The Los Angeles Lakers look to snap their two-game losing streak on Monday night, and they will do so without Kobe Bryant. The superstar guard will miss his second straight game with a shin injury as the Lakers battle the New Orleans Hornets in New Orleans. Here are the details of Monday night's game:
Records: Lakers (35-22); Hornets (15-41)
Location: New Orleans Arena
Time: 5 p.m. PDT
Home vs. Road: The Lakers are 12-16 on the road this season, and need to win their final five road games to avoid a losing road record on the year. The Hornets are 7-21 at home this season.
Series History: The Lakers have beaten the Hornets six straight times, including twice this season. The game in New Orleans was a 107-101 overtime win on March 14.
Another Shooting Guard Injury: In addition to Bryant, Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon will miss Monday with a back injury, per Mike Trudell of NBA.com.
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