In Celebration of the Lakers Parade, Everything Purple and Yellow

 - Jun 21, 2010   Updated: May 27 2011
In celebration of the Lakers Parade, this cluster covers everything from male actor makeouts at Lakers' games to Kobe Bryant moments. You can take a look to get pumped for the fantastic fun or to stock up on some facts that your basketball-loving friends may not know. Either way, have fun checking out the LA Lakers innovations we have to offer.

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