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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.[1]

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Individual accomplishments

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All-NBA

First team:

Second team:

Third team (1989-Present):

All-NBA Defense

First team:

Second team:

All-Star

All-Star Most Valuable Player

NBA Most Valuable Player

NBA Finals Most Valuable Player

Basketball Hall of Famers

Retired jerseys

Lakers retired jerseys hanging in Staples Center.

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:

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 currently being worn.

Coach of the Year

Defensive Player of the Year

Executive of the Year

Rookie of the Year

All-Rookie

First team:

Second team (1989–present):

All-Star Rookie/Sophomore Challenge Game

* MVP

Slam Dunk champion

  • Kobe Bryant - 1997
  • All time 3 point Laker scorer
  • [ Rick Flores aka Wolfie]

Olympic team selection

NBA regular season records set/tied by Los Angeles Lakers

Individual records

Team records

  • Most consecutive games won – 33, 1971-11-05 – 1972-01-07
  • Most consecutive games won, one season – 33, 1971-11-05 – 1972-01-07
  • Highest winning percentage, road games, season – .816, 1971-72 (31-7)[2]
  • Most consecutive road games won – 16, 1971-11-06 – 1972-01-07
  • Most consecutive overtime games, season – 3, 1991-11-01 – 1991-11-05
    • 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)
  • 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

  • Most NBA Finals appearances - 30 times
  • Best postseason record - 15-1 (2001)

Franchise records for regular season

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

Career leaders

Category Name Years with Lakers Total
Games Abdul-Jabbar, KareemKareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 1,093
MP Abdul-Jabbar, KareemKareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 37,492
PTS Bryant, KobeKobe Bryant 1996–present 25,208
REB Baylor, ElginElgin Baylor 1958-1971 11,463
AST Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1979–1991, 1996 10,141
TO Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1979–1991, 1996 3,506
STL Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1979–1991, 1996 1,724
BLK Abdul-Jabbar, KareemKareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 2,694
FGM Abdul-Jabbar, KareemKareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 9,935
FG% Chamberlain, WiltWilt Chamberlain 1968–1973 .605
3PFGM Bryant, KobeKobe Bryant 1996–present 1,253
3P% Radmanović, VladimirVladimir Radmanović 2006–2009 .401
FTM West, JerryJerry West 1960–1974 7,160
FT% Vujačić, SashaSasha Vujačić 2004–present .882

Single-season leaders

Category Name NBA season Total
MP Chamberlain, WiltWilt Chamberlain 1968–69 3,669
PTS Bryant, KobeKobe Bryant 2005–06 2,832
REB Chamberlain, WiltWilt Chamberlain 1968–69 1,719
AST Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1990–91 989
TO Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1990–91 314
STL Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1981–82 208
BLK Smith, ElmoreElmore Smith 1973–74 393
FGM Baylor, ElginElgin Baylor 1962–63 1029
FG% Chamberlain, WiltWilt Chamberlain 1972–73 .727
3PFGM Van Exel, NickNick Van Exel 1995–96 183
3P% Radmanovic, VladimirVladimir Radmanovic 2008–09 .441
FTM West, JerryJerry West 1965–66 840
FT% Johnson, MagicMagic Johnson 1988–89 .911

Games played

Most consecutive games played

  1. A. C. Green - 567

Minutes

Most minutes played in a game

  1. Norm Nixon - 64

Highest minutes per game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 43.7

Highest minutes per game in a season

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 45.3

Points

Most points scored in a game

  1. Kobe Bryant - 81
  2. Elgin Baylor - 71
  3. Wilt Chamberlain - 66
  4. Kobe Bryant - 65
  5. Elgin Baylor - 64

Highest points per game

  1. Elgin Baylor - 27.4

Highest points per game in a season

  1. Elgin Baylor - 38.3
  2. Kobe Bryant - 35.4
  3. Elgin Baylor - 34.8
  4. Elgin Baylor - 34.0
  5. Kobe Bryant - 31.6

Rebounds

Most defensive rebounds (since 1973-74)

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 7 785

Most offensive rebounds (since 1973-74)

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 2 494

Most rebounds in a game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 42

Highest rebounds per game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 19.2

Highest rebounds per game in a season

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 21.1

Assists

Most assists in a game

  1. Magic Johnson - 24

Highest assists per game

  1. Magic Johnson - 11.2

Highest assists per game in a season

  1. Magic Johnson - 13.1

Blocks

Most blocks in a game

  1. Elmore Smith - 17

Highest blocks per game

  1. Elmore Smith - 3.93

Highest blocks per game in a season

  1. Elmore Smith - 4.85

Steals

Most steals in a game

  1. Jerry West - 10

Highest steals per game

  1. Jerry West - 2.6

Highest steals per game in a season

  1. Magic Johnson - 3.43

Field goals

Most field goals made in a game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 29 -Feb. 9, 1969

Highest field goal percentage in a game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 1.000

Three point field goals

Most three-point field goals in a game

  1. Kobe Bryant - 12 (NBA record, January 7, 2003 vs Seattle SuperSonics)
  2. Kobe Bryant - 9 (March 28, 2008 vs Memphis Grizzlies)
  3. Kobe Bryant - 9 (March 22, 2005 vs Utah Jazz)
  4. Kobe Bryant - 9 (March 28, 2003 vs Washington Wizards)
  5. Kobe Bryant - 8 (March 16, 2007 vs Portland Trail Blazers)

Free throws

Most free throws made in a game

  1. Kobe Bryant - 23

Turnovers

Lowest turnovers per game

  1. ?

Lowest turnovers per game in a season

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Highest assist-to-turnover ratio

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Highest assist-to-turnover ratio in a season

  1. ?

Most double doubles

  1.  ?

Career triple doubles

  1. Magic Johnson - 138
  2. Kobe Bryant - 16
  3. Lamar Odom - 4
  4. Vlade Divac - 4
  5. Karl Malone - 1
  6. Gary Payton - 1
  7. Sam Perkins - 1
  8. Pau Gasol - 1

Franchise records for playoffs

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

Most points

  1. Jerry West - 4,457
  2. Kobe Bryant - 4,351
  3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 4,070
  4. Magic Johnson - 3,701
  5. Elgin Baylor - 3,623
  6. Shaquille O'Neal - 3,383
  7. James Worthy - 3,022
  8. Byron Scott - 2,223
  9. George Mikan - 1,680
  10. Michael Cooper - 1,581

Most rebounds

  1. Wilt Chamberlain - 1,783
  2. Elgin Baylor - 1,725
  3. Shaquille O'Neal - 1,630
  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1,525
  5. Magic Johnson - 1,465
  6. Kobe Bryant - 883
  7. A. C. Green - 858
  8. Jerry West - 855
  9. James Worthy - 747
  10. George Mikan - 665

Most assists

  1. Magic Johnson - 2,346
  2. Jerry West - 973
  3. Kobe Bryant - 824
  4. Michael Cooper - 703
  5. Elgin Baylor - 541
  6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 540
  7. Norm Nixon - 465
  8. James Worthy - 463
  9. Shaquille O'Neal - 360
  10. Byron Scott - 354

Most steals

  1. Magic Johnson - 358
  2. Kobe Bryant - 245
  3. Byron Scott - 204
  4. Michael Cooper - 203
  5. James Worthy - 177
  6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 150
  7. Derek Fisher - 142
  8. Robert Horry - 120
  9. Norm Nixon - 89
  10. Jamaal Wilkes - 83

Most blocks

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 399
  2. Shaquille O'Neal - 310
  3. Kobe Bryant - 119
  4. Michael Cooper - 96
  5. James Worthy - 96
  6. Elden Campbell - 90
  7. Robert Horry - 90
  8. Vlade Divac - 89
  9. Pau Gasol - 85
  10. Bob McAdoo - 84

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
  • 2007-08 Los Angeles Lakers Media Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. 
  • 2007-08 Official NBA Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. ISBN 0-89204-854-9. 
Specific

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