Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 40-37, Hornets 27-50.
Record vs. Hornets: 3-0.
Update: The Hornets and Lakers have the same record over the last 10 games (5-5). The Lakers won their three earlier games against New Orleans by an average of 8.7 points, but needed to rally from 25 down for a 108-102 road victory last month. The Hornets are 1-2 on a five-game trip.
— Mike Bresnahan