Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers 2022: News, Schedule, Roster, Score, Injury Report

The Los Angeles Lakers are owned by the Buss Family Trust, and Jeanie Buss serves as the President. The team's base is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and they are a member of the Pacific Division of the league's Western Conference. As of this season, they are struggling at 9th in the Western Conference.

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History

The franchise was known as the Minneapolis Lakers from 1947 to 1960. They moved to Los Angeles in 1960. Ten years later, in the 1971-1972 season, they set the record for the longest winning streak in the NBA, with 33.

The team attained major popularity in the 80s and was nicknamed "Showtime" due to their fast-breaking team led by Magic Johnson. The team also featured leading NBA points scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. They won 5 titles in the "Showtime" era.

Later, the team struggled before returning to the top once more with the duo of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. 26 Los Angeles Lakers players have been inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

After signing LeBron James in 2018, the Lakers restored the shine on the franchise by winning the 2020 NBA championship inside the bubble. They clinched the title after a ten-year drought and LeBron secured his fourth finals MVP award to complete the triumph. In the 2021-22 season, the team acquired the likes of Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony, but hasn't found their rhythm yet.

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Team Sponsors

In September 2021, the Lakers signed a multi-year deal with Korean food company Bibigo to be their new jersey patch sponsor. Besides Bibigo, the Lakers have a tie-up with a wide list of companies that include Adidas, Nike, Gatorade, and Toyota.

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Jan 2, 2022; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) and guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrate a scoring play against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Achievements and History

Founded 

1947

Conference

Western

Division 

Pacific

President

Jeanie Buss

General Manager

Rob Pelinka

Head Coach 

Frank Vogel

Arena 

Staples Center

Championships (17)

(1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2020)

Conference Titles (32)

(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, 2020)

Division Titles (24)

(1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2020)
Website

www.nba.com/lakers

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Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 Roster

No.

Player

PosHeightWeight

Birth Date

7

Carmelo AnthonyF6-7238

May 29, 1984

6

LeBron JamesF-G6-9250

December 30, 1984

1

Trevor ArizaF6-8215June 30, 1985
39Dwight HowardC6-10265

December 8, 1985

4

Rajon RondoG6-1180February 22, 1986

2

Wayne EllingtonG6-4207November 29, 1987
10DeAndre JordanC6-11265

July 21, 1988

0Russell WestbrookG6-3200

November 12, 1988

9

Kent BazemoreG-F6-4195July 1, 1989
3Anthony DavisF-C6-10253

March 11, 1993

12

Kendrick NunnG6-2190August 3, 1995

21

Cameron OliverF6-8239July 11, 1996
20Trevelin QueenG6-6190

February 25, 1997

11

Malik MonkG6-3200February 4, 1998
15Austin ReavesG6-5206

May 29, 1998

17Joel Ayayi  (TW)G6-5180

March 5, 2000

5

Talen Horton-TuckerG-F6-4234November 25, 2000
Sekou Doumbouya  (TW)F6-8230

December 23, 2000

Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 starting lineup

Russell Westbrook (G)

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Avery Bradley (G)

LeBron James (F)

Anthony Davis (F)

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Dwight Howard (C)

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