1963-64 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-38
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 2-3 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to St. Louis Hawks 3-2
Coach: Fred Schaus (42-38)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 322,331, Avg. 8,954 in 36 home dates
1963-64 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics
1963-64 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1963-64 season with a record of 42 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Lakers tossed in 8,774 points and allowed 8,692. Jerry West scored a team-leading 2,064 points for Los Angeles, while Dick Barnett and Elgin Baylor netted 18 or more per game as well. Elgin Baylor contributed 936 rebounds. Jerry West dished out 403 assists for the squad.

Fred Schaus coached the team. The 1963-64 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the division semifinals.

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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
Mel GibsonGDecember 30, 19406'3"180Western CarolinaCordova, NC USA
Jim KingGFebruary 7, 19416'2"175TulsaTulsa, OK USA
Jim KrebsC-FSeptember 8, 19356'8"230Southern MethodistWebster Groves, MO USA
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220DartmouthBrooklyn, NY USA
Don NelsonFMay 15, 19406'6"210IowaMuskegon, MI USA
Hub ReedC-FOctober 4, 19366'9"215Oklahoma CityHarrah, OK 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