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1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 60-22, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Sharman (60-22)

PTS/G: 111.7 (4th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.2 (5th of 17)
SRS: 8.15 (1st of 17) ▪ Pace: 112.0 (7th of 17)
Off Rtg: 99.4 (2nd of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.8 (3rd of 17)
Expected W-L: 62-20 (2nd of 17)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1973 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-1) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (4-1) versus Golden State Warriors  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-3) versus Chicago Bulls  (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
32-35 Bill Bridges PF 6-6 228 April 4, 1939 10 University of Kansas
30 Roger Brown C 6-11 225 February 23, 1950 R University of Kansas
13 Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 275 August 21, 1936 13 University of Kansas
31 Mel Counts C 7-0 230 October 16, 1941 8 Oregon State University
14 Leroy Ellis C 6-10 210 March 10, 1940 10 St. John's University
24 Keith Erickson SF 6-5 195 April 19, 1944 7 University of California, Los Angeles
25 Gail Goodrich SG 6-1 170 April 23, 1943 7 University of California, Los Angeles
33 Travis Grant SF 6-7 215 January 1, 1950 R Kentucky State University
52 Happy Hairston PF 6-7 225 May 31, 1942 8 New York University
5 Jim McMillian SF 6-5 215 March 11, 1948 2 Columbia University
15 Jim Price PG 6-3 195 November 27, 1949 R University of Louisville
12 Pat Riley SG 6-4 205 March 20, 1945 5 University of Kentucky
21 Flynn Robinson SG 6-1 185 April 28, 1941 6 University of Wyoming
31 John Trapp SF 6-7 210 October 2, 1945 4 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
30 Bill Turner PF 6-7 220 February 18, 1944 5 University of Akron
44 Jerry West PG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 12 West Virginia University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 82 19755 3740 7819 .478 3740 7819 .478 1679 2264 .742 4562 2302 1636 9159 111.7
Lg Rank 7 4 13 2 5 4 14 2 2 17 4 4
Opponent 82 19755 3646 8409 .434 3646 8409 .434 1167 1583 .737 4101 1963 1941 8459 103.2
Lg Rank 7 8 17 2 1 1 1 7 7 14 5 5

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 62 20 8.54 -0.36 8.16 99.4 91.8 112.0 .290 .478 .215 .434 .139 The Forum
Lg Rank 2 2 1 13 1 2 3 7 4 2 4 2 1

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 36 82 3542 426 586 .727 426 586 .727 232 455 .510 1526 365 191 1084
2 Jim McMillian 24 81 2953 655 1431 .458 655 1431 .458 223 264 .845 447 221 176 1533
3 Gail Goodrich 29 76 2697 750 1615 .464 750 1615 .464 314 374 .840 263 332 193 1814
4 Bill Bridges 33 72 2491 286 597 .479 286 597 .479 133 190 .700 782 196 261 705
5 Jerry West 34 69 2460 618 1291 .479 618 1291 .479 339 421 .805 289 607 138 1575
6 Keith Erickson 28 76 1920 299 696 .430 299 696 .430 89 110 .809 337 242 190 687
7 Happy Hairston 30 28 939 158 328 .482 158 328 .482 140 178 .787 370 68 77 456
8 Jim Price 23 59 828 158 359 .440 158 359 .440 60 73 .822 115 97 119 376
9 Pat Riley 27 55 801 167 390 .428 167 390 .428 65 82 .793 65 81 126 399
10 Mel Counts 31 59 611 127 278 .457 127 278 .457 39 58 .672 237 62 98 293
11 Leroy Ellis 32 10 156 11 40 .275 11 40 .275 4 5 .800 33 3 13 26
12 Travis Grant 23 33 153 51 116 .440 51 116 .440 23 26 .885 52 7 19 125
13 Bill Turner 28 19 117 17 52 .327 17 52 .327 4 7 .571 25 11 13 38
14 Flynn Robinson 31 6 47 14 28 .500 14 28 .500 6 8 .750 7 8 11 34
15 John Trapp 27 5 35 3 12 .250 3 12 .250 7 10 .700 14 2 10 13
16 Roger Brown 22 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .333 0 0 1 1

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 36 82 43.2 5.2 7.1 .727 5.2 7.1 .727 2.8 5.5 .510 18.6 4.5 2.3 13.2
2 Jim McMillian 24 81 36.5 8.1 17.7 .458 8.1 17.7 .458 2.8 3.3 .845 5.5 2.7 2.2 18.9
3 Jerry West 34 69 35.7 9.0 18.7 .479 9.0 18.7 .479 4.9 6.1 .805 4.2 8.8 2.0 22.8
4 Gail Goodrich 29 76 35.5 9.9 21.3 .464 9.9 21.3 .464 4.1 4.9 .840 3.5 4.4 2.5 23.9
5 Bill Bridges 33 72 34.6 4.0 8.3 .479 4.0 8.3 .479 1.8 2.6 .700 10.9 2.7 3.6 9.8
6 Happy Hairston 30 28 33.5 5.6 11.7 .482 5.6 11.7 .482 5.0 6.4 .787 13.2 2.4 2.8 16.3
7 Keith Erickson 28 76 25.3 3.9 9.2 .430 3.9 9.2 .430 1.2 1.4 .809 4.4 3.2 2.5 9.0
8 Leroy Ellis 32 10 15.6 1.1 4.0 .275 1.1 4.0 .275 0.4 0.5 .800 3.3 0.3 1.3 2.6
9 Pat Riley 27 55 14.6 3.0 7.1 .428 3.0 7.1 .428 1.2 1.5 .793 1.2 1.5 2.3 7.3
10 Jim Price 23 59 14.0 2.7 6.1 .440 2.7 6.1 .440 1.0 1.2 .822 1.9 1.6 2.0 6.4
11 Mel Counts 31 59 10.4 2.2 4.7 .457 2.2 4.7 .457 0.7 1.0 .672 4.0 1.1 1.7 5.0
12 Flynn Robinson 31 6 7.8 2.3 4.7 .500 2.3 4.7 .500 1.0 1.3 .750 1.2 1.3 1.8 5.7
13 John Trapp 27 5 7.0 0.6 2.4 .250 0.6 2.4 .250 1.4 2.0 .700 2.8 0.4 2.0 2.6
14 Bill Turner 28 19 6.2 0.9 2.7 .327 0.9 2.7 .327 0.2 0.4 .571 1.3 0.6 0.7 2.0
15 Roger Brown 22 1 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 .333 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
16 Travis Grant 23 33 4.6 1.5 3.5 .440 1.5 3.5 .440 0.7 0.8 .885 1.6 0.2 0.6 3.8

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 36 82 3542 4.3 6.0 .727 4.3 6.0 .727 2.4 4.6 .510 15.5 3.7 1.9 11.0
2 Jim McMillian 24 81 2953 8.0 17.4 .458 8.0 17.4 .458 2.7 3.2 .845 5.4 2.7 2.1 18.7
3 Gail Goodrich 29 76 2697 10.0 21.6 .464 10.0 21.6 .464 4.2 5.0 .840 3.5 4.4 2.6 24.2
4 Bill Bridges 33 72 2491 4.1 8.6 .479 4.1 8.6 .479 1.9 2.7 .700 11.3 2.8 3.8 10.2
5 Jerry West 34 69 2460 9.0 18.9 .479 9.0 18.9 .479 5.0 6.2 .805 4.2 8.9 2.0 23.0
6 Keith Erickson 28 76 1920 5.6 13.1 .430 5.6 13.1 .430 1.7 2.1 .809 6.3 4.5 3.6 12.9
7 Happy Hairston 30 28 939 6.1 12.6 .482 6.1 12.6 .482 5.4 6.8 .787 14.2 2.6 3.0 17.5
8 Jim Price 23 59 828 6.9 15.6 .440 6.9 15.6 .440 2.6 3.2 .822 5.0 4.2 5.2 16.3
9 Pat Riley 27 55 801 7.5 17.5 .428 7.5 17.5 .428 2.9 3.7 .793 2.9 3.6 5.7 17.9
10 Mel Counts 31 59 611 7.5 16.4 .457 7.5 16.4 .457 2.3 3.4 .672 14.0 3.7 5.8 17.3
11 Leroy Ellis 32 10 156 2.5 9.2 .275 2.5 9.2 .275 0.9 1.2 .800 7.6 0.7 3.0 6.0
12 Travis Grant 23 33 153 12.0 27.3 .440 12.0 27.3 .440 5.4 6.1 .885 12.2 1.6 4.5 29.4
13 Bill Turner 28 19 117 5.2 16.0 .327 5.2 16.0 .327 1.2 2.2 .571 7.7 3.4 4.0 11.7
14 Flynn Robinson 31 6 47 10.7 21.4 .500 10.7 21.4 .500 4.6 6.1 .750 5.4 6.1 8.4 26.0
15 John Trapp 27 5 35 3.1 12.3 .250 3.1 12.3 .250 7.2 10.3 .700 14.4 2.1 10.3 13.4
16 Roger Brown 22 1 5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 21.6 .333 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2

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 36 82 3542 19.1 .689 .727 .776 19.6 12.5 10.7 7.5 18.2 .247
2 Jim McMillian 24 81 2953 14.8 .495 .458 .184 6.9 10.3 3.1 3.3 6.4 .104
3 Gail Goodrich 29 76 2697 18.8 .510 .464 .232 4.4 18.4 5.2 3.0 8.1 .145
4 Bill Bridges 33 72 2491 12.7 .518 .479 .318 14.3 9.5 2.4 4.1 6.5 .126
5 Jerry West 34 69 2460 23.2 .533 .479 .326 5.4 35.5 6.7 3.8 10.6 .206
6 Keith Erickson 28 76 1920 12.0 .461 .430 .158 8.0 15.9 0.2 2.6 2.8 .070
7 Happy Hairston 30 28 939 20.0 .561 .482 .543 18.0 9.3 2.4 1.8 4.2 .214
8 Jim Price 23 59 828 12.7 .481 .440 .203 6.3 15.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 .088
9 Pat Riley 27 55 801 11.3 .468 .428 .210 3.7 13.7 0.2 0.8 1.0 .060
10 Mel Counts 31 59 611 17.1 .483 .457 .209 17.7 13.7 0.4 1.2 1.6 .127
11 Leroy Ellis 32 10 156 3.4 .308 .275 .125 9.6 2.2 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.061
12 Travis Grant 23 33 153 22.3 .490 .440 .224 15.5 7.5 0.2 0.3 0.5 .144
13 Bill Turner 28 19 117 7.2 .345 .327 .135 9.7 11.7 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.082
14 Flynn Robinson 31 6 47 20.8 .539 .500 .286 6.8 26.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 .219
15 John Trapp 27 5 35 9.5 .396 .250 .833 18.2 6.6 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .009
16 Roger Brown 22 1 5 -1.7 .379 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.040

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 36 17 801 64 116 .552 64 116 .552 49 98 .500 383 60 48 177
2 Jerry West 34 17 638 151 336 .449 151 336 .449 99 127 .780 76 132 49 401
3 Jim McMillian 24 17 630 143 307 .466 143 307 .466 55 75 .733 82 37 41 341
4 Gail Goodrich 29 17 604 139 310 .448 139 310 .448 62 79 .785 61 67 53 340
5 Bill Bridges 33 17 582 57 136 .419 57 136 .419 38 49 .776 158 29 68 152
6 Keith Erickson 28 17 404 66 147 .449 66 147 .449 15 22 .682 59 30 52 147
7 Mel Counts 31 17 327 61 133 .459 61 133 .459 32 41 .780 104 28 51 154
8 Pat Riley 27 7 53 9 27 .333 9 27 .333 0 0 5 7 10 18
9 Happy Hairston 30 3 26 1 9 .111 1 9 .111 6 8 .750 4 1 2 8
10 Jim Price 23 3 16 3 11 .273 3 11 .273 0 0 4 2 2 6
11 Bill Turner 28 2 13 2 5 .400 2 5 .400 2 2 1.000 2 0 1 6
12 Travis Grant 23 2 11 4 6 .667 4 6 .667 0 0 4 0 1 8

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 36 17 47.1 3.8 6.8 .552 3.8 6.8 .552 2.9 5.8 .500 22.5 3.5 2.8 10.4
2 Jerry West 34 17 37.5 8.9 19.8 .449 8.9 19.8 .449 5.8 7.5 .780 4.5 7.8 2.9 23.6
3 Jim McMillian 24 17 37.1 8.4 18.1 .466 8.4 18.1 .466 3.2 4.4 .733 4.8 2.2 2.4 20.1
4 Gail Goodrich 29 17 35.5 8.2 18.2 .448 8.2 18.2 .448 3.6 4.6 .785 3.6 3.9 3.1 20.0
5 Bill Bridges 33 17 34.2 3.4 8.0 .419 3.4 8.0 .419 2.2 2.9 .776 9.3 1.7 4.0 8.9
6 Keith Erickson 28 17 23.8 3.9 8.6 .449 3.9 8.6 .449 0.9 1.3 .682 3.5 1.8 3.1 8.6
7 Mel Counts 31 17 19.2 3.6 7.8 .459 3.6 7.8 .459 1.9 2.4 .780 6.1 1.6 3.0 9.1
8 Happy Hairston 30 3 8.7 0.3 3.0 .111 0.3 3.0 .111 2.0 2.7 .750 1.3 0.3 0.7 2.7
9 Pat Riley 27 7 7.6 1.3 3.9 .333 1.3 3.9 .333 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.0 1.4 2.6
10 Bill Turner 28 2 6.5 1.0 2.5 .400 1.0 2.5 .400 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 0.0 0.5 3.0
11 Travis Grant 23 2 5.5 2.0 3.0 .667 2.0 3.0 .667 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.5 4.0
12 Jim Price 23 3 5.3 1.0 3.7 .273 1.0 3.7 .273 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.7 0.7 2.0

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 36 17 801 2.9 5.2 .552 2.9 5.2 .552 2.2 4.4 .500 17.2 2.7 2.2 8.0
2 Jerry West 34 17 638 8.5 19.0 .449 8.5 19.0 .449 5.6 7.2 .780 4.3 7.4 2.8 22.6
3 Jim McMillian 24 17 630 8.2 17.5 .466 8.2 17.5 .466 3.1 4.3 .733 4.7 2.1 2.3 19.5
4 Gail Goodrich 29 17 604 8.3 18.5 .448 8.3 18.5 .448 3.7 4.7 .785 3.6 4.0 3.2 20.3
5 Bill Bridges 33 17 582 3.5 8.4 .419 3.5 8.4 .419 2.4 3.0 .776 9.8 1.8 4.2 9.4
6 Keith Erickson 28 17 404 5.9 13.1 .449 5.9 13.1 .449 1.3 2.0 .682 5.3 2.7 4.6 13.1
7 Mel Counts 31 17 327 6.7 14.6 .459 6.7 14.6 .459 3.5 4.5 .780 11.4 3.1 5.6 17.0
8 Pat Riley 27 7 53 6.1 18.3 .333 6.1 18.3 .333 0.0 0.0 3.4 4.8 6.8 12.2
9 Happy Hairston 30 3 26 1.4 12.5 .111 1.4 12.5 .111 8.3 11.1 .750 5.5 1.4 2.8 11.1
10 Jim Price 23 3 16 6.8 24.8 .273 6.8 24.8 .273 0.0 0.0 9.0 4.5 4.5 13.5
11 Bill Turner 28 2 13 5.5 13.8 .400 5.5 13.8 .400 5.5 5.5 1.000 5.5 0.0 2.8 16.6
12 Travis Grant 23 2 11 13.1 19.6 .667 13.1 19.6 .667 0.0 0.0 13.1 0.0 3.3 26.2

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 36 17 801 16.7 .556 .552 .845 21.7 9.7 1.1 1.6 2.7 .162
2 Jerry West 34 17 638 22.7 .512 .449 .378 5.4 33.6 1.5 0.9 2.4 .184
3 Jim McMillian 24 17 630 15.9 .501 .466 .244 5.9 9.4 1.0 0.6 1.6 .120
4 Gail Goodrich 29 17 604 16.8 .493 .448 .255 4.6 17.8 0.9 0.6 1.5 .119
5 Bill Bridges 33 17 582 10.9 .482 .419 .360 12.3 6.6 0.3 0.8 1.1 .088
6 Keith Erickson 28 17 404 10.9 .469 .449 .150 6.6 10.8 0.2 0.4 0.6 .069
7 Mel Counts 31 17 327 17.8 .510 .459 .308 14.5 12.9 0.5 0.5 1.1 .155
8 Pat Riley 27 7 53 5.4 .333 .333 .000 4.3 19.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.123
9 Happy Hairston 30 3 26 4.5 .319 .111 .889 7.0 4.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.142
10 Jim Price 23 3 16 5.2 .273 .273 .000 11.4 18.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.288
11 Bill Turner 28 2 13 13.0 .510 .400 .400 7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .111
12 Travis Grant 23 2 11 28.5 .667 .667 .000 16.5 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 .402