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Markieff Morris and Damian Jones will be in the starting lineup of the Lakers for the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

This will be the third straight game that Morris and Jones will be starters for the defending champions.

Markieff Morris will replace Anthony Davis, who is out for the Lakers with a right calf strain.

For his part, Damian Jones will replace Marc Gasol, who has entered the Health and Safety protocols of the NBA.

Morris and Jones were in the starting lineup of the Lakers in the games against the Indiana Pacers and the Golden State Warriors.