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1969-70 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 46-36, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Mullaney (46-36)

PTS/G: 113.7 (12th of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.8 (2nd of 14)
SRS: 1.76 (5th of 14) ▪ Pace: 113.9 (13th of 14)
Off Rtg: 99.1 (8th of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.4 (4th of 14)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (5th of 14)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1970 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (3-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (0-4) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (3-4) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 11 Seattle University
13 Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 275 August 21, 1936 10 University of Kansas
31 Mel Counts C 7-0 230 October 16, 1941 5 Oregon State University
21 Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 January 31, 1939 8 Providence College
24 Keith Erickson SF 6-5 195 April 19, 1944 4 University of California, Los Angeles
20 Dick Garrett SG 6-3 185 January 31, 1947 R Southern Illinois University
52 Happy Hairston PF 6-7 225 May 31, 1942 5 New York University
30 Bill Hewitt PF 6-7 210 August 8, 1944 1 University of Southern California
33 Mike Lynn SF 6-7 215 November 25, 1945 R University of California, Los Angeles
15 Willie McCarter SG 6-3 175 July 26, 1946 R Drake University
35 Rick Roberson C 6-9 231 July 7, 1947 R University of Cincinnati
14 John Tresvant PF 6-7 215 November 6, 1939 5 Seattle University
44 Jerry West PG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 9 West Virginia University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19830 3668 7952 .461 3668 7952 .461 1991 2641 .754 4154 2030 1896 9327
Team/G 241.8 44.7 97.0 .461 44.7 97.0 .461 24.3 32.2 .754 50.7 24.8 23.1 113.7
Lg Rank 5 10 11 8 10 11 8 12 12 6 12 9 2 12
Year/Year -0.4% 2.6% 4.4% -0.008 2.6% 4.4% -0.008 -3.2% -16.5% +0.104 -12.5% -1.8% 6.9% 1.3%
Opponent 82 19830 9164
Opponent/G 241.8 111.8
Lg Rank 5 2
Year/Year -0.4% 3.4%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 46 36 1.99 -0.23 1.76 99.1 97.4 113.9 .332 .461 .250 The Forum
Lg Rank 5 5 5 12 5 8 4 13 8 8 9

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jerry West 31 74 3106 831 1673 .497 831 1673 .497 647 785 .824 338 554 160 2309
2 Dick Garrett 23 73 2318 354 816 .434 354 816 .434 138 162 .852 235 180 236 846
3 Elgin Baylor 35 54 2213 511 1051 .486 511 1051 .486 276 357 .773 559 292 132 1298
4 Mel Counts 28 81 2193 434 1017 .427 434 1017 .427 156 201 .776 683 160 304 1024
5 Happy Hairston 27 55 2145 426 870 .490 426 870 .490 281 350 .803 687 110 194 1133
6 Rick Roberson 22 74 2005 262 586 .447 262 586 .447 120 212 .566 672 92 256 644
7 Keith Erickson 25 68 1755 258 563 .458 258 563 .458 91 122 .746 304 209 175 607
8 Johnny Egan 31 72 1627 215 491 .438 215 491 .438 99 121 .818 104 216 171 529
9 Willie McCarter 23 40 861 132 349 .378 132 349 .378 43 60 .717 83 93 71 307
10 Wilt Chamberlain 33 12 505 129 227 .568 129 227 .568 70 157 .446 221 49 31 328
11 Bill Hewitt 25 20 478 25 88 .284 25 88 .284 16 31 .516 141 28 39 66
12 Mike Lynn 24 44 403 44 133 .331 44 133 .331 31 48 .646 64 30 87 119
13 John Tresvant 30 20 221 47 88 .534 47 88 .534 23 35 .657 63 17 40 117

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Wilt Chamberlain 33 12 42.1 10.8 18.9 .568 10.8 18.9 .568 5.8 13.1 .446 18.4 4.1 2.6 27.3
2 Jerry West 31 74 42.0 11.2 22.6 .497 11.2 22.6 .497 8.7 10.6 .824 4.6 7.5 2.2 31.2
3 Elgin Baylor 35 54 41.0 9.5 19.5 .486 9.5 19.5 .486 5.1 6.6 .773 10.4 5.4 2.4 24.0
4 Happy Hairston 27 55 39.0 7.7 15.8 .490 7.7 15.8 .490 5.1 6.4 .803 12.5 2.0 3.5 20.6
5 Dick Garrett 23 73 31.8 4.8 11.2 .434 4.8 11.2 .434 1.9 2.2 .852 3.2 2.5 3.2 11.6
6 Mel Counts 28 81 27.1 5.4 12.6 .427 5.4 12.6 .427 1.9 2.5 .776 8.4 2.0 3.8 12.6
7 Rick Roberson 22 74 27.1 3.5 7.9 .447 3.5 7.9 .447 1.6 2.9 .566 9.1 1.2 3.5 8.7
8 Keith Erickson 25 68 25.8 3.8 8.3 .458 3.8 8.3 .458 1.3 1.8 .746 4.5 3.1 2.6 8.9
9 Bill Hewitt 25 20 23.9 1.3 4.4 .284 1.3 4.4 .284 0.8 1.6 .516 7.1 1.4 2.0 3.3
10 Johnny Egan 31 72 22.6 3.0 6.8 .438 3.0 6.8 .438 1.4 1.7 .818 1.4 3.0 2.4 7.3
11 Willie McCarter 23 40 21.5 3.3 8.7 .378 3.3 8.7 .378 1.1 1.5 .717 2.1 2.3 1.8 7.7
12 John Tresvant 30 20 11.1 2.4 4.4 .534 2.4 4.4 .534 1.2 1.8 .657 3.2 0.9 2.0 5.9
13 Mike Lynn 24 44 9.2 1.0 3.0 .331 1.0 3.0 .331 0.7 1.1 .646 1.5 0.7 2.0 2.7

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jerry West 31 74 3106 9.6 19.4 .497 9.6 19.4 .497 7.5 9.1 .824 3.9 6.4 1.9 26.8
2 Dick Garrett 23 73 2318 5.5 12.7 .434 5.5 12.7 .434 2.1 2.5 .852 3.6 2.8 3.7 13.1
3 Elgin Baylor 35 54 2213 8.3 17.1 .486 8.3 17.1 .486 4.5 5.8 .773 9.1 4.8 2.1 21.1
4 Mel Counts 28 81 2193 7.1 16.7 .427 7.1 16.7 .427 2.6 3.3 .776 11.2 2.6 5.0 16.8
5 Happy Hairston 27 55 2145 7.1 14.6 .490 7.1 14.6 .490 4.7 5.9 .803 11.5 1.8 3.3 19.0
6 Rick Roberson 22 74 2005 4.7 10.5 .447 4.7 10.5 .447 2.2 3.8 .566 12.1 1.7 4.6 11.6
7 Keith Erickson 25 68 1755 5.3 11.5 .458 5.3 11.5 .458 1.9 2.5 .746 6.2 4.3 3.6 12.5
8 Johnny Egan 31 72 1627 4.8 10.9 .438 4.8 10.9 .438 2.2 2.7 .818 2.3 4.8 3.8 11.7
9 Willie McCarter 23 40 861 5.5 14.6 .378 5.5 14.6 .378 1.8 2.5 .717 3.5 3.9 3.0 12.8
10 Wilt Chamberlain 33 12 505 9.2 16.2 .568 9.2 16.2 .568 5.0 11.2 .446 15.8 3.5 2.2 23.4
11 Bill Hewitt 25 20 478 1.9 6.6 .284 1.9 6.6 .284 1.2 2.3 .516 10.6 2.1 2.9 5.0
12 Mike Lynn 24 44 403 3.9 11.9 .331 3.9 11.9 .331 2.8 4.3 .646 5.7 2.7 7.8 10.6
13 John Tresvant 30 20 221 7.7 14.3 .534 7.7 14.3 .534 3.7 5.7 .657 10.3 2.8 6.5 19.1

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jerry West 31 74 3106 .497 .497 .824
2 Dick Garrett 23 73 2318 .434 .434 .852
3 Elgin Baylor 35 54 2213 .486 .486 .773
4 Mel Counts 28 81 2193 .427 .427 .776
5 Happy Hairston 27 55 2145 .490 .490 .803
6 Rick Roberson 22 74 2005 .447 .447 .566
7 Keith Erickson 25 68 1755 .458 .458 .746
8 Johnny Egan 31 72 1627 .438 .438 .818
9 Willie McCarter 23 40 861 .378 .378 .717
10 Wilt Chamberlain 33 12 505 .568 .568 .446
11 Bill Hewitt 25 20 478 .284 .284 .516
12 Mike Lynn 24 44 403 .331 .331 .646
13 John Tresvant 30 20 221 .534 .534 .657

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Jerry West 31 74 3106 24.6 .572 .497 .469 27.1 11.5 3.7 15.2 .234
2 Dick Garrett 23 73 2318 9.4 .477 .434 .199 10.1 0.3 2.0 2.3 .047
3 Elgin Baylor 35 54 2213 20.8 .537 .486 .340 19.0 4.5 3.3 7.8 .168
4 Mel Counts 28 81 2193 13.9 .463 .427 .198 10.0 -0.5 3.2 2.7 .060
5 Happy Hairston 27 55 2145 18.3 .553 .490 .402 7.1 4.6 3.1 7.7 .172
6 Rick Roberson 22 74 2005 11.2 .474 .447 .362 5.8 0.1 2.9 3.0 .072
7 Keith Erickson 25 68 1755 11.8 .492 .458 .217 15.3 0.8 2.1 2.9 .079
8 Johnny Egan 31 72 1627 9.6 .486 .438 .246 16.7 0.6 1.5 2.0 .060
9 Willie McCarter 23 40 861 8.4 .409 .378 .172 14.0 -1.3 0.8 -0.5 -0.025
10 Wilt Chamberlain 33 12 505 24.8 .554 .568 .692 14.5 1.4 1.0 2.3 .221
11 Bill Hewitt 25 20 478 6.1 .325 .284 .352 6.7 -0.8 0.7 -0.2 -0.015
12 Mike Lynn 24 44 403 4.7 .386 .331 .361 9.1 -0.7 0.4 -0.3 -0.036
13 John Tresvant 30 20 221 17.0 .566 .534 .398 10.8 0.5 0.3 0.9 .185

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Wilt Chamberlain 33 18 851 158 288 .549 158 288 .549 82 202 .406 399 81 42 398
2 Jerry West 31 18 830 196 418 .469 196 418 .469 170 212 .802 66 151 55 562
3 Elgin Baylor 35 18 667 138 296 .466 138 296 .466 60 81 .741 173 83 50 336
4 Dick Garrett 23 18 595 101 198 .510 101 198 .510 28 32 .875 52 39 68 230
5 Keith Erickson 25 17 553 71 153 .464 71 153 .464 27 35 .771 77 74 44 169
6 Happy Hairston 27 16 296 47 108 .435 47 108 .435 24 35 .686 76 20 31 118
7 Mel Counts 28 14 212 37 88 .420 37 88 .420 11 13 .846 74 16 48 85
8 Johnny Egan 31 16 162 23 43 .535 23 43 .535 10 11 .909 5 22 20 56
9 John Tresvant 30 11 148 23 51 .451 23 51 .451 19 23 .826 38 16 22 65
10 Rick Roberson 22 9 61 8 18 .444 8 18 .444 6 10 .600 16 0 13 22
11 Willie McCarter 23 5 14 3 7 .429 3 7 .429 1 1 1.000 3 3 2 7
12 Mike Lynn 24 3 6 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 0 0 2 1 1 4

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Wilt Chamberlain 33 18 47.3 8.8 16.0 .549 8.8 16.0 .549 4.6 11.2 .406 22.2 4.5 2.3 22.1
2 Jerry West 31 18 46.1 10.9 23.2 .469 10.9 23.2 .469 9.4 11.8 .802 3.7 8.4 3.1 31.2
3 Elgin Baylor 35 18 37.1 7.7 16.4 .466 7.7 16.4 .466 3.3 4.5 .741 9.6 4.6 2.8 18.7
4 Dick Garrett 23 18 33.1 5.6 11.0 .510 5.6 11.0 .510 1.6 1.8 .875 2.9 2.2 3.8 12.8
5 Keith Erickson 25 17 32.5 4.2 9.0 .464 4.2 9.0 .464 1.6 2.1 .771 4.5 4.4 2.6 9.9
6 Happy Hairston 27 16 18.5 2.9 6.8 .435 2.9 6.8 .435 1.5 2.2 .686 4.8 1.3 1.9 7.4
7 Mel Counts 28 14 15.1 2.6 6.3 .420 2.6 6.3 .420 0.8 0.9 .846 5.3 1.1 3.4 6.1
8 John Tresvant 30 11 13.5 2.1 4.6 .451 2.1 4.6 .451 1.7 2.1 .826 3.5 1.5 2.0 5.9
9 Johnny Egan 31 16 10.1 1.4 2.7 .535 1.4 2.7 .535 0.6 0.7 .909 0.3 1.4 1.3 3.5
10 Rick Roberson 22 9 6.8 0.9 2.0 .444 0.9 2.0 .444 0.7 1.1 .600 1.8 0.0 1.4 2.4
11 Willie McCarter 23 5 2.8 0.6 1.4 .429 0.6 1.4 .429 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.6 0.6 0.4 1.4
12 Mike Lynn 24 3 2.0 0.7 1.0 .667 0.7 1.0 .667 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.3

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Wilt Chamberlain 33 18 851 6.7 12.2 .549 6.7 12.2 .549 3.5 8.5 .406 16.9 3.4 1.8 16.8
2 Jerry West 31 18 830 8.5 18.1 .469 8.5 18.1 .469 7.4 9.2 .802 2.9 6.5 2.4 24.4
3 Elgin Baylor 35 18 667 7.4 16.0 .466 7.4 16.0 .466 3.2 4.4 .741 9.3 4.5 2.7 18.1
4 Dick Garrett 23 18 595 6.1 12.0 .510 6.1 12.0 .510 1.7 1.9 .875 3.1 2.4 4.1 13.9
5 Keith Erickson 25 17 553 4.6 10.0 .464 4.6 10.0 .464 1.8 2.3 .771 5.0 4.8 2.9 11.0
6 Happy Hairston 27 16 296 5.7 13.1 .435 5.7 13.1 .435 2.9 4.3 .686 9.2 2.4 3.8 14.4
7 Mel Counts 28 14 212 6.3 14.9 .420 6.3 14.9 .420 1.9 2.2 .846 12.6 2.7 8.2 14.4
8 Johnny Egan 31 16 162 5.1 9.6 .535 5.1 9.6 .535 2.2 2.4 .909 1.1 4.9 4.4 12.4
9 John Tresvant 30 11 148 5.6 12.4 .451 5.6 12.4 .451 4.6 5.6 .826 9.2 3.9 5.4 15.8
10 Rick Roberson 22 9 61 4.7 10.6 .444 4.7 10.6 .444 3.5 5.9 .600 9.4 0.0 7.7 13.0
11 Willie McCarter 23 5 14 7.7 18.0 .429 7.7 18.0 .429 2.6 2.6 1.000 7.7 7.7 5.1 18.0
12 Mike Lynn 24 3 6 12.0 18.0 .667 12.0 18.0 .667 0.0 0.0 12.0 6.0 6.0 24.0

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Wilt Chamberlain 33 18 851 .549 .549 .406
2 Jerry West 31 18 830 .469 .469 .802
3 Elgin Baylor 35 18 667 .466 .466 .741
4 Dick Garrett 23 18 595 .510 .510 .875
5 Keith Erickson 25 17 553 .464 .464 .771
6 Happy Hairston 27 16 296 .435 .435 .686
7 Mel Counts 28 14 212 .420 .420 .846
8 Johnny Egan 31 16 162 .535 .535 .909
9 John Tresvant 30 11 148 .451 .451 .826
10 Rick Roberson 22 9 61 .444 .444 .600
11 Willie McCarter 23 5 14 .429 .429 1.000
12 Mike Lynn 24 3 6 .667 .667

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Wilt Chamberlain 33 18 851 20.3 .528 .549 .701 13.0 1.4 1.0 2.5 .140
2 Jerry West 31 18 830 21.1 .550 .469 .507 26.7 2.6 0.6 3.2 .184
3 Elgin Baylor 35 18 667 17.4 .507 .466 .274 17.5 0.9 0.6 1.5 .107
4 Dick Garrett 23 18 595 10.3 .542 .510 .162 8.8 1.0 0.3 1.2 .101
5 Keith Erickson 25 17 553 11.3 .502 .464 .229 16.9 0.4 0.4 0.8 .071
6 Happy Hairston 27 16 296 12.3 .478 .435 .324 8.9 0.1 0.2 0.4 .058
7 Mel Counts 28 14 212 11.7 .453 .420 .148 10.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 .039
8 Johnny Egan 31 16 162 11.0 .585 .535 .256 17.5 0.3 0.1 0.4 .127
9 John Tresvant 30 11 148 15.1 .532 .451 .451 14.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 .123
10 Rick Roberson 22 9 61 8.4 .491 .444 .556 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 .060
11 Willie McCarter 23 5 14 16.9 .470 .429 .143 30.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 .068
12 Mike Lynn 24 3 6 26.4 .667 .667 .000 28.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 .329