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history of the Lakers

Stew Thornley

history of the Lakers

basketball"s original dynasty

by Stew Thornley

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Published by Nodin Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minneapolis Lakers (Basketball team) -- History.,
  • Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 116).

    Other titlesBasketball"s original dynasty.
    StatementStew Thornely.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV885.52.M56 T46 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2232204M
    LC Control Number89092657

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      Huang, a veteran NBA insider and author of a book documenting the Lakers' history, said to those who fell for the Lakers because of Bryant, his retirement means there's now no . The Lakers history is one of the richest of all NBA teams and of sports in general. It includes some of the brightest stars and personalities the basketball world has seen. Sometimes it is good to review the numbers and verify whether they support the fame of these players. In this section you will find information about the Lakers records.

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