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.

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

My Kobe memory

Being a young NBA fan and missing Kobe Bryant’s peak hasn’t stopped Archie Corbett from being inspired by the Black Mamba

Much love, Kobe – even from the haters

Kobe Bryant was loved and adored, but not by everybody. Huw Hopkins argues, however, that it was very difficult to not respect what he achieved for the game of basketball

8 | 24 – Goodbye Kobe

Kobe Bryant’s impact goes far beyond the hardwood. Our Editor-in-Chief, Matthew Wellington writes about Kobe’s significance on a personal level

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Whether he was the hero or the villain for you on the basketball court, Nick Whitfield believes Kobe Bryant’s impact on several generations of NBA fans cannot be overlooked