The LA Lakers are called the "Lakers" because they first originated from Minnesota (The Minneapolis Lakers). Minnesota is commonly known as "Land of 10,000 Lakes" which gives the team the name "Lakers"
They were the Minneapolis Lakers.
The Lakers used to be the Minneapolis Lakers.In Minneapolis there are alot of lakes so they called them The Lakers.Then They moved it to LosAngeles so they were called the Losangeles Lakers.Over it all,Lakers rule! :D
They were originally called the Minneapolis Lakers back in the early days of the NBA. The team was called the Lakers because of the 10,000 lakes in the state Minnesota. Therefore, when they moved to Los Angeles, they took the name with them.
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la lakers=los angeles lakers
Kobe was drafted by the charlotee hornets in 1996 and was traded by the hornets to the lakers in return for a player called vlade divac in the same year.
From 1946 - 1959 the Lakers were known as the Minneapolis Lakers.
They play in the same arena . Called the Staple.
The Lakers are in the Western Conference.
1949 as the Minneapolis Lakers
You get Lakers jerseys at a store.
there 2-0 against Phoenix and then Boston will beat Orlando and then lakers will beat Boston and lakers will win because there the lakers.
No they didnt play the lakers because BOSTON played them nd lost to the lakers So the lakers won the championship
The Lakers originated from Minnesota, and there are a lot of lakes there. Hence, the name Lakers.