Lakers vs Kings

The rivalry between the “Lakers vs Kings” is one of the most storied in NBA history, bringing together two teams with rich legacies and passionate fan bases. The Los Angeles Lakers, with their glittering array of championships and Hall of Fame players, contrast sharply with the Sacramento Kings, a team known for its resilience and dedicated following despite a less decorated history.

This comparison will delve into various aspects of both franchises, from their historical achievements to their current rosters and performance metrics, providing a comprehensive look at how these two teams stack up against each other.

Comparison Table: Lakers vs Kings

Conference Titles321
Division Titles245
Home ArenaGolden 1 Center
Team ColorsPurple, GoldPurple, Black, Silver
MascotNoneSlamson the Lion
OwnershipBuss Family TrustsVivek Ranadivé
Head CoachDarvin HamMike Brown
Star Players (Historical)Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe BryantOscar Robertson, Chris Webber, Peja Stojaković
Star Players (Current)LeBron James, Anthony DavisDe’Aaron Fox, Domantas Sabonis
Retired Numbers1110
Playoff Appearances6229
All-Time Wins3,4822,563
All-Time Losses2,3583,048
Winning Percentage.596.457
Most Points in a Season12,650 (1984-85)9,750 (1963-64)
Highest Scoring Game162 points153 points
Most Rebounds in a Season4,650 (1971-72)3,220 (1963-64)
Most Assists in a Season2,487 (1984-85)2,010 (2001-02)
Highest Season FG%.504 (1984-85).486 (2001-02)
Highest Season 3P%.396 (2013-14).389 (2001-02)
Highest Season FT%.793 (1986-87).805 (2020-21)
Most Wins in a Season69 (1971-72)61 (2001-02)
Longest Winning Streak33 games15 games
All-Star Appearances6624
MVP Awards80
Rookie of the Year Awards31
Defensive Player of the Year Awards11
Sixth Man of the Year Awards51
Coach of the Year Awards30
Most Valuable PlayerLeBron JamesDe’Aaron Fox
Most Rebounds PlayerAnthony DavisDomantas Sabonis
Most Assists PlayerLeBron JamesDe’Aaron Fox
Biggest RivalBoston CelticsLos Angeles Lakers
Average Attendance18,99717,600
Total Franchise Value$5.5 billion$2 billion
Broadcasting NetworkSpectrum SportsNetNBC Sports California
Radio Network710 ESPNSports 1140 KHTK
Fan ClubLakers NationCowbell Kingdom
Notable CoachesPat Riley, Phil JacksonRick Adelman, Mike Brown
Training FacilityUCLA Health Training CenterSacramento Kings Practice Facility
D-League AffiliateSouth Bay LakersStockton Kings
Last Playoff Appearance20232023
Last Championship Win20201951
Merchandise Sales RankTop 3Top 20
Social Media Followers50 million+5 million+
Team Slogan“Showtime”“Sacramento Proud”
Community ProgramsLakers Youth FoundationKings Foundation
Celebrity FansJack Nicholson, Snoop DoggKevin Johnson, Colin Hanks
Game Day ExperienceStar-studdedFamily-friendly
Fan Base NicknameLakers NationKings Fans
Historic MomentsMagic’s Hook Shot, Kobe’s 81 points2002 Western Conference Finals run
Key RivalriesBoston Celtics, ClippersWarriors, Lakers
Jersey Sales RankTop 3Top 15
All-Time Leading ScorerKareem Abdul-JabbarOscar Robertson
All-Time Leading RebounderElgin BaylorJerry Lucas
All-Time Leading AssistsMagic JohnsonTiny Archibald
Retired Jerseys1110
Number of MVP Players40
NBA Hall of Famers2610
Most Iconic PlayerKobe BryantChris Webber
Note: The last update of the above table “Lakers vs Kings” provided is based on information available up to June 2024.

To ensure the table’s information is fully up-to-date, especially for stats that can change seasonally or annually (like playoff appearances, active rosters, and star players), checking the latest NBA season results and updates from official team websites and trusted sports news sources would be essential.