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How to watch Lakers vs. Kings via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Wednesday’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings.

Buddy Hield #24 of the Sacramento Kings defends against Talen Horton-Tucker #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the fourth quarter at The Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.  Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The Sacramento Kings will host the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday evening, with tipoff scheduled for 10:00 p.m. ET. The game is a regional broadcast, so there will be limited viewing options available. If you’re in the Los Angeles market, the game will air on Spectrum SportsNet. If you’re in the Kings’ market, the game will air on NBC Sports California. The game will be available on the radio at KHTK Sports 1140 AM and ESPN LA 710/KWKW.

If you’re looking for a live stream, it’s limited. The only option to legally live-stream the game will be through NBA League Pass.

Update: LeBron James (rest) will not play vs. the Kings.

It feels like just yesterday we were talking about the Sacramento Kings maybe ending their long playoff drought. Those days appear to be over. The Kings might be the coldest team in the NBA entering Wednesday vs. the Lakers, losers of 10 of their past 11 games. You can’t really blame injuries for the Kings’ downfall. Their defense has been just awful and keeps getting worse. SacTown will play the first of a back-to-back set before the All-Star break with a matchup vs. the Portland Trail Blazers set for Thursday.

The Los Angeles Lakers were without Kyle Kuzma and Marc Gasol for Tuesday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. This will be the Lakers final game before the All-Star break, a stretch that runs for over a week before L.A. is back in action on March 12 vs. the Indiana Pacers. Anthony Davis (calf) is expected to return at some point after the break, though we haven’t received any updates there. The Lakers are positioned well with an easy second-half schedule to make a run at the No. 1 overall seed in the West.