Magic take on Bryant, Lakers tonight
The probable starting lineup for LAL:
G... Derek Fisher (11.6 ppg)
G... Kobe Bryant (27.6 ppg, 6.1 rebs)
F... Ronny Turiaf (7.6 ppg)
F... Lamar Odom (12.6 ppg, 6.8 rebs)
C... Andrew Bynum (10.9 ppg, 10.3 rebs)
Top reserves: Jordan Farmar (10.1 ppg); Vladimir Radmanovic (8.9 ppg); Luke Walton (7.2 ppg); Sasha Vujacic (6.3 ppg). Kwame Brown has an injured knee and is out indefinitely.
Former Magic reserve Trevor Ariza has played in just three games for the Lakers, scoring 6 pts.
LA is averaging 106.0 ppg while allowing 101.9 ppg. ORL is averaging 103.4 ppg while allowing 96.5 ppg.
The Magic have not beaten the Lakers in LA since March of 1996. The Lakers have beaten the Magic 5 games in a row and 15 of 17 overall, and are 1 1/2 pt favorites to keep that streak going (www.pinnaclesports.com).