NBA title contenders: Which teams have the most championships?

2. Los Angeles Lakers - 16

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    Los Angeles Lakers Sasha Vujacic (L), Derek Fisher (C), and MVP Kobe Bryant (R) hold the team and MVP trophies after the Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals to clinch the championship at Staples Center on June 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
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The Lakers began their existence in Minnesota, the 'Land of 10,000 Lakes,' hence the name. They won five NBA titles while in Minneapolis and eleven more since moving to Los Angeles in 1960. The Lakers have competed in more NBA championship series, 31, than any other team.

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