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Vintage photos of celebrities courtside at Lakers games

Vintage photos of celebrities courtside at Lakers games

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After HBO greenlit a new series about the “Showtime”-era Los Angeles Lakers, we decided to take a look back at some of the best photos snapped of celebrities courtside supporting their adopted hometown’s team. And no, it’s not all Jack Nicholson — pictured here in 1985 — snaps, though he does appear a lot.

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Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson

Nicholson goes through phases of dressing in Lakers colors, while Dennis Hopper, in 1988, clearly can’t be bothered.

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Bill Murray talks with Ervin “Magic” Johnson courtside at a Lakers game in 1988.

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NBA basketball referee Jack Nies (L) shakes hands

Pamela Anderson shakes hands with NBA referee Jack Nies alongside her “VIP” costar Natalie Raitano at a Lakers-Grizzles game in 1999.

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Dustin Hoffman, wife Lisa and Rene Russo at a Lakers-Bulls game in 1999.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger And Son At The Lakers Jazz Basketball Game

Arnold Schwarzenegger and his son Patrick at a Lakers-Jazz game in 2000.

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Michael Clarke Duncan at Laker game

Michael Clarke Duncan and his biceps take a call at a Lakers game in 2000.

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Actor David Spade Attends

David Spade and his sideburns cast some side-eye at a Lakers-76ers game in 2000.

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Actors Michael Caine And Sylvester Stallone

Michael Caine and Sylvester Stallone at a 76ers-Lakers game in 2000. One imagines Philadelphia icon Stallone was deeply conflicted about the game.

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Jack Nicholson and Matthew McConaughey at NBA Finals Game 2 in Los Angeles

We assume Nicholson is sporting this mustache because of his 2000 movie “The Pledge,” though we have no idea what’s going on with Matthew McConaughey’s hair.

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Celebrities at Lakers-Rockets Game

Nicholson again, and proof that at one point, Benecio Del Toro did in fact look young — at a Lakers-Rockets game in 2000.

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Celebrities at Lakers-Rockets Game

Luke Wilson, shocked into looking up from his official NBA Hoops magazine at a Lakers-Rockets game in 2000.

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Celebrities at the Lakers-San Antonio Spurs game

The couple that time forgot: Edward Norton and Salma Hayek at a Lakers game in 2000.

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Baby-faced Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2002 NBA Finals in Los Angeles.

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CELEBRITIES WATCHING THE NBA FINALS

A movie we’d love to see: Chris Rock and Steven Spielberg at the 2000 NBA Finals in Los Angeles.

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