2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
21-22, 3rd in Pacific
Westbrook responds to Magic Johnson's criticism of Lakers (0:35)
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1dDave McMenamin

Magic rips Lakers; 'entitled to opinion,' Russ says

Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook said Magic Johnson was "entitled to his opinion" after the former Lakers great was critical of the team's effort following a 37-point loss at Denver on Saturday night.

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3dDave McMenamin

Sources: Lakers optimistic AD returns end of Jan.

Anthony Davis participated in an individual on-court workout on Friday, and the Lakers are optimistic he could return sometime during L.A.'s long road trip at the end of the month, sources told ESPN.

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4dTim Bontemps

Curry maintains edge over LeBron in ASG vote

Stephen Curry and LeBron James are duking it out for the right to be a captain in next month's All-Star Game, a battle the Warriors star currently has the edge in by a little more than 77,000 votes.

Steph, LeBron lead NBA All-Star voting after second round (1:32)
Perk's 3-point plan to fix Russ (1:43)
Westbrook: I'll figure out how to get out of shooting slump (1:25)
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4dDave McMenamin

Russ 2-for-14 as Lakers drop another to Kings

Russell Westbrook said, "The word 'slump' isn't something I lean on," as he vowed to figure it out after four straight games of poor shooting.


James scores 34 but Lakers stumble, fall to Kings 125-116

— De’Aaron Fox scored 29 points, Chimezie Metu made a clutch 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings ended their longest losing streak of the season by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 125-116 on Wednesday night.

Chimezie Metu nails huge 3 to pad Kings' lead (0:21)
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5dDave McMenamin

Melo echoes LeBron, likes parallels to '20 Bucs

Carmelo Anthony, echoing a preseason prediction from LeBron James, said last year's Tampa Bay Bucs were a good comparison for the Lakers in that it has taken time for the team's many new pieces to come together.

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7dDave McMenamin

Ja's electrifying block earns 'salute' from LeBron

Ja Morant just keeps soaring to new heights. And in Sunday's win over the Lakers, the budding Grizzlies star's ascent was quite literal, as Morant's two-handed chase-down block on Avery Bradley left both teams marveling at the play.

Morant showcases Ja dropping hops in Grizzlies' win (0:45)
Ja Morant skies for epic two-handed block (0:23)
Malik Monk goes for an impressive 29 points in Lakers' statement win (1:32)
LeBron throws down hammer dunk as Lakers put game to bed (0:22)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.75th
Rebounds Per Game45.3Tied-13th
Assists Per Game24.511th

Team History