Categories: NBA

Lakers vs Oklahoma City: Injury Updates, Team News, Match Preview & Predictions

Match details-

Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs Oklahoma City Thunder

When: Tuesday November 19, 2019, 10:30 PM EST (3:30 AM GMT)

Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles.

Preview-

Oklahoma City Thunder are yet to register a win down the road after playing five so far. They would have won on Monday at the Staples Centre if not for Paul George’s three pointer right at the end. Within 24 hours of the thrilling game, Staples centre will get ready for another contest, this time supporting the other team from Los Angeles. Monday’s loss took Oklahoma City’s record to 5-8 in the season so far.

As for the Lakers, everything loos good for them so far. Monday’s win against Atlanta Hawks- powered by LeBron James and cheered by Kobe Bryant– further extended their record to 11-2 so far. They have lost only one game at home so far, with their record at the Staples centre reading 7-1. The Lakers, on an average, have been able to score 110.8 points per game and defensively, they have shown improvement, comceding 100.6 points per game on the year. They will look to continue their focus on defence and will be looking to get their eight win at home and 12th overall.

Denis Schroder (17) of Oklahoma City Thunder during a pre season game (Image: Getty)

Injury updates & team news-

Avery Bradley is yet to recover from his hairline fracture and is listed out for the game against Oklahoma City. Anthony Davis looked fine during the game against and should be able to make it to the side. An expected return at the end of the season will keep DeMarcus Cousins away from the team news at least for a while.

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Oklahoma do not have any major injury concerns. Guard Andre Roberson, who was out with a knee injury against the Clippers, is expected to remain in that state for Tuesday’s game as well.

Predictions-

With the likes of LeBron James, Anthony Davis in the team, the Lakers might prove to be too much for Oklahoma.

Saketh Kandadai @saketh95

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