This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor Earns First All-Star Game Co-MVP

The Lakers franchise embedded their roots into the city of Los Angeles the day they left Minnesota, creating a fantastic…

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…

This Day In Lakers History: NBA Winning Streak Record Broken, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Becomes First Player To 32,000 Points

Two major events that defined and contributed to making the NBA what it is occurred in Los Angeles Lakers history…

This Day In Lakers History: Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain Engage In Memorable Matchup

When it comes to players putting up video game numbers, no two players could ever match the ridiculous stat lines…

This Day In Lakers History: Jerry West, Elgin Baylor Dominate In Victory Over Chicago Zephyrs

In the early days of Los Angeles Lakers franchise history, the team was led by two superstars in Elgin Baylor and Jerry…

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…