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: 33-Game Winning Streak Comes To End Against 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 Face Off In Second Epic Clash

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…

Julius Erving Includes Lakers Greats Like Magic Johnson & Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On All-Time Top-10 List But Not LeBron James & Kobe Bryant

The NBA has hit the doldrums of the offseason when free agency has all but ended and teams and personnel are off enjoying…

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…