1961-1962 Los Angeles Lakers (N) - BL team sheet This is for the Basketball Legends board game
The Lakers had a talented roster that included some of the greatest players of their time, including Elgin Baylor and Jerry West.
Despite their impressive lineup, the Lakers struggled during the regular season, finishing with a record of 54-26. However, they found their groove during the playoffs, where they managed to reach the NBA Finals.
In the finals, the Lakers faced off against the Boston Celtics, who were the defending champions and had beaten the Lakers in the finals the previous year. Despite their best efforts, the Lakers were unable to overcome the Celtics, losing the series 4-3. They lost game seven in overtime,
The 1961-1962 Lakers may not have won the NBA championship, but they remain a notable team in basketball history due to their star-studded roster and their close battles against the dominant Celtics.