Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 11-14, Bobcats 7-16.
Record vs. Bobcats (2011-12): 1-0.
Update: The Bobcats have lost 11 consecutive games, a dramatic drop-off after winning seven of their first 12 games to match last season's victory total. Former Lakers point guard Ramon Sessions has been one of the Bobcat's pleasant surprises, averaging 14.4 points and 4.2 assists per game despite backing up starter Kemba Walker.
— Ben Bolch