After defeating the Philadelphia 76ers at Staples Center, the Lakers hit the road for four games through Week 22.
Coach Byron Scott chose to shuffle the Lakers' starting lineup, moving Jeremy Lin and Ryan Kelly to the team's first unit.
The Lakers fell apart defensively in Oklahoma City, falling to the Thunder, 127-117.
The team traveled next to Minnesota, beating the Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99 -- which actually hurt the team's lottery position. The NBA acknowledged a key missed call that ultimately helped both teams.
Scott, who missed the first two games on the trip after the passing of his mother, returned to the team in Toronto against the Raptors. The Lakers were competitive but ultimately fell 94-83.
The week ended with a loss on Sunday to the Brooklyn Nets, 107-99.
Ed Davis was held out, coach's decision, and he wasn't happy about taking his turn on the sidelines.
Meanwhile, Steven Nash held a news conference to officially announce his retirement. While he struggled to keep his NBA dream alive, Nash finally accepted his fate.
Shaquille O'Neal said he regrets leaving Magic, wishes he had more patience.
Lakers rookie Julius Randle is working to get in shape for summer-league basketball.
Center Robert Sacre must improve his outside shooting. Forward Wesley Johnson faces "frustrating" free agency again this summer.
The Lakers may lose a second-round draft pick, with the Clippers surging.
Talk of the NBA draft starts with Duke's Jahlil Okafor.
Finally, Arizona forward Stanley Johnson is ready for game action at any level.
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