The Los Angeles Lakers hope to get back to winning ways on Monday night when they take on the Portland Trailblazers in a Western Conference battle at Staples Center. Here are the relevant details for Monday night's contest, which is the second game of the season series:
Records: Lakers (18-13); Blazers (17-15)
Location: Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles
Time: 7:30 p.m. PST
TV: FS-West, with Bill Macdonald and Stu Lantz on the call.
Offensive Efficiency: Lakers, 102.7 points per 100 possessions (16th in NBA); Blazers, 104.4 (11th)
Defensive Efficiency: Lakers, 100.6 (10th); Blazers, 99.2 (5th)
Home vs. Road: The Lakers are 13-2 at home this season; the Blazers are 5-10 away this season.
Streaks: The Lakers won their last four at home and are 6-4 in their last 10 games; the Blazers are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Series History: The Lakers lost to the Blazers in their last two meetings.
Series High: Kobe Bryant scored 65 points against Portland in 2007.
Double-Double Man: Pau Gasol has nine consecutive double-doubles, and is averaging 16.6 points and 10.7 rebounds this season.
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