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Los Angeles Lakers 1961-1962 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1961-62 Regular Season and the 1962 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
54-26 (.675), 1st in Western Division
Playoffs Record:
7-6 (.538), Lost NBA Finals

Los Angeles Lakers 1961-1962 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 19, 1961 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 118 - 113 won 1 1 - 0
2 Oct 20, 1961 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 115 - 122 lost 1 1 - 1
3 Oct 24, 1961 Lakers Cincinnati Royals W 124 - 122 won 1 2 - 1
4 Oct 25, 1961 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 120 - 116 won 2 3 - 1
5 Oct 27, 1961 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 128 - 118 won 3 4 - 1
6 Oct 28, 1961 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 135 - 126 won 4 5 - 1
7 Nov 1, 1961 Lakers vs. Cincinnati Royals W 120 - 115 won 5 6 - 1
8 Nov 3, 1961 Lakers vs. Cincinnati Royals L 114 - 132 lost 1 6 - 2
9 Nov 4, 1961 Lakers @ Chicago Packers W 125 - 112 won 1 7 - 2
10 Nov 7, 1961 Lakers @ St. Louis Hawks W 127 - 110 won 2 8 - 2
11 Nov 8, 1961 Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks W 124 - 118 won 3 9 - 2
12 Nov 13, 1961 Lakers vs. Chicago Packers W 127 - 113 won 4 10 - 2
13 Nov 15, 1961 Lakers vs. Chicago Packers W 133 - 118 won 5 11 - 2
14 Nov 17, 1961 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 125 - 121 won 6 12 - 2
15 Nov 18, 1961 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 103 - 101 won 7 13 - 2
16 Nov 21, 1961 Lakers Detroit Pistons L 102 - 108 lost 1 13 - 3
17 Nov 23, 1961 Lakers @ St. Louis Hawks W 122 - 114 won 1 14 - 3
18 Nov 24, 1961 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 100 - 89 won 2 15 - 3
19 Nov 25, 1961 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons L 103 - 104 lost 1 15 - 4
20 Nov 26, 1961 Lakers @ Cincinnati Royals L 102 - 117 lost 2 15 - 5
21 Nov 28, 1961 Lakers Syracuse Nationals L 111 - 121 lost 3 15 - 6
22 Dec 1, 1961 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors L 117 - 138 lost 4 15 - 7
23 Dec 2, 1961 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 129 - 119 won 1 16 - 7
24 Dec 4, 1961 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 131 - 120 won 2 17 - 7
25 Dec 5, 1961 Lakers Syracuse Nationals W 125 - 120 won 3 18 - 7
26 Dec 6, 1961 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 123 - 121 OT won 4 19 - 7
27 Dec 8, 1961 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 151 - 147 3OT won 5 20 - 7
28 Dec 9, 1961 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 114 - 107 won 6 21 - 7
29 Dec 11, 1961 Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks W 132 - 119 won 7 22 - 7
30 Dec 13, 1961 Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks W 137 - 136 OT won 8 23 - 7
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 15, 1961 Lakers @ Chicago Packers L 94 - 97 lost 1 23 - 8
32 Dec 16, 1961 Lakers Syracuse Nationals L 123 - 128 lost 2 23 - 9
33 Dec 17, 1961 Lakers Detroit Pistons W 122 - 116 won 1 24 - 9
34 Dec 19, 1961 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 104 - 101 won 2 25 - 9
35 Dec 20, 1961 Lakers Chicago Packers W 102 - 98 won 3 26 - 9
36 Dec 23, 1961 Lakers @ St. Louis Hawks W 129 - 126 won 4 27 - 9
37 Dec 25, 1961 Lakers @ Cincinnati Royals W 141 - 127 won 5 28 - 9
38 Dec 26, 1961 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 117 - 129 lost 1 28 - 10
39 Dec 27, 1961 Lakers Syracuse Nationals W 119 - 111 won 1 29 - 10
40 Dec 28, 1961 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals W 121 - 114 won 2 30 - 10
41 Dec 29, 1961 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors L 118 - 123 lost 1 30 - 11
42 Jan 1, 1962 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 114 - 111 won 1 31 - 11
43 Jan 3, 1962 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 124 - 123 won 2 32 - 11
44 Jan 7, 1962 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 95 - 118 lost 1 32 - 12
45 Jan 13, 1962 Lakers @ St. Louis Hawks W 108 - 107 won 1 33 - 12
46 Jan 14, 1962 Lakers Detroit Pistons L 108 - 118 lost 1 33 - 13
47 Jan 17, 1962 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 129 - 121 won 1 34 - 13
48 Jan 19, 1962 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 108 - 107 won 2 35 - 13
49 Jan 20, 1962 Lakers @ Cincinnati Royals L 124 - 125 lost 1 35 - 14
50 Jan 21, 1962 Lakers @ Chicago Packers W 112 - 111 OT won 1 36 - 14
51 Jan 23, 1962 Lakers Boston Celtics L 103 - 118 lost 1 36 - 15
52 Jan 24, 1962 Lakers vs. Cincinnati Royals W 136 - 123 won 1 37 - 15
53 Jan 25, 1962 Lakers vs. Cincinnati Royals W 116 - 112 won 2 38 - 15
54 Jan 28, 1962 Lakers vs. Chicago Packers W 124 - 109 won 3 39 - 15
55 Jan 30, 1962 Lakers vs. Chicago Packers W 107 - 92 won 4 40 - 15
56 Jan 31, 1962 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 123 - 122 OT won 5 41 - 15
57 Feb 1, 1962 Lakers Boston Celtics L 115 - 130 lost 1 41 - 16
58 Feb 3, 1962 Lakers @ St. Louis Hawks W 127 - 124 won 1 42 - 16
59 Feb 4, 1962 Lakers @ Chicago Packers L 105 - 113 lost 1 42 - 17
60 Feb 5, 1962 Lakers Cincinnati Royals W 134 - 128 OT won 1 43 - 17
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 6, 1962 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 112 - 116 lost 1 43 - 18
62 Feb 8, 1962 Lakers Cincinnati Royals L 109 - 113 lost 2 43 - 19
63 Feb 12, 1962 Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks L 113 - 117 lost 3 43 - 20
64 Feb 14, 1962 Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks W 130 - 107 won 1 44 - 20
65 Feb 16, 1962 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons L 121 - 127 lost 1 44 - 21
66 Feb 17, 1962 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 128 - 121 won 1 45 - 21
67 Feb 18, 1962 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 125 - 99 won 2 46 - 21
68 Feb 20, 1962 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 96 - 115 lost 1 46 - 22
69 Feb 22, 1962 Lakers New York Knicks W 118 - 116 won 1 47 - 22
70 Feb 23, 1962 Lakers Chicago Packers W 124 - 117 OT won 2 48 - 22
71 Feb 24, 1962 Lakers @ Cincinnati Royals L 114 - 118 lost 1 48 - 23
72 Feb 25, 1962 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 128 - 99 won 1 49 - 23
73 Feb 27, 1962 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 107 - 100 won 2 50 - 23
74 Mar 3, 1962 Lakers @ St. Louis Hawks L 125 - 134 lost 1 50 - 24
75 Mar 4, 1962 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals W 124 - 115 won 1 51 - 24
76 Mar 9, 1962 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 100 - 122 lost 1 51 - 25
77 Mar 11, 1962 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 105 - 119 lost 2 51 - 26
78 Mar 12, 1962 Lakers New York Knicks W 119 - 106 won 1 52 - 26
79 Mar 13, 1962 Lakers vs. Cincinnati Royals W 120 - 111 won 2 53 - 26
80 Mar 14, 1962 Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks W 125 - 115 won 3 54 - 26

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 24, 1962 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 132 - 108 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 25, 1962 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 127 - 112 Lakers lead
2-0
won 2
3 Mar 27, 1962 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 111 - 106 Lakers lead
3-0
won 3
4 Mar 29, 1962 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons L 117 - 118 Lakers lead
3-1
lost 1
5 Mar 31, 1962 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons L 125 - 132 Lakers lead
3-2
lost 2
6 Apr 3, 1962 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 123 - 117 Lakers win
4-2
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 7, 1962 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 108 - 122 Celtics lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 8, 1962 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 129 - 122 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 10, 1962 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 117 - 115 Lakers lead
2-1
won 2
4 Apr 11, 1962 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 103 - 115 series tied
2-2
lost 1
5 Apr 14, 1962 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 126 - 121 Lakers lead
3-2
won 1
6 Apr 16, 1962 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 105 - 119 series tied
3-3
lost 1
7 Apr 18, 1962 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 107 - 110 OT Celtics win
3-4
lost 2