The Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Western Conference leaders the Utah Jazz. The reigning NBA champions will again be without Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder. Three more Lakers players are listed as probable vs. the Jazz.
Meanwhile, Utah will be almost at full strength with only player ruled to an injury. Rookie center Udoka Azubuike will miss the game for the Jazz.
Utah not only leads the West but also has the best record in the entire league with 25 wins and six losses.
The Lakers are third with 22 wins and 10 losses, having lost their last three games.