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: 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: Magic Johnson Dishes Out 21 Assists In Win Over Trail Blazers In Game 1 Of 1991 Western Conference Finals

By dispatching the Golden State Warriors in five games in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, the Los Angeles…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Retires From NBA

On May 14, 1996, Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson announced his permanent retirement from the NBA…

This Day In Lakers History: L.A. Holds Jazz To Record-Low Points In First Quarter Of Game 1 Of 1988 Western Conference Semifinals

With a sweep of the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the 1988 NBA Western Conference playoffs, the Los Angeles…

This Day In Lakers History: Warriors Collect Then-NBA Record 25 Steals In 139-122 Win Over L.A.

On March 25, 1975, the Los Angeles Lakers faced a difficult challenge in the Golden State Warriors for a showdown…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Scores 37 Points, Has Big 4th Quarter In Win Over Rockets

Coming off their second loss of the month, the Los Angeles Lakers traveled to Toyota Center in the second of a three-game…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Leads The Way As L.A. Extends Winning Streak

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the 1999-00 season with championship aspirations after the hiring of Hall of Fame head coach Phil Jackson…

This Day In Lakers History: Pau Gasol Records Triple-Double In Win Over Hawks

Looking to turn the page from a disappointing NBA Finals defeat to the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers regrouped…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Named 2002 NBA All-Star Game MVP

When Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was named to the 2002 NBA All-Star Game, it marked his third consecutive…