Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers head north of the border Sunday morning to face the Toronto Raptors in the final game of their six-game road trip at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Here are the relevant details of Sunday's contest.
Records: Lakers (15-12); Toronto (9-19)
Location: Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario
Time: 10 a.m. PST
TV: KCAL, with Bill Macdonald and Stu Lantz on the call.
Offensive Efficiency: Lakers, 103.0 points per 100 possessions (14th in NBA); Raptors, 97.3 (28th)
Defensive Efficiency: Lakers, 101.0 (11th); Raptors, 103.6 (18th)
Home vs. Road: The Lakers are just 4-10 on the road this season, including 2-3 on their current road trip; the Raptors are 4-7 at Air Canada Centre and have played the fourth-fewest home games in the NBA.
Working Overtime: The Lakers' 88-87 win Thursday night in Boston was their second win in overtime this season, and their sixth consecutive win in overtime contests. Since the beginning of the 2007-2008 season, the Lakers are 16-2 in games that involve extra time.
Iron Man: Derek Fisher played in his 522nd consecutive game on Friday in New York, the longest active streak in the NBA, one that dates back to April 15, 2005. Friday was also the 400th consecutive start for Fisher, also the longest active streak in the league.
Stepping Up: Former USC Trojans guard DeMar DeRozan struggled to begin his third NBA season but in February he has been playing well, averaging 17.5 points per game with a true shooting percentage of 53.4% in six games this month. DeRozan has led the Raptors in scoring in each of the last two games, and his current streak of 110 straight starts is the third longest in Toronto history.
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