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Mike asked in SportsBasketball · 1 decade ago

What does Laker mean? Where did it come from?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The Lakers franchise was founded in 1946 in Detroit, Michigan before moving to Minneapolis, where the team got its official title from the state's nickname, "Land of 10,000 Lakes."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_Lakers

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  • richie
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    1 decade ago

    The Lakers were originally from Minnesota (Minneapolis Lakers), the land of a thousand lakes.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Lakers were from Minneapolis Minnesota, the land of 1,000 lakes.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Lakers franchise was founded in 1946 in Detroit, Michigan before moving to Minneapolis, where the team got its official title from the state's nickname, "Land of 10,000 Lakes.

    lol Losers? aww don't go PMS-in on us just cause we beat the crap outta your team.

    Source(s): Wiki waka wiki
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  • 1 decade ago

    Laker = Gay

    Came from some homo's that loved the color yellow.

  • 1 decade ago

    'lakers' is just a fancy word for 'losers'

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