On Sunday, the Lakers (5-25) start a three-game road trip in Memphis, visiting the Grizzlies (16-16).
At just .500 on the season, Memphis has not played as well this season as is has in the last few, especially defensively. The team is yielding 99.8 points a game while scoring just 95.9.
Of course, the Lakers have their own struggles, getting out-scored by 11 points a game (107.2-96.2).
Ryan Kelly is trying to play through a neck injury. Brandan Wright and Jordan Adams are out with knee injuries.
Marc Gasol is still one of the top centers in the league, averaging 16.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists a game.