Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers Team Info

Head Coach: Luke Walton

Year Founded:The Los Angeles Lakers were originally founded in 1946.

Previous Cities/Names: 

  • Detroit Gems 1946–1947
  • Minneapolis Lakers 1947–1960
  • Los Angeles Lakers 1960–present

Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championships

  • 1950 NBA Finals – Defeated the Syracuse Nationals 4 – 2
  • 1952 NBA Finals – Defeated the New York Knicks 4 – 3
  • 1953 NBA Finals – Defeated the New York Knicks 4 – 1
  • 1954 NBA Finals – Defeated the Syracuse Nationals 4 – 3
  • 1972 NBA Finals – Defeated the New York Knicks 4 – 1
  • 1980 NBA Finals – Defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 4 – 2
  • 1982 NBA Finals – Defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 4 – 2
  • 1985 NBA Finals – Defeated the Boston Celtics 4 – 2
  • 1987 NBA Finals – Defeated the Boston Celtics 4 – 2
  • 1988 NBA Finals – Defeated the Detroit Pistons 4 – 3
  • 2000 NBA Finals – Defeated the Indiana Pacers 4 – 2
  • 2001 NBA Finals – Defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 4 – 1
  • 2002 NBA Finals – Defeated the New Jersey Nets 4 – 0
  • 2009 NBA Finals – Defeated the Orlando Magic 4 – 1
  • 2010 NBA Finals – Defeated the Boston Celtics 4 – 3

Los Angeles Lakers Retired Jerseys

  • # 13 – Wilt Chamberlain
  • # 22 – Elgin Baylor
  • # 25 – Gail Goodrich
  • # 32 – Earvin “Magic” Johnson
  • # 33 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • # 34 – Shaquille O’Neal
  • # 42 – James Worthy
  • # 44 – Jerry West
  • # 52 – Jamaal Wilkes
  • Microphone – Chick Hearn