Los Angeles Lakers Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for January 2015

The Los Angeles Lakers were better in the month of December. 

They won 40 percent of their games and upset a couple of championship contenders in the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors. 

Los Angeles closed the month in style with a quality win in Denver and a triple-double (on efficient shooting!) from Kobe Bryant.

January will be a tougher task, as the Lakers are lined up against a slew of playoff contenders and hopefuls. They only have five tilts away from Staples Center on the docket, but when they do hit the road, they'll be in for some battles.

Let's break down L.A.'s January schedule and predict its wins and losses for the first month of 2015.

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