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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game Day Thread

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The Blazers hope to get a win against the LeBron-less Lakers.

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Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers

The Portland Trail Blazers are at home in the Moda Center tonight, taking on the Los Angeles Lakers. It’s a big game for a lot of reasons — one being that after over a year, fans are finally back in the building. While it’s at a low capacity, having Rip City back in the arena is sure to add to the Blazers’ energy. Tonight is also a big game as the Lakers and the Trail Blazers are both fighting to avoid the play-in tournament. Tonight’s game will have a big impact on who advances safely to the playoffs and who fights for their spot in the play-in. It’s a big game tonight, and Portland needs the win.

The following information is courtesy of our Game Day Preview team.

Friday, May 7 - 7:00 p.m. PT
How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA League Pass or see games all season on fuboTV
Blazers injuries: Zach Collins (out), Norman Powell (probable)
Lakers injuries: Jared Dudley (out), Dennis Schroder (out), LeBron James (out), Talen Horton-Tucker (out), Alex Caruso (questionable), Marc Gasol (probable), Kyle Kuzma (probable), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (probable), Anthony Davis (probable)
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