1957-58 Season

Record: 19-53, fourth place in Western Division

George Mikan became coach of the Lakers before the season started, but he resigned after the team got off to a 9-30 start. John Kundla, who had resigned as coach nefore the season to work in the front office, returned to coach the team, but it was too little too late as the Lakers finished in last place and failed to make the playoffs for the first time.

Playoffs: The Lakers did not qualify for the playoffs.