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Lakers: Predictions for Week 16

Lakers: Predictions for Week 16

The Lakers won two of three games through Week 15, finally reaching double-digits in the win column at 11-42.

They'll play just two games in Week 16, visiting the Indiana Pacers (27-24) and Cleveland Cavaliers (36-14).

Monday at Indiana Pacers

Retiring veteran guard Kobe Bryant will make his final career appearances in both Indiana and Cleveland this week.

The Pacers are one of the top eight teams in the East but is still fighting to hold its position, just two games ahead of the ninth-place Charlotte Hornets.

Indiana is led by All-Star forward Paul George, averaging 23.4 points a game while shooting 41.2% from the field and 38.9% from behind...