2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
22-23, 3rd in Pacific
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3hDave McMenamin

Russ benched; Vogel had green light, sources say

Coach Frank Vogel pulled Russell Westbrook late in the Lakers' loss to the Pacers on Wednesday night, with sources saying Vogel had assurances that the organization would support him in taking a hard line in coaching the star.


Pacers roll past Lakers in 4th quarter for skid-stopping win

— Caris LeVert scored a franchise-record 22 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Malcolm Brogdon added 19 and the Indiana Pacers increased the pressure on Lakers coach Frank Vogel with a 111-104 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Caris LeVert puts up 30 points in win over Lakers (2:08)
Vogel doesn't feel his job with Lakers is 'under siege' (0:41)
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9hDave McMenamin

Vogel: Not feeling 'under siege' amid job chatter

Lakers coach Frank Vogel said repeatedly Wednesday that he is focused on the task at hand -- namely, getting L.A. turned around -- amid questions about his job security.

Stephen A. explains why Frank Vogel is on the hot seat (1:25)
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2dDave McMenamin

Lakers hold Jazz in check with bounce-back effort

LeBron James apologized to Lakers fans and the next night Los Angeles made the No. 1 offense in the league look sorry in a 101-95 win over the Utah Jazz on Monday.

Westbrook slams a ridiculous dunk over Gobert (0:30)
Stephen A. calls for Lakers to make a change (1:53)

Hour 3: Cowboy Catastrophe

The conversation around the botched ending of the Cowboys game continues. Where does Jerry Jones take this team from here, and will he fire Mike McCarthy? Fort Worth Star-Telegram Cowboys Reporter Clarence Hill Jr. joins the show the discuss that. Also, 7x All-Pro Steve Tasker joins the guys to talk about Josh Allen's epic performance. Plus, the guys discuss KD's injury, and the Lakers/Magic Johnson drama!

Westbrook responds to Magic Johnson's criticism of Lakers (0:35)
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4dDave McMenamin

Magic rips Lakers; 'entitled to opinion,' Russ says

Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook said Magic Johnson was "entitled to his opinion" after the former Lakers great was critical of the team's effort following a 37-point loss at Denver on Saturday night.

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6dDave McMenamin

Sources: Lakers optimistic AD returns end of Jan.

Anthony Davis participated in an individual on-court workout on Friday, and the Lakers are optimistic he could return sometime during L.A.'s long road trip at the end of the month, sources told ESPN.

Steph, LeBron lead NBA All-Star voting after second round (1:32)
Perk's 3-point plan to fix Russ (1:43)
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7dTim Bontemps

Curry maintains edge over LeBron in ASG vote

Stephen Curry and LeBron James are duking it out for the right to be a captain in next month's All-Star Game, a battle the Warriors star currently has the edge in by a little more than 77,000 votes.

Westbrook: I'll figure out how to get out of shooting slump (1:25)
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7dDave McMenamin

Russ 2-for-14 as Lakers drop another to Kings

Russell Westbrook said, "The word 'slump' isn't something I lean on," as he vowed to figure it out after four straight games of poor shooting.


James scores 34 but Lakers stumble, fall to Kings 125-116

— De’Aaron Fox scored 29 points, Chimezie Metu made a clutch 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings ended their longest losing streak of the season by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 125-116 on Wednesday night.

Chimezie Metu nails huge 3 to pad Kings' lead (0:21)

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Points Per Game111.37th
Rebounds Per Game45.212th
Assists Per Game24.312th

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