1961 Los Angeles Lakers: Season and Playoffs

NBA Teams: 1960-61 Lakers regular season and Playoffs performances with records, stats, awards, players and more.

1961 Los Angeles Lakers Summary

NBA Playoffs

Playoff Performance
Lost Western Division Finals
Playoff Record: 6-6 (.500)
Playoffs Series
Lakers 3-2 Pistons
Lakers 3-4 Hawks
Players Used
10 players
(at least 1 game)

NBA Regular Season

Season Record
36-43 (.456)
Standings
2º in Western Division
Players Used
12 players
(at least 1 game)
Longest Streaks
Winning Streak: 4 games
Lossing Streak: 5 games
Win / Loss Progression
W :  / L :

1
79

Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points:
34.8 ppg
Rebounds:
19.8 rpg
Assists:
5.1 apg
Steals:
n/a this year
Blocks:
n/a this year

NBA Playoffs

Points:
38.1 ppg
Rebounds:
15.3 rpg
Assists:
5.3 apg
Steals:
n/a this year
Blocks:
n/a this year

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Elgin Baylor
NBA Leaders
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats G ORb DRb TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 79 - - 73.6 21.9 - - 0.0 25.9 114.0 114.1
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 43.1 106.7 .403 - - - 27.9 38.0 .735

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NBA Playoffs

Stats G ORb DRb TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 12 - - 73.0 24.1 - - 0.0 27.5 117.6 115.6
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 43.8 102.4 .428 - - - 29.9 40.1 .746

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