The Lakers went winless through Week 19, falling to the Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks.
The team also fell March 1 to the Oklahoma City Thunder, making it five straight losses after the team had won three in a row.
In a strong showing in Miami, the Lakers lost control late in the game, falling 100-94 -- although the NBA acknowledged that a call was missed by officials in the final minute of play.
To the Lakers, Clarkson has overshadowed the more experienced Jeremy Lin.
The Lakers may also apply for a hardship exception, which would allow the team to go to 16 players.
Former Lakers guard Brian Shaw was fired as coach of the Denver Nuggets.
Jordan Hill showed support for the Komen Race for the Cure event.
Lakers assistant coach Thomas Scott said he tries to stay optimistic amid the losses.