Lakers History: Laker Players that Led the NBA in Rebounds
Features the complete list and details about the Los Angeles Lakers players that have led the NBA in rebounds, including Jerry West and Magic Johnson
The Lakers have had some of the best big men in NBA history and 4 of them lead the league in rebounds a total of 7 times.
George Mikan, the first NBA superstar, took 1007 for the Minneapolis Lakers, the 1952-53 Champions. Wilt Chamberlain took more rebounds than anybody in basketball history, and led the league 11 times, 4 of them with the Lakers jersey. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the all-time scoring leader, also won his rebounds title in 1975-76.
Dwight Howard arrived to L.A. for 2012-13 after a back surgery and led the league in rebounds despite not being a 100% physicaly for most of the season.
Note: from 1950-51 to 1968-69, the NBA rebounds leader was the player with more total rebounds, after that the rebounds title is won by the player with better rebounds per game average.
Los Angeles Lakers Players that Led the NBA in Rebounds:
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