LAL vs HOU Dream11: Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets meet in an all-Western Conference matchup at Staples Centre on Friday morning (IST). The Lakers are leading the charge in the Western Conference with a 38-11 record on the season. They last beat San Antonio Spurs 129-102 at Staples Centre for their 2nd straight win, a result which ended a two-game home skid for the Showtime. Lakers are 17-6 in home games this season, and 25-5 against the team from the Western Conference.
Houston Rockets, meanwhile, are looking like getting over their recent slump after winning the last three games heading into this match, last winning 125-110 at home against Charlotte Hornets. That winning run hauled the team above to fourth in the Western Conference rankings. Houston are 14-11 in the away games this season.
Teams: Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets
Venue: Staples Center
Match Timing: February 07, @ 09:00 AM
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets team news:
Los Angeles Lakers: DeMarcus Cousins is the only existing injury absentee for the Lakers ahead fo this match.
Houston Rockets: Clint Capela has been upgraded to doubtful ahead of this game with a heel injury, while Russell Westbrook will be assesses before the game with a toe injury.
Gerald Green and Nene Hilario remain out of the consideration with injuries. In addition, Robert Covington and Jordan Bell are expected to make their debut for the Rockets after joining on the deadline day.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets starting five:
Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, JaVale McGee, Avery Bradley, Danny Green
Houston Rockets: James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Danuel House, P. J. Tucker, Ben McLemore
Grand League tips:
Los Angeles Lakers: Kyle Kuzma, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, JaVale McGee, Avery Bradley, Danny Green, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Dwight Howard, Rajon Rondo, Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Troy Daniels, Jared Dudley
Houston Rockets: James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Danuel House, P. J. Tucker, Ben McLemore, Austin Rivers, Isaiah Hartenstein, Thabo Sefolosha, Robert Covington, Jordan Bell
LAL vs HOU Dream11 teams:
PG: Russell Westbrook, Austin Rivers
SG: Danny Green
SF: Eric Gordon, Danuel House
PF: Anthony Davis (SP), Kyle Kuzma
C: JaVale McGee
PG: Austin Rivers
SG: Danny Green, Avery Bradley, James Harden (SP)
SF: Eric Gordon, LeBron James
PF: Kyle Kuzma
C: P. J. Tucker