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The Utah Jazz wrap up their home slate Monday night against one of the most proud franchises in the NBA.

The L.A. Lakers come into Salt Lake City, a team that's won 16 titles.

A Jazz vs. Lakers matchups in years past would be a premier event. That's not the case this season.

The only worst team in the Western Conference this season than the Lakers is ... the Jazz. The teams have won a combined 49 games this season.

In an effort to conjure memories of quality basketball, here's a look back at the Lakers greats of the past.

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