Just what the Lakers needed. 

Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka invited Denzel Washington as the latest guest in its “Genius Series” on Wednesday.

Walton said the 63-year-old actor’s message provided welcomed perspective to his team, which is 11-9 and hosts the Indiana Pacers on Thursday.

LeBron also had some fun, and listed Denzel’s top 3 movies. 

Washington joins a distinguished panel of speakers to visit the Lakers, including hip-hop artist and Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Hollywood heavyweight Jeffrey Katzenberg and Olympic and world-champion sprinter Allyson Felix.

LeBron clearly chose the right squad. 

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