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Los Angeles Lakers

1970-71 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-34
Finished 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division

Postseason: 5-7
Lost conference finals

Conference Semifinals - Defeated Chicago Bulls 4-3

Conference Finals - Lost to Milwaukee Bucks 4-1

Coach: Joe Mullaney (48-34)

1970-71 Statistics
1970-71 Game-by-Game Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 48 wins and 34 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-7. Joe Mullaney coached the team. The 1970-71 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the conference finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225Seattle
Wilt ChamberlainCAugust 21, 19367'1"250Kansas
Keith EricksonF-GApril 19, 19446'5"195UCLA
Gail GoodrichGApril 23, 19436'1"170UCLA
Happy HairstonFMay 31, 19426'7"225NYU
Fred HetzelF-CJuly 21, 19426'8"220Davidson
Earnie KillumGJune 11, 19486'3"180Stetson
Willie McCarterGJuly 26, 19466'3"170Drake
Jim McMillianFMarch 11, 19486'5"215Columbia
Pat RileyG-FMarch 20, 19456'4"202Kentucky
Rick RobersonC-FJuly 7, 19476'9"230Cincinnati
John TresvantF-CNovember 6, 19396'7"215Seattle
Jerry WestG-FMay 28, 19386'2"175West Virginia