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Lakers vs. Warriors Preview and Game Thread: Can the Lakers pick up where they left off?

The Lakers’ success in the final stretch of the regular season will depend on whether or not they can build on their improved play before the All-Star break, starting with the Warriors on Thursday.

NBA All-Star Game Preview and Game Thread: Back to West vs East

LeBron James and Anthony Davis are set to compete in their first All-Star game together since 2020 on Sunday in Indianapolis.

Lakers vs. Jazz Preview and Game Thread: Battle for seeding

The Lakers can create separation and earn the tie-breaker against the Jazz with a win on Wednesday but will have to do it without LeBron James.

Lakers vs. Pistons and Game Thread Preview: First look at Spencer Dinwiddie in the purple and gold

Spencer Dinwiddie makes his Lakers debut on Tuesday against a very familiar foe for him in the Pistons.

Lakers vs. Pelicans Preview and Game Thread: A chance to bounce back at home

After a loss to the Nuggets, the Lakers look to get back in the win column against the team they’re trying to catch in the standings in the Pelicans.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Preview and Game Thread: The day LA unveils Kobe Bryant’s statue

On top of celebrating Kobe Bryant, the trade deadline and a rematch against the Nuggets will round up an interesting day for the purple and gold

Lakers vs. Hornets Preview and Game Thread: Can the Lakers keep the same energy?

The Lakers need to make it a goal to improve their record against teams below .500 with a chance to prove that against the Hornets.

Lakers vs. Knicks Preview and Game Thread: Looking to snap New York’s nine game wining streak

The Lakers are stumbling upon the current hottest team in the league who have won nine out of their last 10

Lakers vs. Celtics Preview and Game Thread: This is turning out to be a nightmare season

The Lakers will have to play a near-perfect game to beat the Celtics on the road on Thursday.

Lakers vs. Hawks Preview and Game Thread: Potential trade partners go at it

The Lakers’ chance to win this one will heavily depend on the effort and energy they decide to play with on Tuesday against the Hawks.

Lakers vs. Rockets Preview and Game Thread: Looking to keep the strong momentum going

The Lakers will look to stay undefeated in this vital six-game road trip against the Rockets.

Lakers vs. Warriors Preview and Game Thread: Semifinals rematch

It’ll be interesting to see how often Darvin Ham goes back to the starting unit that got past the Warriors in the semifinals last season

Lakers vs. Bulls Preview and Game Thread: There’s still a lot of fight left in this team

The Lakers showed that there’s still a lot of fight in them but can that propel them to finally string some wins together on Thursday against the Bulls?

Lakers vs. Clippers Preview and Game Thread: What’s up with the vibes around this team?

The only chance the Lakers have to beat the Clippers is if everyone in the rotation contributes in the scoring department

Lakers vs. Blazers Preview and Game Thread: Which Laker team is going to show up?

The Lakers need to match the intensity of their opponent every night, especially one that’s desperate to win games like the Blazers will be on Sunday.

Lakers vs. Nets Preview and Game Thread: Looking to keep the good groove going

Now is the perfect opportunity for the Lakers to capitalize on this small momentum they’ve built and keep the good grove going against the Nets on Friday.

Lakers vs. Mavericks Preview and Game Thread: Was moving to the old starting lineup the right move?

The Lakers picked up a big win against the Thunder and will now look to build momentum with a game against Luka Doncic and the Mavs.

Lakers vs. Thunder Preview and Game Thread: How can L.A. move past their struggles?

The Lakers need to solve their inconsistencies before it becomes one of the reasons for their downfall this season, but things won’t get any easier on Monday against the Thunder.

Lakers vs. Jazz Preview and Game Thread: Battle against the hottest team in the Western Conference

The Lakers are stumbling upon a Jazz that’s been rolling as of late, setting up a very interesting contest on Saturday.

Lakers vs. Suns Preview and Game Thread: Two teams looking to get right

Both the Lakers and Suns badly need a victory to make up for their struggles of late, setting up an interesting matchup on Thursday.

Lakers vs. Raptors Preview and Game Thread: Is L.A’s dry spell over or not?

The Lakers need to string as many wins as they can to make up for their subpar performance in the last three weeks and they will get another chance against the Raptors.

Lakers vs. Clippers Preview and Game Thread: Two teams heading in different directions

The Lakers face their hallway rivals looking to end their four-game losing streak.

Lakers vs. Grizzlies Preview and Game Thread: A chance to bounce back

The Lakers have an opportunity to get over their awful loss on Wednesday with a game against the Grizzlies.

Lakers vs. Heat Preview and Game Thread: Can the Lakers start 2024 with a win?

The Lakers will try to start the new year right with a win against the Heat at home.

Lakers vs. Pelicans Preview and Game Thread: A rematch of the NBA in-season tournament semi-final

The Lakers will attempt to close out the year strong, facing off against Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans on the road.

Lakers vs. Timberwolves Preview and Game Thread: A chance at redemption?

For the second time in just over a week, Lakers will have a chance to match up with one of the top teams in the Western Conference in the Timberwolves.

Lakers vs. Hornets Preview and Game Thread: Final home game of the year

The Lakers play their final home game of 2023 against a beatable Hornets squad, but will they execute and win?

Lakers vs. Celtics Preview and Game Thread: Rivalry renewed in Christmas tradition

The league’s best rivalry is renewed this season as the NBA continues its Christmas Day tradition with a Lakers-Celtics showdown.

Lakers vs. Thunder Preview and Game Thread: A must-win in December?

In hopes of snapping their losing streak, the Lakers are treating Saturday’s game as a must-win, which adds another layer to a tough match-up with the Thunder.

Lakers vs. Timberwolves Preview and Game Thread: The best team in the West is up next

Can the Lakers end their three-game losing streak and beat the top-seed Timberwolves?

Lakers vs. Bulls Preview and Game Thread: The Zach LaVine Cup

Can the Lakers end their two-game losing streak and beat a Bulls team whose players they may or may not be eyeing?

Lakers vs. Knicks Preview and Game Thread: In season tournament banner night

Can the Lakers’ In-Season Tournament championship celebration serve as extra motivation to help the team get past the Knicks?

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