Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Steve Bucknall GF 6-6 215 0 North Carolina 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted England
21 Michael Cooper SG 6-5 170 11 New Mexico 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 16 United States
12 Vlade Divac C 7-1 260 0 KK Partizan (Serbia) 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 26 Serbia
10 Larry Drew G 6-1 170 8 Missouri 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
45 A.C. Green PF 6-9 220 4 Oregon State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
55 Mike Higgins F 6-9 220 0 Northern Colorado 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
32 Magic Johnson PG 6-9 255 10 Michigan State 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
49 Mel McCants F 6-8 240 0 Purdue 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
31 Mark McNamara C 6-11 235 6 California 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
55 Jawann Oldham C 7-0 215 9 Seattle 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
4 Byron Scott SG 6-3 195 6 Arizona State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
43 Mychal Thompson FC 6-10 226 11 Minnesota 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Bahamas
3 Jay Vincent F 6-7 220 8 Michigan State 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
0 Orlando Woolridge PF 6-9 215 8 Notre Dame 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
42 James Worthy SF 6-9 225 7 North Carolina 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States

1989-1990 L.A. Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Johnson B. Scott J. Worthy A. Green M. Thompson
Rotation L. Drew M. Cooper   O. Woolridge V. Divac
Lim PT     J. Vincent M. McCants M. McNamara

1989-1990 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers63-19-
2Portland Trail Blazers59-234
3Phoenix Suns54-289
4Seattle SuperSonics41-4122
5Golden State Warriors37-4526
6Los Angeles Clippers30-5233
7Sacramento Kings23-5940

1989-1990 L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Magic Johnson Most Valuable Player (1990)
Magic Johnson All-NBA First Team (1990)
James Worthy All-NBA Third Team (1990)
Magic Johnson Player Of The Month (Feb 90)
Magic Johnson Player Of The Week (04/15/90)
Vlade Divac All-Rookie First Team (1990)
James Worthy Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1990)
A.C. Green Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1990)
Magic Johnson Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1990)
Magic Johnson All-Star MVP (1990)

1989-1990 L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Magic Johnson 79 37.2 22.3 6.6 11.5 1.7 0.4 3.7
James Worthy 80 37.0 21.1 6.0 3.6 1.2 0.6 2.0
Byron Scott 77 33.7 15.5 3.1 3.6 1.0 0.4 1.6
A.C. Green 82 33.0 12.9 8.7 1.1 0.8 0.6 1.4
Orlando Woolridge 62 22.9 12.7 3.0 1.5 0.6 0.7 1.2
Mychal Thompson 70 26.9 10.1 6.8 0.6 0.5 1.0 1.1
Vlade Divac 82 19.6 8.5 6.2 0.9 1.0 1.4 1.3
Michael Cooper 80 23.1 6.4 2.8 2.7 0.8 0.5 1.1
Larry Drew 80 16.7 5.2 1.2 2.7 0.6 0.1 1.2
Mark McNamara 33 5.8 3.1 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.6
Jay Vincent 24 8.3 3.8 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.8
Steve Bucknall 18 4.2 1.3 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.6
Mel McCants 13 5.0 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Jawann Oldham 3 3.0 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3
Mike Higgins 6 3.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0

1989-1990 Los Angeles Lakers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Michael Cooper was selected as the #16 pick in the 3 Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Michael Cooper signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1978. Michael Cooper re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 1, 1980. Michael Cooper signed a multi-year extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on November 1, 1982. Michael Cooper re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 24, 1986.

Vlade Divac was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Vlade Divac signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 7, 1989.

A.C. Green was selected as the #23 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. A.C. Green signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on September 25, 1985. A.C. Green re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 6, 1989.

Magic Johnson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Magic Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 1, 1979. Magic Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 1, 1984.

James Worthy was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. James Worthy signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 1, 1982. James Worthy re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 20, 1987.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Byron Scott, the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the San Diego Clippers on October 10, 1983. Byron Scott signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 16, 1983. Byron Scott re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 9, 1987. Byron Scott re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 3, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Mychal Thompson was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the San Antonio Spurs on February 13, 1987. Mychal Thompson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 1, 1987. Mychal Thompson signed an extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 1, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Larry Drew signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 4, 1989.

Mel McCants signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 2, 1989.

Mark McNamara signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 3, 1988.

Jay Vincent signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on December 24, 1989.

Orlando Woolridge signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 10, 1988.

1989-1990 Los Angeles Lakers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dr. Jerry H. Buss Owner, Majority Owner 1979-1980 N/A
Francis R. Mariani Chief Executive Officer 1987-1988 N/A
Joe McCormack Chief Financial Officer 1989-1990 N/A
Jim Perzik General Counsel 1979-1980 N/A
Pat Riley Head Coach 1981-1982 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1979 to 1982)
Bill Bertka Assistant Coach 1981-1982 General Manager (Utah Jazz, 1974 to 1976)
Jim Eyen Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2009 to 2013)
Jerry West General Manager 1982-1983 Scout (Los Angeles Lakers, 1979 to 1982)
Mitch Kupchak Assistant General Manager 1986-1987 N/A
Rudy Garciduenas Director of International Scouting 1984-1985 N/A
Bumper Tormohlen Scout 1967-1968 N/A
Ronnie Lester Scout 1987-1988 N/A
Gary Vitti Athletic Trainer 1984-1985 N/A
Lawrence Tanter Public Address Announcer 1981-1982 N/A