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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Top Five Lakers Moments

When the greatest players in the history of the NBA are discussed, the name of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is not brought up nearly enough. A six-time champion with an NBA-record six regular season MVP awards, as well as two Finals MVPs, his accolades stack up with the greatest ever. Throw in his 19 All-Star game selections, and 10 All-NBA First Team distinctions and you get a man who was not only great, but outsta ...

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VIDEO: Top 5 Lamar Odom Lakers Moments

When people think about the Lakers in the mid-to-late 2000s, the first name to come up will always be Kobe Bryant, and rightfully so. He was the leader of the team, and will go down as one of the best to ever play the game. After Kobe, the next name brought up is usually Pau Gasol, as the Spaniard was Bryant's trusted running mate, and he too will likely see his jersey hanging in the Staples Center rafters ...

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VIDEO: Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Draft Picks Of All-Time

Please enable Javascript to watch this video With the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014 NBA draft lottery for the first time since 2005, Lakers Nation takes a look back at the top 10 all-time draft picks by the Lakers. From Vlade Divac to Eddie Jones to A.C. Green and James Worthy to Elgin Baylor and Derek Fisher, our list spans the many decades of Lakers basketball. Our top 10 includes only picks made by the ...

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Top 10 Lakers Nation Facebook Comments Of The Week

Every week, our loyal fans head over to the Lakers Nation Facebook page to give their thoughts on everything happening in Lakerland. Some of them are intelligent, others not so much, but almost all of them are entertaining. Please continue to comment on the page, and you could see your quotes on our next post. Is It Hard To Watch Kobe Right Now 10. Kevin Estrella Yes, it is hard..but its his will and hard w ...

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Twitter Reacts To Kobe Setting His Return Date Via Facebook

Kobe Bryant and the Lakers shocked the sports world today announcing that he would be back on December 8, 2013. Although that wasn't the surprising part of it, Bryant and the Lakers posted a two minute video of his jersey in an epic setting and at the end released the date of his return. Many have been comparing this return message with Michael Jordan's two word fax that simply stated "I'm Back" in 1995. He ...

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VIDEO: Lakers Lookback – Top 5 Jerry West Moments

Today we reflect on the amazing career of Jerry West. West was an amazing scorer, a phenomenal leader, and never failed to surprise Laker fans with his amazing ability to come through when he was most needed. Here are the top five moments in the career of Mr. Clutch: 5.) Jerry West Hits From Way Downtown On April 29, 1970, 'Mr. Clutch' delivered another classic moment in the NBA Finals. With one second left ...

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VIDEO: Lakers Lookback: Top 5 Lakers Moments Of The 1990s Decade

5. Lakers Face Chicago Bulls in 1991 Finals The only trip to the NBA Finals that the Lakers made during the '90s occurred in 1991, when they faced rising superstar Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. The Lakers stole Game 1 from the Bulls in Chicago under the leadership of their star Magic Johnson, who scored 19 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and dished out 11 assists. Unfortunately for the Lakers, their vi ...

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VIDEO: Lakers Lookback: Top 5 Bill Sharman Lakers Moments

Lakers Nation takes a look back at the top five moments of Hall of Fame Lakers head coach Bill Sharman during his six years of coaching the purple and gold. Sharman coached the Lakers from 1971-1976. Sharman spent his years as a player for the Boston Celtics before becoming a head coach only five years after he stopped playing. Sharman brought an NBA Championship back to Los Angeles after a decade long drou ...

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VIDEO: Top 5 Lakers Moments Of The 1960s Decade

5. Jerry West wins 1969 Finals MVP The legendary Lakers-Celtics rivalry first grew its wings in the 1960s, as the two teams faced off in an astonishing six NBA Finals over the course of the decade. After losing the first five matchups, the Lakers entered the 1969 Finals hungry to finally conquer Bill Russell, John Havlichek, and the rest of their hated rivals. And nobody was more hungry than Laker legend Je ...

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Lakers Lookback: Top 5 Lakers Moments Of The 1970’s Decade

http://youtu.be/mhxj-aqgPVk 5. Jerry West Hits 60 Foot Shot In Game 3 of the NBA Finals, the Lakers were down two points to the New York Knicks with roughly three seconds remaining in the game. Jerry West received an inbounds pass and hurled a shot from 60 feet away and miraculously made the bucket and forced overtime. Unfortunately for the Lakers, they would go on to lose in overtime and the series to the ...

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