Los Angeles Lakers accomplishments and records

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Championship banners, Lakers retired jerseys, and honored Minneapolis Lakers banner hanging in the rafters of Staples Center

This page details the all-time statistics, records, and other achievements pertaining to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team currently playing in the National Basketball Association.

Laker Individual accomplishments[edit]

All-NBA First Team

All-NBA Second Team

All-NBA Third Team

NBA All-Defensive First Team

NBA All-Defensive Second Team

NBA All-Star Weekend[edit]

All-Star

All-Star Most Valuable Player

Slam Dunk champion

All-Star Rookie/Sophomore Challenge Game

Los Angeles Lakers Basketball Hall of Famers[edit]

See Los Angeles Lakers#Hall of Famers and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Retired jerseys[edit]

Lakers retired jerseys hanging inside the Staples Center, January 2013

Honored Minneapolis Lakers: Next to their retired numbers, the Lakers have hung a banner with the names of six Hall-of-Famers who were instrumental to the franchise's success during its days in Minneapolis:

Baylor's no. 22 jersey was retired by the Lakers; 34 was retired for Shaquille O'Neal on April 2013; 17 was previously worn by Andrew Bynum and Rick Fox, and neither 19 nor 99 is currently being worn.

Olympic team selection[edit]

NBA regular season records set/tied by Los Angeles Lakers[edit]

Individual records[edit]

Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers Accomplishments & Records[edit]

  • Most consecutive games won – 33, 1971-11-05 – 1972-01-07
  • Most consecutive games won, one season – 33, 1971-11-05 – 1972-01-07
  • Highest winning percentage, road games, season – .816, 1971–72 (31–7)[1]
  • Most consecutive road games won – 16, 1971-11-06 – 1972-01-07
  • Most consecutive overtime games, season – 3, 1991-11-01 – 1991-11-05
    • shared with 15 other teams
  • Fewest opponent points, first half – 19, vs. L.A. Clippers, 1999-12-14
  • Fewest opponent points, second quarter – 3, vs. L.A. Clippers, 1999-12-14
  • Fewest opponent points, third quarter – 2, vs. Dallas, 1997-04-06
  • Fewest points, overtime period – 0, vs. Detroit, 1989-12-01
    • shared with seven other teams
  • Most players, 2,000-or-more points, season – 2, 1964–65 (West 2,292; Baylor 2,009)
    • shared with four other teams
  • Most players, 40-or-more points, game – 2, at San Francisco, 1970-02-11 (Baylor 43, West 43)
    • shared with eight other teams
  • Highest field goal percentage, season – .545, 1984–85 (3,952/7,254)
  • Lowest opponent field goal percentage, game – .229, vs. Milwaukee Hawks (at Buffalo, New York), 1954-11-06 (22/96)
  • Lowest field goal percentage, both teams, game – .246, Milwaukee Hawks vs. Minneapolis (at Buffalo, New York), 1954-11-06 (48/195)
  • Most field goals, both teams, one quarter – 40, Boston (23) vs. Minneapolis (17), 1959-02-27 (4th qtr.)
  • Most field goal attempts, both teams, game – 291, Phil. Warriors (153) vs. L.A. Lakers (138), 1961-12-08 (3 OT)
  • Most field goal attempts, both teams, one half – 153, Boston (80) vs. Minneapolis (73), 1959-02-27 (2nd half)
  • Lowest three-point field goal percentage, season – .104, 1982–83 (10/96)
  • Fewest three-point field goals per game, season – 0.12, 1982–83 (10/82)
  • Most free throws made, both teams, one quarter – 41, Milwaukee (22) vs. L.A. Lakers (19), 2001-03-21
  • Fewest free throw attempts, both teams, game – 12, L.A. Lakers (3) vs. San Diego Clippers (9), 1980-03-28
  • Most rebounds, both teams, game – 188, Phil. Warriors (98) vs. L.A. Lakers (90), 1961-12-08 (3 OT)
  • Fewest opponent defensive rebounds, game – 10, vs. Utah, 1990-04-01
  • Fewest defensive rebounds, both teams, game – 31, Utah (10) at L.A. Lakers (21), 1990-04-01
  • Most defensive rebounds, one half – 36, vs. Seattle, 1973-10-19
  • Most assists per game, season – 31.4, 1984–85 (2,575/82)
  • Fewest opponent assists, game – 3, vs. Boston (at Louisville, Kentucky), 1956-11-28
    • shared with three other teams
  • Fewest assists, both teams, game – 10, Boston vs. Minneapolis (at Louisville, Kentucky), 1956-11-28
  • Fewest disqualifications per game, season – 0.02, 1988–89 (2/82)
  • Most steals, both teams, game – 40, Golden State (24) vs. L.A. Lakers (16), 1975-01-21
    • shared with two other pairs of teams
  • Fewest steals, both teams, game – 2, L.A. Lakers (1) vs. Miami (1), 2006-01-16
    • shared with three other pairs of teams
  • Most steals, one quarter – 11, vs. Chicago, 1982-03-12; at Dallas, 1994-12-13
    • shared with six other teams
  • Fewest blocked shots, both teams, game – 0, L.A. Lakers vs. Houston, 1978-01-22
    • shared with 11 other pairs of teams

NBA playoff records set by the Los Angeles Lakers[edit]

  • Most NBA Finals appearances – 31 times
  • Best postseason record – 15–1 (2001)
  • Most Playoff Games Won – 421

Franchise records for regular season[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are accurate as at the end of the 2016–17 season.

Most consecutive games played

  1. A. C. Green – 567

Most minutes played in a game

  1. Norm Nixon – 64

Highest minutes per game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 43.7

Highest minutes per game in a season

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 45.3

Most points scored in a game

  1. Kobe Bryant – 81
  2. Elgin Baylor – 71
  3. Wilt Chamberlain – 66
  4. Kobe Bryant – 65
  5. Elgin Baylor – 64

Highest career points per game

  1. Elgin Baylor – 27.4

Highest points per game in a season

  1. Elgin Baylor – 38.3 (48 games)
  2. Kobe Bryant – 35.4
  3. Elgin Baylor – 34.8
  4. Elgin Baylor – 34.0
  5. Kobe Bryant – 31.6

Most defensive rebounds (since 1973–74)

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 7785
  2. Kobe Bryant – 5548
  3. Magic Johnson – 4958
  4. Shaquille O'Neal – 4133
  5. Lamar Odom – 3757

Most offensive rebounds (since 1973–74)

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 2494
  2. A.C. Green – 2089
  3. Shaquille O'Neal – 1957
  4. Magic Johnson – 1601
  5. James Worthy – 1561

Most total rebounds

  1. Elgin Baylor – 11463
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 10279
  3. Kobe Bryant – 7047
  4. Magic Johnson – 6559
  5. Wilt Chamberlain – 6524

Most rebounds in a game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 42

Highest rebounds per game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 19.2

Highest rebounds per game in a season

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 21.1

Most assists in a game

  1. Magic Johnson – 24

Highest career assists per game

  1. Magic Johnson – 11.2

Highest assists per game in a season

  1. Magic Johnson – 13.1

Most blocks in a game

  1. Elmore Smith – 17

Highest career blocks per game

  1. Elmore Smith – 3.93

Highest blocks per game in a season

  1. Elmore Smith – 4.85

Most steals in a game

  1. Jerry West – 10

Highest career steals per game

  1. Eddie Jones – 2.05

Highest steals per game in a season

  1. Magic Johnson – 3.43

Most field goals made in a game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 29 -Feb. 9, 1969

Highest field goal percentage in a game

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 1.000
  2. Pau Gasol – 1.000
  3. Matt Barnes – 1.000

Most three-point field goals in a game

  1. Kobe Bryant – 12 (January 7, 2003 vs Seattle SuperSonics)
  2. Kobe Bryant – 9 (March 28, 2008 vs Memphis Grizzlies)
  3. Kobe Bryant – 9 (March 22, 2005 vs Utah Jazz)
  4. Kobe Bryant – 9 (March 28, 2003 vs Washington Wizards)

Most free throws made in a game

  1. Dwight Howard – 25 (March 12, 2013 vs Orlando Magic)
  2. Kobe Bryant – 23 (January 31, 2006 vs New York Knicks)
  3. Kobe Bryant – 23 (January 30, 2001 vs Cleveland Cavaliers)

Lowest turnovers per game

  1. Mark Madsen – 0.4 (minimum 100 games played)

Lowest turnovers per game in a season

  1. Stanislav Medvedenko - 0.3 (2004–05 season; minimum 41 games played)

Highest assist-to-turnover ratio

  1. Sedale Threatt – 3.34

Highest assist-to-turnover ratio in a season

  1. Nick Van Exel – 4.25 (1997–98 season)

Most double doubles

  1. Magic Johnson – 463
  2. Shaquille O'Neal – 365
  3. Pau Gasol – 215

Career triple doubles

  1. Magic Johnson – 138
  2. Kobe Bryant – 20
  3. LeBron James – 5
  4. Pau Gasol – 5
  5. Julius Randle – 5
  6. Lamar Odom – 4
  7. Vlade Divac — 4
  8. Lonzo Ball – 3
  9. Karl Malone – 1
  10. Gary Payton – 1
  11. Sam Perkins — 1


Career leaders[edit]

Category Name Years with Lakers Total
SP Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 20
GP Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 1,346
MP Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 48,637
MPG Wilt Chamberlain 1968–1973 43.7
PTS Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 33,643
PPG Elgin Baylor 1958–1971 27.4
REB Elgin Baylor 1958–1971 11,463
RPG Wilt Chamberlain 1968–1973 19.2
OREB Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 2,494
DREB Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 7,785
AST Magic Johnson 1979–1991, 1996 10,141
APG Magic Johnson 1979–1991, 1996 11.2
TO Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 4,010
PF Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 3,353
STL Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 1,944
SPG Eddie Jones 1994–1999 2.1
BLK Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 2,694
BPG Elmore Smith 1973–1975 3.9
FG Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 11,719
FGA Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 26,200
FG% Wilt Chamberlain 1968–1973 .605
2PFG Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975–1989 9934
2PFGA Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 20,654
2P% Wilt Chamberlain 1968–1973 .605
3PFG Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 1,827
3PFGA Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 5,546
3P% Steve Nash 2012–2015 .422
FGM Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 14,481
FT Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 8,378
FTA Kobe Bryant 1996–2016 10,011
FT% Cazzie Russell 1974–1977 .877

Franchise records for playoffs[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are correct as at the end of the 2012–13 season.

Most games played

  1. Kobe Bryant – 220
  2. Derek Fisher – 193
  3. Magic Johnson – 190
  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 180
  5. Michael Cooper – 168
  6. Jerry West – 153
  7. Byron Scott – 150
  8. James Worthy – 143
  9. Elgin Baylor – 134
  10. A.C. Green – 126

Most minutes played

  1. Kobe Bryant – 8,641
  2. Magic Johnson – 7,538
  3. Jerry West – 6,321
  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 6,295
  5. Elgin Baylor – 5,510
  6. Derek Fisher – 5,405
  7. James Worthy – 5,297
  8. Shaquille O'Neal – 4,992
  9. Byron Scott – 4,828
  10. Michael Cooper – 4,744

Most points

  1. Kobe Bryant – 5,640
  2. Jerry West – 4,457
  3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 4,070
  4. Magic Johnson – 3,701
  5. Elgin Baylor – 3,623
  6. Shaquille O'Neal – 3,383
  7. James Worthy – 3,022
  8. Byron Scott – 2,223
  9. Derek Fisher – 1,852
  10. George Mikan – 1,680

Most field goals made

  1. Kobe Bryant – 2,014
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 1,643
  3. Jerry West – 1,622
  4. Elgin Baylor – 1,388
  5. Shaquille O'Neal – 1,309
  6. Magic Johnson – 1,291
  7. James Worthy – 1,267
  8. Byron Scott – 864
  9. Pau Gasol – 600
  10. Derek Fisher – 582
  11. Michael Cooper – 582

Most field goals attempted

  1. Kobe Bryant – 4,499
  2. Jerry West – 3,460
  3. Elgin Baylor – 3,161
  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 3,024
  5. Magic Johnson – 2,552
  6. Shaquille O'Neal – 2,352
  7. James Worthy – 2,329
  8. Byron Scott – 1,747
  9. Derek Fisher – 1,457
  10. George Mikan – 1,394

Most three-point field goals made

  1. Kobe Bryant – 292
  2. Derek Fisher – 219
  3. Michael Cooper – 124
  4. Byron Scott – 116
  5. Robert Horry – 83
  6. Rick Fox – 82
  7. Sasha Vujacic – 63
  8. Nick Van Exel – 60
  9. Metta World Peace – 57
  10. Devean George – 52

Most three-point field goals attempted

  1. Kobe Bryant – 882
  2. Derek Fisher – 543
  3. Michael Cooper – 316
  4. Byron Scott – 286
  5. Robert Horry – 263
  6. Rick Fox – 230
  7. Magic Johnson – 212
  8. Nick Van Exel – 196
  9. Metta World Peace – 181
  10. Sasha Vujacic – 164

Most free throws made

  1. Kobe Bryant – 1,320
  2. Jerry West – 1,213
  3. Magic Johnson – 1,068
  4. Elgin Baylor – 847
  5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 784
  6. Shaquille O'Neal – 765
  7. George Mikan – 554
  8. James Worthy – 474
  9. Byron Scott – 379
  10. Pau Gasol – 358

Most free throws attempted

  1. Kobe Bryant – 1,617
  2. Jerry West – 1,506
  3. Shaquille O'Neal – 1,472
  4. Magic Johnson – 1,274
  5. Elgin Baylor – 1,098
  6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 1,037
  7. George Mikan – 705
  8. Wilt Chamberlain – 667
  9. James Worthy – 652
  10. Pau Gasol – 487

Most rebounds

  1. Wilt Chamberlain – 1,783
  2. Elgin Baylor – 1,725
  3. Shaquille O'Neal – 1,630
  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 1,525
  5. Magic Johnson – 1,465
  6. Kobe Bryant – 1,119
  7. Pau Gasol – 937
  8. A. C. Green – 858
  9. Jerry West – 855
  10. Lamar Odom – 824

Most offensive rebounds (since 1973–74)

  1. Shaquille O'Neal – 561
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 428
  3. Magic Johnson – 349
  4. A.C. Green – 316
  5. Pau Gasol – 292
  6. James Worthy – 257
  7. Kobe Bryant – 230
  8. Lamar Odom – 219
  9. Kurt Rambis – 189
  10. Robert Horry – 183

Most defensive rebounds (since 1973–74)

  1. Magic Johnson – 1,116
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 1,087
  3. Shaquille O'Neal – 1,069
  4. Kobe Bryant – 889
  5. Pau Gasol – 645
  6. Lamar Odom – 605
  7. A.C. Green – 542
  8. James Worthy – 490
  9. Kurt Rambis – 438
  10. Robert Horry – 425

Most assists

  1. Magic Johnson – 2,346
  2. Kobe Bryant – 1,040
  3. Jerry West – 973
  4. Michael Cooper – 663
  5. Elgin Baylor – 541
  6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 540
  7. Derek Fisher – 507
  8. Norm Nixon – 465
  9. James Worthy – 463
  10. Shaquille O'Neal – 360

Most steals

  1. Magic Johnson – 358
  2. Kobe Bryant – 310
  3. Derek Fisher – 219
  4. Byron Scott – 204
  5. Michael Cooper – 203
  6. James Worthy – 177
  7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 169
  8. Robert Horry – 120
  9. Norm Nixon – 89
  10. Jamaal Wilkes – 83

Most blocks

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 437
  2. Shaquille O'Neal – 310
  3. Pau Gasol – 178
  4. Kobe Bryant – 144
  5. Lamar Odom – 97
  6. James Worthy – 96
  7. Michael Cooper – 96
  8. Lamar Odom – 93
  9. Elden Campbell – 90
  10. Robert Horry – 90
  11. Vlade Divac – 89

Most personal fouls

  1. Kobe Bryant – 660
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 625
  3. Magic Johnson – 524
  4. Michael Cooper – 474
  5. Derek Fisher – 472
  6. Jerry West – 451
  7. Elgin Baylor – 435
  8. Shaquille O'Neal – 415
  9. Vern Mikkelsen – 397
  10. Byron Scott – 393

Other franchise records[edit]

In a game[edit]

Team (regular season)[edit]

  • Largest margin of victory in a home game – 63 (Score: 162 – 99) March 19, 1972 vs. Golden State
  • Largest margin of victory in a road game – 47 (Score: 138 – 91) November 12, 1966 @ Detroit
  • Largest margin of defeat in a home game – 48 (Score: 142 – 94) March 6, 2014 vs. LA Clippers
  • Largest margin of defeat in a road game – 49 (Score: 122 – 73) January 22, 2017 @ Dallas Mavericks
  • Fewest points given up in a home game (post shot clock) – 57 (score: 112–57) January 11, 2011 vs. Cleveland
  • Most points scored – 162
  • Most points allowed – 173 (Score: 173–139) February 27, 1959 @ Boston Celtics
  • Most assists – 51
  • Most rebounds – 107
  • Most blocks – 21
  • Most steals – 23
  • Most field goals made – 69
  • Most field goals attempted – 153
  • Most three-point field goals made – 22
  • Most three-point field goals attempted – 45
  • Most free throws made – 52
  • Most free throws attempted – 69
  • Most turnovers – 43

Team (playoffs)[edit]

  • Most points scored – 153
  • Most points allowed – 148
  • Most assists – 44
  • Most rebounds – 81
  • Most blocks – 15
  • Most steals – 19
  • Most field goals made – 67
  • Most field goals attempted – 116
  • Most three-point field goals made – 12
  • Most three-point field goals attempted – 31
  • Most free throws made – 49
  • Most free throws attempted – 68
  • Most turnovers – 28

References[edit]

General

  • 2007–08 Los Angeles Lakers Media Guide. NBA Properties, Inc.
  • 2007–08 Official NBA Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. ISBN 0-89204-854-9.

Specific

External links[edit]