“The 1971-72 Lakers’ 33-game win streak remains the longest in all 4 major American sports leagues”: How Jerry West, Gail Goodrich and Wilt Chamberlain rallied the Lakeshow after Elgin Baylor’s October 1971 retirement

We take a deep rewind to the Lakers’ 1971-72 NBA season, which bore witness to the longest winning streak in American major sports. The Lakers’ 33 game streak is considered a legend. At first glance, it might seem like a…