Special Olympics Southern CA Honors Lakers

Los_Angeles_Lakers-150The Los Angeles Lakers are being honored tonight at Special Olympics Southern California’s annual Pier del Sol event. Lakers legends Jerry West, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and James Worthy will be on hand to represent the team. This year’s Pier del Sole is an extra special event, as Special Olympics Southern California is taking the opportunity to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

“We are thrilled to be honored by an organization as important and meaningful as Special Olympics.  On behalf of the Los Angeles Lakers, I want to congratulate Special Olympics and all its athletes on 40 wonderful years in the Southern California community.  We look forward to working together with Special Olympics and continuing its mission for years to come,” said Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak (Special Olympics Southern California).