2001-02 Lakers

<b>2001-02 Lakers</b><br>
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<u>58-24, Second in Pacific Division</u><br>
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Defeated New Jersey Nets in NBA Finals, 4-0<br>
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<b>Head Coach</b>: Phil Jackson<br>
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<b>Key Moments</b>:<br>
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1. Lakers become the fifth team to win at least three consecutive NBA titles.<br>
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2. Lakers set an NBA playoff record with 12 consecutive wins in road playoff games, dating to the 2000 NBA Finals.<br>
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3. Phil Jackson surpasses Pat Riley for most career postseason victories with 156.<br>
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4. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal are named to the All-NBA first team.<br>
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<b>Standing, left to right (players only)</b>: Lindsey Hunter, Brian Shaw, Rick Fox, Kobe Bryant, Mitch Richmond, Derek Fisher.<br>
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<b>Seated, left to right (players only)</b>: Devean George, Jelani McCoy, Slava Medvedenko, Shaquille O'Neal, Samaki Walker, Robert Horry, Mark Madsen.<br>
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<b>Not pictured</b>: Joe Crispin, Mike Penberthy.

2001-02 Lakers

58-24, Second in Pacific Division

Defeated New Jersey Nets in NBA Finals, 4-0

Head Coach: Phil Jackson

Key Moments:

1. Lakers become the fifth team to win at least three consecutive NBA titles.

2. Lakers set an NBA playoff record with 12 consecutive wins in road playoff games, dating to the 2000 NBA Finals.

3. Phil Jackson surpasses Pat Riley for most career postseason victories with 156.

4. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal are named to the All-NBA first team.

Standing, left to right (players only): Lindsey Hunter, Brian Shaw, Rick Fox, Kobe Bryant, Mitch Richmond, Derek Fisher.

Seated, left to right (players only): Devean George, Jelani McCoy, Slava Medvedenko, Shaquille O'Neal, Samaki Walker, Robert Horry, Mark Madsen.

Not pictured: Joe Crispin, Mike Penberthy.

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