The Los Angeles Lakers drop into the Toyota Center Tuesday to play the Houston Rockets in the teams' second meeting of the young NBA season. The Rockets got their first peek at the revamped Lakers team on Nov. 18 and fell 119-108 as Kobe Bryant dropped a triple double.
Also on the NBA calendar on Tuesday is the Oklahoma City Thunder heading to the Barclays Center to face the Brooklyn Nets in a clash of Western and Eastern Conference contenders.
ESPN will broadcast the Denver Nuggets visiting the Atlanta Hawks followed by the Dallas Mavericks making a visit to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. And Thursday's two-game schedule features the New York Knicks making a visit to South Beach to take on the Miami Heat followed by the Mavericks visiting the Phoenix Suns.
Lakers at Rockets (Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET)
Take a look at the full NBA schedule for this week at Sports Illustrated.