LAKERS 2010 PRESEASON SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTED BY GAMES IN LONDON AND BARCELONA

Kobe/Pau 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, presented by Home Depot, and October 22 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.

Below is the complete 2010 Los Angeles Lakers preseason schedule:

DATE OPPONENTT LOCATION TIME (Pacific)
Oct. 4th Minnesota Timberwolves London (The O2) 12:00pm Pacific / 20:00 Local 
Oct. 7th Regal FC Barcelona Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 11:30am Pacific / 20:30 Local  
Oct. 13th Sacramento Kings Las Vegas, NV (Thomas and Mack Center) 7:00pm
Oct. 16th Denver Nuggets Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center) 7:30pm
Oct. 17th Jazz or Clippers Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center) 7:30pm
Oct. 19th Utah Jazz Anaheim, CA (Honda Center) 7:00pm
Oct. 21st Golden State Warriors San Diego, CA (San Diego Sports Arena) 7:00pm
Oct. 22nd Golden State Warriors Ontario, CA (Citizens Business Bank Arena) 7:00pm

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 at STAPLES Center will go on sale on October 2nd at 10am with the regular season tickets. You can find more information here. Tickets are sold out for the London and Barcelona games.


Ticket Information

London
O2 Arena
Monday, October 4, 2010 @ 12:00pm Pacific / 20:00 Local
Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
This game will be shown by KCAL 9 at 7pm Pacific time and be broadcast live by 710 ESPN at 12pm Pacific

This game is sold-out

Barcelona
Palau Sant Jordi
Thursday, October 7, 2010 @ 11:30am Pacific / 20:30 Local
Lakers vs. Regal FC Barcelona
This game will be shown by KCAL 9 at 7pm Pacific time and live on ESPN@ and be radio broadcast live by 710 ESPN at 11:30am Pacific

This game is sold-out

Las Vegas
Thomas and Mack Center at UNLV
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 @ 7:00pm
Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings

Tickets on Sale: Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM
For tickets, call 739-FANS or visit unlvtickets.com

Preseason Shootout
STAPLES Center
Saturday and Sunday, October 16th and 17th, 2010 @ 4:30pm/7:30pm
10/16: Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets @ 7:30pm, Clippers vs. Utah Jazz @ 4:30pm
10/17: Lakers vs. LAC or UTA @ 7:30pm, Denver Nuggets vs. LAC or UTA @ 4:30pm

Tickets on Sale: Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at 10:00 AM
For tickets, call 1-800-4-NBA-TIXS or visit Ticketmaster.com.
Tickets are good for both games for the date purchased. The Lakers play at 7:30pm on both nights and will face the Clippers or Jazz on Sunday based on the results of Saturday's games.

Anaheim
Honda Center
Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 @ 7:00pm
Lakers vs. Utah Jazz

Tickets on Sale: Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM
For tickets, call 1-800-4-NBA-TIXS or visit Ticketmaster.com.
Groups of 15 or more call 714.704.2420 or visit www.hondacenter.com , or call 1-800-398-7021 or www.socalgroups.com

San Diego, Presented by Home Depot
San Diego Sports Arena
Thursday, October 21, 2010 @ 7:00pm
Lakers vs. Golden State

Tickets on Sale: Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM
For tickets, call 1-800-4-NBA-TIXS, visit Ticketmaster.com or call 619-220-tixs(8497).
Groups of 15 or more call 1-619-224-4171 ext. 311 or email groups@sandiegoarena.com

Ontario
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Friday, October 22, 2010 - 7:00pm
Lakers vs. Golden State

Tickets on Sale: Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM
For tickets, call 1-800-4-NBA-TIXS or visit Ticketmaster.com.