1956-1957 Minneapolis Lakers

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1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers

What was the record of the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a 34-38 record. They went 26-13 at home and 8-25 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minneapolis Lakers went 36-42. Their final game was a loss in the Western Division Finals to the St. Louis Hawks.

What division did the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers play in?

The 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1956-57.

What was the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers had their best month in March, when they went 7-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was December, when they went 6-10 and had a 37.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '56 0-2 0% -28
November '56 8-6 57.1% +31
December '56 6-10 37.5% -53
January '57 6-10 37.5% -6
February '57 7-10 41.2% -66
March '57 7-0 100% +64

Did the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Minneapolis Lakers made the Playoffs in 1957. They won their first series against the Fort Wayne Pistons in the Western Division Semifinals. They eventually lost against the St. Louis Hawks in the Western Division Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of -58. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 34.0 wins, or a 34-38 record in the regular season.

How did the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers went 6-10.

How did the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers went 1-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Minneapolis Lakers had during the 1956-57 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1956-57 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 27, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 75 - 97
Sun, Oct 28, 1956 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 88 - 94
Thu, Nov 1, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 97 - 88
Sat, Nov 3, 1956 @ Rochester Royals Win 95 - 85
Sun, Nov 4, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 88 - 87
Sat, Nov 10, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 110 - 117
Sun, Nov 11, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Loss 82 - 94
Wed, Nov 14, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Win 113 - 97
Thu, Nov 15, 1956 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 103 - 96
Fri, Nov 16, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 97 - 123
Sun, Nov 18, 1956 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 107 - 111
Thu, Nov 22, 1956 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 111 - 78
Sat, Nov 24, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 104 - 102 OT
Sun, Nov 25, 1956 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 94 - 95
Tue, Nov 27, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 113 - 98
Wed, Nov 28, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 105
Sat, Dec 1, 1956 @ Rochester Royals Loss 83 - 95
Sun, Dec 2, 1956 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 106 - 96
Tue, Dec 4, 1956 @ New York Knicks Loss 88 - 101
Thu, Dec 6, 1956 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 103 - 96
Fri, Dec 7, 1956 @ Boston Celtics Loss 114 - 121
Sun, Dec 9, 1956 vs New York Knicks Loss 91 - 100
Tue, Dec 11, 1956 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 111 - 114
Wed, Dec 12, 1956 vs New York Knicks Win 121 - 103
Sun, Dec 16, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 101 - 97
Thu, Dec 20, 1956 vs Rochester Royals Win 105 - 103
Sat, Dec 22, 1956 @ Rochester Royals Loss 101 - 115
Sun, Dec 23, 1956 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 97 - 107
Tue, Dec 25, 1956 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 100 - 89
Thu, Dec 27, 1956 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 93 - 120
Sat, Dec 29, 1956 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 92 - 95
Sun, Dec 30, 1956 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 93 - 100
Thu, Jan 3, 1957 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 102 - 104
Sun, Jan 6, 1957 vs New York Knicks Loss 101 - 111
Tue, Jan 8, 1957 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 86 - 87
Wed, Jan 9, 1957 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 93 - 86
Thu, Jan 10, 1957 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 118 - 110
Sat, Jan 12, 1957 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 105 - 87
Sun, Jan 13, 1957 vs Boston Celtics Win 104 - 87
Thu, Jan 17, 1957 vs New York Knicks Loss 93 - 94
Sun, Jan 20, 1957 vs Rochester Royals Win 114 - 107
Wed, Jan 23, 1957 vs Rochester Royals Win 107 - 99
Fri, Jan 25, 1957 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 115
Sat, Jan 26, 1957 @ New York Knicks Loss 107 - 122
Sun, Jan 27, 1957 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 93 - 94
Mon, Jan 28, 1957 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 96 - 112
Tue, Jan 29, 1957 @ Boston Celtics Loss 91 - 103
Thu, Jan 31, 1957 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 107 - 111
Sat, Feb 2, 1957 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 97 - 106
Sun, Feb 3, 1957 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 85 - 102
Wed, Feb 6, 1957 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 101 - 100
Sat, Feb 9, 1957 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 99 - 92
Sun, Feb 10, 1957 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 100 - 113
Tue, Feb 12, 1957 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 110 - 105
Wed, Feb 13, 1957 vs Boston Celtics Win 115 - 114
Thu, Feb 14, 1957 vs New York Knicks Win 99 - 97
Fri, Feb 15, 1957 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 104 - 105
Sat, Feb 16, 1957 @ New York Knicks Loss 112 - 120
Sun, Feb 17, 1957 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 115 - 118 OT
Wed, Feb 20, 1957 vs Rochester Royals Win 111 - 103
Sat, Feb 23, 1957 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 101 - 103
Sun, Feb 24, 1957 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 123 - 115
Mon, Feb 25, 1957 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 94 - 110
Tue, Feb 26, 1957 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 108 - 120
Thu, Feb 28, 1957 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 112 - 129
Fri, Mar 1, 1957 vs Rochester Royals Win 125 - 117
Sun, Mar 3, 1957 vs New York Knicks Win 119 - 108
Thu, Mar 7, 1957 vs Boston Celtics Win 109 - 104
Fri, Mar 8, 1957 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 101 - 97
Sun, Mar 10, 1957 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 117 - 104
Tue, Mar 12, 1957 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 100 - 94
Wed, Mar 13, 1957 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 114 - 97
Playoff Tiebreaker
Sat, Mar 16, 1957 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 111 - 114 OT
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 0)
Sun, Mar 17, 1957 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 131 - 127
Tue, Mar 19, 1957 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 110 - 108
Western Division Finals (Lost 0 - 3)
Thu, Mar 21, 1957 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 109 - 118
Sun, Mar 24, 1957 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 104 - 106
Mon, Mar 25, 1957 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 135 - 143

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