1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 6-7 Lost finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Detroit Pistons 2-1
Division Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 4-2
Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-0
Coach: John Kundla (33-39)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 164,197, Avg. 7,464 in 22 home dates
1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Roster
1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 33 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-7.

The Lakers poured in 7,629 points and yielded 7,725. Elgin Baylor scored a team-leading 1,742 points for Minneapolis and contributed 1,050 rebounds. Elgin Baylor dished out 287 assists for the squad.

John Kundla coached the team. The 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the finals.

Click on column headings to sort.


Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elgin BaylorF70285514826056855320010502870002701742
Vern MikkelsenF-C72213990435335528600570159000246992
Dick GarmakerG-F72249388535036828400325211000226984
Larry FoustC-F7219337713013662800062791000233882
Rod HundleyG71166471925921816400250205000139682
Jim KrebsC-F721578679271123920049150000212634
Slick LeonardG58159855220616012000178186000119532
Ed FlemingG-F7111324191621901370028189000148461
Boo EllisF7212023791631441020038059000137428
Steve HamiltonF-C67847294109109740022036000144292
Totals69717441708427790027182071004372137300018747629


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elgin BaylorF7040.840.877.70.00.015.04.10.00.00.03.924.9
Vern MikkelsenF-C7229.739.080.60.00.07.92.20.00.00.03.413.8
Dick GarmakerG-F7234.639.577.20.00.04.52.90.00.00.03.113.7
Larry FoustC-F7226.839.076.50.00.08.71.30.00.00.03.212.3
Rod HundleyG7123.436.075.20.00.03.52.90.00.00.02.09.6
Jim KrebsC-F7221.939.974.80.00.06.80.70.00.00.02.98.8
Slick LeonardG5827.637.375.00.00.03.13.20.00.00.02.19.2
Ed FlemingG-F7115.938.772.10.00.04.01.30.00.00.02.16.5
Boo EllisF7216.743.070.80.00.05.30.80.00.00.01.95.9
Steve HamiltonF-C6712.637.167.90.00.03.30.50.00.00.02.14.4
Averages69725.039.276.20.00.06.32.00.00.00.02.710.9

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elgin BaylorF1355630312211387001564300052331
Vern MikkelsenF-C1337117773735600932400054202
Dick GarmakerG-F1343916570634900553900044189
Slick LeonardG1346717363403200447000038158
Larry FoustC-F13404134565041001361200047153
Jim KrebsC-F13213103362322007750003694
Boo EllisF13255803531180093160003488
Ed FlemingG-F13178772725220039180003276
Rod HundleyG13175582014120023200001552
Steve HamiltonF-C10874312108003550001432
Totals1273145131351400442347007512520003661375

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elgin BaylorF1342.840.377.00.00.012.03.30.00.00.04.025.5
Vern MikkelsenF-C1328.541.276.70.00.07.21.80.00.00.04.215.5
Dick GarmakerG-F1333.842.477.80.00.04.23.00.00.00.03.414.5
Slick LeonardG1335.936.480.00.00.03.45.40.00.00.02.912.2
Larry FoustC-F1331.141.882.00.00.010.50.90.00.00.03.611.8
Jim KrebsC-F1316.435.095.70.00.05.90.40.00.00.02.87.2
Boo EllisF1319.643.858.10.00.07.21.20.00.00.02.66.8
Ed FlemingG-F1313.735.188.00.00.03.01.40.00.00.02.55.8
Rod HundleyG1313.534.585.70.00.01.81.50.00.00.01.24.0
Steve HamiltonF-C108.727.980.00.00.03.50.50.00.00.01.43.2
Averages69724.839.178.50.00.05.92.00.00.00.02.910.8


Basketball


Recent Updates

Basketball Search