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2dBaxter Holmes

Holmes: Luck finally bounces Lakers' way

Finally, after two of the worst seasons in Lakers history, something bounced their way: four pingpong balls that delivered the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft.

Wolves win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery (1:00)
2dIan Begley

Wolves win NBA draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost 66 games during the 2014-15 season, but they won big Tuesday night. The Wolves won the NBA lottery and will pick first in this year's draft.

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3dBaxter Holmes

How the draft lottery works

Unfamiliar with the lotto process, Laker fans? Here's a quick step-by-step look at how it all works.

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6dBaxter Holmes

Lakers announce preseason schedule

The Los Angeles Lakers announced their 2015-16 preseason schedule Friday, an eight-game slate highlighted by a pair of games in Hawaii, four others around Southern California and one in Las Vegas.

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9dTom Haberstroh

Haberstroh: Making the most of title chances

How many titles should your favorite team have won by now? ESPN Insider Tom Haberstroh calculates the championship expectations for NBA teams since the 1976 merger, and the Lakers top the list.

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2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game98.519th
Rebounds Per Game43.912th
Assists Per Game20.921st
Points Allowed105.329th

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