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Paul George will be in the starting lineup of the Clippers in the battle with the Lakers at Staples Center on Friday night.

George was dealing with an ankle injury, but he is ready to go for the LA derby, according to Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue.

Alongside the multiple time All-Star, Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris, Serge Ibaka and Ivica Zubac will start for the Clippers, who want to snap a three-game losing streak (11-11). For their part, the Lakers want to climb higher in the standings, as they are currently sixth in the West (12-11).

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