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1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 34-38, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Kundla (34-38)

PTS/G: 102.3 (2nd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.1 (8th of 8)
SRS: -0.88 (5th of 8) ▪ Pace: 114.8 (2nd of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.5 (6th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.2 (4th of 8)
Expected W-L: 34-38 (5th of 8)

Arena: Minneapolis Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (0-3) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Fort Wayne Pistons  (Series Stats)
Lost NBA Western Division Tiebreaker (0-1) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 27, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 75 97 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Oct 28, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 88 94 0 2 L 2
3 Thu, Nov 1, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 97 88 1 2 W 1 at Johnstown, PA
4 Sat, Nov 3, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 95 85 2 2 W 2
5 Sun, Nov 4, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W 88 87 3 2 W 3
6 Sat, Nov 10, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 110 117 3 3 L 1
7 Sun, Nov 11, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 82 94 3 4 L 2 at New York, NY
8 Wed, Nov 14, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 113 97 4 4 W 1 at Rochester, NY
9 Thu, Nov 15, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 103 96 5 4 W 2
10 Fri, Nov 16, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 97 123 5 5 L 1
11 Sun, Nov 18, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 107 111 5 6 L 2
12 Thu, Nov 22, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 111 78 6 6 W 1
13 Sat, Nov 24, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W OT 104 102 7 6 W 2
14 Sun, Nov 25, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 94 95 7 7 L 1
15 Tue, Nov 27, 1956 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 113 98 8 7 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
16 Wed, Nov 28, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 93 105 8 8 L 1 at Louisville, KY
17 Sat, Dec 1, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 83 95 8 9 L 2
18 Sun, Dec 2, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 106 96 9 9 W 1
19 Tue, Dec 4, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 88 101 9 10 L 1
20 Thu, Dec 6, 1956 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 103 96 10 10 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 7, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 121 10 11 L 1
22 Sun, Dec 9, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks L 91 100 10 12 L 2
23 Tue, Dec 11, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 111 114 10 13 L 3
24 Wed, Dec 12, 1956 Box Score N New York Knicks W 121 103 11 13 W 1 at Boston, MA
25 Sun, Dec 16, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W 101 97 12 13 W 2
26 Thu, Dec 20, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 105 103 13 13 W 3 at Albany, NY
27 Sat, Dec 22, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 101 115 13 14 L 1
28 Sun, Dec 23, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 97 107 13 15 L 2
29 Tue, Dec 25, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 100 89 14 15 W 1 at Rochester, NY
30 Thu, Dec 27, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 93 120 14 16 L 1
31 Sat, Dec 29, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 92 95 14 17 L 2
32 Sun, Dec 30, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 93 100 14 18 L 3
33 Thu, Jan 3, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 102 104 14 19 L 4
34 Sun, Jan 6, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks L 101 111 14 20 L 5
35 Tue, Jan 8, 1957 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons L 86 87 14 21 L 6 at Winnipeg, Canada
36 Wed, Jan 9, 1957 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 93 86 15 21 W 1 at Moorhead, MN
37 Thu, Jan 10, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 118 110 16 21 W 2
38 Sat, Jan 12, 1957 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 105 87 17 21 W 3 at St. Louis, MO
39 Sun, Jan 13, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 87 18 21 W 4
40 Thu, Jan 17, 1957 Box Score N New York Knicks L 93 94 18 22 L 1 at Lacrosse, WI
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 20, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 114 107 19 22 W 1
42 Wed, Jan 23, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 107 99 20 22 W 2 at Louisville, KY
43 Fri, Jan 25, 1957 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 106 115 20 23 L 1
44 Sat, Jan 26, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 107 122 20 24 L 2
45 Sun, Jan 27, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 93 94 20 25 L 3
46 Mon, Jan 28, 1957 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 96 112 20 26 L 4 at Boston, MA
47 Tue, Jan 29, 1957 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 91 103 20 27 L 5 at New York, NY
48 Thu, Jan 31, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 107 111 20 28 L 6
49 Sat, Feb 2, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 97 106 20 29 L 7
50 Sun, Feb 3, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 85 102 20 30 L 8
51 Wed, Feb 6, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 101 100 21 30 W 1
52 Sat, Feb 9, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 99 92 22 30 W 2
53 Sun, Feb 10, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 100 113 22 31 L 1
54 Tue, Feb 12, 1957 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 110 105 23 31 W 1 at Kansas City, MO
55 Wed, Feb 13, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 115 114 24 31 W 2
56 Thu, Feb 14, 1957 Box Score N New York Knicks W 99 97 25 31 W 3 at Fort Wayne, IN
57 Fri, Feb 15, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 104 105 25 32 L 1
58 Sat, Feb 16, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 112 120 25 33 L 2
59 Sun, Feb 17, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L OT 115 118 25 34 L 3
60 Wed, Feb 20, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 111 103 26 34 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 23, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 101 103 26 35 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 24, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 123 115 27 35 W 1
63 Mon, Feb 25, 1957 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 94 110 27 36 L 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
64 Tue, Feb 26, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 108 120 27 37 L 2
65 Thu, Feb 28, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 112 129 27 38 L 3
66 Fri, Mar 1, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 125 117 28 38 W 1 at Boston, MA
67 Sun, Mar 3, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W 119 108 29 38 W 2
68 Thu, Mar 7, 1957 Box Score Boston Celtics W 109 104 30 38 W 3
69 Fri, Mar 8, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 101 97 31 38 W 4
70 Sun, Mar 10, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 117 104 32 38 W 5
71 Tue, Mar 12, 1957 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 100 94 33 38 W 6 at Saint Paul, MN
72 Wed, Mar 13, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 114 97 34 38 W 7

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Mar 16, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L OT 111 114 0 1 L 1 Tiebreaker
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
2 Sun, Mar 17, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 131 127 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Mar 19, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 110 108 2 1 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Thu, Mar 21, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 109 118 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, Mar 24, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 104 106 2 3 L 2
6 Mon, Mar 25, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 2OT 135 143 2 4 L 3