While there are still (at least) three more games left in the 2010-2011 season it’s never too early to look to the future. Today the Lakers released their pre-season schedule for the 2011-2012 season. As is customary with pre-season schedules the Lakers will play several games in non-NBA arenas.
October 9th vs. Golden State Warriors @ Save Mart Center (Fresno)
October 12th vs. Atlanta Hawks @ Citizen Banks Arena (Ontario)
October 15th vs. Atlanta Hawks @ Staples Center (Los Angeles)
October 16th vs. Utah Jazz @ Staples Center (Los Angeles)
October 19th vs. Utah Jazz @ Honda Center (Anaheim)
October 21st vs. Sacramento Kings @ Thomas and Mack Center (Las Vegas)
October 25th vs. Los Angeles Clippers @ Valley View Casino Center (San Diego)
October 27th vs. Los Angeles Clippers @ Rabobank Arena (Bakersfield)
Which game looks the most intriguing to you? Is it possible for a pre-season game to get you excited for basketball after a long summer without the Lakers?
Here’s a quick look at one of the more entertaining pre-season moments in recent Lakers history:
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