The Inside Story of the Spectacular Los Angeles Lakers in the Words of Those Who Lived ItBook - 2006
Presents an oral history of the Los Angeles Lakers, looking at the accomplishments of the team through the eyes of such legendary players as Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Shaquille O'Neal.
An in-depth oral history of one of professional basketball's most successful franchises looks at the accomplishments of the L.A. Lakers through the eyes of such legendary players as Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kobe Bryant. 25,000 first printing.
The first definitive oral history of the ever popular L.A. Lakers
The L.A. Lakers have long been one of the NBA's most exciting teams. In The Show, critically acclaimed sportswriter Roland Lazenby brings the story of this charismatic team to life in an unprecedented oral history, featuring such legendary players as Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, and Magic Johnson, along with current stars like Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.
Through in-depth interviews with players, coaches, and many other key figures, Lazenby follows the Lakers from their birthplace in 1946 Minneapolis to their eventual successes and failures in Los Angeles, using his flair for storytelling and eye for detail to show you exactly why the 14-time NBA champion Lakers are a celebrated favorite for sports fans all over America.