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Nick Young finally found the reason for his horrible season.
Guard Wayne Ellington met Tuesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Byron Scott for his exit meeting after his season ended early because of a shoulder injury.
The Lakers (21-59) finish the season with a two-game set against the Kings (27-53), starting on Monday night in Sacramento.
The Lakers (21-59) finished Week 24 with two players going down in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
The Lakers finished Week 23 with a 106-78 blowout at the hands of the Clippers on Sunday.
The Lakers stopped a five-game skid with a 106-98 victory over the depleted Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Jeremy Lin missed another game because of a sore left knee, creating a natural question.
On Friday at Staples Center, the Lakers (20-58) draw the only team worse off than they are in the Western Conference.
On Thursday, Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns declared for the 2015 NBA draft.
After falling to the Clippers (53-26) on Tuesday night at Staples Center, the Lakers have a quick turnaround, traveling to Denver to visit the Denver Nuggets (28-49) on Wednesday.
Here are five takeaways from the Clippers' 105-100 win over the Lakers.
The Lakers (20-56) will try to give a better performance Tuesday, visiting the Clippers (52-26) at Staples Center.
The Lakers (20-55) can play spoiler Sunday night at Staples Center, hosting the playoff-bound Clippers (51-26).
On Friday, Jordan Clarkson was named the NBA's Western Conference rookie of the month for March.
The Portland Trail Blazers (48-26) lost a critical game on Wednesday night to the Clippers (50-26), weakening the Blazers' chance at home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Jordan Clarkson hit the game-winning layup with less than a second left in overtime, to give the Lakers a 113-111 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Lakers (20-54) fell on Wednesday night to the New Orleans Pelicans (40-34). Here are five takeaways from their 113-92 loss at Staples Center.
Pelicans 60, Lakers 49 (halftime)
The Lakers (19-53) finished Week 22 with two straight losses after a win in Minnesota against the Timberwolves (16-57).