Lakers Universe, Lakers Roster 2004
Los Angeles Lakers 2003/2004 roster, including players like Shaquille O'Neal, Karl Malone and Gary Payton, pictures, draft picks and playoff roster 2003/2004.
Shaq, Kobe, Payton and Malone !!!
Entering the offseason without the label "champion" attached to their name for the first time in 4 years, the Lakers assembled one of the greatest NBA roster ever.
|Horace Grant||38 years old and 16-year veteran who was member of the Lakers 2001 title team, will be Karl Malone's backup at power forward. He also was a member of the Bulls' championship teams in 1991, '92 and '93.|
|Bryon Russell||32 years old free agent guard from the Wizards|
Lakers Draft Picks:
First round, 24th, forward, 6-10 (2.08 m), 240 p (108.4 kg), birthdate: Dec 4, 1980 (Lincoln, Ill.), High School: Lincoln HS (Lincoln, Ill.) Career Highlights: Named Third Team All-America by AP as a senior. Named Big Ten Player of the Year by conference coaches and media as a senior. Ranks third all-time in Illinois history in scoring and fifth in rebounding.
Second round, 32nd, forward, 6-8 (2.03 m) 245p (111.1 kg) birthdate: March 28, 1980 (San Diego, Calif.), High School: University HS (San Diego, Calif.) He is the son of Hall of Famer Bill Walton. Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by AP following junior and senior seasons. Ranks 4th in school history with 582 assists. One of three players in Pac-10 history to total 1,000 career points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists. During four-year career, Arizona won 102 of his 129 (.791) games played
|Robert Horry||the Lakers didn't exercise their option, and as a free agent, Horry signed a two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.|
|Mark Madsen||a fan favorite who averaged 3.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 14.5 minutes in 54 games last season signed a two-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves as a free agent.|
|Samaki Walker||free agent. New team: Miami Heat|
|Brian Shaw||retired after 14 NBA seasons.|
|Tracy Murray||free agent. Went to Portland.|
This is the 2003/2004 Los Angeles Lakers roster
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|Head Coach||Phil Jackson|
|Assistant Coaches:||Tex Winter|