Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: ESPN, TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 18-35, Rockets 36-17.
Record vs. Rockets: 1-1.
Update: The Lakers won in Houston, 99-98, on Steve Blake's last-second three-pointer in November but lost there last month, 113-99, with James Harden scoring 38 points for the Rockets. Harden and Dwight Howard represented the Rockets in last weekend's All-Star game, but small forward Chandler Parsons is quietly having a good season (17 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists a game).