the lakers have 15 victories
2,970 wins, 1,841 losses are the total Laker's franchise record.
The Lakers franchise originated in Minneapolis but they later moved to Los Angeles where they kept the name
The original franchise of the Lakers were located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. That state is known for many lakes, hence the name the Lakers. That franchise went on to win many championships and produced one of the first big men, in George Mikan.
The Los Angeles Lakers franchise began in 1947. A couple of guys from Minnesota purchased a disbanded team and rebuilt the team into what they are now.
The Lakers' franchise was founded in 1946 in Detroit, Michigan before moving to Minneapolis. They joined the NBA in 1948.
The Lakers franchise has won 16 world championships.