The Lakers were the hottest team in the NBA just one week ago Sunday, having won 17 of 18 games since the All-Star break, but now they face a team nearly as hot in the Oklahoma City Thunder. While the Lakers have lost four straight games, the Thunder are 17-4 in their last 21 games. Here are the probable starting lineups for tonight's 6:30 p.m. PDT game, which will be televised by Fox Sports West:
- Point Guard: Russell Westbrook
- Shooting Guard: Thabo Sefolosha
- Small Forward: Kevin Durant
- Power Forward: Serge Ibaka
Center: Kendrick Perkins
Point Guard: Derek Fisher
Shooting Guard: Kobe Bryant
Small Forward: Ron Artest
Power Forward: Pau Gasol
Center: Andrew Bynum
The Lakers have defeated Oklahoma City eight straight times at Staples Center in the regular season.
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