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NBA Matchup - New Jersey at LA Lakers

New Jersey Nets (16-26) at Los Angeles Lakers (22-18), 10:30 p.m.
2004-05 Head-to-head record First meeting
2003-04 Head-to-head record Los Angeles 2-0
2002-03 Head-to-head record New Jersey 2-0
2001-02 Head-to-head record Tied 1-1
Overall Head-to-head record Los Angeles 45-15
Home Record: New Jersey 9-9; Los Angeles 15-8
Away Record: New Jersey 7-17; Los Angeles 7-10
Current Streak: New Jersey (W1); Los Angeles (L2)
Record vs. Pacific Division: New Jersey 2-4
Record vs. Atlantic Division: Los Angeles 1-0
Record vs. Western Conference: New Jersey 4-13
Record vs. Eastern Conference: Los Angeles 7-4
2003-2004 Meetings
02/29 - Los Angeles, 100-83 (at NJ)
03/07 - Los Angeles, 94-88 (at LA)
2002-2003 Meetings
12/19 - New Jersey, 98-71 (at NJ)
01/24 - New Jersey, 89-83 (at LA)
Game Notes
Note - The Lakers have won two straight after losing the last three meetings.
Note - The Lakers have won eight of 11 and 14 of the last 18 meetings.
Note - New Jersey has lost four of its last five at the Lakers.
Note - New Jersey has lost seven of its last nine at the Lakers.
Note - New Jersey is 5-25 at the Lakers.
Note - The Lakers snapped a two-game series road losing streak on 02/29/04.
Note - The Lakers have won seven of nine and 10 of their last 14 at New Jersey.
Note - New Jersey has won four of its last six games.
Note - New Jersey has lost six of its last 10 games.
Note - New Jersey has lost eight of 13 and nine of its last 15 games.
Note - New Jersey has lost seven of nine and eight of its last 12 road games.
Note - New Jersey has scored over 100 points only six times this season.
Note - The Lakers have won four of seven and six of their last 10 games.
Note - The Lakers have won eight of 14 and nine of their last 16 games.
Note - The Lakers have won six of eight and seven of their last 10 home games.
Note - The Lakers are 19-3 when they allow under 100 points this season.
New Jersey last five games Los Angeles last five games
01/19 - W vs. Milwaukee, 96-90 01/17 - L vs. Utah, 94-102
01/21 - W vs. Boston, 104-98 01/19 - W vs. Minnesota, 93-90
01/23 - L at Phoenix, 105-113 01/21 - W vs. Golden State, 105-101
01/25 - L at Sacramento, 93-113 01/25 - L vs. Seattle, 93-104
01/26 - W at Golden State, 113-99 01/26 - L at LA Clippers, 89-105

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