2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
37-45, 4th in Pacific
Missing playoffs gives LeBron needed mental and physical rest (1:03)
Pippen: Ty Lue would work, but it comes down to personnel (1:38)
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2dAdrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin

Sources: Lakers want 2nd Lue, Williams meetings

Ty Lue met with Lakers GM Rob Pelinka for about 90 minutes Friday, a prelude to what the Lakers hope will be more detailed discussions with top candidates Lue and Monty Williams as soon as next week, sources told ESPN.

Would Riley leave Miami for the Lakers? (1:38)
Woj: Lakers have crucial choice ahead with coaching vacancy (1:50)
3d

ESPN NBA Reporter Brian Windhorst

Cari Champion sits down with Brian Windhorst to discuss the future of the Los Angeles Lakers and what’s going on in this year’s NBA playoffs.

Stephen A.: Kawhi would not be a good fit with LeBron (1:54)
Stephen A.: Pelinka shouldn't be Lakers' decision maker (1:57)
Rose: 'If I'm Boogie, I re-sign in Golden State' (1:52)
Max: 'Kobe Bryant is ruining the Lakers' (1:36)
Pierce: Lakers' coaching candidates are people LeBron respects (1:58)
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8dAdrian Wojnarowski

Lakers get OK to meet with Williams, sources say

The Lakers have been granted permission to discuss their head-coach opening with 76ers assistant Monty Williams. Williams and Tyronn Lue have been the focus of the Lakers' coaching search thus far.

Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN 

The Lakers have been granted permission to meet and discuss head coaching job with 76ers assistant Monty Williams, league sources tell ESPN.

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8dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Walton reaches deal to coach Kings

Luke Walton, who mutually parted ways with the Lakers on Friday, has agreed to a deal in principle to coach the Sacramento Kings, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Jefferson: Lakers HC position is 'not a great job' (0:59)
Kobe, Warriors shine on record-breaking night (0:50)
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12dDave McMenamin and Ohm Youngmisuk

Luke Walton couldn't outcoach the Lakers' dysfunction

Walton seemed to be on the clock as soon as the Lakers signed LeBron James, and a season of unrealistic expectations and injuries reached fevered levels in the days before his firing.

Woj: Lue, Williams the candidates for Lakers' job (0:50)
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9dOhm Youngmisuk

Sources: Lakers coach search eyes Lue, Williams

Luke Walton is out as head coach of the Lakers, the team announced Friday. Ty Lue and Monty Williams are seen as the central candidates to replace him, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Team Stats

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

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-193745.451
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256