67-15, First in Pacific Division
Defeated Indiana Pacers in NBA Finals, 4-2
Head Coach: Phil Jackson
1. The Lakers post the NBA's best record and the second-best record in team history.
2. The Lakers become the third team in history to post three double-digit winning streaks in one season (16, 19, 11).
3. Shaquille O'Neal becomes only the third player in NBA history to be named MVP of the All-Star game, regular season and NBA Finals.
4. Shaquille O'Neal (29.7 ppg) becomes the first Laker to lead the NBA in scoring since Jerry West in 1969-70.
Standing, left to right (players only): Tyronn Lue, Devean George, Ron Harper, Rick Fox, Kobe Bryant, Brian Shaw, John Celestand, Derek Fisher.
Seated, left to right (players only): Glen Rice, Robert Horry, Shaquille O'Neal, Travis Knight, John Salley, A.C. Green
Not pictured: Sam Jacobson