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2003-2004 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Kobe Bryant SG 6-6 205 7 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
1 Maurice Carter SG 6-5 210 1 LSU 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
43 Brian Cook PF 6-9 234 0 Illinois 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
2 Derek Fisher G 6-1 210 7 Arkansas-Little Rock 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
17 Rick Fox SF 6-7 230 12 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Canada / Bahamas
3 Devean George F-G 6-8 235 4 Augsburg College 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
54 Horace Grant PF 6-10 255 16 Clemson 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
11 Karl Malone PF 6-9 265 18 Louisiana Tech 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
14 Slava Medvedenko F 6-10 250 3 BC Kyiv (Ukraine) 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted Ukraine
34 Shaquille O'Neal C 7-1 325 11 LSU 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
12 Jannero Pargo PG 6-1 175 1 Arkansas 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Gary Payton G 6-4 180 13 Oregon State 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
21 Kareem Rush G 6-6 201 1 Missouri 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
9 Bryon Russell SG 6-7 225 10 Long Beach State 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
31 Jamal Sampson FC 6-11 235 1 California 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
5 Ime Udoka G-F 6-5 220 1 Portland State 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Nigeria
4 Luke Walton F 6-8 235 0 Arizona 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States

L.A. Lakers Depth Chart Historical L.A. Lakers Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Gary Payton
14.6p 4.2r 5.5a
Kobe Bryant
24.0p 5.5r 5.1a
Devean George
7.4p 4.0r 1.4a
Karl Malone
13.2p 8.7r 3.9a
S. O'Neal
21.5p 11.5r 2.9a
R Derek Fisher
7.1p 1.9r 2.3a
Kareem Rush
6.4p 1.3r 0.8a
Rick Fox
4.8p 2.7r 2.6a
S. Medvedenko
8.3p 5.0r 0.8a
Jamal Sampson
2.9p 5.2r 0.7a
R  
 
 
 
Bryon Russell
4.0p 2.0r 1.0a
Horace Grant
4.1p 4.2r 1.3a
 
 
R  
 
 
 
Luke Walton
2.4p 1.8r 1.6a
Brian Cook
4.4p 2.9r 0.6a
 
 

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers56-26-
2Sacramento Kings55-271
3Portland Trail Blazers41-4115
4Golden State Warriors37-4519
5Seattle SuperSonics37-4519
6Phoenix Suns29-5327
7Los Angeles Clippers28-5428

L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shaquille O'Neal All-NBA First Team (2004)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA First Team (2004)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Month (Mar 04)
Shaquille O'Neal Player Of The Week (12/07/03, 03/21/04)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Week (02/22/04, 03/29/04)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA Defensive First Team (2004)
Kobe Bryant Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2004)
Shaquille O'Neal Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2004)
Shaquille O'Neal All-Star MVP (2004)
Derek Fisher Skills Challenge Participant (2004)

L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kobe Bryant 65 37.6 24.0 5.5 5.1 1.7 0.4 2.6
Shaquille O'Neal 67 36.8 21.5 11.5 2.9 0.5 2.5 2.9
Gary Payton 82 34.5 14.6 4.2 5.5 1.2 0.2 1.8
Karl Malone 42 32.7 13.2 8.7 3.9 1.2 0.5 2.5
Slava Medvedenko 68 21.2 8.3 5.0 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.9
Devean George 82 23.8 7.4 4.0 1.4 1.0 0.5 1.1
Derek Fisher 82 21.6 7.1 1.9 2.3 1.3 0.0 1.0
Kareem Rush 72 17.3 6.4 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.7
Maurice Carter 4 12.5 5.5 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.5
Rick Fox 38 22.3 4.8 2.7 2.6 0.8 0.1 1.3
Brian Cook 35 12.6 4.4 2.9 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
Horace Grant 55 20.1 4.1 4.2 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.5
Bryon Russell 72 13.1 4.0 2.0 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.5
Jamal Sampson 10 13.0 2.9 5.2 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.6
Luke Walton 72 10.1 2.4 1.8 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.6
Ime Udoka 4 7.0 2.0 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.8
Jannero Pargo 13 4.8 1.1 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.9

L.A. Lakers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Brian Cook was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Brian Cook signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 5, 2003.

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. Devean George re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18, 2002.

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.

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.

Draft Rights to Kareem Rush, the #20 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Toronto Raptors on June 26, 2002. Kareem Rush signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 3, 2002.

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.

Horace Grant signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 28, 2003.

Karl Malone signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 16, 2003.

Slava Medvedenko signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 15, 2000. Slava Medvedenko re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 26, 2002.

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.

Gary Payton signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 16, 2003.

Bryon Russell signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 1, 2003.

Jamal Sampson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 24, 2003.

L.A. Lakers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dr. Jerry H. Buss Owner 1979-1980 N/A
Joe McCormack Chief Financial Officer 1989-1990 N/A
Jeanie Buss Executive VP of Business Operations 1999-2000 N/A
Tim Harris Senior VP of Business Operations 1996-1997 N/A
Magic Johnson VP 2011-2012 Co-Owner (Los Angeles Lakers, 1994 to 2011)
Mitch Kupchak General Manager 2000-2001 Assistant General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1986 to 2000)
Jim Buss Assistant General Manager 1998-1999 N/A
Glenn Carraro Assistant General Manager 2012-2013 Director of Basketball Administration (Los Angeles Lakers, 2006 to 2012)
Ronnie Lester Assistant General Manager 2001-2002 Scout (Los Angeles Lakers, 1987 to 2001)
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)
Kurt Rambis Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2009 to 2011)
Rudy Garciduenas Director of International Scouting 1984-1985 N/A
Kristen Luken Director of Player Personnel 1999-2000 N/A
Bumper Tormohlen Scout 1967-1968 N/A
Irving Thomas Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Kevin Grevey Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Brian Shaw Scout 2003-2004 N/A
Alex McKechnie Athletic Performance Coordinator 2003-2004 N/A