They'll play three times through Week 21, visiting the
To date, the Lakers are one better than the cumulative prediction of 16-49.
Monday at Golden State Warriors
The Lakers have beaten the Warriors this season without
Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the rest of the Warriors should have enough to exact revenge on the Lakers.
Thursday vs. Utah Jazz
The Lakers knocked off the Jazz in Utah in late February, but the Jazz have emerged in recent weeks as one of the league's better defensive squads, winning their last five.
The paring of big men
Sunday vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Like the Lakers, the Sixers struggle to close out games. Philadelphia has young talent, notably
The 76ers are one of the three teams the Lakers have a chance to catch in the draft lottery standings.
If the Lakers do not finish with a top-five pick, Philadelphia will get the Lakers' selection (via the