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The Los Angeles Lakers is a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. They are notable for having the highest number of wins (2,621), the highest winning percentage (61.9%), the most number of finals appearances (28), and the second most championships (14). They also have the record for most number of consecutive wins in a season (33).

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General information

  • 2004-05 Record: 34-48

Miscellaneous information

  • As the Minneapolis Lakers, the team holds the record for the lowest-scoring NBA game ever played along with the Fort Wayne Pistons. On November 22, 1950, the Lakers were leading until the fourth quarter, when the Pistons pulled ahead to win 19 to 18. This took place in a time before efforts were made to speed up gameplay, such as the addition of the shot clock.
  • Los Angeles is the only city to have two NBA teams (the other is the Los Angeles Clippers.)
  • The 2004-05 season marks only the fourth time the Lakers have failed qualifying for the post-season since the team moved to Los Angeles in 1960.

Players of note

Basketball Hall of Famers


Other notable players:

Retired numbers:

Current Players

Starters:

Reserves:

Rookies:

Draft Picks (June 2004):

  • Sasha Vujacic
  • Marcus Douthit

Coaches and others

See Also

Lakers-Celtics Rivalry

External links

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