A professional basketball team in the Western Conference of the NBA.
http://www.lakers.com The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center, which they share with their fellow NBA rival, … see full wiki
Among the major professional sports leagues (plus the NHL) in the United States, the NBA stands out in one very minor way. In the others, there's one team which is peerless in the fact that it's running away with more titles than any other team, to such a point that it would take years for the next-closest team in the league to catch them. In the National Hockey League, the Montreal Canadiens lead the way with 24 Stanley Cup victories. Next in line is the Toronto Maple Leafs, who have 13, and the … more
The NBA Finals start tonight and I am cautiously optimistic. They have had quite a run through the playoffs, losing games when they should have won and there are several external issues that have added to the drama surrounding this postseason. I was extremely nervous during both the Houston (7 games) and Denver (6 games) series as it seemed like both of those teams were playing with more fire than the Lakers. On paper, the Lakers should destroy the Magic...but they were not able to dominate their … more