Tonite the New Jersey Nets (20-27) host the newly-looked Los Angeles Lakers (30-16) at the Izod Center in New Jersey. The Lakers made a blockbuster trade this past Friday to acquire the 7'0, 260 lb Pau Gasol after losing their young center Andrew Bynum to injury and he's expected to be sidelined at least 6 weeks. There was also another trade finalized, but this time by the Nets as they traded Jason Collins and cash to the Grizzlies for Stromile Swift a 6'10, 230 lb Forward. Last time, both Nets and Lakers faced off, the Nets held on as they won 102-100 in Los Angeles back on Nov 25th. Richard Jefferson finished that game with 27 PTs. Nets will be looking to rebound from a 104-92 loss at the hands of the Hawks on Saturday, which seen the return of Nenad Krstic who only played 3 minutes of action after missing nearly 3 months of action.