1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 60-22
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 12-4 Won NBA championship
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Phoenix Suns 4-1
Conference Finals - Defeated Seattle Supersonics 4-1
Finals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-2
Coach: Jack McKinney (10-4)
Coach: Paul Westhead (50-18)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 582,882, Avg. 14,217 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers Roster
1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 60 wins and 22 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-4.

The Lakers netted 9,438 points and surrendered 8,954. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored a team-leading 2,034 points for Los Angeles, while Earvin Johnson and Jamaal Wilkes averaged 18 or more per game, too. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar racked up 886 rebounds. Norm Nixon dished out 642 assists for the squad.

On defense, Earvin Johnson added 187 steals, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar rejected 280 opposing shots.

Jack McKinney and Paul Westhead coached the team. The 1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship.

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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-JabbarC82813143138383510476364190696886371812802972162034
Jamaal WilkesF-G82031111358726173234189176349525250129281572201644
Norm NixonG8282322612096248125319752177229642147142882411446
Earvin JohnsonG-F77722795949503317462374166430596563187413052181387
Jim ChonesC-F8202394760372201691251434215641515665175271869
Spencer HaywoodF-C760154459128841206159132214346933557134197736
Michael CooperG-F82919735783032051431111011282292218638142215722
Mark LandsbergerF-C230374137660056296994163141052527161
Don FordF520580130661028232375983611153086155
Brad HollandG38019710444153161541317221511324106
Marty ByrnesF3201945025001513918271351223263
Ollie MackG27015550211018971522204091651
Ron BooneG-F60106401400767411750131334
Kenny CarrF50571670022512171219616
Butch LeeG1103113400764489107214

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC828138.360.
Jamaal WilkesF-G82037.953.517.680.
Norm NixonG828239.351.612.577.
Earvin JohnsonG-F777236.353.022.681.
Jim ChonesC-F82029.
Spencer HaywoodF-C76020.348.725.
Michael CooperG-F82924.152.425.
Mark LandsbergerF-C23016.348.
Don FordF52011.
Brad HollandG3805.242.320.
Marty ByrnesF3206.
Ollie MackG2705.742.
Ron BooneG-F6017.735.
Kenny CarrF5011.443.8100.
Butch LeeG1102.830.885.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC156183461980010583511301814617585551479
Jamaal WilkesF-G166522941401054445375128482453551324
Earvin JohnsonG-F166581991038210685521161681514966547293
Norm NixonG166482391145151411343561253234959270
Michael CooperG-F16464140572036312831595824112954145
Jim ChonesC-F1643911848003423327210428863260119
Spencer HaywoodF-C111455325101613141226406201763
Mark LandsbergerF-C1619569251065254469232103555
Brad HollandG93210500442353503814
Marty ByrnesF48310064101100106
Butch LeeG36000022011000322

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC1541.
Jamaal WilkesF-G1640.847.
Earvin JohnsonG-F1641.151.825.
Norm NixonG1640.547.720.
Michael CooperG-F1629.
Jim ChonesC-F1627.440.767.
Spencer HaywoodF-C1113.
Mark LandsbergerF-C1612.
Brad HollandG93.650.0100.
Marty ByrnesF42.033.366.
Butch LeeG32.0100.