2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
17-65, 5th in Pacific
First stop on Kobe's retirement... Disneyland (0:22)

What Luke will bring to the Lakers

Does Luke hold the answers to the Warriors success? Mason & Ireland explain why they are pleased with the hiring of Walton and what the Lakers should focus on moving forward.

Metta World Peace shares thoughts on Kobe's farewell tour (1:19)
Metta World Peace recounts Russell-Young incident (1:55)

How to rebuild the Lakers franchise

Max & Marcellus breakdown the Lakers front office, pinpoint free agents they should target and explain why drafting 3rd overall would be best for their organization.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Prior to the start of the 2016-17 regular season, the Lakers plan to hold training camp in El Segundo, Calif., where their practice facility is located. Last year, the Lakers held training camp in Hawaii.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery will be held two weeks from today in New York City. For the third straight year, Los Angeles Lakers spokesman John Black says that he will represent the team in the drawing room, where 14 pingpong balls will decide the lottery's order, but Black adds that no decision has yet been finalized about who will represent the team on stage for the nationally-televised announcement of the lottery order, as ex-Lakers coach Byron Scott did last year. This year, the Lakers have a 55.8 percent chance of keeping their top-three protected first-round pick, which falls to the Philadelphia 76ers if it falls outside the first three slots.

Stephen A. doubts LeBron joining the Lakers (1:28)

Lakers headed in the right direction

Is this the right job for Luke Walton? Kelvin & Travis discuss the hiring of Walton as head coach & explain why they consider the move a positive step in the right direction.


Farmar on Luke: Going to be very successful

Jordan Farmar explains what it takes to be successful in the NBA, what he thinks of D'Angelo, the style of play Walton will bring to the Lakers and his future plans.

Michael Smith: Walton not in best position to succeed right now (1:38)
Does Walton have enough experience for Lakers job? (1:00)
Skip relates Thunder to '85 Lakers, Stephen A. goes off (1:35)
Edwards: Lakers need 'old coaching experience' (1:15)

Pau Gasol elogia a Walton

Según el pívot español, Luke Walton fue fundamental para que Steve Kerr fuera seleccionado como entrenador del año. Leer

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Can Walton return Lakers to form?

Los Angeles has gone through four different head coaches since Phil Jackson led the franchise. Can new head coach Luke Walton get the Lakers back to the postseason?

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Luke Walton: Gloria o sepultura en los Lakers

En su afán por darle la vuelta a una turbia realidad en los últimos cuatro años, la cúpula de Lakers se puso manos a la obra y dio un primer paso adecuado contratando a Luke Walton. Leer

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Luke Walton proved he can coach

The Lakers' new head coach had a historic run as the Warriors' interim head coach. Walton was named the NBA Coach of the Month in October and November.

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Walton: Tough to leave GSW, ready for Lakers

Luke Walton said it was a "tough decision" to leave the Warriors to become the Lakers' new head coach but one the former Los Angeles big man was prepared to make.

Walton: Had to take advantage of Lakers opportunity (1:41)
Kerr all smiles recounting friendship with Walton (0:59)
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Former Lakers as team's head coach

Luke Walton is the eighth former Lakers player to become the franchise's head coach. Walton will replace Byron Scott, another former Laker, who won only 38 games during his two season tenure.

Team Stats

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

Team History


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