Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters

2007-2008 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
3 Trevor Ariza SF 6-8 220 3 UCLA 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
54 Kwame Brown C 6-11 290 6 Glynn Academy (Georgia) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
24 Kobe Bryant SG 6-6 205 11 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
17 Andrew Bynum C 7-0 285 2 St. Joseph High School (New Jersey) 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
43 Brian Cook PF 6-9 234 4 Illinois 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
8 Javaris Crittenton G 6-5 200 0 Georgia Tech 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
6 Maurice Evans G-F 6-5 220 5 Texas 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Jordan Farmar PG 6-2 180 1 UCLA 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
2 Derek Fisher G 6-1 210 11 Arkansas-Little Rock 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
16 Pau Gasol FC 7-0 250 6 FC Barcelona Regal (Spain) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 3 Spain
11 Coby Karl SF 6-5 215 0 Boise State 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
28 D.J. Mbenga FC 7-0 255 3 OpenJobMetis Varese (Italy) 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted Democratic Republic of the Congo / Belgium
31 Chris Mihm C 7-0 265 7 Texas 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
14 Ira Newble G-F 6-7 220 8 Miami (OH) 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 Lamar Odom PF 6-10 230 8 Rhode Island 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
10 Vladimir Radmanovic PF 6-10 235 6 KK FMP (Serbia) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 12 Serbia
21 Ronny Turiaf FC 6-10 241 2 Gonzaga 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 7 France
18 Sasha Vujacic G 6-7 193 3 Pallalcesto Amatori Udine (Italy) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 27 Slovenia
4 Luke Walton F 6-8 235 4 Arizona 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States

2007-2008 Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Fisher K. Bryant L. Odom L. Walton V. Radmanovic
Rotation J. Farmar S. Vujacic T. Ariza   P. Gasol
Rotation         A. Bynum
Rotation         R. Turiaf
Rotation         C. Mihm
Lim PT   C. Karl I. Newble   D. Mbenga

2007-2008 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers57-25-
2Phoenix Suns55-272
3Golden State Warriors48-349
4Sacramento Kings38-4419
5Los Angeles Clippers23-5934

2007-2008 Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kobe Bryant Most Valuable Player (2008)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA First Team (2008)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Month (Feb 08, Apr 08)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Week (01/13/08, 03/02/08, 04/06/08)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA Defensive First Team (2008)
Kobe Bryant Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2008)
Jordan Farmar Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2008)

2007-2008 Lakers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kobe Bryant 82 38.9 28.3 6.3 5.4 1.8 0.5 3.1
Lamar Odom 77 37.9 14.2 10.6 3.5 1.0 0.9 2.0
Derek Fisher 82 27.4 11.7 2.1 2.9 1.0 0.0 1.1
Jordan Farmar 82 20.6 9.1 2.2 2.7 0.9 0.1 1.3
Sasha Vujacic 72 17.8 8.8 2.1 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.7
Vladimir Radmanovic 65 22.8 8.4 3.3 1.9 0.7 0.2 1.1
Luke Walton 74 23.4 7.2 3.9 2.9 0.8 0.2 1.4
Ronny Turiaf 78 18.7 6.6 3.9 1.6 0.4 1.4 0.9
Pau Gasol 27 34.0 18.8 7.8 3.5 0.5 1.6 1.6
Andrew Bynum 35 28.8 13.1 10.2 1.7 0.3 2.1 1.5
Trevor Ariza 24 18.0 6.5 3.5 1.5 1.1 0.3 0.8
Kwame Brown 23 22.1 5.7 5.7 1.2 0.7 0.8 1.6
Chris Mihm 23 12.1 3.6 3.3 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.7
Javaris Crittenton 22 7.8 3.3 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.0 1.0
D.J. Mbenga 26 7.5 2.5 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.3
Maurice Evans 7 13.7 4.4 1.3 1.7 0.7 0.1 0.0
Coby Karl 17 4.1 1.8 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3
Brian Cook 6 11.7 2.3 1.7 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.7
Ira Newble 6 5.1 1.2 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.5

2007-2008 Los Angeles Lakers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Andrew Bynum was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Andrew Bynum signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2005.

Jordan Farmar was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Jordan Farmar signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 5, 2006.

Ronny Turiaf was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Ronny Turiaf signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 17, 2006.

Sasha Vujacic was selected as the #27 pick in the First Round of the 2004 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Sasha Vujacic signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 20, 2004.

Luke Walton was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Luke Walton signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 8, 2003. Luke Walton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 8, 2005. Luke Walton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 12, 2007.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Kobe Bryant, the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on July 11, 1996. Kobe Bryant signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 25, 1996. Kobe Bryant signed a multi-year extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 29, 1999. Kobe Bryant re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 15, 2004.

Acquired via Trade

Trevor Ariza was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Orlando Magic on November 20, 2007.

Pau Gasol was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Memphis Grizzlies on February 1, 2008.

Chris Mihm was acquired in a sign and trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Boston Celtics on August 6, 2004. Chris Mihm signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 19, 2007.

Lamar Odom was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Miami Heat on July 14, 2004.

Acquired via Free Agency

Derek Fisher signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 20, 2007.

Coby Karl signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 30, 2007.

D.J. Mbenga signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 21, 2008. D.J. Mbenga re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on February 1, 2008. D.J. Mbenga re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on February 11, 2008.

Ira Newble signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on March 21, 2008. Ira Newble re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on April 1, 2008.

Vladimir Radmanovic signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 12, 2006.

2007-2008 Los Angeles Lakers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dr. Jerry H. Buss Owner, Majority Owner 1979-1980 N/A
Magic Johnson Co-Owner, VP 1994-1995 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1993 to 1994)
Edward P. Roski, Jr. Co-Owner 1998-1999 N/A
Philip F. Anschutz Co-Owner 1998-1999 N/A
Francis R. Mariani Chief Executive Officer 1987-1988 N/A
Joe McCormack Chief Financial Officer 1989-1990 N/A
Johnny Buss Executive VP of Strategic Development 2006-2007 N/A
Jeanie Buss Executive VP of Business Operations 1999-2000 N/A
Tim Harris Chief Operating Officer, Senior VP of Business Operations 1996-1997 N/A
Phil Jackson Head Coach 2005-2006 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1999 to 2004)
Frank Hamblen Assistant Coach 1999-2000 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1991 to 1992)
Brian Shaw Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Scout (Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 to 2004)
Kurt Rambis Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2009 to 2011)
Jim Cleamons Assistant Coach 2006-2007 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2004 to 2006)
Jim Buss Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2005-2006 Assistant General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1998 to 2005)
Ronnie Lester Assistant General Manager 2001-2002 Scout (Los Angeles Lakers, 1987 to 2001)
Rudy Garciduenas Director of International Scouting 1984-1985 N/A
Adam Filippi Director of International Scouting 2001-2002 N/A
Alex McKechnie Athletic Performance Coordinator 2003-2004 N/A
Bumper Tormohlen Scout 1967-1968 N/A
Kevin Grevey Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Bonnie-Jill Laflin Scout 2006-2007 N/A
Rasheed Hazzard Scout 2006-2007 N/A
Gary Vitti Athletic Trainer 1984-1985 N/A
Lawrence Tanter Public Address Announcer 1981-1982 N/A