AT NEW ORLEANS
Time: 5 PDT.
On the air: TV: Channel 9; Radio: 710; 1330.
Where: New Orleans Arena.
Records: Lakers 54-19; Hornets 34-40.
Record vs. Hornets: 2-0.
Update: The Hornets have lost five of their last six games, their lone victory a 115-99 decision over Dallas. The Lakers defeated the Hornets in November without Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol, 104-88, and in December, 110-99, with Bynum scoring 21 points.