Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Rosters

1983-1984 Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar C 7-2 225 Apr 16, 1947 37 UCLA 14 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Milwaukee Bucks
Michael Cooper G-F 6-5 170 Apr 15, 1956 28 New Mexico 5 1978 Rnd 3, Pick 16, Los Angeles Lakers
Calvin Garrett PF 6-7 190 Jul 11, 1956 27 Oral Roberts 3 1979 Rnd 3, Pick 3, Chicago Bulls
Magic Johnson SG 6-9 255 Aug 14, 1959 24 Michigan State 4 1979 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Los Angeles Lakers
Eddie Jordan PG 6-1 170 Jan 29, 1955 29 Rutgers 6 1977 Rnd 2, Pick 11, Cleveland Cavaliers
Mitch Kupchak FC 6-9 230 May 24, 1954 29 North Carolina 7 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Washington Wizards
Bob McAdoo FC 6-9 210 Sep 25, 1951 32 North Carolina 11 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Buffalo Braves
Mike McGee GF 6-5 190 Jul 29, 1959 24 Michigan 2 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 19, Los Angeles Lakers
Swen Nater C 6-11 240 Jan 14, 1950 34 UCLA 7 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Milwaukee Bucks
Kurt Rambis PF 6-8 213 Feb 25, 1958 26 Santa Clara 3 1980 Rnd 3, Pick 12, New York Knicks
Byron Scott PG 6-3 195 Mar 28, 1961 23 Arizona State 0 1983 Rnd 1, Pick 4, San Diego Clippers
Larry Spriggs SF 6-7 230 Sep 8, 1959 24 Howard 2 1981 Rnd 4, Pick 12, Houston Rockets
Jamaal Wilkes GF 6-6 190 May 2, 1953 30 UCLA 9 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Golden State Warriors
James Worthy PF 6-9 225 Feb 27, 1961 23 North Carolina 1 1982 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Los Angeles Lakers

1983-1984 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Boston Celtics #8 Washington Bullets BOS in 4
First Round #2 Milwaukee Bucks #7 Atlanta Hawks MIL in 5
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 New Jersey Nets NJN in 5
First Round #4 Detroit Pistons #5 New York Knicks NYK in 5
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 New York Knicks BOS in 7
Second Round #2 Milwaukee Bucks #6 New Jersey Nets MIL in 6
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Milwaukee Bucks BOS in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 Kansas City Kings LAL in 3
First Round #2 Utah Jazz #7 Denver Nuggets UTA in 5
First Round #3 Portland Trail Blazers #6 Phoenix Suns PHX in 5
First Round #4 Dallas Mavericks #5 Seattle SuperSonics DAL in 5
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Dallas Mavericks LAL in 5
Second Round #2 Utah Jazz #6 Phoenix Suns PHX in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #6 Phoenix Suns LAL in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #1 Los Angeles Lakers BOS in 7

1983-1984 L.A. Lakers Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 21 36.5 23.9 8.2 3.8 1.1 2.1 2.1
Magic Johnson 21 39.9 18.2 6.6 13.5 2.0 1.0 3.8
James Worthy 21 33.7 17.7 5.0 2.7 1.3 0.5 1.9
Bob McAdoo 20 22.4 13.9 5.4 0.6 0.6 1.4 1.9
Michael Cooper 21 34.4 11.3 3.9 5.7 1.1 1.0 1.4
Mike McGee 17 21.8 12.4 2.0 1.4 0.6 0.1 1.6
Byron Scott 20 20.2 8.6 1.9 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.3
Kurt Rambis 21 20.4 6.7 5.8 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.0
Jamaal Wilkes 14 14.0 4.5 1.9 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.5
Swen Nater 17 8.6 3.4 2.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5
Larry Spriggs 9 5.0 2.8 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.8
Mitch Kupchak 9 7.7 2.0 3.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.7

1983-1984 Los Angeles Lakers Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Kansas City Leaders
Apr 18, 1984
v.
Kansas City
W, 116-105 The Forum
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 26. M. Johnson
REB: 7. M. Johnson
AST: 11. M. Johnson
PTS: 25. E. Johnson
REB: 7. L. Thompson
AST: 7. Larry Drew
Apr 20, 1984
v.
Kansas City
W, 109-102 The Forum
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 11. M. Johnson
PTS: 23. L. Thompson
REB: 14. L. Thompson
AST: 6. Reggie Theus
Apr 22, 1984
@
Kansas City
W, 102-108 Kemper Arena
Opening Round
3-0 PTS: 23. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 10. M. Johnson
AST: 13. M. Johnson
PTS: 22. Reggie Theus
REB: 10. L. Micheaux
AST: 7. Reggie Theus

1983-1984 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Dallas Leaders
Apr 28, 1984
v.
Dallas
W, 134-91 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 25. Mike McGee
REB: 8. Kurt Rambis
AST: 11. M. Johnson
PTS: 16. Mark Aguirre
REB: 10. K. Nimphius
AST: 4. Brad Davis
May 1, 1984
v.
Dallas
W, 117-101 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 27. M. Johnson
REB: 10. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 11. M. Johnson
PTS: 27. R. Blackman
REB: 8. Dale Ellis
AST: 5. Mark Aguirre
May 4, 1984
@
Dallas
L, 125-115 Reunion Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. M. Johnson
REB: 7. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 14. M. Johnson
PTS: 31. R. Blackman
REB: 14. Pat Cummings
AST: 6. Brad Davis
May 6, 1984
@
Dallas
W, 115-122 Reunion Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 16. M. Johnson
PTS: 34. Mark Aguirre
REB: 7. Mark Aguirre
AST: 6. Mark Aguirre
May 8, 1984
v.
Dallas
W, 115-99 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 27. Mike McGee
REB: 6. M. Johnson
AST: 15. M. Johnson
PTS: 25. R. Blackman
REB: 10. Dale Ellis
AST: 6. Brad Davis

1983-1984 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Phoenix Leaders
May 12, 1984
v.
Phoenix
W, 110-94 The Forum
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 20. Bob McAdoo
REB: 10. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 10. M. Cooper
PTS: 24. Walter Davis
REB: 15. Larry Nance
AST: 10. Kyle Macy
May 15, 1984
v.
Phoenix
W, 118-102 The Forum
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 21. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 10. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 24. M. Johnson
PTS: 29. Larry Nance
REB: 9. Larry Nance
AST: 8. Walter Davis
May 18, 1984
@
Phoenix
L, 135-127 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 31. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 8. M. Johnson
AST: 13. M. Johnson
PTS: 34. Walter Davis
REB: 17. M. Lucas
AST: 4. M. Lucas
May 20, 1984
@
Phoenix
W, 115-126 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
3-1 PTS: 31. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 7. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 15. M. Johnson
PTS: 27. Larry Nance
REB: 10. M. Lucas
AST: 7. Walter Davis
May 23, 1984
v.
Phoenix
L, 121-126 The Forum
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 8. Bob McAdoo
AST: 13. M. Johnson
PTS: 27. Walter Davis
REB: 13. Larry Nance
AST: 12. Kyle Macy
May 25, 1984
@
Phoenix
W, 97-99 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
4-2 PTS: 22. James Worthy
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 13. M. Johnson
PTS: 26. Walter Davis
REB: 13. M. Lucas
AST: 8. Kyle Macy

1983-1984 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Boston Leaders
May 27, 1984
@
Boston
W, 109-115 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 8. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 10. M. Johnson
PTS: 25. Kevin McHale
REB: 14. Larry Bird
AST: 5. Larry Bird
May 31, 1984
@
Boston
L, 124-121 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 29. James Worthy
REB: 10. M. Johnson
AST: 9. M. Johnson
PTS: 27. Larry Bird
REB: 13. Larry Bird
AST: 5. G. Henderson
Jun 3, 1984
v.
Boston
W, 137-104 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 21. M. Johnson
PTS: 30. Larry Bird
REB: 12. R. Parish
AST: 5. C. Maxwell
Jun 6, 1984
v.
Boston
L, 125-129 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 17. M. Johnson
PTS: 29. Larry Bird
REB: 21. Larry Bird
AST: 14. D. Johnson
Jun 8, 1984
@
Boston
L, 121-103 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-3 PTS: 22. James Worthy
REB: 9. Kurt Rambis
AST: 13. M. Johnson
PTS: 34. Larry Bird
REB: 17. Larry Bird
AST: 9. G. Henderson
Jun 10, 1984
v.
Boston
W, 119-108 The Forum
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 10. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 10. M. Johnson
PTS: 28. Larry Bird
REB: 14. Larry Bird
AST: 8. Larry Bird
Jun 12, 1984
@
Boston
L, 111-102 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
3-4 PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 9. Kurt Rambis
AST: 15. M. Johnson
PTS: 24. C. Maxwell
REB: 16. R. Parish
AST: 8. C. Maxwell