What Channel is the Lakers Game on Today? Start times and Lakers schedule for NBA Playoffs

What Channel is the Lakers Game on Today

So, everyone wants to know what channel is the Lakers game on today? Los Angeles kicks off the 2024 NBA Playoffs against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, April 20th, 2024. The opening game of the series will be on ABC followed by TNT. We’ll go over the specific game times, TV assignments, and Lakers Playoff schedule for you below. The Lakers second game against the Nuggets is on Monday on TNT on April 22nd.

What Channel is the Lakers Game on Today? 

The first game of the 2024 NBA Playoff series against the Denver Nuggets is on ABC. If you are looking to stream the game, NBA League Pass, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Fubo, and Hulu + Live TV will all have the game. Similarly, if you have a local ABC affiliate who broadcasts over the air, you can probably pick it up on a digital antenna as well (for free). 

When is the next Los Angeles Lakers game?Monday, April 22, 2024
Who is the Opposing Team?Denver Nuggets
Where are the Lakers playing?Denver
What time does the Lakers game start?7 PM PT
What channel is the Lakers game on?TNT
LA Lakers Schedule – April 22

What Time is the Lakers Game?

So, when you want to know what time is the Lakers game, you have to check and see where the game is being played. Since Denver is on Mountain Time, the game times are a little sooner for the away games than the home games. Game 1 tip off is 5:30 PM PT. Games 2 and 3 tip off at 7 PM PT. 

Where Do the Lakers Play Their Home Games?

Lebron James will be the oldest player in the Nuggets series at 39 years old.
Lebron James will be the oldest player in the Nuggets series at 39 years old.

If you are new to following the Lakers, they play their home games at Crypto.com Arena. If you are lucky enough to have a ticket to see them play Denver, you can get into the arena around an hour before tip-off for most playoff games. Just make sure you double check what Crypto.com has posted for the entrance times on the day of the game. 

2024 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule – NBA Playoffs

Here is the 2024 Los Angeles Lakers schedule for the NBA Playoffs. If LA is able to make it past the Denver Nuggets in the First Round, we’ll come back and update you with the Lakers game times, matchups, and Lakers TV schedule.The second and third games of the series with Denver will be shown on TNT. ABC broadcasts the fourth game. After that, we’ll have to wait and see what network is assigned for games #5 through #7 if required (it is a best of seven series, so first team to win four games moves on single elimination style). 

DateOpponentTime (PT)TV Info
April 20Nuggets5:30 PMABC
April 22Nuggets7:00 PMTNT
April 25Nuggets7:00 PMTNT
April 27Nuggets5:30 PMABC
April 29NuggetsTBD if necessaryTBD if necessary
May 2NuggetsTBD if necessaryTBD if necessary
May 4NuggetsTBD if necessaryTBD if necessary
2024 LA Lakers Playoff TV Schedule

What was the Lakers Record This Year? 

The LA Lakers record for the 2023-24 NBA regular season was 47-35. This showed a slight improvement over their 2022-23 record of 43-39. I don’t think we’ll talk about the 2021-22 (33-49) season anymore, so we’ll stop there 🙂 

2024 NBA Playoff Schedule

So, the 2024 NBA Play-In tournament is complete. We now have the 16 teams set for the first round of the NBA Playoffs. LA won their Play-in matchup over the New Orleans Pelicans and were able to earn the #7 seed to take on the #2 seed Denver Nuggets. We have the 2024 NBA Playoff TV schedule up here if you want to check out the schedules for the other teams too. 

LA Lakers Highlights from the 2024 NBA Play-In 

Here are some highlights from the Lakers win over the Pelicans in the Play-In for you to check out if you missed the game the other day. 

Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. March Madness is my favorite time of year before we hit the NBA and NHL playoffs. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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