Lakers to Face New Orleans Hornets in First Round

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After the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night, they secured the #2 seed in the West

L.A. Lakers vs. New Orleans Schedule:

Game 1 – Sun April 17 New Orleans at L.A. Lakers 12:30PM 3:30PM ABC/R
Game 2 – Wed April 20 New Orleans at L.A. Lakers 7:30PM 10:30PM TNT
Game 3 – Fri April 22 L.A. Lakers at New Orleans 8:30PM 9:30PM ESPN
Game 4 – Sun April 24 L.A. Lakers at New Orleans 8:30PM 9:30PM TNT
Game 5 * Tue April 26 New Orleans at L.A. Lakers TBD TBD TBD
Game 6 * Thu April 28 L.A. Lakers at New Orleans TBD TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sat April 30 New Orleans at L.A. Lakers TBD TBD TNT

The Lakers beat the Hornets all four times they met in the regular season.

David Brickley is a columnist for LakerNation.com and the host of Voice of the Nation, the most listened to Lakers podcast on the web. Find him on Twitter.