Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

* Roster changes since the last day of the previous season.

2016 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Brandon Bass
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (LAL to LAC) on Jul 19, 2016
Anthony Brown
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 24, 2016
Free Agent
Kobe Bryant
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2016
Free Agent
Roy Hibbert
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (LAL to CHA) on Jul 7, 2016
Ryan Kelly
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Sep 19, 2016
  • Waived (ATL) on Oct 19, 2016
  • Free Agent (ATL) on Oct 21, 2016
  • Signed Contract (BOS) on Oct 21, 2016
  • Waived (BOS) on Oct 22, 2016
  • Free Agent (BOS) on Oct 24, 2016
Free Agent
Robert Sacre
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (LAL to NOP) on Aug 13, 2016
  • Waived (NOP) on Oct 21, 2016
  • Free Agent (NOP) on Oct 23, 2016
Free Agent
Added
Jose Calderon
  • Traded (CHI to LAL) on Jul 7, 2016
Luol Deng
  • Signed Contract on Jul 7, 2016
Brandon Ingram
  • Drafted #2 in 2016 (Round 1, Pick 2)
    Duke
Rookie
Timofey Mozgov
  • Signed Contract on Jul 8, 2016
Thomas Robinson
  • Signed Contract on Sep 21, 2016
Ivica Zubac
  • Drafted #32 in 2016 (Round 2, Pick 2)
    KK Mega Leks (Serbia)
Rookie

Re-signed
Tarik Black
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2016
Jordan Clarkson
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2016
Marcelinho Huertas
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2016
Metta World Peace
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2016

2015 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Vander Blue
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
Free Agent
Carlos Boozer
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
Free Agent
Jabari Brown
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 26, 2015
Free Agent
Ed Davis
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
  • Signed Contract (LAL to POR) on Jul 9, 2015
Wayne Ellington
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
  • Signed Contract (LAL to BRK) on Jul 9, 2015
Jordan Hill
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
Wesley Johnson
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
  • Signed Contract (LAL to LAC) on Jul 8, 2015
Jeremy Lin
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
  • Signed Contract (LAL to CHA) on Jul 9, 2015
Ronnie Price
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2015
  • Signed Contract (PHX) on Jul 17, 2015
Added
Brandon Bass
  • Signed Contract on Jul 9, 2015
Anthony Brown
  • Drafted #34 in 2015 (Round 2, Pick 4)
    Stanford
Rookie
Roy Hibbert
  • Traded (IND to LAL) on Jul 9, 2015
Marcelinho Huertas
  • Undrafted in 2005
Rookie
Larry Nance, Jr.
  • Drafted #27 in 2015 (Round 1, Pick 27)
    Wyoming
Rookie
D'Angelo RussellRookie
Lou Williams
  • Signed Contract on Jul 9, 2015
Metta World Peace
  • Signed Contract on Sep 24, 2015
Free Agent

2014 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Kent Bazemore
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Sep 10, 2014
MarShon Brooks
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2014
Free Agent
Jordan Farmar
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (LAL to LAC) on Jul 10, 2014
Pau Gasol
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (CHI) on Jul 18, 2014
Chris Kaman
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (LAL to POR) on Jul 10, 2014
Kendall Marshall
  • Waived (LAL) on Jul 18, 2014
  • Waiver Claim (LAL to MIL) on Jul 20, 2014
Jodie Meeks
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (LAL to DET) on Jul 14, 2014
Added
Carlos Boozer
  • Amnesty Waiver Claim on Jul 17, 2014
Jordan Clarkson
  • Drafted #46 in 2014 (Round 2, Pick 16)
    Missouri
Rookie
Ed Davis
  • Signed Contract on Jul 23, 2014
Wayne Ellington
  • Signed Contract on Sep 22, 2014
Jeremy Lin
  • Traded (HOU to LAL) on Jul 13, 2014
Ronnie Price
  • Signed Contract on Sep 24, 2014
Julius Randle
  • Drafted #7 in 2014 (Round 1, Pick 7)
    Kentucky
Rookie

Re-signed
Xavier Henry
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2014
Wesley Johnson
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2014
Ryan Kelly
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2014
Nick Young
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2014

2013 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Earl Clark
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2013
  • Signed Contract (LAL to CLE) on Jul 12, 2013
Devin Ebanks
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2013
  • Signed Contract (LAL to DAL) on Sep 13, 2013
  • Waived (DAL) on Oct 22, 2013
  • Free Agent (DAL) on Oct 24, 2013
Free Agent
Andrew Goudelock
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2013
Free Agent
Dwight Howard
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2013
  • Signed Contract (LAL to HOU) on Jul 13, 2013
Antawn Jamison
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2013
  • Signed Contract (LAL to LAC) on Aug 28, 2013
Darius Morris
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2013
  • Signed Contract (LAL to PHI) on Sep 13, 2013
Metta World Peace
  • Amnesty Waiver (LAL) on Jul 11, 2013
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 13, 2013
  • Signed Contract (NYK) on Jul 16, 2013
Added
Jordan Farmar
  • Signed Contract on Jul 10, 2013
Free Agent
Elias Harris
  • Undrafted in 2013
Rookie
Xavier Henry
  • Signed Contract on Sep 5, 2013
Wesley Johnson
  • Signed Contract on Jul 15, 2013
Chris Kaman
  • Signed Contract on Jul 12, 2013
Ryan Kelly
  • Drafted #48 in 2013 (Round 2, Pick 18)
    Duke
Rookie
Shawne Williams
  • Signed Contract on Sep 3, 2013
Free Agent
Nick Young
  • Signed Contract on Jul 11, 2013

Re-signed
Robert Sacre
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2013

2012 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Matt Barnes
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2012
  • Signed Contract (LAL to LAC) on Sep 14, 2012
Andrew Bynum
  • Traded (LAL to PHI) on Aug 10, 2012
Christian Eyenga
  • Traded (LAL to ORL) on Aug 10, 2012
  • Waived (ORL) on Oct 23, 2012
  • Free Agent (ORL) on Oct 25, 2012
Free Agent
Andrew Goudelock
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 27, 2012
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 29, 2012
Free Agent
Josh McRoberts
  • Traded (LAL to ORL) on Aug 10, 2012
Troy Murphy
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2012
Free Agent
Ramon Sessions
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2012
  • Signed Contract (LAL to CHA) on Jul 13, 2012
Added
Earl Clark
  • Traded (ORL to LAL) on Aug 10, 2012
Chris Duhon
  • Traded (ORL to LAL) on Aug 10, 2012
Dwight Howard
  • Traded (ORL to LAL) on Aug 10, 2012
Antawn Jamison
  • Signed Contract on Jul 25, 2012
Darius Johnson-Odom
  • Drafted #55 in 2012 (Round 2, Pick 25)
    Marquette
Rookie
Jodie Meeks
  • Signed Contract on Aug 13, 2012
Steve Nash
  • Sign & Traded (PHX to LAL) on Jul 11, 2012
Robert Sacre
  • Drafted #60 in 2012 (Round 2, Pick 30)
    Gonzaga
Rookie

Re-signed
Devin Ebanks
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2012
Darius Morris
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2012

2011 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Shannon Brown
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2011
  • Signed Contract (LAL to PHX) on Dec 9, 2011
Trey Johnson
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2011
  • Signed Contract (LAL to NOP) on Dec 9, 2011
Lamar Odom
  • Traded (LAL to DAL) on Dec 11, 2011
Theo Ratliff
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2011
  • Retired on Dec 23, 2011
Free Agent
Joe Smith
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2011
Free Agent
Added
Andrew GoudelockRookie
Jason Kapono
  • Signed Contract on Dec 9, 2011
Josh McRoberts
  • Signed Contract on Dec 14, 2011
Darius Morris
  • Drafted #41 in 2011 (Round 2, Pick 11)
    Michigan
Rookie
Troy Murphy
  • Signed Contract on Dec 17, 2011

2010 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Jordan Farmar
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2010
  • Signed Contract (LAL to NJN) on Jul 14, 2010
D.J. Mbenga
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2010
  • Signed Contract (LAL to NOP) on Oct 13, 2010
Adam Morrison
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2010
  • Signed Contract (LAL to WAS) on Sep 24, 2010
  • Waived (WAS) on Oct 21, 2010
  • Free Agent (WAS) on Oct 25, 2010
Free Agent
Josh Powell
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2010
  • Signed Contract (LAL to ATL) on Jul 26, 2010
Added
Matt Barnes
  • Signed Contract on Jul 22, 2010
Steve Blake
  • Signed Contract on Jul 8, 2010
Derrick Caracter
  • Drafted #58 in 2010 (Round 2, Pick 28)
    UTEP
Rookie
Devin EbanksRookie
Theo Ratliff
  • Signed Contract on Jul 22, 2010

Re-signed
Shannon Brown
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2010
Derek Fisher
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2010

2009 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Trevor Ariza
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2009
  • Signed Contract (LAL to HOU) on Jul 8, 2009
Yue Sun
  • Waived (LAL) on Jul 31, 2009
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 7, 2009
  • Signed Contract (NYK) on Sep 8, 2009
  • Waived (NYK) on Oct 7, 2009
  • Free Agent (NYK) on Oct 9, 2009
Free Agent
Added
Metta World Peace
  • Signed Contract on Jul 8, 2009

Re-signed
Shannon Brown
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2009
Lamar Odom
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2009

2008 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Coby Karl
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 27, 2008
Free Agent
Ira Newble
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2008
Free Agent
Ronny Turiaf
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2008
  • Signed Contract (LAL to GSW) on Jul 22, 2008
Added
Josh Powell
  • Signed Contract on Aug 14, 2008
Yue Sun
  • Drafted #40 in 2007 (Round 2, Pick 10)
    Beijing Olympians (United States)
Rookie

Re-signed
D.J. Mbenga
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2008
Sasha Vujacic
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2008

2007 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Aaron McKie
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2007
Free Agent
Smush Parker
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2007
  • Signed Contract (LAL to MIA) on Jul 27, 2007
Shammond Williams
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2007
Free Agent
Added
Javaris CrittentonRookie
Derek Fisher
  • Signed Contract on Jul 20, 2007
Coby Karl
  • Undrafted in 2007
Rookie

Re-signed
Chris Mihm
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2007
Luke Walton
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2007

2006 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Devean George
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2006
  • Signed Contract (LAL to DAL) on Aug 2, 2006
Devin Green
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2006
  • Signed Contract (LAL) on Sep 25, 2006
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 30, 2006
Free Agent
Jim Jackson
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2006
Free Agent
Von Wafer
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 26, 2006
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 30, 2006
Free Agent
Added
Jordan Farmar
  • Drafted #26 in 2006 (Round 1, Pick 26)
    UCLA
Rookie
Vladimir Radmanovic
  • Signed Contract on Jul 12, 2006
Shammond Williams
  • Signed Contract on Jul 12, 2006
Free Agent

Re-signed
Brian Cook
  • Contract Extension on Oct 31, 2006

2005 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Chucky Atkins
  • Traded (LAL to WAS) on Aug 2, 2005
Tony Bobbitt
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 27, 2005
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 31, 2005
Free Agent
Tierre Brown
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2005
  • Signed Contract (LAL to TOR) on Oct 3, 2005
  • Waived (TOR) on Oct 22, 2005
  • Free Agent (TOR) on Oct 26, 2005
Free Agent
Caron Butler
  • Traded (LAL to WAS) on Aug 2, 2005
  • Signed Contract (WAS) on Oct 31, 2005
Vlade Divac
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 6, 2005
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 10, 2005
  • Retired on Oct 18, 2005
Free Agent
Brian Grant
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 17, 2005
  • Amnesty Waiver (LAL) on Aug 17, 2005
  • Signed Contract (PHX) on Aug 18, 2005
Jumaine Jones
  • Traded (LAL to CHA) on Oct 26, 2005
Added
Kwame Brown
  • Sign & Traded (WAS to LAL) on Aug 2, 2005
Andrew BynumRookie
Devin Green
  • Undrafted in 2005
Rookie
Aaron McKie
  • Signed Contract on Aug 26, 2005
Smush Parker
  • Signed Contract on Aug 2, 2005
Free Agent
Laron Profit
  • Sign & Traded (WAS to LAL) on Aug 2, 2005
Von WaferRookie

Re-signed
Luke Walton
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2005

2004 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Derek Fisher
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2004
  • Signed Contract (LAL to GSW) on Jul 15, 2004
Rick Fox
  • Traded (LAL to BOS) on Aug 13, 2004
  • Retired on Sep 30, 2004
  • Waived (BOS) on Sep 30, 2004
  • Free Agent (BOS) on Oct 4, 2004
Free Agent
Horace Grant
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2004
  • Retired on Nov 1, 2004
Free Agent
Karl Malone
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2004
Free Agent
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Traded (LAL to MIA) on Jul 14, 2004
Gary Payton
  • Traded (LAL to BOS) on Aug 13, 2004
Bryon Russell
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2004
  • Signed Contract (LAL to DEN) on Oct 5, 2004
Added
Chucky Atkins
  • Traded (BOS to LAL) on Aug 13, 2004
Tierre Brown
  • Signed Contract on Oct 4, 2004
Free Agent
Caron Butler
  • Traded (MIA to LAL) on Jul 14, 2004
Vlade Divac
  • Signed Contract on Jul 20, 2004
Brian Grant
  • Traded (MIA to LAL) on Jul 14, 2004
Jumaine Jones
  • Traded (BOS to LAL) on Aug 13, 2004
Chris Mihm
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing on Aug 6, 2004
Lamar Odom
  • Traded (MIA to LAL) on Jul 14, 2004
Sasha Vujacic
  • Drafted #27 in 2004 (Round 1, Pick 27)
    Pallalcesto Amatori Udine (Italy)
Rookie

Re-signed
Kobe Bryant
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2004
Slava Medvedenko
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2004

2003 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Robert Horry
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (LAL to SAS) on Jul 24, 2003
Mark Madsen
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (LAL to MIN) on Jul 28, 2003
Tracy Murray
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (LAL to POR) on Sep 23, 2003
Brian Shaw
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Retired on Sep 23, 2003
Free Agent
Samaki Walker
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (LAL to MIA) on Aug 1, 2003
Added
Brian Cook
  • Drafted #24 in 2003 (Round 1, Pick 24)
    Illinois
Rookie
Horace Grant
  • Signed Contract on Jul 28, 2003
Free Agent
Karl Malone
  • Signed Contract on Jul 16, 2003
Gary Payton
  • Signed Contract on Jul 16, 2003
Bryon Russell
  • Signed Contract on Oct 1, 2003
Jamal Sampson
  • Signed Contract on Jul 24, 2003
Luke Walton
  • Drafted #32 in 2003 (Round 2, Pick 3)
    Arizona
Rookie

2002 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Jelani McCoy
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2002
  • Signed Contract (LAL to TOR) on Sep 30, 2002
Mitch Richmond
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2002
Free Agent
Added
Jannero Pargo
  • Undrafted in 2002
Rookie
Kareem Rush
  • Drafted #20 in 2002 (Round 1, Pick 20)
    Missouri
Rookie
Soumaila Samake
  • Signed Contract on Aug 23, 2002
Free Agent

Re-signed
Devean George
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2002
Slava Medvedenko
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2002
Brian Shaw
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2002

2001 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Horace Grant
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Signed Contract (LAL to ORL) on Jul 18, 2001
Ron Harper
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2001
Free Agent
Tyronn Lue
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Signed Contract (LAL to WAS) on Jul 18, 2001
J.R. Rider
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Signed Contract (LAL to DEN) on Oct 2, 2001
Added
Joe Crispin
  • Undrafted in 2001
Rookie
Jelani McCoy
  • Signed Contract on Sep 21, 2001
Mitch Richmond
  • Signed Contract on Jul 20, 2001
Samaki Walker
  • Signed Contract on Jul 20, 2001
Free Agent

Re-signed
Mike Penberthy
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2001

2000 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
John Celestand
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2000
  • Signed Contract (LAL to NYK) on Oct 2, 2000
  • Waived (NYK) on Oct 7, 2000
  • Waiver Claim (NYK to DAL) on Oct 11, 2000
  • Waived (DAL) on Oct 27, 2000
  • Free Agent (DAL) on Oct 31, 2000
Free Agent
Travis Knight
  • Traded (LAL to NYK) on Sep 20, 2000
Glen Rice
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2000
  • Sign & Traded (LAL to NYK) on Sep 20, 2000
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing (LAL to NYK) on Sep 20, 2000
John Salley
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 2000
Free Agent
Added
Greg Foster
  • Traded (SEA to LAL) on Sep 20, 2000
Horace Grant
  • Traded (SEA to LAL) on Sep 20, 2000
Mark Madsen
  • Drafted #29 in 2000 (Round 1, Pick 29)
    Stanford
Rookie
Slava Medvedenko
  • Undrafted in 1998
Rookie
Mike Penberthy
  • Undrafted in 2000
Rookie
J.R. Rider
  • Signed Contract on Aug 25, 2000
Free Agent

Re-signed
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Contract Extension on Oct 13, 2000
Brian Shaw
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2000

1999 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Derek Harper
  • Traded (LAL to DET) on Sep 21, 1999
Ruben Patterson
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1999
  • Signed Contract (LAL to SEA) on Aug 10, 1999
J.R. Reid
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1999
  • Signed Contract (LAL to MIL) on Aug 19, 1999
Sean Rooks
  • Traded (LAL to DAL) on Sep 1, 1999
Added
John Celestand
  • Drafted #30 in 1999 (Round 2, Pick 1)
    Villanova
Rookie
Devean GeorgeRookie
A.C. Green
  • Sign & Traded (DAL to LAL) on Sep 1, 1999
Ron Harper
  • Signed Contract on Oct 13, 1999
John Salley
  • Signed Contract on Sep 29, 1999
Free Agent
Brian Shaw
  • Signed Contract on Oct 20, 1999

Re-signed
Derek Fisher
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1999
Rick Fox
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1999

1998 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Jon Barry
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1998
  • Signed Contract (LAL to SAC) on Jan 22, 1999
Tony Battie
  • Traded (LAL to BOS) on Jan 21, 1999
Mario Bennett
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1998
  • Signed Contract (LAL to CHI) on Jan 30, 1999
Shea Seals
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1998
Free Agent
Added
Derek Harper
  • Signed Contract on Jan 22, 1999
Sam Jacobson
  • Drafted #26 in 1998 (Round 1, Pick 26)
    Minnesota
Rookie
Travis Knight
  • Traded (BOS to LAL) on Jan 21, 1999
Tyronn Lue
  • Drafted #23 in 1998 (Round 1, Pick 23)
    Nebraska
Rookie
Ruben PattersonRookie

Re-signed
Kobe Bryant
  • Contract Extension on Jan 29, 1999
Rick Fox
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1998

1997 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Jerome Kersey
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1997
  • Signed Contract (LAL to SEA) on Sep 24, 1997
Travis Knight
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1997
  • Signed Contract (LAL to BOS) on Jul 7, 1997
George McCloud
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1997
  • Signed Contract (LAL to PHX) on Aug 29, 1997
Byron Scott
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1997
Free Agent
Added
Jon Barry
  • Signed Contract on Aug 27, 1997
Mario Bennett
  • Signed Contract on Sep 22, 1997
Free Agent
Rick Fox
  • Signed Contract on Aug 28, 1997
Shea Seals
  • Undrafted in 1997
Rookie

Re-signed
Robert Horry
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997

1996 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Vlade Divac
  • Traded (LAL to CHA) on Jul 11, 1996
Magic Johnson
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1996
Free Agent
Frankie King
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1996
Free Agent
George Lynch
  • Traded (LAL to VAN) on Jul 16, 1996
Pig Miller
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (LAL to SEA) on Sep 30, 1996
  • Waived (SEA) on Oct 25, 1996
  • Free Agent (SEA) on Oct 29, 1996
Free Agent
Anthony Peeler
  • Traded (LAL to VAN) on Jul 16, 1996
Fred Roberts
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (DAL) on Oct 4, 1996
Derek Strong
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (LAL to ORL) on Aug 26, 1996
Sedale Threatt
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1996
Free Agent
Added
Kobe BryantRookie
Derek FisherRookie
Jerome Kersey
  • Signed Contract on Aug 12, 1996
Travis KnightRookie
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Signed Contract on Jul 18, 1996
Rumeal Robinson
  • Signed Contract on Aug 9, 1996
Sean Rooks
  • Signed Contract on Jul 16, 1996
Byron Scott
  • Signed Contract on Sep 30, 1996
Trevor Wilson
  • Signed Contract on Aug 15, 1996
Free Agent

Re-signed
Elden Campbell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1996

1995 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Sam Bowie
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Retired on Sep 29, 1995
Free Agent
Randolph Keys
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Signed Contract (LAL to MIL) on Oct 6, 1995
Kurt Rambis
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Signed Contract (LAL) on Oct 6, 1995
  • Waived (LAL) on Oct 31, 1995
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Nov 2, 1995
Free Agent
Tony Smith
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Signed Contract (LAL to PHX) on Nov 1, 1995
Added
Frankie KingRookie
Fred Roberts
  • Signed Contract on Oct 3, 1995
Derek Strong
  • Signed Contract on Oct 26, 1995

Re-signed
Pig Miller
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1995

1994 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

Lost
Doug Christie
  • Traded (LAL to NYK) on Oct 13, 1994
James Edwards
  • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1994
  • Signed Contract (LAL to POR) on Sep 19, 1994
Magic Johnson
    Free Agent
    Reggie Jordan
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1994
    Free Agent
    Kurt Rambis
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1994
    Free Agent
    Danny Schayes
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1994
    • Signed Contract (PHX) on Oct 6, 1994
    Added
    Cedric Ceballos
    • Traded (PHX to LAL) on Sep 23, 1994
    Eddie Jones
    • Drafted #10 in 1994 (Round 1, Pick 10)
      Temple
    Rookie
    Pig MillerRookie

    Re-signed
    Antonio Harvey
    • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 1994
    Nick Van Exel
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1994

    1993 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Alex Blackwell
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1993
    Free Agent
    Duane Cooper
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1993
    • Signed Contract (LAL) on Oct 1, 1993
    • Waived (LAL) on Nov 4, 1993
    Free Agent
    A.C. Green
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1993
    • Signed Contract (LAL to PHX) on Sep 28, 1993
    Jack Haley
    • Waived (LAL) on Nov 2, 1993
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Nov 4, 1993
    Free Agent
    Byron Scott
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1993
    Free Agent
    Added
    Antonio Harvey
    • Undrafted in 1993
    Rookie
    George LynchRookie
    Kurt Rambis
    • Signed Contract on Oct 1, 1993
    Nick Van ExelRookie
    Trevor Wilson
    • Signed Contract on Aug 30, 1993
    Free Agent

    Re-signed
    Elden Campbell
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1993
    Tony Smith
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1993
    Sedale Threatt
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1993

    1992 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Chucky Brown
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1992
    • Signed Contract (NJN) on Oct 7, 1992
    Keith Owens
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1992
    Free Agent
    Cliff Robinson
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1992
    Free Agent
    Rory Sparrow
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1992
    Free Agent
    Terry Teagle
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1992
    Free Agent
    Added
    Alex Blackwell
    • Undrafted in 1992
    Rookie
    Duane Cooper
    • Drafted #36 in 1992 (Round 2, Pick 9)
      USC
    Rookie
    James Edwards
    • Signed Contract on Aug 13, 1992
    Anthony Peeler
    • Drafted #15 in 1992 (Round 1, Pick 15)
      Missouri
    Rookie

    Re-signed
    Magic Johnson
    • Contract Extension on Oct 1, 1992

    1991 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Larry Drew
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 2, 1991
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 4, 1991
    Free Agent
    Irving Thomas
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1991
    • Signed Contract (LAL) on Sep 30, 1991
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 30, 1991
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Nov 1, 1991
    Free Agent
    Mychal Thompson
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1991
    Free Agent
    Added
    Demetrius Calip
    • Undrafted in 1991
    Rookie
    Jack Haley
    • Offer Sheet Signing on Oct 4, 1991
    Keith Owens
    • Undrafted in 1991
    Rookie
    Sedale Threatt
    • Traded (SEA to LAL) on Oct 2, 1991

    Re-signed
    Tony Smith
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1991

    1990 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Michael Cooper
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1990
    • Signed Contract (IND) on Oct 4, 1990
    • Waived (IND) on Oct 9, 1990
    • Free Agent (IND) on Oct 11, 1990
    Free Agent
    Mel McCants
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1990
    • Signed Contract (LAL to CHA) on Oct 1, 1990
    • Waived (CHA) on Oct 10, 1990
    • Free Agent (CHA) on Oct 12, 1990
    Free Agent
    Mark McNamara
    • Traded (LAL to SAS) on Sep 25, 1990
    • Traded (SAS to ORL) on Oct 30, 1990
    Jay Vincent
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1990
    Free Agent
    Orlando Woolridge
    • Traded (LAL to DEN) on Aug 3, 1990
    Added
    Tony Brown
    • Signed Contract on Sep 25, 1990
    Elden Campbell
    • Drafted #27 in 1990 (Round 1, Pick 27)
      Clemson
    Rookie
    Sam Perkins
    • Signed Contract on Aug 6, 1990
    Tony Smith
    • Drafted #50 in 1990 (Round 2, Pick 24)
      Marquette
    Rookie
    Terry Teagle
    • Traded (GSW to LAL) on Sep 25, 1990
    Irving Thomas
    • Undrafted in 1990
    Rookie

    1989 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1989
    Free Agent
    Tony Campbell
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1989
    • Signed Contract (LAL to MIN) on Sep 13, 1989
    Jeff Lamp
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1989
    Free Agent
    Wes Matthews
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1989
    Free Agent
    Added
    Steve Bucknall
    • Undrafted in 1989
    Rookie
    Vlade Divac
    • Drafted #26 in 1989 (Round 1, Pick 26)
      KK Partizan (Serbia)
    Rookie
    Larry Drew
    • Signed Contract on Aug 4, 1989
    Free Agent
    Mike Higgins
    • Undrafted in 1989
    Rookie
    Mel McCants
    • Undrafted in 1989
    Rookie

    Re-signed
    A.C. Green
    • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 1989
    Mychal Thompson
    • Contract Extension on Oct 1, 1989

    1988 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Kurt Rambis
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1988
    • Signed Contract (LAL to CHA) on Jul 28, 1988
    Mike Smrek
    • Traded (LAL to SAS) on Nov 2, 1988
    Milt Wagner
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1988
    • Signed Contract (LAL) on Aug 24, 1988
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 24, 1988
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 26, 1988
    Free Agent
    Added
    Mark McNamara
    • Signed Contract on Oct 3, 1988
    David RiversRookie
    Orlando Woolridge
    • Signed Contract on Aug 10, 1988

    Re-signed
    Tony Campbell
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1988
    Jeff Lamp
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1988
    Byron Scott
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1988

    1987 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Adrian Branch
    • Traded (LAL to NJN) on Nov 5, 1987
    Added
    Jeff Lamp
    • Offer Sheet Signing on Oct 5, 1987
    Free Agent
    Milt Wagner
    • Signed Contract on Oct 2, 1987
    Free Agent

    Re-signed
    Wes Matthews
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987
    Byron Scott
    • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 1987
    Mike Smrek
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987
    Mychal Thompson
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987
    James Worthy
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987

    1986 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Mitch Kupchak
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1986
    • Retired on Sep 30, 1986
    Free Agent
    Ronnie Lester
    • Traded (LAL to SEA) on Oct 2, 1986
    • Waived (SEA) on Oct 25, 1986
    • Free Agent (SEA) on Oct 29, 1986
    Free Agent
    Maurice Lucas
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 26, 1986
    • Waiver Claim (LAL to SEA) on Sep 30, 1986
    Larry Spriggs
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1986
    Free Agent
    Added
    Dale BlaneyRookie
    Adrian Branch
    • Signed Contract on Sep 18, 1986
    Frank Brickowski
    • Signed Contract on Oct 8, 1986
    Wes Matthews
    • Signed Contract on Oct 13, 1986
    Billy ThompsonRookie

    Re-signed
    Michael Cooper
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1986
    Petur Gudmundsson
    • Signed Contract on Jun 30, 1986

    1985 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Earl Jones
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1985
    • Signed Contract (LAL) on Sep 18, 1985
    • Traded (LAL to SAS) on Oct 9, 1985
    Bob McAdoo
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1985
    Free Agent
    Jamaal Wilkes
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1985
    • Signed Contract (LAC) on Sep 27, 1985
    Added
    A.C. GreenRookie
    Maurice Lucas
    • Traded (PHX to LAL) on Aug 19, 1985

    Re-signed
    Mike McGee
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1985
    Chuck Nevitt
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1985
    Kurt Rambis
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1985
    Larry Spriggs
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1985

    1984 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Calvin Garrett
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1984
    Free Agent
    Eddie Jordan
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 19, 1984
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 21, 1984
    Free Agent
    Swen Nater
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1984
    Free Agent
    Added
    Earl JonesRookie
    Chuck Nevitt
    • Signed Contract on Sep 15, 1984
    Free Agent

    Re-signed
    Magic Johnson
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1984

    1983 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Dwight Jones
    • Waived (LAL) on Aug 22, 1983
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 29, 1983
    Free Agent
    Eddie Jordan
    • Traded (LAL to SDC) on Oct 10, 1983
    • Waived (SDC) on Oct 14, 1983
    • Free Agent (SDC) on Oct 16, 1983
    Free Agent
    Steve Mix
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 7, 1983
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 9, 1983
    Free Agent
    Norm Nixon
    • Traded (LAL to SDC) on Oct 10, 1983
    Added
    Calvin Garrett
    • Signed Contract on Aug 25, 1983
    Free Agent
    Swen Nater
    • Traded (SDC to LAL) on Oct 10, 1983
    Byron ScottRookie
    Larry Spriggs
    • Signed Contract on Sep 7, 1983

    Re-signed
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1983

    1982 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Jim Brewer
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1982
    Free Agent
    Bob McAdoo
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1982
    Free Agent
    Kevin McKenna
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 7, 1982
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 11, 1982
    Free Agent
    Added
    Joe Cooper
    • Signed Contract on Sep 20, 1982
    Free Agent
    James WorthyRookie

    Re-signed
    Mark Landsberger
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1982

    1981 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Butch Carter
    • Traded (LAL to IND) on Oct 15, 1981
    Jim Chones
    • Traded (LAL to WAS) on Aug 5, 1981
    Alan Hardy
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 27, 1981
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 29, 1981
    Free Agent
    Brad Holland
    • Traded (LAL to WAS) on Aug 5, 1981
    Added
    Mitch Kupchak
    • Offer Sheet Signing on Jul 22, 1981
    Mike McGee
    • Drafted #19 in 1981 (Round 1, Pick 19)
      Michigan
    Rookie
    Kevin McKenna
    • Drafted #88 in 1981 (Round 4, Pick 19)
      Creighton
    Rookie
    Kurt Rambis
    • Signed Contract on Sep 13, 1981
    Free Agent

    1980 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Spencer Haywood
    • Waived (LAL) on Aug 19, 1980
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 26, 1980
    Free Agent
    Added
    Jim Brewer
    • Traded (POR to LAL) on Oct 8, 1980
    Butch Carter
    • Drafted #37 in 1980 (Round 2, Pick 14)
      Indiana
    Rookie
    Alan Hardy
    • Signed Contract on Jul 30, 1980
    Free Agent
    Tony JacksonRookie
    Myles Patrick
    • Undrafted in 1978
    Rookie

    Re-signed
    Michael Cooper
    • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1980

    1979 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Ron Carter
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 4, 1979
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 6, 1979
    Free Agent
    Adrian Dantley
    • Traded (LAL to UTA) on Sep 13, 1979
    Lou Hudson
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1979
    Free Agent
    Jim Price
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1979
    Free Agent
    Dave Robisch
    • Traded (LAL to CLE) on Oct 5, 1979
    Added
    Jim Chones
    • Traded (CLE to LAL) on Oct 5, 1979
    Spencer Haywood
    • Traded (UTA to LAL) on Aug 13, 1979
    Brad Holland
    • Drafted #14 in 1979 (Round 1, Pick 14)
      UCLA
    Rookie
    Magic JohnsonRookie
    Oliver MackRookie

    1978 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Added
    Ron CarterRookie
    Michael CooperRookie
    Jim Price
    • Signed Contract on Oct 8, 1978

    1977 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Ollie Johnson
    • Traded (LAL to ATL) on Sep 30, 1977
    C.J. Kupec
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 27, 1977
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 29, 1977
    • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 29, 1977
    Bo Lamar
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 14, 1977
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 21, 1977
    Free Agent
    Marv Roberts
    • Waived (LAL) on Aug 30, 1977
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 7, 1977
    Free Agent
    Cazzie Russell
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 17, 1977
    Free Agent
    Cornell Warner
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 12, 1977
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 19, 1977
    Free Agent
    Added
    Kenny Carr
    • Drafted #6 in 1977 (Round 1, Pick 6)
      NC State
    Rookie
    Ernie DiGregorio
    • Traded (BUF to LAL) on Sep 7, 1977
    James EdwardsRookie
    Lou Hudson
    • Traded (ATL to LAL) on Sep 30, 1977
    Norm Nixon
    • Drafted #22 in 1977 (Round 1, Pick 22)
      Duquesne
    Rookie
    Jamaal Wilkes
    • Offer Sheet Signing on Jul 10, 1977

    1976 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Corky Calhoun
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 18, 1976
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 20, 1976
    Free Agent
    Donnie Freeman
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 5, 1976
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 7, 1976
    Free Agent
    Gail Goodrich
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1976
    • Signed Contract (LAL to NOJ) on Jul 19, 1976
    Stu Lantz
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1976
    Free Agent
    Cliff Meely
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 29, 1976
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 1, 1976
    Free Agent
    John Roche
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 6, 1976
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 8, 1976
    Free Agent
    Added
    Tom Abernethy
    • Drafted #55 in 1976 (Round 3, Pick 9)
      Indiana
    Rookie
    Don Chaney
    • Signed Contract on Sep 16, 1976
    Free Agent
    Bo LamarRookie
    Allen MurphyRookie
    Earl Tatum
    • Drafted #33 in 1976 (Round 2, Pick 4)
      Marquette
    Rookie

    1975 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Zelmo Beaty
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1975
    Free Agent
    Happy Hairston
    • Waived (LAL) on Oct 21, 1975
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 23, 1975
    Free Agent
    Connie Hawkins
    • Traded (LAL to ATL) on Aug 8, 1975
    Added
    Don FordRookie
    Donnie Freeman
    • Signed Contract on Oct 1, 1975
    Free Agent
    C.J. Kupec
    • Drafted #61 in 1975 (Round 4, Pick 2)
      Michigan
    Rookie
    Cornell Warner
    • Traded (MIL to LAL) on Oct 22, 1975
    Ron Williams
    • Traded (MIL to LAL) on Sep 23, 1975

    1974 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Jerry West
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1974
    Free Agent
    Added
    Zelmo Beaty
    • Sign & Traded (GSW to LAL) on Sep 24, 1974
    Free Agent
    Cazzie Russell
    • Signed Contract on Sep 6, 1974

    1973 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Wilt Chamberlain
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1973
    Free Agent
    Jim McMillian
    • Traded (LAL to BUF) on Sep 17, 1973
    Bill Turner
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1973
    Free Agent
    Added
    Nate HawthorneRookie
    Stan Love
    • Traded (WAS to LAL) on Aug 23, 1973
    Elmore Smith
    • Traded (BUF to LAL) on Sep 17, 1973
    Kermit WashingtonRookie

    1972 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Elgin Baylor
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1972
    Free Agent
    Jim Cleamons
    • Traded (LAL to CLE) on Aug 31, 1972
    Added
    Travis GrantRookie

    1971 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Fred Hetzel
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 20, 1971
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 22, 1971
    Free Agent
    Earnie Killum
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 17, 1971
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 19, 1971
    Free Agent
    Willie McCarter
    • Waived (LAL) on Sep 21, 1971
    • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 23, 1971
    • Signed Contract (POR) on Oct 4, 1971
    Added
    Jim CleamonsRookie
    Leroy Ellis
    • Traded (POR to LAL) on Sep 11, 1971
    John Q. Trapp

      1970 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Keith Erickson
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1970
      Free Agent
      Added
      Fred Hetzel
      • Waiver Claim (POR to LAL) on Aug 31, 1970
      Jim McMillian
      • Drafted #13 in 1970 (Round 1, Pick 13)
        Columbia
      Rookie
      Pat Riley
      • Traded (POR to LAL) on Oct 7, 1970

      1969 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Cliff Anderson
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1969
      Free Agent
      Jay Carty
      • Waived (LAL) on Sep 1, 1969
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 8, 1969
      Free Agent
      Freddie Crawford
      • Traded (LAL to MIL) on Sep 18, 1969
      Tom Hawkins
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1969
      Free Agent
      Added
      Dick GarrettRookie
      Mike Lynn
      • Drafted #51 in 1967 (Round 5, Pick 8)
        UCLA
      Rookie
      Willie McCarter
      • Drafted #13 in 1969 (Round 1, Pick 12)
        Drake
      Rookie

      1968 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Jerry Chambers
      • Traded (LAL to PHI) on Jul 9, 1968
      Archie Clark
      • Traded (LAL to PHI) on Jul 9, 1968
      Darrall Imhoff
      • Traded (LAL to PHI) on Jul 9, 1968
      Erwin Mueller
      • Traded (LAL to CHI) on Sep 23, 1968
      Added
      Eddie Biedenbach
      • Drafted #45 in 1968 (Round 4, Pick 9)
        NC State
      Rookie
      Wilt Chamberlain
      • Traded (PHI to LAL) on Jul 9, 1968
      Johnny Egan
      • Traded (MIL to LAL) on Oct 8, 1968
      Keith Erickson
      • Traded (CHI to LAL) on Sep 23, 1968

      1967 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Added
      Cliff AndersonRookie
      John WetzelRookie

      Re-signed
      Jim Barnes
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1967

      1966 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Leroy Ellis
      • Traded (LAL to WAS) on Sep 22, 1966
      John Fairchild
      • Waived (LAL) on Oct 3, 1966
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 5, 1966
      Free Agent
      Tom Hoover
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1966
      Free Agent
      Gene Wiley
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1966
      Free Agent
      Added
      Jim Barnes
      • Traded (WAS to LAL) on Sep 22, 1966
      John Block
      • Drafted #27 in 1966 (Round 3, Pick 7)
        USC
      Rookie
      Jerry Chambers
      • Drafted #7 in 1966 (Round 1, Pick 7)
        Utah
      Rookie
      Archie Clark
      • Drafted #37 in 1966 (Round 4, Pick 7)
        Minnesota
      Rookie
      Hank Finkel
      • Drafted #17 in 1966 (Round 2, Pick 7)
        Dayton
      Rookie
      Tom Hawkins
      • Traded (CIN to LAL) on Sep 14, 1966

      1965 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Dick Barnett
      • Traded (LAL to NYK) on Oct 14, 1965
      Jerry Grote
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1965
      Free Agent
      Bill McGill
      • Waived (LAL) on Sep 1, 1965
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Sep 8, 1965
      Free Agent
      Added
      Bob Boozer
      • Traded (NYK to LAL) on Oct 15, 1965
      John FairchildRookie
      Gail Goodrich
      • 1965 Territorial Pick, Los Angeles Lakers
      Rookie

      1964 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Jim Krebs
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1964
      Free Agent
      Frank Selvy
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1964
      Free Agent
      Added
      Mahdi Abdul-Rahman
      • 1964 Territorial Pick, Los Angeles Lakers
      Rookie
      Jerry GroteRookie
      Cotton Nash
      • Drafted #14 in 1964 (Round 2, Pick 5)
        Kentucky
      Rookie

      1963 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Ron Horn
      • Waived (LAL) on Oct 1, 1963
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Oct 3, 1963
      Free Agent
      Hot Rod Hundley
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1963
      Free Agent
      Howie Jolliff
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1963
      Free Agent
      Roger Strickland
      • Waived (LAL) on Oct 1, 1963
      • Waiver Claim (LAL to WAS) on Oct 3, 1963
      Added
      Mel GibsonRookie
      Jim King
      • Drafted #14 in 1963 (Round 2, Pick 5)
        Tulsa
      Rookie
      Don Nelson
      • Waiver Claim (WAS to LAL) on Sep 8, 1963
      Hub Reed
      • Traded (CIN to LAL) on Sep 24, 1963

      1962 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Ray Felix
      • Waived (LAL) on Aug 1, 1962
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 8, 1962
      Free Agent
      Tom Hawkins
      • Traded (LAL to CIN) on Sep 14, 1962
      Bob McNeill
      • Waived (LAL) on Aug 1, 1962
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 8, 1962
      Free Agent
      Bobby Smith
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1962
      Free Agent
      Wayne Yates
      • Waived (LAL) on Aug 1, 1962
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Aug 8, 1962
      Free Agent
      Added
      Dick Barnett
      • Traded (SYR to LAL) on Sep 5, 1962
      Leroy EllisRookie
      Ron Horn
      • Signed Contract on Sep 1, 1962
      Gene WileyRookie

      Re-signed
      Jerry West
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1962

      1961 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Ron Johnson
      • Free Agent (LAL) on Jul 1, 1961
      Free Agent
      Added
      Bob SimsRookie
      Bobby Smith
      • Signed Contract on Sep 1, 1961
      Free Agent

      1960 Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Boo Ellis
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Ed Fleming
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Steve Hamilton
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Nick Mantis
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Charlie Share
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Bobby Smith
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Ron Sobiezczyk
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1960
      Free Agent
      Added
      Howie Jolliff
      • Drafted #50 in 1960 (Round 7, Pick 2)
        Ohio
      Rookie
      Jerry WestRookie

      1959 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Vern Mikkelsen
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1959
      Free Agent
      Added
      Tom HawkinsRookie
      Rudy LaRusso
      • Drafted #12 in 1959 (Round 2, Pick 4)
        Dartmouth
      Rookie
      Bobby SmithRookie

      1958 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      George Brown
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      Bob Burrow
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      Corky Devlin
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      Bo Erias
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      McCoy Ingram
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      Dick Schnittker
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      Frank Selvy
      • Traded (MIN to STH) on Jul 1, 1958
      Bob Williams
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1958
      Free Agent
      Added
      Elgin Baylor
      • Drafted #2 in 1958 (Round 1, Pick 1)
        Seattle
      Rookie
      Boo Ellis
      • Drafted #17 in 1958 (Round 3, Pick 1)
        Niagara
      Rookie
      Steve HamiltonRookie

      1957 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Walter Dukes
      • Traded (MIN to DET) on Sep 12, 1957
      Monk Meineke
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1957
      • Signed Contract (MIN to CIN) on Sep 1, 1957
      Chuck Mencel
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1957
      Free Agent
      Whitey Skoog
      • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1957
      Free Agent
      Added
      George BrownRookie
      Larry Foust
        Hot Rod HundleyRookie
        McCoy Ingram
        • Undrafted in 1957
        Rookie
        Jim KrebsRookie

        1956 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

        Lost
        Ron Feiereisel
        • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1956
        Free Agent
        Lew Hitch
        • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1956
        • Signed Contract (MIN to ROR) on Jul 23, 1956
        Johnny Horan
        • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1956
        Free Agent
        Slater Martin
        • Traded (MIN to NYK) on Oct 26, 1956
        George Mikan
        • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1956
        Free Agent
        Added
        Walter Dukes
          Slick Leonard
          • Drafted #10 in 1954 (Round 2, Pick 1)
            Indiana
          Rookie
          Jim Paxson, Sr.
          • Drafted #4 in 1956 (Round 1, Pick 3)
            Dayton
          Rookie

          1955 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

          Lost
          Bob Carney
          • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1955
          Free Agent
          Slick Leonard
          • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1955
          Free Agent
          Jim Pollard
          • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1955
          Free Agent
          Don Sunderlage
          • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1955
          Free Agent
          Added
          Ron Feiereisel
          • Drafted #18 in 1953 (Round 2, Pick 9)
            DePaul
          Rookie
          Dick Garmaker
          • 1955 Territorial Pick, Minneapolis Lakers
          Rookie
          Chuck Mencel
          • Drafted #14 in 1955 (Round 2, Pick 6)
            Minnesota
          Rookie
          Bob Williams
          • Undrafted in 1955
          Rookie

          1954 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

          Lost
          George Mikan
          • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1954
          Free Agent
          Pep Saul
          • Traded (MIN to MIL) on Sep 18, 1954
          Added
          Bob Carney
          • Drafted #47 in 1954 (Round 6, Pick 2)
            Bradley
          Rookie
          Ed Kalafat
          • Drafted #9 in 1954 (Round 1, Pick 9)
            Minnesota
          Rookie
          Don Sunderlage
            Bobby Watson
            • Drafted #21 in 1952 (Round 3, Pick 1)
              Kentucky
            Rookie

            1953 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

            Lost
            Lew Hitch
            • Traded (MIN to MIL) on Oct 27, 1953
            Howie Schultz
            • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1953
            Free Agent
            Added
            Jim Fritsche
            • Drafted #9 in 1953 (Round 1, Pick 7)
              Hamline
            Rookie
            Clyde Lovellette
            • Drafted #10 in 1952 (Round 1, Pick 10)
              Kansas
            Rookie

            Re-signed
            George Mikan

              1952 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

              Lost
              Bud Grant
                Free Agent
                Joe Hutton
                • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1952
                Free Agent
                Added
                Jim HolsteinRookie

                Re-signed
                George Mikan

                  1951 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

                  Lost
                  Arnie Ferrin
                  • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1951
                  Free Agent
                  Tony Jaros
                  • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1951
                  Free Agent
                  Kevin O'Shea
                  • Traded (MIN to MIL) on Sep 25, 1951
                  Dick Schnittker
                  • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1951
                  Free Agent
                  Added
                  Lew HitchRookie
                  John Pilch
                  • Drafted #21 in 1950 (Round 2, Pick 2)
                    Wyoming
                  Rookie
                  Howie Schultz
                    Free Agent

                    1950 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

                    Lost
                    Don Carlson
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1950
                    Free Agent
                    Billy Hassett
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1950
                    • Signed Contract (MIN to BAL) on Sep 1, 1950
                    Mac Otten
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1950
                    Free Agent
                    Herm Schaefer
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1950
                    Free Agent
                    Added
                    Ed BeachRookie
                    Joe Hutton
                    • Drafted #90 in 1950 (Round 7, Pick 11)
                      Hamline
                    Rookie
                    Kevin O'SheaRookie

                    1949 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

                    Lost
                    Jack Dwan
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1949
                    Free Agent
                    Donnie Forman
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1949
                    Free Agent
                    Earl Gardner
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1949
                    Free Agent
                    Johnny Jorgensen
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1949
                    Free Agent
                    Whitey Kachan
                    • Free Agent (MIN) on Jul 1, 1949
                    Free Agent
                    Added
                    Normie Glick
                    • Undrafted in 1949
                    Rookie
                    Bud Grant
                    • Drafted #54 in 1950 (Round 4, Pick 11)
                      Minnesota
                    Rookie
                    Bob Harrison
                    • Drafted #23 in 1949 (Round 2, Pick 11)
                      Michigan
                    Rookie
                    Slater Martin
                    • Drafted #35 in 1949 (Round 3, Pick 11)
                      Texas
                    Rookie
                    Vern Mikkelsen
                    • Drafted #11 in 1949 (Round 1, Pick 11)
                      Hamline
                    Rookie
                    Paul Walther
                    • Drafted #44 in 1949 (Round 4, Pick 9)
                      Tennessee
                    Rookie

                    Re-signed
                    George Mikan

                      1948 Minneapolis Lakers Offseason Recap

                      Added
                      Mike Bloom
                        Don Carlson
                          Free Agent
                          Jack Dwan
                          • Undrafted in 1948
                          Rookie
                          Ray Ellefson
                          • Undrafted in 1948
                          Rookie
                          Arnie Ferrin
                          • Drafted #33 in 1948 (Round 3, Pick 9)
                            Utah
                          Rookie
                          Donnie Forman
                          • Undrafted in 1948
                          Rookie
                          Earl Gardner
                          • Drafted #45 in 1948 (Round 4, Pick 9)
                            DePauw
                          Rookie
                          Tony Jaros
                            Free Agent
                            Johnny Jorgensen
                              Free Agent
                              Herm Schaefer
                              • Undrafted in 1947
                              Rookie
                              Don Smith
                              • Drafted #68 in 1947 (Round 8, Pick 4)
                                Minnesota
                              Rookie
                              Jack Tingle