The Pacers are trying their best to field a healthy playing rotation with hopes that a few players listed as questionable will be able to give it a go against the defending champs.
The Lakers are well aware of a loaded injury report and have plenty of firepower listed as questionable. However, with the season winding down, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and friends would like to get a run or two in before the playoffs begin, particularly if they remain in the play-in games.
Frank Vogel could use his return to the Fieldhouse as a championship coach for a postseason full dress rehearsal against his former team.
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
When: 1:00 p.m. ET
TV: Bally Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Pacers: Caris LeVert, Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, Oshae Brissett, Domantas Sabonis
Laker: Jrue Holiday, Donte DiVincenzo Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez
IND: Aaron Holiday (big toe) - questionable, Domantas Sabonis (quad) - questionable, Caris LeVert (knee) - questionable, Edmond Sumner (knee) - out, Jeremy Lamb (knee) - out, Malcolm Brodgon (hamstring) - out, Myles Turner (big toe) - out, T.J. Warren (foot) - out
LAL: Marc Gasol (finger fracture) - probable, Kyle Kuzma (lower back) - probable, Alex Caruso (foot) - questionable, Anthony Davis (adductor tightness) - questionable, LeBron James (ankle) - questionable, Alfonzo McKinnie (foot) - questionable, Dennis Schroder (health and safety protocol) - questionable, Jared Dudley - out (torn right MCL)
Enemy view: Silver Screen and Roll
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