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2019 Schedule
28-29, 4th in Pacific

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Muscala (sprained right ankle) is out tonight against Houston. Josh Hart and Tyson Chandler are available to play.

LeBron on playoff intensity: 'It's been activated' (0:44)
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22hBaxter Holmes

LeBron: Intensity level 'activated' for playoff push

LeBron James said he is raring to step up his intensity level for a playoff push, starting against the Rockets on Thursday, saying the Lakers are "working our tails off to get there."

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Kyle Kuzma

Los Angeles Lakers Kyle Kuzma stops by and talks with Mason and Ireland about being the MVP in NBA Rising Stars game.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Senior Writer 

Injury update for the Lakers entering Thursday's game against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center: Lakers guard Josh Hart (knee) and big man Mike Muscala (sprained ankle) each practiced Wednesday and are both considered probable to play while center Tyson Chandler (stiff neck) didn't practice and is considered questionable. Point guard Lonzo Ball (ankle) has not yet returned to practice; he last played Jan. 19.

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1dTim Bontemps

Kyrie: Made call to LeBron 'to move forward'

Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving told ESPN's Rachel Nichols that his call to apologize to former Cavaliers teammate LeBron James, now with the Lakers, was needed "just to move forward in my life."

Jalen: 'No chance' Durant, Kyrie join Lakers (2:21)
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1dTim Bontemps

The top storylines to watch in the NBA's stretch run

Who will emerge in the Eastern Conference? Will LeBron and the Lakers make the playoffs? Is James Harden an MVP lock? Those are just some of the questions to be answered in the next seven weeks.

Kellerman: Lakers superteam is best way to beat Warriors (1:10)
Riley: LeBron leaving Heat made a 'dynasty fly out the window' (0:43)
Jalen eyes Shaw, Kidd as next Lakers head coach (1:21)
Lance moving and grooving in Hollywood (2:35)
Stephen A: Lakers the only destination for AD (0:57)
Jalen: Lakers can make playoffs if LeBron plays at MVP level (0:59)
LeBron: 'Bitersweet' on playing with Wade (0:36)
Wade, LeBron exchange alley-oops (0:28)
Kyrie sends up familiar alley-oop to LeBron (0:26)

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.215th
Rebounds Per Game47.04th
Assists Per Game24.913th
Points Allowed113.422nd

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-192829.491
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256