Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 16-30; Bobcats 20-27.
Record vs. Bobcats: 1-0.
Update: Despite a poor overall record and a 1-7 mark in their own division, the Bobcats are currently in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Kobe Bryant had 21 points and forced Ben Gordon into a wild off-balance three-point attempt with 2.5 seconds left as the Lakers won in Charlotte last month, 88-85.