Welcome to LakersWeb.net
Welcome to LakersWeb.net
This site is full of Los Angeles Lakers and Minneapolis Lakers stuff.
In the 2004-2005 season the Lakers couldn't enter the playoffs for the first time in 11 years and only the fifth time in history. But they rebounded in the 2005-2006 season with the return of coach Phil Jackson. After a 45-37 regular season, L.A. had to face Phoenix in the first round of the playoffs, and against all odds took a 3-1 lead that included a couple of miracle shots from Kobe Bryant in game 4. But the Suns became the eighth team in NBA history to overcome such a deficit, winning the final three games including a blowout in Game 7.
In 2006-07 the Lakers had another early exit of the Playoffs again at the hands of Phoenix. The 2007-08 season had a very tumultuous start with Kobe Bryant asking to be traded, but turned out to be the year the L.A. returned to elite status. Andrew Bynum development brought hopes of a bright future, but it was his season-ending injury that triggered a trade that added Pau Gasol to the roster. His basketball skills made the team a instant title contender that won the strong Western Conference and had a great playoff performance until the Finals. where everything changed and the Lakers were completely dominated by their classic archrival, the Celtics.
The Lakers took it personally and started the 2008-09 season with only one goal in mind: the championship. And they conqueret it showing moments of great basketball and a defense that was fantastic when they were in the mood for it. They dominated the Orlando Magic in the 2009 NBA Finals and got their 15th title for the franchise, the fourth for Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher and the record-breaking 10th for coach Phil Jackson. And all that without big contributions from Andrew Bynum and Sasha Vujacic.
So this is a good time to take a look at the Lakers' rich past. We are adding year by year information including season summaries, all the scores, streaks, rosters, and playoff performances. We are doing it slowly but it is almost ready, so please be patient and we will soon complete the little data that is missing. All the game logs from 1947 to the present are already available..
In the other sections of the site you will find updated information about the Lakers, like the 2008-2009 roster, but we have mainly focused on the history: the championships, biographies of the great players that have worn the Laker jersey, the greatest moments, and much more. If you are looking information about current games and news we recommend our friends of Los Angeles Lakers Universe.
We also feature a big picture gallery and a link collection with related sites. Enjoy it!
February 2009: Lakers 2008-09 game log.
July 2008: updated the Lakers 2007-08 Game Log with season and playoff games.
January 2007: updated the Lakers 2006-07 Game Log
September 2006: updated the Lakers current roster for the 2006-07 season.
June 2006: Minneapolis Lakers and Los Angeles Lakers logos.
August 2005: new section with the Lakers year by year history, including a summary and all the scores of the games of the NBA regular season and playoffs. Available at the moment: results and summary of the season and playoffs 2004 and 2005.
June 2005: added a Coaching History Summary
June 2005: updated the Draft section with the three 2005 NBA Draft Laker picks
April 2005: updated Coaches.
February 2004: New page with the Los Angeles Lakers Greatest Moments, 3 moments added and more to come...
January 2004: all the Lakers Draft History, year by year since 1957.
December 2004: New section with all the Coaches, from John Kundla to Phil Jackson
September 2003: Current roster updated, believe it or not it includes superstars Karl Malone and Gary Payton
January 2003: Picture gallery added with a lot of Lakers pictures and posters
Please don't forget to visit our friends at Los Angeles Lakers Universe. Their site is full of updated Lakers information about the roster, trades, regular season and playoffs, hundreds of pictures and everything about Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson. Uncountable pages of Lakers stuff. They provided us some of the Laker data we couldn't find.
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