2021 ScheduleAll times ET

2021 Schedule
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9hTim Bontemps

NBA releases preseason slate for Dec. 11-19

Each NBA team will play at least two preseason games Dec. 11 through Dec. 19 -- one at home and one on the road -- and none will play more than four games, the league announced.

The most interesting NBA players on new teams (1:20)
18h
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2dDave McMenamin

Gasol: Leaving Raptors for Lakers 'was tough'

Marc Gasol said that leaving the Raptors for the Lakers in free agency was "tough" and that "I wasn't sure I was going to be able to be the player that they needed me to be there in order to win [another title]."

2d

New Laker Marc Gasol and Rams reporter D'Marco Farr

New Lakers Marc Gasol join the guys and talks about his arrival, playing with LeBron, coming from Spain, in Memphis with the Grizzlies and more. Rams on field reporter D'Marco Farr says who is favorite comedian is and why the Rams offense was hitting on all cylinders Monday. Another angle about who will give the Lakers a run for their money this season. the guys say their thanks.

2d

Hour one is a cornucopia of drive bars, thanksgiving and Lakers

Jorge and Ramona Shelburne, in for LZ, open talking about Marc Gasol following his brother's path to the Lakers. How much of a party night is your Thanksgiving... Drive bars, their and your favorites... How do all the new Lakers additions add or subtract for the LeBron...

Mark Cuban compares Luka Doncic's game to Magic Johnson's (1:25)
2d
Perkins: No debate that Kyrie-KD is closest duo to LeBron-AD (1:33)
3d
3d

First Take 2nd Hour: Which NBA team improved themselves the most, is there an NBA duo better than LeBron & AD, plus, reaction to Nick Saban contracting covid-19 again, and a Ravens-Steelers preview

Max & Kendrick Perkins debate which NBA team made the best trades this offseason, plus, is there a better NBA duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Ryan Clark joins to react to Nick Saban being out for the Iron Bowl after contracting covid-19, and the guys debate if losing to the Ravens would be a big deal to the Steelers. Also, does Calvin Johnson belong in the NFL Hall of Fame?

Perkins says Lakers are bullying Clippers in free agency like Deebo in 'Friday' (1:42)
3d
3d

Ram show a tour de offense...

Rams look like Super Bowl contenders after their MNF win over the Buccaneers, the guys discuss... The Lakers make a weekend full of moves... off on Monday, the guys finally react... Rams analyst Kirk Morrison calls in and talks about the great offensive game Monday night of the Rams...

3d

Hour 2; Lakers Stronger This Year?

The Bucs struggled again and it's on Tom Brady. Did the Steelers finally leapfrog the Chiefs on Max's NFL Power Rankings? Phillip Rivers has played the best of any QB to change teams. Max looks at the Lakers' offseason and asks if they're better than last year.

3d

Hour 1; Brady and the Bucs Struggle Again

Tom Brady struggles again. Is this on Brady or Coach Arians? Do you trust Brady in the moment of truth? Rams are true contenders. Kendrick Perkins answers if this year's Lakers team is stronger than last year and if the Clippers improved at all. Max says it's too late for the Eagles to bench Carson Wentz because 'He's Finished!' Callers agree with Max that Wentz is done.

3d

J&J: Brady Struggles On MNF, Lakers' Big Offseason

Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss Brady's rough night vs. the Rams, Montrezl Harrell's reason for choosing the Lakers over the Clippers and break down the Celtics’ offseason. Plus, 2-time Grammy Award winning producer Hit-Boy stops by the show.

How much better than the Clippers did the Lakers get in the offseason? (1:27)
4d
Mark J. Terrill/AP
4dDave McMenamin

Harrell: 'Doesn't seem' that Clips wanted me back

Reigning Sixth Man of the Year Montrezl Harrell, speaking for the first time since signing a two-year, $19 million deal with the Lakers, called switching L.A. teams a "business decision" and said he didn't believe the Clippers wanted him back.

4d

Mason & Ireland react to the all the free agency moves made by the Lakers including a surprise player calling in and prepare you for the Rams vs Bucs on Monday Night Football

Steve Mason & John Ireland are excited about all the moves that Rob Pelinka made. Dennis Schroder, Wes Matthews, Montrezl Harrell, plus the return of KCP and Markieff Morris! Mase admits he was wrong about Pelinka after seeing the moves he's made in free agency. The guys get ready for the big Monday Night Football game between the Rams and Bucs. Plus, a late surprise as one of the newest Lakers, Montrezl Harrell calls into the show!

4d

The Jump: Who won free agency between the Lakers and Clippers?

Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins, Zach Lowe and Jackie MacMullan sort through all the winners and losers from free agency this weekend. PLUS we discuss the max extensions from the 2017 draft class: Jayson Tatum, De'Aaron Fox, Donovan Mitchell BUT no Bam Adebayo yet.

4d

J&J: Mahomes' Late Game Heroics In Vegas

Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss Mahomes' late game heroics in Vegas, the Saints dominating without Brees and the Titans running over the Ravens. Plus, the Lakers are the rich getting richer.

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.411th
Rebounds Per Game45.79th
Assists Per Game25.410th
Points Allowed107.64th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-193745.451
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317