2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
17-65, 5th in Pacific
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12h

The challenges of coaching

How can Luke Walton earn the respect of the Lakers locker room? Max and Marcellus discuss the challenges Luke will face during his first year as head coach and explain how he can overcome conflict.

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13h

Why patience is key for the Lakers

How has the NBA landscape changed? Max & Marcellus explain why the Lakers should carefully target franchise players looking to amplify their brand, such as George & DeRozan.

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Deadly combo: Durant and Westbrook (0:19)
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14h

Celtics, one step ahead of the Lakers

Kelvin & Travis examine Luke Walton's background, explain why the Celtics are one step ahead of the Lakers organization and discuss Byron Scott's initial role with the team.

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17h

Byron Scott on his dismissal from Lakers

Three-time NBA champion Byron Scott covers his expectations for the Lakers this season, L.A.'s focus, his reaction to his dismissal, his favorite part of Kobe Bryant's last game and the Nick Young video situation.

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Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

The Lakers own one of four strong cultures that have endured in the NBA for at least the past decade. Take Kevin Pelton's quiz to determine if you fit best with them or with the Heat, Rockets or Spurs. School of thought

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Should the Lakers trade their draft pick if it's No. 1? (1:50)
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Jemele is 'shocked' that Scott was surprised over firing (1:51)
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Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade: the San Antonio Spurs, the Miami Heat, the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. Find out which one fits you best.

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Metta on Luke Walton: Perfect for the job

Kelvin and Travis react to Metta's comments about Walton, explain why Luke's the right hire & wonder how the Warriors feel about sharing the bench with the Lakers head coach.

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Managing Kobe's minutes was tough for Scott (2:12)
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Should Lakers target Cousins?

Kelvin and Travis explain why the Los Angeles Lakers should give up their top draft pick for DeMarcus Cousins and why the Sacramento Kings should consider the offer.

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Scott dispels accusations that he can't coach young talent (3:41)
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Scott explains why he was blindsided by firing (2:57)
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For the Lakers, balance is key

Mychal Thompson explains why the Lakers should avoid gutting their roster in order to obtain an all-star and why targeting Barnes could work in the team's favor.

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What if Magic had played 19 seasons?

That's what Kevin Pelton projects had Magic Johnson not contracted HIV at age 32. Add about 56 percent more games to his career total. Best made better

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First stop on Kobe's retirement... Disneyland (0:22)
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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.

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

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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