LAL vs ORL Dream11: Los Angeles Lakers will be looking to extend the winning run to 10 games when they host Orlando Magic in the NBA regular-season at Stapels Center on Thursday morning. The Lakers are sitting atop the Western Conference with a 33-7 record in the season, while the Magic are 7th in the Eastern Conference power ranking, and arrive in this game having beaten Sacramento Kings 112-114 at Golden 1 Center.
Fantasy Basketball – Head-to-head:
Total Games: 61
Los Angeles Lakers: 39
Orlando Magic: 22
Los Angeles Lakers will play host to Orlando Magic at Staples Center in the NBA. The match will start at 09:00 AM (IST), January 16, Thursday morning.
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Anthony Davis: He is doubtful for this game but is passed fit, then he should be your first choice for the Dream11 Small League teams.
Points Per Game: 27.1
Rebounds Per Game: 9.4
Assists Per Game: 3.2
Steals Per Game: 1.5
Blocks Per Game: 2.6
LeBron James: The King is still ruling the NBA, and has already won player of the week and player of the month awards.
Points Per Game: 25.5
Rebounds Per Game: 7.8
Assists Per Game: 10.7
Steals Per Game: 1.3
Blocks Per Game: 0.5
Evan Fournier: Leading the charge for the Magic this season, and is the number-1 player in the team in points per game.
Points Per Game: 19.2
Rebounds Per Game: 2.6
Assists Per Game: 3.3
Steals Per Game: 1.1
Blocks Per Game: 0.2
Nikola Vucevic: He guarantees points, as simple as that due to his ability to dominate the paint on both ends of the court.
Points Per Game: 18.8
Rebounds Per Game: 11.4
Assists Per Game: 3.3
Steals Per Game: 0.9
Blocks Per Game: 1.0
Danny Green: On his day, he can be the best player from 3-point range.
Kyle Kuzma: He started the last couple of games and showed that he is more than a rotational player.
Aaron Gordon and Markelle Fultz can be the good value as well.
Los Angeles Lakers Team news:
Status out: DeMarcus Cousins (knee injury) remains on the sideline for the Lakers. Rajon Rondo will be missing the game as well due to a finger injury.
Status Questionable: Anthony Davis (back injury) may be available for the Magic game after he claimed to be feeling fine following a shoulder injury.
Expected Los Angeles Lakers squad to face Magic: Anthony Davis (Questionable), LeBron James, JaVale McGee, Jared Dudley, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Danny Green, Kyle Kuzma, Dwight Howard, Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Troy Daniels, Avery Bradley
Orlando Magic Team news:
Status out: Al-Farouq Amine (knee injury), Michael Carter-Williams (shoulder injury) and Jonathan Isaac (knee injury) are out for the Magic.
Status Questionable: DJ Augustin (knee injury) will be a game-time call for the Magic.
Orlando Magic's expected squad to face the Lakers: D.J. Augustin, Mo Bamba, Khem Birch, Isaiah Briscoe, Evan Fournier, Melvin Frazier, Aaron Gordon, Jonathan Isaac, Wesley Iwundu, Terrence Ross
LAL vs ORL starting five:
Los Angeles Lakers:
PF: LeBron James
SF: Lyle Kuzma / Anthony Davis
C: JaVale McGee
PG: Danny Green
SG: Avery Bradley
PF: Aaron Gordon
SF: Khem Birch
C: Nikola Vucevic
PG: Evan Fournier
SG: Markelle Fultz
Los Angeles Lakers: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Dwight Howard, Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Jared Dudley, Troy Daniels
Orlando Magic: Terrence Ross, D. J. Augustin, Wes Iwundu, Mohamed Bamba