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Lakers From Head To Toe: Best Basketball Gear For Fans

The LA Lakers are one of the most recognized sporting brands in the world. According to Forbes, the Lakers are the eighth-most valuable sports franchise in the world as of 2019. This despite being on the longest playoff drought in their history. Despite the drought, the brand is as popular as ever.

The Lakers have one of the most successful histories in the NBA. They have had many iconic players and eras, from the days of Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, and Wilt Chamberlain, and the Showtime era of Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the recent three-peat duo of Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant. Every generation has its iconic Lakers. The current generation might have their own in LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Kobe Bryant holding a basketball whilst mid-match wearing his Lakers jersey.
James and Davis’ performances this season could set the course for a 17th NBA championship. That would tie the Lakers with the Celtics for the most NBA titles. Lakers fans will be hoping that the Lakers can surpass the Celtics in the next few seasons to make history.

Historic moments are often commemorated with memorabilia and merchandise. Match jerseys are framed and autographed. For fans, being part of historic moments is what makes lifelong fans. There are few better feelings in sports than seeing your favorite team accomplish something unprecedented. As a result, sports gear has a special connection with fans and their team. Lakers gear has that special connection thanks to the team’s illustrious history.

So what is the best Lakers merch available for a Lakers superfan? Well, it depends on your style of course. Remember, with a team as big as the Lakers, there is something for everyone: young, old, men and women. There is even Lakers pet gear. Knowing what you want is the first part, the second being knowing where to look.

Sports Fans holding No. 1 Foam Fingers, in red, purple and green.
Here at Lakerholicz, we want you to be kitted out for the season. Whether you’re looking for retro classics or the latest Lakers jersey, we’ll share our picks of the best Lakers gear currently available. If you’re a superfan like us, you’ll want to be wearing Lakers merch from head to toe. For the best womens Lakers gear and Lakers gear for men, here are our choices from the Lakers store and other online retailers.

Best Lakers fan gear for this season

This season, the Lakers have a roster full of All-Stars and veterans. There is a lot of championship hype about the Lakers this season, and with LeBron James and Anthony Davis, you best believe it. Here are our picks for how you can kit up if you think this season will bring championship number 17.

Head

If it’s a cold night out you might want to keep your head warm. Look no further than this black knitted cap for men, or this knitted cap with a pom for women. Both have the LA Lakers logo front and center.

For warmer nights, maybe a cap is needed when you’re standing outside the Staples Center. This snapback cap with make the men look casual and stylish, while this adjustable cap will make the women look active and fashionable.

Torso

What better way to support the Lakers than with a Lakers jersey? With the current roster, every Lakers fan should consider getting an Anthony Davis or LeBron James Lakers jersey this season. It promises to be one for the books. This authentic Lakers LeBron jersey will never be out of place at any basketball game.

For colder evenings, you might look at an LA Lakers hoodie for men or a zip hoodie for women. If you want to keep it comfy, you could look to a pair of Lakers sweatpants or Lakers yoga pants with the hoodie as well. For warmer days you could just ease into a pair of Lakers shorts.

Feet

Firstly, you’ll want to keep your feet warm with a pair of Lakers socks. A subtle but stylish pair of Nike Cortez with the purple Los Angeles script will make any man or woman look good. Throw in a pair of Lakers shoelaces if you want to make the shoes less subtle.

Iconic Lakers fan gear for the Lakers superfans

Most fans love a classic. We too have a soft spot for the iconic Lakers to have graced the hardwood. When it comes to vintage Lakers gear, there are many eras to choose from. Each era will have its own iconic players that come to mind. You will most likely want to find official Lakers gear with your all-time favorite Lakers name and number on it. Here is our selection of iconic Lakers fans gear, from head to toe.

Head

A good snapback hat will be your go-to for years. This Lakers snapback with the Adidas trefoil logo will set the tone for your vintage Lakers gear. On a colder night you could go for this timeless cuffed knitted hat with a pom.

Torso

When it comes to retro Lakers jerseys, each fan will have their player and team. For us, we can’t decide between the Jerry West swingman jersey or the Magic Johnson hardwood classic jersey. Maybe both?

For colder evenings, a retro satin LA Lakers jacket will keep you warm and in form. For a bit more comfort, this old school Lakers raglan long sleeve for women should do the trick.

A classic pair of LA Lakers shorts will always be in style, like this pair of jump shot shorts for women or these 96-97 authentic shorts for men. On colder nights, a pair of vintage tracksuit pants could become your favorite comfy pants.

Feet

Every retro Lakers fan should have a pair of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar socks. On top of those, you could either put on some Lakers Air Jordans or these Espadrille canvas shoes.

Lakers fan gear for the Lakerholicz

If at this point, you haven’t ordered your Lakers fan gear, it could be because you are a Lakerholic. This section of fan gear is for the die-hard fans who support the Lakers beyond the extreme. For example, you might even be interested in Lakers dog gear (you’re not alone)? Here is our Lakerholicz collection for the 2019-2020 season.

Head

A Lakerholic will want a LA Lakers hat that brings the electricity into the room. For the frosty nights, you could wear a LeBron James printed beanie.

Torso

For the men, you could wear a LA Lakers jacket that is all business over a LA Lakers shirt. Did someone say “And 1”? There are some great options on the LA Lakers store to browse through. You could pair these up with a great pair of shorts or track pants.

For the women, you could go for a Lakers scoop T-shirt with a warm jersey. If you would like to give the Laker girls a shout-out, you can wear a pair of Lakers leggings.

Feet

Without a doubt, every LA Laker fan needs a pair of Lakers slippers. The Lakers will be the first thing on your mind when you wake up and when you go to sleep.

This season could be the one where the LA Lakers level the Celtics with 17 NBA championships. Make sure you have the Lakers gear to celebrate accordingly. To find out more about the Lakers, follow the Lakerholicz website. With our recent partnership with BetMGM, support us by visiting BetMGM for a seamless betting and gaming experience.

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