This Day In Lakers History: L.A. Defeats 76ers In 2001 NBA Finals To Cap Off Historic Playoff Run

The Los Angeles Lakers have an illustrious history filled with superstars and championship trophies, but that doesn’t…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Dominates To Put 76ers On Brink Of Elimination In 2001 NBA Finals

The 2001 Los Angeles Lakers had one of the most dominant runs in playoff history. After sweeping through the entire…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Breaks Record In Sweep Of Nets In 2002 NBA Finals

After cruising to a quick 3-0 lead over the New Jersey Nets in the 2002 NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers found…

This Day In Lakers History: Derek Fisher’s 3-Pointers Key NBA Finals Win Over Orlando Magic

The 2009 NBA Finals is remembered as a near-domination from start to finish by the Lakers. After all, L.A. beat the…

This Day In Lakers History: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Scores 30 Points In Game 6 Win Against Celtics In 1984 NBA Finals

On June 10, 1984, the Los Angeles Lakers looked to redeem themselves against the rival Boston Celtics in a win…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Makes Baby Sky Hook To Beat Celtics In Game 4 Of 1987 NBA Finals

Considered one of the greatest rivalries in sports, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers dominated the NBA…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Ties NBA Finals Record For Most Blocks In Game 2 Vs. 76ers

After sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers (3-0), Sacramento Kings (4-0), and San Antonio Spurs (4-0), the Los Angeles…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Sets NBA Finals Record With 21 Assists Against Celtics

The building blocks to the greatest rivalry in American sports was set during the 1980s when the Boston Celtics and…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Starts 50-Point Streak With 65 In Overtime Win Against Blazers

Kobe Bryant’s scoring exploits were the thing of legend as seemingly nothing was impossible for the Los Angeles…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Celebrates Birthday By Scoring 61 Points Against Clippers

Shaquille O’Neal is arguably the most dominant force in the history of the NBA. He won three championships with…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Comes Out Of Retirement To Win 1992 All-Star Game MVP

When it comes down to the NBA All-Star Game, one has always stood out head and shoulders above the rest as the…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Scores 81 Points Against Toronto Raptors

It remains one of the most unbelievable, iconic, amazing moments in the history of the NBA. Everyone can remember…