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1997-1998 Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Roster
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Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Born Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Jon Barry G 6-4 195 Jul 25, 1969 28 Georgia Tech 5 1992 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Boston Celtics
Mario Bennett C-F 6-6 235 Aug 1, 1973 24 Arizona State 1 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 27, Phoenix Suns
Corie Blount F-C 6-9 240 Jan 4, 1969 29 Cincinnati 4 1993 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Chicago Bulls
Kobe Bryant SG 6-6 205 Aug 23, 1978 19 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Charlotte Hornets (1988)
Elden Campbell C-F 6-11 215 Jul 23, 1968 29 Clemson 7 1990 Rnd 1, Pick 27, Los Angeles Lakers
Derek Fisher PG 6-1 210 Aug 9, 1974 23 Arkansas-Little Rock 1 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Los Angeles Lakers
Rick Fox F 6-7 230 Jul 24, 1969 28 North Carolina 6 1991 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Boston Celtics
Robert Horry F-C 6-9 220 Aug 25, 1970 27 Alabama 5 1992 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Houston Rockets
Eddie Jones G-F 6-6 200 Oct 20, 1971 26 Temple 3 1994 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Los Angeles Lakers
Shaquille O'Neal C 7-1 325 Mar 6, 1972 26 LSU 5 1992 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Orlando Magic
Sean Rooks C 6-10 250 Sep 9, 1969 28 Arizona 5 1992 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Dallas Mavericks
Shea Seals G 6-5 210 Aug 26, 1975 22 Tulsa 0 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Nick Van Exel G 6-1 170 Nov 27, 1971 26 Cincinnati 4 1993 Rnd 2, Pick 10, Los Angeles Lakers

Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Chicago Bulls #8 New Jersey Nets Chicago in 3
First Round #2 Miami Heat #7 New York Knicks New York in 5
First Round #3 Indiana Pacers #6 Cleveland Cavaliers Indiana in 4
First Round #4 Charlotte Hornets (1988) #5 Atlanta Hawks Charlotte in 4
Second Round #1 Chicago Bulls #4 Charlotte Hornets (1988) Chicago in 5
Second Round #3 Indiana Pacers #7 New York Knicks Indiana in 5
Conference Finals #1 Chicago Bulls #3 Indiana Pacers Chicago in 7
Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Utah Jazz #8 Houston Rockets Utah in 5
First Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #7 Minnesota Timberwolves Seattle in 5
First Round #3 Los Angeles Lakers #6 Portland Trail Blazers L.A. Lakers in 4
First Round #4 Phoenix Suns #5 San Antonio Spurs San Antonio in 4
Second Round #1 Utah Jazz #5 San Antonio Spurs Utah in 5
Second Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Los Angeles Lakers L.A. Lakers in 5
Conference Finals #1 Utah Jazz #3 Los Angeles Lakers Utah in 4
NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Utah Jazz #1 Chicago Bulls Chicago in 6

L.A. Lakers Playoff Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Robert Horry 13 32.5 8.6 6.5 3.1 1.1 1.1 1.4
Eddie Jones 13 36.6 17.0 3.9 2.5 2.0 1.6 1.3
Kobe Bryant 11 20.0 8.7 1.9 1.5 0.3 0.7 1.0
Derek Fisher 13 21.4 6.0 1.9 3.8 1.3 0.0 1.2
Mario Bennett 4 2.5 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
Sean Rooks 4 2.8 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0
Shaquille O'Neal 13 38.5 30.5 9.9 2.9 0.5 2.6 3.3
Jon Barry 7 2.6 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Elden Campbell 13 13.8 5.2 3.5 0.6 0.2 0.9 1.0
Nick Van Exel 13 28.2 11.6 2.5 4.2 0.6 0.1 1.7
Rick Fox 13 32.9 10.9 4.5 3.9 0.8 0.2 1.6
Corie Blount 12 17.4 2.6 5.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.2

Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Portland Leaders
Apr 24, 1998
VS
Portland
W, 104-102 The Forum
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 30. S. O'Neal
REB: 7. S. O'Neal
AST: 5. Robert Horry
PTS: 25. J.R. Rider
REB: 12. Brian Grant
AST: 10. D. Stoudamire
Apr 26, 1998
VS
Portland
W, 108-99 The Forum
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 24. Rick Fox
REB: 6. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. Derek Fisher
PTS: 24. J.R. Rider
REB: 7. Brian Grant
AST: 14. D. Stoudamire
Apr 28, 1998
@
Portland
L, 99-94 Moda Center
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 36. S. O'Neal
REB: 16. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. Robert Horry
PTS: 18. D. Stoudamire
REB: 12. Brian Grant
AST: 6. D. Stoudamire
Apr 30, 1998
@
Portland
W, 99-110 Moda Center
Opening Round
3-1 PTS: 31. S. O'Neal
REB: 15. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. N. Van Exel
PTS: 24. D. Stoudamire
REB: 12. Brian Grant
AST: 8. D. Stoudamire

Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Seattle Leaders
May 4, 1998
@
Seattle
L, 106-92 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 27. S. O'Neal
REB: 11. S. O'Neal
AST: 10. Rick Fox
PTS: 25. Gary Payton
REB: 8. H. Hawkins
AST: 6. Gary Payton
May 6, 1998
@
Seattle
W, 68-92 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 26. S. O'Neal
REB: 10. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. Derek Fisher
PTS: 13. Vin Baker
REB: 8. D. Schrempf
AST: 5. Gary Payton
May 8, 1998
VS
Seattle
W, 119-103 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 30. S. O'Neal
REB: 10. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. Derek Fisher
PTS: 26. D. Schrempf
REB: 12. Vin Baker
AST: 13. Gary Payton
May 10, 1998
VS
Seattle
W, 112-100 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 39. S. O'Neal
REB: 8. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. S. O'Neal
PTS: 31. Gary Payton
REB: 8. Gary Payton
AST: 13. Gary Payton
May 12, 1998
@
Seattle
W, 95-110 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 31. S. O'Neal
REB: 11. Robert Horry
AST: 6. Derek Fisher
PTS: 28. Vin Baker
REB: 9. Vin Baker
AST: 6. H. Hawkins

Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Utah Leaders
May 16, 1998
@
Utah
L, 112-77 EnergySolutions Arena
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 19. S. O'Neal
REB: 9. Corie Blount
AST: 3. N. Van Exel
PTS: 29. Karl Malone
REB: 11. S. Anderson
AST: 9. H. Eisley
May 18, 1998
@
Utah
L, 99-95 EnergySolutions Arena
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 31. S. O'Neal
REB: 10. Corie Blount
AST: 7. Rick Fox
PTS: 33. Karl Malone
REB: 7. Karl Malone
AST: 6. J. Stockton
May 22, 1998
VS
Utah
L, 98-109 The Forum
Conference Finals
0-3 PTS: 39. S. O'Neal
REB: 15. S. O'Neal
AST: 7. N. Van Exel
PTS: 26. Karl Malone
REB: 10. Karl Malone
AST: 8. J. Stockton
May 24, 1998
VS
Utah
L, 92-96 The Forum
Conference Finals
0-4 PTS: 38. S. O'Neal
REB: 8. Robert Horry
AST: 6. Eddie Jones
PTS: 32. Karl Malone
REB: 14. Karl Malone
AST: 8. J. Stockton