2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
17-11, 2nd in Pacific
6h

A three-team non-trade

An emergency pod with Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks and Andrew Han trying to make sense of a deal between the Wizards, Grizzlies and Suns that fell apart over the confusion of which players would be traded.

Woj: Lakers, Suns trying to arrange Ariza deal (1:39)
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1dDave McMenamin

Lakers frustrated at refs, resort to hands-free D

Several Lakers players purposely held their hands behind their backs on a series of defensive possessions to make a point to the refs in Thursday's 126-111 loss to the Rockets.

Walton on loss: 'That was a good test against a good team' (0:58)
LeBron on loss: They've got guys that can sell calls (1:48)
LeBron goes for 29 in loss to Rockets (1:45)
Kuzma connects on wild 3-ball to beat shot clock (0:27)
LeBron flies in for two-handed fast-break finish (0:16)
LeBron blows by Capela for huge slam (0:19)
Harden flops, Kuzma flushes (0:17)
LeBron explodes to rim for two straight transition buckets (0:29)
McGee glasses Paul's layup (0:15)
LeBron steals, Hart slams (0:22)

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook said it would make Steph Curry's Warriors team a 12.5-point favorite over Shaq's 2001 Lakers squad on a neutral court. Let the debate begin.

2d

The MJ and Malik Monk Situation

Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Andrew Han discuss the Michael Jordan-Malik Monk situation (6:45), the ongoing Bulls drama (16:00), the Celtics, Luka Doncic's incredible week and much more.

LeBron didn't give Rockets much consideration in free agency (0:23)
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3dDave McMenamin

Three-point revolution? LeBron's noticed

LeBron James, deep 3-point sniper? It's not the first image that comes to mind when thinking about The King.

Stephen A. torn between Shaq's Lakers and Curry's Warriors (1:54)
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2dNick Friedell

Curry: Shaq 'dead wrong' on Lakers beating GSW

Stephen Curry isn't a fan of comparing teams from different eras, but after hearing Shaquille O'Neal say his 2000-02 Lakers could "easily" beat Curry's Warriors, the Golden State superstar had to chime in, telling ESPN, "Oh, he's dead wrong."

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3dOhm Youngmisuk

Phil Jackson stops in for visit with Lakers

Former Lakers coach Phil Jackson stopped by the team's practice facility, surprising current coach Luke Walton, who says he has kept in touch with his mentor.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson paying a visit to the Lakers facility.

Better duo: Kawhi-LeBron or Kawhi-Durant? (1:56)
Stephen A.: Pressure is on Lakers to land another superstar (2:07)

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.09th
Rebounds Per Game46.011th
Assists Per Game23.917th
Points Allowed111.420th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-191711.607
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256