Tonight, the LA Dwight Howard, who suffered from an ankle injury in their last game. The Lakers made a significant tweak to their starting lineup on Friday, and will go with that same starting lineup tonight. The Lakers will be without Kobe Bryant (torn rotator cuff) & Tarik Black (sprained ankle), while Steve Nash & Julius Randle have been ruled out for the season. For a more in depth summary of tonight's match up, check out the game preview: Lakers @ Rockets Preview. Here are tonight's projected starters:will take on the for the third time this season. The Rockets come into town without their big man in the middle,
|Los Angeles Lakers||Houston Rockets|
|PG||Jordan Clarkson||Patrick Beverley|
|SG||Wayne Ellington|| James Harden |
|SF||Ryan Kelly|| Trevor Ariza |
|PF||Jordan Hill|| Donatas Motiejunas |
|C||Robert Sacre||Joey Dorsey|
Your drinking triggers for tonight include anyone mentioning:
Kobe's rotator cuff.
Kobe beating out Harden for the starting All-Star spot
- The Lakers owning the Rockets first round draft pick this year.
Former Laker Trevor Ariza or Dwight Howard.
Former Rocket Jeremy Lin.
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Now, have at it.
LET'S GO LAKERS!
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