AT OKLAHOMA CITY
Time: 5 PDT.
On the air: TV: Channel 9; Radio: 710; 1330.
Where: Ford Center.
Records: Lakers 53-18; Thunder 43-27.
Record vs. Thunder: 3-0.
Update: The Thunder, currently in sixth place in the Western Conference, had lost three of four until a 122-104 victory over Houston on Wednesday. Kevin Durant is averaging 29.7 points a game, second in the NBA in scoring. The Lakers needed overtime to beat the Thunder in November, 101-98, Kobe Bryant scoring 31 points and Ron Artest adding 20 points and six assists.