Wow, it's 12:30pm and still no game thread. Support for this team is decreasing at an alarming rate.
Lakers starting 5:
SG: Blake (Game time decision)
Bench: Marshall, Williams, Hill, Kaman
OUT: Farmar, Henry, Bryant, Meeks, Young, Gasol
Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine 3m
Lakers & @SteveNash locks to win in Philly? Previous four players to play on 40th birthday all won (Kareem, James Edwards, Stockton & Kidd)