1980-81 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 54-28
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Houston Rockets 2-1
Coach: Paul Westhead (54-28)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 538,537, Avg. 13,135 in 41 home dates
1980-81 Los Angeles Lakers Roster
1980-81 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 54 wins and 28 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Lakers racked up 9,117 points and allowed 8,802. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored a team-leading 2,095 points for Los Angeles, and Jamaal Wilkes averaged 18 or more per game, too. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar racked up 821 rebounds. Norm Nixon dished out 696 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Norm Nixon added 146 steals, while Kareem Abdul-Jabbar rejected 228 opposing shots.

Paul Westhead coached the team. The 1980-81 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-JabbarC80802976145783610552423197624821272592282492442095
Jamaal WilkesF-G81030281495786131335254146289435235121292072231827
Norm NixonG79792962121057612225219664168232696146112852261350
Jim ChonesC-F8202562751378401931261804776571533996159324882
Earvin JohnsonG-F3735137158731217322517110121932031712727143100798
Michael CooperG-F8138262565432119414911712121533633213378164249763
Mark LandsbergerF-C690108632716410116621522253772719665135390
Eddie JordanG6009872791201239563255580195747120136306
Butch CarterG5406722471141039570343165522315099301
Jim BrewerF-C780110719710120401512715428155435848158217
Brad HollandG4102951114731493592029232113144130
Alan HardyF22011159220010781119319111351
Myles PatrickF309520021112100135
Tony JacksonG2014310000022220012

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC808037.
Jamaal WilkesF-G81037.452.67.775.
Norm NixonG797937.547.616.777.
Jim ChonesC-F82031.
Earvin JohnsonG-F373537.153.217.676.
Michael CooperG-F813832.449.
Mark LandsbergerF-C69015.750.
Eddie JordanG60016.543.
Butch CarterG54012.446.
Jim BrewerF-C78014.
Brad HollandG4107.242.333.371.
Alan HardyF2205.037.370.
Myles PatrickF303.
Tony JacksonG207.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC31346530028201337501238111480
Norm NixonG3133492501081101126115958
Jamaal WilkesF-G311348211181244841141054
Earvin JohnsonG-F3127491902013833412183111451
Michael CooperG-F310220113141028107607732
Jim ChonesC-F3671710084611171143924
Mark LandsbergerF-C332720119615010155
Jim BrewerF-C3700000011000010
Brad HollandG1100000000000100
Eddie JordanG2400000000100000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kareem Abdul-JabbarC344.746.271.44.312.316.
Norm NixonG344.351.
Jamaal WilkesF-G337.743.
Earvin JohnsonG-F342.338.865.02.711.
Michael CooperG-F334.
Jim ChonesC-F322.358.850.
Mark LandsbergerF-C310.728.6100.
Jim BrewerF-C32.
Brad HollandG11.
Eddie JordanG22.