Here are some pre-game notes.
- Kobe Bryant will not play against the Sixers tonight due to a sore shoulder.
- Hollis Thompson is out for the Sixers due to a corneal abrasion.
- The Sixers sit three games ahead of the Lakers in the win column.
- The Lakers are 29th in offensive rating, per basketball-reference.com, but are 5.5 points clear of the Sixers on the season for 30th. The Lakers are last in defensive rating while the Sixers sit 22nd.
- Jahlil Okafor will be active and coming off the bench.
Go to Silver Screen and Roll if you're looking for a Lakers-centric look at tonight's game.
|Projected Starters||Game Time: 10:30 PM EST|
|G - Ish Smith||G - Lou Williams|
|G - Isaiah Canaan||G - Jordan Clarkson|
|F - JaKarr Sampson||F - Anthony Brown|
|F - Jerami Grant||F - Larry Nance, Jr.|
|C - Nerlens Noel||C - Roy Hibbert|
Officials: Monty McCutcheon, Mitchell Ervin, Josh Tiven
TV: CSN Philadelphia
Broadcasters: Marc Zumoff, Alaa Abdelnaby, Molly Sullivan
Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic
Broadcaster: Tom McGinnis