Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters
1962-1963 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Dick Barnett||SG||6-4||190||2||Tennessee State||1959 Rnd 1 Pick 4||United States|
|Elgin Baylor||F||6-5||225||4||Seattle||1956 Rnd 14 Pick 2||United States|
|Leroy Ellis||FC||6-10||210||0||St. John's||1962 Rnd 1 Pick 6||United States|
|Ron Horn||F||6-7||220||1||Indiana||1961 Rnd 2 Pick 7||United States|
|Hot Rod Hundley||G||6-4||185||5||West Virginia||1957 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Howie Jolliff||FC||6-7||218||2||Ohio||1960 Rnd 7 Pick 2||United States|
|Jim Krebs||C||6-8||230||5||Southern Methodist||1957 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Rudy LaRusso||FC||6-7||220||3||Dartmouth||1959 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Frank Selvy||SG||6-3||180||7||Furman||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Roger Strickland||F||6-5||200||0||Jacksonville||1962 Rnd 4 Pick 9||United States|
|Jerry West||SG||6-2||185||2||West Virginia||1960 Rnd 1 Pick 2||United States|
|Gene Wiley||FC||6-10||210||0||Wichita State||1962 Rnd 2 Pick 8||United States|
1962-1963 L.A. Lakers Depth Chart
|Starters||J. West||D. Barnett||E. Baylor||G. Wiley||R. LaRusso|
|Rotation||F. Selvy||R. Horn||L. Ellis||J. Krebs|
|Lim PT||H. Jolliff|
1962-1963 Western Division Standings
|1||Los Angeles Lakers||53-27||-|
|2||St. Louis Hawks||48-32||5|
|4||San Francisco Warriors||31-49||22|
1962-1963 L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Jerry West||All-NBA First Team (1963)
|Elgin Baylor||All-NBA First Team (1963)
|Jerry West||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1963)
|Elgin Baylor||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1963)
|Rudy LaRusso||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1963)
1962-1963 L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders
|Hot Rod Hundley||65||12.1||4.0||1.6||2.3|
1962-1963 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.
Jerry West was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Jerry West signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 20, 1960. Jerry West re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1962.
|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
Dick Barnett was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Syracuse Nationals on September 5, 1962.
Frank Selvy was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Syracuse Nationals on December 15, 1959.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Ron Horn signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1962.
1962-1963 Los Angeles Lakers Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Fred Schaus||Head Coach||1960-1961||N/A|
|Lou Mohs||General Manager||1960-1961||N/A|