In the late 1940s before they were even known by their Los Angeles Lakers title, the team was making a name for their then current franchise with sweet points per game averages and championship-level play. The Lakers, based in Los Angeles, California, has a history of hard fought and serious play. Will the Lakers own this season? Don’t miss a moment of the action; purchase your Los Angeles Lakers Tickets today!
The Lakers began their history in Detroit, Michigan, before becoming the Minneapolis Lakers based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. They were founded in 1947 as part of the National Basketball League (NBL). In 1948 the franchise joined the National Basketball Association (NBA). It was in Minneapolis where the Lakers won their first five league championships before eventually moving to Los Angeles in 1960. While in L.A. the Lakers were home of some of the NBA’s most cherished players in Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
The high point of the Lakers history came when Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal led the team to three straight NBA Titles from 2000-20002. The Lakers hold a staggering number of titles and awards including over 15 Basketball Hall of Fame players, more that 17 championship titles, at least eight MVP awards and more than 30 conference titles! Members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference, the Lakers rivals are the hometown based Los Angeles Clippers, intradivisional Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings as well as the Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics and the San Antonio Spurs.
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