Los Angeles Lakers head to Las Vegas for 2018 preseason

The Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Golden State Warriors in what figures to be a frenetic atmosphere at T-Mobile Arena in a regular season tune-up. The Las Vegas-based matchup will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. local time on Oct. 10, 2018 as both teams gear up for another NBA campaign.

Tickets will go on sale on May 21, and they will be available for purchase here.

The Lakers are making games in Las Vegas a tradition. They took on the Sacramento Kings at T-Mobile Arena prior to the 2017-18 season. The Lakers will also play preseason tilts in Anaheim, San Jose and San Diego. 

The team’s full preseason schedule can be found here.

The Lakers will enter the 2018-19 season with high expectations, as they took a massive leap under head coach Luke Walton this year. A youthful lineup and an expected free-agent push should have Los Angeles thinking playoffs in 2019.

The Lakers finished 35-47 last season, while the Warriors have won two out of the last three NBA championships.

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