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1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1965 to June 30, 1966.
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October 14, 1965

Traded Dick Barnett to the New York Knicks for Bob Boozer.

February 1, 1966

Signed Tom Hoover as a free agent.

May 1, 1966

Lost Bob Boozer to the Chicago Bulls in the NBA expansion draft.

Lost Jim King to the Chicago Bulls in the NBA expansion draft.

May 11, 1966

Purchased Hank Finkel from the Chicago Bulls.

Drafted Jerry Chambers in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Hank Finkel in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Block in the 3rd round (27th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Archie Clark in the 4th round (37th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Stan Washington in the 5th round (48th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Keith Thomas in the 6th round (57th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tab Jackson in the 7th round (66th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Wetzel in the 8th round (75th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Julian Hammond in the 9th round (82nd pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Rooney in the 10th round (89th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Grams in the 11th round (96th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.