This Day In Lakers History (3/28/03): Michael Jordan Passes Torch To Kobe Bryant In Final Matchup

On March 28, 2003, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant scored 55 points in what was ultimately a passing of the torch…

This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Makes Head Coaching Debut

Following the unexpected retirement of Magic Johnson, the 1990s were a stop-gap towards the next generation of…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Has Fourth Straight 50-Point Game

A week earlier, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant began one of the most prolific scoring streaks in NBA history…

Lakers History: The Best Los Angeles Lakers Teams Of All-Time

When it comes to iconic basketball teams, the Los Angeles Lakers have…

This Day In Lakers History (3/16/07): Kobe Bryant Scores 65 Points In Overtime Win Against Blazers

On March 16, 2007, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored 65 points in a thrilling 116-111 overtime win against the…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Scores 81 Points Against Raptors

It remains one of the most unbelievable, iconic, amazing moments in the history of the NBA. Everyone can remember…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Drops 62 Points In Three Quarters, Outscores Mavericks

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest scorers to ever step foot in the NBA, and many of his scoring…

This Day In Lakers History: Kobe Bryant Hits Legendary Buzzer Beater Over Dwyane Wade

If there is one thing Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is known for, it is his penchant for coming through in…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Signs Seven-Year, $120 Million Deal

Although the Los Angeles Lakers have enjoyed their fair share of notable offseason signings, they all seem to pale in…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Traded To Heat For Lamar Odom, Caron Butler, Brian Grant

On July 14, 2004, the Los Angeles Lakers traded Shaquille O’Neal to the Miami Heat, marking the end of a dynasty…

This Day In Lakers History: James Worthy Records First Career Triple-Double Against Pistons In Game 7 Of 1988 NBA Finals

Coming off a season in which they won the NBA championship, the Los Angeles Lakers stormed their way to the best…

This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Named Unanimous MVP Of 2000 NBA Finals Following Game 6 Victory Over Pacers

Following a Game 5 loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Los Angeles Lakers returned to Staples Center needing one more…