When: 5 PST.
Where: Toyota Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 14-21, Rockets 22-13.
Record vs. Rockets: 1-0.
Update: Steve Blake's late three-pointer gave the Lakers a surprising 99-98 victory in Houston in November. Dwight Howard made only five of 16 free throws that night and finished with 15 points against his former team. Howard is averaging 17.8 points and 12.9 rebounds for the Rockets, who are sixth in the Western Conference.