Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the great NBA dynasties and a worldwide sports brand. They were founded in 1947 as the Minneapolis
Lakers, where they captured 5 championships before moving to
Hollywood in 1960.

Since then, the Lakers have gone on to become the second
most successful franchise in the NBA, sitting behind their arch
rivals, Boston.

The Lakers last championship came in 2010, beating Boston in an all-time classic Game 7.

The Step Back: The long goodbye of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

If you’re old enough, cast your mind back to 1989: the year the Berlin Wall…

Top 5 MVP Race – COVID slows LeBron James’ momentum

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing us all inside. It makes banal conversations about basketball feel…

Top 5 MVP Race – it’s Giannis’ to lose

For the first time this season, Huw Hopkins has seen no movement in the Top 5 MVP Race, but the beef that its leader finds himself in makes this edition all the more intriguing

Anthony Davis’ All-Star homecoming – unveiling the 2K Foundation community court

As Anthony Davis iced the game to bring Team LeBron to victory in the NBA All-Star Game, he was cool, calm and collected. Perhaps that’s because it wasn’t necessarily his biggest moment of the weekend.

Top 5 MVP Race – All-Star returns

With the distractions of the All-Star break out of the way, Huw Hopkins looks at who is making a second half push in the MVP race

Top 5 MVP Race – Damian Lillard makes a leap

Huw Hopkins looks at what Damian Lillard’s antics did as candidates for the MVP award jostle for position going into the All-Star break

The Step Back: Magic’s Moment

Sean Guest looks back on this day in 1996, when Magic Johnson returned to the court for his final stretch of games as a player for the Los Angeles Lakers

Episode 324 – Kobe Bryant

Matthew Wellington, Mike Miller and Huw Hopkins mark the passing of Kobe Bryant.

Gianna Bryant’s legacy goes beyond any scoresheet

Kobe Bryant’s name is the one that makes the headlines, but Josh Coyne does not want to forget the three young basketball players who had their whole future ahead of them, including Kobe’s daughter Gianna