2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
0-6, 5th in Pacific

HR 3: Lights Out!

Travis and Sliwa marveled on how well Kenley Jansen has been pitching during the NLDS. And, with the NLDS and the SF Giants done, the fellas looked ahead to the Dodgers' next opponent in the NLCS: The Atlanta Braves. Plus, reaction to Russell Westbrook's quote about the Lakers' winless Preseason. Also, "The Dump" with the 33rd anniversary of Kirk Gibson's Game 1 Home Run in the 1988 World Series.

LeBron James scores 30 points in Lakers' final preseason game (1:56)
LeBron hikes ball to Westbrook on fancy opening bucket (0:23)
Stephen A. not worried about Westbrook's turnovers: It's the preseason (2:38)
How Maverick Carter and LeBron run SpringHill Entertainment (1:26)
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5dDave McMenamin

LeBron, AD, Russ talk patience after loss in debut

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook's first game action together resulted in a 111-99 loss to the Warriors, but their postgame message exuded positivity while preaching patience.

Westbrook finds Carmelo for alley-oop finish (0:41)
Rondo lobs to AD for pair of alley-oops in 1st quarter (0:36)
J.R. Smith makes his collegiate golf debut for North Carolina A&T (2:05)
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6dDave McMenamin

Sources: Lakers' Horton-Tucker to have surgery

Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker will have surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb, sources tell ESPN.

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7dDave McMenamin

AD: Lakers may struggle at first; can't 'skip steps'

As preseason losses have piled up for the Lakers, Anthony Davis said "it's going to be a totally different story on Tuesday" with him set to play alongside Russell Westbrook and LeBron James for the first time.

Check out this sweet dime from Chris Paul (0:19)
LeBron jokes with Steph to miss at FT line: 'Give me two, I ain't never seen it!' (0:20)
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10dTim Bontemps

Staples: Own vax rules unchanged by L.A. order

In the wake of the Los Angeles ordinance, Staples Center said it "will continue to follow the protocols" that require guests to show proof of being fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test.

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11dDave McMenamin

Ariza has ankle surgery, out at least two months

Los Angeles Lakers forward Trevor Ariza, who has missed most of training camp because of his ankle, underwent an arthroscopic debridement procedure Wednesday and will be re-evaluated in about eight weeks.

JaVale McGee nutmegs DeAndre Jordan (0:24)

HR 2: Survey Says!

The second hour started with more talk on who will fill in at First Base and the Outfield for the Dodgers while they are having injury woes. And, Pau Gasol officially retired and the Lakers announced he will get his number retired. Travis and Sli looked back on his career and how valuable he was during the back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with reaction to the big rainstorm that hit Southern California overnight. Plus, reaction to the NBA.com's annual GM survey.

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12dTim Bontemps

NBA GMs pick Nets to win title, Durant as MVP

In the annual survey of all 30 GMs by NBA.com, the Nets received 72% of the votes to win this season's title, followed by the Lakers (17%) and Bucks (10%). Kevin Durant was the MVP choice at 37%, ahead of the Mavericks' Luka Doncic (33%).

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P. Gasol, 2-time NBA champion, officially retires

Pau Gasol, who won two NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, announced his retirement from basketball Tuesday, ending a career that lasted more than two decades.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game109.522nd
Rebounds Per Game44.216th
Assists Per Game24.715th
Points Allowed106.72nd

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