Tonight, the Lakers will play against the Trail Blazers at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. Both teams are playing in the second game of a back to back. The Blazers will be resting all of their starters except for Damian Lillard. The Lakers will be resting Kobe Bryant for the remainder of the preseason, and will still be without Nick Young (thumb surgery), Xavier Henry (knee), Ryan Kelly (hamstring) & most likely Steve Nash (old). Jordan Clarkson is expected to be back in action for tonight's game. For a more in depth summary of tonight's match up, check out the game preview: Lakers vs Blazers Preview. Here are tonight's projected starters:
|Los Angeles Lakers||Portland Trail Blazers |
|Damian Lillard |
|SG||Wayne Ellington||Allen Crabbe|
|SF||Wesley Johnson|| |
|PF||Carlos Boozer||Thomas Robinson|
Your drinking triggers for tonight include anyone mentioning:
- Former Laker Chris Kaman, being bit in the head by Timofey Mozgov.
- Jordan Clarkson returning from his calf strain.
- Portland resting 4 of their 5 starters.
- Former Laker Steve Blake.
- Kobe sitting out the rest of the preseason.
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Now, have at it.
LET'S GO LAKERS!
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