LAKERS VS. HOUSTON
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Time Warner Cable SportsNet, Time Warner Cable Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 4-5; Rockets 4-5.
Record vs. Rockets (2011-12): 1-2.
Update: The Lakers lost last season's series to the Rockets for the first time since 1996-97. James Harden is averaging 26.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists in his first season with the Rockets.