How many natural lakes are there in Los Angeles? The short answer: Less than 10,000. When a pair of investors relocated the Detroit Gems of the National Basketball League to Minneapolis before the 1947 season, they sought a name that would ring true with the team’s new home. Given that Minnesota is “The Land of 10,000 Lakes,” they settled on Lakers. When the Lakers moved to Los Angeles before the 1960 season, their nickname was retained, in part because of the tradition the team had established in Minnesota.

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Chaminade breaks set win streak record

Sep. 18—The Chaminade women's volleyball team swept Fresno Pacific 25-17, 25-23, 25-12 on Saturday at McCabe Gym, earning its sixth straight win. The Chaminade women's volleyball team swept Fresno Pacific 25-17, 25-23, 25-12 on Saturday at McCabe Gym, earning its sixth straight win. In their six-match win streak, the Silverswords (9-6, 4-0 PacWest ) have…