This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Hits Legendary Buzzer Beater Over Dwyane Wade

If there is one thing Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is known for, it is his penchant for coming through in…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Signs Seven-Year, $120 Million Deal

Although the Los Angeles Lakers have enjoyed their fair share of notable offseason signings, they all seem to pale in…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Traded To Heat For Lamar Odom, Caron Butler, Brian Grant

On July 14, 2004, the Los Angeles Lakers traded Shaquille O’Neal to the Miami Heat, marking the end of a dynasty…

This Day In Lakers History: James Worthy Records First Career Triple-Double Against Pistons In Game 7 Of 1988 NBA Finals

Coming off a season in which they won the NBA championship, the Los Angeles Lakers stormed their way to the best…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Named Unanimous MVP Of 2000 NBA Finals Following Game 6 Victory Over Pacers

Following a Game 5 loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Los Angeles Lakers returned to Staples Center needing one more…

This Day In Lakers History: L.A. Wins 16th Championship Against Celtics In 2010 NBA Finals

The 2010 NBA playoffs were one of multiple years where the NBA world was ready to see Kobe Bryant face LeBron James…

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…