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1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 33-39, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Kundla (33-39)

PTS/G: 106.0 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.3 (4th of 8)
SRS: -1.42 (6th of 8) ▪ Pace: 115.5 (8th of 8)
Off Rtg: 90.8 (4th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.9 (6th of 8)
Expected W-L: 33-39 (6th of 8)

Arena: Minneapolis Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1959 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (0-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (2-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 22, 1958 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 99 79 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 25, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 94 110 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Oct 26, 1958 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 108 100 2 1 W 1
4 Wed, Oct 29, 1958 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 100 112 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 1, 1958 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 108 101 3 2 W 1
6 Thu, Nov 6, 1958 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 103 101 4 2 W 2
7 Sat, Nov 8, 1958 Box Score New York Knicks L 100 108 4 3 L 1
8 Sun, Nov 9, 1958 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 97 101 4 4 L 2
9 Tue, Nov 11, 1958 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 113 116 4 5 L 3
10 Thu, Nov 13, 1958 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 110 119 4 6 L 4 at New York, NY
11 Sat, Nov 15, 1958 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 101 106 4 7 L 5
12 Sun, Nov 16, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 98 4 8 L 6
13 Thu, Nov 20, 1958 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 121 102 5 8 W 1
14 Sat, Nov 22, 1958 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 109 114 5 9 L 1
15 Sun, Nov 23, 1958 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 109 124 5 10 L 2
16 Mon, Nov 24, 1958 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 104 123 5 11 L 3 at Charlotte, NC
17 Tue, Nov 25, 1958 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 98 90 6 11 W 1
18 Fri, Nov 28, 1958 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 114 93 7 11 W 2
19 Sat, Nov 29, 1958 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 108 105 8 11 W 3
20 Sun, Nov 30, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 84 77 9 11 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 6, 1958 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 3OT 128 132 9 12 L 1 at St. Louis, MO
22 Tue, Dec 9, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 97 110 9 13 L 2
23 Thu, Dec 11, 1958 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L OT 99 101 9 14 L 3
24 Sun, Dec 14, 1958 Box Score New York Knicks L 99 100 9 15 L 4
25 Thu, Dec 18, 1958 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 113 104 10 15 W 1
26 Sat, Dec 20, 1958 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 99 88 11 15 W 2
27 Thu, Dec 25, 1958 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L OT 97 98 11 16 L 1 at New York, NY
28 Fri, Dec 26, 1958 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 99 107 11 17 L 2 at Detroit, MI
29 Sat, Dec 27, 1958 Box Score Boston Celtics L 94 112 11 18 L 3
30 Sun, Dec 28, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 116 120 11 19 L 4
31 Mon, Dec 29, 1958 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 93 95 11 20 L 5 at St. Louis, MO
32 Tue, Dec 30, 1958 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 118 113 12 20 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
33 Thu, Jan 1, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 106 105 13 20 W 2
34 Fri, Jan 2, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 107 97 14 20 W 3
35 Sun, Jan 4, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 111 95 15 20 W 4
36 Mon, Jan 5, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 106 118 15 21 L 1
37 Tue, Jan 6, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 95 112 15 22 L 2 at New York, NY
38 Wed, Jan 7, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 78 89 15 23 L 3 at Houston, TX
39 Thu, Jan 8, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 95 93 16 23 W 1 at Dallas, TX
40 Sun, Jan 11, 1959 Box Score N Boston Celtics L OT 106 109 16 24 L 1 at San Francisco, CA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Mon, Jan 12, 1959 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 108 117 16 25 L 2 at Seattle, WA
42 Tue, Jan 13, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 95 110 16 26 L 3
43 Thu, Jan 15, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 105 111 16 27 L 4
44 Fri, Jan 16, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 91 95 16 28 L 5 at Charleston, WV
45 Sun, Jan 18, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 119 98 17 28 W 1
46 Sun, Jan 25, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 111 125 17 29 L 1
47 Wed, Jan 28, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 112 109 18 29 W 1
48 Thu, Jan 29, 1959 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 91 117 18 30 L 1 at Houston, TX
49 Fri, Jan 30, 1959 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 88 86 19 30 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
50 Sat, Jan 31, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 96 120 19 31 L 1 at Detroit, MI
51 Sat, Feb 7, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 109 97 20 31 W 1
52 Sun, Feb 8, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 115 103 21 31 W 2
53 Mon, Feb 9, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 128 122 22 31 W 3
54 Tue, Feb 10, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 118 100 23 31 W 4 at Houston, TX
55 Wed, Feb 11, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 106 105 24 31 W 5 at San Francisco, CA
56 Thu, Feb 12, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 114 119 24 32 L 1 at Portland, OR
57 Sat, Feb 14, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 96 139 24 33 L 2
58 Sun, Feb 15, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 109 98 25 33 W 1
59 Tue, Feb 17, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 97 90 26 33 W 2
60 Wed, Feb 18, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 105 95 27 33 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 20, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks W 116 106 28 33 W 4 at Detroit, MI
62 Sun, Feb 22, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 106 120 28 34 L 1
63 Wed, Feb 25, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 116 96 29 34 W 1 at Detroit, MI
64 Fri, Feb 27, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 139 173 29 35 L 1
65 Sat, Feb 28, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 107 112 29 36 L 2
66 Sun, Mar 1, 1959 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 100 98 30 36 W 1 at Camden, NJ
67 Tue, Mar 3, 1959 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 112 119 30 37 L 1 at Providence, RI
68 Wed, Mar 4, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 122 128 30 38 L 2
69 Thu, Mar 5, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks W 135 115 31 38 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
70 Fri, Mar 6, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 99 98 32 38 W 2
71 Sun, Mar 8, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 120 104 33 38 W 3
72 Wed, Mar 11, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 118 123 33 39 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Mar 14, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 92 89 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Mar 15, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 103 117 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Mar 18, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 129 102 2 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Sat, Mar 21, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 90 124 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, Mar 22, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 106 98 3 2 W 1
6 Tue, Mar 24, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 97 127 3 3 L 1
7 Thu, Mar 26, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 108 98 4 3 W 1
8 Sat, Mar 28, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W OT 98 97 5 3 W 2
9 Sun, Mar 29, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 106 104 6 3 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
10 Sat, Apr 4, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 115 118 6 4 L 1
11 Sun, Apr 5, 1959 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 128 6 5 L 2
12 Tue, Apr 7, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics L 110 123 6 6 L 3 at Saint Paul, MN
13 Thu, Apr 9, 1959 Box Score Boston Celtics L 113 118 6 7 L 4