In a battle between the two best teams in the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers will be taking on the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. If you aren’t around a TV to check out this primetime NBA matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription.
The Lakers (14-4) enter this primetime matchup with the best record in the NBA’s Western conference. Los Angeles is also on a three-game winning streak, with their most recent win happening on Monday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-108. In that game, LeBron James scored a season-high 46 points, upping his season average to 25.2 points per game on 49.7 percent from the field.
As for the Sixers (12-6), they are coming into this game off of a 119-104 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. Philadelphia did not have All-star center Joel Embiid, which played a big part into the final result. This season, Embiid is having an MVP year, averaging 27.7 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. Before suffering that loss to the Pistons, the Sixers were on a three-game winning streak.