Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers: TV info, live stream, injury report

Brooklyn Nets D'Angelo Russell (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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The Brooklyn Nets take on the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Eastern from Barclays Center looking for a 6th straight victory. Here’s how to connect.

The Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday will attempt to match their longest winning streak since March-April 2015 while winning at home against a Western Conference opponent for the first time this season when the Los Angeles Lakers visit Barclays Center for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff.

The game will be the first nationally televised game of the season for Brooklyn, as it will be broadcast on NBA TV as well as regionally on YES Network.

The Nets (13-18) have won five in a row, their longest run of victories under coach Kenny Atkinson, and set a Brooklyn record for scoring Sunday in a 144-127 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

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The Lakers (18-12) have dropped two of three thus far on a four-game road trip, including their second-most lopsided loss of the season Sunday, when they fell to the Washington Wizards 128-110.

Brooklyn jumped out to a 21-point lead in the first quarter before having to survive a run by the Hawks in the second period that cut its lead to four. The Nets then pulled away in the second half, leading by as much as 28 points before closing out the easy win at home.

D’Angelo Russell led Brooklyn with 32 points and seven assists, one of eight Nets to score in double-figures. Ed Davis went for 10 rebounds, Joe Harris finished with 16 points and six assists and Jarrett Allen posted 11 points and two blocks.

In the loss at Washington, the Lakers trailed by as much as 27 points and had their last lead with the game was 4-2 just 39 seconds in.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 25 points and had five assists for Los Angeles, while Kyle Kuzma finished with 20 points. Tyson Chandler made his first start for the Lakers and had seven rebounds, while Lance Stephenson came off the bench for 12 points and five assists.

Lonzo Ball went for 10 points, three steals and two blocks as the Lakers had 22 turnovers, matching their second-highest total of the season.

The Nets are just 23-64 against Los Angeles since entering the NBA in 1976 and lost 11 straight to the Lakers from Feb. 5, 2008, to Nov. 27, 2013. The club’s longest winning streak against L.A. was four games in a row from Nov. 25, 1992, to March 18, 1994.

Each team’s highest point total against the other came in the same game, a 147-123 Lakers victory at Inglewood, Calif., on Nov. 25, 1983.

Each team, meanwhile, has had a victory by 27 points. The Nets clubbed the Lakers 98-71 at East Rutherford on Dec. 19, 2002, and the Lakers returned the favor in a 120-93 victory in Los Angeles on Nov. 25, 2008.

Keeping with the matching theme, Stephon Marbury had a 50-point game in a losing effort against the Lakers at East Rutherford on Feb. 13, 2001, while Shaquille O’Neal dropped 50 on the Nets in a victory at East Rutherford on April 2, 1998.

Since moving to Brooklyn in 2012, the Nets are 4-8 against Los Angeles, losing the last two games. Their high-scoring mark is 118 points in a loss at Los Angeles on Nov. 15, 2016.

Brook Lopez dropped 30 points on the Lakers three times, the last in that Nov. 15, 2016, game, while Deron Williams had 30 points in a Feb. 23, 2014, win at Los Angeles.

The highest-scoring game by a Laker against Brooklyn came on March 1, 2016, when current Net D’Angelo Russell scored 39 in a win at L.A.

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Here’s how to connect as the Nets take on the Lakers Tuesday night.

Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn Nets

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Eastern
Live stream: Not available (blackout in effect due to NBA TV broadcast)

The skinny

Season series: First meeting (Los Angeles swept last season 2-0)
Records: Los Angeles 18-12 (4th in West), Brooklyn 13-18 (10th in East)

Scoring: LAL 113.4 (9th), BKN 111.0 (14th)
Defense: LAL 111.6 (18th), BKN 111.8 (21st)

Off. Rating: LAL 108.9 (15th), BKN 110.0 (11th)
Def. Rating: LAL 107.0 (11th), BKN 110.7 (22nd)
Pace: LAL 103.82 (3rd), BKN 99.60 (23rd)

Shooting: LAL 47.8% (5th), BKN 45.0% (21st)
3-point: LAL 35.0% (15th), BKN 35.6% (11th)

Opponent shooting: LAL 45.0% (9th), BKN 47.0% (22nd)
Opponent 3-point: LAL 35.0% (13th), BKN 35.2% (14th)


Los Angeles: QUESTIONABLE–JaVale McGee (illness); OUT–Rajon Rondo (right hand surgery), Brandon Ingram (sprained left ankle), Michael Beasley (personal).

Brooklyn: QUESTIONABLE–Allen Crabbe (sore right knee); OUT–Treveon Graham (left hamstring strain), Caris LeVert (subtalar dislocation, right foot); Dzanan Musa (left shoulder subluxation).


Los Angeles

  • Lance Stephenson is a Brooklyn native who attended Abraham Lincoln High School.
  • Kyle Kuzma was selected 27th overall by the Nets in 2017 before his rights were traded to the Lakers.


  • D’Angelo Russell was selected second overall by the Lakers in 2015 and played two seasons with Los Angeles before being traded to the Nets in June 2017.
  • Ed Davis spent the 2014-15 season with the Lakers.
  • Spencer Dinwiddie and Allen Crabbe are both from Los Angeles, with Dinwiddie playing at William Howard Taft Charter High School in Woodland Hills, Calif., and Crabbe at Price High School in L.A.

(from Brooklyn Nets PR)

Last meeting

Feb. 2 at Brooklyn: Jordan Clarkson put the Lakers ahead for good with a 3-pointer with 10:01 remaining and Los Angeles held off the Nets down the stretch for a 102-99 win at Barclays Center.

Joe Harris got a look at a potential game-tying 3-pointer, but was off the mark with 1.6 seconds to go. Brooklyn had a nine-point lead in the third quarter before the Lakers came back to tie it up heading into the fourth.

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points with seven rebounds and nine assists for the Nets, while Jarrett Allen dropped a then career-high 20 points. Harris finished with 11 points and seven rebounds, Quincy Acy had three steals and Jahlil Okafor blocked three shots.

Julius Randle and former Net Brook Lopez scored 19 points apiece for the Lakers, with Randle adding 12 rebounds and Lopez posting three blocks. Josh Hart went for 15 points and 14 boards, while Brandon Ingram finished with 16 points and 10 assists. Alex Caruso had a pair of blocks.

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What’s next?

Los Angeles: vs. New Orleans, Friday; vs. Memphis, Sunday; at Golden State, Christmas Day

Brooklyn: at Chicago, Wednesday’ vs. Indiana, Friday; vs. Phoenix, Sunday