1958 NBA draft, the Lakers selected Elgin Baylor. In 1960, the Lakers moved to Los Angeles and selected Jerry West in the same year’s draft. 1960-61 season, Baylor scored 34.8 points per game, and West together to make the Lakers 36 wins and 43 losses into the playoffs. The first round of the playoffs, the Lakers and the Detroit Pistons battle five games (then the first round of the playoffs 5 Bureau 3 wins system), only to 3-2 score thrilling promotion. The Western Conference semifinals are on schedule. Westerners against the St. Louis Hawks (Atlanta Hawks predecessor), the Lakers had a 2-1 lead, the first four Hawks to 1 points win over the total score, but the Lakers again to 3-2 match point. The last two games, luck to the eagle, they were 114-113,105-103 win to 4-3 reversal of the Lakers with cheap nba jerseys australia sale.
The next few seasons, the combination of Baylor and West more understanding, became the Lakers main attack point. 1968-69 season, the Lakers ushered in a single scored 100 points Wilt Chamberlain, the team strength to upgrade again. But because of another wealthy team at the time the presence of the Boston Celtics, they are the main center of the team under the leadership of Bill Russell, repeatedly in the playoffs blocking the Lakers. During this period the Lakers entered the finals eight times, but all were runner-up.
1971-72 season, Elgin Baylor because of injury reasons to retire. The season, the Lakers nba jerseys australia hire Bill Sharman as the team coach. Shaman led the Lakers to a record of 69 wins and 13 losses, including the mid-season 33-game winning streak of the NBA history. The playoffs, the Lakers also did not encounter difficulties, successfully won the championship. It was the first championship since the team moved to Los Angeles in 1960, and was the first championship since George McCain’s retirement in 1954, and it was also the only championship for Jerry West’s career. Wright Chamberlain also won the only final MVP award in the finals in cheap jerseys Australia online store.