This Day In Lakers History: Mychal Thompson’s Monster Performance Leads To Game Game 2 Victory Over Spurs

When it was all said and done, the 1980s proved to be the rebirth of the National Basketball Association as we know it…

This Day In Lakers History: Robert Horry Delivers Game-Winner In Sweep Of Trail Blazers

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the 2001-02 campaign well atop the NBA, standing as a dynasty in the making. With…

This Day In Lakers History: Luke Walton Headlines All-Around Attack In Game 3 Win Over Nuggets

Former Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak and late owner Dr. Jerry Buss had enough of the mediocre…

This Day In Lakers History: Eddie Jones, Shaquille O’Neal Team Up For Game 1 Victory Over Trail Blazers In 1998 NBA Playoffs

Before the Los Angeles Lakers dynasty of the early 2000s reached their pinnacle of success, they went through trials…

This Day In Lakers History: Pau Gasol, Trevor Ariza Shine In 2009 Playoffs Opener Vs. Jazz

After a bitter loss to the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals, the 2008-09 season was about redemption for the Los…

This Day In Lakers History: Jerry West Helps Set Record in NBA Finals Comeback Against Celtics

The Los Angeles Lakers illustrious history has been filled with many franchise pillars, from the days of Jerry West…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor Sets NBA Finals Scoring Record In Win Over Celtics

When glancing over the history of the NBA, two franchises stand out above the rest. The Los Angeles Lakers and…

This Day In Lakers History: Minneapolis Dynasty Becomes First Team In NBA History To Complete Three-Peat

For as much as the Los Angeles Lakers have accomplished, it’s important to remember the franchise’s history traces…

This Day In Lakers History: Glen Rice Sinks Buzzer-Beater, Carries Team To Overtime Victory Against SuperSonics

Entering the 1999-00 season, the Los Angeles Lakers were determined to take the next step toward elite status as…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Caps Off Historic Comeback With Buzzer-Beater Against Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Lakers dynasty of the 2000s was one that featured the perfect team concept. With Shaquille O’Neal…

This Day In Lakers History: Derek Fisher Proves Clutch In Nail-Biter Against Spurs

Throughout the 2000s, the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs reigned supreme over much of the Western…

This Day In Lakers History: George Mikan Sets Playoff Record For Points Scored

Throughout the history of the NBA, few teams have been able to separate themselves from the rest of the pack to…