Lakers get OK to open practice facility, per report

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The Los Angeles Lakers will open their practice facility on Saturday after getting clearance from city and county health officials, per a report by The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania.

The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that the county was “with all certainty” expected to extend its stay-at-home order through at least July. The Lakers had reportedly been in talks with the city mayor’s office about reopening the facility.

The NBA targeted May 8 as an official reopen date for team facilities, though only a few franchises took advantage.

Practice facility availability will be limited

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel, left, talks with forward LeBron James, center, and forward Anthony Davis. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Lakers facility will not be open every day of the week, Charania reported. The NBA imposed strict regulations for those that do open their facilities in

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