Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters

2001-2002 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Kobe Bryant SG 6-6 205 5 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
11 Joe Crispin G 6-0 185 0 Penn State 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Derek Fisher G 6-1 210 5 Arkansas-Little Rock 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
17 Rick Fox SF 6-7 230 10 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Canada / Bahamas
3 Devean George F-G 6-8 235 2 Augsburg College 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
5 Robert Horry PF 6-9 220 9 Alabama 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
10 Lindsey Hunter G 6-2 195 8 Jackson State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
35 Mark Madsen C-F 6-9 240 1 Stanford 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
6 Jelani McCoy FC 6-10 245 3 UCLA 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
14 Slava Medvedenko F 6-10 250 1 BC Kyiv (Ukraine) 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted Ukraine
30 Tracy Murray F 6-7 225 9 UCLA 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
34 Shaquille O'Neal C 7-1 325 9 LSU 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
12 Mike Penberthy SG 6-3 185 1 Master's College 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Mitch Richmond SG 6-5 215 13 Kansas State 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
20 Brian Shaw PG 6-6 190 12 UC Santa Barbara 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
52 Samaki Walker PF 6-9 250 5 Louisville 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States

2001-2002 Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Hunter K. Bryant R. Fox S. Walker S. O'Neal
Rotation D. Fisher M. Richmond D. George R. Horry M. Madsen
Rotation B. Shaw       S. Medvedenko
Lim PT         J. McCoy

2001-2002 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Sacramento Kings61-21-
2Los Angeles Lakers58-243
3Portland Trail Blazers49-3312
4Seattle SuperSonics45-3716
5Los Angeles Clippers39-4322
6Phoenix Suns36-4625
7Golden State Warriors21-6140

2001-2002 Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shaquille O'Neal Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (2002)
Shaquille O'Neal All-NBA First Team (2002)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA First Team (2002)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Month (Nov 01)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Week (11/04/01, 01/20/02)
Shaquille O'Neal Player Of The Week (02/03/02, 02/24/02, 03/10/02)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA Defensive Second Team (2002)
Kobe Bryant Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2002)
Shaquille O'Neal Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2002)
Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP (2002)

2001-2002 Lakers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kobe Bryant 80 38.3 25.2 5.5 5.5 1.5 0.4 2.8
Shaquille O'Neal 67 36.1 27.2 10.7 3.0 0.6 2.0 2.6
Derek Fisher 70 28.2 11.2 2.1 2.6 0.9 0.1 0.9
Rick Fox 82 27.9 7.9 4.7 3.5 0.8 0.3 1.6
Devean George 82 21.5 7.1 3.7 1.4 0.9 0.5 0.8
Robert Horry 81 26.4 6.8 5.9 2.9 1.0 1.1 1.1
Lindsey Hunter 82 19.7 5.8 1.5 1.6 0.8 0.2 0.7
Samaki Walker 69 24.0 6.7 7.0 0.9 0.4 1.3 0.8
Slava Medvedenko 71 10.3 4.7 2.2 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.6
Mitch Richmond 64 11.1 4.1 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.6
Brian Shaw 58 10.9 2.9 1.9 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.6
Mark Madsen 59 11.0 2.8 2.7 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.4
Jelani McCoy 21 5.0 1.2 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.4
Joe Crispin 6 4.5 1.7 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2
Mike Penberthy 3 4.0 1.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0

2001-2002 Los Angeles Lakers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Derek Fisher was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Derek Fisher signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 19, 1996. Derek Fisher re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 16, 1999.

Devean George was selected as the #23 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Devean George signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 9, 1999.

Mark Madsen was selected as the #29 pick in the First Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Mark Madsen signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 5, 2000.

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.

Acquired via Trade

Robert Horry was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Phoenix Suns on January 10, 1997. Robert Horry re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 29, 1997.

Lindsey Hunter was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 28, 2001.

Acquired via Free Agency

Rick Fox signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 28, 1997. Rick Fox re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 21, 1999. Rick Fox re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 5, 1999.

Jelani McCoy signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 21, 2001.

Slava Medvedenko signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 15, 2000.

Shaquille O'Neal signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18, 1996. Shaquille O'Neal re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 13, 2000.

Mitch Richmond signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 20, 2001.

Brian Shaw signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on November 4, 2001.

Samaki Walker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 20, 2001.

2001-2002 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
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)
Bill Bertka Assistant Coach 1981-1982 General Manager (Utah Jazz, 1974 to 1976)
Frank Hamblen Assistant Coach 1999-2000 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1991 to 1992)
Jim Cleamons Assistant Coach 2006-2007 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2004 to 2006)
Kurt Rambis Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2009 to 2011)
Jim Buss Assistant General Manager 1998-1999 N/A
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
Bumper Tormohlen Scout 1967-1968 N/A
Kevin Grevey Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Gary Vitti Athletic Trainer 1984-1985 N/A
Lawrence Tanter Public Address Announcer 1981-1982 N/A