1965-1966 Los Angeles Lakers

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45-35 Lost Finals
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1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers

What was the record of the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a 45-35 record. They went 31-13 at home and 14-22 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers went 52-42. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers play in?

The 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1965-66.

What was the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers record by month?

The 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers had their best month in March, when they went 7-4 and had a 63.6% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 9-8 and had a 52.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '65 4-3 57.1% +34
November '65 10-7 58.8% +8
December '65 9-8 52.9% +73
January '66 8-7 53.3% +51
February '66 7-6 53.8% +3
March '66 7-4 63.6% +79

Did the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the Boston Celtics.

What was the point differential for the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +248. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 47.2 wins, or a 47-33 record in the regular season.

How did the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers went 8-8.

How did the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers went 1-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Lakers had during the 1965-66 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1965-66 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 15, 1965 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 122 - 115
Sat, Oct 16, 1965 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 106 - 94
Wed, Oct 20, 1965 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 100
Sat, Oct 23, 1965 @ New York Knicks Loss 101 - 106
Tue, Oct 26, 1965 vs New York Knicks Win 104 - 102
Thu, Oct 28, 1965 vs New York Knicks Win 140 - 116
Sat, Oct 30, 1965 vs San Francisco Warriors Loss 122 - 124
Wed, Nov 3, 1965 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 120 - 116
Fri, Nov 5, 1965 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 118 - 116
Sat, Nov 6, 1965 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 101 - 131
Sun, Nov 7, 1965 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 116 - 137
Tue, Nov 9, 1965 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 110 - 118
Wed, Nov 10, 1965 vs Detroit Pistons Win 133 - 125
Fri, Nov 12, 1965 vs New York Knicks Win 107 - 106
Sun, Nov 14, 1965 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 129 - 114
Wed, Nov 17, 1965 vs Boston Celtics Win 125 - 115
Fri, Nov 19, 1965 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 135 - 124
Sat, Nov 20, 1965 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 133 - 117
Sun, Nov 21, 1965 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 110
Wed, Nov 24, 1965 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 127 - 124
Fri, Nov 26, 1965 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 107 - 110
Sat, Nov 27, 1965 @ Boston Celtics Loss 95 - 101
Sun, Nov 28, 1965 @ Detroit Pistons Win 128 - 110
Tue, Nov 30, 1965 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 120 - 126
Wed, Dec 1, 1965 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 121 - 105
Fri, Dec 3, 1965 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 118 - 122
Mon, Dec 6, 1965 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 107 - 116
Tue, Dec 7, 1965 @ New York Knicks Loss 127 - 131
Wed, Dec 8, 1965 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 108
Fri, Dec 10, 1965 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 129 - 110
Sat, Dec 11, 1965 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 126 - 108
Sun, Dec 12, 1965 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 123 - 101
Wed, Dec 15, 1965 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 108 - 122
Fri, Dec 17, 1965 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 117 - 127
Sun, Dec 19, 1965 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 132 - 120
Thu, Dec 23, 1965 vs Detroit Pistons Win 122 - 112
Sat, Dec 25, 1965 vs Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 106
Mon, Dec 27, 1965 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 108 - 100
Tue, Dec 28, 1965 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 107 - 100
Wed, Dec 29, 1965 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 109 - 111
Thu, Dec 30, 1965 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 114 - 117
Sun, Jan 2, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Loss 113 - 124
Wed, Jan 5, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Win 120 - 113
Fri, Jan 7, 1966 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 126 - 120
Sat, Jan 8, 1966 @ New York Knicks Loss 127 - 133
Sun, Jan 9, 1966 @ Detroit Pistons Win 111 - 98
Wed, Jan 12, 1966 @ Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 114
Fri, Jan 14, 1966 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 118 - 110
Sat, Jan 15, 1966 vs New York Knicks Win 152 - 123
Tue, Jan 18, 1966 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 108 - 119
Thu, Jan 20, 1966 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 121 - 123
Fri, Jan 21, 1966 vs San Francisco Warriors Loss 109 - 120
Tue, Jan 25, 1966 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 110
Wed, Jan 26, 1966 @ Detroit Pistons Win 126 - 110
Fri, Jan 28, 1966 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 138 - 123
Sun, Jan 30, 1966 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 136 - 122
Wed, Feb 2, 1966 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 119 - 118
Fri, Feb 4, 1966 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 132 - 125
Sun, Feb 6, 1966 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 105 - 109
Mon, Feb 7, 1966 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 125 - 132
Wed, Feb 9, 1966 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 123 - 116 OT
Sat, Feb 12, 1966 @ New York Knicks Loss 127 - 140
Sun, Feb 13, 1966 @ Boston Celtics Win 120 - 110
Tue, Feb 15, 1966 vs New York Knicks Win 132 - 124
Thu, Feb 17, 1966 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 121 - 136
Sat, Feb 19, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 115
Mon, Feb 21, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 115
Wed, Feb 23, 1966 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 140 - 133
Sat, Feb 26, 1966 @ Detroit Pistons Win 131 - 118
Wed, Mar 2, 1966 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 113 - 119
Fri, Mar 4, 1966 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 123 - 106
Sat, Mar 5, 1966 @ San Francisco Warriors Win 125 - 123
Sun, Mar 6, 1966 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 126 - 105
Tue, Mar 8, 1966 @ New York Knicks Loss 132 - 133 OT
Wed, Mar 9, 1966 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 119 - 116
Fri, Mar 11, 1966 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 114 - 116
Tue, Mar 15, 1966 vs Detroit Pistons Win 135 - 108
Fri, Mar 18, 1966 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 132 - 120
Sat, Mar 19, 1966 @ San Francisco Warriors Loss 119 - 125
Sun, Mar 20, 1966 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 124 - 112
Playoffs
Western Division Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Fri, Apr 1, 1966 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 129 - 106
Sun, Apr 3, 1966 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 125 - 116
Wed, Apr 6, 1966 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 113 - 120
Sat, Apr 9, 1966 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 107 - 95
Sun, Apr 10, 1966 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 100 - 112
Wed, Apr 13, 1966 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 127 - 131
Fri, Apr 15, 1966 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 130 - 121
Finals (Lost 3 - 4)
Sun, Apr 17, 1966 @ Boston Celtics Win 133 - 129 OT
Tue, Apr 19, 1966 @ Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 129
Wed, Apr 20, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 120
Fri, Apr 22, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Loss 117 - 122
Sun, Apr 24, 1966 @ Boston Celtics Win 121 - 117
Tue, Apr 26, 1966 vs Boston Celtics Win 123 - 115
Thu, Apr 28, 1966 @ Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 95

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