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2018 Schedule
23-34, 3rd in Pacific

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How's it feel to be back in LA? "I'm still a little bit of purple and gold."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

adidas redid the Crazy 1 (originally the adidas Kobe 1) with a Futurecraft 4D bottom. Here's a look from 747 Warehouse St.

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Lakers' Channing Frye gets appendix removed

Lakers forward Channing Frye underwent an appendectomy on Friday in Cleveland, joking on Twitter he would be able to dunk "at least" three times a month with it removed.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Channing Frye underwent a Laparoscopic Appendectomy last night in Cleveland, the Lakers announced. Frye will be re-evaluated in a week.

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How Do You Manage Lavar Ball Successfully

ESPN NBA Insider Ramona Shelburne weighs in on the Lavar Ball situation and how to manage him, what effect this has on Lonzo, if the Lakers will trade Lonzo and more.

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PJ Carlesimo Says, "He's Not Just Rational"

Legendary basketball coach PJ Carlesimo explains how he would handle the Lavar Ball situation, talks about the Warriors and Cavaliers running on fumes, and previews the NBA All-Star game.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Lakers' trio at the Rising Stars Game.

Kuzma, Brown connect on sweet alley-oop (0:15)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers president Jeanie Buss and general manager Rob Pelinka are center court for tonight's Rising Stars game featuring Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma. Lonzo Ball is on the bench and not playing tonight.


ESPN Los Angeles ESPN 

Shooting 101 with the Lakers Rookies. Kuzma impersonating Lonzo and vice versa. They finished warmups with 2 games of "Around the World", each won 1.


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Gary Payton talks about his son, two-way Laker Gary Payton II with Mason & Ireland.


Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Lonzo Ball seems to be warmed up.


Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma getting warm.


Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Everyone trying to practice those half court shots.

Kobe on the Lakers: 'You shouldn't need recruiting to come here' (0:52)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Quavo says he shouted out Big Baller Brand on "Motorcycle Patches" because he likes their family values of sticking together.


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What skill would Brandon Ingram take from one of the 2018 NBA All-Stars?


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If Kuz had a superpower what would it be? And who would design the costume?


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Who is Brandon Ingram most excited to play with & against tonight in the Rising Stars Game?


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What Lakers Legend do you reach out to most for advice?

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Kyle Kuzma & Brandon Ingram get the loudest reactions from the home crowd during Rising Stars Practice.

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Kobe: Only 'special' players can be on Lakers

Kobe Bryant told ESPN's Jalen Rose that it takes a special kind of player to want to play for the Lakers franchise, and that if he has to persuade anyone to uphold the Lakers' standard, that player should go someplace else.

Max: Lonzo's critics need to 'fall back' (2:46)
Wolves storm past Lakers (1:29)

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.311th
Rebounds Per Game46.22nd
Assists Per Game23.59th
Points Allowed110.228th

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