2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 65-17
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 16-7 Won NBA championship
Conference First Round - Defeated Utah Jazz 4-1
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Houston Rockets 4-3
Conference Finals - Defeated Denver Nuggets 4-2
Finals - Defeated Orlando Magic 4-1
Coach: Phil Jackson (65-17)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 778,877, Avg. 18,997 in 41 home dates
2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics
2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 2008-09 season with a record of 65 wins and 17 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 16-7.

Los Angeles netted 8,768 points and allowed 8,140. Kobe Bryant scored a team-leading 2,201 points for the Lakers, while Pau Gasol Saez averaged 17 or more per game also. Pau Gasol Saez accounted for 780 rebounds. Kobe Bryant dished out 399 assists for the squad.

On defense, Trevor Ariza added 137 steals.

Phil Jackson coached the team. The 2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Trevor ArizaFJune 30, 19856'7"194UCLAMiami, FL USA
Shannon BrownGNovember 29, 19856'4"205Michigan StateMaywood, IL USA
Kobe BryantGAugust 23, 19786'6"200nonePhiladelphia, PA USA
Andrew BynumCOctober 28, 19877'0"285nonePlainsboro, NJ USA
Jordan FarmarGNovember 30, 19866'2"180UCLAVan Nuys, CA USA
Derek FisherGAugust 9, 19746'1"200Arkansas-Little RockLittle Rock, AR USA
Pau Gasol SaezFJuly 6, 19807'0"227noneBarcelona, ESP
Didier Ilunga-MbengaCDecember 30, 19807'0"245noneKinshasa, CON
Chris MihmCJuly 16, 19797'0"265TexasMilwaukee, WI USA
Adam MorrisonFJuly 19, 19846'8"205GonzagaCasper, WY USA
Lamar OdomFNovember 6, 19796'10"220Rhode IslandJamaica, NY USA
Josh PowellFDecember 5, 19836'9"225North Carolina StateCharleston, SC USA
Vladimir RadmanovicFNovember 19, 19806'10"227noneTrebinje, YUG
Sasha VujacicGMarch 8, 19846'7"193noneMaribor, SLO
Luke WaltonFMarch 28, 19806'8"235ArizonaSan Diego, CA USA
Sun YueGNovember 6, 19856'9"205noneCangzhou, Hebei, CHN