On Tuesday, the
The Warriors played Monday at home, defeating the
The Warriors will play without rookie Kevon Looney (hip).
Green is also one of the league's better defenders, despite standing at just 6 foot 7 -- small for a power forward and part-time center.
The Lakers will start a rookie against Green in
Nance is still learning how to play in the NBA, but he's collected 14 rebounds in each of the Lakers' last two games. Over the past five, Nance is hitting 70% of his shots from the field.
The Lakers will also bring Julius Randle off the bench to match up against Green.
Curry is the league's leading scorer at 29.7 points a game. Warriors teammate Klay Thompson has 20.4 a night.
The Warriors have a long list of productive players including
The Lakers are coming off a dominant win over the
Bryant would obviously add another offensive weapon to attack Golden State, if healthy.
Marcelo Huertas may need to fill in at backup point guard, if Russell isn't able to go.
The Lakers have a puncher's chance, drawing the Warriors on their back-to-back, but Golden State has been far too dominant this season. Expect the Lakers' win streak to end at three.