Los Angeles Lakers

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Los Angeles Lakers
2012–13 Los Angeles Lakers season
Los Angeles Lakers logo
Conference Western Conference
Division Pacific Division
Founded 1947 (joined NBA in 1948)
History Minneapolis Lakers
1947–1960
Los Angeles Lakers
1960–present
Arena Staples Center
City Los Angeles, California
Team colors Purple, Gold and White
                 
Owner(s) Jeanie Buss
General manager Mitch Kupchak
Head coach Mike D'Antoni
D-League affiliate Los Angeles D-Fenders
Championships 17
NBL: 1 (1948)
BAA/NBA: 16 (1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010)
Conference titles 32
NBL: 1 (1948)
BAA/NBA: 31 (1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Division titles 23 (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Retired numbers 7 (13, 22, 25, 32, 33, 42, 44, MIC)
Honored: (VM, GM, JP, SM, JK, CL)
Official website
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The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center, which they share with the Los Angeles Clippers, their sister team the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA, the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League, the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League and the NBA Development League's Los Angeles D-Fenders. The Lakers were originally known as Minneapolis Lakers.

Many famous players played on the Los Angeles Lakers' team, including:

Kobe Bryant in a Lakers uniform.

The Lakers have won 16 NBA championships, including 5 in Minneapolis (1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954) and 11 in Los Angeles (1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2009, 2010).

Three of the Lakers' rivals are the Boston Celtics, Portland Trail Blazers and the Sacramento Kings.

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