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20 years later: Looking back on the Lakers championship that almost was

Jimmy James
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Every Los Angeles Lakers legend who has won NBA Finals MVP award

Where are they now? Looking back at the 2020 Lakers championship team

Ranking all 7 Lakers head coaches since Phil Jackson from "bad" to "scapegoat"

Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers

The 10 Greatest Lakers in history, ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

Will Eudy
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Atlanta Hawks v Los Angeles Lakers

Where D'Angelo Russell ranks in all-time Lakers 3-point shots made

Jason Reed
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Anthony Davis and LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers

The best tag team duos in Los Angeles Lakers history

Jordyn Bontrager
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Magic Johnson, Bow Wow, and LeBron James (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Comparing each current Laker to their historical Lakers clone

Jordyn Bontrager
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Los Angeles Lakers, DeMarcus Cousins. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

9 Los Angeles Lakers that never played a single minute

Tyler Watts
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 12: Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers is hugged by LeBron James #6 during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game six of the Western Conference Semifinal Playoffs at Crypto.com Arena on May 12, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

5 biggest contracts in Los Angeles Lakers history

Jason Reed
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Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Ranking 24 worst Lakers starters of the Kobe Bryant era

Tyler Watts
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Unknown date; Los Angeles, CA, USA; FILE PHOTO; Los Angeles Lakers guard Magic Johnson (32) reacts as Boston Celtics guard Dennis Johnson points at The Forum. Mandatory Credit: MPS-USA TODAY Sports

Answering the Magic Johnson vs Stephen Curry debate

Reese Kunz
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Magic Johnson rookie card (Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ranking the most influential Lakers players of all time

Michael Reynoso
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Shaq and Kobe (MIKE FIALA/AFP via Getty Images)

Remembering Kobe Bryant’s most iconic Lakers teammates

Joaqin Valencerina
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 12: Banner unveiled for the 2020 NBA Championship at Staples Center on May 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Lakers championships, finals appearances, history and more

Jason Reed
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Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson. Mandatory Credit: MPS-USA TODAY Sports

Ranking 5 Worst Lakers starters of the Magic Johnson era

Tyler Watts
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PORTLAND, OREGON - JANUARY 22: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during the first half against the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center on January 22, 2023 in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

6 players the Lakers should have never gambled on

Jason Reed
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ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 11: (R) Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts alongside Mickael Pietrus #20 of the Orlando Magic in overtime of Game Four of the 2009 NBA Finals on June 11, 2009 at Amway Arena in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The top 5 moments that Kobe Bryant exemplified mamba mentality

RC Nazemi
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 07: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates with Magic Johnson after scoring to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Abdul-Jabbar's career total of 38,387 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Crypto.com Arena on February 07, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers all-time leaders in triple-doubles

Jason Reed
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Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (Photo credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP via Getty Images)

Ranking every NBA Finals MVP in Los Angeles Lakers history

Will Eudy
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - CIRCA 1988: (L-R) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #33, Magic Johnson #32 and Orlando Woolridge #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on against the Indiana Pacers during an NBA basketball game circa 1988 at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana. Abdul-Jabbar played for the Lakers from 1975-89. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Showtime Lakers 35th anniversary: How the NBA’s greatest dynasty was built

Ed Schrenzel
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Los Angeles Lakers, Russell Westbrook, Alex Caruso. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Westbrook trade and 9 other regrettable Lakers moves Pelinka botched

Tyler Watts
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 18: (L-R) Earvin 'Magic' Johnson addresses the crowd before Kobe Bryant has his #8 and #24 Los Angeles Lakers jerseys retired at Staples Center on December 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)

5 greatest Lakers players of all time (according to AI)

Jason Reed
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PHOENIX - MAY 25: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action during Game Four of the Western Conference finals of the 2010 NBA Playoffs against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on May 25, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Lakers 115-106. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

How many Conference Finals MVPs would Kobe Bryant have won?

Jason Reed
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15 facts about the Los Angeles Lakers that will blow your mind

Jason Reed
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 17: General view of police patrol outside Staples Center after Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics 83-79 to win the 2010 Wins NBA Championship on June 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

5 greatest Los Angeles Lakers moments in the Staples Center

Jason Reed
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 17: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a rebound in front of Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics in Game Seven of the 2010 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers: Pau Gasol’s 5 best playoff games as a Laker

Jason Reed
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 11: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after winning the 2020 NBA Championship over the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2020 NBA Finals at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on October 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers: Best seasons in franchise history by 35 and over players

Jason Reed
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