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Pacers vs. Lakers: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

The Pacers begin road trip in style with a game against the new-look Lakers with plenty of familiar faces.

2012-13 NBA Regular Season
November 27, 2012 - 10:30 p.m. ET
STAPLES Center - Los Angeles, CA
TV: Fox Sports Indiana Radio: AM 1070 The Fan
Probable Starters
George Hill PG Darius Morris
Lance Stephenson SG Kobe Bryant
Paul George SF Metta World Peace
David West PF Pau Gasol
Roy Hibbert C Dwight Howard

The Indiana Pacers take on the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on Tuesday night to begin four consecutive road games.

With Mike D'Antoni now guiding the Lakers a big question heading into this game surrounds whether or not the Pacers defense, which remains ranked second based on defensive efficiency, can keep the Lakers offense from running up the score. The Lakers have scored more than 100 points in six of their seven wins which makes that a nifty number to shoot for in limiting the Lakers.

The worse problem, though is that the Pacers offensive efficiency ranks third to last at 96.0, so limiting the Lakers to under 100 points probably won't do the trick unless the Pacers newly implemented offense starts showing some results and showing 'em quickly.

For more on the Lakers, check out Silver Screen and Roll. Also, leave your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.

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