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2017 Schedule
26-56, 4th in Pacific

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers announce Memorial Day pre-draft workout lineup (pic via Lakers' official Twitter):

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Is Lonzo making right call passing on Celtics workout? (1:43)
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Magic wouldn't trade Ingram (0:37)
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23h

Role play with Thompson & Trudell

Thompson and Trudell have a little fun during today's show. Listen as Lonzo Ball, played by Mychal Thompson, makes his request simple and clear to Rob Pelinka, played by Mike Trudell during his pre-draft interview.

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23h

Power hour with Thompson and Trudell

What's the possibility CP3 heads to the Spurs? Is GSW vulnerable heading into the Finals? Plus, Thompson & Trudell react to Magic's comments made during The Morning Show & discuss coach Gunner Peterson's role with the Lakers.

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23hBaxter Holmes

Magic: Ingram is only untouchable on Lakers

Magic Johnson considers Brandon Ingram, who averaged 9.4 points in his rookie season, to be the only untouchable player on the Lakers' roster.

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Lonzo declining Celtics workout not surprising (1:31)
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Magic Johnson: I want a competitor

Magic Johnson talks about the Lakers high expectations, which player is untouchable, how they are changing the organizational culture, what they are looking for from potential prospects and why they plan to pass on free agents this season.

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Dudley agrees with Ball's decision to not work out for Boston (1:18)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Thursday that Lonzo Ball has informed the Celtics he will not work out for them prior to the NBA draft. Appearing on Boston sports radio 98.5 the Sports Hub, Ainge said it's not an ideal situation with the Celtics eager to evaluate all top talent while owning the No. 1 pick but noted that the Celtics have drafted players that didn't work out for them in the past.

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Peterson on Lakers training regimen

Popular celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson was recently hired by the Lakers as the new director of strength and endurance training. He hops on with Marcellus and Kelvin to discuss his new role with the team.

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Does the future look bright for the Lakers?

The guys react to the Dodgers' win last night against the Cardinals and the Eastern Conference finals matchup. Thompson and Trudell also discuss the future Lakers and ESPN's Alden Gonzalez talks Rams football.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers have announced the hiring of former personal trainer Gunnar Peterson, who has worked with professional athletes across many sports, as their Director of Strength and Endurance Training, a new position. "From his time in college at Duke University until now, Gunnar has pursued excellence in training and fitness," Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka said in a news release. "Gunnar is a true pioneer and visionary at his craft, and will bring a new mentality to our weight room which we are all very excited about. Since Magic [Johnson] and I have worked with Gunnar in the past, we have a strong relationship." The team's previous head strength and conditioning coach, Tim DiFrancesco, recently resigned after six seasons with the team.

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Pippen: Magic a better comparison for LeBron (1:52)
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2dJ.A. Adande

#NBArank's most memorable images

There's no shortage of timeless pictures throughout NBA history, but we ranked the best 12. Kobe and Shaq's look of exhaustion after their first championship is one of several Laker-themed images to make the cut.

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Shelburne: 50% chance Lakers take Lonzo

Is Lonzo Ball a guaranteed pick for the Los Angeles Lakers? Plus, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne talks about the lack of competitiveness in this year's NBA playoffs, Durant's comments and the status of D'Angelo Russell.

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Larry Nance Jr. shares a classic Kobe story

Will Larry Nance Jr. enter the dunk contest next year? The Lakers forward jokingly talks about the team hitting a "50-game rough patch" last season and describes Luke Walton's coaching style. Plus, a classic Kobe story.

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Big Board 7.0: Lonzo Ball still No. 2

There was grumbling among scouts at the combine that Ball's father could hurt his draft stock, but he still has a great shot at landing No. 2 to the Lakers.

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Power hour with Thompson & Trudell

If LeBron James and the Cavs beat the Warriors, would he be considered better then Kobe? Plus, with Manu Ginobili most likely retiring, who's the NBA's greatest international player? All this and more on Thompson and Trudell.

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Amin Elhassan: LeBron or Kobe?

ESPN NBA Front Office Insider Amin Elhassan joins the Morning Show to react to Charles Barkley's comments regarding LeBron James and Kobe Bryant and explains where he ranks this year's Golden State Warriors team.

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Kobe, LeBron represent different kinds of clutch (2:30)

ESPN Staff  

Six more players will be working out for the Lakers on Tuesday: Arizona guard Kadeem Allen, Pittsburgh forward Jamel Artis, Clemson center Sidy Djitte, Georgia guard J.J. Frazier, Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson and Georgetown guard L.J. Peak.

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Barkley: If LeBron beats Warriors, I might put him at Kobe's level (2:01)
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Lakers luck, Warriors sweep

What should the Lakers do with their top pick? Plus, Allen Sliwa reacts to the Warriors' sweep against the Spurs, allowing them to reach their third straight NBA Finals appearance, and explains the importance of the Lakers' number 2 pick.

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What makes the best NBA images of all-time? (1:25)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.617th
Rebounds Per Game43.517th
Assists Per Game20.926th
Points Allowed111.528th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256
2013-142755.329
2012-134537.549