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1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Statistics

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57-25, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coached by: Paul Westhead (7-4), Pat Riley (50-21)

1981-82 NBA Champions

Points Per Game: 114.6 (2nd of 23) ▪ Opponent Points Per Game: 109.8 (15th of 23)
Pythagorean W-L: 53-29 (4th of 23)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: 605,367 (3rd of 23)

SRS: 4.37 (4th of 23) ▪ Pace Factor: 103.1 (4th of 23)
Offensive Rating: 110.2 (2nd of 23) ▪ Defensive Rating: 105.5 (10th of 23)

Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (4-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (4-0) versus San Antonio Spurs
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-0) versus Phoenix Suns

1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers:

Roster

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No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar C 7-2 225 April 16, 1947 12 University of California, Los Angeles
8 Jim Brewer F-C 6-9 210 December 3, 1951 8 University of Minnesota
21 Michael Cooper G-F 6-5 170 April 15, 1956 3 University of New Mexico
34 Clay Johnson G 6-4 175 July 18, 1956 R University of Missouri
32 Magic Johnson G-F 6-8 215 August 14, 1959 2 Michigan State University
5 Eddie Jordan G 6-1 170 January 29, 1955 4 Rutgers University
41 Mitch Kupchak F-C 6-9 230 May 24, 1954 5 University of North Carolina
54 Mark Landsberger F-C 6-8 215 May 21, 1955 4 Arizona State University
11 Bob McAdoo C-F 6-9 210 September 25, 1951 9 University of North Carolina
40 Mike McGee G-F 6-5 190 July 29, 1959 R University of Michigan
30 Kevin McKenna G-F 6-5 195 January 8, 1959 R Creighton University
10 Norm Nixon G 6-2 170 October 11, 1955 4 Duquesne University
31 Kurt Rambis F 6-8 213 February 25, 1958 R Santa Clara University
52 Jamaal Wilkes F-G 6-6 190 May 2, 1953 7 University of California, Los Angeles

Team and Opponent Statistics

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G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS
Team 82 19855 3919 7585 .517 13 94 .138 1549 2161 .717 1258 2505 3763 2356 848 517 1468 1999 9400 114.6
Opponent 82 19855 3745 7679 .488 78 213 .366 1433 2008 .714 1275 2255 3530 2319 718 435 1483 2004 9001 109.8

Player Statistics

Totals

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Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34 76 76 2677 753 1301 .579 0 3 .000 312 442 .706 172 487 659 225 63 207 230 224 1818
2 Jamaal Wilkes 28 82 82 2906 744 1417 .525 0 4 .000 246 336 .732 153 240 393 143 89 24 164 240 1734
3 Magic Johnson 22 78 77 2991 556 1036 .537 6 29 .207 329 433 .760 252 499 751 743 208 34 286 223 1447
4 Norm Nixon 26 82 82 3024 628 1274 .493 3 12 .250 181 224 .808 38 138 176 652 132 7 238 264 1440
5 Michael Cooper 25 76 14 2197 383 741 .517 2 17 .118 139 171 .813 84 185 269 230 120 61 151 216 907
6 Bob McAdoo 30 41 0 746 151 330 .458 0 5 .000 90 126 .714 45 114 159 32 22 36 51 109 392
7 Mitch Kupchak 27 26 26 821 153 267 .573 0 0 65 98 .663 64 146 210 33 12 10 43 80 371
8 Mark Landsberger 26 75 1 1134 144 329 .438 0 2 .000 33 65 .508 164 237 401 32 10 7 49 134 321
9 Kurt Rambis 23 64 43 1131 118 228 .518 0 1 .000 59 117 .504 116 232 348 56 60 76 77 167 295
10 Eddie Jordan 27 58 0 608 89 208 .428 1 9 .111 43 54 .796 4 39 43 131 62 1 66 98 222
11 Mike McGee 22 39 0 352 80 172 .465 0 4 .000 31 53 .585 34 15 49 16 18 3 34 59 191
12 Jim Brewer 30 71 9 966 81 175 .463 1 6 .167 7 19 .368 106 158 264 42 39 46 37 127 170
13 Kevin McKenna 23 36 0 237 28 87 .322 0 2 .000 11 17 .647 18 11 29 14 10 2 20 45 67
14 Clay Johnson 25 7 0 65 11 20 .550 0 0 3 6 .500 8 4 12 7 3 3 7 13 25

Per Game

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Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34 76 76 35.2 9.9 17.1 .579 0.0 0.0 .000 4.1 5.8 .706 2.3 6.4 8.7 3.0 0.8 2.7 3.0 2.9 23.9
2 Jamaal Wilkes 28 82 82 35.4 9.1 17.3 .525 0.0 0.0 .000 3.0 4.1 .732 1.9 2.9 4.8 1.7 1.1 0.3 2.0 2.9 21.1
3 Magic Johnson 22 78 77 38.3 7.1 13.3 .537 0.1 0.4 .207 4.2 5.6 .760 3.2 6.4 9.6 9.5 2.7 0.4 3.7 2.9 18.6
4 Norm Nixon 26 82 82 36.9 7.7 15.5 .493 0.0 0.1 .250 2.2 2.7 .808 0.5 1.7 2.1 8.0 1.6 0.1 2.9 3.2 17.6
5 Mitch Kupchak 27 26 26 31.6 5.9 10.3 .573 0.0 0.0 2.5 3.8 .663 2.5 5.6 8.1 1.3 0.5 0.4 1.7 3.1 14.3
6 Michael Cooper 25 76 14 28.9 5.0 9.8 .517 0.0 0.2 .118 1.8 2.3 .813 1.1 2.4 3.5 3.0 1.6 0.8 2.0 2.8 11.9
7 Bob McAdoo 30 41 0 18.2 3.7 8.0 .458 0.0 0.1 .000 2.2 3.1 .714 1.1 2.8 3.9 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.2 2.7 9.6
8 Mike McGee 22 39 0 9.0 2.1 4.4 .465 0.0 0.1 .000 0.8 1.4 .585 0.9 0.4 1.3 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.5 4.9
9 Kurt Rambis 23 64 43 17.7 1.8 3.6 .518 0.0 0.0 .000 0.9 1.8 .504 1.8 3.6 5.4 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.2 2.6 4.6
10 Mark Landsberger 26 75 1 15.1 1.9 4.4 .438 0.0 0.0 .000 0.4 0.9 .508 2.2 3.2 5.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.7 1.8 4.3
11 Eddie Jordan 27 58 0 10.5 1.5 3.6 .428 0.0 0.2 .111 0.7 0.9 .796 0.1 0.7 0.7 2.3 1.1 0.0 1.1 1.7 3.8
12 Clay Johnson 25 7 0 9.3 1.6 2.9 .550 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.9 .500 1.1 0.6 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 1.0 1.9 3.6
13 Jim Brewer 30 71 9 13.6 1.1 2.5 .463 0.0 0.1 .167 0.1 0.3 .368 1.5 2.2 3.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.8 2.4
14 Kevin McKenna 23 36 0 6.6 0.8 2.4 .322 0.0 0.1 .000 0.3 0.5 .647 0.5 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.6 1.3 1.9

Per 36 Minutes

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Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34 76 76 2677 10.1 17.5 .579 0.0 0.0 .000 4.2 5.9 .706 2.3 6.5 8.9 3.0 0.8 2.8 3.1 3.0 24.4
2 Jamaal Wilkes 28 82 82 2906 9.2 17.6 .525 0.0 0.0 .000 3.0 4.2 .732 1.9 3.0 4.9 1.8 1.1 0.3 2.0 3.0 21.5
3 Mike McGee 22 39 0 352 8.2 17.6 .465 0.0 0.4 .000 3.2 5.4 .585 3.5 1.5 5.0 1.6 1.8 0.3 3.5 6.0 19.5
4 Bob McAdoo 30 41 0 746 7.3 15.9 .458 0.0 0.2 .000 4.3 6.1 .714 2.2 5.5 7.7 1.5 1.1 1.7 2.5 5.3 18.9
5 Magic Johnson 22 78 77 2991 6.7 12.5 .537 0.1 0.3 .207 4.0 5.2 .760 3.0 6.0 9.0 8.9 2.5 0.4 3.4 2.7 17.4
6 Norm Nixon 26 82 82 3024 7.5 15.2 .493 0.0 0.1 .250 2.2 2.7 .808 0.5 1.6 2.1 7.8 1.6 0.1 2.8 3.1 17.1
7 Mitch Kupchak 27 26 26 821 6.7 11.7 .573 0.0 0.0 2.9 4.3 .663 2.8 6.4 9.2 1.4 0.5 0.4 1.9 3.5 16.3
8 Michael Cooper 25 76 14 2197 6.3 12.1 .517 0.0 0.3 .118 2.3 2.8 .813 1.4 3.0 4.4 3.8 2.0 1.0 2.5 3.5 14.9
9 Clay Johnson 25 7 0 65 6.1 11.1 .550 0.0 0.0 1.7 3.3 .500 4.4 2.2 6.6 3.9 1.7 1.7 3.9 7.2 13.8
10 Eddie Jordan 27 58 0 608 5.3 12.3 .428 0.1 0.5 .111 2.5 3.2 .796 0.2 2.3 2.5 7.8 3.7 0.1 3.9 5.8 13.1
11 Mark Landsberger 26 75 1 1134 4.6 10.4 .438 0.0 0.1 .000 1.0 2.1 .508 5.2 7.5 12.7 1.0 0.3 0.2 1.6 4.3 10.2
12 Kevin McKenna 23 36 0 237 4.3 13.2 .322 0.0 0.3 .000 1.7 2.6 .647 2.7 1.7 4.4 2.1 1.5 0.3 3.0 6.8 10.2
13 Kurt Rambis 23 64 43 1131 3.8 7.3 .518 0.0 0.0 .000 1.9 3.7 .504 3.7 7.4 11.1 1.8 1.9 2.4 2.5 5.3 9.4
14 Jim Brewer 30 71 9 966 3.0 6.5 .463 0.0 0.2 .167 0.3 0.7 .368 4.0 5.9 9.8 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.4 4.7 6.3

Advanced

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Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Magic Johnson 22 78 2991 22.9 .590 .540 9.5 17.5 13.7 31.0 3.2 0.6 18.9 20.1 118 102 8.1 4.8 12.9 0.207
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34 76 2677 23.4 .608 .579 7.3 19.1 13.4 11.9 1.1 4.1 13.3 25.6 116 104 6.9 3.9 10.7 0.192
3 Jamaal Wilkes 28 82 2906 16.5 .554 .525 6.0 8.7 7.4 6.7 1.4 0.4 9.5 23.6 112 109 5.3 2.4 7.7 0.127
4 Norm Nixon 26 82 3024 15.3 .525 .494 1.4 4.8 3.2 27.7 2.0 0.1 14.8 21.1 109 109 4.2 2.4 6.6 0.104
5 Michael Cooper 25 76 2197 14.3 .556 .518 4.3 8.8 6.7 12.9 2.5 1.5 15.6 17.5 109 106 2.4 2.6 5.0 0.109
6 Mitch Kupchak 27 26 821 15.2 .598 .573 8.8 18.7 13.9 5.0 0.7 0.6 12.2 17.1 117 107 1.5 0.8 2.4 0.139
7 Kurt Rambis 23 64 1131 12.8 .528 .518 11.6 21.5 16.8 5.6 2.5 3.6 21.6 12.5 101 100 0.3 2.1 2.3 0.100
8 Jim Brewer 30 71 966 10.1 .464 .466 12.4 17.2 14.9 4.8 1.9 2.5 16.8 9.1 105 104 0.4 1.4 1.8 0.088
9 Mark Landsberger 26 75 1134 10.3 .449 .438 16.3 22.0 19.3 3.3 0.4 0.3 12.1 14.2 103 107 0.5 1.2 1.7 0.072
10 Bob McAdoo 30 41 746 14.4 .509 .458 6.8 16.1 11.6 5.5 1.4 2.6 11.7 23.2 104 105 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.095
11 Eddie Jordan 27 58 608 12.2 .479 .430 0.7 6.7 3.9 25.6 4.7 0.1 22.2 19.4 95 103 -0.2 0.9 0.7 0.055
12 Mike McGee 22 39 352 11.7 .489 .465 10.9 4.5 7.6 6.0 2.4 0.5 14.8 25.9 96 108 -0.1 0.3 0.2 0.029
13 Clay Johnson 25 7 65 12.8 .552 .550 13.9 6.5 10.1 13.2 2.1 2.5 23.6 18.1 102 106 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.072
14 Kevin McKenna 23 36 237 2.8 .355 .322 8.6 4.9 6.7 6.8 2.0 0.4 17.5 19.2 78 109 -0.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.069

Playoffs

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1 Norm Nixon 26 14 549 121 253 1 3 43 57 13 43 114 23 2 34 43 286 .478 .333 .754 39.2 20.4 3.1 8.1
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34 14 493 115 221 0 0 55 87 33 119 51 14 45 41 45 285 .520 .632 35.2 20.4 8.5 3.6
3 Jamaal Wilkes 28 14 535 121 241 0 1 38 49 40 70 37 16 3 40 43 280 .502 .000 .776 38.2 20.0 5.0 2.6
4 Magic Johnson 22 14 562 83 157 0 4 77 93 54 158 130 40 3 44 50 243 .529 .000 .828 40.1 17.4 11.3 9.3
5 Bob McAdoo 30 14 388 101 179 0 0 32 47 21 95 22 10 21 35 43 234 .564 .681 27.7 16.7 6.8 1.6
6 Michael Cooper 25 14 383 70 124 1 2 25 34 19 61 62 24 11 29 47 166 .565 .500 .735 27.4 11.9 4.4 4.4
7 Kurt Rambis 23 14 279 33 64 0 0 16 26 32 86 11 8 12 17 47 82 .516 .615 19.9 5.9 6.1 0.8
8 Clay Johnson 25 7 38 5 9 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 1 0 1 6 12 .556 1.000 5.4 1.7 0.4 0.1
9 Mike McGee 22 4 10 6 13 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 12 .462 .000 2.5 3.0 0.8 0.0
10 Mark Landsberger 26 9 60 3 9 0 0 4 9 11 22 2 0 0 4 12 10 .333 .444 6.7 1.1 2.4 0.2
11 Jim Brewer 30 8 57 3 6 0 0 0 0 4 11 4 2 6 4 5 6 .500 7.1 0.8 1.4 0.5
12 Eddie Jordan 27 3 6 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.7

Playoffs Advanced

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Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Magic Johnson 22 14 562 22.5 .614 .529 10.8 18.6 14.9 27.7 3.3 0.3 18.2 16.9 126 102 1.9 0.8 2.7 0.231
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34 14 493 20.1 .550 .520 7.5 17.6 12.8 13.8 1.3 4.8 13.7 23.9 109 104 0.8 0.7 1.5 0.144
3 Norm Nixon 26 14 549 16.9 .514 .480 2.7 5.5 4.2 27.2 2.0 0.2 10.9 22.3 113 110 1.2 0.3 1.5 0.131
4 Michael Cooper 25 14 383 17.4 .597 .569 5.6 11.0 8.4 20.2 2.9 1.5 17.3 17.2 116 105 0.7 0.5 1.2 0.152
5 Bob McAdoo 30 14 388 18.4 .586 .564 6.1 19.2 13.0 7.8 1.2 2.8 14.9 23.8 108 105 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.126
6 Jamaal Wilkes 28 14 535 13.9 .533 .502 8.4 5.6 6.9 9.1 1.4 0.3 13.2 22.2 107 111 0.7 0.3 0.9 0.083
7 Kurt Rambis 23 14 279 11.8 .543 .516 12.8 19.5 16.3 4.6 1.3 2.2 18.4 13.0 108 104 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.099
8 Clay Johnson 25 7 38 8.4 .607 .556 2.9 5.3 4.2 3.1 1.2 0.0 9.2 11.3 123 111 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.097
9 Mark Landsberger 26 9 60 5.3 .386 .333 20.5 18.5 19.4 3.6 0.0 0.0 23.6 11.1 93 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.015
10 Mike McGee 22 4 10 24.6 .462 .462 33.6 0.0 15.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.1 55.0 100 116 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.023
11 Jim Brewer 30 8 57 8.5 .500 .500 7.9 12.4 10.2 7.5 1.6 5.5 40.0 6.9 87 104 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.035
12 Eddie Jordan 27 3 6 22.0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 84.7 15.5 0.0 33.3 19.7 71 85 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.030