« 1990-91 season
1992-93 season »

1991-92 Season

Record: 43-39, sixth place in Pacific Division

One event dominated the 1991-92 season for the Lakers. On Nov. 7, 1991, Magic Johnson announced his retirement after testing positive for the HIV virus. Johnson was voted to the 1992 NBA All-Star Game and earned the game's MVP Award.

Playoffs: The team qualified for the playoffs for an NBA-record 16th straight year, but lost in the first round.

Playoff Results


Western Conference first round


  • at Portland 115, Lakers 102

  • at Portland 101, Lakers 79

  • at Lakers 121, Portland 119 (OT)

  • Portland 102, Lakers 76 (at Las Vegas)


Players

Coach


Find a Laker

Search a name

Select a season

Choose one of our lists

Advertisement

All Things Lakers
is the Los Angeles Times’ interactive database of all things purple and gold. Learn more about your favorite coach,player or season.
advertisement
Lakers Fan Shop »
Browse Lakers 2010 Championship apparel