2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
20-51, 5th in Pacific
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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal says he isn't interested in working for the Lakers because he's happy with his current role with the Kings, but he believes new Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka will do a good job.

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal on his relationship with Kobe Bryant: "We will go down in history as the most enigmatic, controversial, dominant one-two punch ever created."

Los Angeles Lakers
30m

Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue

The Lakers on Friday unveiled a 9-foot, 1,200-pound statue of Shaquille O'Neal completing a monster dunk, with the big man himself, Kobe Bryant and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on hand.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

View of the #Shaqstatue from above

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

A closeup look at the Shaq RoboJam helicopter.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Leftovers from the Shaq cake have hit the media room. It will be gone shortly.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Fans sitting courtside tonight will also get a gift bag with a Shaq RoboJam helicopter.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's statue being unveiled.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Staples Center is selling Shaq merchandise tonight from jerseys and hats to socks and shirts.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers fans will be receiving a Shaq statue replica when they walk through the doors of Staples Center tonight.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal admiring his statue right after it was unveiled.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq dunking on Los Angeles.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clipper Darrell is at Shaq's statue unveiling.

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

The unveiling of Shaquille O'Neal's statue in Star Plaza outside Staples Center.

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Kobe calls Shaq 'most dominant player' he's seen (1:00)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's statue will hang over Star Plaza at Staples Center.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq getting emotional as he hears his kids shower him with praise before his statue unveiling.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal and his six children: Taahirah, Myles, Shareef, Amirah, Shaqir and Mearah.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe: "Shaq was the most dominating player I've ever seen."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kobe Bryant on Shaq: "He's the most dominant player I've ever seen."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Phil Jackson with a timely "Who let the dogs out?" reference.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Phil Jackson: "You let all the dogs out, Shaquille."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Jerry West said with a smile if the Lakers didn't sign Shaq in 1996 their backup plan was Travis Knight, who they had acquired after the draft.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Jerry West, the man who brought Shaq to LA in 1996, just arrived after being stuck in traffic.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.6Tied-17th
Rebounds Per Game43.617th
Assists Per Game20.826th
Points Allowed112.228th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172051.282
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256
2013-142755.329
2012-134537.549