Pregame The Lakers (12-32) will play Sunday night against the Houston Rockets (30-14), still awaiting word on Kobe Bryant's fate with a torn rotator cuff. The Rockets aren't expected to have center Dwight Howard (ankle) and forward Terrence Jones (leg). Also for the Lakers, Tarik Black (ankle) is doubtful while Julius Randle (knee) and Steve Nash (back) are out for the season. For an in-depth breakdown, check out check out Preview: Lakers vs. Rockets. Email Eric Pincus at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @EricPincus.