The Lakers will play their 52nd Game 6 tonight as they face the Hornets in New Orleans.
The Lakers have closed out opponents in Game 6 road games in four of their last five opportunities. The only loss coming to Houston in 2009.
WIN: 5/29/10 @ Phoenix Suns
WIN: 4/30/10 @ Oklahoma City Thunder
WIN: 5/29/09 @ Denver Nuggets
LOSS: 5/14/09 @ Houston Rockets
WIN: 5/16/08 @ Utah Jazz
When leading a series 3-2, the Lakers are 13-11 in Game 6 on the road. (13-10 Los Angeles, 0-1 Minneapolis).
If the Lakers lose game 6 in New Orleans, the odds are in their favor to close it out in Game 7. When the Lakers lead a series 3-2, they are 34-4 (any round) all-time.
Lakers official media notes helped contribute to this report.