A wise man learns from his own experience... a wiser man learns from the experience of others.
Laker is the name of a type of cargo ship used on the Great Lakes and the Mississippi river.
Season 1947-48: Minneapolis Lakers (NBL)Season 1948-49: Minneapolis Lakers (BAA)From 1949-50 to 1959-60: Minneapolis Lakers (NBA)From 1960-61 to the present: Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)
* Note: the BAA league is the origin of the NBA and its titles are officially considered as NBA titles.
1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010.
Los Angeles Lakers Champion 16 Conference Champion 17 Finals 31
Most Valuable Players (MVP):
8 times a Laker player won the Season MVP award
Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, Magic Johnson, Magic Johnson, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
12 times the Finals MVP
Kobe Bryant, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, Shaquille O'Neal, Shaquille O'Neal, James Worthy, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Magic Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West *
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