This Day In Lakers History: Longest Winning Streak In Professional Sports Falls

The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers are widely believed to be one of the greatest teams of all-time. Even with Elgin Baylor…

This Day In Lakers History: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reaches 25,000 Career Points Milestone

While there will always be an argument over who is the greatest player in the history of the NBA, there is no question…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Sinks Game-Winner At Buzzer To Defeat Carmelo Anthony, Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers assembled a dynamic rostering entering the 2003-04 season, with what turned out to be…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Notches Seventh Straight 30-Point Game

If there is one thing Kobe Bryant did better than just about anyone in the history of the NBA, it was scoring the basketball…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Scores 33 Points Off The Bench In Showdown With Michael Jordan

Former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant recently spoke about how he aimed to ‘destroy’ in his first showdown…

This Day In Lakers History: Pau Gasol Posts 20-20 Game In Overtime Win Against Bucks

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the 2009-10 NBA season with aspirations to repeat as NBA Champions. They jumped…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Has 12th Career 50-Point Game In Double OT Win Over Rockets

In the mid-2000s Kobe Bryant was at the peak of his powers. He was the best player in the NBA, unstoppable offensively…

This Day in Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Leads Comeback Against Defending-Champion Spurs

On Dec. 13, 2007, the Los Angeles Lakers geared up for a showdown at Staples Center against the defending-champion…

This Day In Lakers History: NBA Winning Streak Record Broken, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Becomes First Player To 32,000 Points

Two major events that defined and contributed to making the NBA what it is occurred in Los Angeles Lakers history…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Makes Buzzer Beater Against Celtics

In the 1980s, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics always brought the best out of each other. Led by Magic…

This Day In Lakers History: James Worthy’s No. 42 Jersey Retired

On Dec. 10, 1995, the Los Angeles Lakers retired James Worthy’s No. 42 jersey during a halftime ceremony at the…

This Day In Lakers History: Career Night From Andrew Bynum Leads Way Against Warriors

On Dec. 9, 2007, the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers met at Staples Center in a showdown early in…