2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
49-14, 1st in Pacific
Will LeBron ever catch MJ as a global brand? (2:03)
3h
Shaq picks his favorite basketball memory (0:59)
22h
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1dDave McMenamin

Sources: Lakers to ask top brass to defer salary

The Lakers plan to ask select members of their senior-level personnel to voluntarily defer 20% of their salaries in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told ESPN.

Penny Hardaway settles the NBA MVP debate (2:53)
2d
Charles Barkley calls Kobe the best player since MJ (1:09)
2d
Kobe Bryant or Tim Duncan? Stephen A. explains who had the better career (1:49)
2d
2d

The Hoop Collective: Future Rankings For Some Notable NBA Teams

The Clippers (3:48) and Raptors (30:37) should be very excited for what's to come, whereas the Rockets (13:57) and 76ers should be a bit more concerned (21:50). Based on a variety of factors, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Tim Bontemps break down which teams they expect will rise and fall over the next few seasons. Plus, the guys discuss the opening in Chicago's front office and whether it's a desirable position.

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3dNick DePaula

The Hall of Fame sneaker legacy of Kobe, KG and TD

From brand switches to unique innovations, the sneaker journeys of this year's legendary Hall of Fame trio were as interesting as their basketball careers.

Kuzma shows off his pregame tunnel outfits on TikTok (0:15)
3d
LeBron relives the Heat's 2012 ECF appearance (1:24)
3d
Drummond jokes about picking Cleveland (0:41)
3d
Who would Booker rather face in a 7-game series, Bucks or Lakers? (0:18)
3d
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3dJackie MacMullan

The mentors behind the Mamba

From Michael Jordan to Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant's quest for greatness was assisted by the unlikeliest of friendships.

The NBA's top H-O-R-S-E players (1:00)
3d
Pau: Kobe welcomed me to the Lakers at 1:30 AM (1:38)
4d
Vanessa Bryant shares emotions after Kobe's election to HOF (0:53)
4d
The top 10 moments of Kobe Bryant's career (4:26)
4d
Magic Johnson's congratulatory message to Kobe, 2020 HOF class (1:46)
4d
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4dTim Bontemps

Kobe, Duncan, KG lead star-studded HOF class

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich and Patrick Baumann have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Why Kobe's relentlessness stood out to Bilas (1:14)
4d
Are Kobe, KG and Duncan the best HOF trio to be inducted together? (1:02)
4d

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.37th
Rebounds Per Game46.18th
Assists Per Game25.99th
Points Allowed106.93rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-204914.778
2018-193745.451
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207