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Los Angeles Lakers

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About Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the NBA, having won 16 championships. Their games at the famed Staples Center draw millions of fans to Los Angeles each season.

The Los Angeles Lakers weren't always from the City of Angels. In the 1960s the Lakers moved from Minnesota to LA and kept their team name, despite that fact that Los Angeles isn't exactly known for its abundance of lakes. It was in the late '70s and '80s when the Lakers' popularity soared, with superstar players such as Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and James Worthy. In those years the team had five winning titles, with 3 championship series against their archrivals the Boston Celtics.
Articles mentioning Los Angeles Lakers
  • Are the Los Angeles Lakers Legit Contenders in 2012?

    After the Los Angeles Lakers began the 2012-13 NBA with a 1-4 record, one of their worst starts in nearly 30 years, panic began to set in. With the off-season additions of Point Guard Steve Nash and Center Dwight Howard, the team was built to win now. Starting the season so poorly was simply unacceptable.

  • Los Angeles Clippers – The New Kings of L.A?

    With the Western Conference shaping up to be stronger than it has ever been, the Los Angeles Clippers are starting out to be one of the teams to beat out West.

  • Metro Los Angeles Tours: Expo Line

    Since the Los Angeles Metro Expo Line began service this past Spring, Angelinos and visitors can finally access Downtown Los Angeles from Culver City and all of the great restaurants and attractions in between. For the price of one of Metro’s TAP cards, the Expo Line provides access to many of the diverse neighborhoods and experiences Los Angeles has to offer. Plus, it’s a great way to avoid traffic en route to Lakers games and other Staples Center events.

  • Los Angeles Clippers Keep L.A. Basketball Lean and Mean

    The Los Angeles Clippers may not have the stellar track record that the Los Angeles Lakers have, but in recent years, the team’s owners have rebuilt the franchise to a point where it is competitive with some of the top teams in the NBA and a regular playoffs contender.

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