World's Most Valuable Sports Teams

Forbes Announces Most Valuable Global Sports Teams

Number 15 (Los Angeles Lakers)

Forbes values the team at $1.35 billion.
Team owners include the late, great Jerry Buss Family Trusts and Philip Anschutz.

After the team’s lackluster last couple of seasons, the Lakers are in the second year of their kicked blockbuster $3.6 billion, 20-year TV deal with Time Warner.

Kobe Bryant who has given 17-plus seasons of stellar work just got paid and signed a two-year $48.5 million contract.