The Clippers are coming off a home loss to the best team in the Eastern Conference, the
For the Lakers,
The Lakers will also play without
If Lin does start, he's got one of the most difficult covers in the
Paul is averaging 17.6 points and 9.5 assists a game, while shooting 47.7% from the field and 39.9% from three-point range.
Lin is at 10.7 points with 4.6 assists, shooting 43.6% and 35.1%, respectively.
The Lakers need to deal with the front court of Blake Griffin and
If Price doesn't play,
Whatever the Lakers have to work with on the floor, they'll need to find a way to defend the Clippers, which is no easy task.
The Clippers have shown they're vulnerable this season, but the Lakers have had a significantly greater struggle.
Put the home team down for the win.