Lakers coach Phil Jackson delivered the scoop on this back in October, but the team will head to London and Barcelona to play two exhibitions next October. The NBA finally got around to releasing the details this morning. The Lakers will face Kurt Rambis and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Oct. 4 in London and then travel to Pau Gasol’s native Spain to play Regal FC Barcelona on Oct. 7 at the Palau Sant Jordi. No word yet on the Lakers’ other exhibitions. Usually, they make a tour of Southern California and Las Vegas.
UPDATE: The Lakers released the rest of their exhibition schedule this afternoon.
Here it is:
Oct. 13, vs. Sacramento Kings, Las Vegas, 7 p.m.
Oct. 16. vs. Nuggets, Jazz or Clippers, Staples Center, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 17. vs. Nuggets, Jazz or Clippers, Staples Center, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 19. vs. Utah Jazz, Honda Center, 7 p.m.
Oct. 21. vs. Golden State Warriors, San Diego, 7 p.m.
Oct. 22. vs. Golden State Warriors, Citizens Business Bank Arena, 7 p.m.