2018 SeasonAll times ET

2018 Schedule
26-56, 4th in Pacific

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Andrew Bogut will become the fifth different center drafted No. 1 overall in the common draft era (since 1966) to play for the Lakers, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mychal Thompson, Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard. Bogut was drafted by the Bucks with the top pick in 2005, three spots ahead of Chris Paul.

ESPN
7hBrian Windhorst and Zach Lowe

What happens when 30 NBA owners can't share $24 billion?

According to internal NBA documents, big spending after a massive influx of cash has set off an intense debate among owners about how to divide revenues. Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst report on the NBA's financial picture.

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L.A. a destination for NBA superstars?

What is the possibility of other superstars coming to L.A.? Who are fans most excited to see this season? Plus, a Clippers player says to stop worrying about Steph Curry, people should worry about me. Find out who it is!

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16h

What version of Kobe was better: 8 or 24?

Which version of Kobe Bryant was better: No. 8 or No. 24? Plus, Allen reacts to Andrew Bogut's one-year signing with the Lakers, Ball's upcoming season and whether or not fans are tired of hearing LeBron James to L.A. rumors.

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Kobe gets schooled by daughter (0:27)
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Check out Lakers' new alternate uniforms

Set to take over as the NBA's official apparel provider this season, Nike gave us a first look at every team's new alternate uniform designs on Friday.

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Kellerman says LeBron is headed to L.A. (1:20)
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Shaq-Kobe a better duo than Kareem-Magic? (1:44)
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Lakers in Westbrook's future? (0:59)
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Which number suited Bryant best?

Go ahead, try to decide which version of Kobe Bryant was better: the one wearing No. 8 or No. 24. Bryant nabbed an extra ring wearing No. 8, but his résumé wearing No. 24 boasts more individual accolades.

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Shelburne on the future of the Lakers

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reacts to LaVar Ball's recent predictions, talks about Russell Westbrook's contract situation and addresses concerns she has with Lonzo Ball and the Lakers.

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8 versus 24

Which Kobe was better: #8 or #24? Thompson and Trudell discuss. Plus, the guys react to the Dodgers' win over the San Francisco Giants and WeAreSC.com's Garry Paskwietz previews the Trojans' upcoming game against Texas.

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LaVar Ball predicts the future (0:56)
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Lavar: LeBron will be in L.A. (1:18)
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LaVar expecting over 50 wins from Lonzo, Lakers (1:44)

2017 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
1(2)Lonzo BallPGUCLA
1(28)Tony BradleyCNorth Carolina

Team Stats

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

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256
2013-142755.329
2012-134537.549