2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
12-11, 3rd in Pacific
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2hDave McMenamin

LeBron returns negative tests, cleared to play

Lakers star LeBron James returned eight negative tests since Tuesday, sources told ESPN, and the NBA announced he has been cleared to return to action.

With or without LeBron, how big a threat are the Lakers? (0:54)
AD updates on LeBron James' health after missing Kings game (0:56)
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2dTim Bontemps

C's Freedom willing to 'educate' LeBron on China

Celtics center Enes Kanter Freedom, who has criticized LeBron James and Nike for their silence on human rights violations in China, said Tuesday he would welcome the opportunity to sit down with the Lakers star and "educate him" on the subject.

Coach Vogel on LeBron entering health and safety protocols (0:53)
Malik Monk splashes halftime buzzer-beater (0:30)

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

LeBron James is now in health and safety protocols, and out tonight vs. Sacramento.

Stephen A. weighs in on whether this season is LeBron's biggest challenge (1:38)
LeBron tosses finesse alley-oop to AD for the slam (0:30)
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6dDave McMenamin

Lakers fail to close, 'let it get away' in 3OT loss

The Los Angeles Lakers blew a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter and were outlasted by the Kings in a 141-137 loss in triple overtime Friday night.

Kings beat Lakers in triple-OT thriller on the road (1:48)
Marvin Bagley III gets the basket plus the foul (0:17)
NBA stars recall their most memorable jams (3:13)
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8dDave McMenamin

LeBron: Stewart 'graze' didn't warrant suspension

LeBron James returned from his one-game ban with a season-high 39 points in the Lakers' overtime win Wednesday night, but he wasn't happy to have been suspended for bloodying Pistons big man Isaiah Stewart in what James said was an accident.

LeBron says his elbow on Stewart didn't warrant suspension (0:38)

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Team Stats

Points Per Game111.65th
Rebounds Per Game46.48th
Assists Per Game24.37th

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