LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) — The following are the starters for the NBA game between the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staple Center this afternoon.
Steve Nash starts again at the point guard position for the Lakers after making a winning return on Saturday and he will be joined by the team’s superstar Kobe Bryant, who leads the NBA with over 29 points per game, is expected to handle most of the scoring again.
Bryant has moved to play at the small forward position with Darius Morris playing at shooting guard.
The Lakers team is completed by Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard, who must combine well if they are to extend the current four game winning streak.
For the Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton all start, with veterans Jason Kidd and Kurt Thomas joining them.
The game is live on ABC.
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Lakers vs Knicks Starting Teams
Los Angeles Lakers
Darius Morris – G, Steve Nash – G, Kobe Bryant – F, Pau Gasol – F, Dwight Howard – C
New York Knicks
Raymond Felton – G, Jason Kidd – G, Carmelo Anthony – F, Kurt Thomas – F, Tyson Chandler, – C