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…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor’s Triple-Double Sends L.A. To 1969 NBA Finals

The trio of Elgin Baylor, Jerry West and Wilt Chamberlain was one that was nearly unstoppable once they all came…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor Sets NBA Finals Scoring Record In Win Over Celtics

When glancing over the history of the NBA, two franchises stand out above the rest. The Los Angeles Lakers and…

This Day In Lakers History: Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor & Jerry West Lead L.A. To Past Suns, To Western Conference Finals

The NBA playoffs won’t begin for another week and the Los Angeles Lakers won’t be anywhere near it, but on April 9…

This Day In Lakers History: Jerry West, Elgin Baylor Clinch Berth In NBA Finals

The early days of the Los Angeles Lakers were led by one of the best duos in NBA history, Elgin Baylor and Jerry…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor Scores 40 Points Against Detroit Pistons In NBA Playoffs

The Los Angeles Lakers have a rich and storied history, one that has been graced by some of the greatest players…

FOCO Releases Lakers Bobbleheads Of LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson & More

As part of the NBA celebrating their 75th anniversary this season, FOCO has released a line of limited-edition…

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…

This Day In Lakers History: Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain Conclude Undefeated Month In Record Fashion

The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers were one of the more special teams in NBA history, reaching multiple milestones…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain Engage In Second Epic Clash In 3 Weeks

Elgin Baylor and Wilt Chamberlain are two of the greatest players in NBA history and two of the most unstoppable…