Cleveland Cavaliers at Los Angeles Lakers
6:30 PM Pacific time / 9:30 PM Eastern Time
Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Local: TWC Sportsnet, TWC Deportes National: League Pass
Line: Los Angeles Lakers -7 1/2
Los Angeles Lakers: 15-21, 11th in the Western Conference
Cleveland Cavs: 9-29, 14th in the Eastern Conference
Record vs. each other (2012-13 season): Cavs 1-0 vs. Lakers this season
- Lakers have lost 6 in a row and are 5 games behind the Houston Rockets for the 8th and final playoff spot.
- Cavs beat the Lakers 100-94 in their last meeting in Cleveland on 12/11/12.
- Kyrie Irving scored 28 points and had 11 assists in the last meeting against the Lakers. CJ Miles equaled Kyrie with 28 points to lead the Cavs in scoring.
- Kobe Bryant did all he could on the offensive end in the last meeting against the Cavs, scoring 42 points in the loss.
- Dwight Howard might play tonight and will be a game time decision. Pau Gasol is still out for this game and Jordan Hill will likely miss the rest of the season due to a hip injury.
– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern”