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Lakers History: Laker Players that were the NBA Assists Leaders

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Despite having had some of the best players in NBA history, only 2 players in Lakers history have led the league in assists.

Jerry West had a terrific 1971-72 season: he led the league with 9.7 assists, was sixth in points and led his team to an NBA-record 33 wins in a row and the championship. Magic Johnson, whose career average of 11.9 assists per game is the best in NBA history, led the league 4 times.

Laker Players that were the NBA Assists Leaders:

Player Season Assists Avg. Total Assists Points Rebounds
Magic Johnson 1986-87 12.2 977 23.9 6.3
Magic Johnson 1985-86 12.6 907 18.8 5.9
Magic Johnson 1983-84 13.1 875 17.6 7.3
Magic Johnson 1982-83 10.5 829 16.8 8.6
Jerry West 1971-72 9.7 747 4.2 25.8


related: complete list of NBA Assists Leaders

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