Los Angeles Lakers’ Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

January was not kind to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The team lost franchise cornerstone Kobe Bryant for the rest of the season and endured a nine-game losing streak en route to a 3-12 overall mark.

They did close the month on a positive note, taking down the Chicago Bulls in two overtimes, giving the national TV audience a reason to tune in to a Lakers contest.

February's slate is decidedly easier, but after starting the month with an ugly loss to the woeful New York Knicks, it appears the team is more likely to keep sinking than bubble back up to the surface.

It's a short month, with February's natural brevity combining with the All-Star hiatus to leave just seven games on the schedule for the rest of the month.

Let's break down the key matchups and predict L.A.'s wins and losses for the remainder of February.

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