About Minneapolis Lakers Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
The new name of the team is Los Angeles Lakers. The Minneapolis Lakers are professional team in the National Basketball Association that is having their base in Los Angeles, California. It was in the period of 1946 that the team was founded. They were named as the Detroit Gems from 1946 up to the season of 1947. Moreover, from 1947 to 1960, they were named as the Minneapolis Lakers. The team was established in 1946 it is when Ben Berger and Morris Chalfen bought the Detroit Gems of the National Basketball League. The team’s name was then changed to Los Angeles Lakers from 1960 up to the present. When the team started, they already have solid roster with forward such as Jim Pollard as well as the playmaker Herm Schaefer. They also have the center George Mikand. These players become the dominant players of the game. At present, the team is playing in the Staples Center.