1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 25-50
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 5-4 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Detroit Pistons 2-0
Division Finals - Lost to St. Louis Hawks 4-3
Coach: John Castellani (11-25)
Coach: Jim Pollard (14-25)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 106,859, Avg. 4,110 in 26 home dates
1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics
1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 25 wins and 50 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The Lakers tossed in 8,045 points, worst in the league and allowed 8,362. Elgin Baylor scored a team-leading 2,074 points for Minneapolis and contributed 1,150 rebounds. Rod Hundley dished out 338 assists for the squad.

John Castellani and Jim Pollard coached the team. The 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8045
Regular Season Points Against: 8362

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 18, 1959 Detroit Pistons 106 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 24, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 94 at St. Louis Hawks 87 W 0-1 1-0 1-1
October 25, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at Cincinnati Royals 103 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
October 31, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 108 at Syracuse Nationals 117 L 0-1 1-2 1-3
November 1, 1959 St. Louis Hawks 138 at Minneapolis Lakers 101 L 0-2 1-2 1-4
November 3, 1959 New York Knicks 99 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 L 0-3 1-2 1-5 at St Louis, MO
November 6, 1959 Detroit Pistons 118 at Minneapolis Lakers 113 L 0-4 1-2 1-6 2OT
November 7, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 0-4 2-2 2-6 OT
November 8, 1959 Boston Celtics 115 at Minneapolis Lakers 136 W 1-4 2-2 3-6
November 10, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 105 at St. Louis Hawks 134 L 1-4 2-3 3-7
November 12, 1959 Detroit Pistons 107 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 L 1-5 2-3 3-8 at New York, NY
November 14, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 98 at Philadelphia Warriors 104 L 1-5 2-4 3-9
November 15, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 106 at Philadelphia Warriors 100 W 1-5 3-4 4-9 at St Paul, MN
November 18, 1959 New York Knicks 106 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 L 1-6 3-4 4-10
November 20, 1959 Detroit Pistons 85 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 W 2-6 3-4 5-10
November 21, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 99 at Cincinnati Royals 93 W 2-6 4-4 6-10 OT
November 25, 1959 Syracuse Nationals 100 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 L 2-7 4-4 6-11
November 26, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at Cincinnati Royals 114 L 2-7 4-5 6-12
November 28, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at St. Louis Hawks 102 L 2-7 4-6 6-13
November 29, 1959 Boston Celtics 109 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 L 2-8 4-6 6-14 at St Paul, MN
December 1, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at New York Knicks 100 W 2-8 5-6 7-14
December 3, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 109 at Philadelphia Warriors 123 L 2-8 5-7 7-15
December 4, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 101 at Detroit Pistons 120 L 2-8 5-8 7-16
December 5, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at Syracuse Nationals 108 L 2-8 5-9 7-17
December 6, 1959 Boston Celtics 121 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 2-9 5-9 7-18
December 8, 1959 Syracuse Nationals 93 at Minneapolis Lakers 89 L 2-10 5-9 7-19 at Seattle, WA
December 9, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 96 at Syracuse Nationals 86 W 2-10 6-9 8-19 at San Francisco, CA
December 12, 1959 Cincinnati Royals 107 at Minneapolis Lakers 97 L 2-11 6-9 8-20
December 19, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 131 at Cincinnati Royals 113 W 2-11 7-9 9-20
December 25, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 96 at St. Louis Hawks 112 L 2-11 7-10 9-21
December 26, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 108 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 2-11 8-10 10-21
December 27, 1959 Detroit Pistons 109 at Minneapolis Lakers 119 W 3-11 8-10 11-21
December 28, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 104 at Boston Celtics 107 L 3-11 8-11 11-22
December 30, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 107 at Philadelphia Warriors 122 L 3-11 8-12 11-23
December 31, 1959 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at New York Knicks 127 L 3-11 8-13 11-24
January 1, 1960 Syracuse Nationals 109 at Minneapolis Lakers 98 L 3-12 8-13 11-25
January 5, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 126 at Minneapolis Lakers 111 L 3-13 8-13 11-26 at New York, NY
January 9, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 91 at Minneapolis Lakers 121 W 4-13 8-13 12-26
January 10, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 112 at Cincinnati Royals 106 W 4-13 9-13 13-26
January 14, 1960 New York Knicks 131 at Minneapolis Lakers 126 L 4-14 9-13 13-27 at St Paul, MN
January 15, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 118 at Cincinnati Royals 122 L 4-14 9-14 13-28
January 16, 1960 Detroit Pistons 105 at Minneapolis Lakers 98 L 4-15 9-14 13-29 at St Paul, MN
January 17, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 119 at St. Louis Hawks 135 L 4-15 9-15 13-30
January 23, 1960 New York Knicks 115 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 4-16 9-15 13-31
January 27, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 116 at Cincinnati Royals 112 W 4-16 10-15 14-31 at Detroit, MI
January 29, 1960 Syracuse Nationals 119 at Minneapolis Lakers 112 L 4-17 10-15 14-32
January 31, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 114 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 4-18 10-15 14-33 at San Francisco, CA
February 1, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 103 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 L 4-19 10-15 14-34 at Los Angeles, CA
February 3, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 108 at Boston Celtics 128 L 4-19 10-16 14-35
February 5, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 114 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 L 4-20 10-16 14-36
February 6, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 101 at Detroit Pistons 116 L 4-20 10-17 14-37
February 7, 1960 Detroit Pistons 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 W 5-20 10-17 15-37
February 9, 1960 Boston Celtics 129 at Minneapolis Lakers 90 L 5-21 10-17 15-38 at St Louis, MO
February 10, 1960 Syracuse Nationals 110 at Minneapolis Lakers 109 L 5-22 10-17 15-39 at New York, NY
February 11, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 111 at Minneapolis Lakers 108 L 5-23 10-17 15-40
February 13, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 123 at Detroit Pistons 117 W 5-23 11-17 16-40 OT
February 14, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 119 at Syracuse Nationals 121 L 5-23 11-18 16-41
February 16, 1960 Boston Celtics 130 at Minneapolis Lakers 122 L 5-24 11-18 16-42 at New York, NY
February 17, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 131 at Minneapolis Lakers 127 L 5-25 11-18 16-43 at Philadelphia, PA
February 19, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 101 at Minneapolis Lakers 111 W 6-25 11-18 17-43
February 20, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 106 at Philadelphia Warriors 122 L 6-25 11-19 17-44
February 21, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 112 at St. Louis Hawks 98 W 6-25 12-19 18-44 at Los Angeles, CA
February 22, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 113 at Minneapolis Lakers 103 L 6-26 12-19 18-45 at Los Angeles, CA
February 23, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 117 at New York Knicks 112 W 6-26 13-19 19-45
February 24, 1960 Boston Celtics 131 at Minneapolis Lakers 110 L 6-27 13-19 19-46 at College Park, MD
February 25, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 105 at Cincinnati Royals 95 W 6-27 14-19 20-46 at Providence, RI
February 26, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 111 at Boston Celtics 128 L 6-27 14-20 20-47
February 27, 1960 Philadelphia Warriors 91 at Minneapolis Lakers 109 W 7-27 14-20 21-47
March 1, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 101 at St. Louis Hawks 109 L 7-27 14-21 21-48
March 2, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 123 at New York Knicks 113 W 7-27 15-21 22-48 at Boston, MA
March 3, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 117 at Cincinnati Royals 114 W 7-27 16-21 23-48 at Philadelphia, PA
March 5, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 107 at Minneapolis Lakers 106 L 7-28 16-21 23-49 OT
March 6, 1960 Cincinnati Royals 105 at Minneapolis Lakers 114 W 8-28 16-21 24-49
March 9, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 116 at Detroit Pistons 117 L 8-28 16-22 24-50
March 10, 1960 New York Knicks 108 at Minneapolis Lakers 133 W 9-28 16-22 25-50
March 12, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at Detroit Pistons 112 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
March 13, 1960 Detroit Pistons 99 at Minneapolis Lakers 114 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
March 16, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 99 at St. Louis Hawks 112 L 1-0 1-1 2-1
March 17, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 120 at St. Louis Hawks 113 W 1-0 2-1 3-1
March 19, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 93 at Minneapolis Lakers 89 L 1-1 2-1 3-2
March 20, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 101 at Minneapolis Lakers 103 W 2-1 2-1 4-2
March 22, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 117 at St. Louis Hawks 110 W 2-1 3-1 5-2 OT
March 24, 1960 St. Louis Hawks 117 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 L 2-2 3-1 5-3
March 26, 1960 Minneapolis Lakers 86 at St. Louis Hawks 97 L 2-2 3-2 5-4