Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters
1964-1965 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Mahdi Abdul-Rahman||G||6-2||185||0||UCLA||1964 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Dick Barnett||SG||6-4||190||4||Tennessee State||1959 Rnd 1 Pick 4||United States|
|Elgin Baylor||F||6-5||225||6||Seattle||1956 Rnd 14 Pick 2||United States|
|Leroy Ellis||FC||6-10||210||2||St. John's||1962 Rnd 1 Pick 6||United States|
|Jerry Grote||G||6-4||210||0||Loyola Marymount||1962 Rnd 4 Pick 3||United States|
|Darrall Imhoff||C||6-10||220||4||California||1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Jim King||G||6-2||175||1||Tulsa||1963 Rnd 2 Pick 5||United States|
|Rudy LaRusso||FC||6-7||220||5||Dartmouth||1959 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Bill McGill||FC||6-9||225||2||Utah||1962 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Cotton Nash||F||6-5||220||0||Kentucky||1964 Rnd 2 Pick 5||United States|
|Don Nelson||F||6-6||210||2||Iowa||1962 Rnd 3 Pick 1||United States|
|Jerry West||SG||6-2||185||4||West Virginia||1960 Rnd 1 Pick 2||United States|
|Gene Wiley||FC||6-10||210||2||Wichita State||1962 Rnd 2 Pick 8||United States|
1964-1965 L.A. Lakers Depth Chart
|Starters||J. West||D. Barnett||L. Ellis||G. Wiley||R. LaRusso|
|Rotation||M. Abdul-Rahman||D. Nelson||D. Imhoff|
|Lim PT||J. Grote||E. Baylor||B. McGill|
1964-1965 Western Division Standings
|1||Los Angeles Lakers||49-31||-|
|2||St. Louis Hawks||45-35||4|
|5||San Francisco Warriors||17-63||32|
1964-1965 L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Elgin Baylor||All-NBA First Team (1965)
|Jerry West||All-NBA First Team (1965)
|Jerry West||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1965)
|Elgin Baylor||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1965)
1964-1965 L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders
1964-1965 Los Angeles Lakers Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
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 Jerry Grote, the #3 pick in the 4 Round of the 1962 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the St. Louis Hawks on August 26, 1964. Jerry Grote signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1964.
|Acquired via Trade
Dick Barnett was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Syracuse Nationals on September 5, 1962.
Darrall Imhoff was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Detroit Pistons on May 15, 1964.
|Acquired via Waiver Claim
Don Nelson was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Washington Wizards on September 6, 1963.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Bill McGill signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 28, 1965.
1964-1965 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|