The Los Angeles Lakers take their road show on Monday night to the city of brotherly love, battling the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center in the third game of a six-game road trip. Here are the relevant details of Monday night's game:
Records: Lakers (14-10, tied for sixth in Western Conference); 76ers (17-7, third in Eastern Conference)
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Time: 4 p.m. PST
Offensive Efficiency: Philadelphia, 106.3 points per 100 possessions (seventh in NBA); Lakers, 103.7 (15th)
Defensive Efficiency: Philadelphia, 95.0 (tops in the NBA); Lakers, 100.9 (11th)
Home vs. Road: The 76ers are 12-3 at home this season and have won five of their last six games overall; the Lakers are 3-8 on the road, though they have two wins in their last three games away from home.
Series History: The Lakers have won seven of their last eight games against the 76ers, including wins in each of their last four trips to Philadelphia.
Good Hands Team: Philadelphia has not only been the league's best team on defense (in both points per game and points allowed per possession), but has also been efficient on offense, turning the ball over at the best rate in the league, only 10.7% of their possessions. The next best team in turnover rate is the Utah Jazz, at 12.6%.
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