2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
23-34, 3rd in Pacific
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Does OKC have what it takes to keep PG13? (1:57)
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Sources: Hornets eye Kupchak for front office

After declining to offer general manager Rich Cho a new contract, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is planning to target former Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak for a high-ranking role in the organization, league sources told ESPN.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler didn't play in the first half. He participated in the final NBA game before the break and logged 41 minutes in a comeback victory over Lakers. He seems to be taking it easy tonight.

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Klay Thompson addresses 2019 NBA Free Agency & his ties to the Lakers.

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Paul George talks about Lonzo Ball & the NBA Rookie learning curve.

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Lakers fans show love for PG during presser (0:51)
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"WE WANT PAUL" broke out at NBA All-Star Media Day. Paul George's reactions to the Laker Fans.

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Could there still be a Lakers Sighting in the Dunk Contest?

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How's it feel to be back in LA? "I'm still a little bit of purple and gold."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

adidas redid the Crazy 1 (originally the adidas Kobe 1) with a Futurecraft 4D bottom. Here's a look from 747 Warehouse St.

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Lakers' Channing Frye gets appendix removed

Lakers forward Channing Frye underwent an appendectomy on Friday in Cleveland, joking on Twitter he would be able to dunk "at least" three times a month with it removed.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Channing Frye underwent a Laparoscopic Appendectomy last night in Cleveland, the Lakers announced. Frye will be re-evaluated in a week.

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How do you manage LaVar Ball successfully?

ESPN NBA Insider Ramona Shelburne weighs in on the LaVar Ball situation and how to manage him, what effect this has on Lonzo, if the Lakers will trade Lonzo and more.

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PJ Carlesimo says, 'He's not just rational'

Legendary basketball coach PJ Carlesimo explains how he would handle the LaVar Ball situation, talks about the Warriors and Cavaliers running on fumes, and previews the NBA All-Star Game.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Lakers' trio at the Rising Stars Game.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers president Jeanie Buss and general manager Rob Pelinka are center court for tonight's Rising Stars game featuring Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma. Lonzo Ball is on the bench and not playing tonight.

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Shooting 101 with the Lakers Rookies. Kuzma impersonating Lonzo and vice versa. They finished warmups with 2 games of "Around the World", each won 1.

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Gary Payton talks about his son, two-way Laker Gary Payton II with Mason & Ireland.

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Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Lonzo Ball seems to be warmed up.

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Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma getting warm.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.311th
Rebounds Per Game46.22nd
Assists Per Game23.59th
Points Allowed110.228th

2017 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
1(2)Lonzo BallPGUCLA
1(28)Tony BradleyCNorth Carolina

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-182334.404
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256
2013-142755.329