Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Rosters

2000-2001 Los Angeles Lakers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Kobe Bryant SG 6-6 212 4 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
2 Derek Fisher G 6-1 210 4 Little Rock 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
40 Greg Foster C 6-11 240 10 UTEP 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
17 Rick Fox SF 6-7 230 9 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Canada / Bahamas
3 Devean George F-G 6-8 235 1 Augsburg College 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
54 Horace Grant PF 6-10 255 13 Clemson 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
4 Ron Harper SG 6-6 185 14 Miami (OH) 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Cory Hightower G-F 6-8 200 0 Indian Hills 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
5 Robert Horry PF 6-9 220 8 Alabama 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
10 Lindsey Hunter G 6-2 195 7 Jackson State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
10 Tyronn Lue G 6-0 170 2 Nebraska 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
35 Mark Madsen C-F 6-9 240 0 Stanford 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
14 Slava Medvedenko F 6-10 250 0 BC Kyiv (Ukraine) 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted Ukraine
34 Shaquille O'Neal C 7-1 325 8 LSU 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
12 Mike Penberthy SG 6-3 185 0 Master's College 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 J.R. Rider SG 6-5 215 7 UNLV 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
20 Brian Shaw PG 6-6 190 11 UC Santa Barbara 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States

2000-2001 L.A. Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Fisher K. Bryant R. Fox H. Grant S. O'Neal
Rotation B. Shaw   D. George R. Horry M. Madsen
Rotation T. Lue        
Rotation R. Harper        
Lim PT   J. Rider     G. Foster
Lim PT   M. Penberthy     S. Medvedenko

2000-2001 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers56-26-
2Sacramento Kings55-271
3Phoenix Suns51-315
4Portland Trail Blazers50-326
5Seattle SuperSonics44-3812
6Los Angeles Clippers31-5125
7Golden State Warriors17-6539

2000-2001 L.A. Lakers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shaquille O'Neal Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (2001)
Shaquille O'Neal All-NBA First Team (2001)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA Second Team (2001)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Month (Dec 00)
Shaquille O'Neal Player Of The Month (Apr 01)
Kobe Bryant Player Of The Week (12/24/00)
Shaquille O'Neal Player Of The Week (04/08/01)
Shaquille O'Neal All-NBA Defensive Second Team (2001)
Kobe Bryant All-NBA Defensive Second Team (2001)
Kobe Bryant Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2001)
Shaquille O'Neal Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2001)
Shaquille O'Neal IBM Award (2001)

2000-2001 L.A. Lakers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Shaquille O'Neal 74 39.5 28.7 12.7 3.7 0.6 2.8 2.9
Kobe Bryant 68 40.9 28.5 5.9 5.0 1.7 0.6 3.2
Rick Fox 82 27.9 9.6 4.0 3.2 0.9 0.4 1.7
Horace Grant 77 31.0 8.5 7.1 1.6 0.7 0.8 0.6
J.R. Rider 67 18.0 7.6 2.3 1.7 0.4 0.1 1.5
Brian Shaw 80 22.9 5.3 3.8 3.2 0.6 0.3 1.2
Robert Horry 79 20.1 5.2 3.7 1.6 0.7 0.7 1.0
Ron Harper 47 24.2 6.5 3.5 2.4 0.8 0.5 1.3
Mike Penberthy 53 16.1 5.0 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.6
Derek Fisher 21 33.8 10.9 2.8 4.1 1.9 0.1 1.4
Devean George 59 10.1 3.1 1.9 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6
Mark Madsen 70 9.2 2.0 2.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4
Tyronn Lue 38 12.3 3.4 0.8 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.7
Greg Foster 62 7.3 2.0 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.4
Slava Medvedenko 7 5.6 4.6 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4

2000-2001 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.

Draft Rights to Tyronn Lue, the #23 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Denver Nuggets on June 24, 1998. Tyronn Lue signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 21, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Greg Foster was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Seattle SuperSonics on September 20, 2000.

Horace Grant was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Seattle SuperSonics on September 20, 2000.

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.

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.

Ron Harper signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 13, 1999.

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.

Mike Penberthy signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 2, 2000.

J.R. Rider signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 25, 2000.

Brian Shaw signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 20, 1999. Brian Shaw re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on October 6, 2000.

2000-2001 Los Angeles Lakers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
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
Dr. Jerry H. Buss Owner, Majority Owner 1979-1980 N/A
Francis R. Mariani Chief Executive Officer 1987-1988 N/A
Tim Harris Chief Operating Officer 1996-1997 N/A
Jim Perzik General Counsel 1979-1980 N/A
Glenn Carraro Assistant to the General Manager 2000-2001 Basketball Operations Assistant (New York Knicks, 1995 to 1999)
Joe McCormack Chief Financial Officer, Senior VP 1989-1990 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)
Mitch Kupchak General Manager 1994-1995 Assistant General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1986 to 1994)
Jim Buss Assistant General Manager 1998-1999 N/A
Kurt Rambis Assistant General Manager 1999-2000 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1998 to 1999)
Rudy Garciduenas Director of International Scouting 1984-1985 N/A
Chip Schaefer Director of Athletic Performance 1999-2000 Head Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1990 to 1998)
Bill Sharman Special Consultant 1990-1991 General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1976 to 1982)
Bumper Tormohlen Scout 1967-1968 N/A
Ronnie Lester Scout 1987-1988 N/A
Gary Vitti Athletic Trainer 1984-1985 N/A
Dr. Michael Mellman Team Physician 1990-1991 N/A
Stu Lantz Television Analyst 1987-1988 N/A
Chick Hearn Television Play-By-Play 1965-1966 N/A
Bill Macdonald Television Play-By-Play 1985-1986 N/A
Lawrence Tanter Public Address Announcer 1981-1982 N/A