Everybody knows that the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the most prestigious franchises in all of sports. From their championship beginnings in Minneapolis to their sustained excellence in Los Angeles, the Lakers rarely leave their fans unsatisfied.
To celebrate the Lakers 50th season in the City of Angels, a fantastic collection was put together to help any Lakers fan understand life as a member of Lakers Nation. The book features an amazing collection of stories and articles from the Los Angeles Times Sports Staff, as well as an elaborate array of pictures courtesy of Getty Images.
This book really is perfect for Lakers fans of all ages. For the older generation, have you ever wanted to go back and re-live those amazing Lakers moments once again? Wouldn’t it be great to open up the newspaper and see Magic, Wilt, West, and Kareem once more?
Now all of that is possible, as the 50 Amazing Years in the City of Angels is able to connect Lakers fans of all ages with one another, and more importantly help everyone understand just what it means to be a Lakers fan, and what the generations before us were lucky enough to experience.
The layout of the 50 Amazing Years book serves as a type of time machine, taking the reader back to the days of West and Baylor, through the generation that witnessed Magic and Kareem, up to the Lakers return to glory in 2009.
With each award-caliber picture comes an equally memorizing article, instantly taking Lakers fans back to a predetermined date. This really gives the reader a different feeling than what they are used to.
Instead of reading articles that are nothing more than the author reminiscing, by opening up the LA Times’ archives you feel that you are back in time, experiencing these fantastic Lakers moments as they happen.
This wonderful collection is perfect for the hard-core and casual Lakers fans alike, making the 50 Amazing Years in the City of Angels a must-have piece of memorabilia. Whether you want it to remember your favorite Los Angeles memories, or to put on your coffee table to impress your guests, this is an amazing way to celebrate 50 Years of Los Angeles Lakers basketball!