Los Angeles Lakers Logos History

The club was actually founded in 1946 under the name of Detroit Gems. After a year in Detroit, the team moved to the city of Minneapolis and became the Minneapolis Lakers. The successful experience of Brooklyn Dodgers’ moving to Los Angeles prompted the team owner to think about moving to LA, and the absence of competition made the City of Angels the priority. The team moved to Los Angeles in 1960 and became the L.A. Lakers.

Team Logos

Los Angeles Lakers Logo Symbol
Los Angeles Lakers Wordmark
Los Angeles Lakers Transparent Team Logo
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers 1976-2001
Los Angeles Lakers 1960-1976
Minneapolis Lakers 1948-1960