1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 69-13
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 12-3 Won NBA championship
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Chicago Bulls 4-0
Conference Finals - Defeated Milwaukee Bucks 4-2
Finals - Defeated New York Knicks 4-1
Coach: Bill Sharman (69-13)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 668,340, Avg. 16,301 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics
1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 69 wins and 13 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-3. Bill Sharman coached the team. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Elgin BaylorFSeptember 16, 19346'5"225SeattleWashington, DC USA
Wilt ChamberlainCAugust 21, 19367'1"250KansasPhiladelphia, PA USA
Jim CleamonsGSeptember 13, 19496'3"184Ohio StateLincolnton, NC USA
Leroy EllisC-FMarch 10, 19406'10"210St. John's (NY)Far Rockaway, NY USA
Keith EricksonF-GApril 19, 19446'5"195UCLASan Francisco, CA USA
Gail GoodrichGApril 23, 19436'1"170UCLALos Angeles, CA USA
Happy HairstonFMay 31, 19426'7"225NYUWinston-Salem, NC USA
Jim McMillianFMarch 11, 19486'5"215ColumbiaRaeford, NC USA
Pat RileyG-FMarch 20, 19456'4"202KentuckyRome, NY USA
Flynn RobinsonGApril 28, 19416'1"185WyomingMurphysboro, IL USA
John TrappFOctober 2, 19456'7"210Nevada SouthernDetroit, MI USA
Jerry WestG-FMay 28, 19386'2"175West VirginiaCheylan, WV USA