Description: HOU Vs LAL Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Inconsistent Lakers scour for a crucial win against the Rockets today
While not much is being read into the seeding round results which sides ascertained of a spot in the playoffs massively shuffling and toying with their playing 5s, Los Angeles Lakers form nonetheless makes for troubled reading. Notwithstanding the side giving its lesser played players minutes on the court, the 105-86 thumping Oklahoma handed out to them the last time around was a calamitous result for the side.
In what is being largely touted as the side’s worst performance all season long, the Lakers made for dreary and languid viewing yesterday. The side offered absolutely nothing in the attacking side of the game despite largely doling out a side comprising of main players, a languid performance which doesn’t bode well for the Western Conference leaders going forward.
It’s a defeat which sees today’s outing take on a whole new meaning for the Lakers. Stepping out onto the court for their second game on the bounce, the Lakers need to not only overhaul that dismal showing in a shot turnaround time but need to script a win and remind everyone of why they have registered the finest record in the conference.
HOU Vs LAL Dream11 Probable Winner
The Lakers will be well aware though that they aren’t going to be handed out any favours by the Rockets today as they look to steady their ship. The team is up against a Rockets side which has already defeated Milwaukee in the bubble and will be making an advent into the day’s scrimmage looking to redeem its defeat to Portland Trail Blazers.
This has the makings of being an extradonaire scoring feast, a point galore tie where two stalwarts will press hard for a win. We envision the Lakers managing to break out of the rut they are in to defeat the Rockets by the smallest of margins courtesy of their defensive attributes.
Probable Playing 5
Harden, Westbrook, House, Robert, Tucker
Los Angeles Lakers
James, Davis, Green, JaVale McGree, Kentavious
NBA Scrimmage 2019-20
Match: Houston Rockets Vs Los Angeles Lakers
Date And Time: 7th August, Friday: 6:30pm
Venue: The Arena, Orlando
- Harden: 33 ppg
Los Angeles Lakers
- Davis: 27 ppg
Best Ball Stealer
- Westbrook: 8.2 rpg
Los Angeles Lakers
- Davis: 11.2 rpg
Portland Trail Blazers Vs Houston Rockets: 110-102
Los Angeles Lakers Vs Oklahoma City Thunder: 86-105
Dream 11 Picks
We’ll be beginning our set of picks from the Lakers with the pick of Alex Caruso. With 7 points, 3 assists and 3 rebounds yesterday, the point guard yesterday controlled the centre of the court for his side with his quick ball movements and rotations.
Danny Green is set to be a part of Los Angeles Lakers’ playing 5 today as his side looks to navigate its way past this vigorous schedule to make the shooting guard a must have pick. He’s partnered by Dion Waiters, someone who has quashed notions of the Lakers’ having a weak squad by massively impressing in the bubble, a discourse alluded to with his staggering 14 points yesterday.
Houston Rockets meanwhile will see their pivotal player, James Harden be indulged in by us for this one. With Westbrook’s participation dicey, Harden can easily justify his colossal 25 credit price tag and emulate the 33.2 ppg he has for the side this season.
9.9 ppg Danuel House partners him up, a player who has been in stunning touch since the league’s restart. His ability to pounce on the second chance points and pull off field points for the side at a high percentage have lead to the side’s consummate success with the player’s ability to backstep and send down points in the paint seeing oppositions being bludgeoned.
Anthony Davis is a man out on a mission for the Lakers this season. The team’s top scorer in the league with a staggering 27 ppg, he’s been consistent and flawless as ever with the power forward managing to put down a 9 point and 8 rebound performance yesterday.
For Houston Rockets, the main predicament today is going to be placating an untenable Los Angeles Lakers attack inside the paint. Luckily for the club though, they have 6 rpb man P.J. Tucker at their disposal, someone whose ability to guard and screen his post make him a viable option.
Jeff Green torched his way to a tearaway 22 points the last time around, one where his ability to send down points in the paint was well decimated to see us subject ourselves to his services.
The pulsating manner in which he’s peddled the double-doubles for his side see us make Davis our star player while Harden is the pro player.
Dream 11 Team
Caruso, Harden, Waiters, Green, House, Davis, Tucker, Jeff
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.