With their Sunday night loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Lakers have two wins in 16 games, putting them last in the Western Conference.
They'll play four road games through Week 6, visiting the Philadelphia 76ers (0-18), Washington Wizards (6-8), Atlanta Hawks (11-8) and Detroit Pistons (8-9).
Through five weeks of play, the Lakers are two wins behind the cumulative prediction of 4-12.Read more
Coach Byron Scott said he was upset with his team's play, though the Lakers didn't have much time to improve, drawing the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday.
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The Lakers (2-14) lost their sixth straight game on Sunday night, falling to the Indiana Pacers (11-5). Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 107-103 loss at Staples Center.
1. The Lakers' first quarter was particularly bad, with the team missing 18 of 20 shots (10.0%).
In addition to Kobe Bryant's one-of-eight performance (two points), Jordan Clarkson hit one of three.Read more
While the focus Sunday night was on Kobe Bryant, who announced he'll retire after the season, the Lakers lost a tight one to the Indiana Pacers, 107-103, at Staples Center.
Despite a miserable start, the Lakers overcame a 22-point deficit to close to within two points on Metta World Peace's three-pointer with 23.6 seconds left on the clock.Read more