Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers were established in Minneapolis, MN in 1947. The Lakers resided in Minneapolis until 1960 when the Lakers then moved to Los Angeles. The Lakers have had some of the greatest players of all time play for the team. These names include Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, and LeBron James. the Lakers have also won 16 championships which is the second most of any NBA team all time.

  • Founding Date: 1947
  • City: Los Angeles, CA
  • Conference: NBA Western
  • Number of NBA Championships: 16 (most recent: 2009-10)
  • Mascot: N/A
  • Owner: Buss Family
  • Head Coach: Frank Vogel
  • Arena: Staples Center

The Current Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James is the best player in the league and one of the best basketball players to ever live. Despite a down season Lebron looks to bounce back healthy this year to compete for an NBA title alongside newly acquired Anthony Davis. The expectations are high for the Lakers to win the Western Conference and compete to win the Larry O'Brien trophy.

Lakers Legacy

The Lakers are known for their greatness, from the greats who played there to the great championships they won. Having legends like Wilt Chamberlain and Magic Johnson to name a couple resembles a legendary franchise. The Lakers are known for their ability to win championships and the great players that won them. Their legacy is built on tradition and success. This is why many players try to make their way to the Lakers in the free agency era we live in now