Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers look to rebound from Thursday's loss in Miami as they face Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic at Amway Center in Orlando. Here are the relevant details of Friday night's 2009 NBA Finals rematch:
Records: Lakers 10-6; Magic 10-4
Location: Amway Center in Orlando
Time: 5 p.m. PST
TV: ESPN and ESPN3.com, with Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, and Lisa Salters on the call. Locally, the game will also be on KCAL, with Bill Macdonald and Stu Lantz on the call.
Offensive Efficiency: Magic 107.5 points per 100 possessions (sixth in NBA); Lakers 101.8 (19th)
Defensive Efficiency: Lakers 98.5 (sixth); 102.0 (15th)
Streaks: The Lakers have lost three straight regular season games in Orlando; The Magic had a five-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night with an overtime loss at home to the San Antonio Spurs.
Road Woes: The Lakers are just 1-5 on the road this season, and dating back to last season are 4-10 in their last 14 road games, including the playoffs.
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