Here’s the press release from the Lakers PR staff:
The Los Angeles Lakers have announced the preseason schedule for the 2009-10 season along with ticket purchase information. The preseason line-up includes games against the Denver Nuggets, the Golden State Warriors, the Sacramento Kings and the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Lakers will kick off the 2009 preseason on October 7 when they take on the Warriors at the Honda Center in Anaheim. The Pacific Division opponents will face each other again on October 20 at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario. Los Angeles will travel to Las Vegas on October 15 where they will play the Sacramento Kings at the Thomas and Mack Center.
The Lakers will host their annual shoot-out at STAPLES Center on October 17 and 18. In addition to Los Angeles, teams scheduled to participate in the shoot-out are the Charlotte Bobcats, the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Lakers will wrap up their preseason when they face the Northwest Division champion Denver Nuggets in back-to-back games on October 22 at the Honda Center in Anaheim and October 23 at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego.
Below is the complete 2009 Los Angeles Lakers preseason schedule:
Oct. 7 Golden State Warriors Anaheim, CA (Honda Center) 7:00 pm
Oct. 15 Sacramento Kings Las Vegas, NV (Thomas and Mack) 7:00 pm
Oct. 17 Charlotte Bobcats Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center) 7:30 pm
Oct. 18 LAC or Utah Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center) 7:30 pm
Oct. 20 Golden State Warriors Ontario, CA (Citizens Bank Arena) 7:00 pm
Oct. 22 Denver Nuggets Anaheim, CA (Honda Center) 7:00 pm
Oct. 23 Denver Nuggets San Diego, CA (Sports Arena) 7:00 pm
Individual game tickets for the Lakers preseason games will go on sale at 10:00 am on Monday, April 27, for all games with the exception of the games at STAPLES Center, which will go on sale in early October. Tickets will be sold at Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.com and available by phone at 1-800-4-NBA-TIX for all games except Las Vegas, where tickets can be purchased at unlvtickets.com or by phone at 702-739-FANS. Group seats for the game in Anaheim are available for purchase by calling 714-940-2859 or via the website at firstname.lastname@example.org