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Examining the Lakers’ rich history of dominant duos – Kareem and Magic

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (L) and Earvin "Magic" Johnson during a ceremony where Abdul-Jabbar unveiled a statue of himself at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Lakers have a rich history of dynamic duos. Today we’re going to begin a series that explores the best playoff run of each duo.

Dynamic duos. That has been the name of the game for the Los Angeles Lakers throughout their rich, championship-laden history.

Elgin Baylor and Jerry West were their first dominant duo, but couldn’t quite get past the Celtics.