Lakers History: Yearly Records in the Season and Playoffs

Year by year records of the Lakers franchise, including Minneapolis and Los Angeles. Playoff performance and Lakers all-time records

With a 3,550-2,454 record in 76 seasons, the Lakers are the second team with the most regular season wins in NBA history. They also have won more playoff games than any other team: in 63 playoff appearances they have a 464-313 record.

Best regular season: 1971-72, 69-13 (.841)
Worst regular Season: 2015-16, 17-65 (.207)

Lakers NBA records year by year:

= Season in progress
    Regular Season Playoffs
Season City W L % Div. Standing W L % Performance
2023-24 L.A. 47 35 .573 3rd, Pacific Division - - - clinched playoff spot
2022-23 L.A. 43 39 .524 5th, Pacific Division 8 8 .500 Lost West Conf Finals
2021-22 L.A. 33 49 .402 4th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2020-21 L.A. 42 30 .583 3rd, Pacific Division 2 4 .333 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
2019-20 L.A. 52 19 .732 1st, Pacific Division 16 5 .762 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
2018-19 L.A. 37 45 .451 4th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2017-18 L.A. 35 47 .427 3rd, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2016-17 L.A. 26 56 .317 4th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2015-16 L.A. 17 65 .207 5th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2014-15 L.A. 21 61 .256 5th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2013-14 L.A. 27 55 .329 5th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2012-13 L.A. 45 37 .549 3rd, Pacific Division 0 4 .000 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
2011-12 * L.A. 41 25 .621 1st, Pacific Division 5 7 .417 Lost West Conf Semis
2010-11 L.A. 57 25 .695 1st, Pacific Division 4 6 .400 Lost West Conf Semis
2009-10 L.A. 57 25 .695 1st, Pacific Division 16 7 .696 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
2008-09 L.A. 65 17 .793 1st, Pacific Division 16 7 .696 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
2007-08 L.A. 57 25 .695 1st, Pacific Division 14 7 .667 Lost NBA Finals
2006-07 L.A. 42 40 .512 2nd, Pacific Division 1 4 .200 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
2005-06 L.A. 45 37 .549 3rd, Pacific Division 3 4 .429 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
2004-05 L.A. 34 48 .415 4th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
2003-04 L.A. 56 26 .683 1st, Pacific Division 13 9 .591 Lost NBA Finals
2002-03 L.A. 50 32 .610 2nd, Pacific Division 6 6 .500 Lost West Conf Semis
2001-02 L.A. 58 24 .707 2nd, Pacific Division 15 4 .789 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
2000-01 L.A. 56 26 .683 1st, Pacific Division 15 1 .938 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1999-00 L.A. 67 15 .817 1st, Pacific Division 15 8 .652 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1998-99 * L.A. 31 19 .620 2nd, Pacific Division 3 5 .375 Lost West Conf Semis
1997-98 L.A. 61 21 .744 2nd, Pacific Division 7 6 .538 Lost West Conf Finals
1996-97 L.A. 56 26 .683 2nd, Pacific Division 4 5 .444 Lost West Conf Semis
1995-96 L.A. 53 29 .646 2nd, Pacific Division 1 3 .250 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
1994-95 L.A. 48 34 .585 3rd, Pacific Division 5 5 .500 Lost West Conf Semis
1993-94 L.A. 33 49 .402 5th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
1992-93 L.A. 39 43 .476 5th, Pacific Division 2 3 .400 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
1991-92 L.A. 43 39 .524 6th, Pacific Division 1 3 .250 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
1990-91 L.A. 58 24 .707 2nd, Pacific Division 12 7 .632 Lost NBA Finals
1989-90 L.A. 63 19 .768 1st, Pacific Division 4 5 .444 Lost West Conf Semis
1988-89 L.A. 57 25 .695 1st, Pacific Division 11 4 .733 Lost NBA Finals
1987-88 L.A. 62 20 .756 1st, Pacific Division 15 9 .625 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1986-87 L.A. 65 17 .793 1st, Pacific Division 15 3 .833 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1985-86 L.A. 62 20 .756 1st, Pacific Division 8 6 .571 Lost West Conf Finals
1984-85 L.A. 62 20 .756 1st, Pacific Division 15 4 .789 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1983-84 L.A. 54 28 .659 1st, Pacific Division 14 7 .667 Lost NBA Finals
1982-83 L.A. 58 24 .707 1st, Pacific Division 8 7 .533 Lost NBA Finals
1981-82 L.A. 57 25 .695 1st, Pacific Division 12 2 .857 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1980-81 L.A. 54 28 .659 2nd, Pacific Division 1 2 .333 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
1979-80 L.A. 60 22 .732 1st, Pacific Division 12 4 .750 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1978-79 L.A. 47 35 .573 3rd, Pacific Division 3 5 .375 Lost West Conf Semis
1977-78 L.A. 45 37 .549 4th, Pacific Division 1 2 .333 Lost West Conf 1st Rd
1976-77 L.A. 53 29 .646 1st, Pacific Division 4 7 .364 Lost West Conf Finals
1975-76 L.A. 40 42 .488 4th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
1974-75 L.A. 30 52 .366 5th, Pacific Division - - - DNQ
1973-74 L.A. 47 35 .573 1st, Pacific Division 1 4 .200 Lost West Conf Semis
1972-73 L.A. 60 22 .732 1st, Pacific Division 9 8 .529 Lost NBA Finals
1971-72 L.A. 69 13 .841 1st, Pacific Division 12 3 .800 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1970-71 L.A. 48 34 .585 1st, Pacific Division 5 7 .417 Lost West Conf Finals
1969-70 L.A. 46 36 .561 2nd, Western Division 11 7 .611 Lost NBA Finals
1968-69 L.A. 55 27 .671 1st, Western Division 11 7 .611 Lost NBA Finals
1967-68 L.A. 52 30 .634 2nd, Western Division 10 5 .667 Lost NBA Finals
1966-67 L.A. 36 45 .444 3rd, Western Division 0 3 .000 Lost West Div Semis
1965-66 L.A. 45 35 .563 1st, Western Division 7 7 .500 Lost NBA Finals
1964-65 L.A. 49 31 .613 1st, Western Division 5 6 .455 Lost NBA Finals
1963-64 L.A. 42 38 .525 3rd, Western Division 2 3 .400 Lost West Div Semis
1962-63 L.A. 53 27 .663 1st, Western Division 6 7 .462 Lost NBA Finals
1961-62 L.A. 54 26 .675 1st, Western Division 7 6 .538 Lost NBA Finals
1960-61 L.A. 36 43 .456 2nd, Western Division 6 6 .500 Lost West Div Finals
1959-60 Min. 25 50 .333 3rd, Western Division 5 4 .556 Lost West Div Finals
1958-59 Min. 33 39 .458 2nd, Western Division 6 7 .462 Lost NBA Finals
1957-58 Min. 19 53 .264 4th, Western Division - - - DNQ
1956-57 Min. 34 38 .472 2nd, Western Division 2 3 .400 Lost West Div Finals
1955-56 Min. 33 39 .458 2nd, Western Division 1 2 .333 Lost West Div Semis
1954-55 Min. 40 32 .556 2nd, Western Division 3 4 .429 Lost West Div Finals
1953-54 Min. 46 26 .639 1st, Western Division 9 4 .692 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1952-53 Min. 48 22 .686 1st, Western Division 9 3 .750 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1951-52 Min. 40 26 .606 2nd, Western Division 9 4 .692 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1950-51 Min. 44 24 .647 1st, Western Division 3 4 .429 Lost West Div Finals
1949-50 Min. 51 17 .750 1st, Central Division 10 2 .833 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
1948-49 Min. 44 16 .733 2nd, Western Division 8 2 .800 NBA ChampionsWon NBA Finals
W L % W L %
TOTAL   3,550 2,454 .591 464 313 .597


* strike shortened season
L.A. = Los Angeles
Min = Minneapolis