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1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1958 to June 30, 1959.
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March 31, 1959

Drafted Tom Hawkins in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rudy LaRusso in the 2nd round (12th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bobby Smith in the 3rd round (20th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Wilson Eison in the 4th round (28th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bobby Joe Mason in the 5th round (36th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Henry in the 6th round (44th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Charley Grote in the 7th round (52nd pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Leon Hill in the 8th round (59th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Mudd in the 9th round (65th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Roger Johnson in the 10th round (71st pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Evans in the 11th round (77th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Vern Baggenstoss in the 12th round (81st pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dwayne Smith in the 13th round (83rd pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.