|Coach: Pat Riley
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - James Worthy - Magic Johnson - Byron Scott - Maurice Lucas - Michael Cooper - Mike McGee - A.C. Green - Kurt Rambis - Mitch Kupchak - Larry Spriggs - Ronnie Lester - Petur Gudmundsson - Chuck Nevitt - Jerome Henderson
||Playoff Record: 8-6
Everything was ready for another Lakers-Celtics Finals, but the Rockets stunned everybody defeating L.A. in the Conf. Finals. A buzzer-beater by
Ralph Sampson sealed the Lakers misfortune in game 5 .