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Lakers Vs. Spurs: (Very) Probable Starting Lineups & Injury Report

The Los Angeles Lakers, currently holding the third seed in the Western Conference, and the San Antonio Spurs, with an NBA-best 26-4 record, have had remarkably consistent starting lineups this season. They are the only two teams to have the same starting lineup for every game, and that doesn't figure to change tonight, in the 31st game of the season for both teams. He is a look at the projected starting lineups and injury reports for both teams for tonight's contest, at AT&T Center in San Antonio.

Lakers

  • Point Guard: Derek Fisher
  • Shooting Guard: Kobe Bryant
  • Small Forward: Ron Artest
  • Power Forward: Lamar Odom
  • Center: Pau Gasol

The Lakers assigned rookie Devin Ebanks to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Developmental League on Monday. Ebanks has averaged 2.9 points in 12 games this season, appearing in a total of 77 minutes. Andrew Bynum is listed as probable with right knee soreness, but is expected to play. Kobe is listed on the injury report with a sprained right pinkie finger, but the report mentions that he will play.

Spurs

  • Point Guard: Tony Parker
  • Shooting Guard: Manu Ginobili
  • Small Forward: Richard Jefferson
  • Power Forward: DeJuan Blair
  • Center: Tim Duncan

The only person listed on the injury report for San Antonio is James Anderson, the rookie from Oklahoma State who has been out since the seventh game of the season with a stress fracture in his right foot.

For more Lakers news and information, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Silver Screen and Roll.