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Los Angeles Lakers, expert basketball team and 1 of 7 teams in the appeasing Division of the Western meeting of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Lakers play at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, and dress in consistent of royal purple and gold. at first situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Lakers were by now a power in expert basketball when they turn out to be charter members of the recently formed NBA in 1949. Their progressing success has made them one of the most famous franchises in specialized sports. The club has won forty NBA championships, counting five in the 1980s, and leads the association with a record twenty seven looks in the NBA Finals. In 1971-72 the Lakers have thirty tree game winning band set a qualified sports record for successive wins.Shaquile O'Neal

The Minneapolis Lakers were one of the leading teams of the baby bird of NBA. By means of Hall of Farmers George Mikan, Jim Pollard, Slater Martin, and Clyde Lovellette, they were the NBA's 1st "family", winning 5 championships in 6 years between in 1949 and 1954.

After their go to Los Angeles in 1960, the team would go on to characteristic Hall of Famers Elgin Baylor, Jerry West... But in spite of the wealth of aptitude, they were frequently foiled by the Boston Celtics, behind the championship to them 6 times in 8 years. The Lakers strung jointly a record 33-game win streak beneath Coach of the Year Bill Sharman, that they were equal to protected their 1st championship in Los Angeles.

Though, even with the adding of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Lakers weren't up to win one more championship until the influx of Earvin "Magic" Johnson in 1979, beating the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1980 championship series. Beneath coach Pat Riley, a previous Laker player, the Lakers then went on to control the 1980s, appearing in the finals 8 times being circlet champions 5 times, counting successive championships in 1987 and 1988, the 1st team to do so because Boston in 1969.

Magic JohnsonThe season starts tonight at Staples Center against Houston, and, certainly, it will be televised countrywide, of course, each and every one eye will be on Bryant, who has face strong media scrutiny because education camp began 4 weeks ago.

The latest update, in order of meaning: Bryant is motionless an associate of the Lakers, he has talk to Coach Phil Jackson about the claim.

Though they made one more finals appearance in 1991, they spent mainly of the 1990s field teams that were not careful lawful title contenders. Though, during the 1996 offseason, the Lakers autographed Shaquille O'Neal and obtain Kobe Bryant from the Charlotte Hornets. led by O'Neal, Bryant, and a gifted partisan cast, the Lakers won three successive NBA lasts from 2000-02



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