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Stanley Johnson will get his first start with the Los Angeles Lakers in the road game vs the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.

The 25-year-old forward will be in the starting lineup alongside Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, Avery Bradley and Malik Monk. Stanley Johnson is under a 10-day contract with the Lakers as a replacement player.

The Lakers have dropped to 16-18 in the standings and will seek to put an end to a five-game losing streak. For their part, the Houston Rockets are on the bottom of the table, at 10-24.

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