15 titles, the last one in 2009. 8 MVP awards between 4 Lakers (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant). The only squad to win 33 consecutive games in one season. Responsible for one of the most lopsided trades ever (see: Pau Gasol). Last year’s champs, ready to repeat in 2010.
The Lakers will open the 2010 NBA Finals at home in Los Angeles on Friday, June 4 (Manila time).