The Daily News had an extensive preview of the Lakers-Rockets series which begins tonight, with features from Elliott on the pivotal match-ups between Yao Ming and the Lakers two 7-footers; and longtime rivals Kobe Bryant and Ron Artest.

There’s also a position-by-position breakdown from yours truly, and the daily notes from ET here and here:

For those of you who like your previews in video form though, check out this video from my buddy Chris Manning.