1984-85 Lakers 62-20, First in Pacific Division Defeated Boston Celtics in NBA Finals, 4-2 Head Coach: Pat Riley Key Moments: 1. After eight failed attempts, the Lakers finally defeat the Celtics in the NBA Finals by winning Game 6 in Boston. 2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is named NBA Finals MVP. 3. Magic Johnson sets an NBA record by averaging 17 assists a game in a playoff series win over Portland. 4. Byron Scott becomes the only player in team history to lead the NBA in three-point field-goal percentage (43.3%). 5. The Lakers set an NBA season record by averaging 31.4 assists per game and set another record in field-goal percentage (54.5%). Standing, left to right (players only): Byron Scott, Larry Spriggs, James Worthy, Mitch Kupchak, Ronnie Lester. Seated, left to right (players only): Mike McGee, Kurt Rambis, Jamaal Wilkes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bob McAdoo, Magic Johnson, Michael Cooper. Not pictured: Earl Jones, Chuck Nevitt.