12/2/12 Lakers at Warriors tonight at 730pm Pacific on TWC Sportsnet

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Los Angeles Lakers at Golden State Warriors

12/22/12

7:30 PM Pacific time / 10:30 PM Eastern Time

Oracle Arena in Oakland, California

TV: TWC Sportsnet, TWC Deportes  National: NBA League Pass

Line: Los Angeles Lakers -1

2012-13 Records:

Los Angeles Lakers: 12-14, 11th in the Western Conference

Golden State Warriors: 18-9, 5th in the Western Conference

Record vs. each other (2012-13 season): Lakers 1-0 vs. Warriors this season.

  • Lakers won the 11/9 match up against the Warriors at Staples 101-77. That game was the 1st after the Mike Brown dismissal and 1st game with Bernie Bickerstaff as interim head coach.
  • Steve Nash is nearing return and there is a possibility that he’ll suit up tonight but his likely return will come on Christmas Day when the Lakers match up against the New York Knicks at Staples.
  • The Lakers have won 3 in a row and are looking to extend their winning streak to a season high 4 games.
  • Kobe has scored 30 or more points in 7 straight games. The Lakers are 3-4 in those games.
  • The Warriors are off to a surprisingly impressive start at 18-9 and in the 5th spot in the Western Conference. They have won 11 of their last 14 games and 5 of their last 6 at home.
  • David Lee is having a superb year for the Warriors. Lee is coming in to tonight’s game averaging 20 points and 11.2 rebounds per game. He is coming off of a triple double against the Charlotte Bobcats Friday night.
  • David Lee won player of the week honors for the week of 12/10/12 through 12/16/12 with averages 22.8 ppg, 12.5 rpg and shot .606 from the field.

– Fern Rea “@raining3sdotcom”, “@fullcourtfern”, “facebook.com/raining3s”