Los Angeles Lakers accomplishments and records


Los Angeles Lakers accomplishments and records

This page details the all-time statistics, records, and other achievements pertaining to the Los Angeles Lakers.

In 1997, the NBA announced a list of the 50 best players in its history, and of them, eight played all or significant portions of their careers with the Lakers: centers George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Shaquille O'Neal; guards Jerry West and Magic Johnson; and forwards Elgin Baylor and James Worthy. [ [http://www.nba.com/history/players/50greatest.html The 50 Greatest Players in NBA History] ]

Individual accomplishments

;All-NBAFirst team:
*George Mikan - 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
*Jim Pollard - 1949, 1950
*Elgin Baylor - 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969
*Jerry West - 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
*Gail Goodrich - 1974
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1976, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1986
*Magic Johnson - 1983,1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
*Shaquille O'Neal - 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
*Kobe Bryant - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008

Second team:
*Vern Mikkelsen - 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955
*Jim Pollard - 1952, 1954
*Slater Martin - 1955, 1956
*Clyde Lovellette - 1956
*Dick Garmaker - 1957
*Jerry West - 1968, 1969
*Wilt Chamberlain - 1972
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1978, 1979, 1983, 1985
*Magic Johnson - 1982
*Shaquille O'Neal - 1999
*Kobe Bryant - 2000, 2001

Third team (1989-Present):
*James Worthy - 1990, 1991
*Shaquille O'Neal - 1997
*Kobe Bryant - 1999, 2005

;All-NBA DefenseFirst team:
*Jerry West - 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
*Wilt Chamberlain - 1972, 1973
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1979, 1980, 1981
*Michael Cooper - 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988
*Kobe Bryant - 2000, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008

Second team:
*Jerry West - 1969
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1976, 1977, 1978, 1984
*Michael Cooper - 1981, 1983, 1986
*A.C. Green - 1989
*Eddie Jones - 1998
*Shaquille O'Neal - 2000, 2001, 2003
*Kobe Bryant - 2001, 2002

All-Star

* George Mikan - 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
* Vern Mikkelsen - 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957
* Jim Pollard - 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955
* Slater Martin - 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957
* Clyde Lovellette - 1956
* Dick Garmaker - 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960
* Larry Foust - 1958, 1959
* Elgin Baylor - 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
* Rod Hundley - 1960, 1961
* Jerry West - 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
* Frank Selvy - 1962
* Rudy LaRusso - 1962, 1963, 1966
* Darrall Imhoff - 1967
* Archie Clark - 1968
* Wilt Chamberlain - 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973
* Gail Goodrich - 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975
* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
* Magic Johnson - 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
* Jamaal Wilkes - 1981, 1983
* Norm Nixon - 1982
* James Worthy - 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
* A.C. Green - 1990
* Cedric Ceballos - 1995
* Shaquille O'Neal - 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
* Eddie Jones - 1997, 1998
* Kobe Bryant - 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
* Nick Van Exel - 1998
* Pau Gasol - 2006
* *No All-Star game in 1999, due to a lockout that shortened the season.

All-Star Most Valuable Player

*George Mikan - 1953
*Elgin Baylor - 1959
*Jerry West - 1972
*Magic Johnson - 1990, 1992
*Shaquille O'Neal - 2000, 2004
*Kobe Bryant - 2002, 2007

NBA Most Valuable Player

*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1976, 1977, 1980
*Magic Johnson - 1987, 1989, 1990
*Shaquille O'Neal - 2000
*Kobe Bryant - 2008

NBA Finals Most Valuable Player

*Jerry West - 1969
*Wilt Chamberlain - 1972
*Magic Johnson - 1980, 1982, 1987
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1985
*James Worthy - 1988
*Shaquille O'Neal - 2000, 2001, 2002

Basketball Hall of Famers

*33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
*22 Elgin Baylor
*13 Wilt Chamberlain
*25 Gail Goodrich
*42 Connie Hawkins
*32 Magic Johnson
*34 Clyde Lovellette
*22 Slater Martin
*11 Bob McAdoo
*99 George Mikan
*19 Vern Mikkelsen
*17 Jim Pollard
*42 James Worthy
*44 Jerry West
*Coach John Kundla
*Coach Bill Sharman
*Coach Phil Jackson
*Coach Pat Riley

Retired jerseys

*13 Wilt Chamberlain, C, 1968-1973
*22 Elgin Baylor, F, 1958-71 (including team's last season in Minneapolis)
*25 Gail Goodrich, G, 1965-68 & 1970-76
*32 Magic Johnson, G, 1979-91 & 1995-96; Head Coach 1994
*33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, C, 1975-89
*42 James Worthy, F, 1982-94
*44 Jerry West, G, 1960-74; Head Coach, 1976-79; General Manager, 1981-2002
*MIC Chick Hearn, Broadcaster, 1960-2002

Honored Minneapolis Lakers: Next to their retired numbers, the Lakers have hung a banner with the names of six Hall-of-Famers who were instrumental to the franchise's success during its days in Minneapolis:

* John Kundla, Coach, 1948-59
*99 George Mikan, C, 1948-56 (did not play in 1954-55)
*17 Jim Pollard, F, 1948-55
*19 Vern Mikkelsen, F, 1949-59
*22 Slater Martin, G, 1949-56
*34 Clyde Lovellette, F-C, 1953-57

22 was retired for Baylor, 34 has not been reissued since Shaquille O'Neal was traded, 17 is currently worn by Andrew Bynum and previously Rick Fox, and neither 19 nor 99 is currenlty being worn.

Coach of the Year

*Bill Sharman - 1972
*Pat Riley - 1990
*Del Harris - 1995

Defensive Player of the Year

*Michael Cooper - 1987

Executive of the Year

*Jerry West - 1995

Rookie of the Year

*Elgin Baylor - 1959

All-Rookie

First team:
*Bill Hewitt - 1969
*Dick Garrett - 1970
*Jim Price - 1973
*Brian Winters - 1975
*Norm Nixon - 1978
*Magic Johnson - 1980
*James Worthy - 1983
*Byron Scott - 1984
*Vlade Divac - 1990
*Eddie Jones - 1995

Second team (1989–present):
*Nick Van Exel - 1995
*Kobe Bryant - 1997
*Travis Knight - 1997

All-Star Rookie/Sophomore Challenge Game

* Nick Van Exel - 1994
* Eddie Jones - 1995*
* Kobe Bryant - 1997
* Derek Fisher - 1997
* Travis Knight - 1997
* Andrew Bynum - 2007
* Jordan Farmar - 2007, 2008* MVP

lam Dunk champion

*Kobe Bryant - 1997

Olympic team selection

*flagicon|USA Clyde Lovellette – 1952
*flagicon|USA Bob Boozer – 1960
*flagicon|USA Darrall Imhoff – 1960
*flagicon|USA Jerry West – 1960
*flagicon|USA Jim Barnes – 1964
*flagicon|USA Mel Counts – 1964
*flagicon|USA Walt Hazzard – 1964
*flagicon|USA Spencer Haywood – 1968
*flagicon|USA James King – 1968
*flagicon|USA Charlie Scott – 1968
*flagicon|USA Jim Brewer – 1972
*flagicon|USA Dwight Jones – 1972
*flagicon|USA Kenny Carr – 1976
*flagicon|USA Adrian Dantley – 1976
*flagicon|USA Mitch Kupchak – 1976
*flagicon|USA Sam Bowie – 1980 - DNC
*flagicon|USA Joe Kleine – 1984
*flagicon|USA Sam Perkins – 1984
*flagicon|Serbia Vlade Divacflagicon|Yugoslavia 1988
*flagicon|USA J.R. Reid – 1988
*flagicon|USA Mitch Richmond – 1988
*flagicon|USA Magic Johnson – 1992
*flagicon|USA Karl Malone – 1992
*flagicon|USA Shaquille O'Neal – 1996
*flagicon|USA Gary Payton – 1996
*flagicon|USA Lamar Odom – 2004
*flagicon|Serbia Vladimir Radmanovicflagicon|Serbia and Montenegro 2004 - 11th place
*flagicon|USA Kobe Bryant – 2008
*flagicon|Spain Pau Gasol - 2008

NBA regular season records set/tied by Los Angeles Lakers

Individual records

Team records

* Most consecutive games won – 33, 1971-11-051972-01-07
* Most consecutive games won, one season – 33, 1971-11-051972-01-07
* Highest winning percentage, road games, season – .816, 1971-72 (31-7) [ [http://www.nba.com/history/72lakers.html 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers] ]
* Most consecutive road games won – 16, 1971-11-061972-01-07
* Most consecutive overtime games, season – 3, 1991-11-011991-11-05
** shared with fifteen other teams
* Fewest opponent points, first half – 19, vs. L.A. Clippers, 1999-12-14
* Fewest opponent points, second quarter – 3, vs. L.A. Clippers, 1999-12-14
* Fewest opponent points, third quarter – 2, vs. Dallas, 1997-04-06
* Fewest points, overtime period – 0, vs. Detroit, 1989-12-01
** shared with seven other teams
* Most players, 2,000-or-more points, season – 2, 1964-65 (West 2,292; Baylor 2,009)
** shared with four other teams
* Most players, 40-or-more points, game – 2, at San Francisco, 1970-02-11 (Baylor 43, West 43)
** shared with eight other teams
* Highest field goal percentage, season – .545, 1984-85 (3,952/7,254)
* Lowest opponent field goal percentage, game – .229, vs. Mil. Hawks (at Buffalo, NY), 1954-11-06 (22/96)
* Lowest field goal percentage, both teams, game – .246, Mil. Hawks vs. Minneapolis (at Buffalo, NY), 1954-11-06 (48/195)
* Most field goals, both teams, one quarter – 40, Boston (23) vs. Minneapolis (17), 1959-02-27 (4th qtr.)
* Most field goal attempts, both teams, game – 291, Phil. Warriors (153) vs. L.A. Lakers (138), 1961-12-08 (3 OT)
* Most field goal attempts, both teams, one half – 153, Boston (80) vs. Minneapolis (73), 1959-02-27 (2nd half)
* Lowest three-point field goal percentage, season – .104, 1982-83 (10/96)
* Fewest three-point field goals per game, season – 0.12, 1982-83 (10/82)
** shared with Atlanta, 1980-81 (10/82)
* Most free throws made, both teams, one quarter – 41, Milwaukee (32) vs. L.A. Lakers (19), 2001-03-21
* Fewest free throw attempts, both teams, game – 12, L.A. Lakers (3) vs. SD Clippers (9), 1980-03-28
* Most rebounds, both teams, game – 188, Phil. Warriors (98) vs. L.A. Lakers (90), 1961-12-08 (3 OT)
* Fewest opponent defensive rebounds, game – 10, vs. Utah, 1990-04-01
* Fewest defensive rebounds, both teams, game – 31, Utah (10) at L.A. Lakers (21), 1990-04-01
* Most defensive rebounds, one half – 36, vs. Seattle, 1973-10-19
* Most assists per game, season – 31.4, 1984-85 (2,575/82)
* Fewest opponent assists, game – 3, vs. Boston (at Louisville, KY), 1956-11-28
** shared with three other teams
* Fewest assists, both teams, game – 10, Boston vs. Minneapolis (at Louisville, KY), 1956-11-28
* Fewest disqualifications per game, season – 0.02, 1988-89 (2/82)
* Most steals, both teams, game – 40, Golden State (24) vs. L.A. Lakers (16), 1975-01-21
** shared with two other pairs of teams
* Fewest steals, both teams, game – 2, L.A. Lakers (1) vs. Miami (1), 2006-01-16
** shared with three other pairs of teams
* Most steals, one quarter – 11, vs. Chicago, 1982-03-12; at Dallas, 1994-12-13
** shared with six other teams
* Fewest blocked shots, both teams, game – 0, L.A. Lakers vs. Houston, 1978-01-22
** shared with eleven other pairs of teams

NBA playoff records set/tied by Los Angeles Lakers

Franchise records for regular season

Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are accurate as at the end of the 2007–08 season.

Games played

Most games played

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1093

Most consecutive games played

# A.C. Green - 567

Minutes

Most minutes played

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 37,492

Most minutes played in a game

# Norm Nixon - 64

Most minutes played in a season

# Wilt Chamberlain - 3,669

Highest minutes per game

# Wilt Chamberlain - 43.7

Highest minutes per game in a season

# Wilt Chamberlain - 45.3

Points

Career points scored

# Jerry West - 25,192
# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 24,176
# Elgin Baylor - 23,149
# Kobe Bryant - 21,793
# Magic Johnson - 17,707
# James Worthy - 16,320
# Shaquille O’Neal - 13,895
# Gail Goodrich - 13,044
# Byron Scott - 12,780
# Jamaal Wilkes - 10,601

Most points scored in a game

# Kobe Bryant - 81
# Elgin Baylor - 71
# Wilt Chamberlain - 66
# Kobe Bryant - 65
# Elgin Baylor - 64

Most points scored in a season

# Kobe Bryant - 2,832

Highest points per game

# Elgin Baylor - 27.4

Highest points per game in a season

# Elgin Baylor - 38.3
# Kobe Bryant - 35.4
# Elgin Baylor - 34.8
# Elgin Baylor - 34.0
# Kobe Bryant - 31.6

Rebounds

Most rebounds

# Elgin Baylor - 11 463

Most defensive rebounds (since 1973-74)

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 7 785

Most offensive rebounds (since 1973-74)

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 2 494

Most rebounds in a game

# Wilt Chamberlain - 42

Most rebounds in a season

# Wilt Chamberlain - 1 719

Highest rebounds per game

# Wilt Chamberlain - 19.2

Highest rebounds per game in a season

# Wilt Chamberlain - 21.1

Assists

Most assists

# Magic Johnson - 10,141

Most assists in a game

# Magic Johnson - 24

Most assists in a season

# Magic Johnson - 989

Highest assists per game

# Magic Johnson - 11.2

Highest assists per game in a season

# Magic Johnson - 13.1

Blocks

Most blocks

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 2,694

Most blocks in a game

# Elmore Smith - 17

Most blocks in a season

# Elmore Smith - 393

Highest blocks per game

# Elmore Smith - 3.93

Highest blocks per game in a season

# Elmore Smith - 4.85

teals

Most steals

# Magic Johnson - 1,724

Most steals in a game

# Jerry West - 10

Most steals in a season

# Magic Johnson - 208

Highest steals per game

# Jerry West - 2.6

Highest steals per game in a season

# Magic Johnson - 3.43

Field goals

Most field goals made

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 9935

Most field goals made in a game

# Wilt Chamberlain - 29 -Feb. 9, 1969

Most field goals made in a season

# Elgin Baylor - 1029

Most field goals attempted

# Elgin Baylor - 20171

Most field goals attempted in a game

# Elgin Baylor - 55

Most field goals attempted in a season

# Elgin Baylor - 2273

Highest field goal percentage

# Wilt Chamberlain - .605

Highest field goal percentage in a season

# Wilt Chamberlain - .727

Highest field goal percentage in a game

# Wilt Chamberlain - 1.000

Three point field goals

Most three point field goals

# Kobe Bryant - 1086

Most three point field goals in a game

# Kobe Bryant - 12 (NBA record, 9 consecutive 3pt FG made)

Most three point field goals in a season

# Nick Van Exel - 183
# Kobe Bryant - 180

Most three point field goals attempted

# Kobe Bryant - 2777

Most three point field goals attempted in a game

# Kobe Bryant - 18

Most three point field goals attempted in a season

# Kobe Bryant - 518

Highest three point percentage

# Mike Penberthy - .396

Highest three point percentage in a season

# Sasha Vujacic - .437
# Byron Scott - .436

Free throws

Most free throws made

# Jerry West - 7160

Most free throws made in a game

# Kobe Bryant - 23

Most free throws made in a season

# Jerry West - 840
# Jerry West - 712
# Kobe Bryant - 696
# Elgin Baylor - 676
# Kobe Bryant - 667

Most free throws attempted

# Jerry West - 8801

Most free throws attempted in a game

# Shaquille O'Neal - 31

Most free throws attempted in a season

# Jerry West - 977
# Shaquille O'Neal - 972
# Jerry West - 926
# Elgin Baylor - 863
# Wilt Chamberlain - 857

Highest free throw percentage

# Cazzie Russell - .877

Highest free throw percentage in a season

# Magic Johnson - .911
# Magic Johnson - .906
# Byron Scott - .892
# Cazzie Russell - .892
# Sedale Threatt - .890
# Derek Fisher - 0.883

Turnovers

Lowest turnovers per game

#?

Lowest turnovers per game in a season

#?

Highest assist-to-turnover ratio

#?

Highest assist-to-turnover ratio in a season

#?

Most double doubles

# ?

Career triple doubles

# Magic Johnson - 138
# Kobe Bryant - 14
# Lamar Odom - 4
# Vlade Divac - 4
# Karl Malone - 1
# Gary Payton - 1
# Sam Perkins - 1

Franchise records for playoffs

Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are correct as at the end of the 2006–07 season.

Most points

# Jerry West - 4,457
# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 4,070
# Magic Johnson - 3,701
# Elgin Baylor - 3,623
# Kobe Bryant - 3,413
# Shaquille O'Neal - 3,383
# James Worthy - 3,022
# Byron Scott - 2,223
# George Mikan - 1,680
# Michael Cooper - 1,581

Most rebounds

# Wilt Chamberlain - 1,783
# Elgin Baylor - 1,725
# Shaquille O'Neal - 1,630
# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1,525
# Magic Johnson - 1,465
# A.C. Green - 858
# Jerry West - 855
# James Worthy - 747
# Kobe Bryant - 715
# George Mikan - 665

Most assists

# Magic Johnson - 2,346
# Jerry West - 973
# Michael Cooper - 703
# Kobe Bryant - 663
# Elgin Baylor - 541
# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 540
# Norm Nixon - 465
# James Worthy - 463
# Shaquille O'Neal - 360
# Byron Scott - 354

Most steals

# Magic Johnson - 358
# Byron Scott - 204
# Michael Cooper - 203
# Kobe Bryant - 186
# James Worthy - 177
# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 150
# Derek Fisher - 142
# Robert Horry - 120
# Norm Nixon - 89
# Jamaal Wilkes - 83

Most blocks

# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 399
# Shaquille O'Neal - 310
# Kobe Bryant - 101
# Michael Cooper - 96
# James Worthy - 96
# Elden Campbell - 90
# Robert Horry - 90
# Vlade Divac - 89
# Bob McAdoo - 84
# Mychal Thompson - 66

Other franchise records

In a game

Team (regular season)

* Largest margin of victory in a home game – 63 (Score: 162 - 99) March 19, 1972 vs. Golden State
* Largest margin of victory in a road game – 47 (Score: 138 - 91) November 12, 1966 @ Detroit
* Fewest points given up in a home game – 66
* Most points scored – 162
* Most points allowed – 173
* Most assists – 51
* Most rebounds – 107
* Most blocks – 21
* Most steals – 23
* Most field goals made – 69
* Most field goals attempted – 153
* Most three point field goals made – 19
* Most three point field goals attempted – 45
* Most free throws made – 52
* Most free throws attempted – 69
* Most turnovers - 43

Team (playoffs)

* Most points scored – 153
* Most points allowed – 148
* Most assists – 44
* Most rebounds – 81
* Most blocks – 14
* Most steals – 19
* Most field goals made – 67
* Most field goals attempted – 116
* Most three point field goals made – 12
* Most three point field goals attempted – 31
* Most free throws made – 49
* Most free throws attempted – 68
* Most turnovers - 28

References

;General
*cite book | title = 2007-08 Los Angeles Lakers Media Guide | publisher = NBA Properties, Inc
*cite book | title = 2007-08 Official NBA Guide | publisher = NBA Properties, Inc | isbn = 0-89204-854-9

;Specific

External links

* [http://www.nba.com/history/records/regular_points.html Points Record]
* [http://www.nba.com/history/records/regular_fieldgoals.html Field Goals Records]
* [http://www.nba.com/history/records/regular_rebounds.html Rebound Records]
* [http://www.nba.com/history/records/regular_assists.html Assists Records]
* [http://www.nba.com/history/records/regular_freethrows.html Free Throw Records]
* [http://www.lakersuniverse.com/lakers_records.htm Lakers Records]


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