1959-1960 Minneapolis Lakers

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1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers

What was the record of the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a 25-50 record. They went 13-23 at home and 12-27 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minneapolis Lakers went 30-54. Their final game was a loss in the Western Division Finals to the St. Louis Hawks.

What division did the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers play in?

The 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1959-60.

What was the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers had their best month in March, when they went 4-3 and had a 57.1% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 3-9 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '59 1-3 25% -4
November '59 5-11 31.2% -96
December '59 5-10 33.3% -92
January '60 3-9 25% -46
February '60 7-14 33.3% -116
March '60 4-3 57.1% +37

Did the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Minneapolis Lakers made the Playoffs in 1960. They won their first series against the Detroit 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 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of -317. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 27.7 wins, or a 28-47 record in the regular season.

How did the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers went 7-10.

How did the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers went 3-2 in overtime games.

How did the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers was a 2 game winning streak on 5 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Minneapolis Lakers had during the 1959-60 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sun, Oct 18, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 105 - 106
Sat, Oct 24, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 94 - 87
Sun, Oct 25, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 102 - 103
Sat, Oct 31, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 108 - 117
Sun, Nov 1, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 101 - 138
Tue, Nov 3, 1959 vs New York Knicks Loss 93 - 99
Fri, Nov 6, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 113 - 118
Sat, Nov 7, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 113 - 111 OT
Sun, Nov 8, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Win 136 - 115
Tue, Nov 10, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 105 - 134
Thu, Nov 12, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 93 - 107
Sat, Nov 14, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 98 - 104
Sun, Nov 15, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 106 - 100
Wed, Nov 18, 1959 vs New York Knicks Loss 105 - 106
Fri, Nov 20, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 105 - 85
Sat, Nov 21, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 99 - 93 OT
Wed, Nov 25, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 93 - 100
Thu, Nov 26, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 95 - 114
Sat, Nov 28, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 91 - 102
Sun, Nov 29, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 109
Tue, Dec 1, 1959 @ New York Knicks Win 103 - 100
Thu, Dec 3, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 109 - 123
Fri, Dec 4, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 101 - 120
Sat, Dec 5, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 95 - 108
Sun, Dec 6, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 121
Tue, Dec 8, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 89 - 93
Wed, Dec 9, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 96 - 86
Sat, Dec 12, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 97 - 107
Sat, Dec 19, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 131 - 113
Fri, Dec 25, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 112
Sat, Dec 26, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 105
Sun, Dec 27, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 109
Mon, Dec 28, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 107
Wed, Dec 30, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 107 - 122
Thu, Dec 31, 1959 @ New York Knicks Loss 102 - 127
Fri, Jan 1, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 98 - 109
Tue, Jan 5, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 111 - 126
Sat, Jan 9, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 121 - 91
Sun, Jan 10, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 112 - 106
Thu, Jan 14, 1960 vs New York Knicks Loss 126 - 131
Fri, Jan 15, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 118 - 122
Sat, Jan 16, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 98 - 105
Sun, Jan 17, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 119 - 135
Sat, Jan 23, 1960 vs New York Knicks Loss 104 - 115
Wed, Jan 27, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 116 - 112
Fri, Jan 29, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 112 - 119
Sun, Jan 31, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 104 - 114
Mon, Feb 1, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 96 - 103
Wed, Feb 3, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 128
Fri, Feb 5, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 114
Sat, Feb 6, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 101 - 116
Sun, Feb 7, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 104 - 102
Tue, Feb 9, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 90 - 129
Wed, Feb 10, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 109 - 110
Thu, Feb 11, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 108 - 111
Sat, Feb 13, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Win 123 - 117 OT
Sun, Feb 14, 1960 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 119 - 121
Tue, Feb 16, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 122 - 130
Wed, Feb 17, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 127 - 131
Fri, Feb 19, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 111 - 101
Sat, Feb 20, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 106 - 122
Sun, Feb 21, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 112 - 98
Mon, Feb 22, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 103 - 113
Tue, Feb 23, 1960 @ New York Knicks Win 117 - 112
Wed, Feb 24, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 110 - 131
Thu, Feb 25, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 105 - 95
Fri, Feb 26, 1960 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 128
Sat, Feb 27, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 109 - 91
Tue, Mar 1, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 101 - 109
Wed, Mar 2, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 123 - 113
Thu, Mar 3, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 117 - 114
Sat, Mar 5, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 106 - 107 OT
Sun, Mar 6, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 114 - 105
Wed, Mar 9, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 116 - 117
Thu, Mar 10, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 133 - 108
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 0)
Sat, Mar 12, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Win 113 - 112
Sun, Mar 13, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 114 - 99
Western Division Finals (Lost 3 - 4)
Wed, Mar 16, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 99 - 112
Thu, Mar 17, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 120 - 113
Sat, Mar 19, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 89 - 93
Sun, Mar 20, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 103 - 101
Tue, Mar 22, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 117 - 110 OT
Thu, Mar 24, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 117
Sat, Mar 26, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 86 - 97

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