Minneapolis Lakers Regular Season Rosters

1957-1958 Minneapolis Lakers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
George Brown F 6-6 190 0 Wayne State (MI) 1957 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
Bob Burrow C 6-7 228 1 Kentucky 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Corky Devlin F 6-5 200 2 George Washington 1955 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Bo Erias SF 6-3 220 0 Niagara 1954 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States
Ed Fleming G 6-2 180 2 Niagara 1955 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Larry Foust FC 6-9 215 7 La Salle 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Dick Garmaker GF 6-3 200 2 Minnesota 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Hot Rod Hundley G 6-4 185 0 West Virginia 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
McCoy Ingram PF 6-8 210 0 Jackson State 1957 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jim Krebs C 6-8 230 0 Southern Methodist 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Slick Leonard G 6-3 185 1 Indiana 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Vern Mikkelsen F 6-7 230 8 Hamline 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Dick Schnittker PF 6-5 200 5 Ohio State 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Frank Selvy SG 6-3 180 2 Furman 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Art Spoelstra C 6-10 205 3 Western Kentucky 1954 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
Bob Williams F 6-6 230 2 Florida A&M 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1957-1958 Minneapolis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters E. Fleming S. Leonard D. Garmaker V. Mikkelsen L. Foust
Rotation   H. Hundley B. Erias D. Schnittker J. Krebs
Rotation     C. Devlin M. Ingram B. Burrow
Lim PT   F. Selvy G. Brown    
Lim PT     B. Williams    

1957-1958 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1St. Louis Hawks41-31-
2Detroit Pistons33-398
3Cincinnati Royals33-398
4Minneapolis Lakers19-5322

1957-1958 Minneapolis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dick Garmaker Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1958)
Larry Foust Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1958)

1957-1958 Minneapolis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Vern Mikkelsen 72 33.2 17.3 11.2 2.3
Larry Foust 72 30.6 16.8 12.2 1.5
Dick Garmaker 68 32.6 16.1 5.4 2.7
Slick Leonard 66 31.4 11.2 3.6 3.3
Ed Fleming 72 23.4 8.8 6.8 1.9
Jim Krebs 68 18.5 7.8 7.4 0.4
Corky Devlin 70 17.8 6.8 1.9 2.4
Dick Schnittker 50 19.6 9.1 4.2 1.4
Hot Rod Hundley 65 17.8 7.0 2.9 1.9
Art Spoelstra 50 22.0 7.6 5.6 1.0
Bo Erias 18 22.3 8.2 4.6 1.4
Frank Selvy 12 19.2 6.3 2.9 1.6
McCoy Ingram 24 11.1 2.8 4.8 0.8
Bob Burrow 14 12.2 3.9 4.6 0.4
George Brown 1 6.0 1.0 1.0 0.0

1957-1958 Minneapolis Lakers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

George Brown was selected as the #3 pick in the 4 Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. George Brown signed a contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1957.

Dick Garmaker was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Dick Garmaker signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1955.

Jim Krebs was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Jim Krebs signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1957.

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

Bob Burrow was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Rochester Royals on April 17, 1957.

Corky Devlin was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Fort Wayne Pistons on May 14, 1957.

Bo Erias was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the New York Knicks on February 5, 1958.

Ed Fleming was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Rochester Royals on April 18, 1957.

Larry Foust was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Detroit Pistons on September 12, 1957.

Frank Selvy was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the St. Louis Hawks on February 16, 1958.

Acquired via Free Agency

McCoy Ingram signed a contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1957.

Slick Leonard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1956.

Vern Mikkelsen as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1956.

Dick Schnittker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1953.

Bob Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1955.