Relive four of the greatest moments in Lakers basketball history. Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:
2000 Western Conference Finals: Game 7 vs Portland - Kobe to Shaq
1985 Finals: Game 6 vs Boston - Jabbar's hook
1980 Finals: Game 6 vs Philadelphia - Magic starts at center
2004 Western Conference Semis: Game 5 vs San Antonio - 0.4s shot
These slate coasters are laser-etched indelibly into the stone itself.
- Size: 4" x 4" x 0.25" per coaster
- Weight: 0.25lbs (4oz)
- Natural edge
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2000 Western Conference Finals: Game 7
Kobe to Shaq
Lakers vs Portland
89 - 84
4 June, 2000
In a close game versus Portland in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, the most iconic basket came with 41 seconds remaining. Shaq drifted towards the hoop and signaled to Kobe to give him an alley-oop. The resulting dunk was immortalized with the announcer's call of "Kobe to Shaq!"
1985 Finals: Game 6
Lakers vs Boston
111 - 100
9 June, 1985
With a minute remaining in Game 6 of the 1985 Finals, it was clear that the Lakers would be taking home their 9th championship. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar put up a historic hookshot at the 1:01 mark to give the Lakers an insurmountable 12 point lead over the Celtics.
1980 Finals: Game 6
Magic starts at center
Lakers vs Philadelphia
123 - 107
16 May, 1980
In Game 5 of the NBA Finals Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sprained his ankle and wouldn't be able to play the next game. Thus Game 6 became 20 year-old rookie Magic Johnson's first start at center. He won the starting tip and put up 42 points and 15 rebounds, leading the Lakers to their 7th championship.
2004 Western Conference Semis: Game 5
Lakers vs San Antonio
74 - 73
13 May, 2004
The Lakers had taken a one-point lead with 11 seconds remaining, but Tim Duncan responded with a basket to give the Spurs the lead with .4 sec left. The Lakers had one last chance, and Derek Fisher capitalized, catching the inbound and turning to put the game-winning basket up with no time left.
Great quality! Love the conversation starters and the history involved.
The coasters came exactly as described. The only reason it is not a 5 star review is: Some of the printing on one of the coasters is already gone/rubbed off. A bit disappointed but still a quality product.
This is a must have for any Lakers fans. Four great plays diagrammed and for you to remember whenever you pick up your drink. Smiles all the way round
These slate coasters are very well made. Such an unique and fun gift.