Byron Scott Must Find Rotation Spot For Anthony Brown

Anthony Brown has consistently been overlooked.

He fell out of the first round despite checking every necessary box for a ‘3-and-D’ wing in today’s NBA. He was barely even mentioned during the off-season as a potential piece of the Lakers future core as many were more focused on higher potential guys like Robert Upshaw. Even his play in the preseason, particularly in the finale, has hardly gone noticed.

Hopefully, it hasn’t gone unnoticed by the Lakers coaching staff because one thing is for sure, Brown needs to be in the rotation.

First and foremost, Brown is already the Lakers best perimeter defender. That’s not saying much considering the Lakers other options, but if the Lakers plan on improving their defense this season, having someone on the perimeter capable of hanging with the top wings in the NBA is a necessity.

Jordan Clarkson is improving, but he is still average at best and doesn’t have the size to guard small forwards. Kobe and Metta are far removed from their All-Defensive team days, and Nick and Lou would barely be passable even if they tried on that end consistently, but that’s not going to happen.

Anthony Brown

Brown takes pride on that end of the floor and it starts with the basics. He gets down into picture-perfect defensive stance, sliding his feet and staying lateral with his man and keeping active hand to tip and steal passes. He also does a great job of recovering and closing out and very rarely did he not have a hand in his man’s face when the shot went up.

Offensively, Brown has shown himself to be one of the best shooters on the roster. Preseason is obviously a small sample size, but he shot 66.7 percent from three-point range. His effective field goal percentage (63.2) and true shooting percentage (64.3) were also extremely impressive.

It is also worth noting that all of Brown’s field goals were assisted baskets. This makes sense as Brown is not yet someone who can create his own shot consistently, but with this roster he doesn’t really need to. Looking at the Lakers, nearly every player is most comfortable with the ball in their hands. Russell, Clarkson, Kobe, Randle, Huertas, Lou, and Young are all ball-dominant guys. Some are capable of spotting up, but that is not necessarily their forte.

Brown is excellent off the ball and again it’s the little things that make a difference. He understands how to slide into open spots behind the arc depending on where the ball is and always has his hands ready to shoot once he receives the ball so there is no hesitation.

The question now becomes where will Brown’s minutes come from. Byron Scott has said that he is looking to have a 9-10 man rotation via Bill Oram of OC Register:

With Huertas and Lou Will locks to get minutes off the bench, the only option would seem to be Brown taking minutes away from Nick Young, and that’s fine by me. Brown can provide the same shooting and with Huertas and Lou already being creators, he’ll have no pressure to do more than what he’s capable.

The Lakers are finally starting to show some promise for the future as Clarkson, Russell, and Randle could all be stars in this league, but role players are a necessity as well and Brown has the potential to be a very good one. Getting him on the floor and developing him as a defensive stopper should be a focus.

YES please replace Nick Young with Brown. This kid needs experience. In all honesty guys I think we should stick Young at the end of the bench and use him as some type of insurance if Kobe goes down. Even then I’d rather play MWP over Young… I hope MWP can really take Brown under his wing.

What do you guys think?

  • YES please replace Nick Young with Brown. This kid needs experience. In all honesty guys I think we should stick Young at the end of the bench and use him as some type of insurance if Kobe goes down. Even then I’d rather play MWP over Young… I hope MWP can really take Brown under his wing.

    What do you guys think?

  • He should be first small forward off the bench…….defense wins playing time for me.

  • He should be first small forward off the bench…….defense wins playing time for me.

  • I was NOT a fan of Nicholas Young after last years performance, BUT lately he has shown his sharp shooter skills have not left him. Also, he and Louis Williams have shown they can play very well together.

    I want to win games, this is not daycare, this is the 16 Times Champions Lakers!

    A Brown can develop at his pace. Look at how well Randle is playing today without playing a game last year! A Brown will receive the same training benefits.

  • I was NOT a fan of Nicholas Young after last years performance, BUT lately he has shown his sharp shooter skills have not left him. Also, he and Louis Williams have shown they can play very well together.

    I want to win games, this is not daycare, this is the 16 Times Champions Lakers!

    A Brown can develop at his pace. Look at how well Randle is playing today without playing a game last year! A Brown will receive the same training benefits.

  • I’d platoon them, depending on the matchup.

    Not a big fan of running three young guys at once, but, considering the Lakers’ lack of options, I’d also start him in place of Kobe on b2bs or Kobe’s other days off.

  • I’d platoon them, depending on the matchup.

    Not a big fan of running three young guys at once, but, considering the Lakers’ lack of options, I’d also start him in place of Kobe on b2bs or Kobe’s other days off.

  • By your reasoning, METTA should be a starter. His defense is unquestionable.

  • I was wondering about that too — MWP probably won’t play more than 12-15 minutes, but where will it come from? Nick Young? Kobe? Brown?

  • By your reasoning, METTA should be a starter. His defense is unquestionable.

  • I was wondering about that too — MWP probably won’t play more than 12-15 minutes, but where will it come from? Nick Young? Kobe? Brown?

  • I agree I want to win games also. I think Brown has the intangibles… Let’s see what happens. A good nick young only makes us that much better as a team.

  • I agree I want to win games also. I think Brown has the intangibles… Let’s see what happens. A good nick young only makes us that much better as a team.

  • A Brown has many good things going for him:
    Athleticism
    Intelligence
    Perimeter shooting
    Defense first mindset
    Drafted by us.
    LA native (Bellflower)

  • A Brown has many good things going for him:
    Athleticism
    Intelligence
    Perimeter shooting
    Defense first mindset
    Drafted by us.
    LA native (Bellflower)

  • I keep telling folks we’ll never get proper youth development when we keep living in the past.

  • I keep telling folks we’ll never get proper youth development when we keep living in the past.

  • Agreed. I get the argument to keep MWP, but would have preferred they used it to lock up either Holmes or Upshaw during their d-league assignments.

  • Agreed. I get the argument to keep MWP, but would have preferred they used it to lock up either Holmes or Upshaw during their d-league assignments.

  • No the article said that he is the laker’s best defender and MWP I believe was mainly signed to serve as a mentor.

  • No the article said that he is the laker’s best defender and MWP I believe was mainly signed to serve as a mentor.

  • we have to be careful not to push the young guys out there too fast. i think brown will be good, but there were games where he didnt score at all and only took two shots. i think you can start him on b2bs and tryto find him 5 7 mins a game. or when young isnt playing well enogh. but i need him to have the green light and have the balls to shoot when he is in

  • we have to be careful not to push the young guys out there too fast. i think brown will be good, but there were games where he didnt score at all and only took two shots. i think you can start him on b2bs and tryto find him 5 7 mins a game. or when young isnt playing well enogh. but i need him to have the green light and have the balls to shoot when he is in

  • He rarely even got passed to when he was in so that’s unfair judgement. If he had more opportunities then that’d be different.

  • He rarely even got passed to when he was in so that’s unfair judgement. If he had more opportunities then that’d be different.

  • I have to agree with Malik — they’re not calling anything for him…he only gets opportunities if his teammates spot him on the wing.

  • I have to agree with Malik — they’re not calling anything for him…he only gets opportunities if his teammates spot him on the wing.

  • I thought he was being put on the inactive list with Nance? Either way he’s role on the team as mentor, his not getting any PT unless injuries.

  • I thought he was being put on the inactive list with Nance? Either way he’s role on the team as mentor, his not getting any PT unless injuries.

  • Metta is listed as inactive this first game. That is likely due to him not being in basketball shape yet. Going forward you best believe he will get PT from Scott. Makes no sense to hold a roster spot just to be a mentor.

  • Metta is listed as inactive this first game. That is likely due to him not being in basketball shape yet. Going forward you best believe he will get PT from Scott. Makes no sense to hold a roster spot just to be a mentor.

  • I’m with you. Starting lineup at the beginning of the season should be:

    Clarkson
    Bryant
    Brown
    Randle
    Hibbert

  • I’m with you. Starting lineup at the beginning of the season should be:

    Clarkson / Russel / Huertas
    Bryant / Williams
    Brown / MWP or Young depending on what which end of the floor we need to focus on
    Randle / Nance Jr / Bass or Kelly
    Hibbert / Black / Sacre

  • How could he not find a spot for him? It’s not like they have a plethora of SF options. With old man river, excuse me, Kobe sitting our back to back games those minutes have to be distributed between Lou, Nick and Anthony.

  • He’s not that young. He wasn’t a one and done player, he stayed all four years.

  • How could he not find a spot for him? It’s not like they have a plethora of SF options. With old man river, excuse me, Kobe sitting our back to back games those minutes have to be distributed between Lou, Nick and Anthony.

  • He’s not that young. He wasn’t a one and done player, he stayed all four years.

  • Sticking Nick at the end of the bench is the dumbest idea ever. Oh wait no you said you’d rather MWP over him, now THAT’S the dumbest idea ever!

  • Sticking Nick at the end of the bench is the dumbest idea ever. Oh wait no you said you’d rather MWP over him, now THAT’S the dumbest idea ever!

  • Young can have PT at SG or SF. I’d have Brown over Young at SF as much as possible. The kid has potential: let’s explore it!

  • Young can have PT at SG or SF. I’d have Brown over Young at SF as much as possible. The kid has potential: let’s explore it!

  • That’s a totally different situation! I like Swaggy B(Anthony’s new nickname) and want him to get playing time to get into his rhythm but so long as Nick plays defense he will get playing time too.

    Games in which Kobe does not start Swaggy B will most likely take his place as Byron has been doing so far in preseason. Games in which Kobe starts Swaggy P will likely be first off the bench. Now this all depends on who makes their shots consistently and who plays the better defense. Swaggy P is always quick to get on Byrons bad side so we shall see.

  • Dang no other plan b’s than that? That’s like being promised a ferrari then getting a honda.

  • That’s a totally different situation! I like Swaggy B(Anthony’s new nickname) and want him to get playing time to get into his rhythm but so long as Nick plays defense he will get playing time too.

    Games in which Kobe does not start Swaggy B will most likely take his place as Byron has been doing so far in preseason. Games in which Kobe starts Swaggy P will likely be first off the bench. Now this all depends on who makes their shots consistently and who plays the better defense. Swaggy P is always quick to get on Byrons bad side so we shall see.

  • Dang no other plan b’s than that? That’s like being promised a ferrari then getting a honda.

  • Yes it is but it won’t be winning any races, just like we won’t be winning any games unless we get a superstar.

  • Yes it is but it won’t be winning any races, just like we won’t be winning any games unless we get a superstar.

  • Well that’s a good thing about Brown: he is not a high-volume shooter. Another good reason to have him play alongside Clarkson, Bryant and Randle who should all be first options in my projected lineup.

  • Well that’s a good thing about Brown: he is not a high-volume shooter. Another good reason to have him play alongside Clarkson, Bryant and Randle who should all be first options in my projected lineup.

  • But I want him to shoot! He’s a good three point shooter so they need to incorporate him in the offense. So you want Clarkson to start as PG?

  • But I want him to shoot! He’s a good three point shooter so they need to incorporate him in the offense. So you want Clarkson to start as PG?

  • Only because I don’t feel Russel should start at beginning of the season. Brown will be left open with Clarkson, Kobe and Randle on the floor so he will have opportinuties to showcase his three-point shooting ability.

  • Only because I don’t feel Russel should start at beginning of the season. Brown will be left open with Clarkson, Kobe and Randle on the floor so he will have opportinuties to showcase his three-point shooting ability.

  • I don’t think he’s ready yet either but then who do you have coming off the bench? Huertas or Russell?

  • I don’t think he’s ready yet either but then who do you have coming off the bench? Huertas or Russell?

  • Of course not but according to his peers and the FO, Mettas defense is pretty up!

  • Of course not but according to his peers and the FO, Mettas defense is pretty up!

  • This is a whacked article. Brown is a raw, untested rookie who hasn’t played many minutes. I don’t know how anyone can reach the conclusions this article does. It reminds me of the craziness surrounding Upshaw. People need some sanity to kick in.

  • This is a whacked article. Brown is a raw, untested rookie who hasn’t played many minutes. I don’t know how anyone can reach the conclusions this article does. It reminds me of the craziness surrounding Upshaw. People need some sanity to kick in.

  • So you’re saying the untested rookie’s defense is better than world champ MWP? You smokin’ somethin’.

  • So you’re saying the untested rookie’s defense is better than world champ MWP? You smokin’ somethin’.

  • I think “living in the past” is a false characterization. This team has so much untested, inexperienced youth that the team NEEDS to have experienced players on the floor.

  • I think “living in the past” is a false characterization. This team has so much untested, inexperienced youth that the team NEEDS to have experienced players on the floor.

  • As for letting the rookies play, Randle and Russell are a different case, Russell because we truly have only 2 PG, with Clarkson and Lou Williams having minutes there too, but Russell will have playing time by default, and Randle has already bested out all the other PF so there’s no discussion about it.
    But for Brown and Nance, they’re pretty much on the same level as Clarkson when he entered the team, and Scott has by all rights done what was needed to develop Clarkson properly. A bit of D-League at first (that will depend on the needs during Back-to-Back games), minutes here and there and more during some specific games, either long lost or easily won, or simply depending on the match-ups, and after the All-Star break they’ll start to eat away some 10-12 minutes of playing time and going gradually up toward the end of the season.
    Don’t push them to jump steps, there’s a reason there is a sophomore wall…

  • As for letting the rookies play, Randle and Russell are a different case, Russell because we truly have only 2 PG, with Clarkson and Lou Williams having minutes there too, but Russell will have playing time by default, and Randle has already bested out all the other PF so there’s no discussion about it.
    But for Brown and Nance, they’re pretty much on the same level as Clarkson when he entered the team, and Scott has by all rights done what was needed to develop Clarkson properly. A bit of D-League at first (that will depend on the needs during Back-to-Back games), minutes here and there and more during some specific games, either long lost or easily won, or simply depending on the match-ups, and after the All-Star break they’ll start to eat away some 10-12 minutes of playing time and going gradually up toward the end of the season.
    Don’t push them to jump steps, there’s a reason there is a sophomore wall…

  • Dana be logical, or is this jossh pretending to be Dana again? His accolades from previous years mean nothing in this situation. That’s like saying Mutombo can still hang with the likes of Deandre Jordan just because he used to be a defensive player of the year. Players age and slow down.

  • Kobe/Young/Brown/Metta

    Just like I predicted that if the FO drafted a PG and especially Russell that we’re going to have a lot of questions at that position; here we are a day from season opener and we’re not sure who is the clear cut starter.

    The same goes for the SF position as I predicted that I was worried about the FO adding Metta; this team is going to have questionable rotation involving who is really worthy of a back up position and who should be inactive. Should Brown be in the d league to get PT or should Metta be the backup? Brown is clearly the best in terms of quickness and lateral movements but raw and inexperienced and may not be best but to have- Metta taking up a roster spot when the team is in dire need of depth at guard is not prudent.

  • Dana be logical, or is this jossh pretending to be Dana again? His accolades from previous years mean nothing in this situation. That’s like saying Mutombo can still hang with the likes of Deandre Jordan just because he used to be a defensive player of the year. Players age and slow down.

  • Kobe/Young/Brown/Metta

    Just like I predicted that if the FO drafted a PG and especially Russell that we’re going to have a lot of questions at that position; here we are a day from season opener and we’re not sure who is the clear cut starter.

    The same goes for the SF position as I predicted that I was worried about the FO adding Metta; this team is going to have questionable rotation involving who is really worthy of a back up position and who should be inactive. Should Brown be in the d league to get PT or should Metta be the backup? Brown is clearly the best in terms of quickness and lateral movements but raw and inexperienced and may not be best but to have- Metta taking up a roster spot when the team is in dire need of depth at guard is not prudent.

  • Okay, he’s slower than he used to be. Are you saying Brown’s defense is better? Based on what, exactly?

  • I don’t think “drama queen” means what you think it does.

    Are you not agreeing with the thread and the article that Brown is better than MWP?

  • Okay, he’s slower than he used to be. Are you saying Brown’s defense is better? Based on what, exactly?

  • I don’t think “drama queen” means what you think it does.

    Are you not agreeing with the thread and the article that Brown is better than MWP?

  • I haven’t seen enough of either of them to say that but what we can and do know is that Brown is younger in which most cases one can conclude that he would be quicker which will aid in his defense.

  • I haven’t seen enough of either of them to say that but what we can and do know is that Brown is younger in which most cases one can conclude that he would be quicker which will aid in his defense.

  • Living in the past is exactly what it is. Metta is a fan favorite and friend of Kobe. He had no other offers to play in the league this season and would not be if not for Lake Show, looking back sentiment. Kobe, Hibbert, Bass, Young & Williams; that’s 5 (in their prime or past it) veteran players of 14 where 13 are only allowed to be dressed on game day. Of that 13, Scott has already said he wants only a 10 man rotation so those 5 vets will make at least of half that rotation in getting major playing time throughout the season barring injury. We didn’t need anymore veteran mentorship on roster.

    We’ve got to accept the fact that we’re a 2nd year lotto team that’s in desperate need of a full blow rebuild, that’s long overdue. That’s our real life identity. Until Scott and the FO embraces this like Dr. Buss and West did back in the early mid 90’s, we’ll continue to flounder…

    The 94 Late Show didn’t feature 19 year old kids as rookies only because that was not the structure of the times. Even still that group started a very young core with no starter over 26. Van Exel was in his second year like Clarkson. Eddie Jones was a rookie. Ceballos was 4 years in at 25. Campbell and Vlade were only 26. That was your starters of the Late Show. Sadale Threat and Sam Bowie were the only 30 something vet’s to play any significant minutes, but neither averaged over 24 MPG. We all know how well that very young group gelled in winning 48 games that season.

    OKC did a similar thing with KD and them. I’m not saying our guys will absolutely duplicate those feats but it’s not impossible. Folks need to get off the veteran hang up when we had plenty of them already, that’s all I’m saying.

  • Living in the past is exactly what it is. Metta is a fan favorite and friend of Kobe. He had no other offers to play in the league this season and would not be if not for Lake Show, looking back sentiment. Kobe, Hibbert, Bass, Young & Williams; that’s 5 (in their prime or past it) veteran players of 14 where 13 are only allowed to be dressed on game day. Of that 13, Scott has already said he wants only a 10 man rotation so those 5 vets will make up at least of half that rotation in getting major playing time throughout the season barring injury. We didn’t need anymore veteran mentorship on roster.

    We’ve got to accept the fact that we’re a 2nd year lotto team that’s in desperate need of a full blow rebuild, that’s long overdue. That’s our real life identity. Until Scott and the FO embraces this like Dr. Buss and West did back in the early mid 90’s, we’ll continue to flounder…

    The 94 Late Show didn’t feature 19 year old kids as rookies only because that was not the structure of the times. Even still that group started a very young core with no starter over 26. Van Exel was in his second year like Clarkson. Eddie Jones was a rookie. Ceballos was 4 years in at 25. Campbell and Vlade were only 26. That was your starters of the Late Show. Sadale Threat and Sam Bowie were the only 30 something vet’s to play any significant minutes, but neither averaged over 24 MPG. We all know how well that very young group gelled in winning 48 games that season.

    OKC did a similar thing with KD and them. I’m not saying our guys will absolutely duplicate those feats but it’s not impossible. Folks need to get off the veteran hang up when we had plenty of them already, that’s all I’m saying.

  • NICK has a lot of inconsistent days, more then less, but maybe he will stay on top of things this year, but I would say he will be traded before to long.

  • NICK has a lot of inconsistent days, more then less, but maybe he will stay on top of things this year, but I would say he will be traded before to long.

  • They are holding one for a mascot, so why wouldn’t they for a mentor?

  • Inactive due to being out of shape? Sorry, that explaination does not sound reasonable after they went through training camp. I thought Byron’s MO was to set a rotation for 20-25 games and then make changes so it looks like MWP is not apart of the rotation.

    It sure feels like the LAL trimed the roster to 14 with the J Brown cut and are only holding onto MWP until they find someone to claim off waivers.

  • They are holding one for a mascot, so why wouldn’t they for a mentor?

  • Inactive due to being out of shape? Sorry, that explaination does not sound reasonable after they went through training camp. I thought Byron’s MO was to set a rotation for 20-25 games and then make changes so it looks like MWP is not apart of the rotation.

    It sure feels like the LAL trimed the roster to 14 with the J Brown cut and are only holding onto MWP until they find someone to claim off waivers.

  • Metta was out of basketball most of last season and joined the team late. He’s not in shape and it showed in his few preseason appearances. Mark my words, Metta will be part of the rotation eventually. I’ll be shocked if he’s not.

  • Metta was out of basketball most of last season and joined the team late. He’s not in shape and it showed in his few preseason appearances. Mark my words, Metta will be part of the rotation eventually. I’ll be shocked if he’s not.

  • Don’t worry, MWP can play 35 minutes a game easy, no need for these rookies. Wait, this IS the past right?

  • Don’t worry, MWP can play 35 minutes a game easy, no need for these rookies. Wait, this IS the past right?

  • I’m not one who felt Brown was the answer but stockpiling youth would not be such a bad thing. Look at Boston? Look at the Suns? Both those franchises committed to a full blown youth movement rebuild and are looking pretty good right now as young budding teams. The Pelicans and Bucks did the same.

    Shoot, I wouldn’t even have minded Scott cutting both Brown and Metta, and going with only a 14 man roster for the future free agent addition or trade flexibility.

  • I’m not one who felt Brown was the answer but stockpiling youth would not be such a bad thing. Look at Boston? Look at the Suns? Both those franchises committed to a full blown youth movement rebuild and are looking pretty good right now as young budding teams. The Pelicans and Bucks did the same.

    Shoot, I wouldn’t even have minded Scott cutting both Brown and Metta, and going with only a 14 man roster for the future free agent addition or trade flexibility.

  • Unfortunately I don’t have time to respond in the detail you did. You make some good points. But there is a critical mass to the youth movement that harms your team more than it helps. Plus, his coaches and peers all seem to think that MWP still brings it on D. Even though you make good points, I still think it’s wrong to call it “living in the past.” It’s a strategic effort that balances needs and skills. You may disagree, but it’s not “living in the past.” MWP brings a lot more than fan love. If that was what they were doing, we’d still have Upshaw and wouldn’t have Sacre. Your analogy to ’94 is one I’ve seen in the media and disagree with its application here. Would love to talk more about this, because unlike many here you are actually talking basketball which I LOVE and respect. But I’m at work and it’s busy, and I’ll have to hit this again later in more detail. Thanks for a thoughtful post. It’s refreshing. An oasis in a desert of immaturity.

  • Unfortunately I don’t have time to respond in the detail you did. You make some good points. But there is a critical mass to the youth movement that harms your team more than it helps. Plus, his coaches and peers all seem to think that MWP still brings it on D. Even though you make good points, I still think it’s wrong to call it “living in the past.” It’s a strategic effort that balances needs and skills. You may disagree, but it’s not “living in the past.” MWP brings a lot more than fan love. If that was what they were doing, we’d still have Upshaw and wouldn’t have Sacre. Your analogy to ’94 is one I’ve seen in the media and disagree with its application here. Would love to talk more about this, because unlike many here you are actually talking basketball which I LOVE and respect. But I’m at work and it’s busy, and I’ll have to hit this again later in more detail. Thanks for a thoughtful post. It’s refreshing. An oasis in a desert of immaturity.

  • @Dana — I disagree. Brown is a solid player right now and has the potential to be the 3-and-d defender the Lakers have been looking for ever since Ariza left.

    There’s a very strong case to be made for playing him now while the team still sucks and you can endure some growing pains.

  • Your seeing through my eyes, re-build is re-build how is that when we have so many VETS, I just hope we don’t burn our young group sitting on the bench.

  • @Dana — I disagree. Brown is a solid player right now and has the potential to be the 3-and-d defender the Lakers have been looking for ever since Ariza left.

    There’s a very strong case to be made for playing him now while the team still sucks and you can endure some growing pains.

  • Your seeing through my eyes, re-build is re-build how is that when we have so many VETS, I just hope we don’t burn our young group sitting on the bench.

  • Phil often did that. Many have quickly forgotten how youth development almost died in the reload era of the Lake Show. The reload theme is fine when you have prime (championship contender) superstars on the underside of 30. We’re not that.

  • Phil often did that. Many have quickly forgotten how youth development almost died in the reload era of the Lake Show. The reload theme is fine when you have prime (championship contender) superstars on the underside of 30. We’re not that.

  • @Legacy: yeah, I’m just clowning — I think Brown’s cap/peak is an impact role player, which is fine for a second round pick but it ain’t no Durant.

  • @Legacy: yeah, I’m just clowning — I think Brown’s cap/peak is an impact role player, which is fine for a second round pick but it ain’t no Durant.

  • I enjoy your insight. Very level headed and informed. The thing I see with the FO right now is indecision. I’m a huge defender of the FO (Jimmy Buss) but it’s just that time. The failures in free agency the last two seasons are the mandate. We need to roll with the youth movement and organically manufacture a superstar.

    As for landing a big fish “If you build it they will come” LOL

  • I enjoy your insight. Very level headed and informed. The thing I see with the FO right now is indecision. I’m a huge defender of the FO (Jimmy Buss) but it’s just that time. The failures in free agency the last two seasons are the mandate. We need to roll with the youth movement and organically manufacture a superstar.

    As for landing a big fish “If you build it they will come” LOL

  • I guess Daryl would rather we live in perpetual purgatory like the 76ers. We can’t paint every team with the same brush. Some youth movements work(The OKC Thunder) and some don’t (the 76ers and other teams like them). It’s obvious this Lakers team, from executives down to the coaching staff believe that the youth we have need some guidance through the veterans.

  • I guess Daryl would rather we live in perpetual purgatory like the 76ers. We can’t paint every team with the same brush. Some youth movements work(The OKC Thunder) and some don’t (the 76ers and other teams like them). It’s obvious this Lakers team, from executives down to the coaching staff believe that the youth we have need some guidance through the veterans.

  • As a basketball player, a marathoner and a lawyer, I know that I grew faster being surrounded by experience and wisdom than I would have had I been surrounded by those as inexperienced as I was. A youth movement is a good thing. But loading up with youth is something you do only if you have no other viable option.

    I don’t have any strong feeling that MWP is or is not what the Lakers need, or who should be first off the bench. I’m just saying that the conclusions reached by this article about Brown are unsupported fantasy.

  • As a basketball player, a marathoner and a lawyer, I know that I grew faster being surrounded by experience and wisdom than I would have had I been surrounded by those as inexperienced as I was. A youth movement is a good thing. But loading up with youth is something you do only if you have no other viable option.

    I don’t have any strong feeling that MWP is or is not what the Lakers need, or who should be first off the bench. I’m just saying that the conclusions reached by this article about Brown are unsupported fantasy.

  • Being out of shape is Daryls excuse for everything. Metta played overseas and always works out/eats well so Daryl is talking nonsense as usual.

  • Being out of shape is Daryls excuse for everything. Metta played overseas and always works out/eats well so Daryl is talking nonsense as usual.

  • I feel you on that. The thing is, being a Laker at this point and time these kids will have a wealth of former greats available to them as mentors. Worthy came out of the booth to help. Hibbert is close with KAJ and I’m sure Kareem would work with Upshaw if he reached out. Acee Green has been around. Metta worked with Randle last season. You’ve got to understand there are a ton of former Laker greats who are hurting inside and want to help in any way they can to see the team get better. Mentorship is the last thing we needed to add onto the roster. Again, we have 5 solid vets already in place.

    The youth still need to experience the growing pains on their own also. I got better as a basketball player learning from the older kat’s but it was being able to push myself up against peers who were better than me, that made me better also. There’s a lot to be said about a young group coming up together.

  • I feel you on that. The thing is, being a Laker at this point and time these kids will have a wealth of former greats available to them as mentors. Worthy came out of the booth to help. Hibbert is close with KAJ and I’m sure Kareem would work with Upshaw if he reached out. Acee Green has been around. Metta worked with Randle last season. You’ve got to understand there are a ton of former Laker greats who are hurting inside and want to help in any way they can to see the team get better. Mentorship is the last thing we needed to add onto the roster. Again, we have 5 solid vets already in place.

    The youth still needs to experience the growing pains on their own also. I got better as a basketball player learning from the older kat’s but it was being able to push myself up against peers who were better than me, that made me better also. There’s a lot to be said about a young group coming up together.

  • It is. You and Jim213 use that excuse a lot! What about Metta screams out of shape? If he’s out of shape what are you?

  • OK, I give up — my case keeps getting blocked by the server filter.

    EDIT: hmm, must have been too long…that’s what I get for my verbosity

  • It is. You and Jim213 use that excuse a lot! What about Metta screams out of shape? If he’s out of shape what are you?

  • It’s probably too long of a comment. Summarize it or post it paragraph at a time.

  • It’s probably too long of a comment. Summarize it or post it paragraph at a time.

  • His huffing and puffing in the few preseason games he played coupled with the absolute rust we saw. What other reason does Scott have for him to be inactive? We all know Scott prefers playing vet’s.

  • His huffing and puffing in the few preseason games he played coupled with the absolute rust we saw. What other reason does Scott have for him to be inactive? We all know Scott prefers playing vet’s.

  • Kobe will start at SF, but play limited minutes.
    Nick and Metta will get the majority of the backup minutes, but Brown will get his shot as well.

    Either way, all are an upgrade from Wes and just keeping the spot warm for KD

  • Kobe will start at SF, but play limited minutes.
    Nick and Metta will get the majority of the backup minutes, but Brown will get his shot as well.

    Either way, all are an upgrade from Wes and just keeping the spot warm for KD

  • So Scott wants 9-10 man rotations but is gonna make that work using 4 SF’s?

  • So Scott wants 9-10 man rotations but is gonna make that work using 4 SF’s?

  • Injuries will happen.
    In the meantime, maybe shuttle Brown back and forth between the D-league and big club like they did with Clarkson in the first half of last year to get him valuable court time.

  • Injuries will happen.
    In the meantime, maybe shuttle Brown back and forth between the D-league and big club like they did with Clarkson in the first half of last year to get him valuable court time.

  • Yo D P you got to remember these guys have their job on the line with these last two lottery picks so they are surrounding these picks to insulate them and grow them with positive veterans that can help grow their games and other youth who are still trying to make a name for them self would be taking away from them as well by trying to make a name for them selves as well vs a veteran who knows there role and just doing what’s best for team or FO needs which is be a leader in practice and locker rooms

  • Yo D P you got to remember these guys have their job on the line with these last two lottery picks so they are surrounding these picks to insulate them and grow them with positive veterans that can help grow their games and other youth who are still trying to make a name for them self would be taking away from them as well by trying to make a name for them selves as well vs a veteran who knows there role and just doing what’s best for team or FO needs which is be a leader in practice and locker rooms

  • His feet may be slower but his hands are still some of the best in the league. He caused a couple turn overs in the few minutes he played in each game.

  • His feet may be slower but his hands are still some of the best in the league. He caused a couple turn overs in the few minutes he played in each game.

  • Although I globally am on the same page I’d like to temper that first statement as I am the example of the opposite case. I’m a field engineer traveling the world and aside of my first year I never had the luck to benefit from senior experience. I had to make my own, doing a lot of empirical self-teaching, self-documenting and borderline engineering for the past decade. And I wouldn’t trade that for any teachers as I learned a huge lot about myself and what I was capable of, taking initiatives, leading people. Following a senior would have never let me develop that.
    But it doesn’t work for everybody, put the wrong person in a do-or-die situation and he will fall apart, I’ve seen it happen several times. And back to basketball I think Wesley Johnson is an example of it.
    I don’t know in which categories Anthony Brown or Julius Randle, or even Larry Nance Jr stand, but where I agree with you is that there is always a need for a strong initial guidance. And MWP is clearly the right man for that.
    It’s way too early for those complete rookies to cut a guy that can bring so much.

  • I don’t disagree with you, except maybe exactly where we draw the youth movement line. I’d say that having 15 rookies would be a bad thing. Having 15 veterans would also be bad. So, if we both agree on that, then we are in the line-drawing business, and our only disagreement is where we should draw that line.

    For me, Russell, Clarkson, Randle, Nance, Black, A. Brown and even Kelly all need development. That’s an awful lot of youth. I think you take your top four and give them playing time. Let the others play in practice and get some experience in the D-League. More than four, and I think you are slowing everything down. Slowing development, slowing chemistry, slowing the rate of victories, slowing the momentum that I hope the team can build by February or March. I think it’s a little too random and your energy is spread a little too thin when you try to develop all those guys at once.

    But again, this is a line-drawing game, and at this point I don’t think anyone can read the tea leaves any better than anyone else. This is my take, though.

  • Although I globally am on the same page I’d like to temper that first statement as I am the example of the opposite case. I’m a field engineer traveling the world and aside of my first year I never had the luck to benefit from senior experience. I had to make my own, doing a lot of empirical self-teaching, self-documenting and borderline engineering for the past decade. And I wouldn’t trade that for any teachers as I learned a huge lot about myself and what I was capable of, taking initiatives, leading people. Following a senior would have never let me develop that.
    But it doesn’t work for everybody, put the wrong person in a do-or-die situation and he will fall apart, I’ve seen it happen several times. And back to basketball I think Wesley Johnson is an example of it.
    I don’t know in which categories Anthony Brown or Julius Randle, or even Larry Nance Jr stand, but where I agree with you is that there is always a need for a strong initial guidance. And MWP is clearly the right man for that.
    It’s way too early for those complete rookies to cut a guy that can bring so much.

  • I don’t disagree with you, except maybe exactly where we draw the youth movement line. I’d say that having 15 rookies would be a bad thing. Having 15 veterans would also be bad. So, if we both agree on that, then we are in the line-drawing business, and our only disagreement is where we should draw that line.

    For me, Russell, Clarkson, Randle, Nance, Black, A. Brown and even Kelly all need development. That’s an awful lot of youth. I think you take your top four and give them playing time. Let the others play in practice and get some experience in the D-League. More than four, and I think you are slowing everything down. Slowing development, slowing chemistry, slowing the rate of victories, slowing the momentum that I hope the team can build by February or March. I think it’s a little too random and your energy is spread a little too thin when you try to develop all those guys at once.

    But again, this is a line-drawing game, and at this point I don’t think anyone can read the tea leaves any better than anyone else. This is my take, though.

  • OK, last try:
    1) Lakers aren’t very good and Brown isn’t likely to be the reason they lose games. They can tolerate a few broken eggs as long as he’s showing signs of improvement

  • OK, last try:
    1) Lakers aren’t very good and Brown isn’t likely to be the reason they lose games. They can tolerate a few broken eggs as long as he’s showing signs of improvement

  • so if they weren’t worried or pressured about keeping there jobs I believe it would be a total youth movement…
    plus Kobe is still on the roster as well so they had to find a balance… I believe they did all right with the roster

  • I do appreciate the “throw them into the deep end and they will learn to swim” approach. It’s how my father taught me to drive. 😀 If I had a company with a sales force, I’m not sure my company would maximize profits by having all my sales people be inexperienced. I think I’d want to sprinkle inexperience with experience.

    But this is not a sales force, so my analogy is crappy but it’s the best I can do right now with only two functioning brain cells. 🙂

  • so if they weren’t worried or pressured about keeping there jobs I believe it would be a total youth movement…
    plus Kobe is still on the roster as well so they had to find a balance… I believe they did all right with the roster

  • I do appreciate the “throw them into the deep end and they will learn to swim” approach. It’s how my father taught me to drive. 😀 If I had a company with a sales force, I’m not sure my company would maximize profits by having all my sales people be inexperienced. I think I’d want to sprinkle inexperience with experience.

    But this is not a sales force, so my analogy is crappy but it’s the best I can do right now with only two functioning brain cells. 🙂

  • 2) The Lakers desperately need a wing defender who can stretch the floor and drafted Brown for that specific role. They believe he can be that player; better to find out what they have now then wait until the team has gotten better.

  • 2) The Lakers desperately need a wing defender who can stretch the floor and drafted Brown for that specific role. They believe he can be that player; better to find out what they have now then wait until the team has gotten better.

  • 3) As a second round pick, he has a very cap-friendly salary and the CBA rules encourage guys to re-sign after their rookie deals. If the Lakers can develop an impact role player out of this spot, they will have one for the next 4-6 years.

  • 3) As a second round pick, he has a very cap-friendly salary and the CBA rules encourage guys to re-sign after their rookie deals. If the Lakers can develop an impact role player out of this spot, they will have one for the next 4-6 years with a minimal cap hit.

  • They kept him over Jabari Brown. For one year. In no way shape or form is this living in the past. Byron said it himself, Ron brings veteranship, toughness, and leadership to a young roster which needs to be balanced. Metta earned his roster spot and showed he can still hold it down defensively.

  • They kept him over Jabari Brown. For one year. In no way shape or form is this living in the past. Byron said it himself, Ron brings veteranship, toughness, and leadership to a young roster which needs to be balanced. Metta earned his roster spot and showed he can still hold it down defensively.

  • I think he should stay in the Majors, but sending him down to play every day wouldn’t be the worst thing for him.

  • I think he should stay in the Majors, but sending him down to play every day wouldn’t be the worst thing for him.

  • The 5 vets on hand coupled with Scott’s 10 man rotation plan. The line is pretty clear the way I see it. We’ve already got good balance minus Metta. I’m not against Metta but I just felt his signing was not performance based, thus not necessary.

  • The 5 vets on hand coupled with Scott’s 10 man rotation plan. The line is pretty clear the way I see it. We’ve already got good balance minus Metta. I’m not against Metta but I just felt his signing was not performance based, thus not necessary.

  • Boston’s best player is Isaiah Thomas. That team is going nowhere and will continue to go nowhere as it did for 25 years before trading for KG and Ray. The Suns dumbasses tried to run a three PG rotation in Dragic, Bledsoe, and the aforementioned Celtics best player, bowed out in the first round, and didn’t even sniff the playoffs last year. Bad example. Those teams will never be contenders as long as they don’t have a defined/future star. I ain’t trying to turn into no damn 76ers. All youth and no guidance.

  • Boston’s best player is Isaiah Thomas. That team is going nowhere and will continue to go nowhere as it did for 25 years before trading for KG and Ray. The Suns dumbasses tried to run a three PG rotation in Dragic, Bledsoe, and the aforementioned Celtics best player, bowed out in the first round, and didn’t even sniff the playoffs last year. Bad example. Those teams will never be contenders as long as they don’t have a defined/future star. I ain’t trying to turn into no damn 76ers. All youth and no guidance.

  • You seem to be ignoring the veteran presence already on hand? 5 solid vets already in place, on a team that will run a ten man rotation. Those 5 vet’s will get tons of PT. That 5 is half of the ten. You don’t get anymore balanced than that.

  • You seem to be ignoring the veteran presence already on hand? 5 solid vets already in place, on a team that will run a ten man rotation. Those 5 vet’s will get tons of PT. That 5 is half of the ten. You don’t get anymore balanced than that.

  • That team made the playoffs and is trending upwards. I don’t have a crystal ball but Ainge’s plan is looking fairly good so far.

  • That team made the playoffs and is trending upwards. I don’t have a crystal ball but Ainge’s plan is looking fairly good so far.

  • Ah, but rotation is different from a roster. Even if it’s only 10 guys playing (which if you believe ESPN and others LA is going to be doing a lot of losing, meaning all 15 players will more likely play more often than not), the roster holds 15 players. All of them need it despite how much PT. Kobe, Ron, Brandon, Nick, Lou, and Roy is fine to me.

  • Ah, but rotation is different from a roster. Even if it’s only 10 guys playing (which if you believe ESPN and others LA is going to be doing a lot of losing, meaning all 15 players will more likely play more often than not), the roster holds 15 players. All of them need it despite how much PT. Kobe, Ron, Brandon, Nick, Lou, and Roy is fine to me.

  • Why do you need a player development mentor holding a roster spot? This is my issue.

  • Why do you need a player development mentor holding a roster spot? This is my issue.

  • I hear ya I just don’t agree as we had enough veteran presence when they signed and traded for Williams, Hibbert and Bass.

  • I hear ya I just don’t agree as we had enough veteran presence when they signed and traded for Williams, Hibbert and Bass.

  • In my imagination, I look at the MWP signing like this:

    Mitch: “Metta or Jabari? Tough decision. Jabari can light it up and he’s got talent. But, you know, we already have a TON of young, undeveloped players. And if we don’t win some games this year we are going to lose contracts and fans and reputation, and recruiting free agents next season is going to get even harder. Plus, we are already loaded with guards and scorers. MWP is a known quantity. He’s playing at a high level. He’s still playing excellent defense in practice and preseason. Whenever he enters the game the energy level goes up in our rookies and veterans alike. Fans like him, and he will sell more tickets than Jabari would. He has matured into a good leader, who will be a balance to Kobe the way Fish was, and be a good influence for our young guys and in the locker room. And on top of all that, keeping him helps us develop Randle faster. Love Jabari and he might be great for the future, but Metta gives us more of what we need right now. And after the two worst seasons in Lakers history, we need to show people something right now. Balancing all those things, I think we need to go with Metta.”

    At least, that’s the little story playing out in my head about how it went.

  • Just bench Bryant and give this guy some minutes. No way he can shoot worse than Kobe, or commit more turnovers, and maybe he has potential. We know KB is done.

  • In my imagination, I look at the MWP signing like this:

    Mitch: “Metta or Jabari? Tough decision. Jabari can light it up and he’s got talent. But, you know, we already have a TON of young, undeveloped players. And if we don’t win some games this year we are going to lose contracts and fans and reputation, and recruiting free agents next season is going to get even harder. Plus, we are already loaded with guards and scorers. MWP is a known quantity. He’s playing at a high level. He’s still playing excellent defense in practice and preseason. Whenever he enters the game the energy level goes up in our rookies and veterans alike. Fans like him, and he will sell more tickets than Jabari would. He has matured into a good leader, who will be a balance to Kobe the way Fish was, and be a good influence for our young guys and in the locker room. And on top of all that, keeping him helps us develop Randle faster. Love Jabari and he might be great for the future, but Metta gives us more of what we need right now. And after the two worst seasons in Lakers history, we need to show people something right now. Balancing all those things, I think we need to go with Metta.”

    At least, that’s the little story playing out in my head about how it went.

  • Just bench Bryant and give this guy some minutes. No way he can shoot worse than Kobe, or commit more turnovers, and maybe he has potential. We know KB is done.

  • @Dana — Normally I would agree with you on the youth/vet thing, but the Lakers really have hit rock bottom…this reminds of that early 90s (93?) team with an aging Worthy and Sedale Threat at the helm. They weren’t very good but were making noise in the playoffs within a season or two.

    Considering the lack of available options, I think the Lakers did fairly well with vets Williams/Bass and even “rookie” Huertas.

  • When there’s no other more valuable alternative (unless you think Jabari Brown was), I don’t see a problem with it. It’s not like this team is winning a championship.

  • @Dana — Normally I would agree with you on the youth/vet thing, but the Lakers really have hit rock bottom…this reminds of that early 90s (93?) team with an aging Worthy and Sedale Threat at the helm. They weren’t very good but were making noise in the playoffs within a season or two.

    Considering the lack of available options, I think the Lakers did fairly well with vets Williams/Bass and even “rookie” Huertas.

  • When there’s no other more valuable alternative (unless you think Jabari Brown was), I don’t see a problem with it. It’s not like this team is winning a championship.

  • One per brain, that’s good enough for driving, who’d need more ? :p
    The thing is, whether law or sales there’s just too much theorical material to completely master (an awful lot for a former lazy intuitive student like I was, even for the small part of law that was linked to our domain) and then the individual skills come in play, whereas sport is alot about discovering what you’re capable of deep down… So, the mix of experience would be the right thing to do, just maybe not needed as long as in marketing.
    And now my own brain cells are trying to picture a Lakers sales force… Guess who’se preparing the coffee?

  • One per brain, that’s good enough for driving, who’d need more ? :p
    The thing is, whether law or sales there’s just too much theorical material to completely master (an awful lot for a former lazy intuitive student like I was, even for the small part of law that was linked to our domain) and then the individual skills come in play, whereas sport is alot about discovering what you’re capable of deep down… So, the mix of experience would be the right thing to do, just maybe not needed as long as in marketing.
    And now my own brain cells are trying to picture a Lakers sales force… Guess who’se preparing the coffee?

  • Made the playoffs at a sub .500 record. I’m just saying, Boston shouldn’t be what we model our game after. Neither that nor Phoenix.

  • i don’t think MWP will get many minutes unless the others are injured or kobe is taking a game off here and there.

  • Made the playoffs at a sub .500 record. I’m just saying, Boston shouldn’t be what we model our game after. Neither that nor Phoenix.

  • i don’t think MWP will get many minutes unless the others are injured or kobe is taking a game off here and there.

  • This is where we are at an impasse; Metta is not playing at a high level and has not for a few years now. He last was in the NBA playing for Phil Jackson’s Knicks. Phil is the reason Metta became a Laker as he had coveted Metta for quite a while back then. Phil cut Metta. That says a ton given we all know how Phil likes his older triangle guys.

    The only upside I see to Metta being on roster is a calming veteran presence as a teammate/locker room glue guy and mentor. If that’s all they wanted so be it but I’d rather see a empty roster spot for flexibility or a young asset.

  • This is where we are at an impasse; Metta is not playing at a high level and has not for a few years now. He last was in the NBA playing for Phil Jackson’s Knicks. Phil is the reason Metta became a Laker as he had coveted Metta for quite a while back then. Phil cut Metta. That says a ton given we all know how Phil likes his older triangle guys.

    The only upside I see to Metta being on roster is a calming veteran presence as a teammate/locker room glue guy and mentor. If that’s all they wanted so be it but I’d rather see a empty roster spot for flexibility or a young asset.

  • Jabari is a young asset. That’s more valuable in my eyes. There’s also the option of only running with 14 players for FA addition flexibility later.

  • Jabari is a young asset. That’s more valuable in my eyes. There’s also the option of only running with 14 players for FA addition flexibility later.

  • Sacre? 😀

    Wait, one per brain??? I’ve only got one brain. Not a big one and a little one, like most of the posters here.

  • Sacre? 😀

    Wait, one per brain??? I’ve only got one brain. Not a big one and a little one, like most of the posters here.

  • Exactly and they made that noise the next season with a youth movement. The development of that youth movement then turned into valuable assets that begot the Lake Show in 96 on…

  • Exactly and they made that noise the next season with a youth movement. The development of that youth movement then turned into valuable assets that begot the Lake Show in 96 on…

  • I think this is your best argument. It’s so true that they need a 3-and-D kind of guy, and that’s why they got Brown, so why not use him? Yeah, i think that argument has juice.

  • I think this is your best argument. It’s so true that they need a 3-and-D kind of guy, and that’s why they got Brown, so why not use him? Yeah, i think that argument has juice.

  • This is where having 4 legitimate guard rotations is showing it’s thinness along it’s depth chart; if anyone of Huertas, Lou, Clarkson, and Russell gets hurt we’re screwed. Huertas is already dealing with a hammie and Clarkson coming off a shoulder sprain; Young and Kobe are slow and letting either fill in at guards will make this team defenseless….LOL

    The FO is kind of clueless

  • This is where having 4 legitimate guard rotations is showing it’s thinness along it’s depth chart; if anyone of Huertas, Lou, Clarkson, and Russell gets hurt we’re screwed. Huertas is already dealing with a hammie and Clarkson coming off a shoulder sprain; Young and Kobe are slow and letting either fill in at guards will make this team defenseless….LOL

    The FO is kind of clueless

  • Well then you keep him around in the D-League if possible, like they did with Robert Upshaw. Ultimately your goal to begin the season is always to get the almighty W and as many of them as possible, so you first have to look out for your roster. Jabari is a scorer who doesn’t do much else. Lakers had plenty of those and still do without him. Metta brings a more unique package which to me makes him more valuable.

  • We may be at an impasse, but I have really appreciated having an actual basketball discussion with a couple of knowledgeable guys who don’t resort to name-calling the first time someone disagrees with something they say. My faith in Lakers Nation is ALMOST restored. I don’t know if they are still moderating, but if they are, it’s working!

  • Well then you keep him around in the D-League if possible, like they did with Robert Upshaw. Ultimately your goal to begin the season is always to get the almighty W and as many of them as possible, so you first have to look out for your roster. Jabari is a scorer who doesn’t do much else. Lakers had plenty of those and still do without him. Metta brings a more unique package which to me makes him more valuable.

  • We may be at an impasse, but I have really appreciated having an actual basketball discussion with a couple of knowledgeable guys who don’t resort to name-calling the first time someone disagrees with something they say. My faith in Lakers Nation is ALMOST restored. I don’t know if they are still moderating, but if they are, it’s working!

  • Andrew Goudelock would have been bringing more to the table with the experience he gained, and he was out of contract before moving to China. There I’d have seen more immediate firepower, playmaking and experience than talking about Jabari Parker…

  • Andrew Goudelock would have been bringing more to the table with the experience he gained, and he was out of contract before moving to China. There I’d have seen more immediate firepower, playmaking and experience than talking about Jabari Parker…

  • LMBO

    I get them all of the time. I took a LN sabbatical in 2014 because of that. I just ignore them as much as possible now. You have a wonderful evening.

  • LMBO

    I get them all of the time. I took a LN sabbatical in 2014 because of that. I just ignore them as much as possible now. You have a wonderful evening.

  • I think we’d all agree that a vet via FA or trade would be an ideal missing piece to go along with the youngsters.

    Not gonna hold my breath for Durant, but maybe it could be a guy like Noah whose best days are behind him but who can still give you 30 solid minutes a night to go along with that leadership and experience.

  • I think we’d all agree that a vet via FA or trade would be an ideal missing piece to go along with the youngsters.

    Not gonna hold my breath for Durant, but maybe it could be a guy like Noah whose best days are behind him but who can still give you 30 solid minutes a night to go along with that leadership and experience.

  • I suspect we may see a significant trade before the deadline. One that will change the complexion of the team. It’s why we are loaded up with talent at some positions. It’s what rebuilding teams do: grab any talent they can, whether it works together or not, and use that talent to trade for pieces you want to keep.

    Not coincidentally, this is what I have been saying the Lakers need to do for the last two years, while they have been tanking.

  • I suspect we may see a significant trade before the deadline. One that will change the complexion of the team. It’s why we are loaded up with talent at some positions. It’s what rebuilding teams do: grab any talent they can, whether it works together or not, and use that talent to trade for pieces you want to keep.

    Not coincidentally, this is what I have been saying the Lakers need to do for the last two years, while they have been tanking, instead. Now they are at a point where they can actually have something to trade.

  • Wait there, your brain isn’t split in the middle? Damn, what did those freaky biology teachers taught me all those years? Yet another mystery…

    Huh, and yes, good pick 😉

  • Wait there, your brain isn’t split in the middle? Damn, what did those freaky biology teachers taught me all those years? Yet another mystery…

    Huh, and yes, good pick 😉

  • Hope you’re right. Not sure if there are any CBA restriction’s, but Hibbert’s expiring contract would seem to be extremely valuable…..

  • Hope you’re right. Not sure if there are any CBA restriction’s, but Hibbert’s expiring contract would seem to be extremely valuable…..

  • I might be seeing this slighlty differently, but what about drawing a very different line? Actually two lines. Like in having five very experienced elders, five vets and five rookies? A 10 man rotation doesn’t mean you play the same 10 all the time, and you can actually change this playing time gradually along the year, based on player development, tactical objectives and performance. If you’re developing a team, I’m convinced you actually can reach this equilibrium.
    This doesn’t match 100% with the roster, but the idea’s somewhere between yours and mine I believe. As long as the rookies have been picked cautiously (I certainly think so) and the vets cast is a stable anchor in the team, your ‘elders’ should be in the best situation to pass on their tutoring. I really don’t normally believe in what we call a rebuild-from-scrap logic, it should all be about continuity with a gradual turnover without hampering the quality on the floor…

  • I might be seeing this slighlty differently, but what about drawing a very different line? Actually two lines. Like in having five very experienced elders, five vets and five rookies? A 10 man rotation doesn’t mean you play the same 10 all the time, and you can actually change this playing time gradually along the year, based on player development, tactical objectives and performance. If you’re developing a team, I’m convinced you actually can reach this equilibrium.
    This doesn’t match 100% with the roster, but the idea’s somewhere between yours and mine I believe. As long as the rookies have been picked cautiously (I certainly think so) and the vets cast is a stable anchor in the team, your ‘elders’ should be in the best situation to pass on their tutoring. I really don’t normally believe in what we call a rebuild-from-scrap logic, it should all be about continuity with a gradual turnover without hampering the quality on the floor…

  • You need both in this league now. He will be beat off the dribble a lot.

  • I don’t know. If you look at the LAL rebuild of the 90s. They missed the playoffs in 93-94 and where back in with a sub .500 record. That rebuild didn’t turn out too badly if my memory serves me…:)

  • I don’t know. If you look at the LAL rebuild of the 90s. They missed the playoffs in 93-94 and where back in with a sub .500 record. That rebuild didn’t turn out too badly if my memory serves me…:)

  • Stop bashing Swaggy !!!! We need to be entertained if we are not going to win it all !!! Bash Iggy , the dude needs to drop her before he ends up like Lamar !!!!!!!

  • Stop bashing Swaggy !!!! We need to be entertained if we are not going to win it all !!! Bash Iggy , the dude needs to drop her before he ends up like Lamar !!!!!!!

  • I give BS a 10 game leash to make things right or it will be time for him to rejoin the TWC sport desk which in my opinion should have happened last year !

  • I give BS a 10 game leash to make things right or it will be time for him to rejoin the TWC sport desk which in my opinion should have happened last year !

  • i like Brown, but just like the rest, hes going to need time to develop.. Lakers will be back in a couple of years..

  • i like Brown, but just like the rest, hes going to need time to develop.. Lakers will be back in a couple of years..

  • Thats what I said. Swaggy B is Anthony Brown since he is Nicks twin who goes by Swaggy P. Get it?

  • Thats what I said. Swaggy B is Anthony Brown since he is Nicks twin who goes by Swaggy P. Get it?

  • Byron Scott is clueless. His job is to babysit Kobe. Once Kobe is gone, his babysitter will follow. His idea of “old school” is to bring back the two hand set shot.

  • Byron Scott is clueless. His job is to babysit Kobe. Once Kobe is gone, his babysitter will follow. His idea of “old school” is to bring back the two hand set shot.

  • They have no choice but to play this kid…..certainly over Metta. He can’t help but get better by playing.

  • They have no choice but to play this kid…..certainly over Metta. He can’t help but get better by playing.

  • I would start him out in the DLeague similar to Clarkson last season. Will give him quality playing time to develop to start the season. Then move him up after the trade deadline. I would do the same with Nance Jr.

  • I would start him out in the DLeague similar to Clarkson last season. Will give him quality playing time to develop to start the season. Then move him up after the trade deadline. I would do the same with Nance Jr.

  • Metta was good enough to keep Curry tamed in their preseason match up. I would say that’s more than sufficient proof that Metta has what it takes.

  • Metta was good enough to keep Curry tamed in their preseason match up. I would say that’s more than sufficient proof that Metta has what it takes.

  • Perfectly said.

    I imagine the same exact scenario of the FO’s decision on this.

  • Perfectly said.

    I imagine the same exact scenario of the FO’s decision on this.

  • Good strategy, wrong player.

    Hibbert is not going anywhere if we can help it.

  • Good strategy, wrong player.

    Hibbert is not going anywhere if we can help it.

  • It seems like things are not all solidified as hoped. Here’s a suggestion of how to make it easier.

    Starters: PG – Clarkson, SG – Williams, SF – Bryant, PF – Randle, C – Hibbert
    Reserves: PG – Russell, SG – Young, SF – Brown, PF – Bass, C – Black
    Specialty Reserves: PG – Huertas, F – Kelly

    Rationale: It is clear that Byron Scott is not completely sold on Russell, which is very similar to how the team sounded leading up to the draft. If that is the case, why play with it? Just move him to the reserve spot. It is clear that for now, he and Clarkson don’t appear to be ready to play together…yet. It is also clear, that Williams and Young do almost the same thing, except for Williams moves around more with the ball to create his shot and does occasionally pass to an open shooter. So why would you ever want to play them together? Split the minutes and you will make so that you always have one of them on the floor…which gives you a perimeter offensive threat. Let Brown back up Kobe. On the games that Kobe doesn’t play, move Peace into the line-up and have him play the reserve role behind Brown. Brown may turn out to be a solid wing defender, so give him some minutes. Randle is ready for 28-30 minutes a night. He and Clarkson were the best 2 young players in training camp and preseason. Reward him with minutes. If he shows signs of not handling it, throw some minutes to Kelly to go along with Bass. Hibbert has historically not been a 30 plus minutes guy in his pro career. That means Black and Bass should be expected to fill in at center.

    Huertas is the odd man out, but it should be noted that he is probably the easiest to person to handle that. I don’t believe a lack of playing time will negatively affect what he does when he plays. Whereas with the other young players, it most likely will.

    Keep in mind, all of this is in response to the possibility that Byron will not start Russell. If he does, then all of this would need to change as well.

  • It seems like things are not all solidified as hoped. Here’s a suggestion of how to make it easier.

    Starters: PG – Clarkson, SG – Williams, SF – Bryant, PF – Randle, C – Hibbert
    Reserves: PG – Russell, SG – Young, SF – Brown, PF – Bass, C – Black
    Specialty Reserves: PG – Huertas, F – Kelly

    Rationale: It is clear that Byron Scott is not completely sold on Russell, which is very similar to how the team sounded leading up to the draft. If that is the case, why play with it? Just move him to the reserve spot. It is clear that for now, he and Clarkson don’t appear to be ready to play together…yet. It is also clear, that Williams and Young do almost the same thing, except for Williams moves around more with the ball to create his shot and does occasionally pass to an open shooter. So why would you ever want to play them together? Split the minutes and you will make so that you always have one of them on the floor…which gives you a perimeter offensive threat. Let Brown back up Kobe. On the games that Kobe doesn’t play, move Peace into the line-up and have him play the reserve role behind Brown. Brown may turn out to be a solid wing defender, so give him some minutes. Randle is ready for 28-30 minutes a night. He and Clarkson were the best 2 young players in training camp and preseason. Reward him with minutes. If he shows signs of not handling it, throw some minutes to Kelly to go along with Bass. Hibbert has historically not been a 30 plus minutes guy in his pro career. That means Black and Bass should be expected to fill in at center.

    Huertas is the odd man out, but it should be noted that he is probably the easiest to person to handle that. I don’t believe a lack of playing time will negatively affect what he does when he plays. Whereas with the other young players, it most likely will.

    Keep in mind, all of this is in response to the possibility that Byron will not start Russell. If he does, then all of this would need to change as well.

  • A lineup of Marcelo, Lou, Young, Bass, Kelly is the worse defensive lineup on the team. If Scott plays that lineup again they’ll continue to be blown out. I think Lou should start, bring either Russell or Clarkson off the bench for size reasons or either let Lou play the one, Young at 2 and Brown at the 3. If you don’t have a rim protector off the bench you’ll need length on the wing

  • A lineup of Marcelo, Lou, Young, Bass, Kelly is the worse defensive lineup on the team. If Scott plays that lineup again they’ll continue to be blown out. I think Lou should start, bring either Russell or Clarkson off the bench for size reasons or either let Lou play the one, Young at 2 and Brown at the 3. If you don’t have a rim protector off the bench you’ll need length on the wing

  • Anthony Brown, more than any player we have, could benifit from some time in the D league, he won’t be able to get the minutes he needs early in the season. If we have an injury to Kobe or Young, he can always be called up. What we will get back, is a more seasoned, experienced player.
    Hibbert, Randle, Kobe, Clarkson, Russell
    Black, Bass, Young, Williams, Huertas

    Kelly, Nance, MWP, & Sacre as reserves for Injury’s
    Anthony Brown in the D league

  • Anthony Brown, more than any player we have, could benifit from some time in the D league, he won’t be able to get the minutes he needs early in the season. If we have an injury to Kobe or Young, he can always be called up. What we will get back, is a more seasoned, experienced player.
    Hibbert, Randle, Kobe, Clarkson, Russell
    Black, Bass, Young, Williams, Huertas

    Kelly, Nance, MWP, & Sacre as reserves for Injury’s
    Anthony Brown in the D league

  • I agree with Daryl. If we are not living in the past, could we at least agree that we are living in a parallel universe compared to the Spurs and GSW?

    I really think some other coaches would have noticed Analytics before Scott did, if he did notice voluntarily, and if he actually understands it. I also think none of the changes in the league since Scott actually played have really phased him. WTF kind of offense are we running? Why are we rehashing Mike Brown’s old Princeton failure? With this team we should be copying GSW on offense and defense. Is this a pride thing? Jerry West isn’t too proud.

    All these guys think we need a SF, I think we need another athletic C even more. God help us if Hibbert goes down.

    We have the rare fortune of having a whole crop of young athletic players that can shoot and play basketball. We can go through the odd contortions of dragging has-beens out of retirement to augment these youngsters in learning intricate, out-of-date offenses and defenses designed to compensate for old, slow players or we could just simplify both and run and swarm and play with a little joy and win some games. There is a choice here.

  • I agree with Daryl. If we are not living in the past, could we at least agree that we are living in a parallel universe compared to the Spurs and GSW?

    I really think some other coaches would have noticed Analytics before Scott did, if he did notice voluntarily, and if he actually understands it. I also think none of the changes in the league since Scott actually played have really phased him. WTF kind of offense are we running? Why are we rehashing Mike Brown’s old Princeton failure? With this team we should be copying GSW on offense and defense. Is this a pride thing? Jerry West isn’t too proud.

    All these guys think we need a SF, I think we need another athletic C even more. God help us if Hibbert goes down.

    We have the rare fortune of having a whole crop of young athletic players that can shoot and play basketball. We can go through the odd contortions of dragging has-beens out of retirement to augment these youngsters in learning intricate, out-of-date offenses and defenses designed to compensate for old, slow players or we could just simplify both and run and swarm and play with a little joy and win some games. There is a choice here.

  • Yeah, but I am entitled to be lame and out-of-it, you young whipper-snappers aren’t.

  • Yeah, but I am entitled to be lame and out-of-it, you young whipper-snappers aren’t.

  • Yes, DP. I would like that roster spot to use on Upshaw if somebody else tries to poach him or on any other unplanned opportunity. I think MWP would have taken the coaching gig if offered, compared to being shown the door. Of course he was afraid of stepping into a new phase of his life. Everyone hates to get old…

  • Yes, DP. I would like that roster spot to use on Upshaw if somebody else tries to poach him or on any other unplanned opportunity. I think MWP would have taken the coaching gig if offered, compared to being shown the door. Of course he was afraid of stepping into a new phase of his life. Everyone hates to get old…

  • Elgin Baylor’s shiftier brother? If so you may remember me. Who are you?

  • Elgin Baylor’s shiftier brother? If so you may remember me. Who are you?

    Let’s talk. You can’t just lay a name like that on a youngster for your own amusement. It takes a certain walk and a certain talk and some grown man bullshit to carry the load and responsibility of a name like that. Let him be himself and see what happens. AB is not Pee’s relative or successor. Don’t put that on him right now.

  • I just let out a loud cackle. You always amuse me but no I am not. Try again. Do my words not sound familiar? Don’t post the name for banning reasons but I am a woman. Now you know should know.

    Anywho as for Swaggy B I did not name him that. Some other Lakers fans did. I just thought it was funny.

  • I just let out a loud cackle. You always amuse me but no I am not. Try again. Do my words not sound familiar? Don’t post the name for banning reasons but I am a woman. Now you know should know.

    Anywho as for Swaggy B I did not name him that. Some other Lakers fans did. I just thought it was funny.

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  • I used to feel embarrassed when a strange attractive woman approached me on the street and gushed about some sexcapade or other act of debauchery I WISH I COULD REMEMBER PARTICIPATING IN. Now, I just ask them straight out if they want to go around the world again. Girls like you mostly say “Yes”. What do you say?

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  • Everyone knows about my mental faculties. I have never seen you tongue-tied before. dw. Are you on good behavior?

  • Everyone knows about my mental faculties. I have never seen you tongue-tied before. dw. Are you on good behavior?

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