This Day In Lakers History: Michael Cooper Sets Then-NBA Finals Record With Six 3-Pointers Against Boston Celtics

The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics just may have the greatest sports rivalry of all-time. The two teams have…

This Day In Lakers History: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Surpasses Jerry West As NBA All-Time Leading Playoffs Scorer

For the second consecutive season, the NBA Finals comprised of the best…

This Day In Lakers History: L.A. Scores Most Overtime Points In 1970 NBA Finals Vs. Knicks

After stealing homecourt advantage from the New York Knicks in the 1970 NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers returned…

This Day In Lakers History: Kareem Rush Makes Six 3-Pointers In Game 6 Win Over Timberwolves In WCF, Sends L.A. To 4th NBA Finals In 5 Years

After an unceremonious exit at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of the 2003 NBA Playoffs…

This Day In Lakers History: By Beating Trail Blazers, Magic Johnson Sends L.A. To 1991 NBA Finals

The 1990-91 season put the Los Angeles Lakers in a tough spot as it was clear that the Showtime days were coming…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Leads L.A. To Third Straight NBA Finals Appearance

The 2010 Los Angeles Lakers were on a mission. After getting over the hump and winning the NBA Championship…

This Day In Lakers History: L.A. Records 11th Consecutive Win In 1989 NBA Playoffs With Sweep Of Suns

On May 28, 1989, the Los Angeles Lakers carried a 10-game playoff winning streak into Game 4 of the NBA Western…

This Day In Lakers History: 2001 Team Completes Sweep Through Western Conference Playoffs

When it comes to the greatest teams in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers have multiple entries into the discussion…

This Day In Lakers History: Robert Horry Hits Buzzer-Beater Against Kings In Western Conference Finals

Sometimes, certain events take place that leave such a lasting impression that we remember details of exactly what…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Records Triple-Double In Western Conference Finals-Clinching Win Over Suns

On May 25, 1984, the Los Angeles Lakers traveled to Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum for a potential elimination…

This Day In Lakers History: James Worthy Comes Up Big To Give L.A. Series Lead Over Trail Blazers

No one was quite sure what to make of the Los Angeles Lakers in 1991. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had retired, leaving…

This Day In Lakers History: Trevor Ariza’s Steal Gives L.A. Series Lead Over Nuggets In Western Conference Finals

In the NBA Playoffs, sometimes one or two big plays determine the outcome of a series, and the Los Angeles Lakers…