1958-1959 Minneapolis Lakers

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1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers

What was the record of the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a 33-39 record. They went 20-12 at home and 13-27 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minneapolis Lakers went 39-46. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers play in?

The 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1958-59.

What was the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers record by month?

The 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers had their best month in February, when they went 10-5 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 3-9 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '58 2-2 50% 0
November '58 7-9 43.8% -9
December '58 3-9 25% -28
January '59 7-11 38.9% -86
February '59 10-5 66.7% +6
March '59 4-3 57.1% +21

Did the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the Boston Celtics.

What was the point differential for the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of -96. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 32.9 wins, or a 33-39 record in the regular season.

How did the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers went 9-7.

How did the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers went 0-5 in overtime games.

How did the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Minneapolis Lakers had during the 1958-59 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Oct 22, 1958 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 99 - 79
Sat, Oct 25, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 94 - 110
Sun, Oct 26, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 100
Wed, Oct 29, 1958 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 100 - 112
Sat, Nov 1, 1958 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 108 - 101
Thu, Nov 6, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 103 - 101
Sat, Nov 8, 1958 vs New York Knicks Loss 100 - 108
Sun, Nov 9, 1958 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 97 - 101
Tue, Nov 11, 1958 @ Boston Celtics Loss 113 - 116 OT
Thu, Nov 13, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 110 - 119
Sat, Nov 15, 1958 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 101 - 106
Sun, Nov 16, 1958 @ New York Knicks Loss 90 - 98
Thu, Nov 20, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 121 - 102
Sat, Nov 22, 1958 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 109 - 114
Sun, Nov 23, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 109 - 124
Mon, Nov 24, 1958 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 123
Tue, Nov 25, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Win 98 - 90
Fri, Nov 28, 1958 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 114 - 93
Sat, Nov 29, 1958 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 108 - 105
Sun, Nov 30, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 84 - 77
Sat, Dec 6, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 128 - 132 OT3
Tue, Dec 9, 1958 @ New York Knicks Loss 97 - 110
Thu, Dec 11, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 99 - 101 OT
Sun, Dec 14, 1958 vs New York Knicks Loss 99 - 100
Thu, Dec 18, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Win 113 - 104
Sat, Dec 20, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 99 - 88
Thu, Dec 25, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 97 - 98 OT
Fri, Dec 26, 1958 @ Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 107
Sat, Dec 27, 1958 vs Boston Celtics Loss 94 - 112
Sun, Dec 28, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 116 - 120
Mon, Dec 29, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 93 - 95
Tue, Dec 30, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 118 - 113
Thu, Jan 1, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 106 - 105
Fri, Jan 2, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 107 - 97
Sun, Jan 4, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 111 - 95
Mon, Jan 5, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 118
Tue, Jan 6, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 95 - 112
Wed, Jan 7, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 78 - 89
Thu, Jan 8, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 95 - 93
Sun, Jan 11, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 109 OT
Mon, Jan 12, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 117
Tue, Jan 13, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 95 - 110
Thu, Jan 15, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 105 - 111
Fri, Jan 16, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 91 - 95
Sun, Jan 18, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 119 - 98
Sun, Jan 25, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 111 - 125
Wed, Jan 28, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 112 - 109
Thu, Jan 29, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 91 - 117
Fri, Jan 30, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 88 - 86
Sat, Jan 31, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 120
Sat, Feb 7, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 109 - 97
Sun, Feb 8, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 103
Mon, Feb 9, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 128 - 122
Tue, Feb 10, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 118 - 100
Wed, Feb 11, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 106 - 105
Thu, Feb 12, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 114 - 119
Sat, Feb 14, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 139
Sun, Feb 15, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 109 - 98
Tue, Feb 17, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 97 - 90
Wed, Feb 18, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 105 - 95
Fri, Feb 20, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 116 - 106
Sun, Feb 22, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 106 - 120
Wed, Feb 25, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 116 - 96
Fri, Feb 27, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 139 - 173
Sat, Feb 28, 1959 @ New York Knicks Loss 107 - 112
Sun, Mar 1, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 100 - 98
Tue, Mar 3, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 119
Wed, Mar 4, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 122 - 128
Thu, Mar 5, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 135 - 115
Fri, Mar 6, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 99 - 98
Sun, Mar 8, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 120 - 104
Wed, Mar 11, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 118 - 123
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 1)
Sat, Mar 14, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 92 - 89
Sun, Mar 15, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 103 - 117
Wed, Mar 18, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 129 - 102
Western Division Finals (Won 4 - 2)
Sat, Mar 21, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 90 - 124
Sun, Mar 22, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 106 - 98
Tue, Mar 24, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 97 - 127
Thu, Mar 26, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 108 - 98
Sat, Mar 28, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 98 - 97 OT
Sun, Mar 29, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 106 - 104
Finals (Lost 0 - 4)
Sat, Apr 4, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 115 - 118
Sun, Apr 5, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 128
Tue, Apr 7, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Loss 110 - 123
Thu, Apr 9, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Loss 113 - 118

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