Sports MN Quiz: How many championships did the Minneapolis Lakers win?

The Lynx are the latest pro basketball team in Minnesota to win a league championship. Back in the 20th century, the old Minneapolis Lakers won a few -- but how many? For the answer, click on the headlines above.
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The Lakers won five world titles in Minneapolis before heading west to Los Angeles, where there are very few lakes.

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