The 5 Best Intro Videos in the NBA

#4: Los Angeles Lakers

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Jumbotron? Who needs a stinking jumbotron? Even if the Lakers' intro video was just a constant loop of Kwame Brown looking sad, it would still make our list because of the presentation. On certain occasions, the Lakers drape a giant sheet over the jumbotron and screen their intro video on that. It's like a makeshift projector screen that you'd put up in your backyard, except twenty times more epic. The intro is centered around L.A.'s recent acquisitions; Steve Nash and Dwight Howard take up most of the screen time. The best part comes at the end, when Nash throws an alley-oop. The music fades away for a minute as the camera focuses on the ball hovering in mid-air; then Howard comes flying in to crush it home as the music returns. If that doesn't get you excited, you're probably a movie star who has a mansion party to go to later.


Jordan Zirm Jordan Zirm - Jordan Zirm is an Associate Content Director for STACK. After earning his BS in Journalism from the University of Missouri, he spent time writing for "Cleveland Scene Magazine" and Complex Media before joining STACK.
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