2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
17-65, 5th in Pacific
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3d

Lakers offseason in discussion

Will the Lakers look to develop their young core or seek to sign an all-star? Ireland maps out how the Lakers offseason will go down, starting with the signing of Ingram.

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Signature moves from NBA greats (1:26)
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Should Lakers draft Bender at No. 2?

Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton discuss the possibility that Los Angeles should be bold and select Croatian teenager Dragan Bender with the second overall draft choice in the hope of finding the next Kristaps Porzingis. Lakers' Euro option (Insider)

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5d

Who will set the tone for the Lakers?

Sliwa & Lyons discuss the tone of the Lakers this off-season, who the Lakers should target and explain who the young players should look up to. Plus, who's the real M.V.P.: LeBron James or Steph Curry?

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5d

Lakers: Operation rebuild

Sliwa & Lyons discuss rebuilding the Lakers and explain why the organization doesn't commit to long-term contracts. Plus, ESPN NBA insider Chris Broussard talks about the possibility of signing DeMar DeRozen.

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5d

AC Green's longevity & career with Lakers

Dr. Klapper discusses having longevity in your career and brings up former Lakers AC Green who didn't miss a game for most of his career. Plus, filmmaker Isaac Feder discusses his new 30 for 30 documentary that delves into Green's career with the Lakers.

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6d

O'Neal on coaching, picks & leadership

Shaquille O'Neal joins Mason & Ireland in-studio to talk about lessons learned throughout his career, Luke's coaching potential, top draft picks and leadership styles.

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6d

Does Simmons want to be the first pick?

Thompson & Lyons wonder if Ben Simmons is deliberately sabotaging his chances at going No. 1 in the draft. How likely would the 76ers be willing to accommodate him?

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LeBron joins the greatest playoff scorers in NBA history (1:21)
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6d

Would Clippers consider Griffin to Lakers?

If the Lakers sought to trade their #2 pick & Julius Randle in exchange for Blake Griffin, would Rivers be inclined to make the deal? Kelvin Washington & Jeff Katz explain.

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6d

Hollywood-bound Kobe gets Spielberg's advice

Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the house to watch LeBron James, who is inching closer to Kareem on the all-time postseason scoring list. Abdul-Jabbar is second with 5,762 points. James is currently at 5,244 and can pass Shaq (5,250) for fourth tonight.

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7d

Adande: Ingram more complete player

J.A. Adande discusses his latest article on The Undefeated, Phil's stance with the Knicks & Popovich's role with the media. Plus, he explains why he'd take Ingram over Simmons.

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7d

Are Lakers expectations too high?

What are the Lakers chances of signing Hassan Whiteside? Plus, Max and Marcellus explain why it is difficult for the Lakers to land a big man in the NBA.

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7d

Who will be the face of the franchise?

Could Ingram or Simmons change the direction of the Lakers franchise? Kelvin & Travis wonder what the Lakers will do with their pick & explain what they fear most about the front office.

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7d

Flea: Excited for Lakers new era

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea discusses what the Lakers should do with their pick, Kobe's career, the Luke Walton hire and thoughts about the Lakers front office.

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7d

Who should the Lakers look to pursue?

Can a package be built around Randle and Clarkson for Al Horford and Hassan Whiteside? Max & Marcellus explain who the Lakers can target without breaking the bank.

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Seven coaches hired, three to go

The reported hiring of Jeff Hornacek by the Knicks would leave three NBA teams still seeking to name new head coaches for the 2016-17 season. That's assuming no other positions come open anytime soon.

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7d

Towns, Porzingis unanimous all-rookie picks

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns and New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis were both unanimously voted to the NBA's All-Rookie first team.

Team Stats

Points Per Game97.330th
Rebounds Per Game43.021st
Assists Per Game18.030th
Points Allowed106.927th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256
2013-142755.329
2012-134537.549
2011-124125.621

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