In a bit of good news for fans of the Los Angeles Lakers who live outside of the L.A. area, next Tuesday's game against the Utah Jazz will now be televised by NBA TV. The game was voted by fans as the game to watch on "NBA TV Fan Night." The game, a 7:30 p.m. PST start at Staples Center, will also be televised locally by Fox Sports West.â†µ
The game with Utah will be the fourth straight game for the Lakers against potential playoff teams. The Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder at home on Monday, before heading on the road for a short trip. They lost in Dallas on Wednesday to the Mavericks, and are in Denver to face Carmelo Anthony and the Nuggets tonight.
The Jazz are currently 27-15, tied with Oklahoma City for the Northwest Division lead and third seed in the Western Conference. The Lakers lost 102-96 in Utah on November 26 in their only meeting with the Jazz this season, but have defeated the Jazz 16 straight times at Staples Center, including the playoffs.
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