When: 6:30 PDT.
Where: American Airlines Center.
On the air: TV: Channel 9; Radio: 710; 1330.
Records: Lakers 28-18; Mavericks 27-20.
Record vs. Mavericks: 2-0.
Update: The Mavericks answered a recent three-game losing streak by winning four consecutive games. The Lakers won in Dallas last month, 96-91, even though Kobe Bryant made only four of 15 shots and committed seven turnovers. The Lakers beat Dallas at Staples Center in January, 73-70, after Derek Fisher's three-point basket with 3.1 seconds to play.