The Lakers have had quite a history,
both in Minneapolis and in L.A.
Past Seasons Results
- L.A. Lakers Titles from
NBA Finals History
at The Sporting News
Magical Lakers History
and some of other great Laker moments.
- 1972 :
Swish and they're in
Flashing lost of hot hands -- and a single sore one --Los Angeles goes all the way.
- 1980 :
Arms and the man
With the Big Fella out, Magic Johnson was the Man. He came through transcendently as L.A. won the NBA title.
- 1982 :
L.A. needed a Pat on its back
Coach Pat Riley called the shots as the Lakers won the title.
- 1985 :
Los Angeles overcame its history of failure against the Celtics and won the NBA championship in Boston.
- 1987 :
Your ball, L.A.
With a Magical fast break and inspired play from a revered center, Los Angeles beat Boston for the NBA championship.
- 1988 :
Past, present, and future
As promised, the Lakers repeated for the NBA title, proving they're still the best, but Detroit could be tomorrow's team.
Thanks to Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant forming one of the best tandems in NBA history, Showtime returned to Los Angeles as the Lakers won their first championship since 1988.
The Lakers steamrolled through the playoffs, going 15-1, and captured their second consecutive NBA championship.
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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2014
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