Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters

1966-1967 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman G 6-2 185 2 UCLA 1964 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jim Barnes FC 6-8 210 2 UTEP 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Elgin Baylor F 6-5 225 8 Seattle 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
John Block FC 6-9 207 0 USC 1966 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Jerry Chambers SF 6-5 185 0 Utah 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Archie Clark G 6-2 175 0 Minnesota 1966 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
Mel Counts FC 7-0 230 2 Oregon State 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Hank Finkel C 7-0 240 0 Dayton 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Gail Goodrich G 6-1 170 1 UCLA 1965 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tom Hawkins F 6-5 210 7 Notre Dame 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 6 California 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Rudy LaRusso FC 6-7 220 7 Dartmouth 1959 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Jerry West SG 6-2 185 6 West Virginia 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States

1966-1967 L.A. Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Clark M. Abdul-Rahman T. Hawkins E. Baylor D. Imhoff
Rotation   G. Goodrich J. Chambers J. Barnes  
Lim PT   J. West   J. Block H. Finkel
Lim PT       M. Counts  

1966-1967 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Francisco Warriors44-37-
2St. Louis Hawks39-425
3Los Angeles Lakers36-458
4Chicago Bulls33-4811
5Detroit Pistons30-5114

1966-1967 L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jerry West All-NBA First Team (1967)
Elgin Baylor All-NBA First Team (1967)
Jerry West Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1967)
Elgin Baylor Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1967)
Darrall Imhoff Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1967)

1966-1967 L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Jerry West 66 40.5 28.7 5.9 6.8
Elgin Baylor 70 38.7 26.6 12.8 3.1
Gail Goodrich 77 23.1 12.4 3.3 2.7
Darrall Imhoff 81 33.6 10.7 13.3 2.7
Archie Clark 76 23.2 10.5 2.9 2.7
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 79 20.8 9.3 2.9 4.1
Tom Hawkins 76 23.7 8.3 5.7 1.1
Rudy LaRusso 45 28.7 12.8 7.8 1.7
Jim Barnes 80 17.5 7.0 5.6 0.6
Jerry Chambers 69 14.7 7.5 3.0 0.6
Mel Counts 31 16.7 8.5 6.1 0.7
John Block 22 5.4 2.9 2.0 0.2
Hank Finkel 27 5.2 1.5 2.4 0.2

1966-1967 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.

John Block was selected as the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. John Block signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1966.

Jerry Chambers was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Jerry Chambers signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1966.

Archie Clark was selected as the #7 pick in the 4 Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Archie Clark signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1966.

Hank Finkel was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Hank Finkel signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1966.

Gail Goodrich with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1966.

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 Trade

Jim Barnes was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Washington Wizards on September 22, 1966.

Mel Counts was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Washington Wizards on January 16, 1967.

Tom Hawkins was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Cincinnati Royals on September 14, 1966.

Darrall Imhoff was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Detroit Pistons on May 15, 1964.

1966-1967 Los Angeles Lakers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jack Cooke Owner 1965-1966 N/A
Fred Schaus Head Coach 1960-1961 N/A
Lou Mohs General Manager 1960-1961 N/A
Chick Hearn Television Play-By-Play 1965-1966 N/A