Los Angeles Lakers at Miami Heat
12:30 PM Pacific time / 3:30 PM Eastern Time
American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL
TV: Local: ABC National: ABC
Line: Los Angeles Lakers +8.5
Los Angeles Lakers: 24-27, 10th in the Western Conference
Miami Heat: 33-14, 1st in the Eestern Conference
Record vs. each other (2012-13 season): Heat 1-0 vs. Lakers this season
- The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off a come from behind win against the Charlotte Bobcats. The comeback was led by Kobe Bryant who scored all of his 20 points in the 2nd half.
- The Miami Heat beat the Lakers, 99-90, in their 1st match up on January 17th in Los Angeles. The Heat defense bother Kobe Bryant, who scored just 22 points on a very poor 8 for 25 from the field.
- The Miami Heat were led by the usual suspects in their last match versus the Lakers; Lebron James scored a season high 39 points on 17 for 25 shooting and Dwayne Wade scored 27 points on 11 for 20 from the field.
- This is the last game of the Lakers 7 game road. The Lakers have gone 4-2 in their first 6 games on this trip.
– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern”