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Washington Wizards at Los Angeles Lakers: Regular Season Game 19 Open Thread (UPDATED)

The Essentials:

Wizards (6-13) at Lakers (14-6)
10:30 p.m.
Staples Center
Radio: 106.7 The Fan

Notable early Lakers numbers this season

4th in expected winning percentage (.767)
10th in pace factor (94.1 possessions per game
1st in offensive efficiency (115.2 points/100 possessions)
12th in defensive efficiency (105.8 points/100 possessions

Tonight's Starters
Wizards vs. Lakers
John Wall PG Derek Fisher
Gilbert Arenas SG Kobe Bryant
Al Thornton SF Ron Artest
Yi Jianlian PF Lamar Odom
JaVale McGee C Pau Gasol

UPDATE; Whoa. Michael Lee says Andray Blatche will not play with a hip contusion. Yi Jianlian will start. More strikingly, Flip is putting Gilbert Arenas and Al Thornton in the starting lineup to replace Kirk Hinrich and Alonzo Gee. So we get to see Arenas start after all.

Apologies for the lack of posting recently - Albert Haynesworth stuff has weighed me down at the day job. Here are a bunch of links to read before tonight's Lakers game: