Lakers 2020 Champions W/ Lazers Engraved Signatures of the 2020 team
The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles. The Lakers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member club of the league’s Western Conference Pacific Division. The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center, an arena shared with the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women’s National Basketball Association, and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. The Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the history of the NBA, and have won 16 NBA championships, their last being in 2010. As of 2015, the Lakers are the second most valuable franchise in the NBA according to Forbes, having an estimated value of $2.7 billion.
The Lakers, a professional basketball team, came into existence in 1948. At the time, they were the Minneapolis Lakers and played their home games in Minnesota, which lies in the Great Lakes region, thus explaining the team's name.
After playing in Minneapolis for twelve seasons, the Lakers moved their franchise to Los Angeles in 1960. The 2020-21 season will be their 61st in Southern California.
During their 72-year history, the Lakers have won seventeen championships--five in Minneapolis and twelve in Los Angeles.