Los Angeles Lakers Looking to end 4 - Game Losing Skid against the Portland Trail Blazers

NBA - The Western Conference top seeded team the Los Angeles Lakers is visiting the 8th seeded team also in the West the Portland Trail Blazer at Moda Center in Portland Oregon.

Both teams are coming in losses the Lakers are on 4 - game losing skid after falling to the Pacers, Bucks, Nuggets and to the Clippers but still had the best records in the West with 24 wins and 7 losses.

The Portland Trail Blazers are also facing back to back losing skid after falling to New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz respectively.

 As they face one's another on tonight's game one will get back into the winning column while the other will extend their losing skid.

Prior to the game the Los Angeles Lakers superstar duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis are both expected to suit and play the game according to some reports. 

The duo is nursing a minor injury, especially LeBron James, who aggravated his groin injury against the Clippers on Christmas Day the same day from last Christmas where he was sidelined from last season leading to 17 - game absence that cause the Lakers season.

The Lakers is also facing a must win situation on tonight's game to momentarily silence their critics after falling their last 3 big assignments, another loss tonight will question their status if they are really a championship contender or just a playoff team?

Meanwhile, the Portland Trail Blazers will try to stun the Lakers at their home, relying to their superstar players Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony.

The Lakers have already beaten the Trail Blazers on their first meeting at Staple Center in a blown out fashion win 136 - 113. LeBron James and Anthony Davis dropped a combined points of 70 points to lead the Lakers win.