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Los Angeles Lakers

1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 57-25
Finished 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division

Postseason: 12-2
Won NBA championship

Conference Semifinals - Defeated Phoenix Suns 4-0

Conference Finals - Defeated San Antonio Spurs 4-0

Finals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-2

Coach: Paul Westhead (7-4)

Coach: Pat Riley (50-21)

1981-82 Statistics
1981-82 Game-by-Game Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 57 wins and 25 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 12-2. Paul Westhead and Pat Riley coached the team. The 1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Kareem Abdul-JabbarCApril 16, 19477'1"225UCLA
Jim BrewerF-CDecember 3, 19516'9"210Minnesota
Michael CooperG-FApril 15, 19566'5"170New Mexico
Clay JohnsonGJuly 18, 19566'4"175Missouri
Earvin JohnsonG-FAugust 14, 19596'8"215Michigan State
Eddie JordanGJanuary 29, 19556'1"170Rutgers
Mitch KupchakF-CMay 24, 19546'9"230North Carolina
Mark LandsbergerF-CMay 21, 19556'8"215Arizona State
Bob McAdooC-FSeptember 25, 19516'9"210North Carolina
Mike McGeeG-FJuly 29, 19596'5"190Michigan
Kevin McKennaG-FJanuary 8, 19596'5"195Creighton
Norm NixonGOctober 11, 19556'2"170Duquesne
Kurt RambisFFebruary 25, 19586'8"213Santa Clara
Jamaal WilkesF-GMay 2, 19536'6"190UCLA