Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Rosters

1976-1977 Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Tom Abernethy PF 6-7 220 May 6, 1954 22 Indiana 0 1976 Rnd 3, Pick 9, Los Angeles Lakers
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar C 7-2 225 Apr 16, 1947 30 UCLA 7 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Milwaukee Bucks
Lucius Allen PG 6-2 175 Sep 26, 1947 29 UCLA 7 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Seattle SuperSonics
Don Chaney SG 6-5 210 Mar 22, 1946 31 Houston 7 1968 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Boston Celtics
Don Ford PF 6-9 215 Dec 31, 1952 24 UC Santa Barbara 1 1975 Rnd 6, Pick 2, Los Angeles Lakers
C.J. Kupec FC 6-6 220 Jan 16, 1953 24 Michigan 1 1975 Rnd 4, Pick 2, Los Angeles Lakers
Bo Lamar PG 6-1 180 Apr 7, 1951 26 Louisiana 0 1973 Rnd 3, Pick 9, Detroit Pistons
Johnny Neumann SF 6-6 200 Sep 11, 1951 25 Ole Miss 0 1973 Rnd 6, Pick 12, Chicago Bulls
Marv Roberts PF 6-8 200 Jan 29, 1950 27 Utah State 0 1971 Rnd 3, Pick 10, Detroit Pistons
Cazzie Russell GF 6-5 218 Jun 7, 1944 32 Michigan 10 1966 Rnd 1, Pick 1, New York Knicks
Earl Tatum SG 6-5 185 Jul 26, 1953 23 Marquette 0 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Los Angeles Lakers
Cornell Warner FC 6-9 220 Aug 12, 1948 28 Jackson State 6 1970 Rnd 2, Pick 7, Buffalo Braves
Kermit Washington FC 6-8 230 Sep 17, 1951 25 American University 3 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Los Angeles Lakers

1976-1977 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Cleveland Cavaliers WAS in 3
First Round #4 Boston Celtics #5 San Antonio Spurs BOS in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #4 Boston Celtics PHI in 7
Second Round #2 Houston Rockets #3 Washington Bullets HOU in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Houston Rockets PHI in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Portland Trail Blazers #6 Chicago Bulls POR in 3
First Round #4 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 3
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Golden State Warriors LAL in 7
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6

1976-1977 L.A. Lakers Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 11 42.5 34.6 17.7 4.1 1.7 3.5
Cazzie Russell 11 34.7 15.8 4.4 2.3 1.5 0.1
Earl Tatum 11 32.4 13.6 4.9 2.5 1.4 0.8
Don Ford 11 30.3 10.1 5.3 3.4 1.5 0.4
Don Chaney 11 37.5 8.0 4.7 4.4 1.9 0.3
Lucius Allen 7 26.6 11.0 4.6 3.4 1.6 0.4
Tom Abernethy 11 19.5 5.8 3.6 2.0 0.6 0.2
Bo Lamar 10 10.9 3.3 0.9 1.4 0.3 0.0
Johnny Neumann 6 11.3 4.0 0.3 1.5 0.5 0.3
C.J. Kupec 11 5.2 1.9 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.0
Cornell Warner 5 11.2 2.8 1.8 1.2 0.2 0.0

1976-1977 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Golden State Leaders
Apr 20, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 115-106 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 27. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 40. Rick Barry
Apr 22, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 95-86 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 40. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 16. R. Parish
Apr 24, 1977
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Golden State
L, 109-105 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 40. Rick Barry
Apr 26, 1977
@
Golden State
L, 114-103 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 41. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 27. J. Wilkes
Apr 29, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 112-105 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 45. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 28. Rick Barry
May 1, 1977
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Golden State
L, 115-106 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 43. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 27. Rick Barry
May 4, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 97-84 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
4-3 PTS: 36. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 24. J. Wilkes

1976-1977 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Portland Leaders
May 6, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 109-121 The Forum
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 32. Earl Tatum
PTS: 28. M. Lucas
May 8, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 97-99 The Forum
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 40. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 31. L. Hollins
May 10, 1977
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Portland
L, 102-97 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
0-3 PTS: 21. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 22. Bill Walton
May 13, 1977
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Portland
L, 105-101 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
0-4 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 26. M. Lucas