Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1961-2020 NBA Los Angeles Lakers
1950-60 NBA Minneapolis Lakers
1949 BAA Minneapolis Lakers
1948 NBL Minneapolis Lakers
1947 NBL Detroit Gems

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 52-19 Won NBA Finals
2010 57-25 Won NBA Finals
2009 65-17 Won NBA Finals
2008 57-25 Lost NBA Finals
2004 56-26 Lost NBA Finals

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 52-19 Won NBA Finals
2019 37-45 Missed Playoffs
2018 35-47 Missed Playoffs
2017 26-56 Missed Playoffs
2016 17-65 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 28 Jaden McDaniels SF
2019 1 / 4 De'Andre Hunter SF
2018 1 / 25 Moritz Wagner PF
2017 1 / 2 Lonzo Ball PG
2017 1 / 28 Tony Bradley PF/C

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
2001-20 20 Mitch Kupchak
1983-00 18 Jerry West
1961-67 7 Lou Mohs
1977-82 6 Bill Sharman
1949-53 5 Max Winter

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
1980-20 41 Jerry Buss
1966-79 14 Jack Kent Cooke
1958-65 8 Bob Short
1949-57 9 Ben Berger
1949-57 9 Morris Chalfen
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