Minneapolis Lakers Playoff Rosters

1959-1960 Minneapolis Lakers Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 Sep 16, 1934 25 Seattle 1 1958 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Minneapolis Lakers
Boo Ellis SF 6-5 195 Feb 11, 1936 24 Niagara 1 1958 Rnd 3, Pick 1, Minneapolis Lakers
Ray Felix C 6-11 220 Dec 10, 1930 29 Manchester (ABL) (United States) 6 1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 1, Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
Ed Fleming PG 6-2 180 Jul 25, 1933 26 Niagara 4 1955 Rnd 3, Pick 2, Rochester Royals
Steve Hamilton SF 6-6 190 Nov 30, 1935 24 Morehead State 1 1957 Rnd 9, Pick 5, Philadelphia Warriors
Tom Hawkins SF 6-5 210 Dec 22, 1936 23 Notre Dame 0 1959 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Minneapolis Lakers
Hot Rod Hundley SG 6-4 185 Oct 26, 1934 25 West Virginia 2 1957 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Rochester Royals
Jim Krebs C 6-8 230 Sep 8, 1935 24 Southern Methodist 2 1957 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Minneapolis Lakers
Rudy LaRusso FC 6-7 220 Nov 11, 1937 22 Dartmouth 0 1959 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Minneapolis Lakers
Slick Leonard PG 6-3 185 Jul 17, 1932 27 Indiana 3 1954 Rnd 2, Pick 1, Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
Nick Mantis SG 6-3 190 Dec 7, 1935 24 Northwestern 0 1959 Rnd 5, Pick 7, St. Louis Hawks
Frank Selvy SG 6-3 180 Nov 9, 1932 27 Furman 4 1954 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
Charlie Share C 6-11 235 Mar 14, 1927 32 Bowling Green 8 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 1, Boston Celtics
Bobby Smith SG 6-4 190 Aug 20, 1937 22 West Virginia 0 1959 Rnd 3, Pick 4, Minneapolis Lakers
Ron Sobiezczyk PG 6-3 185 Sep 21, 1934 25 DePaul 3 1956 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Fort Wayne Pistons

1959-1960 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #2 San Francisco Warriors #3 Syracuse Nationals PHI in 3
Second Round W2 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Detroit Pistons MIN in 2
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 San Francisco Warriors BOS in 6
Conference Finals W1 St. Louis Hawks W2 Minneapolis Lakers STH in 7
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics W1 St. Louis Hawks BOS in 7

1959-1960 Minneapolis Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Elgin Baylor 9 45.3 33.4 14.1 3.4
Frank Selvy 9 36.7 15.7 6.1 3.2
Rudy LaRusso 9 35.7 15.4 7.8 2.4
Hot Rod Hundley 9 37.4 11.8 6.8 6.1
Tom Hawkins 8 14.9 7.4 2.6 0.4
Slick Leonard 9 23.0 6.4 1.1 5.0
Ray Felix 8 18.4 6.5 6.6 1.1
Jim Krebs 9 17.4 5.7 5.2 0.9
Charlie Share 9 13.7 2.4 3.8 0.6
Boo Ellis 3 12.0 2.7 4.0 0.7

1959-1960 Minneapolis Lakers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Detroit Leaders
Mar 12, 1960
@
Detroit
W, 112-113 Detroit Olympia
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 40. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 29. B. Howell
Mar 13, 1960
v.
Detroit
W, 114-99 Minneapolis Armory
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 30. Frank Selvy
PTS: 27. Gene Shue

1959-1960 Minneapolis Lakers Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders St. Louis Leaders
Mar 16, 1960
@
St. Louis
L, 112-99 Kiel Auditorium
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 19. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 29. Cliff Hagan
Mar 17, 1960
@
St. Louis
W, 113-120 Kiel Auditorium
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 40. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 30. C. Lovellette
Mar 19, 1960
v.
St. Louis
L, 89-93 Minneapolis Armory
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 27. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 35. Bob Pettit
Mar 20, 1960
v.
St. Louis
W, 103-101 Minneapolis Armory
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 39. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 28. Cliff Hagan
Mar 22, 1960
@
St. Louis
W, 110-117 Kiel Auditorium
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 40. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 25. Bob Pettit
Mar 24, 1960
v.
St. Louis
L, 96-117 Minneapolis Armory
Conference Finals
3-3 PTS: 38. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 30. Bob Pettit
Mar 26, 1960
@
St. Louis
L, 97-86 Kiel Auditorium
Conference Finals
3-4 PTS: 33. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 28. Bob Pettit