Both teams have struggled with injuries this season. The Thunder, typically one of the top contenders in the Western Conference, is fighting to hold onto the eighth playoff seed.
They'll play the Lakers without
For the Lakers, Nick Young is out with a knee injury while
The UCLA guard would be in serious consideration for the
Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson will have one of his toughest challenges of the season against Westbrook.
The Thunder acquired center
On Sunday, Kanter scored 27 points with 12 rebounds in a win the 22-year-old has averaged 17.8 points and 11.1 rebounds while shooting 56.2% from the field.
The Lakers need strong performances from
The Thunder need this win to help hold off the
The Lakers are generally competitive, but rarely victorious.