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Lakers announce 2013-14 preseason schedule, including China trip

April 20, 2013|By Eric Pincus
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The Lakers have announced their schedule for the 2013-14 preseason, including two games to be played in China.

On Oct. 15, the Lakers and Golden State Warriors will play an exhibition game in Beijing at the MasterCard Center. Three days later, they'll meet again in Shanghai at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.

Additionally the Lakers will play the following preseason games:

Oct. 5 vs. Golden State Warriors in Ontario at Citizens Business Bank Arena
Oct. 6 vs. Denver Nuggets at Staples Center
Oct. 8 vs. Denver Nuggets in Ontario at Citizens Business Bank Arena
Oct. 10 vs. Sacramento Kings in Las Vegas as MGM Grand Garden Arena
Oct. 22 vs. Utah Jazz at Staples Center
Oct. 25 vs. Utah Jazz at Honda Center

Tickets for the six domestic preseason games go on sale on April 22 via Ticketmaster or

The Lakers have also issued a fraud alert regarding purchases of 2013 playoff tickets from third-party sources, urging buyers to purchase directly from the team at Lakers Ticket Exchange.

“We want to make sure buyers are knowledgeable about purchasing tickets from the secondary market,” said Tim Harris, senior vice president of business operations for the Lakers. “Lakers Ticket Exchange at is the only secondary site where purchases are authenticated and verified by Ticketmaster, and fans will be assured entrance into Staples Center on game nights. Lakers fans can save themselves the aggravation and frustration of being denied access to a game by buying tickets directly from us or at Lakers Ticket Exchange at”


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