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1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Transactions

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Record: 25-50, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Castellani (11-25), Jim Pollard (14-25)

PTS/G: 107.3 (8th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.5 (2nd of 8)
SRS: -4.14 (7th of 8) ▪ Pace: 121.2 (7th of 8)
Off Rtg: 87.7 (8th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.2 (4th of 8)
Expected W-L: 28-47 (7th of 8)

Arena: Minneapolis Armory ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1960 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (3-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1959 to June 30, 1960.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
December 1, 1959 Sale

Purchased Ron Sobie from the New York Knicks.

December 15, 1959 Sale

Purchased Frank Selvy from the Syracuse Nationals.

January 2, 1960 Resignation

John Castellani resigns as Head Coach.

January 2, 1960 Appointment

Appointed Jim Pollard as Interim Head Coach.

January 24, 1960 Trade

Traded Dick Garmaker and a 1960 2nd round draft pick (Dave Budd was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Ray Felix and a 1960 4th round draft pick (Ben Warley was later selected).

February 1, 1960 Trade

Traded Larry Foust to the St. Louis Hawks for Nick Mantis, Chuck Share and Willie Merriweather.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Jerry West in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Jim Hagan in the 3rd round (18th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Wally Frank in the 4th round (26th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Ben Warley in the 4th round (27th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted George Farley in the 5th round (34th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Bobby Goodall in the 6th round (42nd pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Howie Jolliff in the 7th round (50th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted John Werhas in the 8th round (57th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Claude Lefevre in the 9th round (64th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Dick Harvey in the 10th round (70th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Sterling Forbes in the 11th round (75th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.

April 11, 1960 Draft

Drafted Will Jones in the 12th round (80th pick) of the 1960 NBA Draft.