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…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Drops 62 Points In Three Quarters, Outscores Dallas Mavericks

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest scorers to ever step foot in the NBA, and many of his scoring explosions are still talked about to this…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Has 50-Plus Point Duel With Antawn Jamison

By the year 2000, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was beginning to make the entire NBA aware of his status…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Plays Against Larry Bird For Final Time

Without a doubt the biggest rivalry in the history of the NBA is between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. While the two franchises have squared off…

This Day In Lakers History: The Legendary George Mikan Born In Joliet, Illinois

The Los Angeles Lakers have a history of big men unlike any other in the NBA. The likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Shaquille…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Ties NBA Finals Record For Most Field Goals Made As L.A. Beats Pacers In Game 1

The Los Angeles Lakers, led by Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, fought their way through a tough Western…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson Become 2nd Set Of Opposing Players To Score At Least 40 Points In Same NBA Finals Game

The Los Angeles Lakers, led by Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, had simply dominated the 2001 NBA Playoffs…

This Day In Lakers History: Paul Pierce Leaves Game 1 Of 2008 NBA Finals In Wheelchair

After meeting three times in the NBA Finals during the 1980s, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers didn’t renew…