Lakers Ticket Information

Preseason Tickets

The schedule for the 2018 preseason will be announced in May. The Lakers play their preseason games at a variety of venues across California and Las Vegas. Games are played from late September to mid October.

Regular Season Tickets

The 2017-18 regular season has concluded. Tickets for the 2018-19 regular season will go onsale to the public after the schedule is announced in August. The regular season runs from mid October through mid April.

Tickets will be available through and Lakers Ticket Exchange. Ticket Exchange is the most secure way to get tickets from other fans, with tickets verified by Ticketmaster.

  • Season Seats: Visit our season ticket waiting list page to get information on joining our waiting list to become a Lakers season ticket member.

  • Group Tickets: Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of our group tickets packages. Get more information on our group tickets page or email us at

  • Map and Prices: You can consult our 3D virtual arena map to familiarize yourself with STAPLES Center prior to searching for tickets. An updated map for the 2018-19 season will be uploaded once it is available, so the current map is only a guide. Ticket prices vary by game and location. You can find specific prices for each game when you find the event you're interested in on, once tickets go onsale.

We will update our list of in-arena giveaways and promotions on our Giveaways page. once that information is available after the schedule for the season is released.

Lakers Gold Experience

The Lakers offer fans the opportunity to upgrade their seats or find unique experiences on the day of the game, right from the official Los Angeles Lakers App. You can register using the app at any time during the season, for any game. Look out for alerts six (6) hours prior to tip-off for experiences and two (2) hours prior to tip-off for seats letting you know what opportunities are available for that game. Subject to availability. Upgrade your gameday experience now by downloading the Lakers Mobile App: Android | iOS

Playoff Tickets

For qualifying teams, the playoffs run between April and June with details on tickets being released later in the season. Tickets for later rounds become available after the current series ends.

Where to purchase

You can purchase tickets through the following means:

  • Tickets are available online at
  • Through Lakers Ticket Exchange, where you get tickets direct from other Lakers fans, verified by Ticketmaster.
  • At the STAPLES Center Box Office. STAPLES Center Box Office will not sell tickets on the first date of a public on-sale.
  • You may also charge tickets by phone by calling 1-888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849).

STAPLES Center Bag Policy

Fans attending games should be aware that all bags larger than 14" x 14" x 6” (i.e. backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc.) will be prohibited from entry into the arena, in accordance with STAPLES Center and NBA policy. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis for guests with special medical needs or guests with infant bags (with an infant present). Please consult the STAPLES Center Guest Services page for all the policies for games at STAPLES Center. To read more about STAPLES Center policies, click here.

Lakers Ticket Exchange

If you want to get access to our best locations, buy straight from other Lakers fans through the Lakers Ticket Exchange. Ticket Exchange is safe and secure and is the only outlet on the secondary (resale) ticket market recommended by the Lakers and has tickets verified by Ticketmaster. If you are unfamiliar with the buying process through Ticket Exchange, please learn more at our Ticket Exchange FAQ's below. Or buy tickets through Lakers Ticket Exchange.

Ticket Exchange FAQ

Welcome to the Los Angeles Lakers Ticket Exchange where you can buy tickets from Los Angeles Lakers Season Ticket holders! Whether you're buying tickets for yourself or a large group, the Lakers and Ticketmaster have made it easy to look for and buy the tickets you want.

What is the Los Angeles Lakers Ticket Exchange?

At the Los Angeles Lakers Ticket Exchange, you can purchase tickets directly from Los Angeles Lakers season ticket holders. Just browse our listings and purchase the Los Angeles Lakers tickets that you want. Your tickets are delivered to you electronically via TicketFast®. After your purchase, a link to print your tickets is sent to the email address you provided once your tickets are confirmed by the seller.

How do I buy tickets from the Los Angeles Lakers Ticket Exchange?

Here are complete instructions on how to use Ticket Exchange

To Purchase Tickets:
  1. Go to to view a listing of all Lakers home games.
  2. Scroll down to the game you would like to purchase tickets for and select "Buy Tickets" to see all available tickets for that particular game.
  3. You may sort your listing by Price, Section, or Row. You can also filter the available seats by Quantity and/or by setting a Price Range.
  4. You can also use the interactive seating map to find seats in a particular section(s).
  5. Select the tickets you would like to purchase, click Buy, and proceed to checkout.

The original tickets are cancelled and you will be able to print your electronic tickets online. If you don't see the tickets you want, check back often for new postings by other season ticket holders.

Do I have to pay any fees to use this service?

If you buy tickets on Lakers Ticket Exchange, you will pay the displayed price plus a 20% service fee. Additionally, you will be charge an authentication verification delivery fee of $4.95 per order, which will be retained by Ticketmaster.

How will my tickets be delivered?

After you complete your purchase, your tickets will be delivered electronically via TicketFast®. A link to print your tickets will be sent to the email address you provided once your tickets are confirmed by the seller.

What if I have questions or concerns about my purchase?

Lakers Ticket Exchange by TicketsNow via email at, or call 800-842-7112.

Can I return my tickets if I change my mind?

All ticket sales are final — no returns, refunds or exchanges. The same applies to all other items.

What happens if the event is rescheduled, postponed or cancelled?

Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed due to weather conditions or situations affecting the performers, players, other personnel or staff or the audience. Refunds will not be issued in the event of a postponement. This ticket will be good for the rescheduled date. If the event is cancelled, you will receive your refund via a credit to the credit card you used to purchase the ticket. Please hold on to your ticket and please check this web site to see if any additional instructions are posted.

Click here to buy tickets through Lakers Ticket Exchange.


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