1981-1982 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Phoenix Leaders PPP
Apr 27, 1982
v.
Phoenix
W, 115 - 96 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 28. J. Wilkes
PTS: 20. D. Johnson
314.1 - 262.2
Apr 28, 1982
v.
Phoenix
W, 117 - 98 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 24. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 27. D. Johnson
348.0 - 291.5
Apr 30, 1982
@
Phoenix
W, 106 - 114 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
3-0 PTS: 26. J. Wilkes
PTS: 23. Alvan Adams
318.6 - 342.7
May 2, 1982
@
Phoenix
W, 107 - 112 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
4-0 PTS: 24. J. Wilkes
PTS: 31. D. Johnson
303.3 - 317.5

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders San Antonio Leaders PPP
May 9, 1982
v.
San Antonio
W, 128 - 117 The Forum
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 34. G. Gervin
307.5 - 281.1
May 11, 1982
v.
San Antonio
W, 110 - 101 The Forum
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 22. J. Wilkes
PTS: 34. M. Mitchell
326.7 - 299.9
May 14, 1982
@
San Antonio
W, 108 - 118 HemisFair Arena
Conference Finals
3-0 PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 39. G. Gervin
306.2 - 334.5
May 15, 1982
@
San Antonio
W, 123 - 128 HemisFair Arena
Conference Finals
4-0 PTS: 30. Norm Nixon
PTS: 38. G. Gervin
317.4 - 330.3

NBA Playoffs - NBA Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Philadelphia Leaders PPP
May 27, 1982
@
Philadelphia
W, 117 - 124 Spectrum
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. Norm Nixon
REB: 14. M. Johnson
AST: 10. Norm Nixon
PTS: 27. J. Erving
REB: 11. C. Jones
AST: 9. Mo Cheeks
109.8 - 116.3
May 30, 1982
@
Philadelphia
L, 110 - 94 Spectrum
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 23. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 10. Norm Nixon
PTS: 24. J. Erving
REB: 14. J. Erving
AST: 11. Andrew Toney
111.1 - 94.9
Jun 1, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 129 - 108 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 29. Norm Nixon
REB: 9. M. Johnson
AST: 8. M. Johnson
PTS: 36. Andrew Toney
REB: 13. D. Dawkins
AST: 9. Mo Cheeks
121.2 - 101.5
Jun 3, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 111 - 101 The Forum
NBA Finals
3-1 PTS: 24. M. Johnson
REB: 11. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 14. Norm Nixon
PTS: 28. Andrew Toney
REB: 9. Bobby Jones
AST: 11. Andrew Toney
107.6 - 97.9
Jun 6, 1982
@
Philadelphia
L, 135 - 102 Spectrum
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 23. Bob McAdoo
REB: 10. M. Johnson
AST: 13. Norm Nixon
PTS: 31. Andrew Toney
REB: 12. J. Erving
AST: 8. Andrew Toney
126.7 - 95.7
Jun 8, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 114 - 104 The Forum
NBA Finals
4-2 PTS: 27. J. Wilkes
REB: 13. M. Johnson
AST: 13. M. Johnson
PTS: 30. J. Erving
REB: 9. C. Jones
AST: 6. Andrew Toney
114.9 - 104.8

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 30, 1981
v.
Houston
L, 112 - 113 The Forum
Regular Season
0-1 PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 36. Moses Malone
327.4 - 330.4
Nov 3, 1981
@
Portland
L, 102 - 100 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
0-2 PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 23. Jim Paxson
310.9 - 304.8
Nov 4, 1981
@
Seattle
W, 103 - 106 Kingdome
Regular Season
1-2 PTS: 22. Norm Nixon
PTS: 29. Gus Williams
313.3 - 322.4
Nov 6, 1981
v.
Phoenix
L, 99 - 101 The Forum
Regular Season
1-3 PTS: 27. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 24. Kyle Macy
346.9 - 353.9
Nov 8, 1981
v.
Dallas
W, 121 - 111 The Forum
Regular Season
2-3 PTS: 24. M. Johnson
PTS: 23. Mark Aguirre
316.6 - 290.4
Nov 10, 1981
@
San Antonio
L, 128 - 102 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
2-4 PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 44. Ron Brewer
341.4 - 272.0
Nov 11, 1981
@
Houston
W, 93 - 95 Compaq Center
Regular Season
3-4 PTS: 21. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 37. Moses Malone
317.7 - 324.6
Nov 13, 1981
v.
Portland
W, 119 - 115 The Forum
Regular Season
4-4 PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 34. Calvin Natt
312.5 - 302.0
Nov 14, 1981
@
Phoenix
W, 97 - 98 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
5-4 PTS: 24. Norm Nixon
PTS: 24. D. Johnson
299.4 - 302.5
Nov 15, 1981
v.
Indiana
W, 124 - 123 The Forum
Regular Season
6-4 PTS: 23. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 26. Tom Owens
314.5 - 312.0
Nov 18, 1981
@
Utah
W, 110 - 113 Salt Palace
Regular Season
7-4 PTS: 27. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 32. A. Dantley
333.9 - 343.0
Nov 20, 1981
v.
San Antonio
W, 136 - 116 The Forum
Regular Season
8-4 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 30. G. Gervin
320.5 - 273.4
Nov 21, 1981
@
San Diego
W, 117 - 119 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
9-4 PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 23. Tom Chambers
317.8 - 323.2
Nov 24, 1981
@
Dallas
W, 110 - 125 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
10-4 PTS: 25. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 20. Jay Vincent
304.3 - 345.8
Nov 25, 1981
@
San Antonio
W, 96 - 117 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
11-4 PTS: 26. J. Wilkes
PTS: 24. G. Gervin
313.8 - 382.4
Nov 27, 1981
v.
San Diego
L, 129 - 138 The Forum
Regular Season
11-5 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 25. F. Williams
331.2 - 354.3
Nov 29, 1981
v.
Houston
W, 122 - 104 The Forum
Regular Season
12-5 PTS: 23. Norm Nixon
PTS: 30. Elvin Hayes
313.7 - 267.4
Dec 1, 1981
v.
Utah
W, 117 - 86 The Forum
Regular Season
13-5 PTS: 19. M. Johnson
PTS: 16. John Duren
333.0 - 244.7
Dec 2, 1981
@
Seattle
L, 104 - 96 Kingdome
Regular Season
13-6 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 27. Jack Sikma
322.9 - 298.0
Dec 4, 1981
@
Denver
W, 117 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
14-6 PTS: 25. Norm Nixon
PTS: 29. Alex English
327.9 - 353.1
Dec 6, 1981
v.
Kansas City
W, 119 - 106 The Forum
Regular Season
15-6 PTS: 22. M. Johnson
PTS: 23. C. Robinson
335.4 - 298.7
Dec 8, 1981
v.
Washington
W, 102 - 98 The Forum
Regular Season
16-6 PTS: 24. Norm Nixon
PTS: 21. Greg Ballard
310.3 - 298.1
Dec 11, 1981
v.
Portland
W, 124 - 116 The Forum
Regular Season
17-6 PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 38. M. Thompson
322.7 - 301.9
Dec 13, 1981
v.
Golden State
W, 122 - 118 The Forum
Regular Season
18-6 PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 23. J. Carroll
326.6 - 315.9
Dec 17, 1981
@
Golden State
L, 120 - 115 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
18-7 PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 33. Bernard King
291.2 - 279.0
Dec 19, 1981
@
San Diego
W, 100 - 106 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
19-7 PTS: 33. J. Wilkes
PTS: 21. Joe Bryant
318.4 - 337.5
Dec 20, 1981
v.
Atlanta
W, 112 - 94 The Forum
Regular Season
20-7 PTS: 36. J. Wilkes
PTS: 23. E. Johnson, Jr.
312.2 - 262.0
Dec 22, 1981
@
Portland
W, 110 - 124 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
21-7 PTS: 27. Norm Nixon
PTS: 20. Jim Paxson
347.2 - 391.4
Dec 25, 1981
@
Phoenix
W, 101 - 104 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
22-7 PTS: 30. M. Cooper
PTS: 19. Alvan Adams
318.9 - 328.3
Dec 27, 1981
v.
San Diego
W, 139 - 117 The Forum
Regular Season
23-7 PTS: 27. Mike McGee
PTS: 20. Tom Chambers
306.0 - 257.6
Dec 29, 1981
v.
Utah
W, 121 - 114 The Forum
Regular Season
24-7 PTS: 34. J. Wilkes
PTS: 40. A. Dantley
327.4 - 308.5
Jan 3, 1982
v.
Seattle
L, 90 - 110 The Forum
Regular Season
24-8 PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 27. Gus Williams
316.1 - 386.4
Jan 8, 1982
@
Chicago
L, 119 - 113 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
24-9 PTS: 32. M. Johnson
PTS: 31. A. Gilmore
315.9 - 299.9
Jan 9, 1982
@
Detroit
W, 127 - 130 Silverdome
Regular Season
25-9 PTS: 40. M. Johnson
PTS: 36. John Long
321.2 - 328.7
Jan 10, 1982
@
Milwaukee
L, 118 - 107 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
25-10 PTS: 28. M. Johnson
PTS: 27. Q. Buckner
318.7 - 289.0
Jan 12, 1982
@
Cleveland
W, 100 - 114 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
26-10 PTS: 33. J. Wilkes
PTS: 21. Kenny Carr
318.5 - 363.1
Jan 15, 1982
@
Indiana
W, 92 - 97 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
27-10 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 18. Johnny Davis
277.1 - 292.2
Jan 17, 1982
@
Kansas City
W, 97 - 109 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
28-10 PTS: 29. M. Johnson
PTS: 21. Larry Drew
341.5 - 383.7
Jan 19, 1982
@
Denver
L, 140 - 139 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
28-11 PTS: 22. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 28. Alex English
313.7 - 311.4
Jan 20, 1982
v.
New Jersey
W, 132 - 113 The Forum
Regular Season
29-11 PTS: 30. J. Wilkes
PTS: 19. Albert King
336.0 - 287.6
Jan 22, 1982
v.
Detroit
W, 123 - 111 The Forum
Regular Season
30-11 PTS: 26. M. Johnson
PTS: 29. John Long
349.9 - 315.8
Jan 26, 1982
v.
Milwaukee
L, 94 - 96 The Forum
Regular Season
30-12 PTS: 18. J. Wilkes
PTS: 32. M. Johnson
283.2 - 289.2
Jan 28, 1982
v.
Phoenix
W, 97 - 87 The Forum
Regular Season
31-12 PTS: 31. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 20. Larry Nance
332.9 - 298.6
Feb 2, 1982
@
Golden State
L, 119 - 117 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
31-13 PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 33. W. Free
314.1 - 308.8
Feb 3, 1982
v.
New York
L, 94 - 98 The Forum
Regular Season
31-14 PTS: 26. J. Wilkes
REB: 10. J. Wilkes
AST: 10. Norm Nixon
PTS: 21. Mike Newlin
REB: 21. M. Lucas
AST: 8. M. Richardson
97.3 - 101.4
Feb 5, 1982
@
Washington
W, 87 - 90 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
32-14 PTS: 22. M. Johnson
REB: 10. Kurt Rambis
AST: 7. Norm Nixon
PTS: 22. Kevin Grevey
REB: 17. Rick Mahorn
AST: 7. John Lucas
92.1 - 95.2
Feb 7, 1982
@
Boston
W, 113 - 119 Boston Garden
Regular Season
33-14 PTS: 35. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 29. R. Parish
316.7 - 333.5
Feb 9, 1982
@
Atlanta
W, 117 - 130 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
34-14 PTS: 22. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 28. Rudy Macklin
312.7 - 347.5
Feb 10, 1982
@
Kansas City
L, 125 - 102 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
34-15 PTS: 24. J. Wilkes
PTS: 25. Larry Drew
329.3 - 268.7
Feb 12, 1982
v.
San Antonio
L, 94 - 100 The Forum
Regular Season
34-16 PTS: 23. J. Wilkes
PTS: 27. G. Gervin
300.7 - 319.9
Feb 14, 1982
v.
Boston
L, 103 - 108 The Forum
Regular Season
34-17 PTS: 25. J. Wilkes
PTS: 27. C. Maxwell
300.0 - 314.5
Feb 16, 1982
v.
Seattle
W, 108 - 101 The Forum
Regular Season
35-17 PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 30. Gus Williams
301.0 - 281.5
Feb 19, 1982
v.
Golden State
W, 126 - 106 The Forum
Regular Season
36-17 PTS: 26. M. Johnson
PTS: 20. J. Carroll
317.5 - 267.1
Feb 21, 1982
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Denver
W, 131 - 132 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
37-17 PTS: 26. Norm Nixon
REB: 9. M. Landsberger
AST: 8. M. Johnson
PTS: 34. Alex English
REB: 12. Dan Issel
AST: 11. Kenny Higgs
122.4 - 123.3
Feb 23, 1982
v.
Denver
W, 145 - 129 The Forum
Regular Season
38-17 PTS: 31. J. Wilkes
REB: 7. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 16. Norm Nixon
PTS: 19. G. Gondrezick
REB: 13. T.R. Dunn
AST: 8. B. McKinney
121.9 - 108.4
Feb 25, 1982
@
Seattle
W, 98 - 104 Kingdome
Regular Season
39-17 PTS: 31. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 18. Wally Walker
294.5 - 312.5
Feb 26, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 116 - 114 The Forum
Regular Season
40-17 PTS: 41. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 19. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 10. M. Johnson
PTS: 27. Andrew Toney
REB: 13. C. Jones
AST: 7. Mo Cheeks
100.8 - 99.0
Feb 28, 1982
v.
Cleveland
W, 102 - 101 The Forum
Regular Season
41-17 PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 17. Kurt Rambis
AST: 10. Norm Nixon
PTS: 25. J. Edwards
REB: 14. J. Edwards
AST: 6. James Silas
99.7 - 98.7
Mar 3, 1982
@
New Jersey
L, 111 - 103 Izod Center
Regular Season
41-18 PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 8. M. Johnson
AST: 8. Norm Nixon
PTS: 31. Ray Williams
REB: 14. B. Williams
AST: 9. Foots Walker
117.1 - 108.7
Mar 4, 1982
@
New York
L, 129 - 119 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
41-19 PTS: 39. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 14. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 9. M. Johnson
PTS: 28. M. Richardson
REB: 15. M. Lucas
AST: 9. M. Richardson
118.1 - 109.0
Mar 7, 1982
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Philadelphia
L, 119 - 113 Spectrum
Regular Season
41-20 PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 8. M. Johnson
PTS: 46. Andrew Toney
REB: 13. C. Jones
AST: 9. Mo Cheeks
116.3 - 110.5
Mar 9, 1982
v.
Kansas City
W, 105 - 99 The Forum
Regular Season
42-20 PTS: 27. M. Johnson
REB: 12. Kurt Rambis
AST: 5. Norm Nixon
PTS: 14. Mike Woodson
REB: 11. K. Dennard
AST: 6. Mike Woodson
109.3 - 103.0
Mar 12, 1982
v.
Chicago
L, 105 - 111 The Forum
Regular Season
42-21 PTS: 30. M. Johnson
REB: 8. M. Johnson
AST: 10. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 25. A. Gilmore
REB: 11. Reggie Theus
AST: 9. A. Gilmore
108.5 - 114.7
Mar 14, 1982
v.
Dallas
W, 138 - 116 The Forum
Regular Season
43-21 PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 25. R. Blackman
344.2 - 289.3
Mar 16, 1982
@
Portland
W, 108 - 120 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
44-21 PTS: 27. J. Wilkes
PTS: 26. Jim Paxson
334.0 - 371.1
Mar 17, 1982
@
Utah
W, 112 - 120 Salt Palace
Regular Season
45-21 PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 32. D. Griffith
320.5 - 343.3
Mar 19, 1982
@
Dallas
W, 106 - 112 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
46-21 PTS: 23. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 22. Jay Vincent
334.8 - 353.7
Mar 21, 1982
v.
Houston
W, 107 - 102 The Forum
Regular Season
47-21 PTS: 25. M. Johnson
PTS: 39. Moses Malone
309.7 - 295.3
Mar 23, 1982
v.
Dallas
L, 116 - 118 The Forum
Regular Season
47-22 PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 23. Mark Aguirre
302.0 - 307.3
Mar 26, 1982
@
San Antonio
L, 110 - 105 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
47-23 PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 41. M. Mitchell
330.6 - 315.6
Mar 28, 1982
@
Kansas City
W, 111 - 116 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
48-23 PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 26. S. Johnson
292.6 - 305.7
Mar 30, 1982
v.
San Diego
W, 143 - 120 The Forum
Regular Season
49-23 PTS: 29. M. Johnson
PTS: 22. M. Brooks
339.2 - 284.7
Apr 1, 1982
@
San Diego
W, 100 - 117 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
50-23 PTS: 25. J. Wilkes
PTS: 19. Tom Chambers
271.7 - 317.9
Apr 2, 1982
v.
Phoenix
L, 99 - 109 The Forum
Regular Season
50-24 PTS: 23. J. Wilkes
PTS: 25. D. Johnson
319.9 - 352.2
Apr 4, 1982
v.
Portland
W, 129 - 111 The Forum
Regular Season
51-24 PTS: 32. J. Wilkes
PTS: 23. K. Ransey
340.5 - 293.0
Apr 6, 1982
@
Houston
W, 97 - 108 Compaq Center
Regular Season
52-24 PTS: 23. M. Johnson
PTS: 37. Moses Malone
329.4 - 366.7
Apr 9, 1982
v.
Denver
W, 153 - 128 The Forum
Regular Season
53-24 PTS: 25. J. Wilkes
PTS: 20. Alex English
302.9 - 253.4
Apr 11, 1982
v.
Seattle
W, 107 - 104 The Forum
Regular Season
54-24 PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 26. Jack Sikma
302.2 - 293.7
Apr 13, 1982
@
Golden State
L, 106 - 101 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
54-25 PTS: 27. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 29. J. Carroll
336.8 - 320.9
Apr 14, 1982
v.
Utah
W, 128 - 115 The Forum
Regular Season
55-25 PTS: 22. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 28. A. Dantley
310.5 - 278.9
Apr 16, 1982
v.
Golden State
W, 125 - 109 The Forum
Regular Season
56-25 PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
PTS: 21. Bernard King
325.9 - 284.2
Apr 18, 1982
@
Phoenix
W, 115 - 120 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
57-25 PTS: 34. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 15. M. Johnson
AST: 12. M. Johnson
PTS: 22. D. Johnson
REB: 10. T. Robinson
AST: 11. Kyle Macy
110.8 - 115.6