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Los Angeles Lakers Short Shorts

Remember When the Lakers Wore Short Shorts?

Who wears short shorts? Well on this day in 2007 the Lakers did, for at least one half of their game against the Boston Celtics. For some reason the team's powers-that-be decided to pay homage to the rivalry and their predecessors by throwing it back and wearing shorts that John ...

Kobe Bryant's Sneaker Legacy

A Look Back At Kobe’s Sneaker Legacy

With nearly 19 years in the league we'd like to wish the "Black Mamba," a nickname he created, a happy 37th birthday. We can't deny the impact that Kobe Bryant has had on us as an athlete. He has also had an enormous impact on us with the kicks he's worn on ...

Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers

SHAQ Scores 61 On His 28th Birthday

We all have memorable birthdays, however Shaquille O'Neal's 28th birthday is pretty memorable. On March 6th, 2000 the Los Angeles Lakers were playing an "away" game against the Clippers at the Staples Center. Besides being pumped because it was his birthday, SHAQ was especially juiced because he had to buy ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Does The Unthinkable

Photo courtesy of Rick Stewart /Allsport No we're not talking about striking a pose, although Jabbar is known for keeping picturesque company. Nobody will argue that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn't one of the greatest basketball players to ever play the game. After all, he is the all ...

Steve Nash Lakers

Happy 41st Birthday Steve Nash

Photo via Chat Sports Steve Nash has beat the odds his whole life. Born in South Africa, he grew up in Canada playing soccer and hockey—it wasn't until he was a teenager that he even picked up a ball and started to hoop. In the eighth grade he told his ...

Elgin Baylor Scores 71 Points Against the New York Knicks

Elgin Baylor Scores 71 for the Lakers

Only five players in NBA history have scored 70 or more points. Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor. On November 15th, 1960, Lakers superstar Elgin Baylor scored 71 against the New York Knicks. At the time, it was the most points ever scored in an NBA ...

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