Los Angeles Lakers By: Isaac Hernandez
Los Angeles Lakers The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California. They play in the pacific division of the western conference in the national basketball association. The Lakers play their home games at staples center, which they share with the rivals, the los Angeles clippers, los Angeles kings of the NHL, and the los Angeles sparks of the WNBA. The Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the history of the NBA, and have won 16 champions, their last being in 2010.
Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant (born august 23, 1978) is an American professional basketball player who plays shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the national basketball association. He decided to declare his eligibility for the NBA draft upon graduation, and was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft by Charlotte , then traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Pau Gasol Pau Gasol (born July 6, 1980) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the national basketball association. Gasol was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2001 NBA draft, but his rights were traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, with whom he won the NBA rookie of the year award. After seven seasons with the team, Gasol was traded to the Lakers on February 1, 2008.
Andrew Bynum Andrew Bynum (born October27, 1987) is an American professional basketball center with the los Angeles Lakers of the national basketball association. He has won two NBA championship with the Lakers, and he was a first-time all-star in 2012.Bynum was drafted in the 2005 NBA draft by the Lakers.
World Peace Metta World Peace (born November 13, 1979) is an American professional basketball player currently with the los Angeles Lakers in the NBA. He was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his name September 2011.
Ramon sessions Ramon sessions (born April 11, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA’s los Angeles Lakers. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 56th pick in the 2007 NBA draft.
Matt Barnes Matt Barnes (born March 9, 1980) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association.
Steve Blake Steve Blake (born February 26, 1980) is an American professional basketball point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jordan Hill Jordan Hill (born July 27, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. He was drafted 8th overall in the NBA draft by the New York Knicks.