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Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers preview
Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers preview

Monday's visit to Philadelphia may be the most important game left on the Lakers' schedule. The Lakers (19-53) owe their 2015 first-round pick to the 76ers (18-56), via the Phoenix Suns and the Steve Nash trade, provided it's not a top-five selection. A Lakers' loss would give the Sixers their 19th victory, evening the race to the bottom in the win column. If the Lakers can climb to third in the NBA draft lottery standings, the team would have a 96% chance of staying in the top five. At fourth, where they currently reside, the Lakers have an 83.8% chance of keeping their pick. Nick Young is out with a knee injury for the Lakers, while Ronnie Price (elbow), Kobe...

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