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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"

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Because there mascot is a lion aka( king of the jungle) and they thought L.A was as big as kings

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