2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
17-65, 5th in Pacific
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Who takes the last second shot, Kobe or Curry? (2:45)
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7 Other times NBA ambition went wrong... (1:00)
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Where will Ingram rank among 2016-17 rookies?

Some pre-draft speculation had Duke's Brandon Ingram going No. 1 before he followed Ben Simmons and was selected second by the Lakers. Does that make it a two-man race for rookie of the year honors next year? Forecast: Top 2016-17 rookies

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Rome and Lakers not built in a day

Luke Walton's first team figures to win significantly more games than last season's 17-65 disaster. But ESPN's ninth annual Summer Forecast doesn't see the improved Lakers escaping the conference cellar next season. Forecast: 2016-17 West standings

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Grading Lakers offseason moves

Allen Sliwa grades the Lakers offseason moves, explains why he liked the way the Lakers maneuvered around Kevin Durant's free agency and comments on Kobe's letter to himself.

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Lakers: Seeing the comparisons

With everyone comparing Brandon Ingram to Kevin Durant, Mike Trudell and Andy Kamenetzky compare the Lakers young core to current NBA players around the league.

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Reaction to Kobe's letter to younger self

Mason explains why he had a visceral reaction to Kobe Bryant's letter & explains who he should model his career after. Plus, the guys share letters they wrote to their younger selves.

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Lakers: Select team & Westbrook'€™s future

Ramona Shelburne discusses USA Men's Select Team performance thus far, the buzz surrounding Ingram & the likelihood the Lakers would give up their top prospects for Westbrook.

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Russell hits trick shot 3-pointer (0:19)
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Kobe Bryant: Mixing blood and business

Marcellus and Kelvin react to Kobe Bryant's latest Players' Tribune article, "Letter to My Younger Self," and explain the challenges of mixing blood with business.

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Identifying Lakers culture & Walton's role

How different will the culture be now that Kobe's not here? Plus, Travis and Brian discuss the state of the Lakers and explain Luke Walton's role with the team.

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Lakers: Durant on Ingram's skill set

Is it fair to compare Brandon Ingram to Kevin Durant? Mike Trudell & Jeff Katz react to Kevin Durant's comments about Ingram and explain why they disagree with the comparison.

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Lakers: Walton & Scott in comparison

Trudell & Lyons compare Scott and Walton's coaching styles, explain why Scott was the perfect coach for the Lakers last season & why the team is in a great place.

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McGee: Luke wants a collaborative effort

Chris McGee reacts to Durant's comments about Ingram, explains the challenges Walton may face during the upcoming season & what he likes about D'Angelo's style of play.

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Edwards on Rooney Rule & Lakers season

Why isn't the Rooney Rule working in the NFL? Plus, Herm Edwards talks about the lack of minority coaches in the NFL and the Lakers upcoming season.

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Mike Krzyzewski le extendió invitación a Kobe Bryant para Río 2016

Si no se concretó su presencia fue porque el mismo Kobe decidió no acudir. Leer

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Did Durant doom Ingram by comparison? (1:32)
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Kobe Bryant escribió carta al Kobe de 17 años

La idea que transmitió es que cuando la cuenta corriente aumenta, no es necesario dar a sus seres queridos, sino invertir en ellos para que sus vidas sean independientes. Leer

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Stugotz rips Kobe's letter to his 17-year-old self (1:45)
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Kobe's condescending letter to 17-year-old self (1:45)

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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