Five Decades of Lakers

Andy Bergmann

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Many of the biggest names in the history of the sport were dressed in gold. With sixteen wins, the Lakers fall just one shy of Boston, and once again the championships coincide more closely with the clusters than the peaks.

Some of the team’s best played in the 60’s, but due to Celtic domination, Baylor, West and Chamberlain didn’t take the finals until quite late in their careers.