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Lakers will be short-handed in tonight’s game vs the Miami Heat at Staples Center.

A total of six players will be out for the Lakers. In addition to Trevor Ariza, Kendrick Nunn, Talen Horton-Tucker and LeBron James, the multiple time champions have ruled out Austin Reaves and Rajon Rondo.

Therefore, the hosts will have 10 players ready to go for the matchup vs Miami. For their part, the Heat could also miss key players for the contest.

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