2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
26-56, 4th in Pacific

Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Casey Affleck and Lakers head coach Luke Walton lose in the first round to Jimmy Kimmel and Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner.

Megan Moureaux ESPN 

These game-worn Magic Johnson shoes are also available for auction at Clayton Kershaw's Ping Pong 4 Purpose charity event for a starting bid of $12,500.

Lakers' playoff chances very low (1:35)
Will Lakers make playoffs next season? (1:42)

What Kyrie's exit means for the Lakers

Kyrie wants out, but how does this affect the Los Angeles Lakers? Plus, do Kyrie and LeBron have real personal issues? How will Clayton Kershaw's injury impact the Los Angeles Dodgers? All this and more on Thompson and Trudell.

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

The Lakers have been looking for backcourt depth the last few weeks. They met with Derrick Rose and Rajon Rondo. They considered Ian Clark and Isaiah Canaan. Ultimately they decided to keep some continuity from last year with a young player they liked on Tyler Ennis. He'll be on a minimum salary for this year and the team will have an option on a second year if he continues to progress.

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Lakers bringing back PG Ennis, source says

The Lakers are bringing back Tyler Ennis, with the team holding an option for 2018-19, a league source tells ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.


Julius Randle on season expectations

Lakers forward Julius Randle talks about his goals going into the offseason, Lonzo Ball's style of play, upcoming challenges and his reaction to D'Angelo's trade to the Nets.


Helin on NBA's imbalanced conferences

Should the NBA do something about the talent imbalance between the two conferences? Plus, Pro Basketball Talk's Kurt Helin comments on Cavaliers acquisition of Rose, Kyrie's future and OKC's potential of landing Carmelo.


Magic Johnson's high expectations

What kind of a message is Lavar Ball sending today's youth by walking out during a game? Plus, Allen Sliwa reacts to Magic Johnson's high expectations and discusses interesting stories occurring around the league.

LaVar's ejection, forfeiture is no big deal (1:11)

Is there still hope for Cleveland?

Is it fair to question the future of LeBron James due to Kyrie's timing of wanting out of Cleveland? Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Brian Windhorst explains why the Timberwolves would be the best team for Kyrie.


Smith: Kyrie, LeBron cannot play together

Was LeBron James blindsided by Kyrie Irving? Stephen A. Smith joins the Morning Show to detail Kyrie's situation, LeBron's future in Los Angeles and explain why the Cleveland Cavaliers have to make a move.

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Pelton mail: Can NBA summer league predict future stars?

Kevin Pelton answers your questions on the effectiveness of playing with multiple point guards at the same time, changing NBA position names, the value of spending early in free agency and more.

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LaVar called for tech, pulls AAU team off court

After receiving a technical foul for arguing a foul call, LaVar Ball pulled his AAU team off the court and forfeited a game Saturday at the Double Pump Best of Summer Tournament in Anaheim, California.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

"Form a line, form a line." Kids are lining up by the dozens to take selfies with LaVar Ball outside an AAU basketball tournament in Anaheim.

Would LaVar squash a Ball-Jenner romance? (0:51)
LeBron setting up shop in L.A.? (0:59)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.617th
Rebounds Per Game43.517th
Assists Per Game20.926th
Points Allowed111.528th

Team History