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1982 NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers



Los Angeles Lakers 1981-82 Roster

Player Position Height Weight Born College
Clay Johnson Guard 6'4" 175 lbs. July 18, 1956 Missouri
Eddie Jordan Guard 6'1" 170 lbs. Jan. 29, 1955 Rutgers, 1977
Magic Johnson Guard 6'9" 220 lbs. Aug. 14, 1959 Michigan State, 1979
Norm Nixon Guard 6'2" 175 lbs. Oct. 11, 1955 Duquesne, 1977
Michael Cooper Guard/Forward 6'7" 170 lbs. Apr. 15, 1956 New Mexico, 1978
Jamaal Wilkes Forward 6'6" 190 lbs. May 2, 1953 UCLA, 1974
Jim Brewer Forward 6'9" 210 lbs. Dec. 3, 1951 Minnesota, 1973
Kevin McKenna Forward 6'5" 195 lbs. Jan. 8, 1959 Creighton, 1981
Kurt Rambis Forward 6'8" 215 lbs. Feb. 25, 1958 Santa Clara, 1980
Mark Landsberger Forward 6'8" 225 lbs. May 21, 1955 Arizona State, 1977
Mike McGee Forward 6'5" 205 lbs. July 29, 1959 Michigan, 1981
Mitch Kupchak Forward 6'9" 230 lbs. May 24, 1954 North Carolina, 1976
Bob McAdoo Forward/Center 6'9" 225 lbs. Sept. 25, 1951 North Carolina, 1972
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center 7'2" 267 lbs. Aug. 16, 1947 UCLA, 1969

Los Angeles Lakers 1981-1982 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
1 Oct 30, 1981 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 112 - 113 2OT lost 1 0 - 1
2 Nov 3, 1981 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 100 - 102 lost 2 0 - 2
3 Nov 4, 1981 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 106 - 103 won 1 1 - 2
4 Nov 6, 1981 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns L 99 - 101 lost 1 1 - 3
5 Nov 8, 1981 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 121 - 111 won 1 2 - 3
6 Nov 10, 1981 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 102 - 128 lost 1 2 - 4
7 Nov 11, 1981 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 95 - 93 won 1 3 - 4
8 Nov 13, 1981 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 119 - 115 won 2 4 - 4
9 Nov 14, 1981 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 98 - 97 won 3 5 - 4
10 Nov 15, 1981 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 124 - 123 2OT won 4 6 - 4
11 Nov 18, 1981 Lakers @ Utah Jazz W 113 - 110 won 5 7 - 4
12 Nov 20, 1981 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 136 - 116 won 6 8 - 4
13 Nov 21, 1981 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers W 119 - 117 won 7 9 - 4
14 Nov 24, 1981 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 125 - 110 won 8 10 - 4
15 Nov 25, 1981 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs W 117 - 96 won 9 11 - 4
16 Nov 27, 1981 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers L 129 - 138 lost 1 11 - 5
17 Nov 29, 1981 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets W 122 - 104 won 1 12 - 5
18 Dec 1, 1981 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 117 - 86 won 2 13 - 5
19 Dec 2, 1981 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 96 - 104 lost 1 13 - 6
20 Dec 4, 1981 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 126 - 117 won 1 14 - 6
21 Dec 6, 1981 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 119 - 106 won 2 15 - 6
22 Dec 8, 1981 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 102 - 98 won 3 16 - 6
23 Dec 11, 1981 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 124 - 116 won 4 17 - 6
24 Dec 13, 1981 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 122 - 118 won 5 18 - 6
25 Dec 17, 1981 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors L 115 - 120 lost 1 18 - 7
26 Dec 19, 1981 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers W 106 - 100 won 1 19 - 7
27 Dec 20, 1981 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 112 - 94 won 2 20 - 7
28 Dec 22, 1981 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers W 124 - 110 won 3 21 - 7
29 Dec 25, 1981 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 104 - 101 won 4 22 - 7
30 Dec 27, 1981 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers W 139 - 117 won 5 23 - 7
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
31 Dec 29, 1981 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 121 - 114 won 6 24 - 7
32 Jan 3, 1982 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 90 - 110 lost 1 24 - 8
33 Jan 8, 1982 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls L 113 - 119 lost 2 24 - 9
34 Jan 9, 1982 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 130 - 127 won 1 25 - 9
35 Jan 10, 1982 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks L 107 - 118 lost 1 25 - 10
36 Jan 12, 1982 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 114 - 100 won 1 26 - 10
37 Jan 15, 1982 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers W 97 - 92 won 2 27 - 10
38 Jan 17, 1982 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings W 109 - 97 won 3 28 - 10
39 Jan 19, 1982 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 139 - 140 lost 1 28 - 11
40 Jan 20, 1982 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets W 132 - 113 won 1 29 - 11
41 Jan 22, 1982 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 123 - 111 won 2 30 - 11
42 Jan 26, 1982 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks L 94 - 96 lost 1 30 - 12
43 Jan 28, 1982 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 97 - 87 won 1 31 - 12
44 Feb 2, 1982 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors L 117 - 119 lost 1 31 - 13
45 Feb 3, 1982 Lakers vs. New York Knicks L 94 - 98 lost 2 31 - 14
46 Feb 5, 1982 Lakers @ Washington Bullets W 90 - 87 won 1 32 - 14
47 Feb 7, 1982 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 119 - 113 won 2 33 - 14
48 Feb 9, 1982 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks W 130 - 117 won 3 34 - 14
49 Feb 10, 1982 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings L 102 - 125 lost 1 34 - 15
50 Feb 12, 1982 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs L 94 - 100 lost 2 34 - 16
51 Feb 14, 1982 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 103 - 108 lost 3 34 - 17
52 Feb 16, 1982 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 108 - 101 won 1 35 - 17
53 Feb 19, 1982 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 126 - 106 won 2 36 - 17
54 Feb 21, 1982 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 132 - 131 won 3 37 - 17
55 Feb 23, 1982 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 145 - 129 won 4 38 - 17
56 Feb 25, 1982 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 104 - 98 won 5 39 - 17
57 Feb 26, 1982 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 116 - 114 2OT won 6 40 - 17
58 Feb 28, 1982 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 102 - 101 won 7 41 - 17
59 Mar 3, 1982 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets L 103 - 111 lost 1 41 - 18
60 Mar 4, 1982 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 119 - 129 OT lost 2 41 - 19
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
61 Mar 7, 1982 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 113 - 119 lost 3 41 - 20
62 Mar 9, 1982 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 105 - 99 won 1 42 - 20
63 Mar 12, 1982 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls L 105 - 111 lost 1 42 - 21
64 Mar 14, 1982 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 138 - 116 won 1 43 - 21
65 Mar 16, 1982 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers W 120 - 108 won 2 44 - 21
66 Mar 17, 1982 Lakers @ Utah Jazz W 120 - 112 won 3 45 - 21
67 Mar 19, 1982 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 112 - 106 won 4 46 - 21
68 Mar 21, 1982 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets W 107 - 102 won 5 47 - 21
69 Mar 23, 1982 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks L 116 - 118 lost 1 47 - 22
70 Mar 26, 1982 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 105 - 110 lost 2 47 - 23
71 Mar 28, 1982 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings W 116 - 111 won 1 48 - 23
72 Mar 30, 1982 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers W 143 - 120 won 2 49 - 23
73 Apr 1, 1982 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers W 117 - 100 won 3 50 - 23
74 Apr 2, 1982 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns L 99 - 109 lost 1 50 - 24
75 Apr 4, 1982 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 129 - 111 won 1 51 - 24
76 Apr 6, 1982 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 108 - 97 won 2 52 - 24
77 Apr 9, 1982 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 153 - 128 won 3 53 - 24
78 Apr 11, 1982 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 107 - 104 won 4 54 - 24
79 Apr 13, 1982 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors L 101 - 106 lost 1 54 - 25
80 Apr 14, 1982 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 128 - 115 won 1 55 - 25
81 Apr 16, 1982 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 125 - 109 won 2 56 - 25
82 Apr 18, 1982 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 120 - 115 won 3 57 - 25

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Semifinals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Apr 27, 1982 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 115 - 96 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 28, 1982 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 117 - 98 Lakers lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 30, 1982 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 114 - 106 Lakers lead
3-0
won 3
4 May 2, 1982 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 112 - 107 Lakers win
4-0
won 4

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 May 9, 1982 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 128 - 117 Lakers lead
1-0
won 5
2 May 11, 1982 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 110 - 101 Lakers lead
2-0
won 6
3 May 14, 1982 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs W 118 - 108 Lakers lead
3-0
won 7
4 May 15, 1982 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs W 128 - 123 Lakers win
4-0
won 8

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 May 27, 1982 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers W 124 - 117 Lakers lead
1-0
won 9
2 May 30, 1982 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 94 - 110 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Jun 1, 1982 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 129 - 108 Lakers lead
2-1
won 1
4 Jun 3, 1982 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 111 - 101 Lakers lead
3-1
won 2
5 Jun 6, 1982 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 102 - 135 Lakers lead
3-2
lost 1
6 Jun 8, 1982 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 114 - 104 Lakers win
4-2
won 1


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