Elgin Baylor 31 14 41.9 10.4 23.4 .442 10.4 23.4 .442 6.1 7.5 .810 14.1 3.7 2.7 26.8
3 Leroy Ellis 25 14 30.4 4.0 9.9 .406 4.0 9.9 .406 1.8 2.8 .641 9.5 0.6 3.7 9.8
4 Rudy LaRusso 28 14 28.4 4.1 8.9 .460 4.1 8.9 .460 3.8 4.8 .791 7.1 1.9 3.4 11.9
5 Gail Goodrich 22 11 26.4 3.9 8.4 .467 3.9 8.4 .467 2.6 3.9 .674 3.8 3.0 3.2 10.5
6 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 14 24.3 5.0 10.1 .493 5.0 10.1 .493 1.9 3.0 .619 2.9 3.1 2.9 11.9
7 Jim King 24 13 22.1 2.7 6.5 .417 2.7 6.5 .417 0.9 1.3 .706 2.5 2.4 3.1 6.3
8 Bob Boozer 28 10 18.1 2.6 6.5 .400 2.6 6.5 .400 1.5 2.0 .750 5.0 0.7 2.0 6.7
9 Darrall Imhoff 27 14 17.4 1.0 2.9 .350 1.0 2.9 .350 0.9 1.3 .722 5.8 2.1 3.0 2.9
10 Tom Hoover 25 4 2.8 0.5 0.8 .667 0.5 0.8 .667 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.3 0.8 1.0
11 Gene Wiley 28 2 2.5 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 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 27 14 619 10.8 20.8 .518 10.8 20.8 .518 6.3 7.3 .872 5.1 4.6 2.3 27.9
2 Elgin Baylor 31 14 586 8.9 20.2 .442 8.9 20.2 .442 5.2 6.5 .810 12.1 3.2 2.3 23.0
3 Leroy Ellis 25 14 426 4.7 11.7 .406 4.7 11.7 .406 2.1 3.3 .641 11.2 0.7 4.4 11.6
4 Rudy LaRusso 28 14 397 5.2 11.2 .460 5.2 11.2 .460 4.8 6.1 .791 9.0 2.4 4.3 15.1
5 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 14 340 7.4 15.0 .493 7.4 15.0 .493 2.8 4.4 .619 4.3 4.7 4.2 17.6
6 Gail Goodrich 22 11 290 5.3 11.4 .467 5.3 11.4 .467 3.6 5.3 .674 5.2 4.1 4.3 14.3
7 Jim King 24 13 287 4.4 10.5 .417 4.4 10.5 .417 1.5 2.1 .706 4.1 3.9 5.0 10.3
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 14 243 2.1 5.9 .350 2.1 5.9 .350 1.9 2.7 .722 12.0 4.4 6.2 6.1
9 Bob Boozer 28 10 181 5.2 12.9 .400 5.2 12.9 .400 3.0 4.0 .750 9.9 1.4 4.0 13.3
10 Tom Hoover 25 4 11 6.5 9.8 .667 6.5 9.8 .667 0.0 0.0 9.8 3.3 9.8 13.1
11 Gene Wiley 28 2 5 0.0 7.2 .000 0.0 7.2 .000 0.0 0.0 7.2 0.0 7.2 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 27 14 619 .518 .518 .872
2 Elgin Baylor 31 14 586 .442 .442 .810
3 Leroy Ellis 25 14 426 .406 .406 .641
4 Rudy LaRusso 28 14 397 .460 .460 .791
5 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 14 340 .493 .493 .619
6 Gail Goodrich 22 11 290 .467 .467 .674
7 Jim King 24 13 287 .417 .417 .706
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 14 243 .350 .350 .722
9 Bob Boozer 28 10 181 .400 .400 .750
10 Tom Hoover 25 4 11 .667 .667
11 Gene Wiley 28 2 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 27 14 619 24.7 .581 .350 20.1 2.7 0.4 3.1 .237
2 Elgin Baylor 31 14 586 21.0 .501 .320 12.9 0.8 0.5 1.3 .107
3 Leroy Ellis 25 14 426 9.5 .441 .283 2.3 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .013
4 Rudy LaRusso 28 14 397 14.2 .544 .540 8.3 0.7 0.3 1.0 .116
5 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 23 14 340 14.5 .517 .296 17.7 0.5 0.2 0.7 .099
6 Gail Goodrich 22 11 290 12.5 .518 .467 14.5 0.4 0.2 0.5 .088
7 Jim King 24 13 287 7.7 .448 .202 13.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 .018
8 Darrall Imhoff 27 14 243 9.1 .428 .450 14.1 -0.1 0.2 0.2 .031
9 Bob Boozer 28 10 181 10.8 .454 .308 4.9 0.0 0.1 0.1 .024
10 Tom Hoover 25 4 11 13.0 .667 .000 12.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 .181
11 Gene Wiley 28 2 5 -5.9 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.214