Join Lakers Now blogger Eric Pincus at 1 p.m. Tuesday to chat about the Lakers and their chances to make the playoffs as they chase the Utah Jazz.
With five games to go, will the Lakers win out? Will Utah lose another game to open the door?
The Lakers lost a crucial battle on Sunday, getting swept by the Clippers. They're now half a game behind the Jazz in the standings, and Utah owns the head-to-head tiebreaker.