Black/Purple Jerseys to Be Retired Tonight: Good or Bad?
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03-19-2013, 05:09 PM
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Leave the purple to the Lakers.
You mean the blue, right? Because the Lakers adopted purple after Jack Kent Cooke was awarded an NHL franchise, named it the Kings and decided the colors would be Forum Blue (purple) and Gold.
Cooke then had the Lakers adopt those same colors and they wore them in the season before the Kings' inaugural season.
The Lakers wore blue and white until the Kings came along and had them switch to match the Kings' colors.
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