Lakers are looking to extend their winning streak to seven games and 15 straight at Staples Center while maintaining the leagues best record tonight against New Orleans.
The Lakers hit the hardwood looking to extend their winning streak to six games against the talented young Portland Trailblazers the team that was the opening night opponent.
The Lakers are back at work tonight for the first game of 2009 at Staples Center against the always tough Utah Jazz. The Lakers are 25-5 and off to their best 30-game start since the 1999-2000 championship season and the Utah Jazz are working on getting a healthy starting lineup.
The Lakers hit the hardwood, after exacting a little revenge by beating the Boston Celtics in their highly anticipated Christmas day match-up, to battle the Golden State Warriors.
Lakers vs. Celtics; not much more needs to be said toss up the ball and let’s go at it. This is a game that the Lakers circled on their calendar the moment the schedule came out.
The Lakers play the Kings at home tonight, and get a chance to avenge their recent loss to the Kings. The 113-101 defeat in Sacramento was their worse loss of the season to date, the team’s first loss to a Western Conference opponent and second in a week to a sub .500 team on the road.