1974–75 Los Angeles Lakers season

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1974–75 Los Angeles Lakers season
Head coach Bill Sharman
Arena The Forum
Results
Record 30–52 (.366)
Place Division: 5th (Pacific)
Conference: 9th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1974–75 NBA season was the Lakers' 27th season in the NBA and 15th season in Los Angeles.[1] They finished with 30 wins and 52 losses, the second-most losses in franchise history, below only the 19–53 team of 1957–58.

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1974 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College 33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar C 7-2 225 April 16, 1947 6 University of California, Los Angeles 42 Lucius Allen PG 6-2 175 September 26, 1947 6 University of California, Los Angeles 10 Corky Calhoun SF 6-7 210 November 1, 1950 3 University of Pennsylvania 35 Don Ford SF 6-9 215 December 31, 1952 R University of California, Santa Barbara 20 Donnie Freeman SG 6-3 185 July 18, 1944 8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 25 Gail Goodrich SG 6-1 170 April 23, 1943 10 University of California, Los Angeles 41 C.J. Kupec SF 6-6 220 January 16, 1953 R University of Michigan 23 Stu Lantz PG 6-3 175 July 13, 1946 7 University of Nebraska 11 Jim McDaniels C 6-11 228 April 2, 1948 3 Western Kentucky University 21 Cliff Meely PF 6-8 215 July 10, 1947 4 University of Colorado 12 Pat Riley SG 6-4 205 March 20, 1945 8 University of Kentucky 15 John Roche SG 6-3 170 September 26, 1949 4 University of South Carolina 32 Cazzie Russell SF 6-5 218 June 7, 1944 9 University of Michigan 30 Cornell Warner PF 6-9 220 August 12, 1948 5 Jackson State University 24 Kermit Washington PF 6-8 230 September 17, 1951 2 American University 21 Walt Wesley C 6-11 220 January 25, 1945 9 University of Kansas 15 Ron Williams PG 6-3 188 September 24, 1944 7 West Virginia University

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Golden State Warriors 48 34 .585 31–10 17–24 19–11
x-Seattle SuperSonics 43 39 .524 5 24–16 19–23 18–12
Portland Trail Blazers 38 44 .463 10 29–13 9–31 16–14
Phoenix Suns 32 50 .390 16 22–19 10–31 12–18
Los Angeles Lakers 30 52 .366 18 21–20 9–32 10–20
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Golden State Warriors 48 34 .585
2 y-Chicago Bulls 47 35 .573 1
3 x-Kansas City–Omaha Kings 44 38 .537 4
4 x-Seattle SuperSonics 43 39 .524 5
5 x-Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 8
6 Portland Trail Blazers 38 44 .463 10
6 Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 10
8 Phoenix Suns 32 50 .390 16
9 Los Angeles Lakers 30 52 .366 18


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

See also[edit]

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