The Portland Trail Blazers battle a familiar rival tonight at the Moda Center: the villainous Los Angeles Lakers. With both teams on the fringe of the play-in picture, but a hot streak away from jumping into the middle of the West standings, tonight’s matchup could hold playoff implications. It’s all going down right at home in Rip City, baby!
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Trail Blazers vs. Lakers - Sunday, January 22 - 6:00 p.m. PT
How to watch on TV: Root Sports Plus, NBA League Pass
Blazers injuries: Justise Winslow (out), Gary Payton II (available)
Lakers injuries: Anthony Davis (out), Lonnie Walker IV (out), Austin Reaves (out), LeBron James (questionable)
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