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1988 Los Angeles Lakers Artwork: Canvas

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This program was distributed in 1988 for the Los Angeles Lakers. They finished this season with a record of 57-25 and advanced to NBA Finals. While the team was unable to advance to the Finals in the late 1970s, two momentous changes came in 1979 that would inaugurate a new golden era for the franchise. First, Jerry Buss purchased the Lakers, and as the team's owner, pioneered a vision of basketball games as entertainment spectacles as well as sporting events. Second, the Lakers drafted Magic Johnson first overall in the 1979 NBA draft. The combination of Johnson, a passing prodigy, and Abdul-Jabbar provided the Lakers with two superstars to anchor their roster. The additions of head coach Pat Riley in 1981, and James Worthy through the 1982 NBA draft, established the Lakers as an NBA powerhouse in the 1980s. The team was nicknamed the "Showtime Lakers" due to its fast break, transition offense facilitated by Johnson. The team won five championships in a nine-year span, including several marquee Finals matchups against its archrival, the Celtics.
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Display your favorite team’s character and history with an edge-to-edge frameless canvas of the highest quality. Artwork has been reproduced from the original and has been digitally restored, framed, enhanced for vibrant color, and rendered over a wooden frame that is light enough to easily hang on any flat surface.
  • Premium canvas print with fade-resistant archival inks
  • Polyester/cotton blend canvas with matte finish
  • Gallery Depth 1.75”
  • Hand-crafted and individually trimmed
  • Made to order in the USA
  • Hanging hardware not included
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