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Lakers Vs. Hawks: Time, Broadcast Info, Lineups & Game Preview

The Los Angeles Lakers begin their post All-Star break journey tonight with a game against the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center. Kobe Bryant returns to the same floor two days after winning his record fourth straight All-Star MVP, and will face two All-Stars in Joe Johnson and Al Horford of the Hawks. Here are the pertinent details of tonight's game:

Teams: Hawks (34-21) vs. Lakers (38-19)

Location: Staples Center

Time: 7:30 p.m. PST

TV: Fox Sports West

Streaks: Lakers (lost 3); Hawks (lost 1)

Slumps of Late: The Lakers are just 5-6 in their last 11 games, while the Hawks are 6-6 in their last 12 games

Hawks Leading Scorer: Joe Johnson, 19.6 points per game

Hawks Leading Rebounder: Al Horford, 9.8 boards per game

Hawks Leading Assist Man: Johnson, 5.4 assists per contest

Probable Starting Lineups:

Hawks

  • Point Guard: Mike Bibby
  • Shooting Guard: Joe Johnson
  • Small Forward: Josh Smith
  • Power Forward: Marvin Williams
  • Center: Al Horford

Lakers

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

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