Lakers Officially Eliminated from Playoffs

We independently review everything we recommend based on our strict editorial guidelines. When you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Learn More

The Lakers (22-44) were officially eliminated from playoff contention after experiencing another brutal night on defense. Who knew their victory over Oklahoma City on Sunday would become the miracle of the NBA season?

So the Lakers crawled closer to the team record for worst winning percentage since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, a distinction currently held by the 1974-75 team, which went 30-52.