1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 53-27
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 6-7 Lost finals
Division Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 4-3
Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2
Coach: Fred Schaus (53-27)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 285,462, Avg. 8,396 in 34 home dates
1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics
1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1962-63 season with a record of 53 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-7.

The Lakers scored 9,242 points and allowed 8,992. Elgin Baylor scored a team-leading 2,719 points for Los Angeles and contributed 1,146 rebounds. Elgin Baylor dished out 386 assists for the squad.

Fred Schaus coached the team. The 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dick BarnettG-FOctober 2, 19366'4"190Tennessee StateGary, IN USA
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225SeattleWashington, DC USA
Leroy EllisC-FMarch 10, 19406'10"210St. John's (NY)Far Rockaway, NY USA
Ron HornFMay 24, 19386'7"220IndianaMarion, IN USA
Rod HundleyGOctober 26, 19346'4"185West VirginiaCharleston, WV USA
Howie JolliffF-CJuly 20, 19386'7"218Ohio
Jim KrebsC-FSeptember 8, 19356'8"230Southern MethodistWebster Groves, MO USA
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220DartmouthBrooklyn, NY USA
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180FurmanCorbin, KY USA
Jerry WestG-FMay 28, 19386'2"175West VirginiaCheylan, WV USA
Gene WileyCNovember 12, 19376'10"210Wichita