Records: Lakers (13-9, 2-7 on the road); Nuggets (15-7, 7-3 at home)
Location: The Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado
Time: 7:30 p.m. PST
TV: ESPN, with Terry Gannon and Hubie Brown on the call; the game will also be on KCAL locally, with Bill Macdonald and Stu Lantz on the call.
Streaming: WatchESPN.com, formerly ESPN3.com, with the aforementioned Gannon and Brown ESPN broadcast.
Offensive Efficiency: Denver, 108.6 points per 100 possessions (first in the NBA); Lakers, 103.8 (13th)
Defensive Efficiency: Lakers, 100.5 (ninth); Denver, 101.6 (13th)
Closing In On Shaq: Kobe Bryant, leading the NBA with a 30.0 scoring average this season, has amassed 28,527 points in his career. He needs 70 points to pass Shaquille O`Neal for fifth place on the all-time NBA scoring list.
Recent Series History: The Lakers have had their troubles with the Nuggets of late, dropping seven of their last 10 regular season games in Denver. In addition, the Lakers are 4-6 in their last 10 regular season games overall against the Nuggets.
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