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Pacific Division foes will lock horns when the Golden State Warriors face off against the Los Angeles Lakers at ORACLE Arena. The Warriors have shown signs of being both a good and bad team this season, coming in with a 14-13 record. Entering with a record of 13-13, the Lakers look to be more than just average. This game is scheduled to start at 10:30 pm EST and CSN-BA and TWC SN will be providing coverage of the contest.

After their heart-breaking 104-102 loss to the Spurs, the Warriors are looking to avoid a repeat performance. David Lee recorded 32 points and 13 rebounds, earning his 15th double-double of the year. Meanwhile, the Lakers are coming off a win over the Timberwolves, 104-91. Pau Gasol claimed his 11th double-double so far this season as he contributed greatly. He did so by accounting for 21 points and 13 rebounds. The two teams have split the two matchups this season, The Lakers had the upper hand in the most recent game, a 102-95 win. Pau Gasol put up a double-double in the victory with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

Los Angeles may not find many second-chance opportunities in this matchup. They're ranked 26th in the league in offensive rebounding (OR% of 22.4%), whereas Golden State is fourth-best in the NBA on the defensive glass (DR% of 75.9%).


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