Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters
1960-1961 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Gary Alcorn||C||6-8||225||1||Fresno State||1959 Rnd 3 Pick 2||United States|
|Elgin Baylor||F||6-5||225||2||Seattle||1958 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Ray Felix||C||6-11||220||7||Manchester (ABL) (United States)||1953 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Tom Hawkins||F||6-5||210||1||Notre Dame||1959 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Hot Rod Hundley||G||6-4||185||3||West Virginia||1957 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Ron Johnson||F||6-8||215||0||Minnesota||1960 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Howie Jolliff||FC||6-7||218||0||Ohio||1960 Rnd 7 Pick 2||United States|
|Jim Krebs||C||6-8||230||3||Southern Methodist||1957 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Rudy LaRusso||FC||6-7||220||1||Dartmouth||1959 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Slick Leonard||G||6-3||185||4||Indiana||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 1||United States|
|Frank Selvy||SG||6-3||180||5||Furman||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Jerry West||SG||6-2||185||0||West Virginia||1960 Rnd 1 Pick 2||United States|
|Wayne Yates||C||6-8||235||0||Memphis||1961 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
1960-1961 L.A. Lakers Depth Chart
|Starters||J. West||F. Selvy||E. Baylor||R. LaRusso||R. Felix|
|Rotation||H. Hundley||T. Hawkins||H. Jolliff||J. Krebs|
|Lim PT||R. Johnson|
1960-1961 Western Division Standings
|1||St. Louis Hawks||51-28||-|
|2||Los Angeles Lakers||36-43||15|
1960-1961 L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Elgin Baylor||All-NBA First Team (1961)
|Elgin Baylor||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1961)
|Jerry West||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1961)
|Hot Rod Hundley||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1961)
1960-1961 L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders
|Hot Rod Hundley||79||27.6||11.0||3.7||4.4|
1960-1961 Los Angeles Lakers Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Elgin Baylor was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Elgin Baylor signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1958.
Rudy LaRusso was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1959 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Rudy LaRusso signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1959.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Hot Rod Hundley, the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Rochester Royals on April 17, 1957. Hot Rod Hundley signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1957.
|Acquired via Trade
Ray Felix was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the New York Knicks on January 24, 1960.
Ron Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Detroit Pistons on December 17, 1960.
Frank Selvy was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Syracuse Nationals on December 15, 1959.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Slick Leonard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1956.
1960-1961 Los Angeles Lakers Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Lou Mohs||General Manager||1960-1961||N/A|
|Fred Schaus||Head Coach||1960-1961||N/A|