1962-1963 Los Angeles Lakers

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53-27 Lost Finals
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1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers

What was the record of the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a 53-27 record. They went 29-9 at home and 24-18 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers went 59-34. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers play in?

The 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1962-63.

What was the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers record by month?

The 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers had their best month in January, when they went 15-1 and had a 93.8% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 3-7 and had a 30% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '62 3-4 42.9% +23
November '62 12-3 80% +146
December '62 11-4 73.3% +82
January '63 15-1 93.8% +80
February '63 9-8 52.9% -48
March '63 3-7 30% -33

Did the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the Boston Celtics.

What was the point differential for the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +250. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 47.5 wins, or a 48-32 record in the regular season.

How did the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers went 13-8.

How did the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers went 3-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers was a 11 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Lakers had during the 1962-63 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1962-63 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Oct 16, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Win 122 - 106
Fri, Oct 19, 1962 @ New York Knicks Loss 105 - 116
Sat, Oct 20, 1962 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 102 - 108
Tue, Oct 23, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 115 - 116
Wed, Oct 24, 1962 @ Chicago Zephyrs Loss 107 - 118
Sat, Oct 27, 1962 vs Detroit Pistons Win 134 - 118
Wed, Oct 31, 1962 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 95
Sat, Nov 3, 1962 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 127 - 115
Sun, Nov 4, 1962 vs New York Knicks Win 125 - 106
Wed, Nov 7, 1962 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 132 - 108
Fri, Nov 9, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Win 133 - 120
Sat, Nov 10, 1962 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 97
Sun, Nov 11, 1962 vs Chicago Zephyrs Loss 105 - 109 OT
Tue, Nov 13, 1962 vs Chicago Zephyrs Win 107 - 84
Thu, Nov 15, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 98 - 120
Sat, Nov 17, 1962 @ Chicago Zephyrs Win 110 - 109
Sun, Nov 18, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Win 116 - 98
Thu, Nov 22, 1962 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 134 - 110
Fri, Nov 23, 1962 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 129 - 124
Sat, Nov 24, 1962 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 129 - 123
Mon, Nov 26, 1962 vs Chicago Zephyrs Win 128 - 106
Wed, Nov 28, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 116 - 110
Sat, Dec 1, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 110 - 97
Tue, Dec 4, 1962 @ New York Knicks Win 132 - 112
Fri, Dec 7, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 126
Sat, Dec 8, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 131 - 128 OT
Sun, Dec 9, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 114 - 117
Tue, Dec 11, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 124 - 121
Wed, Dec 12, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 126 - 120
Fri, Dec 14, 1962 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 120 - 118
Sat, Dec 15, 1962 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 113 - 104
Mon, Dec 17, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 121 - 114
Wed, Dec 19, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 135 - 106
Fri, Dec 21, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 100 - 105
Wed, Dec 26, 1962 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 104 - 106
Sat, Dec 29, 1962 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 132 - 123
Sun, Dec 30, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Win 135 - 130
Fri, Jan 4, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Win 125 - 123
Sat, Jan 5, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Win 106 - 104
Sun, Jan 6, 1963 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 120 - 119 OT
Tue, Jan 8, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 99 - 96
Wed, Jan 9, 1963 @ Detroit Pistons Win 123 - 115
Fri, Jan 11, 1963 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 134 - 129
Sat, Jan 12, 1963 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 119 - 114
Sun, Jan 13, 1963 vs New York Knicks Win 108 - 102
Fri, Jan 18, 1963 @ Chicago Zephyrs Win 116 - 108
Sun, Jan 20, 1963 @ Boston Celtics Loss 121 - 133
Mon, Jan 21, 1963 vs Detroit Pistons Win 124 - 94
Wed, Jan 23, 1963 vs Detroit Pistons Win 123 - 119
Fri, Jan 25, 1963 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 122 - 114
Sun, Jan 27, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 105 - 101
Wed, Jan 30, 1963 vs New York Knicks Win 116 - 115
Thu, Jan 31, 1963 @ Detroit Pistons Win 127 - 122
Fri, Feb 1, 1963 @ Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 109
Sat, Feb 2, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 103 - 97
Sun, Feb 3, 1963 @ New York Knicks Loss 95 - 122
Wed, Feb 6, 1963 vs Chicago Zephyrs Win 107 - 105
Fri, Feb 8, 1963 vs Chicago Zephyrs Win 94 - 91
Sat, Feb 9, 1963 @ Chicago Zephyrs Win 107 - 106
Sun, Feb 10, 1963 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 107 - 124
Tue, Feb 12, 1963 @ Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 120
Wed, Feb 13, 1963 @ Boston Celtics Win 134 - 128
Thu, Feb 14, 1963 vs Detroit Pistons Win 128 - 111
Sat, Feb 16, 1963 vs San Francisco Warriors Loss 118 - 122
Tue, Feb 19, 1963 @ San Francisco Warriors Loss 109 - 111
Fri, Feb 22, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Win 113 - 105
Sun, Feb 24, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 119
Mon, Feb 25, 1963 @ Detroit Pistons Win 113 - 107
Tue, Feb 26, 1963 @ New York Knicks Loss 116 - 125
Wed, Feb 27, 1963 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 111 - 122
Fri, Mar 1, 1963 @ Chicago Zephyrs Loss 109 - 114
Sat, Mar 2, 1963 vs San Francisco Warriors Loss 113 - 122
Mon, Mar 4, 1963 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 111 - 114
Wed, Mar 6, 1963 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 106 - 97
Sat, Mar 9, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 101 - 117
Sun, Mar 10, 1963 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 116 - 124
Mon, Mar 11, 1963 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 109 - 96
Tue, Mar 12, 1963 @ San Francisco Warriors Loss 110 - 116
Wed, Mar 13, 1963 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 98 - 112
Sat, Mar 16, 1963 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 111 - 105 OT
Playoffs
Western Division Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Sun, Mar 31, 1963 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 112 - 104
Tue, Apr 2, 1963 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 101 - 99
Thu, Apr 4, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 112 - 125
Sat, Apr 6, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 114 - 124
Sun, Apr 7, 1963 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 123 - 96
Tue, Apr 9, 1963 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 113 - 121
Thu, Apr 11, 1963 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 115 - 100
Finals (Lost 2 - 4)
Sun, Apr 14, 1963 @ Boston Celtics Loss 114 - 117
Tue, Apr 16, 1963 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 113
Wed, Apr 17, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Win 119 - 99
Fri, Apr 19, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Loss 105 - 108
Sun, Apr 21, 1963 @ Boston Celtics Win 126 - 119
Wed, Apr 24, 1963 vs Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 112

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