2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
37-28, 3rd in Pacific
NBA championship or Super Bowl: Which title is harder to win? (2:33)
9h
Max's pick for the top PG in NBA history may surprise you (1:02)
9h
Why LeBron's injury comments make Jay Williams' stomach turn (0:58)
2d
Packers fan AD refuses to talk about Rodgers' situation while playing video games (0:26)
2d
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2dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: LeBron likely out Thur., Fri. to rest ankle

Lakers star LeBron James is expected to miss back-to-back games against the Clippers and Trail Blazers on Thursday and Friday to rest his injured right ankle, sources told ESPN. It is possible James could miss more games, sources said.

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2dKevin Pelton

The Lakers are going to be OK, right?

The defending champs are dangerously close to having to fight their way into the 16-team playoff field.

Woj: Lakers to sit LeBron for 2 more games (1:29)
2d
3d

Hour 1: May the Fourth Be With You

Jay-by Yoda starts the show with Key & Alan. LeBron sat out last night with an ankle injury. What would you be willing to give up for your team to win a championship? Plus, Key thinks that the Cowboys are a top 5 in the NFC.

AD takes over in final minute to help Lakers snap 3-game skid (0:59)
3d
AD gets by Gordon for layup (0:18)
3d
AD puts in clutch floater over Jokic (0:21)
3d
How concerned should the Lakers be about LeBron's injury? (1:10)
3d
What does Schroder's absence mean for the Lakers? (1:35)
3d
Stephen A.: LeBron should be upset with his teammates over potential play-in game (2:04)
3d
LeBron blasts play-in: 'Whoever came up with that s--- needs to be fired' (0:26)
4d
Vogel explains why LeBron was pulled early vs. Raptors (1:06)
4d
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4dDave McMenamin

As Lakers' season unravels, LeBron rips play-in

A sixth loss in seven games -- this time to the sub.-500 Raptors on Sunday -- had the defending champion Lakers being asked to contemplate a potential play-in scenario, a surprising turn of events for a team that started the season 21-6.

LeBron knocks down and-1 after Harrell's smothering block (0:40)
4d
Kuzma throws down sweet reverse on the baseline (0:19)
4d
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6dDave McMenamin

LeBron misses game-winner; return 'a good start'

LeBron James scored 16 points to go along with 8 rebounds and 7 assists in his return from a 20-game absence. But it wasn't enough as the Lakers fell to the Kings 110-106.

LeBron happy to be back on the floor with Lakers (0:45)
4d

Team Stats

Points Per Game109.423rd
Rebounds Per Game44.316th
Assists Per Game24.616th
Points Allowed106.72nd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2020-213728.569
2019-205219.732
2018-193745.451
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317