2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
37-45, 4th in Pacific
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Reports: 'Space Jam 2' cast to include AD, CP3

LeBron James will have plenty of stars joining him in the cast of "Space Jam 2," as multiple reports say Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and Chris Paul will be in the sequel to the 1996 box-office smash that starred Michael Jordan.

Max advises AD not to waive $4M trade bonus (1:39)
How the Lakers can clear cap space (1:32)
Woj: Lakers want Davis deal done by July 6 (1:25)

Lakers are Scrabbling to get AD

The Lakers may not being getting Anthony Davis! ESPN NBA Front Office Insider, Bobby Marks joined Freddie & Fitzsimmons to break down what's going on.

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2dAdrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks

Sources: Lakers hustling to create max salary slot

The Lakers were engaging additional teams on Tuesday to take on the contracts of three players on the roster, trying to create a max salary slot, league sources told ESPN.

Adrian Wojnarowski NBA 

Lakers are trying to expand Anthony Davis trade and create ability to open max salary slot on July 6, sources tell @BobbyMarks42 and me. Lakers offering contracts of Mo Wagner, Jemerrio Jones and Isaac Bonga to additional teams, so L.A. can satisfy CBA rules on creating $32M in space.

Pippen: AD will win MVP next year (1:54)

The Right Time: AD trade, Rockets' dysfunction and more

Bomani dives into every facet of Anthony Davis' trade from the Pelicans to the Lakers. Did Rob Pelinka not realize that the timing of the trade would mess up their salary cap situation? Are they the favorites in the west now (0:36)? Also, Bo thinks you should stop asking who "won" the trade in the context of the Pelicans (16:20). Has the new ESPN story about the Rockets' dysfunction made us forget how good they are (28:13)? Plus, in IYHH Bo and Greg Cote cover OJ's entrance to Twitter (40:00) and "DJ" Mike Hitman discusses the folly of the Celtics and more (51:47)


An overview of the 2019 NBA draft

Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Bobby Marks and Mike Schmitz chat about the Wizards’ push to hire Masai Ujiri (1:30), the top of the 2019 NBA draft (6:50), how deep the draft is (23:30), what a warroom is like on draft day (31:45) and one thing to look out for on draft night (54:30).

Woj: Kawhi's focus is on Clippers, not Lakers (1:28)
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3dDoug Kezirian

Field favored vs. Cali teams in NBA title prop bet

Caesars Sportsbook posted a unique proposition on whether a team from California will win the 2019-20 NBA championship. That includes the Lakers, Clippers, Warriors and Kings (Yes +165).


Lowe Post: Trade Reaction, Boston, 2020 Title Chase

Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the Anthony Davis trade (1:48), what's next for the Pelicans and Lakers (20:10), Boston's year from hell (32:27), the wide-open 2020 title chase (49:19), free agency, and much more.

Stephen A.: Lakers as title favorites is 'valid' (2:04)
LaVar claims he's happy Lakers traded Lonzo (1:12)
Jones: Lakers a 'strong possibility' for Kawhi after AD trade (1:11)
Jalen: 'Can we put some respect on Rob Pelinka's name?' (1:49)
AD needs to prove to Lakers the trade is worth it (1:10)
Should Kyrie reunite with LeBron on the Lakers? (2:33)

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Josh Hart is among those at The Forum playing in the Fortnite Pro-Am, which pins celebrities/athletes with professional gamers for charity. He's wearing a New Orleans Pelicans T-shirt.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LA artist/muralist Gustavo Zermeno Jr. wasted no time in getting up the latest Lakers' superstar street mural of Anthony Davis. Zermeno has produced Lakers murals of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and many others.

Davis trade to be finalized July 6 (1:41)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.816th
Rebounds Per Game46.66th
Assists Per Game25.611th
Points Allowed113.521st

Team History