This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Scores 25 Points In 4th Quarter & Overtime To Seal Win Over Warriors

The 2005-06 season was a turning point for the resurrection of Kobe Bryant, as the lone franchise player for the…

This Day In Lakers History: Pat Riley Becomes Fastest Coach In NBA History To 500 Career Wins

Pat Riley is a basketball lifer who has succeeded at basically every level of the sport, from his playing career, to his…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor Earns First All-Star Game Co-MVP

The Lakers franchise embedded their roots into the city of Los Angeles the day they left Minnesota, creating a fantastic…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Passes Wilt Chamberlain As Youngest Player To Score 25,000 Points

Legendary Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant becoming the youngest player to score 25,000 points…

This Day In Lakers History: Nick Van Exel, Elden Campbell & Cedric Ceballos Combine For 90 Points In Win Over Celtics

The 1990s were a transition period for the Los Angeles Lakers as they moved on from the ‘Showtime’ era and searched…

This Day In Lakers History: Jerry West Sinks Buzzer-Beater At The Forum During 1972 All-Star Game

Many basketball legends have had the honor of wearing the purple and gold throughout the history of the Los Angeles…

This Day In Lakers History: Gary Payton, Slava Medvedenko Deliver In Close Win Over Clippers

The controversial 2003-04 season was filled with many highs and many lows for the Los Angeles Lakers in what eventually…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Scores 37 Points In Win Over Bucks While Battling Respiratory Infection

The grit and determination of Kobe Bryant were on display countless times throughout his 20-year career with the…

This Day In Lakers History: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Becomes First NBA Player To Score 34,000 Points

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar continued to take steps toward becoming the leading scorer in NBA history on Jan. 10, 1986…

This Day In Lakers History: Historic 33-Game Winning Streak Comes To End Against Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bucks

The Los Angeles Lakers steadily turned into a feared opponent throughout the NBA during the 1971-72 season, putting…