Posts about Los Angeles Lakers
[Wojnarowski] There are no assurances that Russell Westbrook will be a starter for these Los Angeles Lakers, nor assurances that he’ll remain this season. Nevertheless, he promises this: “I’m all-in on whatever it takes for this team to win.” Story on ESPN+:
[Forbes] New York Knicks named the most valuable NBA team by Forbes Magazine ($5.8 billion), followed by the Golden State Warriors ($5.6 billion), and the Los Angeles Lakers ($5.5 billion).
Every team on the list is part of the 9 major sports leagues in the world, meaning: NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1. However, no teams from the NHL and the Serie A were included in the top 50.
Top 5 most valuable NBA Teams (according to Forbes)
New York Knicks: $5.8 billion (ranked #6 overall)
Golden State Warriors: $5.6 billion (#8)
Los Angeles Lakers: $5.5 billion (#10)
Chicago Bulls: $3.65 billion (#38)
Boston Celtics: $3.55 billion (#41)
The Los Angeles Clippers ($3.3 billion, #46), and the Brooklyn Nets ($3.2 billion, #48) are the two other NBA teams that are included in the top 50 most valuable sports teams in the world.
To satisfy curiosity, the most valuable sports team in the world is the Dallas Cowboys ($8 billion, NFL)
The Los Angeles Lakers in the last 10 seasons have a winning percentage of 41.9% made the playoffs 3 times and won 4 playoff series and 1 Championship.
The best start to a Lakers season was the 1998 Los Angeles Lakers, who started the season 11-0. The worst start to a Lakers season was the 1958 Minneapolis Lakers, who started the season at 0-7 The second worst start to a season was the 2015 Los Angeles Lakers, who started the season with 5 losses.