The Lakers will get their third try at the Oklahoma City Thunder (25-11) on Friday night, a team that beat the Lakers twice last month, by an average of 37.5 points.
Kobe Bryant (shoulder) and D'Angelo Russell (ankle) may be game-time decisions as the Lakers play their second game in as many nights after falling on Thursday to the Kings in Sacramento.
Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant is expected to play after sitting recently with a toe injury.
The Thunder dominates teams by virtue of its top two stars, guard Russell Westbrook and Durant.
The Lakers did not fare well against the duo in...