There’s a reason that the Lakers are one of the most storied franchises in the history of sports. It’s because they came from such strong roots. Back when they were the Minneapolis Lakers, they were able to win a whopping five titles, and it was mainly thanks to this man, George Mikan. A basketball pioneer and an innovator of the way the league perceived big men, Mikan set a precedent that everyone understood was the mark for success.
The goal for any basketball franchise is to build a dynasty that fans and experts will be talking about for