Tuesday, April 13, 2010


EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have announced the preseason schedule for the 2010-11 season, along with ticket purchase information. The preseason line-up includes games against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers, and is highlighted by games in London and Barcelona as part of NBA Europe Live 2010.

The Lakers will kick off the 2010 preseason on October 4 when they take on the Timberwolves in London.  The Lakers will then travel to Barcelona, where they will face off against Euroleague powerhouse Regal FC Barcelona on October 7.  The Lakers will then head to Las Vegas, where they will play the Kings on October 13 at the Thomas and Mack Center. 

The Lakers will host their annual shootout at STAPLES Center on October 16 and 17.  In addition to the Lakers, teams scheduled to participate in the event are the Nuggets, Jazz and Clippers. 

The Lakers will then play the Jazz in Anaheim at the Honda Center on October 19, before wrapping up the preseason with games against the Warriors on October 21 at the San Diego Sports Arena and October 22 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.

Below is the complete 2010 Los Angeles Lakers preseason schedule:

DATE              OPPONENT                           LOCATION                                                   TIME

Oct. 4              Minnesota Timberwolves       London (The O2)                                            TBD
Oct. 7              Regal FC Barcelona               Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi)                         TBD   

Oct. 13                        Sacramento Kings                  Las Vegas, NV (Thomas and Mack Center) 7:00 pm

Oct. 16                        Nuggets, Jazz or Clippers      Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center)             7:30 pm

Oct. 17                        Nuggets, Jazz or Clippers      Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center)             7:30 pm

Oct. 19                        Utah Jazz                                Anaheim, CA (Honda Center)                                   7:00 pm

Oct. 21                        Golden State Warriors                       San Diego, CA (San Diego Sports Arena)     7:00 pm

Oct. 22                        Golden State Warriors                       Ontario, CA (Citizens Business Bank Arena)            7:00 pm

Individual game tickets for the Lakers preseason games in Las Vegas, Anaheim, San Diego and Ontario will go on sale at 10:00 am on Monday, April 19.  Tickets for games in Anaheim, San Diego and Ontario will be sold at Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.com, and available by phone at 1-800-4-NBA-TIX.  Tickets for the game in Las Vegas can be purchased at unlvtickets.com or by phone at 702-739-FANS.  Group seats for the game in Anaheim are available for purchase by calling 714-704-2420 or visiting www.hondacenter.com. Group seats for the game in San Diego are available by calling 619-224-4171 ext. 311 or emailing groups@sandiegoarena.com.  Tickets for the preseason games in Europe and at STAPLES Center will go on sale at a later date.

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