Pregame After a Christmas Day loss to the Chicago Bulls (20-9), the Lakers (9-20) quickly return to the court on Friday, visiting the Dallas Mavericks (20-10). The Mavericks have lost two in a row as they work in new point guard Rajon Rondo. Kobe Bryant is questionable (rest) for the Lakers, who will be without Xavier Henry (Achilles), Ryan Kelly (hamstring), Steve Nash (back) and Julius Randle (leg). For an in-depth breakdown, check out Preview: Lakers at Dallas Mavericks. Email Eric Pincus at email@example.com and follow him on Twitter @EricPincus.