1996-97 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 56-26
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 4-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Portland Trail Blazers 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Utah Jazz 4-1
Coach: Del Harris (56-26)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 697,132, Avg. 17,003 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Los Angeles Lakers Roster
1996-97 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 56 wins and 26 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-5.

The Lakers scored 8,200 points and allowed 7,850. Eddie Jones scored a team-leading 1,374 points for Los Angeles, while Shaquille O'Neal racked up 640 rebounds. Nick Van Exel dished out 672 assists for the squad.

On defense, Eddie Jones added 189 steals, and Shaquille O'Neal swatted 147 opponent shot attempts.

Del Harris coached the team. The 1996-97 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the conference semifinals.

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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
Eddie JonesF-G80802998108147338915233727690236326270189491692261374
Shaquille O'NealC5151194199155240479232195445640159461471461801336
Nick Van ExelG7979293710754324681772001654418222667275102121101206
Elden CampbellF-C7777251694244241370263207408615126461171302761148
Kobe BryantG7161103422176136511661364785132914923112102539
Byron ScottG79814403791631887315112721971189946165372526
Jerome KerseyF70441766449194651711871112251363891194974219476
Travis KnightF-C71141156275140001006213018931939315949170342
Derek FisherG8039212621047322120792572971194157187309
Sean RooksC6937351858710130915610716342173851123265
Corie BlountF581810091799231835611316327635222550121241
Robert HorryF2214676165757625402828901185638292672203
George McCloudG-F232286963449219672936179092095
Cedric CeballosF88279833421515131142531556171986
Rumeal RobinsonG15312648172368528101352111245
Joe KleineC8030820022279000066
Larry KrystkowiakF-C3011210021235320133

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Eddie JonesF-G808037.543.839.
Shaquille O'NealC515138.
Nick Van ExelG797937.240.237.882.
Elden CampbellF-C777732.746.925.
Kobe BryantG71615.541.737.581.
Byron ScottG79818.243.038.884.
Jerome KerseyF704425.
Travis KnightF-C711416.350.962.
Derek FisherG80311.539.730.
Sean RooksC69310.747.
Corie BlountF581817.451.433.367.
Robert HorryF221430.745.532.970.
George McCloudG-F23212.435.442.966.
Cedric CeballosF8834.941.023.886.
Rumeal RobinsonG1538.435.426.
Joe KleineC803.825.0100.
Larry KrystkowiakF-C303.750.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Shaquille O'NealC9326173890010564385795295172237242
Nick Van ExelG9353119454412342862531581001819130
Elden CampbellF-C9278933711383114253997131430106
Eddie JonesF-G9283723324935268233129941324101
Kobe BryantG913355212363026110111132142374
Robert HorryF927938172812181412364813107112760
Byron ScottG81343315114191701212111081551
Jerome KerseyF92103517101915143448149633449
Travis KnightF-C99310800433151833321619
Sean RooksC854940086571213331014
Derek FisherG6341135032033610648
Corie BlountF38110021022100023

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Shaquille O'NealC936.251.461.04.26.310.
Nick Van ExelG939.237.827.382.
Elden CampbellF-C930.939.8100.
Eddie JonesF-G931.445.837.574.
Kobe BryantG914.838.
Robert HorryF931.044.742.977.
Byron ScottG816.845.536.489.
Jerome KerseyF923.348.
Travis KnightF-C910.380.
Sean RooksC86.844.475.
Derek FisherG65.727.
Corie BlountF32.7100.