The team lost a pair of exhibition games to the
Confusing matters, the team had to travel through time to get home.
"They land at 10 p.m. Friday, three hours before their 1 a.m. Saturday departure from China, a 12-hour flight and a 15-hour time change adding up to a reversal in time," as reported by The Times on Thursday.
Before the Lakers left, they took a team picture in Shanghai.
The Lakers have won just two of six preseason games. They'll play the
So far the Lakers have five players averaging double figures, led by Pau Gasol (14.2 points a game),
The regular season starts Oct. 29 at home against the