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Lakers begin life without Kobe

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He believes the young core of the post-Kobe Bryant Lakers is still a few years away from challenging for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Lowe's NBA tiers

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers finished preseason with a 2-6 record after a 98-94 loss to the Suns. Lakers coach Luke Walton said he hasn't yet decided who will earn the team's 15th and final roster spot: Metta World Peace, Thomas Robinson or Yi Jianlian. The deadline to decide comes Monday, and the regular season starts Wednesday at home vs. the Rockets.

Behold NBA stars putting defenders on posters (1:11)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The NBA fined the Lakers for remarks Magic Johnson made before he relinquished his ceremonial VP title in June. Our story (http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/17840266/los-angeles-lakers-dynasty-derailed http://es.pn/2eriVAi) just posted has this nugget, plus Jeanie Buss on her role as team president, her rapport with her brother Jim (Executive VP of basketball operations) and the state of the team as Luke Walton begins his first season as coach. On Sunday, the TV story on Outside the Lines, 9a E on ESPN2 with correspondent Steve Delsohn.

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Jeanie Buss hopes Luke Walton can stop Lakers' free fall

Kobe Bryant is gone and the team is coming off its three worst seasons ever. Team president Jeanie Buss and former Lakers tell Outside The Lines how things went sour and why they could sweeten.

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2dMarc Stein and Ramona Shelburne

Sources: Lakers eye World Peace as assistant

The Lakers have interest in keeping Metta World Peace on as an assistant coach if they have to cut him as an active player.

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Warriors echan de menos a Luke Walton

Steve Kerr, coach de Warriors, asegura que Luke Walton dejó demasiado pronto a Golden State para dirigir a Lakers, pero afirma que su ética de trabajo es una cualidad que aplicará a la quinteta del Área de la Bahía. Leer y mirar

Difficult road games could equal loss

The Lakers travel to Toronto on Friday Dec. 2 and less than 24 hours later they'll play Memphis. According to the Mah score, which factors players' fatigue, there's a low probability the Lakers will beat the Grizzles. Schedule analysis


Aldridge issues and Lakers interest

ESPN NBA Insider, Amin El-Hassan, joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to break down the specifics of the LaMarcus Aldridge issues in San Antonio and whether the Lakers are interested.

Mozgov shows up on offense and defense (0:59)
Teamwork in full effect for the Warriors (1:03)
Thompson's swat leads to Durant jam (0:25)
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A 25 años de la noche que tambaleó a la NBA

Era 1991 y los Lakers se presentaban en París con Earvin 'Magic' Johnson y compañía, pero fueron sorprendidos por el Joventut, un equipo que estuvo a punto de ganarles. Leer


NBA trade rumors and lockout possibility

ESPN senior writer Ramona Shelburne joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to react to the LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumors and the possibility of another NBA lockout next year.

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5-on-5: How many young stars on the Lakers?

Are the Lakers headed in the right direction? What trades should they make? Our NBA Insiders preview Los Angeles' 2016-17 season.

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NBA Lockdown: Western Conference Bottom Feeders

Jorge Sedano and Israel Gutierrez examine the Western Conference teams who will be more concerned with lottery positioning than playoff positioning this year.


Russell vs. Elite PGs / Respect for Clarkson

Does any team have a shot at beating the Warriors or Cavaliers? Plus, Allen discusses the growth of the Lakers as D'Angelo Russell strives to be a leader and whether or not Jordan Clarkson is getting enough respect from fans and the media.


Lakers continue to learn thru preseason

The Lakers are continuing to grow under head coach Walton while Allen is surprised at how much Clarkson coming off the bench is working. Plus, Ingram / Durant comparisons & is Nick Young an elite defender?

Luke Walton setting the tone in first season as Lakers' coach (1:11)

Team Stats

Points Per Game97.330th
Rebounds Per Game43.021st
Assists Per Game18.030th
Points Allowed106.927th

Team History


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