Everyone Loves a True Lakers Fan
Jun. 03, 2010 - Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES - epa02186120 Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers (R) chats it up with US actor Jack Nicholson during the Boston Celtics versus Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, USA, 03 June 2010. This is the 12th time that the 17 time champion Boston Celtics and the 15 time champion Los Angeles Lakers have met in the 64 year history of the NBA Finals with Boston taking nine of those series.


The Los Angeles Lakeres are known for their championships, their purple and gold colors, and their Hollywood connections. On any given evening at Staples Center, there are dozens of celebrities there to see the game. In a city that houses the biggest movie production studios on the planet, the Lakers are regularly the hottest ticket. While the celebrities that litter the Staples Center crowd vary by night, there is one man who is there more than any other – Jack Nicholson.

Known as one of the greatest actors of his era, Nicholson has been nominated and won multiple Academy Awards. He has been in some of the most prominent movies in the history of film, and will go down in history as a staple of Hollywood. Nicholson, more commonly referred to as Jack, is also known for his courtside appearance at nearly every Lakers game.

In order to honor Jack, who represents a true Lakers fan, we have created a t-shirt that will express to the rest of the world what a true Lakers fan looks like. Whether the Lakers win or lose, Jack will continue to show up and take his seat on the Staples Center court. This kind of dedication is what really makes Jack a true Lakers fan!

Jack is constantly harassing the referees, and giving opposing players and coaches an earful whenever he feels it is needed. There is no doubt that Jack is a true Lakers fan, and it shows every night at Staples Center.

For the True Fan shirt and the rest of the Lakers Nation collection, visit our store and show the rest of the world why you’re a true fan, just like Jack!

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