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Up next for Lakers: Friday at Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook lead a team that defeated L.A. all four times it visited Oklahoma last season.

December 07, 2012
  • Lakers big men Pau Gasol (16) and Jordan Hill (27) cut off a drive by Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, who passes to a teammate during a playoff game last spring.
Lakers big men Pau Gasol (16) and Jordan Hill (27) cut off a drive by Thunder… (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles…)

Lakers tonight


When: 6:30 PST.

Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena.

On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes, ESPN, ESPN Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.

Records: Lakers 9-10, Thunder 15-4.

Record vs. Thunder (2011-12): 1-2.

Update: The Lakers lost all four games in Oklahoma City last season, including three in the playoffs. Kevin Martin, the key acquisition for the Thunder in the James Harden trade, is averaging 15.6 points and shooting a commendable 47.7% from three-point range. Kevin Durant is averaging 26.5 points and a career-high 8.5 rebounds a game. Russell Westbrook is averaging 20.9 points and 8.7 assists.

— Mike Bresnahan

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