Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Lakers -5; over/under is 230.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Lakers start the season at home against the Golden State Warriors.
Los Angeles went 41-30 overall and 25-17 in Western Conference play a season ago. The Lakers averaged 7.8 steals, 5.4 blocks and 14.7 turnovers per game last season.
Golden State finished 39-33 overall and 5-7 in Pacific Division action in the 2020-21 season. The Warriors averaged 113.7 points per game while shooting 46.8% from the field and 37.6% from 3-point distance last season.
INJURIES: Lakers: Talen Horton-Tucker: out (thumb), Trevor Ariza: out (ankle).
Warriors: Klay Thompson: out (right achilles), James Wiseman: out (knee).
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