Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Channel 7; Radio: 710; 1330.
Records: Lakers 55-20; Nuggets 46-29.
Record vs. Nuggets: 1-1.
Update: The Nuggets have thrived after trading Carmelo Anthony, They have a five-game winning streak, currently the second-longest in the NBA after the Lakers. The Nuggets beat Boston and San Antonio during their run and have two key upcoming games against Oklahoma City in the race for fourth place in the Western Conference.
— Mike Bresnahan