WHO: Los Angeles Lakers
WHERE: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. CST
HOW: Fox Sports Southwest or NBA TV
THE STORY: In the third home game of the year, the Mavericks are ready to knock off a Kobe-less Lakers -- but they have to get by Nick Young, first. That last sentence made no sense. But despite their fall from power, LAL still has talented players and a dangerous assortment of guards. After all, any guard is dangerous against a Calderon-Ellis front court, right?
Instead of me writing more sentences and making less and less sense, here's a link to our pre-game coverage that is much more eloquent.