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PBT Extra: Previewing Heat vs. Lakers Christmas Day matchup

Indiana Pacers v Miami Heat

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 18: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts on the court against the Indiana Pacers at American Airlines Arena on December 18, 2013 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

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Another game that looked better on paper before the season — LeBron James comes to take on Kobe Bryant on Christmas Day. Except Kobe’s fractured knee has fractured some of this game’s appeal.

In the latest PBT Extra Kay Adams asks what the Lakers need to do to win this game — pound the Heat inside with a whole lot of Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill. Problem is, the Lakers like to run under Mike D’Antoni and while they play better that way they don’t play better than the Heat that way.