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Lakers Vs. Nets: Probable Starting Lineups & Injury Report

The streaking Los Angeles Lakers are in search of their seventh straight win tonight as they host the New Jersey Nets at Staples Center. The Lakers are also in search of their seventh straight win against the Nets, who bring two recent ex-Lakers to town in Sasha Vujacic and Jordan Farmar.The Lakers have won eight of their last nine games, while the Nets have lost eight of their last nine.

Here is a look at tonight's probable starting lineups and injury reports:

Nets (10-28)

  • Point Guard: Devin Harris
  • Shooting Guard: Stephen Graham
  • Small Forward: Travis Outlaw
  • Power Forward: Derrick Favors
  • Center: Brook Lopez

Damion James (broken right foot) and Anthony Morrow (strained right hamstring) are out, as they have been for about a month. Troy Murphy has played only 10:38 in the last eight games, suffering from a viral infection, and he is out as well.

Lakers (29-11)

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

Lamar Odom continues to be listed on the injury report, as probable, with a sore left shoulder, but it seems more a formality than anything else as Odom is expected to play.

For more information on tonight's game, be sure to read Silver Screen and Roll.