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The Los Angeles Lakers, also known as the "Purple and Gold", are a basketball club based in Los Angeles, California, United States, founded in 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and relocated to Los Angeles in 1960, with their home court located at the Staples Center.The Lakers joined the NBA in 1948.In the 1950s, George McKeon was the team's early starting center, leading the Lakers to five championships in six years and quickly becoming a powerhouse in the NBA.In the 1960s, the Lakers never missed the playoffs throughout the 1960s, led by Elgin Baylor, Jerry West, and Wilt Chamberlain.In 1975. "In 1975, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the Lakers; in 1979, the Lakers selected Magic Elvin Johnson, who led the team to a championship in his rookie season and was elected FMVP, along with Jabbar and James Worthy. In the summer of 1996, the Lakers signed "Shark" Shaquille O'Neal, and traded for rookie Kobe Bryant, the two formed the "OK Combo", leading the Lakers to three consecutive championships from 2000 to 2002. In 2007, Paul Gasol joined the Lakers, the team in 2008 to 2010 three finals and won the championship twice; in April 2016, the Lakers legendary player Kobe announced his retirement.In the summer of 2018, LeBron James joined the Lakers; in the summer of 2019, the Lakers through a trade to get Anthony Davis, and then succeeded in the following year to win the championship.As of the 2019-20 season, the Lakers have made the playoffs 61 times, won the Western Conference 32 times, won the NBA championship 17 times, and have the highest regular season winning streak of 33 games (all in NBA history).