Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction, Preview, Head to Head, Injury Report, Starting Line-up – 20th October 2021| NBA Season 2021-22

Read the match prediction, preview, injury report, starting line-up of the Golden State Warriors vs the LA Lakers NBA opening game.

Get to know about Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers prediction here. The premier game of the 75th edition is finally happening. The 2021-22 NBA season s officially here. The Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers are competing against each other on the opening night. The match is surely highly anticipated as both the teams are all brimming with talents and skills but only on the court will I show the world what they are capable of. In the preseason game, the LA Lakers have recorded a  loss of 0-6 with Warriors winning both the preseason match against the Lakers.

Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Preview

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As per the data released by the Oddsmakers, the Warriors are amongst the top 4 teams who are chosen as favorites for the NBA championship this season. Winning all 5 of their exhibition preseason games, the Warriors are showing a steady and working roster. But everything condenses to the vary fact that the truth about every roster is unfolded and revealed on the court.

The LA Lakers are obvious the top contenders for the championship this season. With a roster full of veterans, an all-star level performance is expected of them. Unlike the Warriors, the LA Lakers recorded a 0-6 loss in the preseason. Though the offense sees favorable their defense looks distorted and disarranged. Knowing Stephen Curry, he would just breeze through the defenders and make them dance to the tune of his dribbling.

The LA Lakers have many seasoned players without potential unknown but the efficiency has even reached the half-court yet. The dub nation might witness Klay Thompson’s return soon. It has been almost 2 seasons since Thompson stepped on the court to play n an official NBA match.

Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers: Head to Head

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  • 2020-2021-  Lakers 2- 1Warriors
  • 2019-2020-  Lakers 3-0 Warriors
  • 2018-2019-  Lakers 1-3 Warriors
  • 2017-2018- Lakers 0-4 Warriors

Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers: Injury Report

The Warriors will be seen without Klap Thompson, James Wiseman, and Jonathan Kuminga.

  • Klay Thompson: Achilles Tendon
  • James Wiseman: Knee
  • Jonathan  Kuminga: Knee
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For the LA Lakers the players who will be resting out of the match due to injuries are:

  • Trevor Ariza: Ankle surgery
  • Wayne Ellington: Hamstring
  • Talen Horton-Tucker: Thumb Surgery
  • Malik Monk: Groin Strain
  • Kendrick Nunn- Ankle

Though Anthony Davis is playing still even the slightest flinch from him sends the entire Lakers fan base into distress.

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Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers: Starting Line up

The predicted starting 5 for the Golden State Warriors is

  • Point Guard: Stephen Curry
  • Shooting Guard: Jordan Poole
  • Power forward: Draymond Green
  • Small forward: Andre Wiggins
  • Centre: Kevon looney

The predicted starting lineup of the LA Lakers is:

  • Point Guard: Russell Westbrook
  • Shooting Guard: Kent Bazemore
  • Power forward: Anthony Davis
  • Small Forward: LeBron James
  • Centre: DeAndre Jordan

Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction

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Now let us talk about Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers prediction. Based on the roster of both the teams, the LA Lakers have an advantage over the Golden state warriors as the Lakers’ rotation is star-studded whereas the Warriors rotation is building up by assimilating young rookies and seasoned players together. But based on how efficiently one used their rotation. Then the Warriors are a step ahead. Even though the Warriors are still building their team they are harmoniously working on the court.

The Golden State Warriors look more promising and ready than the LA Lakers for tonight’s game. But the benefit of the doubt goes to the Lakers because they will be playing in their home court, the Staples Centre, with a star-laden roster.

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