This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Makes Buzzer-Beater Over James Harden At The Drew League

The late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant made multiple visits to the Drew League, including attending their…

This Day In Lakers History: NBA Finals Wins Over Celtics; Magic Johnson Makes Baby Sky Hook

Considered one of the greatest rivalries in sports, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers dominated the NBA…

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…

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: 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: Gail Goodrich Returns To Franchise Via Trade With Phoenix Suns

On May 20, 1970, the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Gail Goodrich in a trade with the Phoenix Suns. The deal returned…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Named 1987 NBA MVP

On May 19, 1987, former Los Angeles Lakers point guard Magic Johnson was named MVP, winning the award for the…

This Day In Lakers History: Pau Gasol Scores 23 Points In Game 7 Win Against Nuggets

After flaming out against the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Scores 32 Points Against Kings In Decided Game 5 Of NBA Playoffs

Before the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings became a full-fledged rivalry, they played to a closely contested…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor Selected No. 1 Overall By Minneapolis In 1958 NBA Draft

On April 22, 1958, the Minneapolis Lakers selected Elgin Baylor with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft. He spent…