1977-78 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-37
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 2-1
Coach: Jerry West (45-37)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 534,017, Avg. 13,025 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Los Angeles Lakers Roster
1977-78 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 45 wins and 37 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Lakers tossed in 9,044 points and yielded 8,825. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored a team-leading 1,600 points for Los Angeles and racked up 801 rebounds. Norm Nixon dished out 553 assists for the squad.

On defense, Norm Nixon added 138 steals, while Kareem Abdul-Jabbar rejected 185 opposing shots.

Jerry West coached the team. The 1977-78 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the conference first round.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC6262226512056633502741866158012691031852081821600
Lou HudsonF-G82022839924931771378010818819394141501961123
Norm NixonG818127799984961611154119823955313872512591107
Adrian DantleyF-G565619857253774173341712334041887071611571088
Jamaal WilkesF-G51014906302771481061132673801827722107162660
Don FordF79019455762729068106247353142684688210612
Charlie ScottG-F4801393509225142110381101482355911133155560
Tom AbernethyF730131740420111191105160265101552250122493
James EdwardsC-F252072331614512580441361802916285789370
Earl TatumG-F25066331415359452367907037105385351
Kenny CarrF52073330213485555315520826181489127323
Kermit WashingtonF-C250751244110110681101692793019245374288
Dave RobischC-F5506792491046550531261794019143771258
Ernie DiGregorioG250332100412016518237160462298
Brad DavisG331334723029224313583152353982
Don ChaneyG9013336136547111783111431

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC626236.555.
Lou HudsonF-G82027.849.777.
Norm NixonG818134.349.771.
Adrian DantleyF-G565635.452.
Jamaal WilkesF-G51029.
Don FordF79024.647.
Charlie ScottG-F48029.
Tom AbernethyF73018.049.882.
James EdwardsC-F252028.945.964.
Earl TatumG-F25026.548.776.
Kenny CarrF52014.144.464.
Kermit WashingtonF-C25030.
Dave RobischC-F55012.341.876.
Ernie DiGregorioG25013.341.
Brad DavisG33110.141.775.
Don ChaneyG9014.836.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC313473389514274111212141481
Adrian DantleyF-G3104352017119162511536951
Jamaal WilkesF-G3108321511691726831111436
Lou HudsonF-G3933814877299005935
Charlie ScottG-F31034012866713144011930
Dave RobischC-F34724135484121110630
Norm NixonG392241132459164151324
Kenny CarrF2178300044010326
Tom AbernethyF2124122202100024
Don FordF1103000235010120

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC344.752.
Adrian DantleyF-G334.757.
Jamaal WilkesF-G336.046.954.
Lou HudsonF-G331.036.887.
Charlie ScottG-F334.330.
Dave RobischC-F315.754.
Norm NixonG330.745.866.
Kenny CarrF28.537.
Tom AbernethyF26.025.0100.
Don FordF110.


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