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2000–01 Los Angeles Lakers season

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Vince Carter - Raptors at Lakers - 2000-01 (Two tomahawks)

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New York @ L A Lakers Highlights 2001

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Would the Kobe and Shaq 2001 Lakers beat the 2018 Warriors? | The Jump | ESPN

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How Would the 2000-01 Lakers do in Todays NBA?

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Kobe Bryant's Top 10 Plays of 2000-2001 NBA Season

The 2000–01 NBA season was the Lakers' 53rd season in the National Basketball Association, and 41st in the city of Los Angeles. The Lakers entered the season as the defending NBA champions, having defeated the Indiana Pacers in the 2000 NBA Finals in six games, winning their twelveth NBA championship. During the offseason,the Lakers acquired Horace Grant from the Seattle SuperSonics. Grant won three championships with the Chicago Bulls in the early 1990s. The team also signed free agent Isaiah Rider, who was released by the Atlanta Hawks the previous season due to off the court troubles. The Lakers won their final eight games finishing the regular season with a 56–26 record, and won the Pacific Division over the rival Sacramento Kings by one game. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal were both selected for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game, but O'Neal did not play due to an injury. The Lakers clinched the #2 seed in the playoffs.
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