The Lakers’ 116-108 overtime victory tonight over the Sacramento Kings means they clinched the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs and will face the seventh-seeded New Orleans in the opening round. Here’s the schedule:
Game 1: Sunday at Staples Center, 12:30 p.m., Channel 7.
Game 2: Wednesday at Staples Center, 7:30 p.m. TNT.
Game 3: April 22 at New Orleans, 6:30 p.m., ESPN.
Game 4: April 24 at New Orleans, 6:30 p.m., TNT.
Game 5 (if necessary): April 26, at Staples Center, TBA, TBA.
Game 6 (if necessary): April 28, at New Orleans, TBA, TBA.
Game 7 (if necessary): April 30, at Staples Center, TBA, TBA.
All times Pacific.
The Lakers were 4-0 during the regular season against the Hornets.