The Lakers are the first game of the day at Staples Center as they host the New York Knicks at noon PT on ABC. The Lakers are still below .500 but have won their last three games while New York is atop the Eastern Conference.
The Clippers will have the final game of the night after the floors are changed at Staples Center, hosting the Denver Nuggets at 7:30 p.m. PT. The Clippers have shot to second in the Western Conference with a 12-game winning streak. That game will be televised on ESPN.
After the Lakers' game the attention will shift back out east for a rematch of last season's NBA Finals. At 2:30 p.m. PT the Miami Heat host the Oklahoma City Thunder. The battle between leaders from both conferences will be televised on ABC.