Sports DVD Reviews: NBA Dynasty Series, Los Angeles Lakers The Complete History
Over the past 50 years the Lakers have been the top NBA franchise, winning 14 championships, taking to the court the best basketball players ever to play the game and always being the best show to watch.
This five-disc special edition collector's set features the complete Lakers history including year-end compilation programs highlighting the Championship seasons from the 1950s through 2002.
Plus for the first time ever on DVD, the team's most memorable Finals games including its first championship win in Los Angeles, Magic's "baby hook" game in 1987, and back-to-back title games
Cast: Lakers players George Mikan, Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, coaches Pat Riley, Phil Jackson...
Critic Quotes and Reviews:
22 hours of highlights, game footage, and interviews of the best basketball show ever. What else can you ask?
Format: DVD, Box set, Color, NTSC
Runtime: 1338 minutes
Screen Aspect: Original Aspect Ratio - 1.33 /
Standard [4:3 Transfer]
Sound Quality: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
Media Quantity: 5 DVD Disc
Packaging Type: Digi-Pack
Other Information and Links:
Studio: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
- Contains over 22 hours of highlights, game footage, and interviews including:
- 1972 NBA Finals Game 5 - Wilt Chamberlain leads the Lakers to the title
- 1980 NBA Finals Game 6 - Rookie Magic Johnson plays center for the injured Kareem Abdul Jabbar
- 1982 NBA Finals Game 1 - Lakers start the march to their second title in three years
- 1985 NBA Finals Game 6 - Lakers become the first visiting team to win a championship at the Boston Garden
- 1987 NBA Finals Game 4 - Known as the Magic 'Baby Hook' game
- 1988 NBA Finals Game 7 - Lakers come back from a 3-2 deficit to win the title
- 2000 NBA Finals Game 4 - Lakers win an overtime classic
- 2001 NBA Finals Game 5 - Lakers win back-to-back titles
- 2002 Western Conference Finals, Game 7 - Lakers never say die