This Day In Lakers History: Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West Bring First NBA Championship To Los Angeles

For years and years in the 1960s, the Los Angeles Lakers would come up just short in winning an NBA championship…

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: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Passes Wilt Chamberlain To Become All-Time Leading Scorer

There are many records in NBA history that have long been considered untouchable. For the longest time, one of those records…

This Day In Lakers History: L.A. Posts Largest Margin Of Victory In NBA History By Thumping Warriors

The 1972 Los Angeles Lakers are one of the greatest teams in NBA history. Led by the trio of Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain…

This Day In Lakers History: Wilt Chamberlain Becomes First Player To Score 30,000 Career Points

When it comes to putting up numbers unlike anyone else in the history of basketball, no one did that more than former…

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…

This Day In Lakers History: Longest Winning Streak In Professional Sports Falls

The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers are widely believed to be one of the greatest teams of all-time. Even with Elgin Baylor…