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Lakers vs Rockets Live Game Thread

The LA Lakers host the Houston Rockets tonight at Staples Center. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm PST.

Stephen Dunn

Tonight, the LA Lakers will begin their 2014 regular season against the Houston Rockets. We finally get to see Kobe Bryant back on the court in a game that actually matters. The Rockets are sporting a fully healthy roster, while the Lakers will be without Nick Young (thumb surgery), Ryan Kelly (hamstring strain), Ronnie Price (knee contusion), Wayne Ellington (concussion) & Steve Nash, who has been ruled out for the season. For a more in depth summary of tonight's match up, check out the game preview: Lakers vs Rockets Preview. Here are tonight's projected starters:

Los Angeles Lakers Houston Rockets
PG Jeremy Lin
Patrick Beverley
SG Kobe Bryant James Harden
SF Wesley Johnson Trevor Ariza
PF Carlos Boozer Terrence Jones
C Jordan Hill
Dwight Howard

Your drinking triggers for tonight include anyone mentioning:

  • Jeremy Lin facing his former team.

  • Dwight Howard & Trevor Ariza facing their former team.

  • Steve Nash being out for the season.

  • Xavier Henry being available for tonight's game.

  • Kobe's first regular season game since 2013.

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Now, have at it.



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