The Lakers finally get the season started Tuesday night, hosting the Dallas Mavericks.
[Updated Oct. 30 5:35: Kobe Bryant announced on his Facebook page that he is “feeling good enough to play” and will be in the Lakers’ lineup tonight.
Earlier today, Bryant said he was “85%" sure he would play after missing more than a week with a bruised foot. Jodie Meeks was expected to be in the starting lineup had Bryant sat out tonight’s game.
The Mavericks will be without both Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Kaman.
For a more detailed look at the game ahead, check out Preview: Lakers vs. Mavericks.