Los Angeles Lakers Live Stream | Watch L.A. Games TV & Online
LeBron James playing against the Lakers in 2016By: Erik Drost
Watch all LA Lakers games on live TV or stream their games online with our complete guide. We detail all the best options to watch Lakers games on your TV: over-the-air, with cable, cord-cutting options or on satellite TV - also how to live stream Lakers games right on your TV, computer, mobile device or streaming box. We also help you compare cable plan prices and free trial offers.
Lakers Team Links & Apps
Follow your Lakers throughout the season and into the playoffs with their official NBA team page. Includes live game trackers, stats, rosters, highlight videos, interviews and all the team's latest breaking news and events. And the app gives similar Lakers access and is available on either Android or iOS smartphones and tablets.
|Lakers Website & App||Summary / Supported Devices|
|Lakers Official Website||NBA.com site for the Lakers (typically redirects to current game tracker if in action)|
|Lakers Mobile App||Official Lakers mobile app. Works on most any Android or iOS device.|
National TV Channels Airing Los Angeles Lakers Games this Season
Lakers Local TV/Radio Broadcasts
Spectrum SportsNet is a regional sports TV network for the LA area, owned and operated by Charter Communications. The Lakers have arranged to exclusively air many of their games locally on this network. This channel also simulcasts some nationally televised Lakers games from ESPN, TNT, ABC or NBA-TV. Spectrum SportsNet serves as the team's flagship TV station.
If you live in the LA region, these cable providers offer plans that carry Spectrum SportsNet: Charter Spectrum, DirecTV, AT&T U-verse, Cox, Catalina Broadband and Hawaiian Telcom.
Once you have the channel in your cable package you can live stream Lakers games from the Spectrum SportsNet website or use their Apple or Android app. **You have be in the LA area to access either the live stream or live TV channel broadcast.
Listen to local play-by-play calls of Lakers games on their flagship radio station ESPN LA. The Lakers also have a network of affiliates simulcasting ESPN LA game calls throughout southern California, Las Vegas and New Mexico.
The online stream won't broadcast live games outside of its radio market and in some cases the radio broadcast will only work on an FM/AM radio.
For online radio consider a one-time purchase of NBA Audio Pass. $9.99 gets you access to a full season's worth of live play-by-play, for all teams. Choose between home or away broadcasts.
Los Angeles Lakers Broadcast Team
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Spectrum SportsNet Broadcast Team
Bill Macdonald has been the Lakers play-by-play announcer for Spectrum SportsNet since 2012. He's actually been calling Lakers games since 1985 when their games aired locally on Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket. Notably Macdonald called the game where Kobe Bryant scored 81 points, back in January 22 of 2006. Macdonald has won multiple local Emmys for his broadcasting skills over the years. And his resume extends to other Lakers roles - like hosting 'Lakers Live' for years in the past and routinely calling games on the radio.
Stu Lantz joins Bill in the booth as the color commentator for every single Lakers game on Spectrum SportsNet. Stu's been a part of the NBA scene for over 40 years. He's been a broadcaster for over three decades and specifically a color commentator since 2004. His skills earned him many local Emmys as well. But before Lantz took to broadcasting he was in the NBA. He played for San Diego and Detroit from 1970-74 and ended his pro career as a Laker, having played two seasons in LA. He retired due to back issues. Notably his alma matter Nebraska retired his number in 1989 during a Lakers' preseason game.
Mike Trudell has been the Lakers sideline reporter on this local broadcast since 2012. Beyond that Trudell has been the team's beat reporter for their website since 2008 and has done sideline calls for Lakers local radio in the past. Mike is also a frequent analyst and fill-in host on Spectrum SportsNet shows.
TV Providers that carry the next Los Angeles Lakers game (on ABC)
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