The Lakers’ starting five remained the same for the seventh straight game.
Small forward: Vladimir Radmanovic
Power forward: Pau Gasol
Center: Andrew Bynum
Shooting guard: Kobe Bryant
Point guard: Derek Fisher
The New Orleans Hornets went with …
Power forward: David West
Small forward: Peja Stojakovic
Center: Tyson Chandler
Shooting guard: Morris Peterson
Point guard: Chris Paul
There was some talk that Peterson might not play because of a sore left knee. He did not practice Tuesday and underwent an MRI exam. He was in the starting lineup, however.