Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters

2004-2005 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
9 Chucky Atkins G 5-11 185 6 South Florida 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Tony Bobbitt G 6-4 205 0 Cincinnati 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Tierre Brown G 6-2 189 3 McNeese State 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
24 Kobe Bryant SG 6-6 205 8 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
1 Caron Butler SF 6-7 228 2 Connecticut 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
43 Brian Cook PF 6-9 234 1 Illinois 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
12 Vlade Divac C 7-1 260 15 KK Partizan (Serbia) 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 26 Serbia
3 Devean George F-G 6-8 235 5 Augsburg College 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
55 Brian Grant PF 6-9 254 10 Xavier 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
20 Jumaine Jones SF 6-8 218 5 Georgia 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
14 Slava Medvedenko F 6-10 250 4 BC Kyiv (Ukraine) 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted Ukraine
31 Chris Mihm C 7-0 265 4 Texas 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
7 Lamar Odom PF 6-10 230 5 Rhode Island 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
21 Kareem Rush G 6-6 201 2 Missouri 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
18 Sasha Vujacic G 6-7 193 0 Pallalcesto Amatori Udine (Italy) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 27 Slovenia
4 Luke Walton F 6-8 235 1 Arizona 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States

2004-2005 Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Atkins K. Bryant C. Butler L. Odom C. Mihm
Rotation T. Brown S. Vujacic J. Jones B. Grant  
Rotation     D. George B. Cook  
Rotation     L. Walton    
Lim PT   T. Bobbitt     S. Medvedenko
Lim PT         V. Divac

2004-2005 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Phoenix Suns62-20-
2Sacramento Kings50-3212
3Los Angeles Clippers37-4525
4Los Angeles Lakers34-4828
5Golden State Warriors34-4828

2004-2005 Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kobe Bryant All-NBA Third Team (2005)
Kobe Bryant Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2005)

2004-2005 Lakers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kobe Bryant 66 40.7 27.6 5.9 6.0 1.3 0.8 4.1
Caron Butler 77 35.7 15.5 5.8 1.9 1.4 0.3 1.6
Chucky Atkins 82 35.4 13.6 2.4 4.4 0.9 0.0 1.8
Lamar Odom 64 36.2 15.2 10.2 3.7 0.7 1.0 2.5
Chris Mihm 75 24.9 9.8 6.7 0.7 0.2 1.4 1.5
Jumaine Jones 76 24.1 7.6 5.2 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.6
Brian Cook 72 15.1 6.4 3.0 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.4
Tierre Brown 76 14.0 4.4 1.2 2.0 0.4 0.0 1.0
Brian Grant 69 16.5 3.8 3.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.6
Luke Walton 61 12.6 3.2 2.3 1.5 0.4 0.2 1.0
Slava Medvedenko 43 9.8 3.8 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3
Devean George 15 20.4 7.3 3.5 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.8
Sasha Vujacic 35 11.5 2.9 1.8 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.4
Vlade Divac 15 8.7 2.3 2.1 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.9
Kareem Rush 14 6.5 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Tony Bobbitt 2 6.0 2.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2004-2005 Los Angeles 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.

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.

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.

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

Chucky Atkins was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Boston Celtics on August 6, 2004.

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

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

Jumaine Jones was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Boston Celtics on August 13, 2004.

Chris Mihm was acquired in a sign and trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Boston Celtics on August 6, 2004.

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

Acquired via Free Agency

Tony Bobbitt signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on December 6, 2004.

Tierre Brown signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 4, 2004.

Vlade Divac signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 20, 2004.

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. Slava Medvedenko re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 2, 2004.

2004-2005 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
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
Rudy Tomjanovich Head Coach 2004-2005 Head Coach (Houston Rockets, 1991 to 2003)
Frank Hamblen Head Coach, Assistant Coach 1999-2000 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1991 to 1992)
Brian Shaw Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Scout (Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 to 2004)
Melvin Hunt Assistant Coach 2004-2005 College and International Scout (Houston Rockets, 2003 to 2004)
Mike Wells Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 1999 to 2004)
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)
Kristen Luken Director of Player Personnel 1999-2000 N/A
Rudy Garciduenas Director of International Scouting 1984-1985 N/A
Alex McKechnie Athletic Performance Coordinator 2003-2004 N/A
Bumper Tormohlen Scout 1967-1968 N/A
Irving Thomas Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Kevin Grevey Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Gary Vitti Athletic Trainer 1984-1985 N/A