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Lakers vs Spurs Live Game Thread

The LA Lakers (1-7) host the San Antonio Spurs (4-3) tonight at Staples Center. Tip off is set for 7:00 pm PST.

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Tonight, the LA Lakers will take on the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st game of a 2 game home stand. The defending champs come into town sporting a 2 game winning streak, after defeating the Clippers and Warriors on the road. The Lakers will have their hands full, as the Spurs have been resting in southern California since Wednesday. The Lakers will be without Ronnie Price (suspension), Nick Young (thumb surgery) & Ryan Kelly (hamstring strain), while Steve Nash & Julius Randle have both been ruled out for the season. For a more in depth summary of tonight's match up, check out the game preview: Lakers vs Spurs Preview. Here are tonight's projected starters:

Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs
PG Jeremy Lin
Tony Parker
SG Kobe Bryant Danny Green
SF Wesley Johnson Kawhi Leonard
PF Carlos Boozer Tim Duncan
C Jordan Hill
Tiago Splitter

Your drinking triggers for tonight include anyone mentioning:

  • The Lakers "terrible" defense.

  • Kobe Bryant leading the league in scoring.

  • The Lakers tough schedule to start the season.

  • a made Laker 3 pointer.

  • Ronnie Price being suspended.

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Now, have at it.



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