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1980-81 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 54-28, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Westhead (54-28)

PTS/G: 111.2 (5th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.3 (13th of 23)
SRS: 3.27 (5th of 23) ▪ Pace: 102.7 (8th of 23)
Off Rtg: 107.6 (7th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.9 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (5th of 23)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: 538,865 (4th of 23)

NBA 1981 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (2-1) versus Houston Rockets  (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
33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar C 7-2 225 April 16, 1947 11 University of California, Los Angeles
8-40 Jim Brewer PF 6-9 210 December 3, 1951 7 University of Minnesota
24 Butch Carter SF 6-5 180 June 11, 1958 R Indiana University
9 Jim Chones PF 6-11 220 November 30, 1949 8 Marquette University
21 Michael Cooper SG 6-5 170 April 15, 1956 2 University of New Mexico
25 Alan Hardy SG 6-7 195 May 25, 1957 R University of Michigan
14 Brad Holland SG 6-3 180 December 6, 1956 1 University of California, Los Angeles
23 Tony Jackson PG 6-0 170 January 17, 1958 R Florida State University
32 Magic Johnson SG 6-8 215 August 14, 1959 1 Michigan State University
15 Eddie Jordan PG 6-1 170 January 29, 1955 3 Rutgers University
54 Mark Landsberger PF 6-8 215 May 21, 1955 3 Arizona State University
10 Norm Nixon PG 6-2 170 October 11, 1955 3 Duquesne University
34 Myles Patrick SF 6-8 220 November 19, 1954 R Auburn University
52 Jamaal Wilkes SF 6-6 190 May 2, 1953 6 University of California, Los Angeles

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 19805 3780 7382 .512 17 94 .181 3763 7288 .516 1540 2113 .729 1165 2491 3656 2363 808 551 1557 1955 9117 111.2
Lg Rank 7 2 6 2 20 19 17 1 5 2 21 20 17 15 5 9 2 7 4 15 20 5 5
Opponent 82 19805 3581 7701 .465 42 184 .228 3539 7517 .471 1598 2158 .741 1378 2274 3652 2280 754 357 1473 1869 8802 107.3
Lg Rank 7 15 22 4 13 19 9 16 22 6 4 3 5 23 6 17 22 17 2 15 2 13 13

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 51 31 3.84 -0.57 3.27 107.6 103.9 102.7 .286 .013 .513 15.8 33.9 .209 .468 14.6 64.4 .208 The Forum 538,865
Lg Rank 5 5 5 21 5 7 6 8 21 19 2 16 11 21 4 18 23 1 4

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 Jamaal Wilkes 27 81 3028 786 1495 .526 1 13 .077 785 1482 .530 254 335 .758 146 289 435 235 121 29 207 223 1827
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 80 2976 836 1457 .574 0 1 .000 836 1456 .574 423 552 .766 197 624 821 272 59 228 249 244 2095
3 Norm Nixon 25 79 2962 576 1210 .476 2 12 .167 574 1198 .479 196 252 .778 64 168 232 696 146 11 285 226 1350
4 Michael Cooper 24 81 2625 321 654 .491 4 19 .211 317 635 .499 117 149 .785 121 215 336 332 133 78 164 249 763
5 Jim Chones 31 82 2562 378 751 .503 0 4 .000 378 747 .506 126 193 .653 180 477 657 153 39 96 159 324 882
6 Magic Johnson 21 37 1371 312 587 .532 3 17 .176 309 570 .542 171 225 .760 101 219 320 317 127 27 143 100 798
7 Jim Brewer 29 78 1107 101 197 .513 0 2 .000 101 195 .518 15 40 .375 127 154 281 55 43 58 48 158 217
8 Mark Landsberger 25 69 1086 164 327 .502 0 1 .000 164 326 .503 62 116 .534 152 225 377 27 19 6 65 135 390
9 Eddie Jordan 26 60 987 120 279 .430 3 12 .250 117 267 .438 63 95 .663 25 55 80 195 74 7 120 136 306
10 Butch Carter 22 54 672 114 247 .462 3 10 .300 111 237 .468 70 95 .737 34 31 65 52 23 1 50 99 301
11 Brad Holland 24 41 295 47 111 .423 1 3 .333 46 108 .426 35 49 .714 9 20 29 23 21 1 31 44 130
12 Alan Hardy 23 22 111 22 59 .373 0 0 22 59 .373 7 10 .700 8 11 19 3 1 9 11 13 51
13 Tony Jackson 23 2 14 1 3 .333 0 0 1 3 .333 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 2
14 Myles Patrick 26 3 9 2 5 .400 0 0 2 5 .400 1 2 .500 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 3 5

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 Norm Nixon 25 79 37.5 7.3 15.3 .476 0.0 0.2 .167 7.3 15.2 .479 2.5 3.2 .778 0.8 2.1 2.9 8.8 1.8 0.1 3.6 2.9 17.1
2 Jamaal Wilkes 27 81 37.4 9.7 18.5 .526 0.0 0.2 .077 9.7 18.3 .530 3.1 4.1 .758 1.8 3.6 5.4 2.9 1.5 0.4 2.6 2.8 22.6
3 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 80 37.2 10.5 18.2 .574 0.0 0.0 .000 10.5 18.2 .574 5.3 6.9 .766 2.5 7.8 10.3 3.4 0.7 2.9 3.1 3.1 26.2
4 Magic Johnson 21 37 37.1 8.4 15.9 .532 0.1 0.5 .176 8.4 15.4 .542 4.6 6.1 .760 2.7 5.9 8.6 8.6 3.4 0.7 3.9 2.7 21.6
5 Michael Cooper 24 81 32.4 4.0 8.1 .491 0.0 0.2 .211 3.9 7.8 .499 1.4 1.8 .785 1.5 2.7 4.1 4.1 1.6 1.0 2.0 3.1 9.4
6 Jim Chones 31 82 31.2 4.6 9.2 .503 0.0 0.0 .000 4.6 9.1 .506 1.5 2.4 .653 2.2 5.8 8.0 1.9 0.5 1.2 1.9 4.0 10.8
7 Eddie Jordan 26 60 16.5 2.0 4.7 .430 0.1 0.2 .250 2.0 4.5 .438 1.1 1.6 .663 0.4 0.9 1.3 3.3 1.2 0.1 2.0 2.3 5.1
8 Mark Landsberger 25 69 15.7 2.4 4.7 .502 0.0 0.0 .000 2.4 4.7 .503 0.9 1.7 .534 2.2 3.3 5.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.9 2.0 5.7
9 Jim Brewer 29 78 14.2 1.3 2.5 .513 0.0 0.0 .000 1.3 2.5 .518 0.2 0.5 .375 1.6 2.0 3.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.0 2.8
10 Butch Carter 22 54 12.4 2.1 4.6 .462 0.1 0.2 .300 2.1 4.4 .468 1.3 1.8 .737 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.9 1.8 5.6
11 Brad Holland 24 41 7.2 1.1 2.7 .423 0.0 0.1 .333 1.1 2.6 .426 0.9 1.2 .714 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.8 1.1 3.2
12 Tony Jackson 23 2 7.0 0.5 1.5 .333 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.5 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.0
13 Alan Hardy 23 22 5.0 1.0 2.7 .373 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.7 .373 0.3 0.5 .700 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.6 2.3
14 Myles Patrick 26 3 3.0 0.7 1.7 .400 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.7 .400 0.3 0.7 .500 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.0 1.7

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 Jamaal Wilkes 27 81 3028 9.3 17.8 .526 0.0 0.2 .077 9.3 17.6 .530 3.0 4.0 .758 1.7 3.4 5.2 2.8 1.4 0.3 2.5 2.7 21.7
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 80 2976 10.1 17.6 .574 0.0 0.0 .000 10.1 17.6 .574 5.1 6.7 .766 2.4 7.5 9.9 3.3 0.7 2.8 3.0 3.0 25.3
3 Norm Nixon 25 79 2962 7.0 14.7 .476 0.0 0.1 .167 7.0 14.6 .479 2.4 3.1 .778 0.8 2.0 2.8 8.5 1.8 0.1 3.5 2.7 16.4
4 Michael Cooper 24 81 2625 4.4 9.0 .491 0.1 0.3 .211 4.3 8.7 .499 1.6 2.0 .785 1.7 2.9 4.6 4.6 1.8 1.1 2.2 3.4 10.5
5 Jim Chones 31 82 2562 5.3 10.6 .503 0.0 0.1 .000 5.3 10.5 .506 1.8 2.7 .653 2.5 6.7 9.2 2.1 0.5 1.3 2.2 4.6 12.4
6 Magic Johnson 21 37 1371 8.2 15.4 .532 0.1 0.4 .176 8.1 15.0 .542 4.5 5.9 .760 2.7 5.8 8.4 8.3 3.3 0.7 3.8 2.6 21.0
7 Jim Brewer 29 78 1107 3.3 6.4 .513 0.0 0.1 .000 3.3 6.3 .518 0.5 1.3 .375 4.1 5.0 9.1 1.8 1.4 1.9 1.6 5.1 7.1
8 Mark Landsberger 25 69 1086 5.4 10.8 .502 0.0 0.0 .000 5.4 10.8 .503 2.1 3.8 .534 5.0 7.5 12.5 0.9 0.6 0.2 2.2 4.5 12.9
9 Eddie Jordan 26 60 987 4.4 10.2 .430 0.1 0.4 .250 4.3 9.7 .438 2.3 3.5 .663 0.9 2.0 2.9 7.1 2.7 0.3 4.4 5.0 11.2
10 Butch Carter 22 54 672 6.1 13.2 .462 0.2 0.5 .300 5.9 12.7 .468 3.7 5.1 .737 1.8 1.7 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.1 2.7 5.3 16.1
11 Brad Holland 24 41 295 5.7 13.5 .423 0.1 0.4 .333 5.6 13.2 .426 4.3 6.0 .714 1.1 2.4 3.5 2.8 2.6 0.1 3.8 5.4 15.9
12 Alan Hardy 23 22 111 7.1 19.1 .373 0.0 0.0 7.1 19.1 .373 2.3 3.2 .700 2.6 3.6 6.2 1.0 0.3 2.9 3.6 4.2 16.5
13 Tony Jackson 23 2 14 2.6 7.7 .333 0.0 0.0 2.6 7.7 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 0.0 0.0 2.6 5.1
14 Myles Patrick 26 3 9 8.0 20.0 .400 0.0 0.0 8.0 20.0 .400 4.0 8.0 .500 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 12.0 20.0

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 Jamaal Wilkes 27 81 3028 18.0 .556 .526 .224 .009 5.6 9.8 7.8 11.2 1.9 0.5 11.2 24.5 110 106 5.5 3.0 8.5 .135
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 80 2976 25.5 .616 .574 .379 .001 7.6 21.5 15.0 13.6 0.9 4.0 12.8 26.3 118 101 9.6 4.6 14.3 .230
3 Norm Nixon 25 79 2962 15.5 .511 .477 .208 .010 2.5 5.8 4.2 30.9 2.3 0.2 17.7 21.8 104 107 2.8 2.7 5.5 .089
4 Michael Cooper 24 81 2625 12.2 .530 .494 .228 .029 5.3 8.4 6.9 15.2 2.4 1.6 18.6 13.5 106 105 2.0 3.0 5.0 .092
5 Jim Chones 31 82 2562 11.8 .528 .503 .257 .005 8.1 19.1 13.9 7.4 0.7 2.0 16.0 15.6 103 104 1.5 3.2 4.7 .088
6 Magic Johnson 21 37 1371 25.7 .582 .534 .383 .029 8.5 16.4 12.7 31.8 4.3 1.0 17.2 24.3 115 98 3.8 2.6 6.4 .225
7 Jim Brewer 29 78 1107 10.6 .506 .513 .203 .010 13.2 14.2 13.8 5.8 1.8 2.8 18.3 9.5 107 103 0.7 1.5 2.2 .097
8 Mark Landsberger 25 69 1086 12.5 .516 .502 .355 .003 16.1 21.2 18.8 3.1 0.8 0.3 14.7 16.4 105 104 0.9 1.3 2.2 .099
9 Eddie Jordan 26 60 987 9.7 .477 .435 .341 .043 2.9 5.7 4.4 23.7 3.5 0.4 27.2 17.9 89 104 -0.9 1.2 0.3 .014
10 Butch Carter 22 54 672 10.7 .521 .468 .385 .040 5.8 4.7 5.2 9.9 1.6 0.1 14.8 20.2 103 108 0.5 0.5 0.9 .067
11 Brad Holland 24 41 295 9.8 .490 .428 .441 .027 3.5 6.9 5.3 9.8 3.3 0.2 19.0 22.3 92 104 -0.2 0.4 0.1 .024
12 Alan Hardy 23 22 111 7.5 .402 .373 .169 .000 8.3 10.1 9.3 3.6 0.4 4.3 14.8 26.9 81 106 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.072
13 Tony Jackson 23 2 14 12.9 .333 .333 .000 .000 0.0 14.6 7.7 16.2 6.7 0.0 0.0 8.6 102 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 .124
14 Myles Patrick 26 3 9 6.9 .425 .400 .400 .000 12.8 11.4 12.0 15.2 0.0 0.0 14.5 30.7 90 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.036

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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 3 134 30 65 .462 0 0 30 65 .462 20 28 .714 13 37 50 12 3 8 11 14 80
2 Norm Nixon 25 3 133 25 49 .510 0 0 25 49 .510 8 10 .800 1 10 11 26 1 1 5 9 58
3 Magic Johnson 21 3 127 19 49 .388 0 0 19 49 .388 13 20 .650 8 33 41 21 8 3 11 14 51
4 Jamaal Wilkes 27 3 113 21 48 .438 0 1 .000 21 47 .447 12 18 .667 4 4 8 4 1 1 4 10 54
5 Michael Cooper 24 3 102 11 20 .550 0 3 .000 11 17 .647 10 14 .714 2 8 10 7 6 0 7 7 32
6 Jim Chones 31 3 67 10 17 .588 0 0 10 17 .588 4 8 .500 6 11 17 1 1 4 3 9 24
7 Mark Landsberger 25 3 32 2 7 .286 0 0 2 7 .286 1 1 1.000 9 6 15 0 1 0 1 5 5
8 Jim Brewer 29 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 Eddie Jordan 26 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Brad Holland 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 3 44.7 10.0 21.7 .462 0.0 0.0 10.0 21.7 .462 6.7 9.3 .714 4.3 12.3 16.7 4.0 1.0 2.7 3.7 4.7 26.7
2 Norm Nixon 25 3 44.3 8.3 16.3 .510 0.0 0.0 8.3 16.3 .510 2.7 3.3 .800 0.3 3.3 3.7 8.7 0.3 0.3 1.7 3.0 19.3
3 Magic Johnson 21 3 42.3 6.3 16.3 .388 0.0 0.0 6.3 16.3 .388 4.3 6.7 .650 2.7 11.0 13.7 7.0 2.7 1.0 3.7 4.7 17.0
4 Jamaal Wilkes 27 3 37.7 7.0 16.0 .438 0.0 0.3 .000 7.0 15.7 .447 4.0 6.0 .667 1.3 1.3 2.7 1.3 0.3 0.3 1.3 3.3 18.0
5 Michael Cooper 24 3 34.0 3.7 6.7 .550 0.0 1.0 .000 3.7 5.7 .647 3.3 4.7 .714 0.7 2.7 3.3 2.3 2.0 0.0 2.3 2.3 10.7
6 Jim Chones 31 3 22.3 3.3 5.7 .588 0.0 0.0 3.3 5.7 .588 1.3 2.7 .500 2.0 3.7 5.7 0.3 0.3 1.3 1.0 3.0 8.0
7 Mark Landsberger 25 3 10.7 0.7 2.3 .286 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.3 .286 0.3 0.3 1.000 3.0 2.0 5.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.7 1.7
8 Jim Brewer 29 3 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
9 Eddie Jordan 26 2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Brad Holland 24 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 3 134 8.1 17.5 .462 0.0 0.0 8.1 17.5 .462 5.4 7.5 .714 3.5 9.9 13.4 3.2 0.8 2.1 3.0 3.8 21.5
2 Norm Nixon 25 3 133 6.8 13.3 .510 0.0 0.0 6.8 13.3 .510 2.2 2.7 .800 0.3 2.7 3.0 7.0 0.3 0.3 1.4 2.4 15.7
3 Magic Johnson 21 3 127 5.4 13.9 .388 0.0 0.0 5.4 13.9 .388 3.7 5.7 .650 2.3 9.4 11.6 6.0 2.3 0.9 3.1 4.0 14.5
4 Jamaal Wilkes 27 3 113 6.7 15.3 .438 0.0 0.3 .000 6.7 15.0 .447 3.8 5.7 .667 1.3 1.3 2.5 1.3 0.3 0.3 1.3 3.2 17.2
5 Michael Cooper 24 3 102 3.9 7.1 .550 0.0 1.1 .000 3.9 6.0 .647 3.5 4.9 .714 0.7 2.8 3.5 2.5 2.1 0.0 2.5 2.5 11.3
6 Jim Chones 31 3 67 5.4 9.1 .588 0.0 0.0 5.4 9.1 .588 2.1 4.3 .500 3.2 5.9 9.1 0.5 0.5 2.1 1.6 4.8 12.9
7 Mark Landsberger 25 3 32 2.3 7.9 .286 0.0 0.0 2.3 7.9 .286 1.1 1.1 1.000 10.1 6.8 16.9 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.1 5.6 5.6
8 Jim Brewer 29 3 7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
9 Eddie Jordan 26 2 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Brad Holland 24 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 36.0 0.0 0.0

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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 33 3 134 22.4 .517 .462 .431 .000 10.3 24.1 17.9 15.0 1.1 3.1 12.5 27.8 105 99 0.2 0.2 0.4 .159
2 Norm Nixon 25 3 133 16.7 .543 .510 .204 .000 0.8 6.6 4.0 31.0 0.4 0.4 8.6 18.5 117 110 0.3 0.0 0.4 .134
3 Magic Johnson 21 3 127 17.0 .441 .388 .408 .000 6.7 22.7 15.4 24.7 3.1 1.2 16.0 22.8 94 97 0.0 0.3 0.2 .082
4 Jamaal Wilkes 27 3 113 11.0 .483 .438 .375 .021 3.7 3.1 3.4 5.6 0.4 0.5 6.7 22.4 102 112 0.1 0.0 0.1 .044
5 Michael Cooper 24 3 102 11.7 .612 .550 .700 .150 2.1 6.8 4.7 9.6 2.9 0.0 21.1 13.7 105 105 0.1 0.1 0.2 .083
6 Jim Chones 31 3 67 14.3 .585 .588 .471 .000 9.5 14.3 12.1 2.2 0.7 3.1 12.8 14.8 111 104 0.1 0.1 0.2 .120
7 Mark Landsberger 25 3 32 10.9 .336 .286 .143 .000 29.8 16.4 22.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 11.8 11.1 105 103 0.0 0.0 0.1 .094
8 Jim Brewer 29 3 7 0.0 0.0 12.5 6.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 108 0.0 0.0 0.0 .028
9 Eddie Jordan 26 2 4 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 200 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 .073
10 Brad Holland 24 1 1 -48.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 42.2 0 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 -1.414