1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

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 Results

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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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225SeattleWashington, DC USA
Boo EllisFFebruary 11, 19366'5"185Niagara
Ray FelixCDecember 10, 19306'11"220LIUNew York, NY USA
Ed FlemingG-FJuly 25, 19336'3"189Niagara
Larry FoustC-FJune 24, 19286'9"215LaSallePainesville, OH USA
Dick GarmakerG-FOctober 29, 19326'3"200MinnesotaHibbing, MN USA
Steve HamiltonF-CNovember 30, 19346'6"190Morehead StateColumbia, KY USA
Tom HawkinsFDecember 22, 19366'5"210Notre DameChicago, IL USA
Rod HundleyGOctober 26, 19346'4"185West VirginiaCharleston, WV USA
Jim KrebsC-FSeptember 8, 19356'8"230Southern MethodistWebster Groves, MO USA
Rudy LaRussoF-CNovember 11, 19376'7"220DartmouthBrooklyn, NY USA
Slick LeonardGJuly 17, 19326'3"185IndianaTerre Haute, IN USA
Nick MantisGDecember 7, 19356'3"190NorthwesternEast Chicago, IN USA
Frank SelvyG-FNovember 9, 19326'2"180FurmanCorbin, KY USA
Chuck ShareCMarch 14, 19276'11"235Bowling Green
Bobby SmithGAugust 20, 19376'3"185West Virginia
Ron SobieGSeptember 21, 19346'3"185DePaulChicago, IL USA