Up next for the Lakers: Saturday vs. Denver
On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 710, 1330.
Where: Staples Center.
Records: Lakers 2-2, Nuggets 2-1.
Record vs. Nuggets (2010-11): 1-2.
Update: The Lakers have lost five of their last seven games against the Nuggets. Denver won at Dallas and beat Utah handily before losing to Portland on Thursday, 111-102. Point guard Ty Lawson appears headed for a breakout season, averaging 22.3 points so far. Center Nene signed a five-year contract worth a reported $67 million to stay with the Nuggets. He is averaging 14.3 points and 7.7 rebounds.
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