Lakers vs. Pacers: Clash of the East and West on Friday Night Basketball Showdown

Lakers Face Off Against Pacers, Aiming for 6th Consecutive Victory

The Los Angeles Lakers (41-32, ninth in the Western Conference) are set to face off against the Indiana Pacers (41-33, sixth in the Eastern Conference) on Friday at 7 p.m. EDT. The Lakers will be looking to extend their impressive five-game win streak with a victory over the Pacers.

The Pacers have been playing well at home, boasting an impressive 21-15 record and the NBA’s top-scoring offense, which averages 122.9 points per game while shooting an impressive 50.5% from the field. On the other hand, the Lakers have struggled on the road, with a 14-20 record and a 16-22 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

One of the key differences between these two teams is their shooting percentages. The Pacers’ shooting percentage of 50.5% is 3.2 percentage points higher than what the Lakers have allowed their opponents to shoot (47.3%). Additionally, while both teams are averaging around 11 made three-pointers per game, the Lakers are giving up an average of just one more make per game than what they make themselves (8.9 vs. 7).

This will be the second matchup between these two teams this season, with the Lakers emerging victorious in their last meeting with a score of 150-145 on March 25th. Anthony Davis led

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