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2019 Schedule
0-2, 4th in Pacific
Stephen A. says Ingram should get 'stiffest suspension' (1:55)

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

"I hope everyone doesn't get fined," former Laker Metta World Peace to The Undefeated. "It was a fight. It was unfortunate. The first time they've ever thrown punches. They shouldn't do it. It happened. I've never seen them fight before... I don't think anyone should be suspended."

Russillo: I liked the fight (1:47)
Lonzo says he is ready to go if Rondo is suspended (0:56)
McGee on Ingram: 'You poke a bear, you're bound to get bit' (0:54)
LeBron says Lakers home debut was 'great' (0:39)
LeBron says scuffle didn't determine outcome (0:26)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James on the Lakers challenging the Rockets: "We got a long way to go to get to the Rockets [level]."

LeBron's home debut ends in defeat (0:59)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets' side of the story is Rajon Rondo started this by spitting on Chris Paul. Several Lakers players did not know if that was the case when told what some of the Rockets were saying.

Walton says he didn't see the scuffle escalating (0:28)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

JaVale McGee says he's never seen Brandon Ingram so heated but added, "if you poke the bear, you're gonna get bit." McGee said that while you never want to see a fight happen, this is something that could make the Lakers' bond tighter as the players are all still getting to know one another.

D'Antoni on scuffle: 'I wasn't getting in there' (0:31)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram are not available to talk postgame. Lonzo Ball could be looking at starting on Monday against San Antonio in place of Rondo with a potential suspension looming . Same goes for perhaps Kyle Kuzma for Ingram.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton figured that everything was handled by the officials before things escalated between Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul. He was looking down at his coaching board when the fight broke out.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

As if the schedule wasn't already challenging with the Lakers still learning one another, the Lakers very likely could be looking at playing without Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram for at least the next game against San Antonio on Monday. After that, the Lakers face Phoenix, Denver and San Antonio again the rest of the week.

Punches thrown, Rondo, CP3 and Ingram tossed (2:02)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James' first Lakers home game will now be remembered for the melee that broke out with 4:13 left in the fourth quarter between Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul. After Paul poked Rondo and shoved the Laker point guard in the face, Rondo threw three punches, appearing to connect on two of them. Brandon Ingram than ran up and joined the fight, throwing a punch toward the direction of Paul. James immediately came in to break things up and put his arm around good friend Paul and hold him back. Rondo, Ingram and Paul were ejected. Rondo and Ingram likely are facing a suspension and fine from the NBA with the Lakers' next home game on Monday against San Antonio.

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Scrum erupts late in Rockets-Lakers game

Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram were ejected from Saturday's game in the fourth quarter after a multiplayer fight erupted.

Lonzo perfectly sets up McGee on the alley-oop (0:22)
LeBron muscles in for and-1 (0:20)

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Points Per Game117.08th
Rebounds Per Game45.019th
Assists Per Game25.5Tied-8th
Points Allowed126.027th

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