Lakers are voted the best sports franchise of the decade by Sports Illustrated. A direct insert from the website about our beloved Lakers:
Credentials: No team in the four major professional sports --NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB -- won more titles during the 2000s than the Lakers (4). Los Angeles made (6) six appearances in the NBA Finals during the decade, reached the playoffs (9) nine times and had (7) seven seasons with at least (50) fifty victories.
Here are the remaining (24) twenty-four top sports franchises of the decade:
2. New England Patriots 3. UConn women's hoops 4. San Antonio Spurs 5. New York Yankees 6. Detroit Red Wings 7. USC football 8. Indianapolis Colts 9. Texas football 10. North Carolina basketball 11. Boston Red Sox 12. Oklahoma football 13. Kansas football 14. Pittsburgh football 15. Florida football 16. LSU football 17. Michigan State football 18. Detroit Pistons 19. New Jersey Devils 20. Florida basketball 21. Ohio State football 22. Duke basketball 23. St. Louis Cardinals 24. Tennessee Lady Vols basketball 25. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Congratulations to the current Champion Los Angeles Lakers of being recognized for helping build this great franchise to what it is today!