Gallery: L.A. Laker greats of the past
Published: April 14, 2014 11:07AM
Updated: April 15, 2014 04:31PM
Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum, left front, head coach Phil Jackson, center right, during Game 4 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 122-86. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

The Utah Jazz wrap up their home slate Monday night against one of the most proud franchises in the NBA.

The L.A. Lakers come into Salt Lake City, a team that’s won 16 titles.

A Jazz vs. Lakers matchups in years past would be a premier event. That’s not the case this season.

The only worst team in the Western Conference this season than the Lakers is ... the Jazz. The teams have won a combined 49 games this season.

In an effort to conjure memories of quality basketball, here’s a look back at the Lakers greats of the past.