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LAL vs CHA Dream11 Prediction NBA Live Fantasy Basketball Dream11 Team, Top Picks and Tips for LA Lakers vs Charlotte Hornets

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LAL vs CHA Dream11: The NBA Summer League provides us a rather short glimpse of what we will see months away from here when the NBA season will begin. The Summer League is a great opportunity for young players to get a mini taste of what is to come although the real deal is not an as easy ride as this. This is also an avenue for some players to earn at least a temporary contract after grinding out the professional scene for years. Anyway, in this game, the Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Charlotte Hornets.

The Lakers come into this game after losing to the Suns 84:104 despite a 19 points performance by Scotty Pippen Jr. The Lakers’ defense was highly susceptible in the last game. Meanwhile, the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Pacers 84:06 despite a 17 points effort by Bryce McGowens. Which team will break the slump here?

LA Lakers vs Charlotte Hornets
Match Timing:
11 July, @ 07:00 AM (+05:30 UTC)
Venue: Las Vegas

NBA Projections, Stats & Analysis

Summer League: Nightmare for fantasy lovers

For those engaged in fantasy scenarios, Summer League is rather a huge challenge as there are no fixed minutes and one player can have a huge night in a game and then get rested in the other. The main aim is to test what players are fit for a team’s roster and address their needs, as a rotation player or as someone who can ride the end of the bench and be a part of the practice regimes. For the rookies and other young players, this is a chance to get the feel of things. Therefore, this is surely the most challenging scenario for Fantasy enthusiasts.

Young talents for the teams

The Lakers drafted Max Christie this year and although his offense has been not impressive at all, his defense has been impressive, both in terms of on-the-ball and off-the-ball performances. Scotty Pippen Jr. needs some work too and overall, it is unclear how these two will fit in the Regular Season roster. The Hornets opted for size and went with 7 feet two inches Mark Williams who has some shortcomings but is mobile for his size. They also selected Bryon McGowens who has been rather impressive in his early days.

LA Lakers vs Charlotte Hornets NBA Live, Team News and Lineups

LA Lakers Roster:

Lakers Expected starters
C: Sacha Killeya-Jones
F: Max Christie
F: Cole Swider
G: Nate Pierre-Louis
G: Scotty Pippen Jr.

BENCH: Vitto Brown, Mason Jones, Paris Bass, Javante McCoy, Shareef O’Neal, R.J. Cole, Jay Huff, Fabian White Jr.

Charlotte Hornets Roster:

Hornets Expected Starting Five
C: Nick Richards
F: JT Thor
F: Kai Jones
G: Bryce McGowens
G: Jalen Crutcher

BENCH: LJ Figueroa, Ty-Shon Alexander, Mark Williams, Brad Manek, Justin Minaya, LiAngelo Ball, Scottie Lewis, Cameron McGriff, Isaiah Whaley.

NBA Scores, Fantasy Basketball Top Picks

Bryce McGowens(CHA)
Points: 17
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 05

Bryce has a lot of potential and the Hornets have shown a lot of trust in him.

Scotty Pippen Jr(LAL)
Points: 19
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 03
Steals: 03
Scotty secured a two-way contract with the Lakers and has shown some promising signs.

Nick Richards(CHA)
Points: 15
Rebounds: 11
Assists: 01
Blocks: 02
Richards is a strong scorer and rebounder.

Max Christie(LAL)
Points: 09
Rebounds: 08
Assists: 01
Christie has shown great defense prowess but keeps misfiring on the offensive end.

Kai Jones(CHA)
Points: 12
Rebounds: 09
Assists: 01
Blocks: 01
Steals: 01
Kai shot 0/10 from three in the last game, he surely needs to do beter.

Paris Bass(LAL)
Points: 14
Rebounds: 02
Assists: 00
Blocks: 01
Paris has made a case for minutes

LJ Figueroa(CHA)
Points: 16
Rebounds: 05
Assists: 02
Steals: 01
LJ made all of his six shots in the last game.

Cole Swidler(LAL)
Points: 11
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 01
Cole has been a decent influence thus far.

Mark Williams(CHA)
Points: 05
Rebounds: 08
Assists: 00
Blocks: 02
Rookie Williams has a lot of size to offer but needs polishing on the offensie end.

Mason Jones(LAL)
Points: 10
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 02
Steals: 01
Mason made 3/9 of his shots and he is a veteran player at this point.

Jalen Crutcher(CHA)
Points: 06
Rebounds: 05
Assists: 07
Steals: 01
Blocks: 01

Javante McCoy(LAL)
Points: 07
Rebounds: 01
Assists: 01

Ty-Shon Alexander(CHA)
Points: 05
Rebounds: 01
Assists: 00
Steals: 02

Shareef O’Neal(LAL)
Points: 07
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 00

LAL vs CHA Dream11 Lineup

PG: B McGowens(SP), S Pippen Jr.(PP)
SG: M Christie
SF: L Figueroa, P Bass
PF: M Williams
C:    N Richards, K Jones

Where to watch NBA Live Score?

Shaquille O’Neal’s son, Shareef will be in action here as the upcoming players looking to get a taste of the league while the unsigned players, try to further their careers, the NBA scenario is rather tricky. To watch this game, you can subscribe to NBA TV while the live score can be fetched through a basic Google search or on the official website of the NBA.

Shubham Singh

Basketball is an intense sport and NBA has the most varied talents in the world. I like analysing basketball and uncover the nuances that dictate the game.